The Best Wings in Boston

The OpenTable Team

As one of the historical and cultural "Hubs" of the United States, Boston has a diverse, young population and innovative economy. Beantown's exciting restaurant scene remains one of Boston's prominent features. Gathering in a wide range of influences and flavors, restaurants with the best wings in Boston put their own spin on the city's longtime pub favorite. But where are Boston's savviest, most experienced diners heading out to when they crave wings in "The Hub"? Welcome to the Tastemaker 20. Here, we've pored through data from in-the-know Boston diners to put together a list of the best wings in Boston. From college-kid neighborhood favorites to upscale downtown fusion restaurants, the best wings restaurants in Boston make any trip to Beantown worth it. Grab a reservation, get a table, and enjoy!

Restaurants:Hojoko, Longfellow, Ward 8
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Japanese, American
Neighborhoods:Kenmore Square / Fenway, Cambridge, West End

Hojoko

$$$$·Japanese·
Kenmore Square / Fenway
463 reviews
  • Fun
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
A hip spot by Fenway Park, Hojoko serves up cutting-edge Asian fusion cuisine in the middle of the nearby Verb Hotel. Crafted out of a former Howard Johnson's location, Hojoko is aRead more
94% recommended
Japanese in Boston / New England
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Longfellow

$$$$·American·
Cambridge
168 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Romantic
Longfellow is from the acclaimed owners of the Harvard Square favorite Alden & Harlow. In fact, Longfellow is right above the standout Cambridge restaurant near Harvard's famed BraRead more
94% recommended
Vibrant Bar Scene in Boston / New England
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Ward 8

$$$$·American·
West End
891 reviews
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
Right next to the TD Garden, Ward 8 is a lively place perfect for dining before or after an event or Celtics and Bruins game. Head to the “starters” menu to try some of the Ward 8 Read more
89% recommended

The Sinclair

$$$$·American·
Harvard Square
667 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
The Sinclair is one of Boston's best performance venues - and also features some of the city's best chicken wings. An engaging and lively spot in the heart of Harvard Square, The SRead more
87% recommended
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Little Donkey

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Cambridge
1,703 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tapas
  • Good for a Date
Cambridge's up-and-coming Central Square neighborhood is where locals and tourists can find Little Donkey. This creative Asian-fusion restaurant is one of the most acclaimed spots Read more
97% recommended
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Forage

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Cambridge
947 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
Forage is a hip, welcoming Cambridge restaurant with a focus on locally-sourced ingredients and traditional New England recipes. It's also a place with some of the best chicken winRead more
98% recommended
Healthy in Boston / New England

Fat Baby Sushi and Cocktails

$$$$·Sushi·
Dorchester
182 reviews
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
This fun and entertaining restaurant in Boston's South End features some of the best wings in Boston. Start a meal with the spicy Thai wings, made with Szechuan peppercorns, gingerRead more
95% recommended
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Yellow Door Taqueria - South End

$$$$·Mexican·
South End
133 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fun
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
A hot spot in the heart of Boston's Ink Block neighborhood, Lion's Tail is a stylish spot for wings, drinks, and much more. Stop in for a local beer or craft cocktail and some of tRead more
96% recommended
Mexican in Boston / New England
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Southern Proper

$$$$·Southern·
South End
363 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Casual
  • Fun
Southern Proper delivers exceptional Southern tastes to the middle of the Hub. This comforting and cozy restaurant boasts some of the best chicken wings in Boston. Start the meal wRead more
84% recommended
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Basho Japanese Brasserie

$$$$·Japanese·
Back Bay
612 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Creative Cuisine
Right around the corner from Fenway Park, Basho is an excellent spot for after-work drinks or some excellent wings after a Sox game. This lively spot is full of a young, energetic Read more
100% recommended
Good for Groups in Boston / New England

Grafton Street Pub and Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Cambridge
1,577 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Bar Seating
  • Authentic
Grafton Street Pub and Grill is the spot to go when visiting Harvard Square. A relaxing and engaging place only a few steps away from Harvard Yard, Grafton Street features some of Read more
100% recommended
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Tiger Mama

$$$$·Thai·
Kenmore Square / Fenway
855 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
This Fenway-area favorite boasts some of the best wings in Boston. It's an excellent place for a fine meal before or after a game or just after a day spent exploring this fun area Read more
100% recommended
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Gather

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Seaport
833 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
Boston's District Hall in Fort Point is the location for Gather. This fun spot boasts a hearty after-work crowd for Fort Point and some of the best wings in Boston. Start with the Read more
86% recommended

The Merchant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown Crossing
785 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
Right in the heart of Downtown Crossing, The Merchant is a haven for after-work crowds and tourists crossing the city. Settle in with a selection from the restaurant's exceptional Read more
100% recommended
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Citrus & Salt

$$$$·Contemporary Mexican·
Back Bay
857 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
Another entry onto the Boston scene from celebrated chef Jason Santos, Citrus & Salt boasts some of the best wings in Boston. With “Mexicali” cuisine and a laid-back vibe in the miRead more
95% recommended
Most Booked in Boston
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Blue Dragon

$$$$·Asian·
Fort Point Channel
510 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Casual
  • Creative Cuisine
Acclaimed restauranteur and television cooking show host Ming Tsai is the brainchild behind this celebrated Fort Point restaurant. A quick stroll from the attractions and waterfronRead more
83% recommended
20 people mentioned the Pot Stickers
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Moonshine 152

$$$$·American·
South Boston
699 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Head into the middle of Boston's fabled “Southie” neighborhood for some of the best wings in town. Right in the heart of Dorchester, Moonshine 152 is a hip and lively spot with a cRead more
98% recommended
American in Boston / New England
17 people mentioned the Butterscotch Pudding
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Five Horses Tavern - South End

$$$$·Contemporary American·
South End
606 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Brunch
The heart of Boston's South End is the location for some of the best wings in Boston. Five Horses South End location is a lively place with a young and energetic crowd. This stylisRead more
92% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Boston / New England
12 people mentioned the Pretzel
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Buttermilk & Bourbon

$$$$·Southern·
Back Bay
1,691 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Comfort Food
Buttermilk & Bourbon brings the tastes of New Orleans to Boston's busy and upscale Back Bay region. The restaurant's buttermilk-fried chicken is the highlight of the menu. Choose fRead more
96% recommended
Most Booked in Boston
129 people mentioned the Beignets
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