Milwaukee wings guide
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Although Milwaukee is known as Brew City and the custard capital, there is another hidden specialty they have: wings. Our city has wings places all over the place.
Some have special sauces, come in large quantities and are even award-winning. Where are all these wings you might ask? Well, no worries; we got you covered. Here are just some of the places around Milwaukee that are known for crave-worthy wings.
1247 N. Water St., (414) 221-9999
Although they are known for their burgers, they also offer wings by the pound. They come covered in either buffalo or barbecue with a dipping sauce for $9.
724 E. Layton St., (414) 483-0345
This airplane-themed restaurant is a place you need to be on Thursday night to get a dozen buffalo wings for $8.00.
1304 12th Avenue, (262) 618-2181
Atlas BBQ is known for their sauces that are made from scratch. They have a variety of sauces that could satisfy anyone's taste buds. Their smoked wings come in a quantity of six whole wings for $9.95 and 12 whole wings for $17.95. But if you stop by on a Monday you can enjoy wings for $0.50.
Aviator Sports Bar and Grille
5105 S. Howell Ave., (414) 831-3666
They are famous for their $9.99 jumbo fried wings that are covered in either mild, hot, nuclear, sweet chili, Sriracha, sweet ginger or BBQ sauce.
2336 N. Farwell Ave., (414) 551-2166
Bee's Cuisine has a different take on wings. They stuff noodles, carrots, cabbage and onions inside for a unique flavor.
Bender's Sports Pub
1102 E. Paradise Dr., (262) 306-9464
This pub can definitely be your wings hook-up since they have a whole section on their menu dedicated to wings. They have 11 different sauces, but are famous for their Cajun BBQ.
Black Rose Irish Pub
2856 N. Oakland Ave., (414) 763-6526
If you stop in on Monday, you can get wings for $.40. They have unique sauces like bacon ranch and honey chipotle that you can't get anywhere else.
Brown Bottle Pub
221 W. Galena St., (414) 539-6450
The Brown Bottle Pub is back – and so are tasty wings.
20290 W. Bluemound Rd., (262) 782-8670
Grab some friends and order the Papa Moose (30 wings), you will even have 17 different sauces to choose from to cover them.
Chicken and Grill House
3526 W Silver Spring Dr., (414) 527-6700
If you don't feel like making the trek to a restaurant, this place will deliver a variety of different wings right to your door. If you make your order $30 or more, delivery is free.
2501 S Superior St, (414) 483-6335
They are known for some of the best bar food in Milwaukee as well as for having our city's best hot wings, so you must stop in to try some for yourself.
Drink Wisconsinbly Pub
135 E. National Ave., (414) 930-0929
This Walker's Point newcomer offers up their own version of wings all while feeling like the Northwoods.
833 N Jefferson St., (414) 765-0615
Elsa's have three different types of wings: buffalo, teriyaki, and soy and ginger. Not sure which to try? No worries; they also offer a combo platter, so you can get all three.
Fire on Water
518 N Water St., (414) 291-4411
For $6.50, you can get eight wings served Fire on Water style with their flaming hot sauce. If you don't think you can handle that, they have milder sauces to offer as well.
Jack Rabbit Slim's
8028 W. National Ave., (414) 344-8117
Enjoy chicken wings which have been marinated, smoked and fried. Served with carrots, celery and blue cheese dressing, the wings come with a choice of sauces including Carolina mustard, Kansas City barbecue, mango habanero, mahogany melon, Thai curry and sinister (the hottest of the bunch).
JJ Fish and Chicken
1334 N 35th St., (414) 935-1000
Chicken is in their name, so you can do no wrong. They have multiple locations in Milwaukee, but wherever you go, you can fried fresh buffalo and honey barbecue wings.
1030 E Juneau Ave., (414) 272-0011
Try their house-made style buffalo sauce – or mix things up and get your wings served up Stein-style.
Leff's Lucky Town
7208 W. State St., (414) 258-9886
Their finger-lickin' Tuesdays offer $0.50 wings with a choice of their flavor sauce of the week.
733 Pennsylvania Ave., (414) 453-9672
Legend Larry's have national award-winning wings that you have to try at some point in your lifetime.
Mad Dog Saloon
4395 South 76th St., (414) 238-2111
They have Mad Dog Bones wings for $9.75 for you to enjoy, so be sure to stop in to have some.
8911 W National Ave., (414) 800-6640
They have large chicken wings with lots of meat on the bone, giving it lots of flavor even without the sauce.
Mainstream Bar and Grill
404 W Main St., (262) 544-6222
Mainstream has not only one, but two special wings nights. You can buy them for $0.45 each or $0.55 each if you want them boneless.
340 W. Kilbourn Ave., (414) 271-3414
Take a break from eating their burgers and check out their very own specialty, Goolsby's famous meaty wings.
6732 W Fairview Ave., (414) 292-3969
This Southern cuisine restaurant is only open for dinner time, but has hickory smoked wings to offer with some zesty barbecue sauce and bleu cheese sauce to dip them in.
5901 W. Bluemound Rd., (414) 475-7546
Try the sweet maple bourbon and enjoy some big and meaty wings at this West Side staple.
Milwaukee Ale House
233 N Water St., (414) 276-2337
Come on by Monday through Friday to get their chicken wings for $0.60 during their happy hour 3-6 p.m. They even use MKE Brewing Company's Louise Demise to add some flavor to their barbecue sauce.
Milwaukee Brat House
1013 Old World Third St., (414) 273-8709
Try some "totally killer" wings that are wet but not drenched with sauce such as house buffalo or ginger teriyaki.
Mo's Irish Pub
142 W. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 272-0721
Their boneless wings are easy to eat and can come smothered in their very own Mo's Spicy Buffalo sauce.
Motor @ Harley Davidson
400 West Canal St., (877) 436-8738
After checking out the museum, stop in to try their wings. You can get one pound of wings with a choice of trying their wing of the month.
231 E North Ave., (414) 562-4444
No, not the New York Police Department. This is a pizza delivery place that will bring wings right to your door until 2 a.m.
On the Clock Bar and Grill
4301 S Howell Ave., (414) 744-2383
Sundays are the time you should come by here for their all-you-can-eat bone-in wings for $15.
O'Brien's Irish Pub
4928 W Vliet St., (414) 453-6200
Hot Jameson and Coke and Chipolte Mango are sauces that you can smother your chicken wings if you head here.
O'Lydia's Bar and Grill
338 S. 1st St., (414) 271-7546
Offered from lunch-late night, you have to stop in to try the O'Lydia's famous wings for $10.50.
2491 S Superior St., (414) 747-1007
Palomino does not have your typical buffalo wings. They have Toffalo wings for $12, which features a chipotle-sorghum glaze or hot sauce.
8031 W Greenfield Ave., (414) 257-2854
Paulie's offers you Paulie's orginal breaded chicken wings with unique sauces like drunken cherry, spicy bacon and forbidden fruit that you must try in your lifetime.
1827 N. Farwell Ave., (414) 289-9993
Open as late as 4 a.m., Pizza Shuttle can get you your wing fix at any time of day and night. They have a variety of sauces and quantities to choose from.
Points East Pub
1501 Jackson St., (414) 277-0122
Points East was voted Best Wings by OnMilwaukee readers for these past two years. They are hand-sauced grilled wings that come in quantities of 6, 12, or 18 with celery and dipping sauce.
Quaker Steak and Lube
4900 S. Moorland Rd., (262) 754-9090
Come here for some award-winning wings and to have a choice of 24 sauces featuring their new smoked jalapeno honey.
6715 W. North Ave., (414) 607-1045
The wings come in a variety of sauces in the formely Shepherd's in Wauwatosa.
Red Rock Saloon
1227 N. Water St., (262) 431-0467
Try some of their barbecue wings, or try some of their Takin' Care of Business wings that are so spicy you need to sign a waiver for it. Come on by if you are up for the challenge.
Silver Spring House
6655 N. Green Bay Ave., 414-352-3920
They are an American comfort food restaurant, so of course, they have wings to offer up. When you buy their wings, it is served with their homemade, must-try bleu cheese dressing.
Skybox Sports Bar
2213 N. Doctor Martin Luther King Dr., (414) 810-0763
On Wing Wednesdays, this is the place to be with their root beer barbecue wings or just the classic buffalo. You really can't go wrong by stopping by.
Spitfires on State
5018 W State St., (414) 777-5060
They offer fresh wings with homemade sauces, which you can't get much better than that. Their sauces have a large variety and have unique names like devils balls, peach heat, blueberry barbecue and hurt so good.
St. Francis Brewery
3825 S. Kinnickinnic Ave, 414-744-4448
Come for the beer, but stay for the wings. Try something new by covering your wings with their unique smoked root beer barbecue sauce
The Corner Pub
7602 W Lisbon Ave., (414) 447-9356
Wing night is Thursday! They even have a new flavor, hot honey, to offer.
The Neighbors Bar and Grill
S16 W22255 Arcadian Ave., (262) 408-5872
They have six homemade sauces for you to try out on your wings like spicy garlic, barbecue and more for you to enjoy.
8001 W Greenfield Ave., (414) 258-9110
They are award-winning wings that come with a variety sauces that will satisfy anyone's tastebuds. They even have a sauce of the week for you to stop in to try.
8408 W Lisbon Ave., (414) 616-8881
These are not your typical wings, they are Chinese chicken fried. They come in quantities of six and 12. Buy some so you can see what they're all about.
2086 S. Miller Park Way, (414) 649-9464
4828 S. 76th St., (414) 282-9464
Wings are their thing, and they have lots of them to offer. The best part is you pick them up from the stop and can bring them home to enjoy.
76 Steak and Potato
7601 W Hampton Ave., (414) 536-6757
Steak and Potato is in their name, but they have wings up the wazoo here. You can get up to 200 wings, which could leave you with leftovers forever. But hey, that's nothing to complain about.
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