Fish Fry in the Fox Cities 2023

Nothing is more Wisconsin than a Friday Fish Fry.

Is there anything better than indulging in comfort food on a Friday night to start the weekend? The Fox Cities are known for our many supper clubs and dive bars to enjoy fresh fish and of course, an old-fashioned. Come discover the classic Wisconsin experience of the fish fry! 

Also, please note that this list does not cover all the Friday Fish Fries that may be offered in the Fox Cities. If you know of a hidden gem in the greater Appleton area, please send us a message on Facebook and we are happy to add it to the list. 

Ground Round, Neenah

Start your weekend off right and head to the Ground Round in Neenah! On Fridays diners can choose from beer battered haddock, breaded lake perch or a combo of perch, haddock and shrimp! Additionally, they have a happy hour on Monday - Friday from 3-6 PM ($1 off all rail drinks, domestic taps and house wines). 

Spectators Sports Bar and Grill, Greenville

Fish bites, bluegill sandwich and deep fried haddock are only a few of the yummy Friday fish fry options available at Spectator Sports Bar and Grill. 

Mary's Family Restaurant, Appleton

While many diners know Mary's as a place for delicious dumpling soup, did you know they also serve up some tasty fish options? They offer awesome favorites such as: Fish Buckets of Alaskan pollock (servings of six, nine and twelve pieces) and breaded lake perch.  Additionally, on Friday's they offer baked haddock and Alaskan salmon. 

The Heiting Place, Little Chute

For over 30 years, The Heiting Place has been serving some delicious food and drink. On Fridays, their menu includes ultra tasty options such as the broiled seafood symphony, stuffed shrimp, haddock, salmon, perch, walleye and Alaskan king crab legs.

Lake Park Pub, Menasha

The Friday fish fry at Lake Park Pub in Menasha is filled with deliciousness! Whether you're in the mood for tilapia, fresh lake perch, baby walleye pike, popcorn shrimp or Icelandic haddock - you can find something to love! They also offer a seafood chowder and jumbo butterfly shrimp. 

ICU, Neenah

Fish Fry menus are offered on Wednesday and Friday (Friday has a more expanded menu of fish fry items). 

Pub 55, Kaukauna

Served Wednesday through Friday, Pub 55 has some tasty fish options on their menu. Some of the items include: broiled ranch crusted haddock, bluegill, salmon, and shrimp (boiled or breaded). 

Greene's Pour House, Neenah

Looking for an ice cold beer and a place for delicious fried fish? Greene's Pour House in Neenah has you covered. From perch, haddock and salmon to a tasty catch of the day you can satisfy your fish craving at Greene's!

Rookies Sports Bar & Grill, Appleton

On Wednesdays and Fridays, Rookies Sports Bar & Grill offers their fish fry menu. From beer battered perch, hand battered bluegill, to breaded haddock this is a yummy option for any fish lover. 

Mark's East Side, Appleton

Friday nights at Mark's East Side is where you can find delicious fish dishes such as Farve Island Salmon, the Fisherman's Platter (lightly breaded perch, deep-fried shrimp, scallops and batter fried haddock) or It's The Best! All-You-Can-Eat Icelandic Brand Batter-Fried Haddock which is served with French fries, homemade tartar sauce, coleslaw & fresh baked dinner rolls. 

Black Otter Supper Club, Hortonville

Besides the regular seafood favorites, you can find specialty items like Cajun broiled haddock, Cajun broiled pike, and all-you-can-eat white fish on Friday nights.

Camelot Bar and Grill, Appleton

From deep-fried pike fillets and Icelandic haddock fillets to delicate perch fillets, the Camelot has a great variety of fish options on the menu. Camelot Bar & Grill has been voted in the top of the best fish fries of the Valley for over a decade. Their fish fry menu is available for lunch and dinner on Wednesday - Saturday. 

Cimarron Bar & Grill, Menasha

Cimarron is a hidden gem with an affordable Friday fish menu! Their experienced and multi-talented cooks will steam or fry your fish to perfection. 

Dick and Joan's Supper Club, Appleton

Dick and Joan's is a classic Wisconsin supper club, that serves a classic Wisconsin Fish Fry. Their expansive seafood menu will ensure that everyone at the table will be satisfied on a Friday.

Cimarron Bar & Grill

George’s Steak House, Appleton

Their Friday fish fry continues to be a popular attraction. They offer 10 different Friday specials, and for the Boston Clam-chowder lovers, this is the place to go!

Houdini's Escape Gastropub, Appleton

If you feel like venturing outside the traditional fish fry box, this is the place to do it. Their fish tacos are awesome, offering them beer-battered, blackened, or Cajun. If fish tacos aren't for you, they offer a perch and a weekly special.

Waverly Beach Bar & Grille, Menasha

You'll find an old-fashioned Wisconsin fish fry at Waverly Beach. Choose from a variety of fish options and enjoy your meal outside while overlooking Lake Winnebago!

Van Abel’s of Hollandtown, Kaukauna

Can't wait until Friday? You can get shrimp, scallops, perch, and cod every evening of the week. Their Friday menu includes pan-fried walleye and fresh lake perch, both breaded minutes before it arrives piping hot to your table.

Van Abel's of Hollandtown

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