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A Guide to Buffalo Chicken Everything in Hoboken + Jersey City

by Brittany Butryn
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Real buffalo chicken lovers know that there are only certain places that make the BEST buffalo sauce. Combined with dipping the zesty taste of buffalo sauce into blue cheese or ranch (we don’t judge), there’s a reason buffalo wings are a classic staple on so many Hoboken + Jersey City menus. Buffalo wings are great all the time and don’t need to be reserved for football Sundays, but if you want to take your cravings outside the norm, we’ve got the list for you. Read on to discover where to find the best buffalo chicken + beyond here in Hoboken and Jersey City.

Hoboken

Onieal’s | 343 Park Avenue

The high-quality taste of the tangy and spicy buffalo sauce at Onieal’s is top-notch. There are several buffalo chicken dishes to try here, including the buffalo wings served with crunchy celery and fresh blue cheese, the spicy and absolutely amazing buffalo chicken salad, and the mouthwatering grilled buffalo chicken sandwich. Cooked to perfection, Onieal’s serves portions that will leave you full and satisfied.

The Shepherd + The Knucklehead | 1313 Willow Avenue

The Shepherd + The Knucklehead serves up many buffalo chicken items to choose from that are all superb. The buffalo menu items to choose from include the buffalo chicken spring rolls, crispy buffalo parmesan wings, the buffalo burger with crumbled blue cheese, the buffalo chicken wrap with lettuce and crumbled blue cheese, and the grilled or fried buffalo chicken salad served with chicken tenders on top of a bed of romaine lettuce with ranch dressing.

Read More: A Guide to the Best Chicken Wings in Hoboken

10th + Willow | 935 Willow Avenue

10th + Willow serves excellent food, and it never disappoints. This is a fun and lively place to enjoy a weekend lunch or weekday catchup with friends. The buffalo chicken they serve is incredibly tasty, and you can choose from the boneless buffalo wings, and the buffalo chicken wrap, which includes marvelous boneless wings with romaine lettuce and blue cheese dressing.

Mr. Wraps | 741 Garden Street

 

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Mr. Wrap’s is a staple on Garden Street and has been serving delicious food in Hoboken for over 15 years. Kate from TikTok made the buffalo chicken wrap a local favorite, sharing her love for the delicious wrap with her followers, and encouraging people from all over to try the Hoboken spot. A zesty and tart combination of chicken tenders with homemade buffalo sauce, lettuce, tomato, and ranch dressing all wrapped up in a flour tortilla makes this a game-changer – and we are big fans. HG pro tip: they also have gluten-free wraps.

Tony Boloney’s | 263 1st Street

 

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Tony Boloney’s knows how to make great pizza and amazing buffalo chicken. We love the taste of the crispy fried buffalo chicken on top of fresh pizza that you can find at Tony Boloney’s. You can choose from buffalo fried chicken or cauliflower with crispy celery and buttermilk ranch to dip it in. There is also a buffalo chicken sandwich that you can find on Tony Baloney’s menu called Diving Buffalo — which is buffalo chicken, fresh mozzarella, blue cheese crumbles, buttermilk ranch, and pickled celery.

Madd Hatter | 221 Washington Street

Madd Hatter serves up tasty American classics including hot and delicious buffalo chicken. Buffalo chicken items on this menu include the creamy buffalo chicken dip, buffalo chicken wontons with buffalo marinade, buffalo bone or boneless outrageous hot wings, buffalo salad with blue cheese crumbles, and buffalo chicken brick oven personal pies.

The Madison Bar + Grill | 1316 Washington Street

The Madison is a great place to sit down at the bar and relax, watch sports, and enjoy great conversation and great food with your friend or significant other. You can enjoy an appetizer of buffalo wings while you sip your beer or cocktail, and then choose from the buffalo chicken pizza with red onions, blue cheese, mozzarella, and Mike’s Hot Honey BBQ.

Moran’s Pub | 501 Garden Street

 

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Moran’s is a fun place to enjoy a nice brunch or dinner on the weekends while either sitting inside at the tables or bartop, or enjoying a nice outside experience. Buffalo chicken items to indulge in on Moran’s menu includes the crispy fried buffalo chicken wings and the personal buffalo chicken pizza. We approve of both.

Jersey City

Chickie’s | 236 Pavonia Avenue

 

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Gracing Jersey City with its presence in December 2022, Chickie’s serves up tasty meals and is now a local hot spot. Started by the same team who owns Hamilton Inn and Hamilton Pork, this is another amazing addition to their lineup of restaurants. Buffalo chicken lovers can find Chickie’s wings, which include boneless wings, buffalo scampi, and ranch, as well as the buffalo chicken sandwich, which includes stracciatella, scallion, lettuce, and tomato.

Ed + Mary’s | 174 Coles Street

Ed + Mary’s is a regular weekend stop for many Jersey City residents, cooking up some fine-tasting buffalo chicken. This neighborhood staple serves up crunchy and zesty gluten-free buffalo wings, as well as the highly favored buffalo chicken wrap with lettuce, tomato, and blue cheese. There is always a welcoming and hometown bar type of feeling when you come in here, and owners Ed + Mary always make you feel at home.

White Star Bar | 230 Brunswick Street

 

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White Star Bar has such a cute outdoor patio and is a fun place to hang out and enjoy good quality food and drinks with friends. Buffalo Chicken fans can enjoy the buffalo chicken sandwich that is made with breaded chicken, house buffalo sauce, lettuce, tomato, and blue cheese, and served with golden and crispy french fries, or try the classic buffalo wings with celery, and blue cheese on the side.

Left Bank Burger Bar | 194 Newark Avenue

 

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Burger lovers in Jersey City know that Left Bank Burger Bar is a regular go-to. Burgers are not the only delicious menu item here, though. The buffalo chicken options are full-flavored goodness — including the buffalo chicken wings, buffalo chicken fingers served with fries, and the beloved buffalo chicken salad, which is served with romaine lettuce, carrots, celery, blue cheese, and ranch dressing. We’re getting hungry just thinking about it.

Orale Mexican Kitchen | 341 Grove Street

Tacos and buffalo chicken? Trust us. You will want to keep coming back for more. The distinctive buffalo chicken tacos are hand-tossed in tangy buffalo sauce, dipped with creamy blue cheese slaw, and served on a warm flour tortilla. These unique tacos have that same buffalo chicken taste that you know and love, but the blue cheese slaw makes this tasty meal an elevated and new way to enjoy your favorite food.

Wurstbar | 516 Jersey Avenue

 

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Wurstbar is obviously the king of delicious hot dogs and sausages in Jersey City. Cooked to perfection, these tasty popular staples are not the only delicious items on the menu. Buffalo chicken lovers can order the delicious hot and spicy buffalo wings here — a perfect addition to happy hour while hanging out at the chill and modern bar, while enjoying the carefully crafted cocktails.

Kings of Kobe | 30 Mall Drive West

 

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Kings of Kobe has burgers galore. You can find thick, juicy, and mouthwatering burgers and sandwiches here, and yep, you guessed it – buffalo chicken. They have a unique wing option on the menu, which is made with a power-packed flavor combination of hot, spicy, maple buffalo wings topped with sesame seeds. Yum.

See More: Dave’s Hot Chicken Comes to North Jersey

The Brightside Tavern | 141 Bright Street

 

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The Brightside Tavern is a favorite local bar with cozy and friendly vibes. The buffalo chicken pizza that is served here is superb and includes blue cheese dressing, scallions, fresh mozzarella, and drizzled buffalo wing sauce. You can also order tasty buffalo wings by themselves, or indulge in the cajun buffalo chicken sandwich that is served with pepperoni, pepper jack cheese, a giant mozzarella wedge, and a side of ranch. The last buffalo chicken item that you’ll find on this menu is the zesty buffalo chicken wrap.

O’Hara’s Bar + Grill | 172 1st Street

 

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It’s no secret that O’Hara’s serves incredible food. The buffalo wing options here include different tasty sauces to choose from like Asian buffalo, and garlic buffalo, as well as choosing between boneless and bone-in options. The buffalo chicken wrap is also a delicious option to order — especially since it’s crispy breaded chicken tossed in buffalo sauce with lettuce, tomato, and blue cheese drizzle.

The House of Hot Chicken | Newark Ave Pedestrian Plaza

 

Back by popular demand, The House of Hot Chicken brought their menu item, “Jumbo Whole Wings” back. This crispy spicy chicken will melt in your mouth and you are free to choose the spice level of this menu item.

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