National Onion Ring Day is around the corner, falling on Tuesday June 22. Whether eaten as a side or main attraction, take advantage of this crispy, fried holiday by checking out one of the five places below!
Liuzza's Restaurant & Bar
Open since 1947, Liuzza's knows what they're doing. This family owned and operated favorite is the perfect casual spot to share appetizers with friends. Order a plate of their famous onion rings and enjoy the fresh ingredients that make all of their food reminiscent of home cooking. Wash it down with their claim to fame—the coldest beer in the city.
If you live in Mid City, it's likely that Luizza's is already your neighborhood favorite for its warm hospitality and welcoming atmosphere. But this month, crispy juicy onion rings are the star of the show! 3636 Bienville St., 504-482-9120, liuzzas.com.
Bayou Hot Wings
All New Orleanians know that Bayou Hot Wings provides some of the juiciest, most flavorful wings in the city. Born and raised in Louisiana, chefs Allen and Kyle understand the importance of great food. Order a side of onion rings to compliment any of the 15 wing flavors. Or order the onion rings alone and have them with a house made dip like honey mustard, buttermilk ranch, or zesty remoulade.
Located on S. Claiborne, Bayou Hot Wings is the go-to spot for a quick delicious bite. While you're there, ask about the specialty sauces available for purchase, and have the same delicious flavors at home! 6221 S. Claiborne Ave., 504-865-9464, bayouhotwings.com.
Fries, shakes, Lot-O-Burgers, all you can eat pancakes, and more! Ted's Frostop is the Uptown spot for classic comfort food. Wash down an order of onion rings with a famous root beer float or fountain drink of your choice. Hungry for more? Try the classic Lot-O-Burger with a variety of toppings like roasted peppers, jalapeños, or bacon.
There's always something happening at Ted's Frostop. Ask about their weekly plate lunch specials and all-day breakfast selection. 3100 Calhoun St., 504-861-3615, tedsfrostop.com.
Mahony's Po-boys & Seafood
Mahoney's is typically known for their delicious roast beef po-boy, but this month, don't miss out on the award-winning thin cut onion rings. This casual New Orleans favorite is a great place to relax with flavorful comfort food.
Mahoney's has locations on Magazine, Iberville, and Royal, so wherever you are, you're not too far from a plethora of fried treats. Take a tour of the menu's starters and bring some friends to share the fried pickles, fried green tomatoes, and onion rings. Multiple locations.
Flamingo A Go Go
There is always something fun happening at Flamingo A Go Go. Whether you're there for Frosé All Day or Boozy Brunch, make sure to add the beer battered onion rings to your order. If that wasn't enough to convince you that this is the perfect summer spot, Flamingo A-Go-Go wants you to bring your dog and enjoy their 4,000 square foot courtyard!
Reserve your spot at the flock party and book a table with your friends! Enjoy bottomless margaritas, mimosas, or frosé with your scrumptious onion rings and other snacks! 869 Magazine St., 504-577-2202, flamingonola.com.