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Friday's During Lent in Central Jersey?

njfoodies Feb 19, 2010 05:15 AM

For any of you Catholics out there, where do you go on Friday's during lent for some good seafood cuisine?

Anyone know anywhere with good fish and chips?

Blue Pointe Grill in Princeton is a good option for seafood, but not necessarily fish and chips. And I really like the fish and chips that The Yardley Inn across the river in PA does with tilapia.

Curious to hear some other options! Cheers! -mJ

  1. ambrose Feb 19, 2010 06:36 AM

    LOL! I took the title of your post to mean that you were thinking of going to Friday's (the chain) during Lent.

    Here's an old thread that might help you in your quest for good fish and chips:


    And thanks for the comment about The Yardley Inn. We're planning to go there for lunch in the next couple of weeks so I may try the fish and chips.

    1. Foody4life Feb 19, 2010 07:01 AM

      Triumph in Princeton has beer battered fish & chips. The food gets mixed reviews but I recall enjoying their f&c's in the past. Always like their stouts as well - specially this time of year.


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      1. re: Foody4life
        njfoodies Feb 19, 2010 07:38 AM

        Triumph does indeed have decent fish and chips and is on my list. Like their IPA as well! -mJ

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        bropaul Feb 19, 2010 07:02 AM

        When they first opened a few years ago, I thought the fish and chips at Grasshopper off the Green in Morristown were quite good. the last time I had them, they weren't quite as good as I remembered them.

        1. MGZ Feb 19, 2010 07:05 AM

          Tilapia? For fish & chips? Blasphemy!

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            MGZ Feb 19, 2010 07:31 AM

            All kidding aside, in Belmar, both Brandl. and Matisse are doing 2 for 1 fish nights on Fridays.

            1. re: MGZ
              njfoodies Feb 19, 2010 07:38 AM

              I thought that was odd too, but damn are they good! -mJ

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              Heatherb Feb 19, 2010 07:13 AM

              Sorry, man, but pizza was the Lent tradition in my family - usually at the Hamilton Ave DeLo's. 30 to 60-minute waits were the norm.

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                arpad Feb 19, 2010 07:37 AM

                Good fish ( cod ) and chips at MacDonaghs in Keyport ot if you'd rather the Hightstown Elks have a seafood dinner every friday through lent for $9 ! There's also the Shrimp King on northbound Rte 130 just south of where 33 turns off .

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                  mcgiiver Apr 26, 2010 06:05 PM

                  Killarney's in Hamilton
                  www.killarneyspublickhouse.com/ Pretty good.

                  In Peddler's Village, Lahaska, Pa the Cock and Bull restaurant has fish and chips with the thickest batter crust I have ever had, Very tasty.

                  I second MacDonaghs in Keyport NJ

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                    Forklaw Apr 27, 2010 11:10 AM

                    Try Bluefish Grill in Flemington for very casual but very good fish. Really, really casual (paper towels for napkins), but really, really good - - particularly on a nice day when you can eat outside. It was originally opened by the same guys who own Matt's Red Rooster in Flemington, however I recall seeing a Chowhound post that they sold it to the chef.

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