Food & Drink

The top 8 chicken wings in Seattle

Published On 08/22/2013 Published On 08/22/2013
Seattle Best Wings
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1. Roxbury Lanes 2823 SW Roxbury Ave, Seattle, WA 98126 (South Seattle)

If you're in need of a throwback, head to Roxbury Lanes for some goold, ol' fashioned bowling, beer, and some of the best wings in town.

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2. Cha:n 86 Pine St, Seattle, WA 98101 (Downtown)

Cha:n's a Korean restaurant downtown serving up traditional and modern cuisine alongside a lengthy Asian-inspired cocktail and wine list.

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3. Tat's Delicatessen 159 Yesler Way, Seattle, WA 98104 (Pioneer Square)

Tat’s Deli is well known for a bevy of its jam-packed sandwiches, but its classic Philly cheesesteak sandwich takes the crown. Tat’s offers four different variations: a chicken cheesesteak, a pizza steak (with Tat’s marinara and mozzarella), a hoagie steak (topped with lettuce, tomato, and onion for no extra charge), and the OG, which you should order with and Ice-T, obviously. This esteemed P Square spot sports digs lined with simple wooden two-tops and a handful of banquettes, including now serving beer and wine to go with their East-coast-style-awesome sandwiches.

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4. Slim's Last Chance 5606 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98108 (Georgetown)

Slim's is the best place to kick back with some brew and some exceptional wings. Don't say we didn't warn you.

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5. Palace Kitchen 2030 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98121 (Belltown)

Palace Kitchen is a wing haven. Meaning, their wings are exceptional and you should try them. They also have great desserts and a pretty impressive happy hour.

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6. 663 Bistro 663 S Weller St, Seattle, WA 98104 (Intl District)

This Chinese-BBQ-fusion joint is one not to be missed, especially at 3a Sunday morning when you're craving their salt and pepper wings.

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7. The Attic Alehouse & Eatery 4226 E Madison ST, Seattle, WA 98112 (Madison Park)

Well-worn sports hang The Attic is famous for being just steps away from the beach at Madison Park, and for its deep-fried wings w/ buffalo sauce topped with a smattering of sesame seeds/chives, and served with the classic -- blue cheese & celery sticks.

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8. TanakaSan 2121 6th Ave, Seattle, WA 98121 (Downtown)

As the sole purveyors of the sake slushy, this local Seattle eatery is serving a creative roster of original Asian-inspired dishes. The space, itself, is clean and simple, with long communal teakwood tables, ornate iron-wrought dividers, and a clamoring open kitchen. The food, on the other hand, is complex and multilayered, with dishes like caramelized coconut beef, sweet-soy-chicken katsu omelettes, and perhaps most importantly, the spot's famous chicken wings -- tossed in Serrano chili, toasted garlic, and caramel, and fried twice for maximum crisp. To complete your sticky poultry feast, the beverage list (in addition to the sake slushies), offers a series of inventive house cocktails, a full catalog of beers on tap, and 10 separate varieties of Japanese whiskey.