March 07, 2014

10 Cleveland Fish Fries Worth a Visit this Season

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Prosperity Social Club rocks the Fish Fry with meaty fried haddock and house-made cheddar mac & cheese. Upgrade your dish for a few bucks and get the homemade periogies. Prosperity Social Club is even open for lunch on Friday's during Lent.
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Prosperity Social Club rocks the Fish Fry with meaty fried haddock and house-made cheddar mac & cheese. Upgrade your dish for a few bucks and get the homemade periogies. Prosperity Social Club is even open for lunch on Friday's during Lent.
The Anti-Fish Fry: no fryers needed here. Grumpy's serves up a lightly breaded and grilled haddock along with herb roasted potatoes, and Southwest slaw. Add pierogies for $2 more. Served every Friday through Lent.
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The Anti-Fish Fry: no fryers needed here. Grumpy's serves up a lightly breaded and grilled haddock along with herb roasted potatoes, and Southwest slaw. Add pierogies for $2 more. Served every Friday through Lent.
The eastside institution has a plethora of fried fish deliciousness. They offer a variety of fish including pike, perch, walleye, cajun catfish, and tilapia. All served with fries and slaw. The Academy also slings crab cakes, crab soup, New England clam chowder, and macaroni and cheese.
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The eastside institution has a plethora of fried fish deliciousness. They offer a variety of fish including pike, perch, walleye, cajun catfish, and tilapia. All served with fries and slaw. The Academy also slings crab cakes, crab soup, New England clam chowder, and macaroni and cheese.
The new eastside hot spot is doing this British comfort food right. A giant piece of haddock is beer battered, fried golden brown, and served with a killer house made tartar and steak fries.
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The new eastside hot spot is doing this British comfort food right. A giant piece of haddock is beer battered, fried golden brown, and served with a killer house made tartar and steak fries.
Sticking to its Irish Cleveland roots, PJ McIntyres lightly batters fresh ocean perch(which is the secret) and deep fries to perfection. The dish is then served with piping hot fries and house-made slaw. Get there early on Friday, it fills up fast.
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Sticking to its Irish Cleveland roots, PJ McIntyres lightly batters fresh ocean perch(which is the secret) and deep fries to perfection. The dish is then served with piping hot fries and house-made slaw. Get there early on Friday, it fills up fast.
A recent James Beard Award winning establishment, this Cleveland legend practically invented the fish fry. Their Lake Erie perch fish fry has people lined up out the door. Literally. We suggest the corn and pierogies as your sides.
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A recent James Beard Award winning establishment, this Cleveland legend practically invented the fish fry. Their Lake Erie perch fish fry has people lined up out the door. Literally. We suggest the corn and pierogies as your sides.
Becoming a local fish legend, Around the Corner Cafe has a secret weapon in their fish fry; Great Lakes Christmas Ale. That's right. The folks at ATC use the coveted holiday beer in their savory batter that coats the hearty cod fish. Just down right awesome.
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Becoming a local fish legend, Around the Corner Cafe has a secret weapon in their fish fry; Great Lakes Christmas Ale. That's right. The folks at ATC use the coveted holiday beer in their savory batter that coats the hearty cod fish. Just down right awesome.
You may know the name Kate's Seafood from the West Side Market, but this West 25th grab-and-go spot knows fish fries 365 days a year.
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You may know the name Kate's Seafood from the West Side Market, but this West 25th grab-and-go spot knows fish fries 365 days a year.
Big things come in small packages and that is so true at The Little Polish Diner in Parma. Try the fried flounder fish fry with cabbage and noodles instead of the fries.
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Big things come in small packages and that is so true at The Little Polish Diner in Parma. Try the fried flounder fish fry with cabbage and noodles instead of the fries.
Located on the water this throw back fish joint has been frying up fish fries for decades. Our choice is the Lake Erie perch. You can't miss.
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Located on the water this throw back fish joint has been frying up fish fries for decades. Our choice is the Lake Erie perch. You can't miss.