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The 9 Best Chicken Wings in Dayton

Rachel Gilchrest

Treating clients like family is key to any successful business! As the newest member of theTylerMortonGroup, Rachel brings over 12 years of customer ...

Treating clients like family is key to any successful business! As the newest member of theTylerMortonGroup, Rachel brings over 12 years of customer ...

Feb 8 5 minutes read

Surprisingly enough there are a TON of great options for chicken wings in the Dayton area! From breaded to naked, wet sauced to dry rubbed, mild to wild; there are options for every palate! 

Hinders Sports Bar & Grill

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When: Monday - Friday 11:00am - 12:00am; Saturday - Sunday 12:00pm - 1:00am
Where: 902 W Main St Tipp City, OH
Why: Hinders is definitely a “no frills” location in Tipp City, but don’t let that fool you when it comes to the food. These are some of the best wings around; with sauces ranging from easy sitters (mild), to butt warmers (medium), to ass kickers (hot). 

Romer’s Bar & Grill
When: Monday - Friday 11:00am - 2:30am; Saturday - Sunday 12:00pm
Where: 4439 State Rte 725 Bellbrook, OH & 1151 Brown St Dayton, OH
Why: Romer’s is a previous winner of the Kickin’ Chicken Wing Fest best wings. These wings are crunchy and flavorful…. So much that you could eat them without one of their fantastic sauces (although the sauces are so good, we don’t know why you would) 

Archer’s Tavern

When: Monday - Thursday 11:00am - 11:00pm; Friday - Saturday 11:00am - 1:00am; Sunday 11:00am - 10:00pm
Where: 9496 Dayton-Lebanon Pike Centerville, OH & 2030 E Dorothy Ln Kettering, OH
Why: With the self proclaimed "World's 2nd Best Wings", each of their 7 specialty sauces is sure to please the tastebuds. 

Pies & Pints

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When: Monday - Thursday 11:00am - 10:00pm; Friday - Saturday 11:00am - 12:00am; Sunday 11:00am - 9:00pm
Where: 52 Plum St Beavercreek, OH
Why: These aren’t your typical chicken wings. All-natural, dry rubbed & marinated in sriracha hot sauce, citrus, garlic & cilantro char-grilled to perfection. Make sure to get a side of their addictive creamy Gorgonzola sauce for dipping. 


When: See individual location for hours of operation
Where: 23 Ohio locations, 1 Michigan location and 1 Indiana location
Why: Started in Dayton, this wing empire has expanded to 25 locations. Fricker’s has 15 unique sauces and 4 different dry rub seasonings to customize your wings to your liking. (If you would like to change it up from traditional wings, try the Frickin’ Chicken Chunks tossed in your favorite wing sauce!) 

Nick’s Restaurant

When: Monday - Saturday 11:00am - 2:30am; Sunday 12:00pm - 12:00am
Where: 1443 N Detroit St Xenia, OH
Why: Nick’s is a repeat winner at Kickin’ Chicken Wing Fest competition with awards for Best Wing, Best Sauce and the People’s Choice Award (5 times!!!). Try the hand-floured wings in their “Sweet Hot Damn”.... This sauce starts out mild, then packs a punch! 


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When: See individual location for hours of operation
Where: 28 Ohio locations, 7 Kentucky locations, 2 West Virginia locations, 1 Indiana location
Why: Another Dayton-based chain; Rooster has won Best Chicken Wing awards in 2005-2017, for their fresh (never frozen), hand-breaded wings. 

Tickets Pub & Eatery

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When: Monday - Thursday 11:00am - 10:30pm; Friday - Saturday 11:00am - 11:00pm; Sunday 12:00pm - 9:30pm
Where: 7 W Main St Fairborn, OH
Why: Tickets is a Fairborn staple, offering fresh wings, which are breaded right when you order them. The attention to detail may take them a little longer to reach your table, but they are definitely worth the wait! 

Bunkers Sports Bar & Grill

When: Monday - Thursday 10:00am - 10:00pm; Friday 10:00am - 12:00am; Saturday 8:00am - 12:00am; Sunday 8:00am - 10:00pm
Where: 893 E National Rd Vandalia, OH
Why: Bunker’s is a hidden gem featuring large portions, of perfectly cooked wings. They offer 12 speciality sauces and 5 dry rubs (try red curry for a unique twist) to flavor their wings. They also have a fantastic beer list to accompany your wings! 

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