The Best Wings in Portland

The OpenTable Team

The quirky town of Portland, Oregon likes to "keep things weird" with its offbeat arts scene and alternative culture. That all plays out just as much when it comes to its restaurants. Craft breweries and food trucks have appeared all across town, and with them, high demand for finger foods. It comes as no surprise that the best wings in Portland have become especially popular. But where do the experts enjoy eating out? Welcome to the Tastemaker 20. We’ve gathered data from OpenTable’s most seasoned diners to find the best wings in Portland. In a city that Vice touted as one of the best food cities in the world, everyone should try these eateries. Book a table before they fill up!

Restaurants:Backwoods Brewing Company, Von Ebert Brewing - East, Altabira City Tavern
Price Range:$$ - $$
Cuisines:American
Neighborhoods:Pearl District, NE Portland

Backwoods Brewing Company

$$$$·American·
Pearl District
36 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great Beer
  • Bar Seating
Family-run restaurants often seem to try a little harder than most, and that’s particularly true at Backwoods Brewing Company. They serve a good selection of wine along with local Read more
95% recommended
Kid Friendly in Portland / Oregon
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Von Ebert Brewing - East

$$$$·American·
NE Portland
33 reviews
  • Happy Hour
  • Comfort Food
  • Casual
The large ceramic mugs on display, numerous draft handles and quirky art on the chalkboard are the first things people notice when they enter Von Ebert Brewing. That chalk board tyRead more
94% recommended
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Altabira City Tavern

$$$$·American·
NE Portland
478 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Happy Hour
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Perched on Hotel Eastlund's top floor and overlooking the beautiful Downtown skyline, Altabira City Tavern is impressive from the start. The city is visible from the interior, but Read more
85% recommended
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Deschutes Brewery & Public House - Portland

$$$$·Northwest·
Pearl District
83 reviews
  • Great Beer
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
With 26 taps that include mainstays, experimental brews and seasonal options, Deschutes Brewery & Public House is undoubtedly geared towards beer lovers. The massive wood carvings,Read more
93% recommended
Good for Groups in Portland / Oregon
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Yama Sushi & Izakaya

$$$$·Sushi·
SE Portland
373 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fun
  • Authentic
One may not expect to find some of the best wings in Portland in one of the city's finest sushi bars, but that's exactly what Yama Sushi & Izakaya accomplishes. Their wings are bakRead more
95% recommended
Great for Lunch in Portland
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Bottle + Kitchen

$$$$·Contemporary American·
SW Portland
137 reviews
  • Casual
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Bar Seating
A swanky menu is promised at Bottle + Kitchen Restaurant, and first-time visitors will immediately see that this carries over into the décor. Teal carpeting, vibrantly colored chaiRead more
93% recommended
Great for Lunch in Portland / Oregon
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Shine Distillery & Grill

$$$$·American·
Downtown
13 reviews
  • Gluten Free Options
  • Good for Groups
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
Anyone looking to support their local scene while enjoying contenders for the best wings in Portland will love Shine Distillery & Grill. They focus on offering local spirits, wine,Read more
100% recommended
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East India Co. Grill & Bar

$$$$·Indian·
Downtown
664 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Promising the best Indian food in Downtown Portland, East India Co. Grill & Bar transports their guests right to New Delhi. An intricate skylight, traditional music and paintings cRead more
98% recommended
Healthy in Portland
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Yard House - Portland

$$$$·American·
SW Portland
533 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great Beer
  • Fun
Foodies constantly sing the praises of classic American fare, and they'll continue to do so after experiencing Yard House's globally inspired twists on these dishes. Their menu feaRead more
91% recommended
Vibrant Bar Scene in Portland / Oregon
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Claim Jumper - Tualatin

$$$$·American·
Tualatin
75 reviews
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
  • Good for Birthdays
Those seeking a stellar Happy Hour need to visit Claim Jumper at least once. The discounts go from 3 pm to closing time on the weekdays. This means guests can admire the antler chaRead more
Good for Groups in Portland / Oregon
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Stanford's - Kruse Way (Lake Oswego)

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Lake Oswego
738 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Business Meals
  • Good for Birthdays
Partnering with local growers and vendors is a desired trait in Portland eateries, and Standford's takes this expectation very seriously. Their kitchen works from scratch recipes, Read more
90% recommended
Great for Lunch in Clackamas

Buffalo Wild Wings - Downtown

$$$$·Sports Bar·
SW Portland
3 reviews
  • Casual
  • Live Sports
  • Special Occasion
No list of the best wings in Portland would be complete without a mention of Buffalo Wild Wings. There are several locations throughout the area, but the downtown spot is among theRead more
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The Star Portland

$$$$·Pizzeria·
Pearl District
80 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Comfort Food
The award-winning pizzas served at The Star are enough to attract the most committed foodie in Portland, but their hard work doesn't stop there. Oven roasted cauliflower, a varietyRead more
97% recommended
Good for Groups in Portland
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Pok Pok

$$$$·Southeast Asian·
Portland
13 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Hot Spot
  • Neighborhood Gem
Intricate lanterns, Japanese shōji, beautiful views of nature and an impressive outdoor eating area make Pok Pok a place to behold. It’s not these features, though, that made it onRead more
90% recommended
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Departure Restaurant and Lounge

$$$$·Asian·
Downtown
3,715 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
High atop the iconic Meier & Frank building sits Departure Restaurant – a concept that offers panoramic views of the city along with contemporary Asian cuisine. Those who sit on thRead more
90% recommended
Hot Spot in Portland
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Saucebox

$$$$·Asian·
Downtown
799 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Casual
Few restaurants have served the city of Portland for decades, but Saucebox falls onto this exclusive list. Their offerings of Pacific Island and Pan-Asian cuisine include Kung Pow Read more
86% recommended
Romantic in Portland
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Red Star

$$$$·American·
Downtown
697 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Happy Hour
In the shadow of the Meier & Frank Building sits a luxury dining establishment known as Red Star Tavern. The expensive curtains, fine linen tablecloths, exquisite lighting and fineRead more
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Brix Tavern

$$$$·Comfort Food·
Pearl District
1,664 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Happy Hour
  • Casual
Most eateries have promotions meant to bring in guests, but none come close to what is offered at Brix Tavern. Every Wednesday night, guests flip a coin with their server. If they Read more
84% recommended
Great for Brunch in Portland / Oregon
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Bargarten Bavarian Social Haus

$$$$·German·
Beaverton
210 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great Beer
  • Comfort Food
Beaverton sits just 10 minutes from Downtown Portland, and it’s here that foodies will find the delicious German offerings provided by Bargarten Bavarian Social Haus. Simple woodenRead more
89% recommended
Good for Groups in Portland / Oregon

Tanner Creek Tavern

$$$$·American·
Pearl District
157 reviews
  • Bar Seating
  • Business Meals
  • Good for a Date
Lovers of local brew will have 12 options on tap and in bottles when they visit Tanner Creek Tavern. These all go down great with their duck wings – covered in gochujang BBQ sauce Read more
93% recommended
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