Friday Fish Fry Guide for Lakeland + Winter Haven

Local Friday Fish Fry Guide

Looking for the best fish fry in Lakeland and Winter Haven? These local restaurants are known for their delicious seafood or host all-you-can-eat fish fry dinners every Friday night. Whether you have a weekly fish fry tradition or are not eating meat on Fridays during Lent, we hope this list helps you find a new favorite place for fish and seafood in Polk County.

Links are included for more details on pricing, type of fish, sides, etc. Note that details are subject to change, we are not typically notified so be sure to check the links provided below for any updates.

Church Fish Fry Events during Lent

2022 Lent & Easter Dates:

Ash Wednesday: March 2, 2022
Fridays in Lent: March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1, 8
Good Friday: April 15, 2022
Easter: Sunday, April 17, 2022

Use this list to find a church fish fry near you on Friday’s during Lent:

Resurrection Catholic Church Fish Fry

Dates + Times: Every Friday March 4 – April 8, 2022 from 4 – 7 PM
Menu + Prices:
Fried or baked fish, fries, slaw, roll, veggie, drink and dessert. Take out will be available. Adults $12, Children 6-12 $7, Children under 5 Free. Take out will be available.
More info: Check a recent bulletin or call for full details
Location: 333 Terrace Way, Lakeland, FL 33813 (Central Lakeland near the Polk Parkway) | 863-646-3556

St. John Neumann Catholic Church Fish Fry

Dates + Times: Every Friday March 4 – April 8, 2022 from 4 – 6pm
Menu + Prices: Menu includes breaded cod, tater tots, clam chowder, coleslaw, baked beans, dessert. Adults $12, Children 12 and under $6. Take out available.
More info: Check a recent bulletin or call for full details
Location: 501 East Carter Rd., Lakeland, FL 33813 (South Lakeland) | 863-647-3400

Saint Anthony Catholic Church Fish Fry

Dates + Times: Every Friday from March 4 to April 8, 2022 from 4-7 PM
Menu + Prices:
Menu includes Fish/Shrimp, Fries, Hushpuppies, Coleslaw, Macaroni Salad, Beans & Pudding. Cost: $11.00 Clam Chowder: $3.00
More info: Check a recent bulletin or call for full details
Location: 820 Marcum Road, Lakeland, FL 33809 (North Lakeland) |  863.858.8047

St. Joseph Catholic Church Fish Fry

Dates + Times: Every Friday March 4 – April 8, 2022 from 5:30—7:30 p.m. in the Parish Center
Menu + Prices: Fried or Baked Fish, Hushpuppy, Corn Fritter, Waffle Fries, Coleslaw, cookie and drink.
More info: Check a recent bulletin or call for full details
Location: 532 Ave M NW Winter Haven, FL 33881 | 863-294-3144

Restaurants with All You Can Eat Fish Fry Specials

These restaurants host an all-you-can-eat Friday night fish fry or have a fish special, typically year-round. Restaurant names link to websites where you can find pricing and other details. **CHECK DIRECTLY WITH THE RESTAURANT FOR CURRENT SPECIALS**

Britt’s Cafe
3662 Harden Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33803 | (863) 940-4300
6617 N Socrum Loop, Lakeland, FL 33809 | (863) 583-4252
Friday Night Fish Fry – Fridays until 8PM

Charlie’s Family Restaurant by Dee
2614 Lakeland Hills Blvd, Ste 8, Lakeland, Florida 33805 | (863) 683-2999
Friday fish fry – 10am-8pm Every Friday

Highland City Diner
5221 US-98, Lakeland, FL 33812 | (863) 816-6861
Friday Fish Fry Year Round – 3:30-8pm

Wooden Spoon Diner
6960 Florida Ave S, Lakeland, FL 33813 | (863) 940-2099
Fish Fry Fridays. Dine-In or Take Out.

The End Zone Lakeland
6206 Highway 98 North, Lakeland, Florida 33809 | (863) 858-7226
Friday special is All-U-Can-Eat Fish Fry.

Glory Days Grill
3790 Lakeside Village Ct, Lakeland, FL | 863-225-8958
Fish Fry Special on Friday

Fat Jack’s Deli
2940 S. Florida Avenue, Lakeland, FL 33813 | (863) 687-0262
Saturday Night AYCE Fish Dinner – Swai Fish (Fried or Grilled) w/ Hush Puppy. All You Can Eat w/ (2) sides OR Single Plate w/ (2) sides.

Seafood Restaurants in Lakeland + Winter Haven

The restaurants listed below are known for their great seafood – enjoy a battered fish dinner any day of the week plus delicious sides including french fries, potato salad, coleslaw, hush puppies, and more.

Mister Fish
715 East Palmetto Street, Lakeland, FL | (863) 688-4280

Fish City Grill
1485 Town Center Dr Ste D112, Lakeland, Florida 33803 | (863) 683-1243

Riverside Express Seafood
130 E Memorial Blvd., Lakeland, Florida 33801 | (863) 940-2079

Catfish Country Restaurant
2400 EF Griffin Rd, Bartow, FL 33830 | (863) 646-6767

Harry’s Old Place
3751 Cypress Gardens Road, Winter Haven, Florida 33884 | (863) 324-0301

Tanners Lakeside Restaurant & Bar
1006 Lake Howard Dr SW, Winter Haven, FL 33880 | (863) 662-5948

Harborside
2435 7th St SW, Winter Haven, FL 33880 | (863) 293-7070

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