Spending time in the state and want to find the best Maine chicken wings? From Portland to Lewiston and all the way to Bangor, we’ve sourced the state for the tastiest wings.
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…
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Willy’s is a proper sports bar with pool tables, lots of TVs and a great range of beers on tap. If there is one thing you want to eat in a place like this, however, it is a good hearty portion of wings. They’re slow-cooked for a finer taste. Choose from over 30 house-made sauces to slather them in, ranging from mild to face-melting hot.”
The Great Lost Bear has consistently been ranked as the best beer bar in Maine. With over 80 taps, it’s easy to see why. Settle in, order a beer, and then prepare your tastebuds for a wild flurry of flavour. You can get two whole pounds of fresh buffalo wings for under $16. Or, explore their other flavours, like PB&J, Cajun, or Hell Fire.
If you like a little variety in life then Binga’s is the place for you. They serve up wings in a variety of ways, ensuring you’ll have to visit more than once just to try them all. Get ’em jumbo, traditional, or even smoked. The smoked wings come tossed in their own dry rub and then smoked to perfection.
Geaghan’s Pub offers American pub grub with an Irish flare. So, expect nothing short of wild, crazy, and tantalising flavours both in terms of their beer and their food. The Pub’s well-known for their boneless buffalo wings, which fried to a golden brown crisp before being basted with your choice of sauce. Honey BBQ or Honey Mustard, it’s hard to choose.
Serving up over 20 varieties of wing combinations, Big Rick’s is a traveller’s go-to spot for wings done up in new, unique ways. Indulge in boneless or bone-in wings that can be tossed, drizzled, rubbed, or absolutely smothered in just about any sauce you want. Sweet, spicy, tropical or even nice and peppery, they’ve got it all.
The Memphis dry rub ribs and tender BBQ brisket are some of the most famous menu items at the Riverfront Barbeque & Grille. But, the chicken wings here are truly some of the best in Maine, too. Seeing as they source fresh, local ingredients and know how to barbecue meats to perfection, it’s fitting that their wings would feature the same famous flavours of their other dishes.
Travelling through Maine on game day? You can’t pass up the chance to watch the big game at Benchwarmers. They usually offer specials, like the chance to enjoy the best wings in town for just .75¢ and a draft Bud Light for just $2.50 during the entire game. With wings as tasty as theirs, that’s a steal.
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