Sometimes nothing hits the spot like a delicious order of wings. And, fortunately, finding wings to suit your tastes – whether you prefer ultra hot or mild – is a fairly simple task in Pittsburgh. Here are seven places you can find some of the best wings in Pittsburgh.
1. Big Shot Bob's House of Wings - 344 Union Avenue
Satisfy your craving for wings at Big Shot Bob's House of Wings. But, be forewarned, you'll likely have quite a challenge deciding which type to choose since the wing spot offers countless flavors, including BBQ, Cajun, and Jamaican jerk.
2. 51 Wings & Things – 4022 Saw Mill Run Boulevard
Go to 51 Wings & Things hungry because you have so many sauces from which to choose you might not know where to start. The popular restaurant features 51 different sauces ranging from mild and extra hot to cayenne honey and sweet & sour.
3. Archie's – 2328 E Carson Street
Cheer on the Pens or the Steelers while savoring Archie's famous wings. Choose from more than a dozen different flavors - flaming hot, spicy ranch, and tangy gold, for example - and, if you visit Monday through Thursday, you'll enjoy 35 cent wings all day.
4. Wings & A Prayer – 7543 Roslyn Street
Indulge in old-fashioned, scrumptious soul food at Wings & A Prayer. Boasting some of the city's best wings, the popular soul food restaurant offers a variety of sauces for your wings, such as buffalo, sweet and tangy, and Cajun.
5. Fat Head's Saloon – 1805 E Carson Street
Get your wings fix at Fat Heads Saloon. Order the smokehouse wings - extra large wings that come in a variety of flavors, including smoky BBQ, mild buffalo, and extra medium. Or, opt for the classic fried wings available in such homemade sauces as garlic parm, jalapeno cheddar, and beasty BBQ.
6. Bigham Tavern – 321 Bigham Street
Discover some of the best wings in Pittsburgh at Bigham Tavern. Choose your wing sauce based on how much you heat you think you can handle. Each sauce is rated one through five, with five being extreme danger. Flavors include red hot honey, sweet chili, and chipotle.
7. Wingstop – 1324 E Carson Street
Fresh wings - classic, boneless, or crispy tenders - await at Wingstop. Choose from more than a dozen flavors, including mild, atomic, Louisiana rub, and lemon pepper.