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STL - Fish fries in STL?

Richard 16 Mar 2, 2009 04:52 PM

It's Lent (to who and for how long?) and churches are doing Friday fish fries. One we went to several years ago was pretty good - nice size chunks of fish and a crisp, light, coating. The last time we went they had switched to those gross triangles with more batter than fish.

Anyone here know any good ones? Preferably in South County, but I'm willing to travel.

  1. Pylon Mar 3, 2009 05:50 AM

    I'd avoid St. George off of Gravois. We went last year and it was disappointing to say the least.

    We've had good results in Millstadt, though.

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      nosh Mar 2, 2009 05:27 PM

      Richard16 -- If you go to the Post-Dispatch website -- www.stltoday.com -- and click on entertainment and then dining, get to the Eat at Joe's forum. There is a thread at or near the top of that about St. Louis fish fries that has over 40 posts.

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      1. re: nosh
        Richard 16 Mar 2, 2009 10:04 PM

        Thanks Nosh!

        Which of these (or others) do you (or other posters) recommend?

        1. re: Richard 16
          DetectDave Mar 3, 2009 02:07 AM

          If you feel like jumping to the East side, I highly recommend West End Tavern in Millstadt, St. Joseph's Church in Freeburg, and Greenfield'' located at the Catholic War Vets Field between Smithton & Belleville.
          West End Tavern‎
          319 W Laurel St
          Millstadt, IL 62260
          (618) 476-3755

          St Joseph's Church‎
          9 N Alton St
          Freeburg, IL 62243
          (618) 539-3209

          3535 STATE ROUTE 159
          (618) 234-3074
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