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Lexington Chicken Wings

The 7 Best Spots For Chicken Wings In Lexington

Spending time in the city and want to find the best Lexington 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…

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

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1. Roosters

Roosters is billed as a “fun, casual joint,” and that’s exactly what you get. Even in terms of flavour, it all feels fun and creative. And, while their menu extends to include other eats as well, it’s their wings that we’re after. Choose from boneless or traditional, then pick your sauce. They’ve got a heat metre that goes all the way up to Nu-Killer.

Best Chicken Wings in Lexington

2. Nat’s

Nat’s serves up world-class wings that offer your palate a nice pause from Southern-style buffalo wings. This authentic Thai restaurant is home to some of the best wings in Lexington; just ask any of the locals who head here on a regular basis craving them by the plate. They’re perfectly spicy, very tender, and never too covered in sauce.

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3. Joella’s Hot Chicken

Despite being a small, local chain, Joella’s Hot Chicken truly does serve some stellar chicken wings. Their Nashville-style hot chicken is famous amongst the locals who love the all-natural nature of the chicken they serve. You can order jumbo hot chicken wings with waffles if you’re feeling really adventurous. Expect nothing short of Southern savoury flavours.

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4. Indi’s

Indi’s is a local fast food joint that you might miss if you weren’t looking for it. They do chicken wings up right, at least according to the locals. They always note just how tender the chicken is, practically falling off the bone. It’s cooked to crispy perfection and served hot, hot, hot. Make sure to save room for their delicious cobble.

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5. The SEC Pub

Wednesdays are the day to head over to the SEC Pub in order to sample some fine Lexington chicken wings. Last time we checked, it’s Wing Day, with one full pound of wings for only $6. They’ll let you mix and match sauces, which include everything from Spicy Thai Chili and Cajun Dry Rub to 5 Bourbon BBQ made with real Kentucky bourbon.

Best Chicken Wings in Lexington

6. Winchell’s

Winchell’s is a local bar and restaurant serving up true All-American food. Their chicken wings are fried to order, ensuring they’re as fresh as they can be. Then, they toss them up in your sauce of choosing. Opt for a mild, medium, or hot sauce, or stick with something basic like BBQ or Smoked Jalapeño. Dipped in ranch or bleu cheese dressing, you’ll get a full punch of flavour in every bite.

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7. Shaking Seafood and Wings

There’s nothing here that’s not absolutely mouthwatering. Shaking Seafood and Wings is known for their Cajun chicken strips, Honey Garlic chicken wings, and New York cheesecake. And, of course, their delectable seafood. Definitely sample the seafood, but start your meal off with their mouthwatering wings first.

Taking a foodie tour of the city? Be sure to check out the 7 Best Pizzas In Lexington.

Elizabeth Thorn
Elizabeth Thorn

Elizabeth has lived and worked in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia, all of which have contributed to her passion for travel writing. When she's not writing, you can find her exploring little hideouts in Colombia or watching photography tutorials on YouTube.

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