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Fish Type: Lake Perch     Price: $24.00

Overall, I would highly recommend this Fish Fry.

Fish Score: Excellent
Potato Score: Good
Tartar Score: Excellent
Bread Score: Excellent
Miscellaneous Score: Excellent

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Comment: I’ve had the Friday Fish Fry at the @sisterbaybowl quite a few times over the years but this may have been the absolute best one ever.

The fish of record at the Bowl is the lake perch and this fish was sheer perfection. The three butterflies (six fillets) were expertly fried resulting in a supple texture that was further highlighted by their lightly-seasoned breading. This delicate coating is as good as it gets and lets all the inherent sweetness of the perch shine through. Amazing.

The flavor of this fish stands on its own, but somehow it’s still elevated by their transcendent tartar. This superb sauce alters the taste of the already amazing perch making it all the more interesting and inviting.

Before the fish a couple cutting boards with mini mixed loaves of bread meet the table, and the rye is always a pure delight. The slaw is also in the zone although it pales in comparison to the fantastic fish.

If there was any failing with tonight’s Fry it was the crinkle-cut fries (which were plentiful but spent a minute too long in the fryer). I still destroyed the hearty portion of extra-crispy critters so they clearly weren’t problematic but if I had to pick nits, these would be them.

The Sister Bay Bowl remains the gold standard is Fish Frys in Door County and I really can’t imagine coming up on a Friday and not going there at this point. Overall, we highly recommend this Fish Fry and thinks it’s just as iconic as ever. Top 10 all time. End of story.
10640 North Bay Shore Drive
Sister Bay, WI 54234

(920) 854-2841