Where to Score the Best Game Day Wings
Because after all, is it Super Bowl Sunday if there are no chicken wings?
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Order ahead from these primo NJ spots and take them home for your party.
Marleys Gotham Grill
169 Main St., Hackettstown; 908-852-2446
You know how hard it is to choose between BBQ and buffalo everywhere else? You’ll have to choose from 150 flavors at Marleys.
The Beer Spot and Grill
2027 Lemoine Ave., Fort Lee; 201-461-7744
Grab a pint and choose from flavors like red lime velvet, pina colada, chocolate spicy and garlic ginger soy. Don’t wanna stick around with the kids? Get ’em to go.
Sharky’s Wings and Raw Bar
431 3rd Ave., Alpha; 908-777-3610
545 Highland Ave., Clifton; 973-473-0713
108 Boonton Ave., Boonton; 973-917-4466
From lemon pepper to old bay to salt and vinegar to raspberry, you can get wings or tenders dressed in your fave sauce.
P.J. Whelihan’s Pub
Locations in Cherry Hill, Haddon Twp., Maple Shade, Medford Lakes and Washington Twp.
Try the signature hot ‘n honey first, then be bold with Mexican garlic, copper lager, or sweet chili. On game day, order 52 wings for $52 (yes, even take-out). Pro tip? Call early and for the wings with sauce on the side; that way you can reheat and sauce at game time.
261 Hackensack St., Wood-Ridge; 201-728-4717
There’s everything from jerk to parmesan garlic. But you seriously haven’t lived until you’ve had the jumbo honey wings. Call 15-20 minutes ahead of picking up or eating in; they make everything to order.
Peck Peck Korean Fried Chicken
250 Degraw Ave., Teaneck; 201-530-5858
Love BonChon? Here’s a family-owned alternative. Korean fried wings are extra crispy, and these come in soy garlic, sweet and spicy and salt and pepper.
420 Shrewsbury Plaza, Shrewsbury; 732-542-8030
This spot keeps it simple flavor-wise, but if you’re all about heat they’ve got your back: order 911 CALL YOUR DOCTOR! wings for some serious spice. Delivery available to surrounding towns.
Paragon Tap and Table
77 Central Ave., Clark; 732-931-1776
These wings were rated Top 25 by NJ.com. Keep it interesting with Voodoo, Sevendust and Sriracha Ranch. Stay for a real deal craft beer or order online.
100 East Browning Rd., Bellmawr; 856-931-4742
They boast a claim to fame right on the homepage: “The Best Wings in South Jersey.” Keep it cheesy with the Fat Daddy sauce, made up of ranch, cheddar and standard hot sauce.
Golden Nugget Tavern
433 New Freedom Rd., Berlin; 856-753-1402
GN is all about the wings, as they have the Golden Nugget Wing Wagon which can serve barbecues and tailgates all over South Jersey, Philly and Northern Delaware. Not hosting? Just settle on an order of jumbo wings for your crew (the honey jerk spiced are new!).
Heart of Bordentown (HOB)
146 Second St., Bordentown; 609-291-7020
These babies were named Best Wings by 94.5 PST, but that doesn’t mean they’re conventional. Take a chance on the PB&J wings. Have time to stick around? Grab a $3 PBR on Super Bowl Sunday.
Jug Handle Inn
1018 S. Forklanding Rd., Cinnaminson; 856-665-9464
These award-winning wings have been featured on The View and Food Network’s The Best Thing I Ever Ate. They’re made to order and available in 10 signature flavors plus four other specialty specials.
Knotty Pine Pub
242 East Union Tpke., Wharton; 973-361-3879
Visitors can’t stop raving about the Motor Oil rings, a soy sauce-infused, Asian-inspired sauce. If you’re in the mood for something else, go for honey garlic or bloody Mary wings.