While enjoying a few beers and appetizers during happy hour at Lily’s Seafood in Royal Oak, we started chatting about the best fish and chips we’ve had around town. Some of our favorites are well known, while some are not. Explore our list and share your go-to spots in the comments section.
Bet & Jessie’s Fish & Chips (Redford)
The famous Bet & Jessie’s Fish & Chips is back on the map and focusing on what they do best: serving fabulous fried fish and seafood. Check them out at their revamped Redford location and enjoy their classic Fish & Chips featuring three flaky fillets. Round out your fish feast with an order of hush puppies.
Scotty Simpson’s Fish & Chips (Detroit)
Including Scotty Simpson’s Fish & Chips on our list is a no-brainer. The secret recipe batter that coats their seafood is pure perfection. Pro tip: Order the Fish & Shrimp & Chips combination for a truly delicious experience.
Lily’s Seafood (Royal Oak)
A restaurant specializing in seafood better have some great fish and chips. Lily’s Seafood & Brewery in Royal Oak delivers the goods, offering pilsner beer-battered cod with a side of regular or sweet potato fries. We recommend a pint of Sven & Ollie’s IPA to accompany your feast.
Pat O’Brien’s Tavern (St. Clair Shores)
In addition to their popular Perch Dinner, Pat O’Brien’s Tavern in St. Clair Shores serves crispy cod dipped in red lager batter to adoring patrons.
Sardine Room (Plymouth)
Before you devour an order of Fish & Chips at the renowned Sardine Room in Plymouth, slurp down some fresh oysters for an outstanding experience.
Griffin Claw Brewing Co. (Birmingham)
The beer-battered haddock at Griffin Claw Brewing Company is the crispiest, crunchiest we’ve ever had. The portion was huge, so bring your appetite.
Cadieux Café (Detroit)
Detroit’s legendary Cadieux Café offers more than feather bowling. Grab a Belgian beer and enjoy their famous Mussel Dinners or Fish & Chips.
For a hearty portion of Fish & Chips, Republica is sure to satisfy. Their Atlantic cod is beer-battered and served to a perfect golden brown, but what separates them from the crowd is their signature tartar sauce.
Sherwood Brewing Company (Utica)
For great fish and chips in Macomb County, look no further than Sherwood Brewing Company. Their Better Made encrusted tilapia is crunchy and oh-so-addicting. To accompany your fish and chips frenzy, order a pint of their obnoxiously unpretentious beer.
The Fish Market (Dearborn)
The fish is so fresh at The Fish Market in Dearborn, it’s almost flopping around. From cod to red snapper, perch to tilapia, choose your favorite catch and they’ll fry it up for you.