Left to right: Potawatomi Hotel & Casino's all-you-can-eat fish fry buffet, Taqueria El Jefe's artisan fish fry taco & Hōm Wood Fired Grill's Friday fish fry

Milwaukee’s Traditional & not-so-Traditional Fish Fries

March 2017

Taqueria El Jefe

This colorful, modern “world beat taqueria” offers a unique twist on the Friday fish fry.  On Fridays only enjoy a chef-driven artisan fish fry taco which includes a beer battered cod topped with a cabbage slaw, avocado crema & fresno chiles.

11200 W Burleigh St, Wauwatosa



Hōm Wood Fired Grill

SURG Restaurant Group’s Northshore location, Hōm, celebrates simple farm-to-table cuisine. On Fridays, their weekly fish feature is served with coleslaw, potato pancakes and Hōm-made tartar sauce.

Bayshore Town Center

5750 N. Port Washington Rd. surgrestaurantgroup.com


Zak’s Cafe

Serves gourmet American comfort food n a historic space with exposed bricks & beams. Open every day at 7:30am, and on Fridays they serve fish fry all day. Options include beer battered cod, perch and shrimp

231 S. 2nd St. (414) 271-5555 zakscafewi.com


Cue Club of Wisconsin

Fish fry offers a wide selection with cod, perch, bluegill and walleye. Voted by the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel as a top area fish fry.


Rumpus Room

A Member of the Bartolotta Restaurant Group The Rumpus Room is a gastropub enjoying barrel-tappin', bourbon-aging, pub-fare eating, rumpus-raising! Their Friday fish fry includes 3-piece beer battered cod served with coleslaw, potato pancake or fries & tartar sauce.

1030 N Water St.





Joey Gerard's

Take a step back in time at Joey Gerard's, a Hollywood-style supper club that features traditional, time-tested menu offerings, nightly specials, and classic cocktails and ice cream drinks. Their cod Fish Fry is a hand-dipped beer

battered cod cooked golden brown served with house-made coleslaw and crinkle cut fries or potato pancakes.

In Greendale: 5601 Broad St.

In Mequon: 11120 N. Cedarburg Rd.



Potawatomi Hotel & Casino

The restaurants of Potawatomi Hotel & Casino have an abundance of delicious meatless dining options and specials available during the Lenten season, including their brand new Friday fish fry at The Buffet. Other specials at The Buffet include the  Wednesday and Saturday night all-you-can-eat crab legs and the Sunday brunch.

1721 W Canal St.



Water Street Brewery

At Milwaukee's oldest brew pub choose from the one-half pound battered cod, french fries, cole slaw, rye bread, tartar sauce or the one-half pound hand breaded perch, french fries, cole slaw, rye bread, tartar sauce.

1101 N. Water St.,  Downtown

I43 & Highway 60, 2615 Washington St. in Grafton

 3191 Golf Rd. in Delafield

140 West Town Square Way in Oak Creek