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Any notable Friday Lenten specials?

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pafood Feb 22, 2013 02:58 PM

Does anyone know of any good Lenten specials in Center City or South Philly? Perhaps a restaurant/bar with a fish fry?

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    Bigley9 Feb 25, 2013 07:47 PM

    Ippolito's is always crazy busy!

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      pafood Feb 26, 2013 08:18 AM

      I almost went there last Friday! It's a few blocks from me. I go there for fresh fish, but have never tried the prepared stuff before.

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        Philly Ray Feb 27, 2013 10:09 AM

        The prepared stuff is very good and they will also cook any of the fresh fish to order. But, as you can imagine, Fridays during Lent will be a bit hectic.

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      barryg Feb 27, 2013 08:47 AM

      I realize it's not really what you are looking for but Johnny Brenda's in Fishtown has a really good fried fish sandwich.

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        pafood Feb 27, 2013 09:04 AM

        Thanks. I've never tried JB's fish sandwich. I will check it out.

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