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Good fried fish in St. Louis?

Richard 16 Jun 4, 2007 01:19 AM

As a native Bostonian I really miss the plethora of good fish joints back home.While there are some credible but expensive places for fish here, I have yet to find decent, reasonably priced fried fish/shellfish here. It seems that Culvers, the Wisconsin based chain, is as good as it gets.

Any suggestions? And while I'm dreaming, any places with fried clams with the bellies?

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    Doug Jun 4, 2007 08:38 AM

    I used to live in Boston, and I enjoy the fried fish at Captain D's. It's a chain out of the South, so they will serve hushpuppies with their fish dinners.

    I also used to live in Minneapolis, and you can get really nice fried walleye at the Yellowstone Cafe, which also runs The Lazy River Grill.

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      Scott D Jun 5, 2007 08:56 AM

      There maybe some on the STL side of the river that I'm not aware of, but the best fried fish I can recommend is on the east side. Try the Eagles in Shiloh, VFW in Collinsville, or any of a few taverns in Milstadt or Smithton. Usually Friday nights.

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