ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Lent, largely observed by Christians, starts on Ash Wednesday and ends just before Easter. Observers are usually not supposed to eat meat on Fridays during Lent. However, fish is OK.
Lent runs for 40 days, and there are seven Fridays before it ends. Here’s where you can get a fish fry and other seafood in the Capital Region.
Ted’s Fish Fry
According to the menu at Ted’s Fish Fry, a fish fry costs about $6.95. Ted’s also offers a lunch special which includes a fish fry, french fries, coleslaw, and a medium drink for $12.40. The menu includes other seafood such as clams, scallops, and crab.
Ted’s Fish Fry has six locations in the Capital Region:
• 1186 Western Avenue in Albany
• 203 Wolf Road in Albany
• 447 3rd Avenue in Watervliet
• 636 New Loudon Road in Latham
• 700 Hoosick Street in Troy
• 1663 Route 9 in Clifton Park
Hott Stuff N Butta
Located at 214 Central Avenue in Albany, Hott Stuff N Butta serves a fish fry for about $11.99. The restaurant has other seafood offerings, such as fish and chips, lobster tail, salmon, catfish, shrimp, haddock, and snow crab legs.
Off the Hook Fish Fry
A fish fry at Off the Hook costs around $6.99. Other seafood options include clam, scallop, shrimp, and fried calamari. Off the Hook is located at 1599 Union Street in Schenectady.
Off Shore Pier
Located at 637 3rd Ave Extension in Rensselaer, Off Shore Pier is both a fish market and restaurant. The restaurant has many seafood options including fish fries, scallops, oysters, shrimp, crab cakes, clams and different types of fish.
Little Big Fatz
Little Big Fatz opens for the season on February 21. The stand offers fish fries, fish tacos, clams, shrimp, and calamari, among other non-seafood items. The restaurant is located at 158 Main Avenue in Wynantskill.
Anker’s Fish House
Anker’s Fish House offers a fish fry for around $5.99. The restaurant also offers a scallop fry, clam fry, and shrimp fry on a roll. Catfish, Ipswich, crab cakes, and calamari are also available. Anker’s Fish House is located at 420 Altamont Avenue in Schenectady.
Eddie F’s offers a fish fry for about $11. The restaurant also offers a fish fry basket with french fries or onion rings and coleslaw. Other seafood options include oysters, clams, calamari, shrimp, and lobster. Eddie F’s has two locations: 119 Clinton Street in Saratoga Springs and 1742 Route 9 in Clifton Park.