2023 - Fish Fries Are Back!

The last couple of years were tough for fish fries.

No in-person fish fries in 2021.... It was sad.

Fish fries were back in 2022!  Yay!  But some fish fries weren't completely back to normal.

In 2023 (fingers crossed), it feels like it will be a great year for the fish fry season!  Double Yay!

Can you believe Friday Night Fish has been around for 15 years! Over 680,000 page views! Over 60 unique fish fries visited!

We know you don't visit Friday Night Fish for our excellent writing prose ("good solid fish fry"), or modern website design (last updated in 2011). You come because you love fish fries! We love fish fries! We all love the fish fry community!

80% of what makes a great fish fry is the sense of community. Whether in a new parish hall, a school cafeteria, or a church gymnasium, sharing fried Cod with friends, family, parishioners, visitors, volunteers, and fish fry reviewers over the backdrop of laughter, conversations, and sometimes music - makes Fish Fry season special.

A few reminders:

  • Don't ask us who's having a fish fry this week or that week.  We don't keep track. Try the fish fry maps at KSDK and elsewhere.  
  • We still love your Fan Sign photos!  We always welcome a new fan sign photo (and will post on our Facebook/Instagram page)!

See you at a fish fry!

PS - We had the whole pandemic to update the website.... Still waiting....  Sorry!


2023 Fish Fry Trips:

Ash Wednesday, February 22:  Saint Stephens Protomartyr

February 24:  American Legion - BKZ Post 422 in Soulard

March 3:  Mary Queen of Peace, Webster Groves

March 10:  St. Alphonsus "the Rock" (lunch), Holy Trinity Serbian (dinner)

March 17:  Out-of-Town

March 24:  St. Pius






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Year End Reviews

Sometimes it is hard to compare fish fries from year to year. Comparing that Cod from 2014 to 2008 can be a little tough. With that in mind, below is a yearly re-cap for each of the following years. We got a little busy in 2015, then 2017-2019 went by in a blur, so we are missing a few years, so sorry!

2020 Year End Recap
2016 Year End Recap
2014 Year End Recap

Fan Poll Winners - Best Fish Fry

Every year Friday Night Fish hosts a fan poll to crown a yearly fan favorite Fish Fry. It's a two step process with Round 1 selecting five finalists, and Round 2 voting from the final five to crown the yearly fan champion. So get ready every year for the annual poll and get your supporters voting for your favorite fish fry! We had some voting "irregularities" in 2014, so we discontinued the poll (for now).

For a recap of past winners see Past Fan Poll Winners.

Past "Fan Poll-Favorite Fish Fry" Winners:
2014: First place tie: Christ, Prince of Peace, Ballwin; Saint Mary Magdalen, Brentwood; St. Ferdinand, Florissant
2013: Saint Mary Magdalen, Brentwood
2012: St. Rose Philippine Duschesne, Florissant
2011: St. Pius, St. Louis
2010: St. Gerard Majella, Kirkwood