The Best Wings in New Orleans

Beloved American author, Mark Twain, wrote about the New Orleans culinary scene more than a century ago, and this mastery has only improved since then. Although known for its gumbo, po' boys, turtle soup, jambalaya, and bananas foster, the best wings in New Orleans pack a punch of bold flavor. When seeking out the best wings in New Orleans, foodies will find a mix of West African, Native American, French, and Spanish spices. But where do the connoisseurs of the best fare in the city keep revisiting? Welcome to TasteMaker20. We’ve gathered reviews from thousands of eateries across the globe to pinpoint the places that OpenTable’s most knowledgeable diners can’t get enough of. Check out what these great establishments have to offer and book a table before time runs out!

The OpenTable Team
Restaurants:Maypop, Gabrielle Restaurant New Orleans, Channing Tatum's Saints & Sinners
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Southeast Asian, Creole / Cajun / Southern
Neighborhoods:Central Business District, Mid-City / City Park, French Quarter
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

Maypop

$$$$·Southeast Asian·
Central Business District
921 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine

Located just a couple blocks from the Super Dome, Maypop Restaurant offers Southern cuisine with an obvious Southeast Asian influence in addition to some of the best wings in New Orleans. While the Vi...

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Fit for Foodies in New Orleans / Louisiana

Gabrielle Restaurant New Orleans

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
Mid-City / City Park
251 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic

When Hurricane Katrina closed the doors of Gabrielle Restaurant for over a decade, the city lost a mecca of Cajun cuisine. Anyone who walks past the deep blue and yellow building now, though, immediat...

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Fit for Foodies in New Orleans / Louisiana
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Channing Tatum's Saints & Sinners

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
French Quarter
562 reviews
  • Hot Spot
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Good for Groups

Located in a historic building and modeled after the famous red-light district bordellos of old, Saints and Sinners provides patrons with an experience of a time long ago. Extravagant lighting, risqué...

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MoPho

$$$$·Southeast Asian·
Mid-City / City Park
299 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date

A combination of Southeast Asia and Southeast Louisiana create the delicious offerings at MoPho. They offer some of the best wings in New Orleans - flavored with lemongrass, Thai chili and ginger - an...

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Fit for Foodies in New Orleans / Louisiana

Meril

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Warehouse District
4,518 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Neighborhood Gem

Large murals of land and marine life, Avant Garde chandeliers, distressed brick and unique square overhead lighting fixtures combine to give Meril a unique ambiance. The fourth restaurant opened in NO...

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Most Booked in New Orleans / Louisiana
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Jack Rose - New Orleans

$$$$·Creole·
Uptown
1,213 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Fit for Foodies

Located in New Orleans' historic Pontchartrain Hotel, Jack Rose offers one of the most high-end and memorable dining experiences in NOLA. Whether in the Mile High Pie Club, Jack room or Rose room, pat...

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Creole in New Orleans / Louisiana
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Irene's

$$$$·Italian·
French Quarter
2,477 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries

Serving both country Italian and French cuisine with a unique New Orleans twist, Irene's Restaurant offers some of the tastiest culinary options in the city. These include crabmeat gratin, San Francis...

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Best Overall in New Orleans / Louisiana
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Josephine Estelle

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
Central Business District
1,858 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic

Passersby may only notice the huge hotel sign out front, but once they’re inside Josephine Estelle, they’ll wonder how they ever missed it. Italian columns and wall art match perfectly with the menu, ...

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Brown Butter Southern Kitchen & Bar

$$$$·Contemporary Southern·
Mid-City / City Park
746 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies

Reclaimed antique windows, country décor, paintings from a variety of styles and simple seating combine to create a rural vibe at Brown Butter Southern Kitchen & Bar. Their cuisine is contemporary Sou...

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Great for Lunch in New Orleans / Louisiana

GW Fins

$$$$·Seafood·
French Quarter
14,974 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies

One wouldn't expect to see athletic wear, cut off shorts or t-shirts in one of the premier fine dining establishments in New Orleans, and the GW Fins dress policy makes sure patrons get what they expe...

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Best Overall in New Orleans / Louisiana
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Emeril's Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Warehouse District
10,515 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies

Only one eatery can hold the namesake of arguably the most famous chef in America, and that distinction belongs to Emeril’s Restaurant. The flagship restaurant offers some of his most distinguished di...

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Emeril's Delmonico

$$$$·Creole·
Garden District
5,553 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic

First opened in 1895 and later acquired by one of the world's most renowned chefs, Emeril's Delmonico offers some of the best wings in New Orleans in a historic setting. Like many other eateries in NO...

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SoBou

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
French Quarter
2,248 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Casual

Tequila & Taco Tuesday, Barpreneur Power Lunches and Burlesque Brunches on the weekends certainly make SoBou stand out among its contemporaries. Their cocktail list is also one of the best in the city...

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NOLA Restaurant

$$$$·Creole·
French Quarter
12,099 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Hot Spot

Named after the city it serves, NOLA Restaurant is another Emeril Lagasse property offering unique fare for the masses. The eatery fuses Southern flavors with traditional Creole, Acadian and other glo...

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Crescent City Brewhouse

$$$$·Pub·
French Quarter
1,013 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Casual
  • Fun

Serving as the French Quarter's only microbrewery, Crescent City Brewhouse combines modern technology with Old World values – espoused by the Bavarian Purity Law of 1516 – in creating its beer. Its br...

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B.B. King's Blues Club- New Orleans

$$$$·American·
French Quarter
814 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Fun
  • Good for Groups

Located across from the French Market and bearing the name of arguably the world's best blues player, B.B. King’s Blues Club has become a must visit landmark. Frequent musical guests and a house band ...

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House of Blues Restaurant & Bar - New Orleans

$$$$·American·
French Quarter
1,034 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
  • Handcrafted Cocktails

Those who enjoy live music with their meal should experience the House of Blues Restaurant & Bar. This iconic chain of eateries personalized its local menu for those seeking a truly New Orleans experi...

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