There are very few foods – besides burgers and ribs – that are this tasty, so we decided to share the very best spots for Detroit chicken wings.
From the huge portions served in sports bars to the BBQ joints and classy restaurants… We love ’em all! Whatever type of wing you love, there is something here for you. Just grab a big handful of napkins and get ready to get stuck in.
Round up a couple of friends, work up an appetite and get ready to try out the very best Detroit chicken wings spots…
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They win awards for their wings at a local and a national level. You only have to see them on huge platters to start licking your lips, and know you are in for a serious treat.
They now have five locations which is a good thing: you you never want to be too far away from them! There’s lots of great sauces, but you can’t look past the classic buffalo. Off-the-charts good.
Wing Snob have four locations in the state of Michigan, and even plan to branch beyond the state lines soon. Anybody who has tasted their wings knows this is a small chain that has a huge future.
Their wings are big, plum and juicy; when served with loaded fries they’re just about the best cheat meal you could ever wish for.
This is a New American jazz-style restaurant, where it is as much about the overall experience and live music as the food.
They serve up really authentic catfish, burgers and great lamb chops, but you simply have to start your meal with the wings. They are so good you could even double up and have them as a main course.
City Wings is a simple counter serve restaurant where everything is stripped back and the focus is very much on the food.
The spicy wings are seriously good – as soon as you see the little flecks of chili coated to the meat you know you are going to be in for a test. Grab a dozen with a blue cheese dip and you will be in heaven.
A stationary food truck in Southwest Detroit that is passionate about economic development and health awareness of the Southwest Detroit community. The sort of place that is about so much more than just amazing food.
They are locally famous for their sandwiches, but our advice would be to get the wings on the side as an extra treat. The sauces take them to a whole new level.
The tavern is located in the heart of Detroit’s historic district with roots that date back to the mid-1800s as one of the city’s first buildings.
They are famous for the bar food in general, including really great burgers, but the wings steal the show. A dozen of them with fries and an ice cold beer is as good as life gets. Pure perfection.
You’ll find this Thai street food point as part of a group of restaurants inside some chic re-used shipping containers.
The perfect place to come with a group of friends and sample various types of food and beer, without all having to eat the same style. The Asian-style wings are full of flavour and have a unique and spicy twist to them. Divine.
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