tuna fish salad sandwich photo courtesy nathaniel reid bakery

3 fish specials in St. Louis to get you through Lent

With just a month left of Lent to go, you don’t want to miss out on all the fish-centric offerings around town. Here are a few places to celebrate meatless Fridays. 


Nathaniel Reid Bakery is offering a special tuna fish salad sandwich every Friday this Lent for $7.75. The sandwich, made with a flaky croissant, is stacked with tuna, Dijon mustard, mayonnaise, celery, dill pickles, red onion and hard-boiled eggs. Available for carryout from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. with phone or in-person ordering. 11243 Manchester Road, Kirkwood, 314.858.1019, nrbakery.com


Eckert’s Country Restaurant is serving a special fish fry meal every Friday until Lent’s end. For $38, the fish fry meal for four is loaded with a pound and a half of fried cod, mac and cheese, and coleslaw. Available for carryout, or dine-in from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. with phone, online or in-person ordering. 951 S. Green Mount Road, Belleville, 618.233.0513, eckerts.com/country-restaurant


Grace Meat + Three will be rotating different kinds of fish each Friday that will be tossed in their signature seasoned flour and garlic buffalo sauce. The special, offered only during Lent, also comes with buttermilk lime dressing, onions and pickles. (The price depends on the kind of fish.) Available for dine-in, delivery or carryout from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. with phone, online or in-person ordering. 4270 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314.533.2700, stlgrace.com