#FridayFishFry: 2017 Lenten Fish Frys around New Orleans

fried-fishSeveral churches and community groups around the greater New Orleans area host fish frys during Lent. If you’re looking to grab a plate, there are plenty of places offering that crispy-battered fish with all the fixings.

The Archdiocese of New Orleans lists a round up of local churches participating in #FridayFishFry. Contact the listed organizations for more information about their fish fry.

Contact us if your organization would like to add your fish fry to our list.

West Bank

Algiers

HOLY NAME OF MARY CATHOLIC CHURCH

Parish Address: 500 Eliza St., Algiers

Dates of fish frys: March 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 and April 7 and 14

Hours of operation: 5 to 8 p.m

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both

Menu: Catfish, $9, shrimp, $11, shrimp and catfish combo, $10, shrimp creole, $7 plates served with french fries, bread and choice of two sides: potato salad, green beans or coleslaw; also crawfish boulettes (2), $1; dessert, $1

Cost: see above

Funds to benefit: Money raised goes to maintain and restore parish properties.

Other info: Information: Call 504.362.5511. Station of the Cross 6 p.m. every Friday, during Lent

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ALL SAINTS CATHOLIC CHURCH

Parish Address: 300 Ptolemy St., Algiers

Dates of fish frys: March 3 through April 14

Hours of operation: 11:00 a.m to 7 p.m

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both

Menu: Dinners with fish, baked macaroni, potato salad, vegetable, dessert

Cost: $8

Funds to benefit: parish community needs

Other info: Information: Call 504.361.0335.

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Gretna

ST. CLETUS CATHOLIC CHURCH

Parish Address: 3600 Claire Ave. Gretna, LA 70056 / 504-367-7951

Dates of fish frys: All Friday’s during Lent except Good Friday 4/14

Hours of operation: 5-7:30PM

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both

Menu: Fish, Shrimp and Oyster dinners, Side items, desserts & drinks

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Marrero

VISITATION OF OUR LADY CATHOLIC CHURCH

Parish Address: Visitation of Our Lady School cafeteria, 3500 Ames Blvd., Marrero

Dates of fish frys: Fridays in Lent, except Good Friday

Hours of operation: 5 to 7:00 p.m.

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both

Menu: Extensive menu of fish, shrimp, oyster and half and half po-boys, for $9, $10 and $11.50, respectively; as well as dinner plates with fries, bread, hush puppies and coleslaw for $10, $11, $12.50 and $13.50, respectively. Seafood platters are $15.50. Specialty platters include: baked potato with crawfish etouffe, $10, broiled fish with baked potato, bread and coleslaw, $12; and fish topped with crawfish etouffee with hush puppies, bread and coleslaw, $12. Children’s plates of fish and shrimp, $6, oysters, $8. Drinks and sides available a la carte

Funds to benefit: Money raised goes to school improvements as well as community support

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Waggaman

OUR LADY OF THE ANGELS CHURCH

Parish Address: 6851 River Road Waggaman, LA 70094

Dates of fish frys: March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 April 7

Hours of operation: 11:00 am-1:00 pm and 5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Dine-in or Drive-Thru

Menu: All Fridays – Fried Fish Dinner or Shrimp & Okra Dinner. Alternating Specials such as Shrimp & Grits Dinner or Shrimp Pasta Alfredo Dinner or Fish Cake Dinner

Cost:

Funds to benefit: Reducing Parish Debt.

East Jefferson

Jefferson

ST. AGNES CHURCH

Parish Address: 3410 Jefferson Highway, Jefferson, LA 70121

Dates of fish frys: Friday, March 10; Friday, March 24th and Friday, April 7th (BINGO to follow April 7th fish fry)

Hours of operation: Dinner is served at 5:00pm in the Marquette Activity Center

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both

Menu: Fried Fish, Fried Shrimp, French Fries, Cole Slaw, Hush Puppies and Iced Tea

Cost: $10.00

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Kenner

DIVINE MERCY CATHOLIC CHURCH

Parish Address: 4337 Sal Lentini Pkwy Kenner, LA 70065, 504-466-5016

Dates of fish frys: Fri., March 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7

Hours of operation: 11 am – 7 pm

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both

Menu: A large piece of fish (9oz.) boiled potatoes, corn on the cob and bread.

On March 24th– $10 Fried/Grilled Fish Plate with Corn, Potatoes/Fries

$10 Fried/Grilled Taco Plate with Corn, potatoes/Fries

$8   Fried/Grilled Caesar Salad

$6   Kids Plate – Taco or Fried/Grilled Fish with Fries

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Metairie

OUR LADY OF DIVINE PROVIDENCE CHURCH

Parish Address: 1000 N. Starrett Rd., Metairie

Dates of fish frys: All Fridays during Lent except Good Friday

Hours of operation: 5:15 p.m.-til

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Drive-thru only

Menu: Fried catfish, corn on the cob, red potatoes, bread

Cost: $8

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ST. ANGELA MERICI CATHOLIC CHURCH

Parish Address: 835 Melody Dr., Metairie, LA 70002, 504-835-0324

Dates of fish frys: March 10th , 24th, and April 7th

Hours of operation: 5-9:00pm in Msgr. Kern Center (gym)

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both

Menu: Fried Catfish Plate

Fried Shrimp Plate

Grilled Catfish Plate

Soup

Pizza/Fries

Child’s Plate

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ST. ANN CHURCH & SHRINE

Parish Address: 3601 Transcontinental Drive, Metairie

Office: The parish office is located at 4940 Meadowdale, Metairie 70006 and the phone number is 504-455-7071.  Email: contact@stannchurchandshrine.org

Dates of fish frys: Friday, March 17 and Friday April 7 in St. Ann Cafeteria

Hours of operation: 6-8 p.m.

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both and drive-thru, see drive-thru map and more information here.

Menu:

Fish Dinner $8

Shrimp Dinner $8

Combination Fish/Shrimp Dinner $10

All dinners will be served with your choice of potato, Men’s Club Salad and garlic bread

Seafood Gumbo by the bowl $5

Cheese Pizza by the slice $2

Fries by the Order $1

Cost: see above, cash or check accepted

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ST. BENILDE CATHOLIC CHURCH

Parish Address: 1901 Division Dr.

Dates of fish frys: 3/10

Hours of operation: 5:30 pm-8:00pm

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both

Menu: fried soft shell crab, fish, grilled redfish, and even Thai Shrimp Tacos along with the regular items.

Cost: range from $6-$12

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ST. CATHERINE OF SIENA CATHOLIC CHURCH

Parish Address: 105 Bonnabel Blvd., Metairie, LA 70005

Dates of fish frys: March 10, 17, 24, 31 and April 7

Hours of operation: 5-7:30pm

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both

Menu: Fish Plate $9

Shrimp Plate $9

Combo Plate $9

Soft shell crab $9

Pizza $2

Plates include hushpuppies, French fries and Italian salad and drinks and desserts will be available for purchase.

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ST. CLEMENT OF ROME

Parish Address: 3978 W. Esplanade Ave. S, Metairie, LA 70002

Dates of fish frys: March 10, 17 and 24

Hours of operation: 5:30pm – til

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both & drive-thru is on Cleary Ave. side of school

Menu: changes weekly, email Greg Bucher at gbucher@bellsouth.net

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ST. FRANCIS XAVIER

Parish Address: 444 Metairie Rd.

Dates of fish frys: 3/10-3/24

Hours of operation: 6:00 pm-8:00pm

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both

Menu:  fried catfish, potatoes, and salad. Seafood gumbo is also available.

Cost: range from $6-$9

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ST. LOUIS KING OF FRANCE

Parish Address: 1600 Lake Ave.

Dates of fish frys: 3/10, 3/24, 3/31

Hours of operation: 4:30 pm-8:30pm

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both

Menu: fried fish or shrimp or a combo plate with fries and coleslaw.

Cost: $10.00

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ST. PHILIP NERI CATHOLIC CHURCH

Parish Address: 6500 Kawanee Ave., Metairie, LA 70003, 504-887-5535

Dates of fish frys: March 17th

Hours of operation: 6:30-8:30 PM in the parishioners center (Guests 55 and over may dine at 5:30 p.m.)

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both

Menu: delicious golden fried fish, Cajun boiled potatoes, and boiled corn or salad.  Pizza, beer, and a la carte items will also be available for purchase. Girl scouts will sell desserts

Cost: Adults $10 and $6 for children

New Orleans

BROTHER MARTIN

Parish Address: The Benson Mall on campus, 4401 Elysian Fields Ave.

Dates of fish frys: March 24

Hours of operation: 4:00 pm-8:00 pm

www.brothermartin.com

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HOLY NAME OF MARY CATHOLIC CHURCH

Parish Address: 500 Eliza St., New Orleans, LA 70114, 504-362-5511

Dates of fish frys: March 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 and April 7 and 14

Hours of operation: 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both

Menu: Catfish Plate – $9.00

Shrimp Plate – $11.00

Shrimp and Catfish Plate – $10.00

Shrimp Creole – $7.00

Crawfish Boulettes (2) – $1.00

Dessert – $1.00

Served with French fries, bread and choice of

two sides – potato salad, green beans or coleslaw

Funds to benefit: for parish fellowship and funds raised are used to maintain and restore parish properties.

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OUR LADY OF THE ROSARY PARISH

Parish Address: 3368 Esplanade Avenue (School Cafeteria) 504-488-2659, office@ourladyoftherosary-no.com

Dates of fish frys: March 10, March 17, and March 24

Hours of operation: 5:30pm to 8:00pm

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both

Menu: Fried Fish, French Fries, Green Beans and Coleslaw

Cost: $8.00  (Desserts and Drinks are available at an additional charge).

Funds to benefit: for parish fellowship and funds raised are used to maintain and restore parish properties.

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ST. ANDREW THE APOSTLE

Parish Address: 3101 Eton Street, NOLA, 70131

Dates of fish frys: March 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st & April 7th

Hours of operation: 5-8pm

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both

Menu:  catfish platter, shrimp platter or combination. more options available

Cost: $10.00

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ST. GABRIEL THE ARCHANGEL

Parish Address: 4700 Pineda St.

Dates of fish frys: Every Friday from March 3-4/7

Hours of operation: 11:00am- 7pm in the parish hall

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both

Menu:  fried or baked fish, macaroni & cheese, salad, a vegetable, dessert , bread, and a drink.

Cost: $10.00

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ST. MARIA GORETTI

Parish Address: 7300 Crowder Blvd

Dates of fish frys: March 3

Hours of operation: 12:00 pm- 7pm

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both

Menu: Fried fish, potato salad, macaroni & cheese, a vegetable, bread, and dessert.

Cost: $10.00

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ST. MARY OF THE ANGELS

Parish Address: 3501 N. Miro

Dates of fish frys: Every Friday from March 3-4/7

Hours of operation: 11:00am- 5:30pm

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both

Menu:  fried fish, peas, bread, potato salad, macaroni & cheese and dessert

Cost: $10.00

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ST. PAUL THE APOSTLE

Parish Address: 6828 Chef Menteur Hwy. New Orleans, LA 70126, 504-242-8820

Dates of fish frys: March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 and April 7

Hours of operation: 11:00am to 6:00pm

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both

Menu: Crispy fried fish, delicious macaroni and cheese, seasoned green peas or string beans, fabulous potato salad, bread and a dessert. Drinks available.

Cost: $8.00

St. Bernard

Violet

OUR LADY OF LOURDES

Parish Address: 2621 Colonial Blvd. Violet, LA

Dates of fish frys: March 3, 10, 24, 31 April 7

Hours of operation: 5:00 pm-8:00 pm

St. Bernard

ST. BERNARD CATHOLIC CHURCH

Parish Address: 2805 Bayou Road, st. Bernard, LA

Dates of fish frys: Now through April 7

Hours of operations: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Menu: Fried shrimp, oysters, fish, stuffed crabs along with lots of sides such as green beans, potato salad, baked mac, shrimp fettuccine, gumbo, etc. Drinks and desserts are also available for $1 each.

Cost: Prices vary depeding on the dinner or po-boy

North Shore

Covington

MOST HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC CHURCH

Parish Address: 501 Holy Trinity Dr, Covington

Dates of fish frys: Every Friday in Lent until 4/7

Hours of operation: 5:00-7:00PM

Menu: fried catfish or shrimp, baked macaroni & cheese or fries, hush puppies, salad and drink.

Cost: $10

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ST. BENEDICT CHURCH

Parish Address: 20370 Smith Rd., Covington / 985-892-5202

Dates of fish frys: Friday March 10, 24 and April 7

Hours of operation: 4-7:00PM

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ST. PETER CATHOLIC CHURCH

Parish Address: 125 E. Nineteenth Ave, Covington

Dates of fish frys: Every Friday in Lent until 4/7

Hours of operation: 5:30-8:00PM

Menu: fried fish or shrimp with coleslaw, fries, and Abita root beer.

Cost: $10

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Lacombe

ST. JOHN OF THE CROSS

Parish Address: 61030 Brier Lake Dr. Lacombe, LA 70445, 985-882-3779

Dates of fish frys: March 10th, 24th and April 7th

Hours of operation: 5:00 – 7:30pm

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both

Menu:

$8.00 for Fish   $9.00 for Combo   $10.00 for Shrimp

served with coleslaw, smashed potatoes, hush puppies and a roll

Drinks for sale from the Youth Group and a Ladies Guild Bake Sale for desserts

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Madisonville

ST. ANSELM CATHOLIC CHURCH

Parish Address: 306 St. Mary Street Madisonville, LA 70447, 985-845-7342

Dates of fish frys: March 3,10, 17  – DRIVE UP ONLY 24, 31 and April 7

Hours of operation: Drive thru begins at 4:00 p.m. and dine-in begins at 5:00 p.m.

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both

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Mandeville

MARY, QUEEN OF PEACE CATHOLIC CHURCH

Parish Address: 1501 West Causeway Approach Mandeville, LA 70471

Dates of fish frys: Every Friday starting March 3, except for Good Friday

Hours of operation: 5 to 7:30 p.m.

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both

Menu: Fried fish, baked fish, or fried shrimp with potato salad or French fries, salad dessert and soft drink.

Cost: $10 a plate

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OUR LADY OF THE LAKE

Parish Address: 312 Lafitte St.

Dates of fish frys: All Fridays during Lent except Good Friday

Hours of operation: 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Drive-thru only

Menu: either fried or baked fish with your choice of three sides and bread. The sides available are macaroni & cheese, green beans, fries, and coleslaw.

Cost: $10 and $5 children’s plate

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Slidell

ST. GENEVIEVE CATHOLIC CHURCH

Parish Address: 158203 Highway 433, Slidell, LA

Dates of fish frys: March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7

Hours of operation: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in parish hall

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Dine-in or take out

Menu:  on March 8: Fried Catfish, French Fries, Cole Slaw, and Roll/ Other dates: Fried Catfish, Macaroni & Cheese, Potato Salad, Green Peas & Roll. Drinks and desserts are available for purchase

Cost: $8

Funds to benefit: Dine-in or drive-through

Other info: Raffle tickets will be on sale for $1.00 apiece and will be sold during the fish fry and before and after all weekend masses. 1st Prize is a 50 quart Yeti Cooler, 2nd Prize is a 1000 Watt Battery Booster, 3rd Prize is a 400 Watt Battery Booster, 4th and 5th Prize is a $50 Gift Certificate to Sportsman’s Warehouse

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ST. MARGARET MARY CATHOLIC CHURCH

Parish Address: 1050A Robert Road, Slidell, LA

Dates of fish frys: March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7, 14

Hours of operation: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Dine-in or Drive-thru

Menu: Fried fish, mac and cheese, coleslaw and roll or blackened shrimp pasta, green beans and roll

Cost: $8

Funds to benefit: Dine-in or drive-through

Other info: contact parish office for Lenten offerings at 985-643-6124/ Web: http://www.saintmmchurch.org

River Parishes

ST. MARK CATHOLIC CHURCH

Parish Address: 10771 River Rd, Ama, LA 70031, in the Fr. Cote Center

Dates of fish frys: Fridays: 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31 and 4/7

Hours of operation: Meals served 5-7PM; Phone orders are taken starting at 4PM at 504.431.8507

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both

Menu:

Fried fish plates, $9

Fried shrimp plates, $9

Shrimp stew plates, $9

½ and ½ plate, $9

“Ama Special”, a combination of all of the above, $12.00

Our dinners include potato salad or french fries, as well as cole slaw and french bread

Child’s plates include fried fish OR fried shrimp OR shrimp stew w/fries, $5

Drinks and desserts sold separately

Funds to benefit: St. March Catholic Church Parish

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ST. CHARLES BORROMEO

Parish Address: 13996 River Rd. Destrehan

Dates of fish frys: 3/10 and 3/31

Hours of operation: 5:00 pm-8:00pm

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both

Menu: fried fish, roasted potatoes, salad & bread.

Cost: $8 in advance + $10 at the door

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HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC CHURCH

Parish Address: 155 Holy Family Lane, Luling

Dates of fish frys: 3/10-3/31

Hours of operation: 5:00 pm-til

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both

Menu: fried catfish, white beans with shrimp, salad and bread.

Cost: $8

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SACRED HEART OF JESUS CATHOLIC CHURCH

Parish Address: 401 Spruce St., Norco

Dates of fish frys: 3/10-4/7

Hours of operation: 4-7pm

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both

Menu: Dinner includes fried catfish fillets, fries, hush puppies, coleslaw and cake for $8. Onion mums are also available for $6.

 

Outside New Orleans Area

Hammond

HOLY GHOST CATHOLIC CHURCH

Parish Address: 600 N. Oak St, Hammond

Dates of fish frys: Every Friday during Lent until 4/7

Hours of operation: 5 to 7 p.m

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both

Menu:  fried fish or shrimp

Cost: $7-$8

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Abita Springs

ST. JANE DE CHANTAL CATHOLIC CHURCH

Parish Address: 72040 Maple St, Abita Springs

Dates of fish frys: Every Friday during Lent until 4/7

Hours of operation: 5 to 8 p.m

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both

Menu:  fried fish or shrimp, with coleslaw, baked potatoes or fries, and a soft drink.

Cost: $8

See also:

Fried Fish in New Orleans: 10 Great Spots

Give Thanks for this Catfish Po-Boy during Lent