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Gusto’s annual community Fish Fry Guide

It's fish fry season in Buffalo. The annual Lenten favorite is a popular dish not only in traditional restaurants and bars, but also at schools, churches and community centers. With so many choices, Gusto is here to  help with our annual guide to the community fish fry.

If your fish fry didn’t make it, it's not too late to be included. We will continue to update this list so fill out the online form at buffalonews.com/submit or email your information to gustocal@buffnews.com.

BUFFALO

American Legion 1780 Bennett Wells Post, 1356 E. Delavan Ave. (892-2411, legion.org). 3 to 7 p.m. Fridays through March 25. Dinners include haddock, green beans, potato salad, coleslaw, bread and cake. $10. French fries, $2. Dine-in or takeout. Advance orders, call 449-6668.

Bishop Timon-St. Jude High School, 601 McKinley Parkway. 4 to 7 p.m. March 4. Haddock, french fries, macaroni salad. $11. Kids meal (chicken fingers, french fries), $8. Advance tickets available until March 3 in Timon’s main office and by calling 826-3610. Takeout available. Dinner is followed at 7:30 p.m. by Timon’s Little Theatre production of “Cheaper by the Dozen.”

Buffalo Irish Center, 245 Abbott Road, 825-9535. 4:30 to 10 p.m. Fridays year-round. Beer battered, broiled lemon pepper haddock or bantry bay broiled haddock with homemade coleslaw, potato and macaroni salad and fries. Dine-in or takeout. $11-$12.

Catholic Academy of West Buffalo, 1069 Delaware Ave. 4 to 7 p.m. March 4. Dinner includes potato salad, coleslaw, rye bread, beverage and dessert. $12 adult, $6 children (fish or chicken fingers). Dine-in or takeout. Tickets can be purchased after Mass throughout February or by calling 884-0053. Limited tickets available at door.

Holy Spirit Church, 85 Dakota St. 875-8102. 4 to 6:30 p.m. March 18. Catered by Krolick’s Catering. Dinner includes haddock, potato salad and coleslaw. Contact St. Margaret’s Rectory for tickets, 876-5318.

Miracle Missions Full Gospel Church, 406 Sycamore St. Miraclemissions.com. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 25. Dinner includes haddock, macaroni and cheese, coleslaw or potato salad, green beans, dinner roll and dessert. Advance orders preferred; call 830-4916. $12.

North Park Lutheran Church, 310 Starin Ave. 4 to 6:30 p.m. March 18. Baked fish in lemon butter sauce with three homemade sides, plus bread and butter, beverage and dessert. Dine-in or takeout. 836-2785. $12.

St. Ambrose Church, 65 Ridgewood Road. 4 to 7 p.m. March 11. Dinner includes beer-battered haddock, potato salad, coleslaw, rye bread, dessert and beverage. $11. Cheese pizza available for children. Catered by BW’s Barbecue. Dine-in or takeout. Fundraiser for Boy Scout Troop 256.

St. Simon’s Episcopal Church, 200 Cazenovia St. 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays through March 18. Dinner includes fish, all you can eat french fries, pickled beets, rye bread, homemade coleslaw and macaroni salad. $11. Dine-in or takeout. Desserts, $1. Good Friday, March 25, takeout only from 4 to 6 p.m.

AMHERST

Kenilworth Fire Department, 84 Hawthorne Ave., Amherst. 838-1219. kenilworthfire.com. 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Fridays through March 25. Choice of baked, breaded, beer battered, shrimp, scallops or chicken finger dinner. Dine in and takeout. 838-1219. $9.50.

Park School of Buffalo, 4625 Harlem Road, Amherst. 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Feb. 12 and March 18. Fish, two sides, roll, drink and dessert. Dine-in or takeout. $11 advanced, $12 at the door. Benefits Model U.N. team. To preorder, call Amy Diati at 839-1243, Ext. 100.

SS. Peter and Paul Church – Williamsville, 5480 Main St., Williamsville. 4 to 7 p.m. Feb. 26 and March 4 and 11. Choice of broiled or fried fish. Dinners include potato salad, coleslaw, bread, dessert and beverage. Adults $12, children $8. Pizza, $6. Proceeds benefit the camping program for the Boy Scouts of Troop 22. Takeout available.

St. Gregory the Great Church, 200 St. Gregory Court, Amherst. stgregs.org. 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays through March 18. Fried fish or breaded shrimp dinner includes potato salad, coleslaw, roll and butter. Baked fish dinner includes rice, green beans, roll and butter. Drinks and homemade desserts with dinner. Pizza for children, $1. Dine-in or drive-up. $9 advance, $10 at door. Call 688-5678.

CLARENCE

Our Lady of Peace Church, 10950 Main St., Clarence. 4 to 7 p.m. March 11. Fish dinner, $11. Child nonfish dinner, $4. Presale tickets encouraged. Call 200-9188 or 759-8554. Beverages available for donation. Eat-in or takeout.

CHEEKTOWAGA

American Legion Post 1626 – F.J. Donovan, 3210 Genesee St., Cheektowaga. 896-3346. 4 to 8 p.m. Fridays year-round. Dinners are $12.50 (full) and $9.50 (half). Eat-in or takeout. Catered by Cornerstone Catering.

Father Justin’s Knights of Columbus, 2735 Union Road, Cheektowaga. 4 to 8 p.m. Fridays year-round. Choice of breaded, beer battered (half or full) or lemon broiled includes homemade potato and macaroni salad, coleslaw, french fries and rye bread. Also available homemade soup, fish sandwich, breaded shrimp platter, breaded scallop platter, seafood platter (fish, shrimp and scallops). Platters served with choice of homemade soup or chef salad. Dine-in or takeout. 683-3635. $9.50-$14.

St. John Gualbert Catholic Church, 83 Gualbert St., Cheektowaga. 892-5746. 4:30 p.m. Fridays through March 18. Dine-in or takeout. $11 presale, $12 at door. Call 892-5746 for tickets and information.

St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, 1395 George Urban Blvd., Cheektowaga. 4 p.m. until sold out Fridays through March 25. Choice of fried or broiled full fish, $11; half fish, $10; shrimp ,$12; seafood (half fish and half shrimp), $13. Dinners include two sides (macaroni salad, potato salad, coleslaw, french fries or mac and cheese) tossed salad and dessert. Chicken fingers, $9-$11; macaroni and cheese dinner, $9. Children under 5, $4. Dine-in or takeout.

COLDEN

Colden United Methodist Church, 8795 Lower East Hill Road, Colden. 4:30 p.m. until sold out March 4 and 18. Fish dinner served family style, includes homemade macaroni salad, potato salad, coleslaw, dessert and beverage. Takeout available. $12 adults, $6 children.

DEPEW/LANCASTER

Holy Mother of the Rosary Cathedral, 6298 Broadway St., Lancaster. 685-5766. 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays through March 18. Choice of beer battered or baked haddock, breaded fantail shrimp or combination fish/shrimp platters. Dinners include french fries, homemade macaroni and potato salad, coleslaw, rye bread, dessert and choice of coffee, tea or loganberry. $9.50-$10 adults, half dinner $6.25. Chicken fingers and french fries, $4. Dine-in or takeout.

Lancaster Elks Lodge 1478, 33 Legion Parkway, Lancaster. 4 to 8 p.m. Fridays year-round. Dinners start at $8.25. Takeout available.

More than 40 pounds of macaroni is used to prepare for the Friday fish fry at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament School in Depew. (Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News file photo)

More than 40 pounds of macaroni is used to prepare for the Friday fish fry at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament School in Depew. (Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News file photo)

Our Lady of Blessed Sacrament Church, 20 French Road, Depew. 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays through March 25. Dinners include beer battered haddock, $10; broiled fish with dill and lemon pepper, $11; fantail shrimp, $11; seafood combo with fish, clam strips and shrimp, $12; clam boat with clams and fries, $6; kids meal with pizza, fries and applesauce, $4. All main dinners include homemade macaroni salad, coleslaw, fries and rye bread. A choice of loganberry, coffee or tea served with all meals. Homemade clam chowder soup, $4; shrimp cocktail, $5; desserts, $1 and pop, $1.

EAST AURORA/ELMA

American Legion Post 362 – East Aurora, 1 Legion Drive, Aurora. 652-9862. 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays through March 25. Choice of fish or chicken fingers with macaroni salad, coleslaw, rye bread and choice of American or German potato salad. Adult $11, seniors $9, children $7.

Immaculate Conception School, 510 Oakwood Ave., East Aurora. 4 to 7 p.m. Feb. 26. Choice of fish or shrimp dinner, includes french fries, coleslaw, potato salad, rye bread and dessert. $12. Chicken finger dinner, $8. Catered by BW’s Smokin’ Barrels BBQ. Dine-in or takeout.

Parkdale Elementary School, 141 Girard Ave., East Aurora. 687-2352. 4 to 7 p.m. April 1. Catered by BW’s BBQ. Takeout only. Hosted by the East Aurora Kiwanis. An attempt to break world record for fish dinners served at one location in one day.

St. Gabriel’s Parish Center, 5271 Clinton St., Elma. 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays through March 18. Battered haddock fish dinner, $9.50; broiled haddock dinner, $10; scallop dinner, $10; shrimp dinner, $9.50; seafood platter (scallop, shrimp and fish combo), $11.25. Dinners includes potato and macaroni salads, coleslaw, french fries, bread and butter, coffee, tea or loganberry. Desserts available. Eat-in or takeout. Call 668-5424.

EDEN

American Legion Post 880 – Eden, 2912 Legion Drive, Eden. 992-3304. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Fridays year-round. Haddock, coleslaw, macaroni salad, potato salad, french fries and rye bread. Dine-in or takeout. $11.25.

St. John’s Community Church of Eden, 2871 E. Church St., Eden. 4:30 to 7 p.m. Fridays through March 25. Choice of broiled or deep fried haddock, homemade french fries, coleslaw, dessert, coffee or tea. Macaroni and cheese available. Dine-in or takeout. $11.

GRAND ISLAND

St. Stephen School, 2080 Baseline Road, Grand Island. ststephensgi.org. 4:30 to 7 p.m. Feb. 12, April 1, May 20, July 8, Aug. 26, Oct. 14 and Dec. 2. Choice of deep-fried beer battered or oven-baked haddock, deep-fried shrimp, captain’s combo (half-piece of fish with shrimp) or macaroni and cheese. All dinners include coleslaw and a choice of homemade potato salad, french fries, rice pilaf or macaroni and cheese. DiCamillo’s bread is served for dine-in guests. Coffee and tea are complimentary for dine-in guests. Children’s menu available. $4-$15. Homemade desserts and beverages are available.

HAMBURG/BOSTON

Amvets Post 897 – Blasdell, 149 Lake Ave., Hamburg. 821-1689. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Fridays year-round. Beer battered, breaded or broiled. $9.

Churchill Methodist Church, 8019 Boston State Road, Boston. 4:30 to 7 p.m. April 8 and April 22. Dinner includes fried fish, coleslaw, German potato salad, pickled beets, rolls, beverage and homemade desserts. Served family style. Takeout available. $11.

The chefs at Hamburg United Methodist Church prepare for the fish fry.

The chefs at Hamburg United Methodist Church prepare for the fish fry.

Hamburg United Methodist Church, 116 Union St., Hamburg. 4:30 to 7 p.m. Fridays through March 25. Choice of broiled/battered fish, battered shrimp dinner with coleslaw, potato salad, bread, beverage and dessert or chicken fingers and fries. Dine-in or takeout. 649-8080. $11.

Southtown Walleye Association of Western New York, 5895 Southwestern Blvd., Hamburg. 649-8202. 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays through April 15. Choice of beer battered, breaded or broiled fish or shrimp dinner; $10. Chicken sandwich or tenders, $6. Dessert available.

KEN-TON

Eldredge Bicycle Club, 17 Broad St., Tonawanda. 693-3589. 4 to 8 p.m. Fridays, October through Easter. Choice of battered, breaded or broiled fish with roll, choice of American or German potato salad, macaroni salad, coleslaw, french fries and dessert. Dine-in or takeout. $10.95.

Elks Lodge 1942 – Kenmore, 2805 Elmwood Ave., Tonawanda. 871-9097. elks.org. 4 to 8 p.m. Fridays through April 29. Dinner includes macaroni salad, coleslaw and choice of German potato salad, baked potato or french fries. Dine-in, takeout or delivery (within 2-mile radius) for $2. Adults $10, seniors $8.

St. Christopher Church, 2660 Niagara Falls Blvd., Tonawanda. bpcpresents.weebly.com. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Fridays through March 18. Fried fish, french fries, coleslaw, roll and butter, $11; shrimp dinner, $12; fish and shrimp combination platter, $15.

LACKAWANNA

St. Stephen Serbian Orthodox Church Cultural Center, 177 Weber Road, Lackawanna. 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays through March 25. Haddock dinners, $10; shrimp baskets, $13. Dine-in and takeout. 825-9364.

ORCHARD PARK

American Legion Post 567 – Orchard Park, 3740 North Buffalo Road, Orchard Park. 662-9780. 4 to 7 p.m. Feb. 12 and 26; March 4, 11 and 25. Choice of beer battered or broiled Icelandic cod with macaroni salad, coleslaw, choice of potato, salad or fries, roll and butter and homemade dessert. Dine-in $10 or takeout $11.

Amvets Post 45 – Hank Nowak, 3071 Abbott Road, Orchard Park. 823-3147. 4 to 8 p.m. Fridays year-round. Eleven fish options. Dine-in or takeout. $10.50-$12.75.

WEST SENECA

Fourteen Holy Helpers Church, 1345 Indian Church Road, West Seneca. canisius.edu. 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays through March 25. Haddock or shrimp, fries, homemade macaroni salad, coleslaw, dessert and beverage. $11 presale, $12 at door. Catered by Slippery Pig. Two slices of pizza, fries, dessert and beverage, $6; clam chowder, $3. Call 674-2374 for presale tickets.

Queen of Heaven School, 839 Mill Road, West Seneca. qofhschool.org. 4:30 to 7 p.m. Feb. 26. Dinner includes 10-ounce battered haddock or six breaded shrimp with roll and butter, potato salad, macaroni salad, coffee and iced tea. $12. Slice of cheese pizza, $1; pop or bottle water, $1. Takeout available. Catered by Krolick’s Catering. For tickets, contact Laurie Radwan at 674-0193 or email radwan523@yahoo.com.

VFW Post 2940 – Harvey D. Morin, 965 Center Road, West Seneca. 4 to 8 p.m. Fridays year-round. Choice of beer battered, breaded or broiled with broccoli slaw, macaroni salad and choice of potato. Catered by Burn’s Catering and BBQ. Dine-in or takeout. $10.99.

NIAGARA COUNTY

Cataract Lodge Hall, 20 Main St., Middleport. 4:30 to 7 p.m. Fridays through March 25. Haddock, choice of sides, dessert and beverage. $10. Also chicken and shrimp.

Elk’s Lodge 346 – Niagara Falls, 1805 Fashion Outlet Blvd., Niagara Falls. 297-2727. 4 p.m. Fridays year-round. Dine-in or takeout. $10.25.

Gratwick Hose Fire Hall, 110 Ward Road, North Tonawanda. twincityquiltersguild.org. 4 to 7:30 p.m. Fridays through March 25. Haddock fish dinner. Dine-in or takeout. $10.25.

Knights of Columbus – North Tonawanda, 755 Erie Ave., Tonawanda. 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays through March 25. Choice of fish fry, half fish fry, baked fish, shrimp, scallops or seafood platter. Dinners include coleslaw, bread and butter and two sides (macaroni salad, french fries, baked potato or chef salad). Children’s menu available. Eat-in or takeout. $8-$11.50.

Pendleton Center United Methodist Church, 6864 Campbell Blvd., Pendleton. pcumc.org. 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays through March 25. Choice of fried fish, shrimp, chicken, baked fish, sampler platters, children’s meals and dessert. Regular fish dinners, $10.50; large, $13; half-portion, $6.50. Baked dinners, (regular or Cajun), $15. Children’s dinners, $4. Shrimp or chicken tenders, $9.50; half portion, $5.50; ages 10 and younger, $4. Sampler platters, $12 (pick two – fish, shrimp and chicken) or $13 (fish, shrimp and chicken). Dine-in or takeout. Call 625-8306.

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Burt serves an annual fish fry. (Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News file photo)

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Burt serves an annual fish fry. (Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News file photo)

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 2239 West Creek Road, Newfane. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Fridays through March 25. Fish or shrimp served with french fries or potato salad, coleslaw, homemade dessert and beverage. Adults $9.50; children $5.50, under 5 free. Dine-in or takeout. Call 778-7633.

St. John de LaSalle Catholic Church, 8477 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls. 283-2238. 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays through March 25. Beer battered or baked fish with homemade coleslaw and parsley potatoes or french fries. Fried shrimp dinners also available. Dine-in or takeout. $9.

FARTHER OUT

Evans Center Volunteer Fire Company Hall, 8298 Erie Road, Evans. 4 to 7:30 p.m. Fridays through March 25. Dine-in or takeout.

Holland Methodist Church, 11699 Partridge Road, Holland. 4 to 7 p.m. March 4. Catered by Krolick’s Bar-B-Q and Catering. Fish dinner $12 advance, $13 at door. Chicken fingers $9 advance, $10 at door. Eat-in or takeout. Fundraiser for Holland Community Library. Call 537-2764.

Hope Lutheran Church, 2 E. Main St., Arcade. 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 12, March 18 and April 15. Dine-in or takeout. 585-492-2530. $10.

Lake Erie Beach Fire Hall, 9483 Lakeshore Road, Evans. 3 to 7 p.m. Fridays through March 25. Dinners include German or American potato salad and homemade coleslaw. $10.50 adults, $9.50 children. Chicken fingers, $6. For takeouts, call 649-6054 after 3 p.m.

Medina United Methodist Church, 11004 W. Center St. Ext., Ridgeway. 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays through March 25. Dinners $10. Dine-in, takeout or delivery available. Call 798-2142.

Olean Elks Lodge 491, 209 W. State St., Olean. 4:30 to 8 p.m. Fridays through March 25. Dinners $10.95. Eat-in or takeout.

Springville Moose Lodge, 13080 Buffalo Road, Springville. 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Fridays year-round. Dinners include two salads, choice of potato, roll, dessert and coffee or tea. Eat-in or takeout. 592-3806.

St. James Episcopal Church, 405 E. Main St., Batavia. 4:30 p.m. until sold out, Fridays through March 18. Fish fry $9; homemade desserts $4; beverage $1. Takeout starts 4:30 p.m. and dine-in starts 5 p.m.

United Methodist Church of Abundant Harvest, 3619 Knowlesville Road, Ridgeway. abundantharvestny.org. 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays through March 18. Battered haddock, choice of baked potato or french fries, New England clam chowder or Italian wedding soup, roll and butter, beverage, dessert. Adults $10, children $7.

VFW Hendershott Manness Post 374 – Arcade, 550 Main St., Arcade. 492-2668. Noon to 8 p.m. Fridays year-round. Dine-in or takeout. $9.50.

VFW Post 5798, 8989 Erie Road, Evans. 549-5798. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays year-round. Dinner $11.25. Dine-in or takeout.

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