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The Ultimate Grand Rapids Lenten Fish Fry Guide

Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media

Lent has begun and thousands of West Michigan Catholics will observe the Lenten practice of abstaining from meat each Friday until Easter while many parishes in the Diocese of Grand Rapids will host Friday fish fries.

View our guide to Lenten fish fries in Grand Rapids with times, prices, menus and maps.

Grand Rapids/Wyoming Fish Fries:

Blessed Sacrament, 2275 Diamond Ave. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505

  • Fridays through April 7 in Parish Family Center
  • 4:45PM – 7PM
  • Adult fish $8.50
  • Adult pasta $6.00
  • Purchase a “second helping ticket” for $1 at the door and receive a second helping when you receive your meal.
  • Kids (4 – 12) $4
  • Kids under 4 are free.
  • Alaskan cod (baked or fried) with roll and drink OR pasta dinner with meatless tomato or butter sauce, breadstick and drink.
  • Each dinner comes with choice of two sides: french fries, baked potato, cole slaw, applesauce or salad.
  • Take-out available

Cathedral of Saint Andrew, 301 Sheldon Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

  • Fridays, 6PM – 7PM
  • Soup, salad, bread and dessert only.
  • Adults $3
  • Kids (under 12) $1

Knights of Columbus #4362, 5830 Clyde Park SW, Wyoming, MI 49509

  • Fridays through 4/14
  • 5PM – 7PM
  • Adults $9
  • Seniors (65+) $8
  • Kids (5 – 10) $5
  • Kids 4 and under are free.
  • Fried or baked fish, french fries or baked potato, coleslaw, dinner roll, beverage and dessert. Mac & cheese for kids. Adult drinks available for purchase.
  • Cash or credit
  • No stairs to climb.

St. Alphonsus, 224 Carrier Street NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505

  • 4:30PM – 7PM
  • Adults $10
  • Seniors $8
  • Kids (under 12) $4
  • Kids under 3 are free.
  • Baked or fried walleye, french fries or baked potato, mac & cheese (eat-in only), cole slaw, sourdough roll and drink.
  • Grilled cheese sandwiches available for non-fish eaters.
  • Desserts available for a donation.
  • Credit cards accepted.

St. James Family Center, 742 First Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504

  • Annually, a popular location, but this year the church says, “Due to circumstances beyond our control the Lenten Fish Fries held at St. James have been cancelled.”

St. John Vianney, 4101 Clyde Park Avenue SW, Wyoming, MI 49509

  • Fridays through 4/7 in Village Hall
  • 4:30PM – 7PM
  • Adults $9
  • Seniors (60+) $8
  • Kids (12 and under) $5
  • All-you-can-eat fried pollack, baked Icelandic cod, baked potato or fries, cole slaw, roll, drink and ice cream.
  • Mac & cheese for children.
  • Take-out available.

St. Jude, 1120 4 Mile Rd NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525

  • Fridays through 4/7
  • 4:30PM – 7:30PM
  • Adults (14 – 61) $10
  • Seniors (62+) $8
  • Kids (6-13) $5
  • Kids under 6 are free.
  • All you can eat.
  • Family plan (parents and children under 18) $25
  • Fried cod or haddock, baked sea bass or mahi-mahi, baked potato or french fries, vegetable, cole slaw, clam chowder, mac and cheese or cheese pizza.

West Catholic High School, 1801 Bristol Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504

  • Fridays through 3/24
  • 4:30PM – 7PM
  • Baked salmon $10 for all ages.
  • Adults $10
  • Seniors and students $7
  • Kids $5
  • 5 and under are free.
  • Adult options: fried perch, fried shrimp, perch and shrimp combo, fish tacos or baked salmon.
  • Children’s options: 2 pieces of fried perch, macaroni and cheese, or cheese pizza.
  • All meals include: choice of french fries or baked potato, coleslaw, garlic toast, dessert and drink.
  • Take-out available
  • New drive-thru available
  • Proceeds benefit West Catholic Athletic Boosters

Big Rapids

St. Mary Parish Center, 1009 Marion Ave., Big Rapids, MI 49307

  • Fridays through 4/7
  • 5:30PM – 7PM
  • Suggested donations: $9 for adults, $6 for children under 12


St. Michael’s, 17150 88th Ave, Coopersville, MI 49404

  • 5:30PM – 7PM
  • Deep-fried fish or baked fish, fries, rolls, cole slaw, green beans, dessert and drink.
  • Grilled cheese is also available.
  • Adults $8
  • Senior citizens $7
  • Kids 6-10 are $3
  • Under 6 are free
  • Immediate family rate is $25 maximum (parents/children)


St. Mary’s, 402 Amity St SE, Lowell, MI 49331

  • Friday through 4/7
  • 5PM – 7PM
  • $8 for 13 and up
  • $4 for 12 and under
  • $25 for families
  • Baked and fried cod, fries, mac and cheese, corn bread, coleslaw, applesauce, desserts, coffee and juice.
  • Take-out available
  • Cash, check or credit card.


St. Anthony’s, 3936 Jackson Rd, Saranac, MI 48881

  • Fridays through 3/18
  • 5PM – 7PM
  • Adults $8
  • Seniors $7.50
  • Under 12 are $5
  • Fried or baked fish, baked mac & cheese, french fries or baked potato, cole slaw, applesauce, roll and drink.
  • Take-out available


Holy Family, 425 S. State St., Sparta, MI 49345

  • 5PM – 7PM
  • Fried and baked fish, baked potato bar, french fries, sweet potato fries, mac & cheese, cole slaw, applesauce, dinner roll, dessert, juice and coffee.
  • Adults $8
  • Kids 5-12 are $5
  • Under 5 are free
  • $24 immediate family maximum
  • Take-out available

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