Chicken wings may just be the perfect food. These savory appetizers are perfect for any occasion—be it game day, happy hour, or if you’re just looking for a cheat meal. The ever-popular buffalo wing may have originated in Buffalo, New York, but they’ve gone on to conquer menus across the nation. Here are the best places to get wings in Arizona.
Arizona’s most beloved wing spot is Native Grill & Wings. This iconic wing spot has been dishing up authentic Buffalo wings to locals since 1978. Native has since grown to encompass over 25 Arizona locations and has even expanded into six other states. They’ve done so by focusing on what they do best: Wings. Their crispy wings are doused in a spicy and savory Buffalo sauce. You can also get their wings traditional, boneless, or in strip style. You can order from a selection of 20 flavors including the popular honey hot, spicy honey mustard, and the dry rub asiago parmesan.
A trip to Wings Over Broadway isn’t complete without hot wings, cold beer, and good deals. This small Tucson hangout has been the recipient of many accolades, including the “Best Wings in Tucson” title by Tucson Weekly. You can order one of 15 flavors of perfectly crisp, lightly sauced wings by the dozen, four dozen, and even 100. You can also wash down your wings with one of 12 domestic and imported beers available in 16-ounce, 25-ounce draft, and pitcher size. You’ll also want to fight the crowds on Tuesday nights. Wings are only 50 cents each from 5:00-9:30 p.m. every Tuesday.
It’s all about the sauce at ATL Wings. ATL serves up 18 flavors of wings at their three Valley locations. You can order your wings classic Buffalo style, with a dry rub like the spicy ATL, or a barbeque flavor like honey habanero. If you’re looking to sweat, you can also try one of their seven levels of heat ranging from mild up to the red-hot toxic flavor. You can’t go wrong whether you like your wings traditional or boneless, with ranch or blue cheese, in a dry rub or hot. ATL is also renowned for their unexpected sides like honey biscuits, Kool-Aid, and bacon and cheese fries.
The Wing Counter serves crispy, home-style fried chicken wings that are packed with flavor. You can order your choice of 14 sauces and dry rubs to go with bone-in or boneless wings. The Wing Counter has tasty, unique flavors like Sriracha honey and savory dry-rubs like garlic parmesan. They also specialize in Buffalo wings. You can order Buffalo wings doused in three levels of heat including original, hot, and scorching. Scorching isn’t a misnomer. These wings are so hot that you have to sign a waiver in order to give them a try. You’ve been warned.
With a name like Long Wong’s, you wouldn’t expect world-class wings. However, Long Wong’s serves up some of Phoenix’s best and most authentic Buffalo wings. That’s because the owners hail from Buffalo, New York, and have been cooking up their signature Buffalo sauce for over 50 years. Every day, the staff makes their sauces from scratch before adding secret ingredients. Each wing is then deep-fried to perfection. You can’t go wrong with their original Buffalo flavoring whether you go with mild, hot, or suicide. Their wings are crispy on the outside, juicy on the inside, and get better with each bite.
The Hungry Monk has all the elements of a good sports bar. They have over 40 craft beers, 16 TV’s, and 14 flavors of wings available. Each wing order is custom-made for you to maximize your eating experience. You’ll have your choice of fried or grilled wings, your choice of sauce, and your choice of temperature. Temperatures range from regular to nuclear while flavors include classic Buffalo, honey mustard, and teriyaki. If you’re looking to save some money, head to the Hungry Monk on a Tuesday or Wednesday. They have 59-cent regular wings on Tuesdays and 59-cent boneless wings on Wednesdays along with specials on their rotating list of local craft beer.
Tucson residents don’t need to travel all the way to New York to get a taste of authentic Buffalo wings. Instead, they can head to the Wing Factory. The Wing Factory tops their wings with Frank’s RedHot, the same ingredient used at the Anchor Bar in Buffalo. You can order your wings naked or breaded and with your choice of hot sauce. Hot sauces range from mild all the way up to WMD—or “wings of mass destruction.” Come on a Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday for 65-cent traditional or boneless wings. The Wing Factory has good wings, good prices, and good ingredients for the true wing lover.
Casey Moore’s is a lot of things. It’s a historic building and Irish pub. It’s an oyster house in the middle of the desert. It’s also a hub for some really good wings. This bar and restaurant has some of the most celebrated wings in the state. You can try their Buffalo, chipotle, barbeque, or teriyaki wings during happy hour. You’ll get $2 off your wing order in addition to $1 off their large selection of draft beer. The meaty wings are a sauced to perfection and pair well with their Irish pub fare.
Goldie’s specializes in going big. It’s located in a two-story building with massive TV’s for watching sports. They sell large 32-ounce beers throughout the day. They also have some of the best deals around. Their wing special anchors their happy hour. You can get an order of wings every Monday-Friday from 3 p.m.-7 p.m. for just $7. Their sauce-drenched wings are served in a traditional Buffalo style or in their signature sweet Golden style. Be forewarned. Their medium wings are spicy enough to pass for hot wings meaning an extra hot order will likely be tear inducing.
There’s always a reason to go to K O’Donnell’s. You can go for their happy hour specials, their dog-friendly patio, or their team trivia night. Regardless the occasion, K O’Donnell’s is best enjoyed with an order of wings. Their grilled chicken wings are glazed with your choice of Buffalo, barbeque, volcano, honey hot, or with KO’s secret sauce. Their wings are sauced prior to grilling to ensure they’re soaking up maximum flavors. You can enjoy your wings while enjoying one of their 16 draft beers or enjoying a game on one of over 50 TVs.