#FishFryFriday: List of 2017 Lenten fish frys around New Orleans

Would you like to add your event to the list? Email webteam@wwltv.com with all details including dates, times, location and costs as well as menu items available. 

NEW ORLEANS -- Several area churches and organizations offer to-go and dine-in meals of fried fish and sides during the season of Lent.

The meals are usually served on Fridays, but some frys occur on other days of the week. Many menus have grown to include additional options like fried shrimp or seafood gumbo as well as non-traditional items like pizza and spaghetti.

Ama

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 4 p.m. 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

Cost: see above

Funds to benefit: St. March Catholic Church Parish

 

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: 5-7:30 p.m.

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both

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

 

ST. AGNES CHURCH

Parish Address: 3410 Jefferson Highway, Jefferson, LA 70121

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

Hours of operation: Dinner is served at 5 p.m. 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

 

Jefferson

MAGNOLIA COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC.
Dates: March 10 and March 31
Times: 3-7 p.m.
Location: 100 Central Ave, Jefferson, LA 70121
Costs: $10 Fish or Shrimp PoBoys/Platters, $12 Half and Half PoBoys/Platters
Menu Items: Fish or Shrimp PoBoys (includes fries); Fish or Shrimp Platters (includes mac-n-cheese, green beans, bread & a cookie)

Pre-Order at http://bit.ly/2jEZxFU or by calling Maria at 504-731-1326

 

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 a.m. - 7 p.m.

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 24- $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

Cost: See above

 

Lacombe

ST. JOHN OF THE CROSS

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

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

Hours of operation: 5 – 7:30 p.m.

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both

Menu: $8 for Fish, $9 for Combo, $10 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

Cost: See above

 

LACOMBE VILLAGE CHURCH

29180 US-190, Lacombe, LA 70445

Dates of fish frys: March 3, 17 and 31

Hours of operation: 5 – 7:30 p.m.

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both

Menu: $8 for Fish, $9 for Combo, $10 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

Cost: See above

 

LACOMBE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

27577 St. Joseph Street, Lacombe, La. 70445

Dates of fish frys: Friday 3/10, 3/24 and April 7

Hours of Operation: Meals served from 4:30 - 7 p.m.

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both

Menu:

Fried Fish Plates $8
Fried Shrimp Plates $10
Combo Plate  $9

Dinners include potatoes, coleslaw and french bread

Drinks and desserts sold separately

Funds to benefit: Lacombe United Methodist Church Mission Committee

 

SACRED HEART CHURCH IN LACOMBE

28088 Main Street Lacombe

Dates of fish frys: All Fridays during Lent except March 17

Hours of operation: Noon until 7 p.m.

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both

Menu: Fried Fish and Fried Shrimp with sides and dessert $10

 

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 p.m. and dine-in begins at 5 p.m.

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both

Menu: See the menu here. ATTACH

Cost: See above

 

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

 

Metairie

ST. ANGELA MERICI CATHOLIC CHURCH

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

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

Hours of operation: 5-9 p.m. 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

 

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

 

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: 5-7:30 p.m.

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both

Menu: Fish Plate $9

Shrimp Plate $9

Combo Plate $9

Soft shell crab $12

Pizza $2

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

Cost: see above

 

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

 

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS

Parish Address: 1427 Seminole Avenue (Enter on Ash Street across from St Louis King of France Church), Metairie, LA 70005, 504-835-9892

Dates of fish fry: March 3, 2017

Hours of operation: 5-7:30 p.m. at Bucktown Hall (formally the Knights of Columbus Hall)

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Both

Menu: Fried Catfish Plate or Fried Shrimp Plate with French Fries and Cole Slaw

Desserts and Drinks available for purchase

Cost: $10.00 a plate

 

ST. BENILDE MEN'S CLUB

School Cafeteria, 1800 Division St., Metairie 70001

Dates of fish frys: March 10

Hours of operation: 5:30 - 8 p.m.

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Pick-up

Menu: 

Adult Fish Plate $10 advance/$11 at door

Child Fish Plate $6 advance/$7 at door

Fish and Shrimp Combo* $11 advance/$12 at door

Soft Shell Crab Plate* $11 advance/$12 at door

Grilled Redfish with Shrimp Cream Sauce $11 advance/$12 at door

Crab and Corn Bisque $6

Seafood Gumbo $5

Fish Taco** $6

Thai Shrimp Taco** $6

Slice Cheese Pizza $2

Drinks/Beer $1/$3

*Limited supply guaranteed only by pre-sale order

**While supplies last

Additional Info: Buying tickets in advance will allow you to skip the line. Please return pre-sale orders to school/parish no later than Wednesday, March 8 for March 10 Fish Fy and by Wednesday March 29 for March 31 Fish Fry. 

 

ST. MARY MAGDALEN CHURCH

Parish Address: 6425 W Metairie Ave., Metairie LA 70003 (school cafeteria)
Dates of fish frys: March 10th and March 24th
Hours of operation: 5:30 – 8:00 P.M.
Pick-up or eat-in or both? Dine-in and Drive-thru
Menu: Catfish and Shrimp Platters served with hot potatoes, coleslaw and bread $9.00
   Pizza $2/slice
   Crawfish Cakes $3.00 ea
   Gumbo $4.00 cup
   Soft drinks, water and beer

 

New Orleans

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: 5-8 p.m.

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

Cost: see above

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

 

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: 5:30 to  8 p.m.

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.

 

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 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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

Funds to benefit: the church parish of St. Anthony & KC #2409 youth programs.

 

ST. KATHARINE DREXEL PARISH

Parish Address: 3319 Danneel Street, New Orleans, La. 70115

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

Hours of operation: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Pick-up

Menu: Fish, Potato Salad, Baked Macaroni, Peas, Cake/Bread/Tartar Sauce, Cold Drink

Cost: $10.00

Pre-Orders Call: (504) 402-0158.

Delivery Available for 5 or more orders

 

SEASONS OF LOUISIANA CATERING

5108 Eastern Street, Gentilly

Dates of fish frys: Every Friday during Lent

Hours of Operation: 11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Pick-up // Delivery available for orders $50 or more

Menu: Choose 1 $10: Overstuffed Bell Pepper, Herb Baked Chicken, Fried Catfish

Crab Stuffed Catfish $16 

All with Creole Potato Salad, Mac N Cheese and Peas

Sol Feast: Fried Catfish, Fried Shrimp, Seafood Stuffed Bell Pepper (Shrimp, Crab, Crawfish only) Blackened Shrimp Potato Salad, Mac N Cheese and Peas $25

(504) 881-6370 // seasonscateringnola.com

 

Violet

OUR LADY OF LOURDES CATHOLIC CHURCH

2621 Colonial Blvd., Violet, La. 

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

Hours: 5-8 p.m.

Menu: Fried Catfish Plate $10; Fried Shrimp Plate $10; Combo Plate $10 // All served with French Fries, bread and choice of one side. 

Seafood Pasta (bowl) $5; Seafood Gumbo (bowl) $5

Side Orders: French Fries $2; Cole Slaw $2; Potato Salad $2; Cajun Potatoes $2; Green Bean Casserole $2; Baked Macaroni $2

Soft Drinks/Water $1; Desserts $1

 

 

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 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5 p.m.-7 p.m.

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

Funds to benefit: Reducing Parish Debt

 

Westwego

WESTWEGO VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANY #1

677 Avenue H., Westwego

Dates of fish frys: Beginning Friday March 3

Hours: Serving begins at 5 p.m.

Pick-up or eat-in or both? Dine in or take out. Phone orders taken until 8 p.m. on day of event (504) 341-1196

Menu: Fish $7; Shrimp $8; Combo Fish & Shrimp $10 // All plates served with Mac N Cheese or Fries, Corn, Salad, Dinner Roll and Dessert

 

 

This list is compiled by the Archdiocese of New Orleans. To add your event, please email webteam@wwltv.com.

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