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Where to Eat Crispy, Saucy Chicken Wings in Dallas

From basic Buffalo to cheese-drenched Korean wings, these fly to the top

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Whether an accompaniment to a football game and beer or just a slightly messy dinner, there’s no denying the appeal of an excellent chicken wing. From seriously crisp Korean versions to traditional Buffalo wings, these 10 Dallas establishments serve up the sauciest, crispiest, juiciest wings in the city.

Go forth, and get ready to use a lot of napkins as you make your way through this list of spots serving Dallas’s best chicken wings.

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Armoury D.E.

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Because Armoury is open until 2 a.m., the Darkwing Drums (also known as duck wings) tossed in a spicy mango-peach chili sauce are a perfect late-night snack.

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Ten Bells Tavern

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The spicy, saucy wings at this beloved North Oak Cliff bar are a favorite of the late-night crowd, especially when paired with a basket of the chips and curry.

Rice Chicken

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Bring a few friends and share a massive plate of chicken wings at this Carrollton spot known for its shatteringly-crisp batter. Wings here can be sauced in soy, honey garlic, or a completely addictive sweet-spicy sauce. Bone-in and boneless wings are both options.

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Mike's Chicken

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Tender, juicy, perfectly-crisp wings await at this under-the-radar fried chicken gem. Pair a choice of tenders (hey, they’re boneless wings, right?) or bone-in wings with a variety of sauces like spicy barbecue, buffalo sauce, and a ton of excellent sides.

Nurungji Chicken/누릉지통닭/치킨

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Alongside its signature dish, the crispy, cheesy Nurungji chicken, diners can also find excellent (and well-priced) wings at this Koreatown haunt. Stick with the plain wings, or amp up an order with mango-habanero, buffalo, or extra-spicy sauce. Need to order for a crowd? Nurungi sells an order of 100 wings for less than a buck each.

Angry Dog

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A favorite for Deep Ellum revelers, the wings at Angry Dog have a devoted loyal following. Typical buffalo and lemon pepper options are on offer, along with a super-hot version that only serious pepper junkies should consume.

Zaap Kitchen Lao & Thai Street Eats

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Fried to a perfect crisp and showered in even crispier garlic, the Laotian-style wings at Zaap are an essential order. Consider trying them as part of the “Zaap combo,” which pairs those wings with sticky rice and a refreshing papaya salad.

Phat Wings

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Schlep out to Mesquite for PHAT (pretty hot and tasty) wings that have earned a devoted following. With sauces ranging from Napalm fire (as spicy as it sounds) to dry rubs like “radical ranch” and lemon pepper,” the options here are both abundant and reasonably priced.

Press Box Grill

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Belly up to the bar at this popular Downtown haunt for plenty of beer and breaded jumbo wings tossed in barbecue or Buffalo sauce. Still craving wings but need something allegedly healthy? Try the buffalo chicken salad, served with spicy chicken strips, bleu cheese dressing, and tomato.

The Mucky Duck Bar

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This Addison Circle bar is popular among sports enthusiasts, and the wings are at least partly why. Combine the lemon pepper and Buffalo sauces for a truly transcendent chicken wing experience.

Armoury D.E.

Because Armoury is open until 2 a.m., the Darkwing Drums (also known as duck wings) tossed in a spicy mango-peach chili sauce are a perfect late-night snack.

Armoury DE

Ten Bells Tavern

The spicy, saucy wings at this beloved North Oak Cliff bar are a favorite of the late-night crowd, especially when paired with a basket of the chips and curry.

Rice Chicken

Bring a few friends and share a massive plate of chicken wings at this Carrollton spot known for its shatteringly-crisp batter. Wings here can be sauced in soy, honey garlic, or a completely addictive sweet-spicy sauce. Bone-in and boneless wings are both options.

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Dinner time. Last small group of the year

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Mike's Chicken

Tender, juicy, perfectly-crisp wings await at this under-the-radar fried chicken gem. Pair a choice of tenders (hey, they’re boneless wings, right?) or bone-in wings with a variety of sauces like spicy barbecue, buffalo sauce, and a ton of excellent sides.

Nurungji Chicken/누릉지통닭/치킨

Alongside its signature dish, the crispy, cheesy Nurungji chicken, diners can also find excellent (and well-priced) wings at this Koreatown haunt. Stick with the plain wings, or amp up an order with mango-habanero, buffalo, or extra-spicy sauce. Need to order for a crowd? Nurungi sells an order of 100 wings for less than a buck each.

Angry Dog

A favorite for Deep Ellum revelers, the wings at Angry Dog have a devoted loyal following. Typical buffalo and lemon pepper options are on offer, along with a super-hot version that only serious pepper junkies should consume.

Zaap Kitchen Lao & Thai Street Eats

Fried to a perfect crisp and showered in even crispier garlic, the Laotian-style wings at Zaap are an essential order. Consider trying them as part of the “Zaap combo,” which pairs those wings with sticky rice and a refreshing papaya salad.

Phat Wings

Schlep out to Mesquite for PHAT (pretty hot and tasty) wings that have earned a devoted following. With sauces ranging from Napalm fire (as spicy as it sounds) to dry rubs like “radical ranch” and lemon pepper,” the options here are both abundant and reasonably priced.

Press Box Grill

Belly up to the bar at this popular Downtown haunt for plenty of beer and breaded jumbo wings tossed in barbecue or Buffalo sauce. Still craving wings but need something allegedly healthy? Try the buffalo chicken salad, served with spicy chicken strips, bleu cheese dressing, and tomato.

The Mucky Duck Bar

This Addison Circle bar is popular among sports enthusiasts, and the wings are at least partly why. Combine the lemon pepper and Buffalo sauces for a truly transcendent chicken wing experience.

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