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The 15 Best Wing Places In Raleigh

Updated: June 14, 2022

We are wild about wings - fried, smoked, or grilled. We love them all at these Raleigh spots. We analyzed top review sites, incorporated diner and critic reviews, for this list of the best wings in Raleigh. Try Korean, Southern, and Cajun-style wings with an ice-cold beer at these great watering holes.

Find the perfect Wings spot

Venture Pizza

Pizza, $$, Five PointsPizza, $$Raleigh, Five Points
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Mami's

Latin, $, Five PointsLatin, $Raleigh, Five Points
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

V Pizza

Pizza, $$, Northwest RaleighPizza, $$Raleigh, Northwest Raleigh
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Wing It On!

American, $$, WadeAmerican, $$Raleigh, Wade
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Just Wingin' It

American, $$, South RaleighAmerican, $$Raleigh, South Raleigh
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Five Bros Pizza

Italian, $, North RaleighItalian, $Raleigh, North Raleigh
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

Buffalo Brothers Pizza & Wing

Pizza, $$, Northeast RaleighPizza, $$Raleigh, Northeast Raleigh
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • Wral, 2012

    Best Wings

    Wral, 2012

Ba-Da Wings

$, North Raleigh$Raleigh, North Raleigh
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0
  • U-Nation, 2021

    The Best Spots for Wings in Raleigh

    U-Nation, 2021

Wings Over Raleigh

American, $$, WadeAmerican, $$Raleigh, Wade
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.0
  • U-Nation, 2021

    The Best Spots for Wings in Raleigh

    U-Nation, 2021

Brixx Wood Fired Pizza + Craft Bar

Pizza, $$, Northwest RaleighPizza, $$Raleigh, Northwest Raleigh
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Salvio's Pizzeria

Italian, $, North RaleighItalian, $Raleigh, North Raleigh
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Gym Tacos

RaleighRaleigh
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Sammy's Tap & Grill

American, $, Southwest RaleighAmerican, $Raleigh, Southwest Raleigh
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.0

Woody's At City Market

American, $, CentralAmerican, $Raleigh, Central
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0

Wild Wing Cafe

American, $$, Northwest RaleighAmerican, $$Raleigh, Northwest Raleigh
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0

How does it work?

Choosing the right spot for Wings can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. We pored over ratings for 3295 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Raleigh and 212 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what U-Nation and Wral had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. We cross-referenced with top lists, like U-Nation - The Best Spots for Wings in Raleigh and Wral - Best Wings. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips for Wings

  • Pair Pale Ale with fried chicken

    Experts recommend pairing fried chicken with a glass of bitter Pale Ale, a beer that cleanses the palate.

  • The perfect match for your jerk chicken wingswings

    When ordering jerk chicken wingswings, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Rosé, a popular pink wine.

  • Go for Champagne with fried chicken

    To elevate your fried chicken experience, we recommend some Champagne to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this sparkling wine acts as a palate cleanser for the fatty dish.

Fun facts about Wings

  • A 2,493 pounds feast

    2,493 pounds is the record for the biggest fried chicken. We hope people were hungry!

  • A long time ago

    The saucy chicken wing was only thought up in 1950s! We wonder what people ever did without some good saucy chicken wing in their lives...

  • All about fried chicken

    If you’re in The United States, be ready for July 6. It’s National Fried Chicken Day!

Parking tips

Getting a good parking spot in Raleigh can be tough, and it’s worse if you’re hungry. To make your life easier, we partnered with SpotHero, an innovative digital parking reservation service, so you can easily and effortlessly find parking near your selected Wings spot.

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