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Fish Type: Lake Perch     Price: $17.00

Overall, I would highly recommend this Fish Fry.

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

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Comment: There are a lot of good Fish Frys out there, but how many are truly GREAT? I’d wager there might not be as many as you think…

Of course, tastes are subjective and one person’s great might be another person’s meh, but I’m 100% confident when I say the Friday Fish Fry at Crawfish Junction is certifiably great. Not only are there plenty of freshwater and saltwater options to choose from, but if you’re indecisive (like me), you can mix-n-match (and that’s exactly what I did - and have done in the past).

Before the fish I enjoyed a stacked bloody with a Potosi Cave Ale chaser and a handful of Pull Tabs. I actually pulled $36 of winners for my $20, so my $18 lake perch/bluegill combo was essentially covered. Score!

CJ is a well-oiled machine on Fridays and my fish fried quickly and looked impeccable when it arrived on the bar. The three bluegill and four perch fillets shared the same heavily-seasoned and expertly-fried breading. It was perfectly crispy and worked equally well with the sweet perch and subtly-fishy bluegill. Brilliant.

There are a bunch of sides to choose from and the fries were a fine option at lunch - not fancy but above average. The tartar-for-the-taking was nothing less than superb and paired perfectly with the flavorful fish. The creamy slaw was also delicious with my only complaint being that there wasn’t more of it.

My slice of marble rye missed the boat and didn’t show up until I put out an SOS, but when it finally floated in buoyed the balance on plate (i.e. it added some substance and gave me something to munch on while finishing my Ols Style).

My only complaint with Crawfish Junction is that it’s not closer to home so it’s hard for me to get to these days. Everything about this Fish Fry is top-notch and I’m shocked they didn’t win their region in the Potosi Fish Fry bracket. It’s absolutely one of the best around and definitely got my vote.
W6376 Cty Hwy A
Johnson Creek (Milford), WI 53038

(920) 648-3550