Where to Get a Fish Fry in Minneapolis
Whether you participate in Lent and need a meat-free option for Friday night, or you just love a really good fish fry, we've got you covered. Here's where you can find some of the best fish fries in Minneapolis.
Last Updated: 2/28/23
While typically known for their burgers and extensive beer list, Red Cow's fish fry should not be missed. Go for their classic fish fry with beer battered white fish, french fries, and Red Cow sauce. The best part? You don't have to wait until Friday to get it. They offer it all week long.
Mac's Fish and Chips
It says it right there in the name, but this place is all about Fish! Halibut, Walleye, Cod. Whatever you choose, it will be fried.
Stanley's Bar Room
At Stanley's you'll have options when it comes to your fish fry choices. Get a classic fish and chips: Grainbelt Nordeast battered walleye, fries & coleslaw. Served with tartar sauce and fresh lemon or do some Fish Tacos: fried walleye, mango avocado salsa, red cabbage, cilantro crema. And if you prefer a sandwich they have that too: Nordeast battered walleye, coleslaw, and house B&B pickles served with tartar sauce on a toasted hoagie roll.
Served with a delicious cajun remoulade sauce, Nighthawks offers fried walleye as a fish and chips dish or a beer-battered sandwich.
A classic British Pub requires some classic Fish & Chips, don't you think? Merlin's Rest does it wonderfully with battered polluck, served on a bed of salty chips (read: fries), served with pub sauce and wrapped in newspaper. Available all week.
Nolo's does their fish fry in the form of a hot fish sandwich with crispy walleye, chili aioli, and a cabbage kale slaw. Available all week.
Enjoy Beer-battered cod, Cajun fries, coastal slaw, tartar sauce, and fresh lemon every Friday at Smack Shack North Loop.
The Block's "Walleye Dinner" includes Nordeast battered walleye, crispy fries, sweet chili slaw, and house-made tartar sauce. You can also get this on a sandwich. Available all week.
World Street Kitchen
If you're looking to change it up on your weekly fish fry, come to World Street Kitchen and try their Crispy Fish Sandwich. A panko fried fish topped with caramelized kimchi tartar and sesame cabbage on a sesame seed bun.
A classic chophouse, the Monte Carlo knows how to do fish right, which makes it the perfect place to have a fish and chips meal—beer battered Atlantic Cod served with french fries.
Cardinal Restaurant & Bar
Feeling extra hungry? Cardinal Restaurant & Bar offers an All-You-Can-Eat fish fry every Friday 5-9 pm. What more could you ask for?
Order their Famous Walleye Fingers. They're hand-cut and tossed in a seasoned breading, fried golden brown and served with dill-caper tartar sauce.
The Anchor Fish & Chips
Anchor Fish & Chips's specialty is exactly what you'd expect: Fish & Chips. No need to get fancy with extra sides and additions, this Wild Alaskan cod over hand cut chips is perfect just as it is.
Why fix what's not broken? The Lowry serves up a classic fish fry of beer battered cod, french fries, house-made tartar sauce, and fresh lemon. Available all week.
Hazel's fish fry offering includes beer battered cod, hand cut french fries, coleslaw, lemon, and tartar sauce. Available all week.
Ukrainian American Community Center
Craving a fish fry with an Eastern European twist? Order a pierogi and fish fry dinner from the Ukrainian Center in Northeast, Minneapolis. Or if you're just interested in the pierogis, that's fine too! You can order an all pierogi dinner instead. Everything is takeout only.
Creekside Supper Club
Want your fish fry in sandwich form? Try the beer-battered cod sandwich at Creekside. Nothing too fancy here, but definitely delicious, on top of your cod you'll get lettuce, tomato, pickled relish onion, tartar sauce and side of fries.
One of the best sellers on the menu, Brit's pub offers a British pub classic, fish and chips. Get yourself a 1 piece or 2 piece cod.
Special on Friday's, Bull's Horn is serving up fish fry on the menu for dine-in only. The walleye basket comes with fries or switch to another side at no cost.
Day Block Brewing
Come to Day Block for Walleye Friday! This beer battered walleye sandwich is sure to hit the spot. Pair it with a Czech One, Two Pilsner or their nice dry Irish Stout!