facebook pixal

Onion Rings with a Twist

Golden fried onion rings usually make their appearance siding burgers, piled into shareable appetizers and heaped on the bar to munch with a beer. Although the classic crispy rings remain a crowd-pleaser, these places have put a bit of a spin on preparation and presentation.

Bill Bateman’s Bistro
Colossal Bermuda Onion Rings: Beer battered onion rings cooked golden brown and served with Cajun Mayo; $7.99

Chancery Family Pub
A Mountain of Onion Strings: Hand-breaded in a four-season breading blend with buttermilk ranch dressing.; $5.45

Citrus Café
Tustin, California
Onion rings with roasted pepper aioli; $6

Claddagh Irish Pub
Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin
Claddagh Rings: Fresh onion hand-battered in our famous bass ale batter and served with Guiness bbq and ranch dipping sauces; $6.99

Dangerfield Restaurant
Shakopee, Minnesota
Foot of Rings: A whole foot-high stack of sweet, crisp, crunchy onion rings dipped in a light beer batter and fried to a golden color; $6.99

Finley’s American Grill
Mardi Gras Onion Rings served with Old Bay spices, ancho ranch sauce: $5.99

Fog City Diner
San Francisco
Jumbo onion rings with spicy housemade ketchup; $8

Lincoln Restaurant
Portland, Oregon
Cornmeal Onion Rings; $6

Long Doggers
Basket of Hoops: Large basket of hand-dipped beer-battered onion rings served with spicy tsunami sauce; $4.99

Mustards Grill
Napa, California
Onion rings with housemade tomato-apple ketchup; $7.25

Saddles Steakhouse
Sonoma, California
Cornmeal Dusted Haystack Onion Rings with blue cheese aioli; $9

Smokehouse Blues
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Tabasco Onion Straws: Super thinly sliced onion rings dipped in milk and Tabasco sauce, lightly breaded and fried golden brown. Served with Cajun ranch; $5.99

Yard House
Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Kansas, Massachusetts, Nevada, Texas
Onion Ring Tower: Beer battered and dusted with parmesan cheese, served with chipotle and ranch dressing sauces; $8.65

Members help make our journalism possible. Become a Restaurant Business member today and unlock exclusive benefits, including unlimited access to all of our content. Sign up here.


More from our partners