The creole palette blends French, Spanish, Indian, Caribbean, Portuguese, Greek, and many more into one, uniquely Louisianan burst of flavor. You can’t eat anywhere in Louisiana without tasting their influences—that includes wing joints. Below, you’ll find 9 of our favorite places to get wings that exemplify the best of Louisiana!
For consistently tasty, fast wings, you can’t beat Wing Stop. With 18 locations spread throughout Louisiana, including in Baton Rouge, Monroe, New Orleans, and more, you’re never too far away from delicious wing bliss. We recommend the $20 Boneless Flavor Fix, which comes with 20 boneless wings, four flavors, two regular fries, two regular drinks, and two dips—perfect to sample the wares.
Coop Deville serves chicken wings in Hammond and Amite, Louisiana. Forty unique wing flavors makes for a different experience every time you visit. Flavors include traditional, spice garlic, Romano ranch, honey Cajun barbecue, and much more. Daily specials are available, so make sure to ask about them or visit the website to see what’s what.
Wing Zone is a fast-growing southern chain serving up wings and burgers. The menu includes wings, tenders, sandwiches, shrimp, salads, apps, and desserts. Wing baskets come in variations of five, seven, or 10 wings, and are served with your choice of wedge fries or sweet coleslaw. Additionally, you can order wings without the combo. Choose from over 15 unique sauces to make your experience as spicy as you can handle.
Slim Chickens has grown from its 2003 humble roots to become a southern chicken powerhouse, with locations spanning multiple states. Their singular Louisiana location in West Monroe is known for fast service and tasty food. The menu includes tenders, wings, and tenders and wings options, each served with Texas toast, a side, and a medium drink, for a very reasonable amount. If you’re in the mood to branch out, the menu also includes chicken and waffles, salads, sandwiches, wraps, and kids’ meals.
Pluckers Wing Bar has two locations in Baton Rogue, one in Bluebonnet and one in Nicholson. Almost every night is a different event. The events change nights, so make sure to check the website, especially for the coveted “All You Can Eat Boneless Wing” night. Order wings in quantities of five, 10, 15, 20, 50, or 100, or get a boneless wing basket covered in your choice of over 20 sauces. Burgers, appetizers, sandwiches, salads, and desserts round out the menu.
Bayou Hot Wings in New Orleans proper offers chicken wings made from scratch every day. Chicken is seasoned and brined for 24 hours before being served. The chefs make their own fresh potato salad, Creole coleslaw, ranch dressing, remoulade sauce, and creole seasoning blend. Choose from 14 unique sauces, including Pepper Jelly and Korean barbecue, to slather on your hot wings. If you’re feeling adventurous, consider the southern friend gator bites or frog legs as a side to your wings.
Golden Wings is a Terrytown favorite. The restaurant is no-frills and off the beaten tourist path, which makes it a true local spot. The menu is an eclectic mix of Chinese food, seafood, sandwiches, and wings. Chinese boneless chicken, sweet and sour chicken, mandarin chicken comes with rice or fries. Of course, you can order wing plates or chicken only starting at eight pieces and going all the way up to 100. If you and your friends can’t quite decide what to order, give Terrytown a shot.
Mr. Chef Hot Wings and Things sells… well, hot wings, and other things. Those things include burgers, po’boys, shrimp, and salads. Their wings are served with your choice of sauce from plain, mild, hot, barbecue, golden honey, sweet chili, lemon pepper, garlic cheese, crispy, honey mild, honey hot, hot lemon pepper, or teriyaki. Order 10, 16, 20, 30, 50, or 100. Get the curly fries on the side. Trust us.
Wings N More styles itself as a barbecue restaurant more-so than a straight-up wing joint, but, let’s be honest, the wings are the main attraction. Choose between plain, mild, hot, barbecue, honey barbecue, spice barbecue, or lemon pepper on your order of five, 10, 15, or 20 wings. Add fries or go for a family pack order of 35, 50, 70, or 100 wings. Customers swear by the burgers, too, especially the chicken and shrimp burger. The po’boys are pretty good, too.