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Apr 10, 2011 11:09 PM

Best Wing in Manhattan?

Hi, all,
I'm searching for mouthwatering buffalo wings.
Where are people's favorite place to get these?

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  1. Not Buffalo, but Dinosaur BBQ has my favorite wings in NYC.

    Dinosaur Bar-B-Que
    777 W. 125th Street, New York, NY 10027

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    1. re: AdamD

      They are my favorite thing on their menu as well.

      1. re: AdamD

        Is the sauce on their wings the same as their barbecue sauce? I have always find their sauce way too sweet; it'd be too far off from a proper Buffalo wing for my palate.

        I've always found the wings at 1849 to be addictively good, but the service is so actively hostile and insulting towards the patrons that I refuse to go back anymore. Even the management was rude and actually lied to us on one occasion. I've been on the search for a good replacement -- on a recommendation I tried Wogie's, but while good, they weren't great.

        39 Greenwich Ave, New York, NY 10014

        183 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012

      2. It seems like the Old Town bar near Union Square gets singled out for its great wings a lot. I read something recently (Village Voice maybe?) that named it the best "bar snack" in NYC, though I have to say that sounds suspicious.

        1. RUB or Dinosaur for bbq wings
          Blue Smoke for chipotle wings
          Waterfront Ale House for their wings made with Sam's Famous hot sauce.

          RUB BBQ
          208 W 23rd St, New York, NY 10011

          Blue Smoke
          116 East 27th Street, New York, NY 10016

          Waterfront Ale House
          540 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10016

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          1. re: ESNY

            +1 for RUB. i prefer them to Dinosaur's.

            in a thread about wings, it would be wrong not to mention Croxley's. they're inconsistent, but at $0.10/pc, they're still good when they're bad. their beer menu is unmatched by many. unfortunately, the crowd can be undesirable at times.

            Croxley Ales
            28 Avenue B, New York, NY 10009

            1. re: coasts

              What are the wings like at Croxley's? I made the mistake of going when the boneless wings were on special and was served flakes of chicken breast in a sweet sauce. It was barely indistinguishable from bad General Tso's, but I wonder if I should give their regular wings another chance.

          2. Definitely Blondies on the Upper West Side. Had them after a few beers and they blew my mind. Big, Meaty, and the sauces are great.

            Classically one of the best wings i've had in NYC.

            212 W 79th St, New York, NY 10024

            1. Also not buffalo, but the spicy Korean style fried chicken wings at Bon Chon are lip searing, tongue tingling soy and garlic bites of heaven...can you tell I REALLY love this place? ;)


              Bon Chon Chicken
              104 John St, New York, NY 10038