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The Best Wings in Philadelphia

The City of Brotherly Love has become one of the most exciting cities in the United States; Philadelphia thrives with amazing history, fantastic cultural events and some of the best cuisines on the East Coast. Restaurants with the best wings in Philadelphia feature everything from traditional Philly style to modern, cutting-edge flavors, delivering the city a heaping serving of the classic pub fare. But where are the smartest, savviest diners in Philadelphia headed out to when they're looking for the best new wings in town? Welcome to the Tastemaker 20. Here, we've gathered together information from the city's in-the-know diners to put together this list of the best wings in Philadelphia. With everything from barbecue to buffalo and a wide range in between, the best wings in Philadelphia deliver great tastes for all visitors. Grab a table in Philadelphia and enjoy tonight!

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9 Restaurants
Updated November 25, 2019
Restaurants:Pub & Kitchen, SouthGate, Bleu Sushi
Price Range:$$ - $$
Cuisines:American, Contemporary Korean, Japanese
Neighborhoods:Center City, Rittenhouse Square
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Pub & Kitchen

$$$$
American
Center City
4.7
599 reviews
This sleek neighborhood tavern features some of the best chicken wings in Philadelphia. Stylish and modern with a classic feel, Pub & Kitchen is an excellent spot for dinner and a few beers. The buffalo wings with a blue cheese dry rub and smoked with tzatziki are a must-have for appetizers. For the main course, go for the Pub & Kitchen's trademark Patty Melt. This burger special includes caramelized onion and special sauce on rye bread. Be sure to pair the Pub & Kitchen selection with a local draft beer, like the Yards Philly Pale Ale.

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SouthGate

$$$$
Contemporary Korean
Rittenhouse Square
4.8
321 reviews
A Rittenhouse square hot spot, Southgate features some of the best wings in Philadelphia amid comfortable decor. This cozy Korean-American restaurant draws inspiration from both styles. The double-fried Korean Fried Chicken wings are a menu standout. These favorites come in either soy garlic or spicy gochujang flavors. For an authentic Korean taste, try the Dolsot bibimbap from a hot stone pot. A "bulgogi burger" includes green leaf lettuce, scallion salad, and home-made pickles. Stop in for brunch to try the restaurant's Korean fried chicken and waffles with citrus chili syrup.

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Bleu Sushi

$$$$
Japanese
Center City
4.7
544 reviews
This Washington Square sushi standout features some of the best wings in Philadelphia. Bleu Sushi's standout Korean-style chicken wings come fried with honey sesame sauce. The wings or the Korean-Style fries with kimchee, sesame sauce, wiz, and scallion are excellent appetizer choices before a hearty sushi meal. Bleu Sushi's signature rolls come named after the colleges throughout Philadelphia. The Temple features spicy yellowtail and tempura flakes wrapped in black pepper seared white tuna. A Villanova roll includes spicy tuna and tempura flakes wrapped in black pepper seared salmon.

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The Butcher Bar

$$$$
American
Center City
4.5
1301 reviews
Center City's Butcher Bar is the spot for some of the best wings in Philadelphia. The snacks menu is a playground of eccentric food creations. The confit duck wings include sweet chili glaze, sesame seeds, and scallions. Be sure to try the pretzel monkey bread, made with spicy beer mustard, cheddar cheese sauce, and sea salt. For a messy but tasty starter, get the Sloppy Joe poutine with house-cut fries, cheddar cheese sauce, and chives. As guessed from the name, the Butcher Bar features a full selection of hearty meat dishes. The house-made sausages are standouts. Try the spicy Italian sausage made with a local Yards IPA.

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Del Frisco's Grille - Philadelphia

$$$$
Steakhouse
Rittenhouse Square
4.0
1488 reviews
The Philadelphia installment of this nationally-renowned chain boasts some of the best dining and wings in the city. Head in for lunch and the "Made to Share" menu to try the restaurant's roasted wings with buffalo dry rub and avocado ranch. A grille prime cheeseburger is another menu favorite. This double-stacked cheeseburger comes with red onion and "sloppy sauce." For a traditional steakhouse favorite, try the signature bone-in filet, filet mignon, or New York strip.

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The Twisted Tail

$$$$
American
Society Hill
4.6
1331 reviews
This double-level Philly favorite is the place to go to see a show and grab some of the best wings in town. In the middle of Head House Square and Society Hill, The Twisted Tail is a place to relax and jam out with a great meal and great tunes. Check the live music calendar and start the meal with some of the Tail's smoked wings with barbecue spice and buttermilk dressing. Try some of the restaurant's celebrated fried chicken, made with rosemary-honey and pickled okra. Pair the meal with some of the Tail's traditional Southern sides. Highlights include crawfish mac and cheese, traditional cornbread, and crispy Brussels sprouts.

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La Peg

$$$$
American
Old City
4.3
1023 reviews
La Peg features one of the best views and some of the best wings in Philadelphia. Settle into this upscale restaurant with high ceilings for a tremendous view of the city's Benjamin Franklin Bridge. The Bar Menu is full of traditional tavern favorites. Check in for an ever-changing chicken wing of the day, or try the cheddar grilled cheese with house-made chips. La Peg also boasts a tremendous dessert menu. Stick around for a root beer float, ice cream sundae, or s' mores bread pudding. For drinks, try one of the local beers on draft at La Peg. The throwback Neshaminy Creek Croydon Cream Ale is an easy-drinking highlight.

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Gatehouse at the Navy Yard

$$$$
American
South Philly
4.5
838 reviews
Italian South Philadelphia dining gets a modern twist at Bar Amis. This local Navy Yard favorite is an engaging, lively spot with some of the best wings in Philadelphia. Grab a table outside to enjoy a beer or glass of wine and the chicken wings with a sweet chili gochujang sauce. Bar Amis is also a standout location for a great Philly happy hour. On weekdays, stop in for drink and beer specials alongside cheap small-plate specials. Highlights include white bean and fennel pollen hummus, fried cauliflower with salsa rosa, and crispy Brussels sprouts with lemon. For dinner, try the old-school meatball sandwich on a seeded roll.

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Square 1682

$$$$
American
Center City
4.4
1938 reviews
A modern American highlight in the middle of Center City, Square 1682 is one of the city's top spots for Happy Hour dining. Head into the weekday Happy Hour for specials on drinks, small dishes, and some of the best wings in Philadelphia. The duck wings feature Sambal, organic honey, togarashi, and lime. Happy Hour specials also feature the house cheeseburger, Brussels sprouts, and burrata. For dinner, the lobster spaghetti is one of the Square restaurant standouts. This highlight dish includes confit tomato, chili flake, beurre blanc, and fine herbs.

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