As a chicken wings aficionado, I have found that orders can be hit-and-miss. Here are the 12 most reliable places to order wings in New York City. Brooklyn hosts several, including the Kettle Black, Skinflints, Boonie’s Grill, Emily Brooklyn, and Brooklyn Wing House. Others include: Blondie’s in the Upper West Side; Mission Chinese Food in Chinatown; Daddy-O in the Village; Dan and John’s in the East Village; Blue Smoke; Bar Goto in the Lower East Side; and Wogies in the West Village.
- Some of the best wings spots in Brooklyn include The Kettle Black, Bonnie’s Grill, Brooklyn Wing House, Emily Brooklyn, and Skinflints
- The best spot for wings in Upper Manhattan is Blondie’s, a sports bar with excellent buffalo wings
- Other great wings spots in the lower section of Manhattan include Mission Chinese Food, Dan and John’s, Blue Smoke, and Wogies, among others
“Wings—whether Buffalo, Asian, barbecue, jerk, or just straight-up fried—can tragically disappoint as often as they send you soaring to an fiery, messy heaven.”