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Best Wings in Winston-Salem

Are you on a quest to get your fingers messy? Of course, I’m talking about one of the most enjoyable, classic foods in America, chicken wings! From sweet to spicy, saucy, or dry-rubbed, we’ve got you covered with our list of the best chicken wings in town. 

Updated September 2023


Camel City BBQ 

ADDRESS | 701 N Liberty St 

This local BBQ spot is known for its brisket, but have you tried their smoked chicken wings yet? Their wings are thick and full of that smoky taste running deep into the center of its meat and then finished off with your choice of glazed flavors such as barbeque, hot, or sweet chili Thai.  Make sure to accompany it with some cheese fries and ranch on the side, and that my friends is perfection. 


Camel City BBQ


Honky Tonk Smokehouse

ADDRESS | 145 Jonestown Rd.

Honky Tonk is a small locally owned BBQ spot offering a variety of smoked meats and southern traditional style sides. Their chicken wings are seasoned and smoked for several hours over hickory wood, and yes their chicken wings really do fall off the bone.


Honky Tonk


J and J Food Mart

ADDRESS | 2022 S Broad St.

If you live in Winston-Salem and know the south side well, then you know this spot is for good its chicken wing special. For our outsiders or first-timers, you’ll think “chicken wings, at a convenience store?” Yup! J and J offers takeout only, but you will enjoy fresh, crispy, and affordable chicken wings that come with thick wedges, a drink, and 2 sauces to choose from.  


J and J Food Mart



ADDRESS | 6235 Towncenter Dr, Clemmons 

If you know your way around Clemmons, then you know this local spot. Mossy’s is a popular sports bar with several TVs to watch any game with your favorite beer on tap. Enjoy a great atmosphere and staff and some delicious traditional wings. Some of their popular flavors include lemon pepper, teriyaki, honey BBQ, hot & honey, and chipotle. Their wings come served with crunchy fresh celery and a choice of bleu cheese or ranch on the side.  



ADDRESS | 1615 Lewisville Clemmons Rd.

Serving wings since the 80s in Clemmons, NC, Ronni’s is one spot you don’t want to miss. With an already amazing variety of options on their menu, Ronni’s has been cooking up some of the best wings in town. Choose from a variety of sauces like buffalo, sesame ginger, bourbon, or on the spicier end, Jamaican Jerk, Korean Pepper, Jala Mango. Ronni’s has a little bit of everything for everyone to enjoy.


Little Richards

ADDRESS | 109 S Stratford Rd.

Born in North Carolina, this family-owned restaurant remains a top spot to visit for their BBQ plates and smoked wings. You can choose their regular wings or add their signature sauces like Alabama white (a savory, creamy, and zesty mayo-based sauce) or go bold with their Korean BBQ sauce (peppery and sweet Korean sauce with gochujang red Chile paste).


Waldo Wings

ADDRESS | 2855 Reynolda Rd.

Gather your friends and family and head to one of the hottest wing spots in the Triad. Waldo Wings serves great appetizers and burgers, but let’s talk wings. Whether you enjoy bone-in or boneless, they’ve got you covered with flavors like bourbon glaze, mandarin orange sesame ginger, or garlic romano. The choices are plenty and sides are available for a good combination.  


Burke St Pizza

ADDRESS | 1140 Burke St.

Famous for its New York Style pizza, Burke St.’s chicken wings are top-tier and remarkably delicious. Their wings come in plain, mild, hot, or if you need more spice in your life, try the hot garlic parm, sweet chili, or teriyaki. No matter how you choose to order, you’re in for some great wings. 


Burke St.

Foothills Brewpub

ADDRESS | 638 W Fourth St.

Their wings are served smoked or fried with sauces like Hoppyyum IPA bbq, sweet chili, or hot. So grab a seat, a cold beer, and get your fingers messy and enjoy.  


Vintage Sofa Bar

ADDRESS | 1001 Burke St.

A great atmosphere and drinks are not the only reason to visit this bar hidden away on Burke Street. They serve flavorful Jamaican jerk wings with sriracha ranch on the side for those who love hot, spicy wings.

East Coast Wings + Grill

ADDRESS | 4880 Country Club Rd., 5014 Peters Creek Pkwy., and 2894 Reynolda Rd.

Wings with customization your thing? Then you need to try East Coast Wings + Grill. They have 48 flavors to choose from, with traditional favorites like sweet BBQ and honey mustard to unique takes like Harvest Apple and Spiked Bourbon Street. You can also customize your heat level all the way from virgin (no heat) to insanity.


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