The Best Wings in Philadelphia

The OpenTable Team

The City of Brotherly Love has become one of the most exciting cities in the United States; Philadelphia thrives with amazing history, fantastic cultural events and some of the best cuisines on the East Coast. Restaurants with the best wings in Philadelphia feature everything from traditional Philly style to modern, cutting-edge flavors, delivering the city a heaping serving of the classic pub fare. But where are the smartest, savviest diners in Philadelphia headed out to when they're looking for the best new wings in town? Welcome to the Tastemaker 20. Here, we've gathered together information from the city's in-the-know diners to put together this list of the best wings in Philadelphia. With everything from barbecue to buffalo and a wide range in between, the best wings in Philadelphia deliver great tastes for all visitors. Grab a table in Philadelphia and enjoy tonight!

Restaurants:Olly, Kalaya, Double Knot
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Contemporary American, Thai, Sushi
Neighborhoods:South Philly, Center City

Olly

$$$$·Contemporary American·
South Philly
101 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
Head out to Queen Village for some of the royal-level best wings in Philadelphia. Olly is a comfortable, welcoming local restaurant with an airy, sunny view out into this busy cornRead more
94% recommended
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Kalaya

$$$$·Thai·
South Philly
355 reviews
  • Spicy
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Authentic
This South Philadelphia staple presents some of the best Thai food to hungry diners throughout the city. A colorful and engaging restaurant, Kalaya focuses on traditional Thai reciRead more
98% recommended
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Double Knot

$$$$·Sushi·
Center City
2,332 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
This two-floor Japanese restaurant and “speakeasy” is one of the most inventive spots in Philadelphia. Hailing from acclaimed restauranteur Michael Schulson, Double Knot includes aRead more
96% recommended
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Rouge

$$$$·International·
Rittenhouse Square
394 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Romance
This longtime Rittenhouse Square favorite is one of the best places in Philadelphia for people-watching. Grab a seat in the heart of one of the city's most exciting districts and tRead more
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Pub & Kitchen

$$$$·American·
Center City
409 reviews
  • Casual
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Bar Seating
This sleek neighborhood tavern features some of the best chicken wings in Philadelphia. Stylish and modern with a classic feel, Pub & Kitchen is an excellent spot for dinner and a Read more
91% recommended
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SouthGate

$$$$·Contemporary Korean·
Rittenhouse Square
179 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fun
  • Neighbourhood Gem
A Rittenhouse square hot spot, Southgate features some of the best wings in Philadelphia amid comfortable decor. This cozy Korean-American restaurant draws inspiration from both stRead more
96% recommended

Bleu Sushi

$$$$·Japanese·
Center City
344 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Group Bookings
This Washington Square sushi standout features some of the best wings in Philadelphia. Bleu Sushi's standout Korean-style chicken wings come fried with honey sesame sauce. The wingRead more
95% recommended

P.j. Clarke's-Philadelphia

$$$$·American·
Old City
377 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Casual
  • Lunch
This 1880s-era Philadelphia institution features an eclectic menu of pub and tavern favorites. Start with the traditional buffalo chicken wings or home-made tater tots with cheddarRead more
86% recommended
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Makhani Modern Indian

$$$$·Indian·
Old City
43 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Casual
  • Cosy
One of Philadelphia's favorite Indian restaurants, Makhani is one of the best places in the city for wings. The restaurant leans heavily towards Northern Indian styles with traditiRead more
91% recommended
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Cheu Fishtown

$$$$·Japanese·
Fishtown
127 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Fun
Head into this Fishtown favorite for some of Philadelphia's best wings at Happy Hour. Taking place every day of the week, Cheu's Happy Hour features chicken wings, rangoons, pastraRead more
97% recommended
Best Value in Philadelphia

The Butcher Bar

$$$$·American·
Center City
871 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
Center City's Butcher Bar is the spot for some of the best wings in Philadelphia. The snacks menu is a playground of eccentric food creations. The confit duck wings include sweet cRead more
93% recommended
Brunch in Philadelphia

Del Frisco's Grille - Philadelphia

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Rittenhouse Square
744 reviews
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Good for a Date
  • Bar Seating
The Philadelphia installment of this nationally-renowned chain boasts some of the best dining and wings in the city. Head in for lunch and the “Made to Share” menu to try the restaRead more
Lunch in Philadelphia
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Sampan - Philadelphia

$$$$·Asian·
Center City
4,147 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
This intimate and colorful Center City favorite is one of Philadelphia's best spots for wings and Asian treats. The restaurant's Kung Pao chicken wing dish is a great way to startRead more
93% recommended
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The Twisted Tail

$$$$·American·
Society Hill
932 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Live Music
  • Comfort Food
This double-level Philly favorite is the place to go to see a show and grab some of the best wings in town. In the middle of Head House Square and Society Hill, The Twisted Tail isRead more
91% recommended
Lunch in Philadelphia

Pod

$$$$·Asian·
University City
3,156 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
  • Group Bookings
This hip and super-modern restaurant hails from celebrated Philly food scene icon Stephen Starr. It's one of the best spots for wings in Philadelphia. The sci-fi inspired interior Read more
86% recommended
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La Peg

$$$$·American·
Old City
821 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
La Peg features one of the best views and some of the best wings in Philadelphia. Settle into this upscale restaurant with high ceilings for a tremendous view of the city's BenjamiRead more
82% recommended

City Tap House - UC

$$$$·American·
University City
555 reviews
  • Casual
  • Fun
  • Group Bookings
Beers and wings are one of the world's unbeatable combinations. Few places in Philadelphia do it better than the City Tap House. Stop in for dinner to grab some of the restaurant'sRead more
93% recommended
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Smokin' Betty's

$$$$·Comfort Food·
Center City
1,539 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Casual
  • Bar Seating
Smokin' Betty's is where diners will find some of the best wings in Philadelphia. This longtime local favorite is full of hearty American comfort food dishes. Start with the Betty'Read more
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Bar Amis

$$$$·Italian·
South Philly
630 reviews
  • Casual
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Bar Seating
Italian South Philadelphia dining gets a modern twist at Bar Amis. This local Navy Yard favorite is an engaging, lively spot with some of the best wings in Philadelphia. Grab a tabRead more
94% recommended
Best Ambience in Philadelphia
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Square 1682

$$$$·American·
Center City
1,778 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Bar Seating
  • Cosy
A modern American highlight in the middle of Center City, Square 1682 is one of the city's top spots for Happy Hour dining. Head into the weekday Happy Hour for specials on drinks,Read more
86% recommended
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