Cincinnati Chicken wings

The 7 Best Spots For Chicken Wings In Cincinnati

Spending time in the city and want to find the best Cincinnati chicken wings? Don’t worry, we have you covered.

If there’s one dish that brings pleasure to the masses, it has to be a humble portion of chicken wings. Something so simple, yet with so many varieties that never fails to deliver happiness. The fact that you usually wash them down with some beer is just an added bonus…

Cincinnati has some great spots for wings, so we wanted the find the best of the best. Those chicken wings that are so good you’d travel all the way across the city for them…

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1. Oak Tavern

As the Oak Tavern says, they’re pretty serious about sports. So, if you’re in the city on any kind of Game Day, this is one of the best spots to go for game watching and beer drinking. While you’re there, treat yourself to some tasty wings. Their jumbo wings are locally famous and they’re BBQ-rubbed, slow-smoked and then grilled to perfection.

2. Taft’s Ale House

Taft’s Ale House is one trendy spot. Even if you’re not hungry, we suggest stopping by for a visit to see just how beautiful the place is. However, once you’re inside, we think you’ll be unable to resist the delectable pull of the fresh aroma of their chicken wings. They’re brined in Nellie’s Caribbean Ale, hickory-smoked, grilled and then served with a zesty chipotle mayo.

3. The Pony

The Pony serves up elite chicken wings. What makes them unique? They’re never overcooked, always tender, and feature just the right amount of sauce to really balance out all the flavours. As they’re not covered in breading, you can really taste the unique flavours of each sauce they toss them in, all of which are worth a taste test or two.

4. Fifty West Brewing Company

What pairs better together than a craft brew and a plate of delicious wings? Not much, especially when you’re talking about the wings from the Fifty West Brewing Company.  A visit to this brewery will leave your tastebuds practically overwhelmed with unique flavours. Their wings are beer-brined, slow-roasted and then fried tossed in house spicy garlic.

5. Oakley Pub And Grill

Oakley Pub and Grill does things up a bit different in terms of their Cincinnati chicken wings. Whether you order them boneless of with the bone-in, expect nothing short of fine flavours that are unique to this pub. Be sure to sample their Roasted Garlic Parmesan wing sauce or the Caribbean Jerk Dry Rub.

Cincinnati Chicken wings

6. Mr. Thursday’s

This unassuming restaurant is easy to miss if you’re not looking for it. Lucky for you, we’re putting it on your map, as they truly do serve some of the best chicken wings in Cincinnati. They stick to the basics because their wings don’t need a lot of hullabaloo in order to taste great. Sauces are simple but always tasty.

Cincinnati Chicken wings

7. Buffalo Wings & Rings

Offering guests numerous views of 21 flat-screen TVs, Buffalo Wings & Rings might be a small chain, but it’s still a local favourite. But, it’s the great food that’ll be what keeps you coming back. The wings themselves are fresh and never frozen, and you can order them in a variety of delicious styles with multiple sauces.

Cincinnati Chicken wings

Fancy something a little cheesier? Check out The 7 Best Pizzas In Cincinnati.

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You left Knockback Nats off the list!? This is an injustice to the City of Cincinnati!