New Orleans chicken wings

The 7 Best Places For Chicken Wings In New Orleans

New Orleans chicken wings are up there with the very best in America, so we’ve done the hungry work to find the best very places to eat them in the city.

From classic buffalo wings to the seriously spicy versions and everything in between, there is something on this list for everybody. One thing we can all agree on? Wings in any form are one of the tastiest snacks you can get.

So work up an appetite, grab some friends and get ready to hit up some of the best spots for New Orleans chicken wings…

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1. Blue Oak BBQ 

While their main focus is on BBQ (brisket, burgers etc) you simply have to try their wings to see just how good they are. Cooked low and slow, they are a huge treat and come with some of the tastiest and most original side dishes you could ever imagine.

New Orleans chicken wings

2. Bayou Hot Wings

In a city known for its tasty food, these wings are up there with the best of the best. All of their chicken is seasoned and brined for 24 hours, to achieve the perfect harmony of savory juiciness.

They also make 10 delicious sauces that pair flawlessly, so you are going to be seriously spoilt for choice.

Hot Wings and Tangy Lemon Pepper Wangs

3. J’s Creole Wingery

This is a family-owned place where you will feel relaxed and at ease as soon as you walk in the door. The wings are served in a classic style with fries and wrapped in newspaper. We will warn you: you’re going to need plenty of napkins for this sitting!

They also create all of their own sauces from scratch to ensure that each individual wing will be loaded with flavour.


MOPHO does proper American comfort food with some brilliant dishes on the menu including waffles, crab and of course, their famous wings.

They are coated in a wonderfully spicy, sweet and sticky sauce that marries with the plump fresh chicken meat perfectly. Wash these down with one of their house cocktails and you will be a very happy person indeed.

New Orelans Chicken wings

5. Junction Bar & Grill

Most people know Junction Bar & Grill for their burgers and craft beers and that might be what draws you in, but the wings are out of this world.

The perfect place to come with a group of friends to start a night out. Share those wings around and wash them down with some delicious beer and you will be all set.

6. Fharmacy

If you’ve been good all week and really want a cheat meal then this should be your first port of call. They do everything from burgers and wings, to seafood and tacos. The portions are all on the large size, so make sure you are hungry.

A dozen wings with fries on the side makes the perfect main course. So good you won’t want to share with anybody.

Lemongrass chicken wings

7. Bourrée at Boucherie

They serve fresh fruit daiquiris, po boy’s, hot boudin links, chicken wings and more all rooted in Louisiana tradition.

The setting is casual with outdoor seating and once you discover this place you will quickly become a regular. By far some of the best New Orleans chicken wings you will ever taste.

New Orleans chicken wings

Love your wings and spending some time in the country? Check out The 50 Best Places To Eat Wings In America.

Big 7 Travel Team