Spicy or BBQ? 9+ Spots for Chicken Wings in Austin

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While Texas is known for our juicy BBQ… we also crave some red-hot spices as well! Chicken wings in Austin come in all sorts of flavor fusions and we’ve got our top picks ready for your salivating appetites! Support all of these local businesses and check out a range of homegrown Austin talent all with one thing in common: tender, fall-off-the-bone wings.

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Tommy Want Wingy

Ever heard of a chicken lollipop? You have now! Tommy Want Wingy is the best place in town to eat chicken wings that don’t look like your normal chicken wings. These carefully crafted wings are served lollipop style, which makes them super easy to bite into.

There’s a catch, though. If you go for one of their spicier flavors, your mouth will truly be on fire! This is definitely the place for you if you can handle the heat, but they also have mild flavors for everyone else. Not to mention, they serve Parmesan garlic fries and they are so good! They’re located at Cosmic Coffee, and conveniently on Rainey Street. You don’t need any other late night snack when you have wings and fries.

📍Multiple locations, check website for hours

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Black Sheep Lodge

Black Sheep Lodge is more than just a sports bar, they also happen to have some of the best wings in town!

Go on down south to this neighborhood bar and get you some delicious grub. They have 26 beers on tap, over 125 bottled beers, awesome burgers, and even better wings. Their flavors change weekly, and they’ll even get you some fried ones.

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Project Pollo

If you’re all for eating cruelty-free, we got you! Project Pollo has some dang good wings, and they’re all vegan!

Yep, these chicken wings are all plant-based. The 5 crispy wings are made with soy protein and served with their signature spicy garlic buffalo sauce served with ranch, or their house made creamy garlic parm served with buffalo. Their wings are only available on Wednesdays.

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Spicy Boys Fried Chicken

An East Austin staple, you’ve most likely already been to Spicy Boys Fried Chicken! If so, you know exactly why they’re in our top 5.

Spicy Boys, contrary to their name, isn’t that spicy. But for some, it might be! They serve two kinds of wings. There are boneless and cauliflower wing options. But let’s get real, we are going here for the chicken! Their fried wings are not only coated with their signature seasoning but can also be drenched in 4 Asian-inspired sauces. Check them out if you have not yet!

SUN | 12PM-8PM

📍 2400 E Cesar Chavez St #300, Austin, TX 78702

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So you may think why we would include a chain restaurant in this list, but Pluckers actually originated in Austin!

If you want some big wings, this is the spot to go. Especially if you love sports seeing as they have so many TVs showing games all over. From 5 piece meals to 100 piece spreads, Pluckers sends home happy groups. You can opt for bone-in or boneless, and choose from one of their many, many flavors.

📍 Multiple Locations in Austin

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hiWings Chicken House

For a hot wing creation involving combining southern fried chicken and Korean spice, hiWings is the spot to get the best of both worlds. They have an expansive menu of sides and starters like our faves jalapeño poppers and fried mushrooms. Get a variety of wing sizes, naked or battered with an option of their famous sauces. Or go for a combo for and try it all… or almost!

TUES-THURS | 11AM-2PM | 4:30PM-9:30PM
FRI | 11AM-2PM | 4:30PM-12AM
SAT | 12PM-12AM
SUN | 12PM-8:30PM

📍2525 W Anderson Ln #135, Austin, TX 78757

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The G Spot Wangs ‘n Thangs

Get ready to get sauced with some of the best chicken wings in Austin. The G Spot Wangs ‘n Thangs is home to sizeable wings with amazing sauce options like spicy buffalo, mango habanero, garlic parmesan, and lemon pepper. You an also get sides like waffle fries, onion rings, and tots to go with it!

FRI | 11AM-11PM

📍1606 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702

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Le Bleu

Home of the best banh mi and Vietnamese street food, you’re looking at some Vietnamese-style wings at Le Bleu! On their small bites options, we would go for some spring rolls, brussel sprouts, and a 5-piece chicken wing plate. Served with their passion fruit, green onion, and garlic-chili sauce, you’ve never had wings like this before!

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The Gossip Shack

Why is it called The Gossip Shack? Probably cause the wings are so damn good, it’s super top secret. They are the Baskin Robbins of chicken wings! Experts in flavors, The Gossip Shack has over 50 wing flavors. We’re not going to list them all so you’ll just have to go taste for yourself.


📍11101 Burnet Rd #120B, Austin, TX 78758

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Hailey Way

Hailey Way

An alum of University of Washington's Journalism program, Hailey's cultural beats include technology, style, and the arts. Writing eventually transitioned into editing content for SEO best practices in balance with brand storytelling. As a digital marketing strategist, she wears many hats consulting clients in B2B/B2C small business, e-commerce, film, cosmetology, and lifestyle brands. Since 2018 Hailey has been a contributing style editor for Gabriel & Co. New York. She currently resides in Austin, where she enjoys thrifting, exploring local businesses, pop up events, and nature.