Football season is around the corner! Where do San Diegans go to get our wings and watch the game? Whether you like them falling-off-the-bone tender or crispy and smothered in sauce, chicken wings are the perfect go-to snack during the football season. Throw out the forks and knives and roll up your sleeves – it’s about to get messy! Share them with the table or make them a meal for one; these wings are sure to make your mouth water.
Carlsbad’s newest addition Park 101 has created a new Monday Night Football menu for fans up North looking to catch the game. This outdoor, multi-level dining complex has over 32 beers on draft to wash down all the delicious bites. Grab your Wings by the Pound, available in three different flavors: House BBQ, Park Buffalo Sauce or a Dry Sweet Heat Rub. These smoked chicken wings are fried to order and served with ranch or blue cheese and carrots and celery. Other Monday night menu offerings include Fried Pickles N Co., Grizzly Fries, Park Poppers and more.
Located in the heart of downtown’s Gaslamp Quarter is The New Yorker Pizzeria & Bar. Chicken wings first gained popularity on the East Coast, so it seems only fitting that The New Yorker would be rumored to have the best wings in San Diego! Come take a trip to the Big Apple at this East Coast style pizzeria and bar for a true taste of New York’s sought after dish. If you think you can handle the heat, order the Hot Buffalo Style Wings, juicy wings doused in a zesty buffalo sauce that are sure to kick your chicken wing cravings to the curb. Order up the still spicy, sweetened with tangy mango 5 Chile Mango Wings to cool off those fire-filled mouths.
In addition to their perfect handcrafted pizzas, Woodstock’s Pizza’s savory Man Cave Wings are not to be ignored. Swing by any one of their six locations to try these tender chicken wings coated in their spicy buffalo, honey barbeque or smoking dry rub sauce. Enjoy them as they come, or try dipping them in Woodstock’s signature ranch, bleu cheese, honey mustard, or creamy sriracha side sauces. Whether you are looking for the perfect midday snack or are looking to feed the family, orders of 6, 12, or 18 zesty wings are available all day long.
For the ultimate wing experience, visit Pillbox Tavern and Grill in Solana Beach. With 14 different house made sauces to choose from, Pillbox is the perfect one-stop spot for wing lovers. Whether you like them lightly seasoned or drenched in flavorful sauces, there is something to satisfy every stomach. Keep it mild with their maple bourbon bacon and honey teriyaki, or pump up the heat with a sriracha ranch and habanero BBQ. Orders of 5 or 10 are available, served always with a side of fresh-cut carrots, celery and ranch for dipping. Stock up on napkins and get the gang together; you’ll be enjoying this wing wonderland for a while!
If you find yourself strolling down the boardwalk in Mission Beach, be sure to make a pit stop at Miss B’s Coconut Club. This Caribbean-inspired eatery brings spice and tiki flair with their Jerk Rubbed Chicken Wings, seasoned to perfection and served alongside two sauces of your choosing. House flavors include roasted garlic cilantro aioli, Caribbean rum BBQ, house ranch, chimichurri, mango chutney, jerk bleu cheese, buffalo rum, sweet chili and pineapple mojito. Pair these wings with their one-of-a-kind tropical cocktails on their sunlit patio just steps from the ocean for a perfect day by the beach!
For Wings or Tenders that will make your heart smile, visit True North Tavern, nestled in North Park. Proudly serving all natural, free range chicken wings, True North is far from your average sports bar. Featuring two full-service bars, outdoor patios, pool tables, and 25 widescreen TVs, True North is the ideal spot to catch the game with wings in hand! Order your wings “naked,” or have them coated in one of their assorted sauces prepared in-house, including sriracha garlic, buffalo blue and garlic parmesan. Served with carrots, celery and bleu cheese, these are wings you won’t want to miss!
If you’re searching for bite-sized chicken that will make you want to “put a wing on it,” Wood Ranch in Mission Valley is the place for you. Home to some of the best barbeque in San Diego, Wood Ranch is famous for their Killer Wings! Using locally sourced ingredients whenever possible, Wood Ranch is sure to deliver freshness you can taste in every bite. Served either fiery or buffalo style, these chicken wings are available in orders of five or 10 at a time. Although listed an appetizer, feel no shame in enjoying these filling and tasty treats as your entrée. Crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, these wings are a must-try for wing aficionados everywhere!