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Best Wings on Long Island

by Best Of Long Island on January 5, 2010

This may be our most competitive category. Few things inspire more impassioned arguments than who has the best Wings on Long Island. Try them all and see if you agree with our readers.

Croxley Ales Won Best Wings on Long Island!

Croxley Ales
Multiple locations

The tasty wings here are available only with the traditional Buffalo-style hot sauce with varying degrees of heat. But what sets these babies apart are the shear meatiness. No little wings here. These are thick with chicken, not overly fried, and impossible to stop eating.

2nd Place - Wings Over Farmingdale, 221 Main St., Farmingdale. 516-756-9464.

Great food made to order with a variety of choices of wings, boneless wings, special sauces, combos, wraps, ribs, sandwiches and more.  Expect to be treated to some of the greatest service whether it is for pick up or delivery. They treat delivery as a main focus to provide hot, fresh wings over items in a timely manner each and every time.

3rd Place - Wing Zone, 1860 Front St., East Meadow. 516-833-9464.

One of the fastest takeout/delivery restaurant known for its 15 award-winning fresh flavors of wings, fingers, chicken sandwiches, burgers, shrimp and more.  With multiple locations, their tasty food isn’t far out of reach.  Don’t want to leave home, you can order online. 

National – Hooters, Multiple locations.

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{ 23 comments… read them below or add one }

WingLover January 29, 2010 at 12:05 pm

While the wings may be okay, the wings don’t make up for the fact that the service and attitude of the staff is horrendous at the Farmingdale location!!! Each time I have been there I have been treated like dirt by the waitstaff. Believe me, I’m not looking for 5 star service (b/c Croxley’s is certainly not a 5 star place) but I do expect for politeness and just decent service! Instead, they are rude and obnoxious, and all walk around with a huge chip on their shoulder! Because of that, I’ll spend my money elsewhere!


ruth strindberg July 3, 2010 at 4:25 am

just wing it, long beach


JUST WING IT GROUPIE July 9, 2010 at 12:55 pm

JUST WING IT, LONG BEACH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Wing Lover September 15, 2010 at 10:32 am

Just Wing It in Long Beach Best Wings around


Laura Clayton October 22, 2010 at 10:49 am

Smokin’ Al’s in Bay Shore has wings that blow everyone’s away. Any temp you like, and they actually are the whole big wing. Not the little dinky wingettes.


EF December 18, 2010 at 2:40 pm

Grow up. Best 3 spots on LI are The Cornerstone in Mineola, Post Office Cafe in Babylon and Billy’s Beach Cafe in Long Beach.


EF December 18, 2010 at 2:43 pm

What self respecting wing guy would go to a place called Wing Zone?


RobbieRob December 21, 2010 at 2:21 pm

Johnny Malone’s in Wantagh has some awsome wings, Running wing speacials on monday nights even during football..


Arthur December 25, 2010 at 5:13 pm

Try the wings at Houlihans in farmingdale, thai wings or buffalo

ive been to croxleys and gotten wings in a lot of places on long island and i swear to god these are the best ive ever had.. i didnt think a chain restaurant like that would have great wings but they really do


Jack February 6, 2011 at 12:16 pm

How WingZone even makes this list amazes me. They aren’t even close to decent wings. I’ll be trying Croxley’s today, but I don’t have high hopes.


Chris February 28, 2011 at 8:51 am

Hurricane grill and wings Levittown! Over 30 flavors of wings!


Chris February 28, 2011 at 8:52 am

Hurricane grill and wings 3345 Hempstead turnpike Levittown! Over 30 flavors of wings!


Tommy O March 15, 2011 at 12:38 pm

Rc Dugans Wings are the BEST I ever tasted. I’ve been to many of these place’s and some are good but not great. I actually think Outback makes a great Wing. Croxleys has 10 cent Wings so people vote for them but there not the best. There dry from being pre-cooked and have limited variety’s. Its also VERY annoying to go there with all there rules. Ive been there a few times and haven’t been impressed. Try Rc Dugans there awesome and only .25 cents on Monday & Wednesday Nights.


bry March 21, 2011 at 6:07 pm

without a doubt the cornerstone in mineola has the best bbq wings just as great as the very much missed fulton st pub in farmingdale


Larry March 31, 2011 at 7:45 am

Croxley’s & Wings Over I get – both are terrific…but wing zone? not even in the same league, they’re rubbery, fatty, and just plain mediocre compared to the the other two listed here


EF July 10, 2011 at 8:08 pm

I’ve been a fan of Hurricane’s for years, hit a few of them in fla when they first opened. Guys, is a guy who drinks Blue Moon with a fruit slice floater a beer drinker? Hell no! And anyone who touts a wing joint because it has X amount of flavors aint a wing guy.


EF July 23, 2011 at 7:46 am

Had a solid plate at Trinity in Floral Park the other day. Not great, solid.


EF July 23, 2011 at 7:49 am

Can anyone tell my why Queens is a black hole for wings? I’ve been sampling for 10 years, haven’t come across anything higher than a 6.


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ryyyyyyyyyyyy October 2, 2011 at 12:57 pm

Crokers in Wantagh…… my favorite


Jenn August 27, 2012 at 11:54 am

Hurricane Grill and Wings Syosset NY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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