The Diocese of Des Moines

Fish Fry Dinners 2017


The following is a list of Lenten fish fry dinners on Fridays, March 3 to April 7 unless otherwise noted. Meat-free alternatives are listed.


Altoona, Ss John and Paul Parish

At 1401 1st Ave S in Altoona, 4:30-7 p.m.  Cost is $10/adults, $5/children ages 6-12; no charge for children ages 5 and under.  Cheese pizza and mac and cheese available.  Desserts available for free-will offering.  A drive thru is available for the same price.


Creston, Holy Spirit

At St. Malachy School, 403 W. Clark Street on Friday, March 24 from 5:30-7:00 p.m.  Cost is $8. Mac and cheese available. Contact is Kelsey Bailey, 515-460-0496 or


Elkhart, St. Mary / Holy Cross

At 460 NW Washington Ave. in Elkhart March 3, 17, 31, 5­-7 p.m. Free-will offering.


Indianola, St. Thomas Aquinas

In the parish hall, 210 Hwy R63, 5:30-7 p.m.  Cost is $9/adults, $3/children ages 5-12; no charge for children under 5. No wheat flour in the fish breading.


Logan, St. Anne

At 112 W 3rd, 5-7 p.m.


Missouri Valley, St. Patrick

At St. Patrick’s Houdek Center, 215 N. 7th St., 5-7 p.m. Cost is $8 w/donation to Food Pantry. Mac and cheese available.


Neola, St. Patrick

            In the parish hall, 5-7 p.m.  Cost is $9/adults, $4/children ages 5-10, no cost for children 4 and under. Grill cheese sandwish available.  Carry outs available – call 712-485-2433.


Osceola, St Bernard

In the parish hall, 5:30–7 p.m. Cost is $8/adults, $4/youth; no cost for children ages 3 and under, $25/family. Mac and cheese available. Door prize drawing on April 7.


Perry, St. Patrick

In the school, 1302 5th St., 5:30-7 p.m.  Cost is $8/adults, $4.50/children ages 10 & under, $25/family maximum. Shrimp available March 17 & 24 for additional charge.


Waukee, St. Boniface

At St. Boniface Parish Hall, 1200 Warrior Lane in Waukee, 5-7:30 p.m. Cost is $9/Adult, $5/Children ages 3-10, $30/family. Baked and fried fish, fried shrimp, pasta, side dishes, breakfast potatoes and a drink.




Des Moines Area:


All Saints Parish

At 650 N.E. 52nd Ave. in Des Moines, 5-7 p.m. Mac and cheese, grilled cheese sandwiches available. Cost is $8/adults, $4/children ages 4-12, no charge for children under 4.   For an additional $1 we also offer fish tacos.   


Basilica of St. John 

At 1915 University Ave., 4:45-6:45 p.m. Cost is $8/adults, $3/children 4-10 years old, no cost for children 3 & under; family rates available. Veggie egg rolls available.


Christ the King

At the parish hall, 5-7 p.m. Macaroni and cheese available. Cost is $8/adults, $4/children.


Holy Trinity

At school lunchroom, 5-7 p.m. Mac and cheese available. Cost is $9/adults; $5/children ages 5-12; no charge for children under 5, $25/family.


St. Anthony

At parish hall, 15 Columbus Ave., 5-7 p.m. Cost is $9/adults, $5/children under 12; no cost for children under 2.


St. Joseph

At parish hall, 2107 E. 33rd St., 5-7 p.m. Cost is $8/adults, $6/children age 6-12 and no charge for children under 6 ($35 family-immediate family only). Menu:  Baked or Fried Fish, Hush Puppies, Green Bean Casserole, Tuna Noodle Casserole, Cheesy potatoes, Roll/Butter, dessert, drink.


St. Mary of Nazareth

At the parish hall, 4:30-7 p.m. Baked potato, mac and cheese available. Beer and wine (free will donation only). Cost for the meal is $9/adults, $8/seniors over 60, $5/children under 12. 


West Des Moines, Sacred Heart

At school lunchroom, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. Fish tacos, mac and cheese, cheese pizza available. Cost is $8/12 and up, $5/kids, under 3 free, $35/family maximum. 


West Des Moines, St. Francis of Assisi

At parish hall, 5:30-7:15 p.m., Cheese pizza, baked potato, penne pasta available. Cost is $10/age 13-adult; $5/children ages 6-12, free/age 6 and under.


As more listings come in, we will post them on the diocesan website