Superbowl: Top 5 Wings (and Things) in Essex County

Make sure to order ahead of time if possible!

By Jessica Kline, Publisher + Editor Macaroni Kid Clifton-Montclair February 9, 2023

This Sunday is the biggest football game of the year, and that means one thing ... it's time for wings in Essex County!

The National Chicken Council estimated that more than 1.3 billion wings were eaten during Super Bowl weekend — and that number just keeps going up year after year.

Essex County is no exception in their love for wings — and our restaurants sure know how to make wings delicious enough we can't help but devour them down to the bone!

It seems everyone has their favorite local restaurants to order wings. Here are some of our favorite Essex County-owned restaurants to order wings:

Cloverleaf Tavern

395 Bloomfield Ave, Caldwell; 973-226-9812; order online; available outdoor seating in the back with heaters.

Looking for classic chicken wings that aren't fatty? Order from here!

Mighty Quinn's

850 NJ-3; Clifton; 973-777-8340; order online.

Slow-smoked for two hours before being quickly fried and tossed in a house-made chile-lime sauce. People love both bbq and spicy. Topped with toasted sesame seeds, scallion and cilantro. Their burnt ends and baked beans are a great addition.

SLA Thai

596 Valley Road, Montclair; 973-509-0111; full menu here.

Thai chicken wings, need I say more? Just get them!

Turtle + Wolf

622 Valley Road, Montclair; 973-783-9800; full menu here.

If you haven't tried their fried chicken, you are missing out. Make sure you order ahead, they sell out in advance!

Verona Inn

624 Bloomfield Ave., Verona; 973-239-0544; Superbowl Special here.

The garlic parm wings are delish; can never go wrong with bbq, that, or buffalo too. Check out their specials for an assortment.

Don't care for wings? Here are some great alternatives.
Calandras - Italian style special menu Here

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