Thank goodness that January is finally over, and we can look forward to February. Sure, February is not a great weather month, but we are that much closer to the return of warmer weather.

February is also the month that many Buffalonians gear up for another fish fry season across Western New York.

A great fish fry can be ordered in many parts of the country, but it's even more popular in Western New York.

The arrival of the lent is when fish fries are at their most popular, and it's a tradition to go to different places every Friday for a fish fry. Lent won't start until March 2nd this year, but it doesn't hurt to get a head start on where to look for the best fish fry places in Buffalo.

The great thing about Western New York is that we have so many spots to go to for a great fish fry. Restaurants, bars, pubs, taverns, dive bars, hotels, community centers, churches and many other establishments.

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For a great fish fry, you obviously need a great piece of fried fish; but also, a side of macaroni and/or potato salad, a healthy portion of fries, a great piece of bread or roll, and plenty of tasty tarter sauce and lemon.

Where are the best fish fry spots in Buffalo? Here are the top 40 across Western New York!

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