The Best Fish Meals in Greater St. Cloud

There are days when all you want is a big juicy burger, a loaded chicken wrap, or a giant sausage pizza. And then, there are days when you would rather keep it a little lighter (and dare we say, fishier?) Whether you’re sticking to fish on Fridays during lent, not much of a meat eater normally, or just craving something different, there are great fish entrees available all over Greater St. Cloud!

Photo Credit: Fuji Japanese Steak House on Facebook
Lemme See that Sushi Roll

It might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of dining on fish, but we can promise it’s one of the tastiest! Sushi is a unique way to avoid traditional meat meals, and there are plenty of options! Try a little bit of everything at Hajime, where the menu is full of chef’s specialty rolls as well as the traditional sushi you love. Or Fuji Steakhouse is always a great option, where you can enjoy sushi as a meal or even an appetizer before you do a scallop hibachi dinner! And if you want a fast casual spin on sushi, give JJ Garden Sushi & Asian Bistro a try. With a variety of rolls, shushi and sashimi to choose from, you can always try something new!

Let’s Taco ‘Bout Some Fish

There’s just something about adding fish to a taco that makes it an instant game-changer. We like to change the game up here in Greater St. Cloud, so give these fish taco options a try. 7 West Taphouse offers the blackened fish tacos, featuring tilapia, lettuce, cheese, pico, and a delicious chili sauce. At The Pickled Loon, you can order theshrimp tacos, where they up the game by adding avocado, a cilantro lime slaw, tomatoes, and roasted garlic aioli. Or if you like your fish wrapped in a double layer of delicous carbs, order the fish tacos from Crooked Pint, where they include beer battered cod and a list of mouthwatering toppings.

Café Renaissance (photo: @chloebastien on Instagram)
Fancy Fish

Do you have a hankerin’ for a seafood platter? We don’t blame you, and Greater St. Cloud can satisfy that craving.  Sample shrimp three ways with an order of Tres Shrimp from Anton’s Restaurant, featuring stuffed shrimp, jumbo broiled shrimp, and shrimp linguine. Or try a little bit of everything at the Seafood Buffet at The 400 Club on Fridays until April 19th. featuring breaded and broiled cod, shrimp, scallops, and even seafood alfredo. And sometimes, you’re just in the mood to go all out. That’s when you order the Lobster Cardinal from Cafe RenaissanceLobster tail, seared scallops, and jumbo shrimp scampi on steamed vegetables. Need we say more?

Photo Credit: Olde Brick House on Facebook
Good Ole’ Fried Fish

Some might say why mess with a good thing, and we understand! If you’re looking for some good old fried fish, St. Cloud has no shortage of delicious options! Get your fill of all-you-can-eat fish on Fridays at Jimmy’s Pourhouse or Lincoln Depot. Go with a beloved classic at Olde Brick House: Guinness Fish & Chips with beer battered cod, tarter aioli, broccoli slaw,and pub chips. Or, if you’re looking to do some feel-good fish-frying, check out this list of local and regional fish dinners that are part of the Diocese of St. Cloud.

BONUS: Meatless

Maybe you’re just not that into fish, or looking for a delicious break. Many of the meatless options in Greater St. Cloud will have you begging for a second helping! Satisfy your burger craving with a handcrafted vegan Earth Burger from The White Horse. Get in on a pizza the fun at Jules’ Bistro with The Paramount flatbread pizza, featuring pizza sauce, artichokes, tomatoes, green and kalamata olives, peppers and mozzarella. Or experience something new with options like Bangan Bharta (baked eggplant) Malai Kofta (minced vegetable balls) or Panner Shahi Korma (homemade Indian cheese chunks in a creamy sauce) from Star of India.