The Best Wings in Houston

Oil drives the industry in Houston, Texas, and the tastes of the American South and Southwest feed hungry workers here. Locals love their wings, giving this Texas metropolis a unique twist on an American favorite. But where are Houston's smartest, savviest diners going when in need of some wings? Welcome to the Tastemaker 19. Here, we've gathered information from in-the-know diners in and around Houston to determine the best wings in Houston. From super-spicy specials served up at neighborhood pubs to funky flavors at upscale restaurants, the best wings in Houston provide a meal on their own. Grab a table from one of these spots and enjoy them tonight!

The OpenTable Team
Restaurants:Killen's STQ, Ginger & Fork, Relish Restaurant and Bar
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:American, Chinese (Canton), Contemporary American
Neighborhoods:Westside, Heights / Washington, River Oaks
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

Killen's STQ

$$$$·American·
Westside
1,243 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem

Killen's is down-home Texas barbecue mixed with an upscale restaurant atmosphere. This new-style American steakhouse has a fresh and appealing interior, some exceptional people-watching, and some of t...

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Fit for Foodies in Houston
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Ginger & Fork

$$$$·Chinese (Canton)·
Heights / Washington
663 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies

Ginger & Fork is an intriguing Houston restaurant that delivers traditional Houston flavors with a touch of Texas accent. The wings are one of the best options on the G&F menu. These chicken wings are...

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Best Overall in Houston
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Relish Restaurant and Bar

$$$$·Contemporary American·
River Oaks
537 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining

Relish is a sleek and relaxed bistro with an expansive, Mediterranean-influenced menu. This is the place to go for a quiet mid-day lunch or dinner with a group of friends or family. The grilled maple ...

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Contemporary American in Houston

Ambrosia

$$$$·Asian·
Upper Kirby / Shepherd Corridor
648 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups

Ambrosia is the spot to go for dinner or lunch after checking out the culture in Houston's museum district. The food here is also a work of art. Ambrosia has one of the city's most intriguing menus, w...

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Healthy in Houston

Diana American Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
549 reviews
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View

The Diana American grill is the place to go before and a show at the Hobby Center at the Performing Arts. This sleek and lively space is in the middle of the acclaimed performance venue. Along with ex...

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Ruggles Black Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Upper Kirby / Shepherd Corridor
1,133 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date

Those on a keto or paleo diet should make Ruggles Black their first stop in Houston. This celebrated Kirby Drive restaurant features a menu heavy on those two options with plenty of Indian and French ...

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Healthy in Houston
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Moxies - Houston

$$$$·American·
Galleria / Uptown
612 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Bar Seating

A Canadian favorite comes to America with the Houston branch of this celebrated chain from up north. Moxie's features plenty of hospitality, a lively atmosphere, and classic pub food. It offers some o...

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Grace's

$$$$·American·
Upper Kirby / Shepherd Corridor
3,083 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date

Grace's is a neighborhood favorite in the heart of the Upper Kirby area. On weekdays and weeknights, stop in for a menu of Gulf seafood classics, Southern favorites, and filling sandwiches. Try the co...

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American in Houston

RA Sushi Bar Restaurant - Houston Highland Village, TX

$$$$·Japanese·
Downtown
504 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion

The Houston location of this acclaimed sushi chain is a lively and welcoming spot that's a perfect location for a night out with friends. RA also features some of the best wings in Houston. Head to th...

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Late Night Find in Houston

White Oak Kitchen + Drinks

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Texas
391 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Brunch
  • Good for Groups

Trek out to the Galleria for some of the best wings in Houston at this stylish and vibrant restaurant. The restaurant's “Happy Hour” menu features specials on chicken gyoza, cheesy truffle macaroni an...

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Hearsay on the Green

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
937 reviews
  • Bar Seating
  • Great for Brunch
  • Casual

Hearsay is a hot-spot restaurant in the middle of Houston's Central Business District. Right alongside the Discovery Green, Hearsay is a place where professionals and city movers and shakers gather fo...

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Del Frisco's Grille - Woodlands

$$$$·Steakhouse·
The Woodlands
1,860 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Anniversaries

The Houston outpost of this celebrated national steakhouse chain features all the fabled Del Frisco's service and classic menu favorites. Stop in for the charming steakhouse vibe and some of the best ...

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Good for Groups in The Woodlands

House of Blues Restaurant & Bar - Houston

$$$$·American·
Downtown
1,336 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food

Great live music and wings presents an unbeatable combination. The Houston spot of this live music/restaurant chain features the HOB wings. The dish boasts a half-pound of wings in either Texas barbec...

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Hot Spot in Houston
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Phil and Dereks

$$$$·Cajun·
Downtown
383 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Great for Brunch
  • Good for a Date

Phil and Derek's is a relaxed live music lounge that's the perfect place for a relaxing meal and night out. Hit up the famed Phil and Derek's buffet to indulge in fried chicken wings, fried catfish, j...

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Peli Peli South African Kitchen - Galleria

$$$$·Seafood·
Galleria / Uptown
2,079 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies

Here's something unique for the Houston market - a South African restaurant. Head out to this acclaimed restaurant for one of the most fascinating menus in the town. Appetizers are a great place to st...

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