Your Pick for St. Louis' Best Fish Fry Is...

Categories: Fish Fry Frenzy

You can get this year round at our winning parish. | 5chw4r7z

There's only one more fish fry Friday left this year, and we'll be using it to check out the readers' pick. Last week you voted on four very different celebrations; there were strong write-in candidates as well. So, where should we meet you this Friday?

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WINNER: St. Ferdinand Catholic Church (1765 Charbonier Road, Florissant; 314-837-3165). St. Ferdinand actually operates its fish fry year round and has been going strong for 61 years. It started out as a parish fundraiser and grew into a weekly event with dozens of volunteers. As the church says, "it is worth the drive and worth the wait."

Here's the full report:

St. Ferdinand Catholic Church (1765 Charbonier Road, Florissant; 314-837-3165): 31.34 percent
St. Cecilia Parish Church (5418 Louisiana Avenue; 314-351-1318): 26.27 percent
St. James the Greater (1360 Tamm Avenue; 314-647-0167): 6.57 percent
First Unitarian Church (5007 Waterman Blvd; 314-361-0595): 0.3 percent
Other: 35.52 percent

Be sure to hit up St. Ferdinand this Friday from 2:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. this Friday -- you can see the full menu here.

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