The Best Wings in Washington D.C.

The OpenTable Team

At the heart of power in the United States capital city, Washington D.C. centers around American culture, government, and politics... as well as top-notch culinary creations. The best wings in D.C. sit at the center of the food scene. Flavors from around the world add a new twist to this classic American bar snack. But where are the district's most in-the-know residents headed out to when craving a delicious wing dish? Welcome to the Tastemaker 19. Here, we've gathered information from the most in-the-know Washington residents to discover the best wings in D.C. From appetizers at lively neighborhood pubs and taverns teeming with the after-work crowd to fine dining with power brokers, the best wings in D.C. have a comfort-food style all their own. Grab a table (and some napkins) at the best wings in DC tonight!

Restaurants:The Smith - U Street, O-Ku - DC, Tico DC & Nama 14 Sushi + Ramen
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:American, Sushi, Peruvian
Neighborhoods:Downtown, Washington, U Street Corridor

The Smith - U Street

$$$$·American·
Downtown
627 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
This U Street neighborhood favorite is a fun gathering spot for the city's power brokers and young professionals. It's also the home to some of the best wings in D.C. Head in for TRead more
87% recommended

O-Ku - DC

$$$$·Sushi·
Washington
582 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
O-Ku is one of the top destinations in D.C.'s thriving Union Market. Head down to this upscale and elegant Asian restaurant for one of its lively lunches or a quiet dinner meal. O-Read more
97% recommended
Best Ambience in Virginia - DC Suburbs

Tico DC & Nama 14 Sushi + Ramen

$$$$·Peruvian·
U Street Corridor
1,333 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Brunch
  • Good for a Date
Tico is a fun and colorful place off of 14th Street that's the place for after-work D.C. crowds to gather and revel. Stop and enjoy some of the city's most creative dishes and someRead more
81% recommended
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Mandu - K Street

$$$$·Korean·
Mt. Vernon Square
553 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
  • Comfort Food
Mandu features some of the best Korean food and some of the best wings in D.C. The restaurant's fried Korean chicken wings are the perfect way to start off a meal. These hearty treRead more
96% recommended

Logan Tavern

$$$$·American·
Logan Circle
1,333 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Casual
The Logan Tavern is one of the hot spots for pre- and post-theater dining in the arty Logan Square neighborhood. Logan Tavern is a lively and engaging modern American pub with a meRead more
92% recommended
Brunch in District of Columbia

Magnolia Kitchen

$$$$·American·
Dupont Circle
194 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Casual
The “shareables” menu at the Magnolia Kitchen is home to some of the best wings in D.C. The classic Magnolia wings come in buffalo style with blue cheese. Diners should also try thRead more
84% recommended
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Succotash - Penn Quarter DC - Reopening Soon

$$$$·American·
Penn Quarter
2,053 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
The sweet and hearty tastes of fine Southern cuisine are in full bloom at the Penn Quarter's Succotash restaurant. This neighborhood favorite also features some of the best wings iRead more
90% recommended
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Granville Moore's

$$$$·Belgian·
H Street Corridor
425 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great Beer
  • Bar Seating
Granville Moore's presents D.C. diners with one of the best food combinations out there: beer and wings. Their special “Doctor's Wings” come in either smoked and grilled or spicy hRead more
100% recommended
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The Avenue

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Van Ness
74 reviews
  • Casual
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Bar Seating
This restaurant is one of the capital's friendliest and most welcoming bars and features some of the best wings in D.C. The Avenue wings come in either a blue cheese slaw or buffalRead more
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The Fainting Goat

$$$$·Contemporary American·
U Street Corridor
525 reviews
  • Cozy
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
Owner of perhaps the best restaurant logo in Washington, D.C., The Fainting Goat is one of the city's most fun restaurants. Stop in for some of the best wings in D.C. These ones arRead more
100% recommended
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Perrys

$$$$·Japanese·
Adams Morgan
327 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Perry's is one of Washington's best Japanese restaurants. This lively after-work hot spot features a menu of Japanese classics and an excellent wine selection. Grab a plate of theiRead more
100% recommended
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Lock 72 Kitchen & Bar

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Potomac
432 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Cozy
  • Business Meals
Trek out to the Potomac Village Shopping Center to enjoy some of D.C.'s best wings at one of the area's best happy hours. The old standbys of buffalo and barbecue wings are availabRead more
94% recommended
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CIRCA at Chinatown

$$$$·American·
Penn Quarter
553 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Group Bookings
  • Lunch
This downtown hot spot is one of the best dining and drinking destinations for those touring the museums of D.C. CIRCA is an upscale and happening location with a creative menu of Read more
95% recommended
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Kingbird at The Watergate Hotel

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Foggy Bottom
1,609 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Pre/post-theatre
  • Good for a Date
One of the most historical places in American history also offers some of the best wings in D.C. No need to break in and steal any food here - the Kingbird provides a menu full of Read more
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Kith / Kin

$$$$·Caribbean·
Southwest Waterfront
1,493 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Kith/Kin is a creative and colorful Caribbean and African-inspired restaurant on the banks of Washington's Wharf. Kith/Kin features a colorful, upscale decor and some of the best wRead more
89% recommended
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Sakerum

$$$$·Sushi·
U Street Corridor
468 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Happy Hour
  • Hot Spot
This lively U Street hotspot features one of the best Happy Hours in D.C. The $5 “Sake Hour” is the place to go for plenty of good times at this sleek two-level restaurant. Grab a Read more
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America Eats Tavern

$$$$·American·
Georgetown
388 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Casual
  • Bar Seating
The acclaimed Washington D.C. chef Jose Andres puts his spin on American classics at this celebrated restaurant. The star-spangled America Eats Tavern has a menu of classic pub favRead more
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Momofuku CCDC

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
2,089 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
David Chang's acclaimed Momofuku chain has one of its signature locations in the D.C. city center. This acclaimed spot features Chang's inventive Asian cuisine mixed with stylish,Read more
92% recommended
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Darlington House

$$$$·Italian·
Dupont Circle
1,522 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
  • Special Occasion
This modern Italian space a little north of Dupont Circle is a superb place for some of the best wings in D.C. alongside excellent Italian. Step into the expansive and airy dining Read more
90% recommended
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