Milwaukee guide to carry-out fish fry
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Fish fry is a Friday tradition. And it's not a tradition you need to sacrifice. There are a variety of bars and restaurants across the city who've continued to fire up their fryers to support their employees and bring you delicious carry-out versions of all of your favorite items.
We'll be updating this list of available fish fries each week. And whether you choose to support one of them – or another restaurant – for dinner tonight, know that your order is making a difference for someone else.
Remember: Be safe. Be kind. And tip generously.
3041 N Mayfair Rd., (414) 476-6900
Alioto's is offering curbside pick-up and drive-thru service Tuesday through Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 7 :30 p.m. and Saturday from 4 to 8 p.m. Fish fry is available on Fridays from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Call ahead for pick-up. Watch their Facebook page for specials and updates.
724 E. Layton Ave., (414) 483-0345
Amelias's is offering drive-thru service daily from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., including fish fry on Fridays. Watch their Facebook for updates and specials.
Bass Bay Brewhouse
S79W15851 Aud Mar Dr., Muskego, (414) 377-9449
Bass Bay is offering carry-out, including their popular Friday night fish fry, which features hand-breaded Atlantic Cod served with tartar sauce, french fries, marbled rye and coleslaw. Call the restaurant to place your order.
342 E. Silver Spring Dr., Whitefish Bay, (414) 455-3045
The Bay is offering fish fry on Friday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Delivery is available through Uber Eats, GrubHub and Door Dash. Options include fried shrimp, haddock or perch with housemade cocktail sauce and coleslaw. Meals are served with rye bread, lemon & choice of fries, baked potato or chips.
3907 S. Lake Dr., Saint Francis, (414) 744-3722
Bert's is open for carry-out daily from 3 to 9 p.m. Call to place your order for pick-up. And watch their Facebook page for nightly deals, including their Friday night cod fry, plus deals on wine and beer to go.
The Brass Tap
7808 W. Layton Ave., Greenfield, (414) 301-4054
The Brass Tap is offering carry-out and in-house delivery Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. That includes their beer-battered two-piece cod fish fry. No need to call ahead. Just drive up to their igloo drive-thru window between 4 and 8:30 p.m. and pay at the window (credit card only).
1978 N Farwell Ave., (414) 231-30
Celesta will offer their fishless fish fry for carry-out or delivery through Eat Street from 11:30 a.m. through 8:30 p.m. (with last pick-up by 9 p.m.). Their fishless fry features crispy battered Simple Soyman tofu, cajun home fries, housemade tartar sauce and lemon.
Clifford's Supper Club
10418 W. Forest Home Ave., Hales Corners, (414) 425-6226
Clifford's is offering fish fry on Fridays from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Call ahead for carry-out. Their carry-out menu is available on Facebook.
Coach's Pub & Grill
5356 S 13th St., (414) 281-8175
Coach's is offering carry-out fish fry from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. in addition to their full menu. View their menu online and call to place your order.
1234 N. Astor St., (414) 272-5273
County Clare offers carry-out and delivery daily from 5 to 8 p.m. Their fish fry includes fresh cut cod, pub fries, coleslaw and tartar sauce. Call the restaurant to place your order.
320 E. Menomonee St., (414) 763-8548
Club Charlie's will offer carry-out and curbside pick-up of their full menu, along with delivery through Grubhub and Uber Eats. Their fish fry includes three pieces of beer-batterd cod with fries, rye bread, homemade coleslaw and tartar sauce.
839 S. 2nd St., (414) 645-2606
Crazy Water is offering a special carry-out menu for curbside pick-up Monday through Saturday from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Options include a perch fish fry with potato pancakes, apple sauce, slaw and tomato tartar on Fridays. View the menu online and call to place your order.
Dom & Phil DeMarinis
1211 E Conway St., (414) 481-2348
DeMarinis is offering fish fry on both Wednesday and Friday from 4 to 8:30 p.m. Call to place your order for curbside pick-up. Delivery is also available through DoorDash and Postmates. Follow them on Facebook for menus and updates.
1100 S. 1st St., (414) 808-0805
Don's Diner is offering a limited menu for curbside pick0up daily from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., including a Friday night fish fry. Place your order online, then pull up on 1st Street and call or text (414) 323-3596 with order name upon arrival.
10404 N. Port Washington Rd., Mequon, (262) 241-5420
Ferrantes's is offering curbside pick-up Thursday through Saturday from 4 to 8 p.m. And that includes their Friday fish fry. See their Facebook page for carry-out menu and call to place your order for pick-up.
4959 S. Howell Ave., (414) 744-7060
Final Approach is offering take-out from their pick-up window daily from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fish fry options include beer-battered cod and breaded perch with coleslaw, rye bread and your choice of fries or potato pancakes.
W349 N5293 Lacys Ln., Okauchee, (262) 567-7047
The Golden Mast offers curbside pick-up for fish fry (including fried and steamed cod, fried walleye and perch) on Fridays from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call ahead to place your order. Follow them on Facebook for updates and specials.
Good City Brewing
2108 N. Farwell Ave., (414) 539-4343
Good City is offering beer, food and merchandise for curbside pick-up daily. That includes their Friday night fish fry, available on Fridays fro 3 to 7 p.m. Order online for pick-up.
The Hale House
10539 W. Forest Home Ave., Hales Corners, (414) 377-9392
The Hale House is offering carry-out Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. On Fridays they offer fish fry options including fried and baked cod, perch or bluegill, clam chowder and homemade potato pancakes.Watch their Facebook page for updates.
Hooligan's Super Bar
2017 E North Ave., (414) 273-5230
Hooligan's is offering carry-out daily from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. That includes their Friday night fish fry. Follow them on Facebook for menus, daily specials and updates.
600 S. Sixth St., (414) 488-9146
Hotel Madrid will is offering carry-out and curbside pick-up Wednesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. That includes their Friday night fish fry. Service-industry workers get a 10% discount when ordering by phone. Orders can also be placed online.
Hot House Tavern
N88 W16631 Appleton Ave., Menomonee Falls, (262) 812-2005
Hot House Tavern is offering curbside pick-up Monday from 3 to 8 p.m., Tuesday from 11:30 to 8 p.m., Wednesday from 3 to 8 p.m. and Thursday through Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. They are also offering a Friday night fish fry. View their menus online and call for pick-up.
Hue Vietnamese Restaurant
2691 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., Bay View, (414) 294- 0483
6519 W. North Ave., Wauwautosa (414) 585-0577
Hue will have their Friday fish fry available for carry-out or curbside pick-up for both lunch and dinner. Fish fry features turmeric marinated, beer-battered swai served with garlic fried rice, cabbage slaw and Thai basil aioli.
Jack Pandls Whitefish Bay Inn
1319 E. Henry Clay St., Whitefish Bay, (414) 964-3800
Pandls is offering carry-out and delivery Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Call to place your order.
J&B's Blue Ribbon Bar and Grill
5230 W. Bluemound Rd., (414) 443-1844
J& B's offers curbside pick-up nightly from 4 to 8 p.m., including a Friday fish fry. View their curbside menu on Facebook and call to place your order.
Kam's Thistle & Shamrock
3430 N. 84th St., (414) 871-3977
Kam's will offer carry-out fish fry from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., including options like pollock, cod, smelt, shrimp, catfish and pike with all the fixin's. Order two fish fries to go and they will throw in a free bottle of wine. See full menu.
5901 W. National Ave., (414) 257-9999
Kegel's Inn will be offering it's traditional cod fish fry for carry-out on Friday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Options for ordering include: order online, park and pick up at the beer garden window; walk up to order at the beer garden window; or use their "drive-thru" service by driving through their parking lot (enter off of National Ave.) and ordering from your car.
Lakefront Brewery & Beer Hall
1872 N Commerce St., (414) 372-8800
Lakefront Brewery is offering its famous fish fry on Fridays from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. To avoid unnecessary contact, fish fry (and beer) can be ordered online and picked up at the brewery 30 minutes after the order has been placed. Customers are advised to maintain the needed six-foot distancing to maintain both their own safety -- and the safety of others -- during pick-up.
7610 Harwood Ave., (414) 778-3333
Le Reve is offering carry-out with pick-up daily between 4 and 6 p.m. Take-out menus are available on their website and items (including family style fish fry)can be ordered online for pick-up. Orders must be placed 24 hours in advance.
Leff's Lucky Town
7208 W. State St., (414) 258-9886
Leff's is offering their full menu – including their fish fry – for carry-out and curbside pick-up daily from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
540 S. 76th St., (414) 476-8668
Liquid Johnny's will offer their fish fry (cod, perch or walleye with all the fixin's) on Friday for carry-out or curbside pick-up. All customers who spend $40 or more will get a free Liquid Johnny's t-shirt. Go online to view their menu and call ahead to place your order.
939 S. 2nd St., (414) 897-7230
Meraki is offering carry-out Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from noon to 8 p.m. Menus include two new "pop-up" concepts per week, plus a Friday night fish fry through Easter. View the menus online and call to place your order. They also offer a 25% discount to service industry professionals.
2473 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., (414) 539-6469
Mistral is offering curbside pick-up daily from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., including a fish fry available every day of the week. You can view the menu (which features items from both Mistral and The Avalon) on their website and place your order online.
Mo's Irish Pub
10842 W. Bluemound Rd., (414) 774-9782
Mo's is offering both curbside pick-up and delivery. On Friday, Mo's is offering two orders of fish and chip along with a six-pack of domestic beer for just $30. Call the restaurant to place your order.
Mulligan's Irish Pub & Grill
8933 S. 27th St., Franklin, (414) 304-030
Mulligan's is offering carry-out, curbside pick up, and free delivery Friday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Fish fry includes beer-battered or breaded haddock, beer-battered or breaded walleye, breaded perch or blue gill served with house made tartar sauce, coleslaw, choice of colcannon potatoes, potato pancakes or beer battered French fries.
5921 W. Vliet St., (414) 885-2028
Neighborhood Draft is offering carry-out and curbside pick-up, including fish fry on Fridays from 3 to 8 p.m. Menus are posted daily on Facebook and include affordable family-style options. Orders can be placed online.
North Avenue Grill
7225 W. North Ave., (414) 453-7225
North Avenue Grill will offer their fish fry for carry-out between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m.. Fish fry options include the guest's choice of beer battered cod; battered or pan-fried perch; beer battered, pan fried or blackened walleye; battered bluegill or The Platter featuring walleye, lake perch* and bluegill. Each fish fry is served with the guest's choice of potato (French fries, potato pancake, baked potato), coleslaw, tartar sauce and lemon.
The Old German Beer Hall
1009 N. Old World Third St., (414) 226-2728
The Old German Beer Hall is offering carry-out Tuesday and Thursday from 2 to 8:30 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. On Fridays, they feature their fish fry. View their menu and specials on Facebook and call to place your order.
O'Lydia's Bar & Grill
338 S. 1st St., (414) 271-7546
O'Lydia's will be offering fish fry for carry-out on Friday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Options include broiled or breaded cod, fried perch, panko-crusted blue gill, a cod sandwich or fried shrimp.
3514 W. National Ave., (414) 212-857
Breakfast and lunch dishes are available for carry-out as well as delivery through GrubHub and DoorDash. Orenda also offers fish fry to go on Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Packing House
900 E Layton Ave., (414) 483-5054
The Packing House drive-thru is open seven days a week with hours Saturday through Thursday from 3 to 8 p.m. and Friday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Fish fry is on offer on both Wednesday and Friday during operating hours. View the menu online and follow instructions for ordering.
Panther Pub & Eatery
5651 Broad St., Greendale, (414) 423-5800
Panther Pub is offering carry-out daily from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., including fish fry on Fridays. Call to place an order.
Pat's Niche Pub & Grub
3956 S. Howell Ave., (414) 539-6452
Pat's is offering curbside pick-up on Wednesdays and Fridays from 4 to 8 p.m. with fish fry available on Fridays. You can also order delivery through DoorDash.
Paulie's Pub & Eatery
8031 W Greenfield Ave, (414) 257-2854
Paulie's Pub is offering carry-out from 3 to 9 p.m., including their fish fry, plus beer and growlers to-go. Call ahead for pick-up. Phones open beginning at 2 p.m. Delivery is also available through Grubhub.
4016 S Packard Ave, St Francis, (414) 482-0080
Polonez will offer fish fry for carry-out between 11:30 a.m. and 9 p.m. Options include deep-fried hand-breaded cod loin; fish and chips; baked cod in veggie tomato or cream-dill sauce or hand-breaded deep-fried perch. View the full menu.
Raised Grain Brewing Co.
1725 Dolphin Dr., (262) 505-5942
Raised Grain Brewing Co. is offering Friday fish fry from 4 to 8 p.m. along with carry-out cans, growlers, food, merchandise, and gift cards. Growler pre-orders can be placed online, but must be paid for in person (we will charge a $5 new growler fee at the time of checkout). All food orders can be made online or via phone.
Red Mill Inn & Pizza
1005 S. Elm Grove Rd., Brookfield, (262) 599-8900
Red Mill is offering carry-out for items including salad, pizza, garlic bread and Friday fish fry. Fish fry options include Peroni-battered cod served with coleslaw, a rye stick, tartar sauce, lemon and a choice of fries, housemade salt and vinegar chips or pasta salad. Upgrades include potato pancakes, clam chowder, side or Caesar side salad for an extra $2. There's also baked cod with Mediterranean tapenade served with lemon and guests' choice of side salad, pasta salad or clam chowder. Follow them on Facebook for hours, specials and updates.
5627 Broad St., (414) 421-1980
Ricardo's offers online ordering for carry-out, plus curbside pickup during normal business hours. That includes their Friday fish fry, which features breaded perch, breaded cod, baked cod and a shrimp dinner featuring butterflied panko-breaded shrimp served with cocktail sauce. Each meal comes with a choice of potato (French fries, homemade potato pancakes, seasoned wedges or sweet potato fries; the latter will cost an additional $1.29), applesauce, coleslaw and salted rye bread.
Sabrosa Cafe & Gallery
3216 S. Howell Ave., (312) 834-1929
Sabrosa's entire menu is available for carry-out or curbside pick-up. They are also offering free delivery within a five mile radius of the cafe. Fish fry offerings include beer battered cod; baked cod with white wine, lemon and caper sauce; breaded bluegill or cornmeal breaded perch served with lime slaw, toasted marble rye and guests' choice of shoestring fries, potato pancake with apple compote, or charred street corn. You can also add a cup of clam chowder, salad, an extra side or a piece of fish for $2 more. View their menu for more options.
800 S. 2nd St., (414) 672-7139
Steny's is offering their famous fish fry for carry-out until 10 p.m. Three pieces of cod with fries or potato pancakes and all the fixin's. While you're there, grab a growler of beer or Bloody Marys to go.
Important: DO NOT CALL ahead to place an order for fish fry. Just pull up in Steny's makeshift "drive-thru" on National Avenue (and around the corner on 2nd Street) for curbside service.
The Social Haus
N48 W18474 Lisbon Rd., Menomonee Falls, (262) 293-9565
The Social Haus is offering carry-out daily from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m., including their Friday fish fry. Watch their Facebook page for specials and updates.
W204 N14025 W. Fond Du Lac Ave., Richfield, (262) 674-2033
The Stillery will be serving fish fry for carry-out and curbside pick-up from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Options include baked or lightly Hofbrau Original beer battered cod served with cole slaw, tartar sauce, lemon, a salted rye bread stick and the guest's choice of Stillery fries or potato pancakes. You can also order up a cod sandwich, shrimp dinner or cod tacos.
Old Fashioned kits are also available starting at 11 a.m. Each kit comes with ingredients and instructions to make your very own Stillery Wisconsin Old Fashioned!
Stubby's Gastrogrub & Beer Bar
2060 N. Humboldt Blvd., (414) 763-6324
Stubby's is offering a fish fry on Fridays from noon to 9 p.m. Offerings include beer battered cod and breaded blue gill; both come with beer-battered fries, coleslaw, rye bread and tartar sauce. In addition, all 53 beers on the menu are available in growlers. Place your order online.
Ted's Ice Cream & Restaurant
6204 W. North Ave., Wauwatosa, (414) 258-5610 or (414) 531-2520
Ted's is open on Wednesday and Friday from 3 to 7 p.m. for carry-out or curbside pick-up. Their full menu is available, plus their fish fry. Call ahead to place your order. Menus can be viewed on Facebook.
Tenuta's Italian Restaurant
2995 S. Clement Ave., (414) 431-1014
Tenuta's is offering carry-out, curbside pick-up daily, including their fish fry, from 4 to 9:30 p.m. Bottles of wine can be added to carry-out orders for $10.
2499 N. Bartlett Ave., (414) 964-TESS (8377)
Tess is offering curbside pick-up for orders Wednesday through Sunday from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m., including their Friday night fish fry. Options include tempura battered tilapio or panko breaded lake perch with sweet potato fries, crunchy Asian coleslaw, buttered marble rye bread, house made ketchup & tartar sauce, and lemon. Additional options include classic shrimp cocktail, New England clam chowder and a perch or tilapia sandwich. Orders can be placed online (just scroll down to ordering screen).
Third Coast Provisions
724 N. Milwaukee St., (414) 323-7434
Third Coast Provisions is open daily from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. for curbside pickup and delivery orders. View their abbreviated menu, which showcases a mix of casual and more entree style fare (think po'boys and lobster mac & cheese), along with a cod fish fry available every day. You can also get delivery through DoorDash.
Victor's on Van Buren
1230 N. Van Buren St., (414) 272-2522
Victor's will be offering their fish fry for carry-out on Fridays from noon to 8:30 p.m. Options include battered or baked cod and fried perch with coleslaw, tartar sauce and your choice of potato (fries, cheesy hash browns or a loaded baked potato). Call to place an order for pick-up.
Wegner's St. Martins Inn
11318 W. St. Martins Rd., Franklin, (414) 425-9971
Wegner's is offering curbside pick-up Wednesday and Thursday from 4:30 to 9 p.m., Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 4 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 4:30 to 9 p.m. On Fridays they feature their fish fry with hand-breaded cod or beer-battered haddock and all the fixin's. Call to place your order for pick-up.
626 S. 5th St., (414) 312-7563
Walker's Lounge is offering carry-out Thursday through Saturday from 5 to 9 p.m. Place orders by phone, and watch Facebook for specials and updates. Their fish fry features house-battered cod with jicama jalapeno slaw and your choice of seasoned fries or potato pancake.
6807 W. Becher St., (414) 231-9081
Wild Roots offers carry-out Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. (everyday take-out menu) and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (brunch only). They are also offering fish fry on Fridays. Keep an eye on their Facebook page for updates and specials and call the restaurant to place your order.
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