5 wing flavors in Birmingham that are a must try, including traditional buffalo wings

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We’re always in the mood for buffalo wings. Photo via Logan Jeffrey

No matter the occasion, wings are always acceptable. Not only are they a top tier finger food; but their combinations are unmatched. For where to get the most unique wings in Birmingham, check out our favorites below.

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1. Baumhower’s Victory Grill

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These buffalo wings from Baumhower’s always come through with the flavor. Photo via Baumhowers on Instagram

Your football party setup isn’t complete without a big plate of traditional buffalo wings. That’s where Baumhower’s Victory Grill comes in. Their buffalo wings are the perfect complement to a nice local beer and a day of college football. Fortunately, we have two locations here in Birmingham.

2. J Wings

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The Swag sauce at J Wings is truly in a league of its own. Photo via Carmen Waldrop for Bham Now

When it comes to sauce innovation, J Wings definitely takes the crown. They have over 30 flavors of wings, so there is something for everyone.  If you’re feeling adventurous, order the wings with “Swag” sauce. Fans of lemon pepper and garlic pepper will be hooked. 

3. EastWest

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The West Wings at EastWest are a local Birmingham favorite. Photo via EastWest on Instagram

The West Wings at EastWest are honestly in a league of their own. Smoked then fried, they give the perfect texture. They are then coated with yum-yum and ssamjang hot sauce for the perfect Asian fusion blend.

Oh, and another thing…on Wednesdays, these wings are half off. It’s dine-in only, so make sure you plan accordingly.

  • Address: 2306 Second Ave. N, Birmingham, AL 35203
  • Hours: Tues-Thurs 5-9PM | Fri-Sat 5-10PM
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4. Soho Social Homewood

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You’re missing out if you’ve never had the Tallulah wings from Soho Social. Photo via Soho Social on Instagram

Soho Social is one of the most well-rounded restaurants in Birmingham. With that said, it’s no surprise their Tallulah wings pack a powerful punch in flavor. They literally ignited my taste buds. These wings are marinated in coca-cola, smoked, and then flash-fried to perfection.

You also have the option to add some of their specialty sauces such as smoked bourbon chipotle and white bbq sauce, or you can do the dry rub. Either way, your tummy will thank you later.

  • Address: 1830 29th Ave S, #160, Homewood, AL 35209
  • Hours: Mon-Sat 11AM-10PM | Sun 10:30AM-9PM
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5. Wings R King

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Hot Lemon Pepper Wings from Wings R King. Photo via Carmen Waldrop for Bham Now

When it comes to wing flavors, my personal favorite is hot lemon-pepper.  I’m sure I’m not alone when I say the combination is unmatched. Wings R King is one of my favorite places for this wing choice, and they have plenty of locations throughout Birmingham.

Never had this flavor combo before? Warning—they are addictive.

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  • Hours: Mon -Thurs 10-12AM | Fri-Sat 10-1AM | Sun 11AM-10PM
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