Ash Wednesday marks the start of Lent. Thousands of West Michigan Catholics will observe the Lenten practice of abstaining from meat each Friday until Easter, as many parishes in the Diocese of Grand Rapids host Friday fish fries.

View our 2018 guide to Lenten fish fries in Grand Rapids with times, prices, menus and maps.

Grand Rapids Fish Fries:

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

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  • Fridays through March 23
  • 4:45PM - 7PM
  • Adult fish $9.00
  • 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) $4.00
  • 3 and under are free.
  • Alaskan cod (baked or fried) with roll OR pasta dinner with meatless tomato or butter sauce, breadstick.
  • Each dinner comes with a cold drink and choice of two sides: french fries, baked potato, cole slaw, applesauce or salad.
  • Dessert table available for a donation.
  • Take-out available

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

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

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

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  • 4:30PM - 7PM
  • Fridays through March 23
  • Adults $10
  • Seniors $8
  • Kids (under 12) $4
  • Kids under 3 are free.
  • Baked or fried walleye, french fries or baked potato, mac & cheese, cole slaw and drink.
  • Grilled cheese sandwiches available for non-fish eaters.
  • Desserts available for a donation.
  • Credit cards accepted.

St. Isidore, 625 Spring Ave NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

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  • Fridays through March 23
  • 4:30PM - 7PM
  • Baked or fried fish (Alaskan pollock)
  • Fries or baked potato, cole slaw or applesauce, homemade mac & cheese, dinner roll, dessert, lemonade, water and coffee
  • Adults $9.50
  • Seniors (62 and up) $9.00
  • Kids (5-12) $4.00
  • Kids 4 and under are free
  • Takeout available

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

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  • Fridays through March 23 in the Village Hall
  • 4:30PM - 7PM
  • Adults $10.00
  • Seniors (60+) $9.00
  • Kids (5-12) $5
  • Kids 4 and under are free
  • 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

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  • Fridays during Lent in the Brophy Center
  • 4:30PM - 7PM
  • Adults $10
  • Seniors $9
  • Kids (6-13) $5
  • Kids under 6 are free.
  • Family plan $30
  • Fried cod or baked mahi-mahi, baked potato or french fries, vegetable, cole slaw, clam chowder, mac and cheese.

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

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  • Fridays through March 23
  • 4:30PM - 7PM
  • Baked salmon $10 for all ages.
  • Adults $10
  • Seniors and students $8
  • Kids $5
  • 5 and under are free.
  • Adult options: fried perch, fried shrimp, perch and shrimp combo, 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
  • Drive-thru available
  • Proceeds benefit West Catholic Athletic Boosters

Belding

St. Joseph, 409 S Bridge St, Belding, MI 48809

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  • March 9, 16, 23 ONLY 
  • 5PM - 7PM
  • Adults $8
  • Seniors $7
  • Kids (6-12) are $5
  • Kids 5 and under are free
  • Baked and fried fish, baked potato or french fries, applesauce, cole slaw, dinner roll, grilled cheese, drinks, dessert.
  • Takeout available

Belmont

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 6369 Belmont Ave. NE, Belmont, 49306

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  • Fridays through March 23
  • 4:30PM - 7:30PM
  • Fried pollock or baked cod
  • Green beans, coleslaw, applesauce, french fries, mac & cheese, bread and dessert
  • Coffee, lemonade or water
  • Adults $9
  • Seniors $8
  • Children (age 5-12) $5
  • Kids under 5 are free
  • Family/household $30

Coopersville

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)

Greenville

St. Charles, 505 S. Lafayette St., Greenville, MI 48838

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  • February 16 and 23; and March 2 ONLY
  • 5PM - 7PM
  • Adults $8
  • Seniors $5
  • Kids (12 and under) $5
  • Baked and fried fish, mac & cheese, baked potato or fried potatoes, cole slaw, applesauce, desserts, drinks.
  • Takeout available

Lowell

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

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  • Fridays through March 23
  • 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, coffee and juice.
  • All you can eat
  • Cash, check or credit card.

Ravenna

St. Catherine Parish Hall, 3381 Thomas St., Ravenna, MI 49451

  • Fridays during Lent
  • 5PM - 7:30PM
  • Adults $10
  • Kids (5-12) $5
  • Kids under 5 are free
  • Pike, perch, baked potato or French fries, green beans, cole slaw, garlic bread & dessert.

Sparta

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

  • Fridays through March 23
  • 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

Did we miss one? Please let us know in the comments!