A look at our poll leaders for Michigan’s Best Fish Fry

Happy Fish Fry Friday.

The search for Michigan’s Best Fish Fry is underway with voting taking place in our 11 regional polls across the state. And we have some close races.

Scroll through the early results below to see who is leading.

Reminder: You can vote every three hours, once per email address, and you can vote in each of the regional polls.

The deadline to vote is 11:59 p.m. Sunday, March 7.

VOTE HERE: How to vote for Michigan’s Best Fish Fry in our 11 regional polls

Thanks again for your votes.

Michigan’s Best Reporter Amy Sherman and I plan to declare a winner in each region. And we’ll also travel to as many as possible and share our experiences.

If you have questions, feel free to email us.

Amy Sherman: [email protected]

John Gonzalez: [email protected]

Here’s a look at our Poll Leaders

Fish and chips.

Grand Rapids area

*As of 6:30 a.m. Friday, March 5

1. Birch Lodge, Grand Rapids – 15.52%

2. Casino Club of Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids – 13.67%

3. West Catholic High School, Grand Rapids -10.48%

4. St. John Vianney, Grand Rapids -9.76%

5. Charlie’s Bar & Grille, Grand Rapids – 8.32%

Grand Rapids area – VOTE HERE

Best Fish Fry Polls Muskegon

Fresh perch at Tootsie’s Diner.

Muskegon and Lakeshore area

1. Whitlow’s Forerunner Restaurant, Muskegon – 25.06%

2. Tootsie’s Diner, Muskegon – 18.42%

3. Knights of Columbus Dan M. Kennedy Council 706, Norton Shores – 17.15%

4. Bob Hi Lanes/ Paddy’s Pub, Norton Shores – 6.19%

5. Muskegon Eagles #668, Muskegon – 4.47%

Muskegon and Lakeshore area – VOTE HERE

Best Fish Fry Polls Kalamazoo.

Fresh perch.

Kalamazoo area & Southwestern Michigan

1. Coloma FOP #147, Coloma -19.82%

2. Wegner’s Lakeside Bar & Grill, Niles – 15.65%

3. Knights of Columbus 1616/St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Kalamazoo – 8.74%

4. Captain Luey’s Calabash Seafood, Battle Creek – 7.82%

5. Sand Bar, Gun Lake – 7.43%

Kalamazoo area & Southwestern Michigan – VOTE HERE

Best Fish Fry Polls Jackson

Three types of Alaskan Pollock at Our Lady of Fatima. (Brian J. Smith | MLive.com) MLive Media GroupMLive Media Group

Jackson area & Central Southern Michigan

1. The Deck Down Under, Jerome -20.09%

2. Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, Michigan Center – 13.76%

3. Aggie’s Sports Bar, Napoleon -13.32%

4. St. Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church, Jackson – 11.79%

5. One North Kitchen and Bar, Jackson – 7.64%

Jackson area & Central Southern Michigan – VOTE HERE

Best Fish Fry Polls Ann Arbor

Fresh perch dinner.

Ann Arbor & Southeastern Michigan

1. Livingston County Wildlife and Conservation Club, Whitmore Lake -27.41%

2. St. Mary Catholic Church, Manchester -13.29%

3. Hamburg Pub, Hamburg -8.31%

4. Monahan’s Seafood Market, Ann Arbor – 7.31%

5. St. Mary Catholic School and Parish, Pinckney – 6.48%

Ann Arbor & Southeastern Michigan – VOTE HERE

Best Fish Fry Polls Detroit

A perch dinner.

Detroit Metro area

1. Lyon Grill, South Lyon -13.68%

2. Scotty Simpson’s Fish & Chips, Detroit – 13.68%

3. Sullivan’s Public House, Oxford -11.23%

4. St. William Parish, Walled Lake -9.47%

5. American-Polish Century Club, Sterling Heights – 8.77%

Detroit Metro area – VOTE HERE

Best Fish Fry Polls Lansing

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Lansing and Central Michigan

1. Hard Knocks Food Truck, Grand Ledge -22.26%

2. Bear’s 105 Diner, Perry -18.38%

3. The Tipsy Cow, Elsie – 9.48%

4. Harry’s Place Bar & Grill, Lansing -9.07%

5. East Side Fish Fry, Lansing -7.09%

Lansing and Central Michigan – VOTE HERE

Search for Michigan's Best Fish Fry.

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Flint and Thumb area

1. Chef D’s Sandwich Emporium, Vassar -14.65%

2. Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, Grand Blanc – 12.63%

3. Beeter’s Brew Pub, Sebewaing -9.34%

4. Good Shepherd Knights of Columbus, Montrose – 8.84%

5. Whitey’s Restaurant, Davison -8.08%

Flint and Thumb area – VOTE HERE

Best Fish Fry Polls Bay City

Knights of Columbus St. Stephen’s Council #4102 fish fry, Bay City.

Midland, Bay City and Saginaw area

1. Heck’s Bar, Carrollton -20.10%

2. Oasis Lounge, Bay City -14.70%

3. Log Cabin Bar and Grill, Freeland -9.05%

4. Linwood Corners Cafe, Linwood – 7.16%

5. Corpus Christi Parish, Bay City – 6.78%

Midland, Bay City and Saginaw area – VOTE HERE

Michigan's Best Fish Fry - 2021

The popular perch dinner at The Lewiston Hotel Bar and Grill in Lewiston, Michigan.John Gonzalez

Northern Lower Peninsula

1. Lewiston Hotel and Bar, Lewiston – 21.12%

2. Keyhole Bar, Mackinaw City – 10.54%

3. Sacred Heart Academy, Mount Pleasant -6.05%

4. Cafe International, Prescott – 5.75%

5. Swamp II Bar, Frederic – 4.99%

Northern Lower Peninsula – VOTE HERE

Best Fish Fry Polls Upper Peninsula

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Upper Peninsula

1. The Longbranch, Faithorn – 10.63%

2. Swallow Inn, Rapid River -7.89%

3. R Place, Spalding – 5.88%

4. Yooperman’s Bar and Grill, Goetzville – 4.26%

5. Dexter’s Bar, Menominee – 4.05%

Upper Peninsula – VOTE HERE

Michigan's Best Doughnuts: Blueline Donuts

MLive reporters Amy Sherman, left, and John Gonzalez walk across Garland street with a box of doughnuts from Blueline Donuts on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020 near downtown Flint. (Jake May | MLive.com)Jake May | Mlive.com

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St. Mary's Catholic School and Parish

The St. Mary Pinckney Fab 4 Fish Fry Team, from left to right: Scott Berry, Chef Amy Berry, Chef Cathy Phipps, Bob Phipps.Courtesy Photo, used with permission.

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