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The Best Wings in Denver

Perched within the Rocky Mountains, Denver represents one of America's fastest-growing cities - and the culinary scene of Denver has flourished along with it. The best wings in Denver show off the city's diverse influences, creating a versatile meal that elevates the traditional American bar snack to new heights in the Mile High City. But where are Denver's smartest, savviest diners heading out to when they need a wing fix? Welcome to the Tastemaker 20. Here, we've gathered data from the city's most in-the-know diners to find the best wings in Denver. From hidden neighborhood bars and raucous sports pubs to upscale restaurants and taverns, the best wings in Denver provide an ideal quick bite during a ballgame or even a full sit-down meal. Grab a few napkins (or wet-naps) and chow down on some wings tonight!

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13 Restaurants
Updated 29 January 2021
Restaurants:Acova, Ace Eat Serve, Q House
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Comfort Food, Asian, Contemporary Asian
Neighborhoods:Highlands, Uptown, Central
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Acova

$$$$
Comfort Food
Highlands
4.6
1347 reviews
Head down to the city's happening LoHi neighborhood to enjoy some of the best wings in Denver. The famous Acova wings are smoke-brined, roasted, and flash-fried with either chipotle honey or buffalo sauce. They're one of the highlights on Acova's excellent appetizers menu. Pair them with the diablo eggs with house hot sauce and prosciutto crumbs or potato and cheese pierogis with bacon, onions, and sour cream. Cocktails are also one of the specialties at Acova. The menu is full of creations like "Ah, the Old North Denver Smash + Grab" with rye, ginger liqueur, maple syrup, and muddled orange.

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Ace Eat Serve

$$$$
Asian
Uptown
4.6
713 reviews
Ping Pong and chicken wings. This unbeatable combination drives the super-fun Ace Eat Serve restaurant off of 17th Avenue. It's ideal for a date night or a group of friends. Grab a reservation to try pong and to try out some of the best wings in Denver. The "Tiger Wings" are crispy chicken wings in a sweet and salty tiger sauce, and the "Naked Wings" are crispy marinated. Ace Eat Serve features large table-sized plates of Asian favorites, including grilled black pepper steak, crispy beef, and "blistered" green beans.

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Q House

$$$$
Contemporary Asian
Central
4.8
528 reviews
This lively Chinese restaurant by City Park offers one of Denver's most exceptional dining experiences. Stop by the Q House after strolling through City Park or the Denver Zoo to enjoy the restaurant's superb, creative Chinese cuisine. The Q House wings are some of the best wings in Denver. These treats come with black bean garlic oil and a tomatillo-ginger sauce. For the main course, try the Yunnan-style fried rice with ham, potato, and peas or the duck lo mein with confit duck leg and napa cabbage. Dessert at the Q House features a coconut cheesecake with Oreo crust or almond cardamom pudding with seasonal fruit.

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Mehak India's Aroma

$$$$
Indian
Cherry Creek
4.6
469 reviews
The distinct taste of Indian spiced wings is available at the celebrated Mehak's India's Aroma restaurant in Denver's Cherry Creek. This sleek and engaging restaurant features Murg Wings, spicy marinated chicken wings cooked in a traditional clay pot. Pair the wings with some of the chicken chili or lamb saute for an appetizer. Mehak's comprehensive Indian food menu also includes Mattar paneer, chicken tikka masala, lamb vindaloo, and butter chicken. Try the gulab jamun pastry dumplings or mango kulfi for dessert.

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The Preservery

$$$$
Contemporary American
River North (Denver)
4.0
488 reviews
The Preservery is a hip, cutting-edge city hot spot that boasts some of the best wings in Denver. The restaurant is in a comfortable warehouse/market format, perfect for mingling and enjoying the restaurant's excellent cuisine. Start with the Coop's World Famous Wings. These wings come in rosemary garlic buffalo or Irv's bbq sauce and garlic aioli flavors. The "Coopdaville Burger" is also one of the menu's highlights. This hearty dish features wagyu beef, bacon, braised pork, cheddar and jack cheese, barbecue sauce, and field greens. For a drink? Try the Kentucky mule, made with Old Forester bourbon, lime, and ginger beer.

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Zocalito Latin Bistro

$$$$
Mexican
Downtown / LoDo
4.3
232 reviews
Chef Michael Beary brings his trademark flavors to this upscale neighborhood favorite bistro. His authentic chicken wings are some of the menu's highlights. These spicy, dry-rubbed wings come with the restaurant's exclusive chili blends. Wings come in either a mild spicy Peruvian or Oaxacan flavors, spicy Escondido, or Smoky Pasilla versions. The Smoky Pasilla wings feature Oaxaca mountain smoked chilis. The other can't-miss option on the Zocalito menu are the cheese dips. Choose from either the chorizo and poblano or sauteed mushroom and pumpkin seed flavors, made with pepper jack and panela cheeses.

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Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar - Glendale

$$$$
Seafood
Cherry Creek
4.5
1446 reviews
Jax Fish House & Oyster bar is an elegant seafood destination in LoDo. Head out to this upscale and lively restaurant during happy hour to try a delicious twist on the wing appetizer. Go for the bacon fat chicken thighs, made with Jax hot sauce, garlic butter, and scallions. The Jax seafood selection is also one of the best in the city. Go for the charbroiled, mushroom butter, or hot-sauce butter infused Jax Creole oysters. Jax also features chicken and crawfish gumbo with andouille sausage and made-to-order seafood chowder with potato, bacon, and sweet onion.

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Marco’s Coal Fired

$$$$
Italian
Downtown / LoDo
4.8
1074 reviews
Denver's Coors Field is one of the best ballparks in America, with comfortable seats and some incredible views of the city. Marco's Coal Fired is a nearby favorite hangout for Rockies fans on their way or coming from a game. This exciting pizza spot also features some of the best wings in Denver. Try the jumbo Limoncello chicken wings with Vidalia onions, or the Calabrian chicken wings with focaccia. Grab one of the Marco's coal-fired New York-style pizzas for the main course. The "Manhattan" pizza features chicken breast, pine nuts, and red onion.

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D Bar Denver

$$$$
American
Uptown
4.7
1768 reviews
Head uptown to grab some of Denver's finest wings at D Bar. This hip after-work spot offers excellent deals on craft beer, wine, and its trademark crispy chicken wings during the happy hour. The lunch and dinner menu also features some intriguing options, like the Southern Fried Belgian Sandwich. This mixture of European and Southern dining styles features fried chicken on a cheesy-chive waffle with honey mustard. Try one of D Bar's excellent local beer selections, like the Renegade 1916 Colorado lager or the Epic "Escape to Colorado" IPA.

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Thirsty Lion Gastropub – Denver, CO

$$$$
Contemporary American
Downtown / LoDo
4.5
1184 reviews
The Thirsty Lion is a great Denver spot for a few brews and some great food. Stop into this LoDo neighborhood attraction after a day visiting the nearby breweries or museums to relax with friends or family and a great meal. For a creative twist on tradition wings, opt for the hand-breaded chicken tenderloins or the spicy fried chicken sliders to start a meal. Grab one of the Thirsty Lion's exceptional burgers for the main course. Try the gorgonzola-infused Gastropub burger or the barbecue white cheddar burger. The Thirsty Lion's "Colorado Flight" of beers includes selections from local favorites like Comrade, Odell, Boulder, and Funkwerks.

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Henry's Tavern - Denver

$$$$
Sports Bar
Downtown / LoDo
3.9
456 reviews
Henry's Tavern is a straightforward American pub and brewhouse with some of the best wings in Denver. Grab some of the classic spicy buffalo wings, bourbon brown sugar Brussels sprouts, or the country-fried calamari to start the meal. The Henry's menu also features hand-stretched barley malt pizzas and a menu of signature burgers. Pair the meal with one of the local craft beers from Colorado Native or Upslope. The restaurant also boasts Henry's 12th Street IPA, a collaboration with Colorado's Ninkasi Brewing Company.

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The Lobby - Denver

$$$$
American
Downtown / LoDo
4.5
699 reviews
This downtown restaurant by Coors Field is perfect for dining before or after a ballgame. For an appetizer, try their take on the chicken wing with some of the "Finger-Lickin' Good" chicken. These treats include a choice of plum sauce, bbq, liquid gold, buffalo or inferno sauce. Head in during happy hour for a menu of creative concoctions. The "Edibles" menu features "The Dankness," with bread pudding, cream cheese frosting, and apple butter. Also try the "Chuck Norris," a chop burger on Texas Toast with "liquid gold" sauce.

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Del Frisco's Grille - Cherry Creek

$$$$
Steakhouse
Cherry Creek
4.4
1829 reviews
The Denver outpost of this nationally-renowned steakhouse chain features exceptional service alongside prime steaks, seafood, and wings. Pick from the excellent Del Frisco's wine selection and grab some of the restaurant's excellent appetizers to start. The lunch menu's roasted wings include a Buffalo dry rub along with avocado ranch and blue cheese dressing. Try the "shellfish plateau" with Alaskan king crab legs, iced jumbo shrimp, and chilled crab claws. Go for the filet medallions with chateau mashed potatoes for an entree.

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