After asking the community what their favorite wing spots are across the region, these were the top 9 listed for must-try wing spots throughout Western New York.
All of the locations below have links to their menu's and reviews. Feel free to check them out!
With three locations, this Buffalo bar is known for their jumbo wings and beef on weck. Step into this pub style tavern to transport you to the "Quintessential American Canteen".
Elmos Bar & Restaurant
Starting in 1985, this restaurant and bar was named by one of the owners of Mighty Taco. Elmo's is known for its award winning wings and hamburgers and has remained a well-liked, independent location in Buffalo for many years.
Back in 2005, Ed and Alicia set out to make the best wings in the world. With their signature homemade sauces this wing stop now has two locations for for you to try their Award Winning Wings.
Nestled within historic Allentown, this restaurant is housed in an original Tift Row Home that was constructed in 1864! Expertly fried chicken wings to the perfect level of crispiness, this restaurant takes great pride in their flavor and texture.
Opened by late chef and owner Mark Gress, Nine-Eleven Tavern was established in 1981. With a back room and out door deck, this restaurant is a perfect place to sit down and enjoy what they're known for - their wings and tavern fare.
Adolf's Old First Ward Tavern
Founded in 1394, this Irish restaurant is known for their pub atmosphere and motto of "Bringing the old neighborhood back to the old neighborhood". They have a wide variety of beers on tap, including local brews, and an expansive list of food - highlighting their wings.
Duffs Famous Wings
n 1969, this famous wing restaurant served its first batch of chicken wings from their original location a corner Gin Mill at Sheridan Drive and Millersport Highway in Amherst, New York, just north of Buffalo. In 1985 Duff's was established as famous and now have many locations. They use the same tradition of making every batch of wings the same way Louise did when introducing them back in 1969, at EVERY location!
In 1964, Dominic Bellissimo asked his mother Teressa to make both him and his friends something to eat. Little did they know that the chicken wings with the secret sauce she seasoned them with would become the "Best Wings in the World". This location has many locations, one being in Niagara Falls, NY.
Mister B’s Restaurant
Mister B's is a famous eatery in Niagara Falls, NY that is known for their pizza and wings. Voted Buffalo's Best Wings in 2018!
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