Spending time in the city and want to find the best Auckland chicken wings? Don’t worry, we have you covered.
If there’s one dish that brings pleasure to the masses, it has to be a humble portion of chicken wings. Something so simple, yet with so many varieties that never fails to deliver happiness. The fact that you usually wash them down with some beer is just an added bonus…
Auckland has some great spots for wings, so we wanted the find the best of the best. Those chicken wings that are so good you’d travel all the way across the city for them…
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Looking for an immediate introduction to the foodie culture in Auckland? You don’t have to even wait until you leave the airport to indulge in chicken wings here. Head to the domestic terminal to treat yourself to perfectly crispy, super flavorful chicken wings. Pair it with one of their monster milkshakes and you’ll be in foodie heaven.
Think: elevated pub fare but with even more flavour and flair. That’s exactly what you’ll find at The Portland Public House. Aside from serving some of the best chicken wings in Auckland, they’ve also got delightful small plates for sharing and an extensive bar menu with some pretty outstanding drinks. Buffalo wings are served with Peri-Peri or BBQ cider sauce.
Locally-sourced products are the base for what are some truly fine plates at The Coop. Jerk fried chicken is the specialty, and after your first bite, you’ll convert into a fan for life. They’ve got unique flavours to indulge in, like the Vietnam, which comes with Nam Jim, fresh chilli, coriander, and lime.
Since 2008, Pocha has been the pioneer of the Korean food industry in Auckland. They’ve done a fine job of promoting Korean food and culture that isn’t’ limited to the traditional BBQ dishes. But, we can’t deny that their BBQ chicken wings are out of this world. Plan a full evening here, chicken wings and all; it’s so trendy you’ll want to stay well into the night.
Love your chicken wings hot? Anchor Drink & Dine serves up some of the spiciest chicken wings in all of Auckland. The spicy sauce is well, spicy, but it’s got a unique aftertaste that numerous guests have noted helps to cut the heat. Go ahead and order one of the bar’s craft cocktails. It’ll help you cool down from the spicy wings.
According to Bird on a Wire, they serve up nothing but good vibes and free-range rotisserie chicken. Truly, what more could you want out of an Auckland eatery? They serve up chicken in a variety of ways to keep your tastebuds on their toes. For example, right now they’re offering a Nashville Hot Chicken special that’s got some sophisticated flavours you won’t find anywhere else in the city.
The Federal Delicatessen is a unique, modern take on an old-school NYC Jewish delicatessen. And, while you might not think they’d be serving up some world-class wings, just trust us on this one. On Fridays and Saturdays, they serve chicken wings smothered in Frank’s extra hot buffalo sauce and served with blue cheese ranch.
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