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  • Writer's pictureJarnard Sutton

Just Wingin’ It: Where To Find Some Tasty Wings in San Diego

If you know me, I'm all about some wings. You'll find me at West Coast Tavern grubbing on their hot wings or at OB Noodle House devouring their spicy garlic wings and munching on the chicken wings from Henry's Pub. Every once and a while, I will venture out in search of more spots. In this edition of "Just Wingin' It," I have found five spots I'm adding to the list that I think you should put on your radar and I'll tell you why! Roll up your sleeves - it’s about to get deliciously messy at these wing hot spots around San Diego

Woodstock’s Pizza | Man Cave Wings

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When it comes to good old-fashioned wings, there’s nothing better than Woodstock’s Pizza. In addition to their perfect handcrafted pizzas, crazy combos, and crave-worthy Cinnabread, this college favorite’s signature savory Man Cave Wings are not to be ignored. Swing by their Pacific Beach or SDSU locations to try these tender chicken wings coated in their spicy buffalo, honey barbecue, 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 in orders of 6-18 zesty wings!

Mavericks Beach Club | Mango-habanero Wings

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For the ultimate wing experience, pay a visit to Mavericks Beach Club in Pacific Beach. Paying homage to California’s infectious surf culture with an indoor-outdoor bar, entertainment complex and beach party atmosphere, Mavericks is poised to be a top destination for summer parties and Baja-inspired food. After your fill of outdoor games, sports, live music and five full bars, fuel up for the evening ahead with Mavericks’ mouthwatering Wings. Choose your wings by the pound and snag your crew for a wing extravaganza, available in lip-smacking good flavors including buffalo, five spice, lemon pepper, tangy BBQ, mango-habanero (pictured) and garlic parmesan!

Natural Style Chicken | Wing Wednesday

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Hillcrest’s very own wing-lover’s paradise is found at Natural Style Chicken, the longstanding Asian fusion eatery for homestyle barbecue bites. Boasting a menu of fresh rotisserie chicken, ribs, beef and more with Korean flair, Natural Style Chicken invites you to tuck into generous portions of juicy chicken, hearty sides and bold Asian-style flavors. Sink your teeth into Natural Style’s new Wing Wednesday promo, offering jumbo buffalo, salt ‘n pepper, spicy Korean, teriyaki, garlic parmesan and BBQ wings for only $1 all day long!

Bub’s @ The Beach | Bub’s Grilled Chicken Wings

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Searching for wings so good you’d put a “wing” on it? Head over to Bub’s @ The Beach, the most fun and decidedly unpretentious staple of Pacific Beach! A favorite for game days, snack time, and wild nights out, this bar and eatery holds nothing back when it comes to their Bub’s Grilled Chicken Wings. Flame grilled since day one for juicy tenderness and backyard flavor, these jumbo wings are meant to be dipped to your heart’s desire with house sauces! With sunshine, cold beer, and crowd-pleasing snacks like these, it’s no surprise that Bub’s is Pacific Beach’s go-to hot spot for mid-day munchies.

The Smoking Gun | Lemon-Peppered Chicken Drumettes

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A stop at The Smoking Gun is a must on your tour de wings, a revolutionary spin on the neighborhood bar found in the bustling Gaslamp Quarter. Featuring plenty of ping-pong, shuffleboard, pool and open gathering spaces, this urban bar promises retro 70s décor coupled with comfort street food for a smokin’ good time. No need to wing it when it comes to your order – feast on the Lemon-Peppered Chicken Drumettes, seasoned to perfection and served falling off the bone with homemade ranch and Cali wing sauce.

Hot and spicy, sticky sweet or plain Jane, wings are a must-have for summer snacking. Find your favorites for Wing Wednesdays with these eateries slinging some of the finest wings in town! What are some of your favorite places for wings?

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