Updated October 2020
If you have a craving for sauces, dippings and getting your hands dirty with some delectable wings, you’ll see why this article was so necessary! So we asked our followers to shout out their favorite place to grab the best wings and the crowdsourced list is finally here! Eat your heart out on some of the best wings Dallas has to offer whether its buffalo, lemon pepper or a new flavor you have yet to discover!
When gathering the answers from our Insta followers, Plucker’s was without a doubt the number one crowdsourced choice with a wild number of sauce choices, 25+ options to be exact! The categories include dry rub, buffalo, asian-inspired, founder faves and barbeque plus it's one of the few spots we’ve seen that serves up to 100 wings in an order! Order them on their own, in a combo or a basket!
DUFF’S FAMOUS WINGS
A very close second is Duff’s located in the ‘burbs about 30 minutes from Dallas,and it’s worth the drive! It’s super popular in New York and Canada, too. The family owned and operated eatery has been cranking out remarkable winds since 1969. They’re so well known that you can even ship quantities of 50 or a 100 of your favorite wings. They have nearly 20 sauce options including eight ranges of heat from original to afterlife if you can handle the burn!
SOUTHLAKE | DIRECTIONS
CEDAR SPRINGS TAPHOUSE
You don’t have to search too far for wings at this sports bar and restaurant because the wings are one of the main attractions! The Cedar Wings come in quantities of 5, 10 and 15 with your choice of whatever sauce gets your wing senses tingling! On Fridays stop in for a special wing deal of 8 Wings for $8 from 11 am - 6 pm.
OAK LAWN | DIRECTIONS
Heading to a local bar for some wings and a beer sounds like a killer way to kick off the weekend - or even a long work day! Whether you’re soaking in some patio time or posted up at the bar, their traditional or boneless wings are always jumbo and always delicious in 7 flavors. We love classic buffalo wings but the Gochujang & Honey sounds so tempting and adventurous!
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GREENVILLE AVENUE PIZZA COMPANY
You know about the life changing pizza, but GAPC is also known for some pretty dang outstanding wings! They’re just the right amount of savory with crispy edges but sauce picking is the hard part. A popular selection are the Hot Honey BBQ wings made with Mike's Hot Honey that you can double team and drizzle on pizza as well! Get 6 for $10 with a side of ranch, celery and carrots.
Venturing east of Dallas to Garland find trays on trays of delectable wings doused in savory sauces! From boneless to traditional, top your wings with cool sauces like sweet chili, mango habanero or more traditional picks. Put a reminder in your phone for Boneless Wednesdays to get a deal on 10 boneless wings for $6 and then get 20% off your first online order when you spend $15+! And bonus, you can get them delivered via DoorDash, Favor, Uber Eats or Grubhub!
GARLAND | DIRECTIONS
Probably one of the coolest, guilt free wings we’ve seen, Krio’s gluten free wings come in one of two ways - naked or tossed in gluten free rice flower but it gets better because the sauces are what’s so appetizing! Choose C'Asian, Lemon Pepper, K'Reaper, Buffalo seasoning or an order of each to try them all because it's hard to pick!
BISHOP ARTS | DIRECTIONS
Dive food is some of the best food, especially at Lakewood Landing with their wings being no exception! Hopefully you like them hot because they’re served hot or scorching hot with a side of ranch or blue cheese. Simple and classic which is underrated when it comes to wings!
SWISS AVENUE | DIRECTIONS
Grab some of the yummiest Dallas wings while cheering on your favorite team on one of the big screens! The process already has our mouthwatering - they slowly smoke the wings in a mixture of woods. Then you choose air fried or deep fried before choosing your sauces from barbeque, spicy bbq, sweet chili, classic buffalo, S&A buffalo, lemon pepper and pesto/balsamic!
UPTOWN | DIRECTIONS
How do you take your chicken wings? Smoked, flash fried, tossed? Seasoned with dry rub, spicy, Carolina or Buffalo? Combine any of these options and you have an order of your own custom wings from Smoky Rose’s chic East Dallas setting made by true pit meat masters!
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WILL CALL BAR
Wings with a side of catching a game on one of the tvs is a perfect pair at this classic bar scene. The Will Call Wings are a Deep Ellum favorite in four wing flavors, all pickle brined for 24 hours and sprinkled in house seasoned gluten free dredge! Or you can get them as cauliflower instead of chicken!
DEEP ELLUM | DIRECTIONS
If it’s jumbo wings you’re seeking, get a bucketful of your favorite flavors from signature, dry rub and 4 different kinds of buffalo sauces! You can go for classic buffalo or up the heat by 4 degree choices. One of the most interesting has to be the pb&j! Make it a reg combo or a beer combo just don’t forget the dipping sauces!