The 10 Best Wings in North Carolina!

Mouthwatering chicken wings are something North Carolina is not slacking on. Lover of traditional or boneless, wing fans everywhere can rejoice when they visit North Carolina with so many restaurants serving up the best of the best. Here are 10 of the best places to get chicken wings in North Carolina. Dig in! 

1. Moosehead Grill, Charlotte, NC

Moosehead Grill, voted best wings in Charlotte and earning second-place accolades at the national Buffalo Wing Competition, is home to award-winning wings that will certainly blow your mind. Unique options and classics are offered here: Uncle Donnie’s Famous Blackened Wings, chipotle barbecue, honey mustard and wasabi, as well as options like “Killer Bees” and “Hemoglobin.” Moosehead Grill is a must try for any wing lover. Looking for a wing that has passed the test of local or national levels of awards? Try Uncle Donnie’s Famous Blackened Wings or the “Hemoglobin” wings! 

2. Buffalo Brothers, Multiple locations

Spoil yourself at Buffalo Brothers. Here, the wings are authentic and served with either ranch or blue cheese. Feeling confident with your ability to hold your spicy wings? Buffalo Brothers has the Buffalo Brothers Ludicrous Challenge, finishing 10 wings in fiery sauce with no ranch or blue cheese, in less than 15 minutes. Win the challenge and you have earned yourself a free t-shirt! Enjoy your Buffalo wings traditional, or grilled or dig into the boneless wings with your choice of sauce.

3. Apex Wings Restaurant and Pub, Apex, NC

Open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. and open Sunday from noon until 9 p.m., Apex Wings has been serving up hot, delicious wings since 1993. Inexpensive wings that hit the spot in a variety of flavor options, from mild, medium, and hot to barbecue, mango habanero, spicy garlic, teriyaki, and sweet & spicy Thai chili. The wings are made-to-order to give you a personalized experience, the food is reasonably priced, and the staff is personable and amazing. Need to pair your wings with a drink? There are also great drink specials so take a sip and be prepared for an experience nothing short of phenomenal. 

4. Heavenly Buffaloes, Durham, NC

Serving up the best wings in all of Durham County, Heavenly Buffalos offers a variety of wings that will make your mouth water! From the wet options: mild, medium, hot, barbecue, garlic and teriyaki, to the dry options: Heavenly Buffalo, lemon pepper, ranch, and jerk, to name a few, take out or have your fresh wings delivered to you! Vegan? You can enjoy Heavenly Buffalos too with the vegan wings. Heavenly Buffalos is “the wing joint you’ve been looking for” and that will satisfy any wing need you may be having. 

5. Rally Point Sport Grill, Cary, NC

Rally Point Sport Grill of Cary is your home to traditional or boneless orders of wings with sauces that are melt-in-your mouth amazing. Choose from: Buffalo, Asian, Drew’s Funky Sauce, Santa Fe, Raaj’s Hot Curry, and more. Your wings are served with blue cheese or ranch dressing and celery. Fill up with incredible wings, interact with amazing staff and enjoy the casual environment. 

6. Phifer’s Hot Wings & BBQ, Statesville, NC

Delicious, Southern food, and great staff, Phifer’s offers chicken wings that are often talked about as the “best in town.” An amazing sauce to curb any craving, and at great prices, Phifer’s has wings and sides for a quick, filling lunch or dinner!

7. East Coast Wings & Grill, Multiple locations

Bringing great food to the table and an amazing experience to the people, East Coast Wings & Grill offers more than 50 wing flavors and other menu items to satisfy your hunger. Need further convincing? The wings are award-winning: Carolina Wing Festival Winner of 2011, National Buffalo Wing Festival for the traditional hot sauce, 2010 second place winner of the National Buffalo Wing Festival for creative spice, and Winston-Salem Journal Readers’ Choice Award for Best Wings in 2008 through 2010. Stop in for lunch or dinner to enjoy the variety of wings, superb service, and family friendly environment! 

8. Gumby’s Pizza, Raleigh, NC

All menu items at Gumby’s are made with the freshest ingredients and if you are looking to grab a slice with those wings, the pizza dough is made from scratch every day. Providing only the best customer service whether you are stopping in for lunch or a late-night bite, Gumby’s is worth the stop-by. 

9. Johnny’s Pizza, Apex, NC

A fantastic pairing to greet your stomach, wings and pizza at Johnny’s Pizza will leave you satisfied! Dine in to enjoy the clean, welcoming environment, and the pleasant staff. If you are in the Apex area, stop by Johnny’s Pizza. Whether you are up for dining in, fast delivery or fast takeout, order the traditional or boneless wings for an inexpensive, filling meal you will want again soon.

10. Lebowski’s Neighborhood Grill, Charlotte, NC

Award-winning wings, Lebowski’s serves up Buffalo-style, “jerkiyaki,” blackened, garlic parmesan and more with the choice between blue cheese or ranch dip. Holder of Excellence in Customer Satisfaction, and Best of the Best Charlotte’s Top Spots, Lebowski’s prides themselves on the amazing employees and delicious foods that make Lebowski’s a go-to spot in Charlotte. 

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