Does McDonald's Have Fish Sandwiches for Lent?

The classic crispy Filet-O-Fish from McDonald's (MCD) is a year-round favorite, but it's especially popular during Lent. This sandwich is made with Alaska pollock and topped with melted American cheese and tartar sauce. It's served on a toasted bun with lettuce, pickles, and a creamy dill tartar sauce. Wendy's (WEN) also has a fish sandwich option for Lent.

The North Pacific cod sandwich is back on the menu, as well as a new crispy panko fish sandwich. This one is made with a wild-caught Alaskan pollock fillet that's breaded with panko and topped with American cheese and dill tartar sauce. Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD) is offering a beer-battered fish sandwich for Lent. It comes with shredded iceberg lettuce and tartar sauce, plus a side of coleslaw.

More than 700 McDonald's locations in Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, and Washington offer Filet-O-Fish sandwiches with tartar sauce seasoned with Old Bay. Del Taco (TACO) has fish tacos that are battered in Sam Adams brand breading and topped with all the usual fixings. King's Hawaiian Fish Deluxe includes a fish fillet, lettuce, tomato, cheese, and tartar sauce on a King's Hawaiian roll. Wendy's new crispy Panko Fish Sandwich features a wild Alaskan pollock fillet with butter and puff pastry complemented by savory notes of garlic and onion along with creamy dill tartar sauce, crispy lettuce, and dill pickles.

You can get it with or without cheese. Chick-fil-A (CFA) has offered fish options during Lent in the past, but not this year. Smashburger is offering buy one get one free Crispy Fish sandwiches every Friday until April 4.Popeyes (QSR) just released its Cajun flounder fish sandwich last week. You can order it normal or spicy.

Church's Chicken has brought back its fish fillet meal for Lent, plus they have a new butterfly shrimp meal.

Tristan Gagliardo
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