Fish Type: Cod Price: $13.50
Overall, I would recommend this Fish Fry.
|Fish Score: Good|
Potato Score: Excellent
Tartar Score: Good
Bread Score: Good
Miscellaneous Score: Good
Comment: Angelo's is an Italian restaurant, so maybe you're thinking this is going to be some sort or pizza or pasta review...I assure you it's not. On Friday nights Angelo's morphs into a full-fledged Fish Fry joint, and while there are still plenty of Italian specialties available before the weekend strikes the wisest among us know to find specials section on the menu.
There are lots of alluring options here, and after enjoying the bluegill on our last visit I felt compelled to branch out with the cod. The 3-piece runs a cool $13.50 and the 'lo will let you tack on additional pieces for $3 a pop. I was feeling hungry (and figured if nothing else I'd take piece home) so I ponied up for a 4-piece. In true Italian antipasto style the slaw, a basket of bread, and a mini relish tray show up before the entree and definitely start things off right. The slaw was a bit basic, the basket of warmish bread was a step above the norm, and the mini relish tray was fresh and inviting - carrots, celery, and radishes for the win!
As you might expect the 4-piece was a bountiful beast. While the standard 3-piece would be more than enough for most patrons the fourth was more than welcome in my famished belly...as you could probably guess it didn't make it to a to-go box as planned. This cod was extremely tasty, with a flaky Wilson's-esque breading. It had plenty of seasoning and literally not a drop of grease to speak of. The plate was left bone dry, yet the fish was moist. It was incredibly commendable and invariably satisfying.
I can't be certain, but I'm pretty sure there is no French fry option at A-Mc but with the cheesy hash brown casserole they don't need one. This lovely loaf comes with with a crunchy topping that's nothing short of superb, and an onion-y essence that lets you know it was there without taking over the show. It's the default option with the fish and I can definitely see why.
Rounding out this Fry was a thick and rich tartar which, like the fish, was basically a Wilson's clone. It canoodled with the cod and was essentially a match made in heaven.
Being that Angelo's is Italian cuisine is a Madison area staple you might expect them to phone their Fish Fry in, but that's definitely not the case. Every bit of it is done right from the perfectly fried fish to the unexpected relish tray. Overall, we highly recommend this Fish Fry think that it's definitely amore!
4706 Farwell Street
McFarland, WI 53558