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Top 5 Best Local Places for a Fish Fry

Top 5 Best Local Places for a Fish Fry

You don’t have to be British to love fish and chips. In fact, with so many renditions of this classic it seems almost impossible to pick favorites. That’s why we turned to our residents. We asked, and they responded! Are you curious about what the locals are calling the best local fish fry too? Well the results are in and the votes have been tallied!

Here are the top five best places to get a fish fry meal in the Elgin area.

#5 Old Republic Kitchen + Bar

155 S Randall Rd, Elgin, IL 60123


Voted: 3 out of 5

#4 Hoppe’s Tavern

1075 N Liberty St, Elgin, IL 60120

Voted: 3 out of 5

#3 Chunky Dog

1959 Huntley Rd, Dundee Township, IL 60118

Voted: 4 out of 5

#2 Randall Oaks Golf Club

4101 Binnie Rd, West Dundee, IL 60118

Voted: 4.5 out of 5

#1 The Elgin American Legion Post 57

820 N Liberty St, Elgin, IL 60120

Voted: 5 out of 5

Honorable Mentions
– Crusin’, Gilbert’s
– Bamboozels, West Dundee
– Fatsoz, Elgin
– Paul’s Restaurant, Elgin
– Old Town Inn, Elgin
– Turner’s Club, Elgin
– Walnut Speakeasy, Elgin
– Dutch Inn, Elgin
– Joe’s BBQ Chicken & Fish, Elgin
– Spanky’s, South Elgin
– Chubby Bullfrog, West Dundee

Be sure to share your best fish fry experiences with us #ExploreElgin and @ExploreElgin

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