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Y'd Awake Fish Fry Week #1 Shout-Outs

What Are Your Favorite Fish Fries

February 27, 2020

Well here it is, Week 1 of the Y'd Awake "Fish Frylights."

We are looking at Allegheny County for the first week of Lent. Where's your favorite Fish Fry?  Here is the list for week 1.......


• Christ the Divine Teacher Catholic Academy, 205 Brilliant Ave., Aspinwall; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for take-out only and 3:30 to 7 p.m. for take-out or dine-in March 6 and April 3; 412-781-7927 .


• Community Kitchen Pittsburgh, 107 Flowers Ave., Pittsburgh; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. every Friday in Lent; 412-246-4736 .


• Highland Hose Volunteer Fire Company, 401 E. Eighth Ave., Tarentum; 4 to 7 p.m. Ash Wednesday and Fridays during Lent; 724-224-0999.


• Highlands Hornets, Bushman Field, Burtner and Karns roads, Natrona Heights, Harrison, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Ash Wednesday and Fridays through Good Friday; 724-224-4749.


• Holiday Park Volunteer Fire Department: 415 Old Abers Creek Road, Pittsburgh; Ash Wednesday and Fridays during Lent, April 3 and April 10; 724-327-3456, menu to be posted at


• Holy Angels Parish, 408 Baldwin Road, Baldwin; Ash Wednesday and Fridays during Lent; fried and baked fish, pizza, mac and cheese and more; 412-461-9503.


• Holy Apostles Parish, 3198 Schieck St., Baldwin; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Ash Wednesday and Fridays during Lent; fried cod sandwich, shrimp, pierogi, tuna salad croissant, pizza, New England clam chowder, french fries, coleslaw, haluski, baked potato, macaroni and cheese, fresh-made doughnuts; takeout available; credit cards and checks accepted; 412-440-0221.


• Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 605 Hewitt Ave., Washington;


• Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Cathedral; held at American Serbian Club, 2524 Sarah St., Pittsburgh (South Side); dine-in or take-out; 412-431-9351.


• Moon Township Volunteer Fire Company, Public Safety Building, 1000 Beaver Grade Road, Moon; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 8 p.m. every Friday during Lent; fish, shrimp, chicken fingers and desserts. All dinners include fries and the special firehouse recipe coleslaw. Both sit-down and takeout meals are available; 412-262-5006.


• Riverview United Presbyterian Church, 3505 Perrysville Ave., Pittsburgh; Feb. 28 to April 10 every Friday 11 a.m. to 8:30 pm.; Facebook; 412-321-7301.


• Sacred Heart-Saint Raphael; Saint Raphael Cafeteria, 1154 Chislett St., Pittsburgh; Ash Wedneday only.


• Saint Bernadette Catholic Church, 245 Azalea Drive, Monroeville; 4:30 to 7 p.m. Fridays during Lent except Good Friday, “The Gargotta” fish sandwich, haluski, fries, pierogies, dessert, beverage. Takeout offered at 412-843-0668; more information 412-373-0050 or


• Saint Catherine of Sweden and St. Richard, in the St. Catherine of Sweden social hall on Wildwood Road in Hampton Township; every Friday during Lent (except Good Friday) from 4 to 7 p.m.; fish sandwiches, macaroni and cheese, fish and shrimp tacos, grilled cheese sandwiches, pizza, clam chowder and vegetarian salads are also available; 412-486-6001 or


• Saint Irenaeus Catholic Church, 387 Maryland Ave., Oakmont; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays of Lent except Good Friday; gluten-free baked fish, breadcrumb baked fish, beer-battered fried fish, butterfly fried shrimp, tuna salad on croissant, personal pizzas, grilled cheese, macaroni and cheese, homemade haluski, baked potato, pierogies, fries, onion rings, cole slaw, applesauce, assorted homemade desserts available.Takeout offered for lunch; 412-828-9846 or


• Saint John United Church of Christ, Larimer Fire Hall, 1340 Brownstown Road, Larimer, North Huntingdon, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Ash Wednesday. Fish sandwich, fries and coleslaw. Cost is $8. Take out only.


• Saint John the Baptist Church, 418 Unity Center Road, Plum; 4-7 p.m. Fridays in Lent except Good Friday; baked fish dinner (with or without bun), and includes coleslaw, beverage, choice of two sides (macaroni and cheese, french fries, haluski, green beans); children have choice of macaroni and cheese or pizza for entree, and one side (macaroni and cheese, fries, haluski, green beans). Weekly specials: March 8, pierogie; March 15, stuffed shells; March 22, fried shrimp; March 29, eggplant parmesan; April 5, crab cakes; April 12, pasta, and include beverage and choice of two sides. Takeout offered; 412-793-0555, ext. 241; 412-523-2542 or


• Saints John & Paul Catholic Church, 2586 Wexford Bayne Road, Sewickley; Ash Wednesday and every Friday during Lent; jumbo fried fish sandwich platter, fried breaded shrimp basket, potato and cheese pierogies, kids’ meals and more; order online at; 412-440-3044.

• Saint Margaret of Scotland School, 915 Alice St., Greentree; March 20; 412-922-7279.


• Saint Sava Serbian Orthodox Church, 901 Hartman St., McKeesport, noon to 6 p.m. Fridays through Good Friday;; 412-664-0820


• SaintThomas A’ Becket parish, 139 Gill Hall Road, Jefferson Hills; 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays during Lent; hand-breaded cod, baked fish, shrimp dinners, pizza, kids’ meals and desserts; pierogies available on Good Friday; eat in or take out; 412-655-9966.


• Saint Valentine Church, 2710 Ohio St, Bethel Park; 4 to 7:30 p.m. Fridays during Lent, excluding April 10; 412-851-9176




• Saint Victor Parish Activity Hall, 527 Bairdford Road, Bairdford, West Deer; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Ash Wednesday and Fridays through Good Friday; 724-265-4017.


• Wilkins Township VFC #3, 109 Powell St., East Pittsburgh, 4 to 7 p.m. Feb. 28 and every Friday through Good Friday, when hours will be noon to 7 p.m. Full menu at


• Wilpen Volunteer Fire Department, 379 Wilpen Road, Ligonier Township; starting Ash Wednesday with a limited menu of fried fish sandwich, fried shrimp, fries. Then every Friday, including Good Friday April 10, 4 to 7 p.m., full menu of fried fish sandwich, baked fish, fried shrimp, haluski, perogie, macaroni and cheese, fries, green beans; 724-238-7221.


• Yukon-South Huntingdon Volunteer Fire Company, 24 Highway St.; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 26 and 28, March 6, 13, 20, 27 and April 3 and 10. Menu includes fish sandwich dinner, one side or two; fish sandwich; popcorn shrimp dinner, one side or two; popcorn shrimp basket; chicken tenders and side, choose from macaroni and cheese, coleslaw, french fries, cabbage and noodles; 724-722-3080.