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Pittsburgh Moms Blog’s Guide to Our Favorite Fish Frys :: Lent 2018

Fish Frys are a large part of Pittsburgh culture, and is arguably the best part about the Lenten Season. Parishioners, Neighbors, Famlies and Friends all come together to eat delicious food and enjoy a time friendship and fellowship. 

If you are a Burgh Native, you probably already know all the best locations and have your list of favorites ready-to-go. But if you are new to the Neighborhood, or looking to try a different location and menu, use this list as your Guide to Fish Frys! 

Although there are a lot of Fish Frys out there, Our Contributors have put together a list of their favorite locations for you to sample. We have also added some links to other external resources that will help you navigate your way through the city all Lent long. 

Find a Fish Fry in Your Neighborhood

In Alphabetical Order…

Holy Spirit

106 North Ave.
Millvale, Pa. 15209
Where: Parish lyceum
When: Good Friday
Times: 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. for dine-in, 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m. for takeout orders
Cost: $11 for adults, $8 for child, $7 for sandwich, $1 for each side.
Adult dinner menu includes Icelandic cod, macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, cole slaw, roll, dessert and drink. Shrimp, children’s dinner and fish sandwiches available.
Takeout Phone Number: 412-874-5470

Information via KDKA

Riverview Church

from Facebook:

Fish Fry & More! Every Friday in Lent!
Riverview Church
3505 Perrysville Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15214

Hand-Battered Fish, Fresh Cut French Fries, Shrimp, Mac & Cheese, Pierogis, Hush Puppies, Cheese Sticks, Cole Slaw, Cheesecake, Baked Goods, Beverages
February 16 & 23; March 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 
5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Eat In or Take Out
Major credit cards accepted
All proceeds benefit our property maintenance fund.

Saint Richard Parish

3841 Dickey Road
Gibsonia, PA 15044-6217
Phone: 724-444-1971
Fax: 724-444-6001

Fish Fry Dinners: February 16th, March 2nd & 16th from 4:00pm – 7:00pm

Photo Credit: Saint Richard’s Facebook Page

Baked or Fried Fish Dinner $10
Shrimp Dinner $10
Dinners include: fish coleslaw, choice or a side (Mac N’ Cheese, Haluski, Fries), roll and dessert
Kids Meal $5
Fish Sandwich $8
Jumbo Shrimp $5

Eat In or Take Out – Benefits Saint Richard Parish


Every Friday February 16 – March 23 from 11:00am – 2:00pm
(For Lunch ONLY, call ahead or fax)

Fish Sandwich Lunch $8
Includes: 12 oz. Fish on Bun, Fries and Coleslaw


St. Alphonsus

from their website:

The meals are served in our school cafeteria.

Every year, customers tell us they keep coming back because St. Alphonsus has the most delicious food!

The cost in 2018 remains the same as last year: $10 for adult dinners and $2 for a child’s dinner. You can dine in or order takeout.

201 Church Rd, Wexford, PA 15090

Recommended by our Founder Meghan M.

St. Catherine of Sweden

from their website

Fridays – 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Feb. 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16 & 23
Farmer Hall
Eat-in – Take-out  – Curbside Pick-up

St. Catherine of Sweden Church
2554 Wildwood Road
Allison Park, PA  15101

Recommended by our Contributor Anny B.

The Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

from the bulletin located at their website

Our Fish Fry begins this Friday February 16. Don’t miss out. Last year our Fish Fry was ranked among the top eight Fish Frys in all of Pittsburgh. This year, we’re shooting for the gold. Come see why people come from all around to try our tasty offerings.

Time: 4 to 7 p.m.

In McGovern Hall located at: 

45 North Sprague Avenue, Bellevue, PA 15202

Eat in/take out. Credit cards accepted.

Call 412.766.9727.

Recommended by our Contributor Lauren W.


In Alphabetical Order…

Parkway West Career and Technology Center

from the website:

Pick Up Only: 7101 Steubenville Pike, Oakdale PA 15071. Pick up in the food store. Food store located to the left of the main building.

Recommended by our Contributor Carri F.

St. Albert the Great Church

from their website:

Volunteers (from teenagers to senior citizens) are still needed.

The Fish Frys will continue every Friday, including Good Friday, throughout Lent. Workers are needed for every venue. If you can spend some time helping, please call the Parish Office at 412-884-7744 leaving your name, phone number, dates & time available. This is a terrific way to get acquainted with fellow parishioners. Thank You!

3198 Schieck Street   Pittsburgh, PA 15227 

Recommended by our Contributor Mary Y.

St. Louise de Marillac

St. Louise de Marillac Fish Fry starts February 16th and runs until March 23rd (except good Friday). The church offers a variety of Fish options, some local favorites from Pasta Too, and desserts from Bethel Bakery and St. Louise families. You can join the fun between 430pm-730pm. If you see our Contributor Amanda P., say hi (she recommends this location)!

Photo Courtesy: St. Louise de Marillac website. 2018

Saint Mary of the Mount (Mt. Washington)

from the website:

Fish Fry will be every Friday in Lent – 16th February through 30th March 2018.  Located at 131 Bigham Street – Sullivan Hall

Recommended by our Contributor Julia G. 


St. Therese School & Parish (Munhall)

from the website:

1 Saint Therese Ct, Munhall, PA 15120

Recommended by our Contributor Amanda M.



St. Thomas More Parish 

St. Thomas More Parish holds an annual delicious fish fry. Fridays from 2/16—3/23

NEW This Season—LUNCHES!
Lunches will be served 11:00am—1:00pm
Dinners as usual from 4:30—7:00pm

Would you like to volunteer for MoreFish
Lunches or Dinners?

Please email Maureen Rhoades at:
[email protected] or visit
Sign up Genius: STM MoreFish Dinners 2018

You must have Diocesan Clearances for this. Thank you.

Online orders accepted too. For more information, see

Recommended by our Contributor Carissa H.

St. Valentine’s Catholic Church

from their website:


Recommended by our Contributor Sarah K. 


In Alphabetical Order…

Eastern Area Prehospital Services

192 11th Street
Turtle Creek, PA 15145
Where: Eastern Area Prehospital Ambulance Hall
When: Ash Wednesday & every Friday throughout Lent including Good Friday
Times: 11 AM to 7 PM
Menu & Cost:
Fried and Baked Fish, Fried Shrimp, Crab Cakes, Clam Strips, Dinners or Sandwiches and/or Sides (including pierogies, haluski, macaroni & cheese, coleslaw, French fries, cheese sticks, and soup) ranging from $3.00 to $9.00
Takeout Phone Number: (412) 829-8155

Information via KDKA

Immaculate Heart of Mary – Polish Hill

3058 Brereton Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Where: Rosary Hall under the Church
When: Ash Wednesday & Fridays throughout Lent except Good Friday
Times: 3:00 PM – 6:30 PM; Stations of the Cross at 7:00 PM
Menu & Cost:
Fish Dinner $9.00 includes 9oz Fried Cod Loin Sandwich, Fries, Cole Slaw
Fish Sandwich only $7.00
Also Available
3 Pierogi for $2.50
Haluszki $2.50
Mac & Cheese $2.50
Soups $2.50
Drinks $1.00
Baked Goods for sale
Free Coffee
Basket Raffle (Drawing March 25th)
Weekly 50/50
Takeout Phone Number:(412) 621-5441

Information via KDKA

Monroeville #3 Fire Department

2601 3rd St., Monroeville, PA 15146


Ash Wednesday and every Friday until Easter. 11 a.m.-8 p.m

Beer battered cod, homemade haluski and more. Eat in or take out. 

Information via WPXI

New Jerusalem Holiness Church

111 Auburn St., Pittsburgh

Feb. 9, 16, 23; March 2, 9, 16, 30; April 6, 13, 20, 27, from 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Fish Sandwich $6; Fish Dinner (2 pieces) $9; Wing Dinner (5 wings) $9; Quarter chicken (breast/wing or (thigh/leg) $9; Fish & Chicken Combo $12. All dinners come with two sides and dessert. Choice of two sides: green beans, greens, potato salad, macaroni & cheese, black eyed peas or rice. Dessert: Chocolate cake, lemon cake, pound cake, sweet potato pie. Credit cards accepted.

Information via WPXI

In Alphabetical Order…


Rennerdale VFD

from the website:

We have “NEW” options this year to help better serve you.

New – Online Take Out Order System

Order online, pay by credit card.  See “Order Online” from Fish Fry tab of the website.

New – Drive Up Pickup For Take Out’s Only

Stay warm, stay in your car, Order online or by phone

See “Fish Fry Takeout Map” from Fish Fry tab

Returning – is our awesome Menu

Instead of One (1) side and Cole Slaw with every meal, YOU choose, each meal comes with two (2) sides.  Cole Slaw is now considered a side and only comes if you decide its one of your sides.

We send you home FULL!!

Please see our “Fish Fry” tab at the top for more information.

We hope to see you here.

St. Columbkille Parish – Imperial

103 Church Rd., Imperial (Parish Hall)

from the website:

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Carnegie

from the website:


In Alphabetical Order…


Holy Trinity National Catholic Church

605 Hewitt Avenue
Washington, Pa. 16301
Where: Parish social hall
When: every Friday throughout Lent; no fish fry on Good Friday
Times: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Menu & Cost:
PIEROGI (each) $1.00
DRINKS $1.00
DESSERT Cake, Pie $2.00
Takeout Phone Number: (724) 225-3401 for delivery only

Information from KDKA

St. Mary’s in Cecil

St. Mary’s in Cecil has a wonderful fish fry that not only includes a dinner option, but this year they are also serving a limited lunch! Lunch is served 11am-1pm and the full dinner menu is served 4pm-7pm. You can dine in or take out! All your favorites are served including fried fish sandwiches, salmon, crab cakes, mac and cheese, haluski, french fries and onion rings; there’s even a pizza option if you have a picky eater! The fish fry begins with lunch and dinner on Ash Wednesday and then runs every Friday until March 30th!

Recommended by our Contributor Nicole G. 

Saint Monica’s in Beaver Falls, PA

Join Saint Monica’s in Beaver Falls, PA for our Fish Fry during the Lenten season. The Fish Fy is on Ash Wednesday and Fridays during Lent (except Good Friday) from 4pm-7pm in Founders Hall. Fish Dinner (includes 2 sides), Shrimp Dinner (includes 2 sides) each $11, Fish Sandwich $7, or $5 for kids meal (pizza & one side), extra sides are also available. Credit cards are accepted.
St. Monica Parish
116 Thorndale Drive
Beaver Falls, PA 15010

Recommended by our Contributor Michelle W. 


More Resources

Visit the good folks at Pittsburgh Lenten Fish Fry Map to get an almost complete listing of all the Fish Frys in and around Allegheny County. You can find their map at:

Here’s another map – this one for Beaver County. Find it at:

Fish Fry Lists from our friends in Local Media



See The Incline’s 2018 Ultimate Pittsburgh Fish Fry bracket and cast your votes

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