March 11, 2022

St. Louis Fish Fry Feasts to Try in 2022 [PHOTOS]

Fish fry season has begun and St. Louisans are stoked. Fish fries are more than just occasions that mark Lent; they’re a great way to get reacquainted with your community after a long, cold winter.

With an abundance of options in town, there's a perfect fish fry for each family in St. Louis.

Scroll down to view images
The One with History
St. Ferdinand Catholic Church
(1765 Charbonier Road, Florissant; 314-837-3165)
St. Ferdinand committed to fryin' up fish in 1954 and hasn't stopped since. The fish fry turns the dial up for Lent but offers other feasts year round.
OTHER INFO: Prices range from $1.25 for shrimp to $16.10 per pound. Sides, desserts, cod, fried or baked fish all available. Carry out only. Every Friday: Has normal hours, Lent hours and Good Friday hours.
Find out more here.
Photo credit: @jeffreyww / Flickr
The One with History

St. Ferdinand Catholic Church
(1765 Charbonier Road, Florissant; 314-837-3165)

St. Ferdinand committed to fryin' up fish in 1954 and hasn't stopped since. The fish fry turns the dial up for Lent but offers other feasts year round.

OTHER INFO: Prices range from $1.25 for shrimp to $16.10 per pound. Sides, desserts, cod, fried or baked fish all available. Carry out only. Every Friday: Has normal hours, Lent hours and Good Friday hours.

Find out more here.

Photo credit: @jeffreyww / Flickr
The One For People Who Didn't Plan in Advance
Saint Mary Magdalen Catholic Church
(2618 South Brentwood Boulevard, Brentwood; 314-961-8400)
If the kiddos demand God's Cod but you didn't place an order earlier in the week, St. Mary Magdalen will hook you up with their on-demand drive-through.
OTHER INFO: Prices range from $8  (for seafood gumbo) to $24 (for a family meal deal). Drive-through only, no ordering in advance, dates are March 11, 18, 25; April 1, 8, 15 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Find out more here.
Photo credit: Robin Wheeler
The One For People Who Didn't Plan in Advance

Saint Mary Magdalen Catholic Church
(2618 South Brentwood Boulevard, Brentwood; 314-961-8400)

If the kiddos demand God's Cod but you didn't place an order earlier in the week, St. Mary Magdalen will hook you up with their on-demand drive-through.

OTHER INFO: Prices range from $8 (for seafood gumbo) to $24 (for a family meal deal). Drive-through only, no ordering in advance, dates are March 11, 18, 25; April 1, 8, 15 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Find out more here.

Photo credit: Robin Wheeler
The One That's Big on Catfish
Epiphany of Our Lord
(6596 Smiley Avenue, 314-781-1199)
In addition to the traditional fried cod, Epiphany of Our Lord serves cornmeal-crusted catfish, fried jack salmon and battered shrimp.
OTHER INFO:Prices range from $1.25 (per shrimp) to $7.00 for catfish. Carry-out only, order in advance. Dates are March 11, 25; April 1 and 8. 
Find out more here.
Photo credit: Cheryl Baehr
The One That's Big on Catfish

Epiphany of Our Lord
(6596 Smiley Avenue, 314-781-1199)

In addition to the traditional fried cod, Epiphany of Our Lord serves cornmeal-crusted catfish, fried jack salmon and battered shrimp.

OTHER INFO:Prices range from $1.25 (per shrimp) to $7.00 for catfish. Carry-out only, order in advance. Dates are March 11, 25; April 1 and 8.

Find out more here.

Photo credit: Cheryl Baehr
The One With Toasted Ravioli
St. Joan of Arc
(5821 Pernod Avenue, 314-752-4171)
St. Joan of Arc returns for this year's fish fry with dine-in or carry out options. There are separate Lent-approved menu items for the kiddos and feasts for those craving the classics. The church also offers a la carte items for $3 to $6 if you're not that hungry but still want to enjoy Fish Fry Fridays.
OTHER INFO: Prices range from $4 on the kids menu to $11 on the adult menu. Dine-in or carry-out, masks required while walking around inside the area. St. Joan of Arc’s fish fry is every Friday of Lent (March 4 - April 8), 4 to 7 p.m. 
Find out more here.
Photo credit: Robin Wheeler
The One With Toasted Ravioli

St. Joan of Arc
(5821 Pernod Avenue, 314-752-4171)

St. Joan of Arc returns for this year's fish fry with dine-in or carry out options. There are separate Lent-approved menu items for the kiddos and feasts for those craving the classics. The church also offers a la carte items for $3 to $6 if you're not that hungry but still want to enjoy Fish Fry Fridays.

OTHER INFO: Prices range from $4 on the kids menu to $11 on the adult menu. Dine-in or carry-out, masks required while walking around inside the area. St. Joan of Arc’s fish fry is every Friday of Lent (March 4 - April 8), 4 to 7 p.m.

Find out more here.

Photo credit: Robin Wheeler
The One That's a Fiesta
Parroquia Santa Cecilia
(906 Eichelberger Street, 314-351-1318)
For a Lenten experience unlike any other in town, Parroquia Santa Cecilia's Mexican fish fry offers an array of dishes including chile releno, bean tostadas and fried cheese quesadillas.
OTHER INFO:Prices range from $2 (for a side dish) to $23 (for a dozen tamales). Curbside pick-up only, orders must be placed online in advance. Dates are March 11, 18, 25; April 1 and 8.
Find out more here.
Photo credit: Rease Kirchner
The One That's a Fiesta

Parroquia Santa Cecilia
(906 Eichelberger Street, 314-351-1318)

For a Lenten experience unlike any other in town, Parroquia Santa Cecilia's Mexican fish fry offers an array of dishes including chile releno, bean tostadas and fried cheese quesadillas.

OTHER INFO:Prices range from $2 (for a side dish) to $23 (for a dozen tamales). Curbside pick-up only, orders must be placed online in advance. Dates are March 11, 18, 25; April 1 and 8.

Find out more here.

Photo credit: Rease Kirchner
The One Where the Midwest Meets Mexico
Our Lady of Guadalupe
(1115 S. Florissant Road, Cool Valley; 314-522-9264)
To get both classic fish fry items and Mexican dishes, hit up this fry in Cool Valley where flaky cornmeal-breaded cod loins meet tacos, beans and guac.
OTHER INFO: Prices range from $5 to $10. Curbside pickup (orders in advance only) or dine in. Dates include March 11, 18, 25; April 1, 8; 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Find out more here.
Photo credit: Robin Wheeler
The One Where the Midwest Meets Mexico

Our Lady of Guadalupe
(1115 S. Florissant Road, Cool Valley; 314-522-9264)

To get both classic fish fry items and Mexican dishes, hit up this fry in Cool Valley where flaky cornmeal-breaded cod loins meet tacos, beans and guac.

OTHER INFO: Prices range from $5 to $10. Curbside pickup (orders in advance only) or dine in. Dates include March 11, 18, 25; April 1, 8; 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Find out more here.

Photo credit: Robin Wheeler
The One That's All-Vegetarian
First Unitarian Church of St. Louis
(5007 Waterman Boulevard, 314-361-0595)
If you're a vegetarian but want to get in on the fish fry action, hit up the First Unitarian Church of St. Louis to enjoy a feast of non-fish options like falafel, hummus and vegetarian chili.
OTHER INFO:Prices range from $6 (for kids' meals) to $11 (for adult meals). Curbside pick-up, carry-out and limited in-person dining. All meals must be pre-ordered. Only on April 1 from 5:30 until 8 p.m. 
Find out more here.
Photo credit: Liz Miller
The One That's All-Vegetarian

First Unitarian Church of St. Louis
(5007 Waterman Boulevard, 314-361-0595)

If you're a vegetarian but want to get in on the fish fry action, hit up the First Unitarian Church of St. Louis to enjoy a feast of non-fish options like falafel, hummus and vegetarian chili.

OTHER INFO:Prices range from $6 (for kids' meals) to $11 (for adult meals). Curbside pick-up, carry-out and limited in-person dining. All meals must be pre-ordered. Only on April 1 from 5:30 until 8 p.m.

Find out more here.

Photo credit: Liz Miller
The One With Options
Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church
(1910 Serbian Drive, 314-776-3262)
An extensive menu takes center stage at Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church. There's something for everyone here, and the hours are perfect if you're getting off of work and have a hankering for some delicious fish fry offerings.
OTHER INFO: Prices range from $2 for just side items up to $15 for plates. Dine in. Every Friday of Lent until April 8, 5 to 7:30 p.m. 
Find out more here.
Photo credit: screengrab via Google Maps
The One With Options

Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church
(1910 Serbian Drive, 314-776-3262)

An extensive menu takes center stage at Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church. There's something for everyone here, and the hours are perfect if you're getting off of work and have a hankering for some delicious fish fry offerings.

OTHER INFO: Prices range from $2 for just side items up to $15 for plates. Dine in. Every Friday of Lent until April 8, 5 to 7:30 p.m.

Find out more here.

Photo credit: screengrab via Google Maps
The One That’s Worth Planning For in Advance
Knights of Columbus Council #8887 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church
(17 Ann Avenue, Valley Park; no phone)
This fish fry advocates for its guests to pre order so they can have plenty of time to prepare for dinner. It's convenient and speedy.
OTHER INFO: Turns off orders at 3 p.m. every Friday. Prices range from $8 to $15, extras cost $1 and up.  Drive thru, chance to skip the line with order ahead. March 11, 18, 25, April , April 8, April 15; 4 to 7:30 p.m. 
Find out more here.
Photo credit: Screengrab via Google Maps
The One That’s Worth Planning For in Advance

Knights of Columbus Council #8887 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church
(17 Ann Avenue, Valley Park; no phone)

This fish fry advocates for its guests to pre order so they can have plenty of time to prepare for dinner. It's convenient and speedy.

OTHER INFO: Turns off orders at 3 p.m. every Friday. Prices range from $8 to $15, extras cost $1 and up. Drive thru, chance to skip the line with order ahead. March 11, 18, 25, April , April 8, April 15; 4 to 7:30 p.m.

Find out more here.

Photo credit: Screengrab via Google Maps
The One the Kids Will Like
St. Peter Catholic Church
(243 West Argonne Drive, Kirkwood; 314-966-8600)
Although slightly puzzling, this fish fry offers the picky eaters of the world a fighting chance: Kids can choose between cheese pizza or fried chicken strips. Baked mac and cheese also hits the menu, so kids around St. Louis can rejoice.
OTHER INFO: Kids meals are $5, a la carte items range from $1.25 to $8, adult meals are $11 and seniors cost $8. Dine in and drive thru. Fridays from 4 to 7:30 p.m. 
Find out more here.
Photo credit: screengrab viaGoogle Maps
The One the Kids Will Like

St. Peter Catholic Church
(243 West Argonne Drive, Kirkwood; 314-966-8600)

Although slightly puzzling, this fish fry offers the picky eaters of the world a fighting chance: Kids can choose between cheese pizza or fried chicken strips. Baked mac and cheese also hits the menu, so kids around St. Louis can rejoice.

OTHER INFO: Kids meals are $5, a la carte items range from $1.25 to $8, adult meals are $11 and seniors cost $8. Dine in and drive thru. Fridays from 4 to 7:30 p.m.

Find out more here.

Photo credit: screengrab viaGoogle Maps