A Dozen Places to Grab Great Wings in Lancaster, PA
Craving classic Buffalo wings? What about something a little more unique – say Thai peanut or Mexican garlic? When you’re in the mood for a dozen crispy, saucy or spicy chicken wings, Lancaster, PA has the place for you. From dive bars loved by locals to popular pubs with great beer menus, let our wing guide lead you to the perfect dozen.
We asked locals where they like to grab a dozen wings, and gathered favorites from around the county. Some are bars frequented by Lancastrians that are a little off the beaten path, along with some better-known restaurants serving wings with a variety of sauces to choose from. Whether you like them spicy or mild, stop by one of these watering holes while in town.
American Bar & Grill | 1080 N. Plum Street, Lancaster
Locals LOVE American Bar & Grill – nicknamed ABG, and their wings are a favorite by far. This off-the-beaten-path bar has laid-back vibes, with craft beer, super specials, and a menu that goes beyond bar food. Wing flavors range from classic (Buffalo, garlic parm, and southwest) to creative (thai peanut, tropical and Caribbean). For the ultimate deal on a dozen, head over during Happy Hour (4-6 PM) or on Monday and Tuesday for 50 cent wings.
Mosby’s Pub | 215 E. Main Street, Mount Joy
Named as Lancaster’s best place to get wings by LancasterOnline, Mosby’s Pub is a local favorite for sure. Their wings are crispy and topped with tasty sauce. If you find yourself in town on a Monday or Thursday, stop by for their beloved wing night featuring great deals on dozens of tasty wings.
Joe’s Famous Wings & Wieners | 56 W. Main Street, Leola
A great place for wings to-go, Joe’s Famous Wings & Wieners is serving up over 30 flavors of wings like Cajun ranch, General Tso’s, sweet Buffalo bleu, plus traditional sauce from mild to super-hot zombie. If you like your wings crispy and super saucy, you won’t be disappointed.
Beanie’s Bar & Grill | 78-80 W. Main Street, Mount Joy
With over 100 sauce and dry seasoning options, Beanie’s Bar & Grill is a local favorite for wings. It may take you a couple visits to try all the flavors that tickle your fancy, from Cajun mango and spicy teriyaki to peanut butter and jelly (a customer favorite) and zesty orange. Their deck is open during the summer for outdoor wing eating.
Rumplebrewskin’s | 834 N. Plum Street, Lancaster
Want to go where the locals go for wings? Rumplebrewskin’s is that true local dive bar, serving up wings by the dozen with an epic sauce list to choose from. Local recommendations include Thai chili, Caribbean jerk, and the extra daring – strawberry jalapeno.
P.J. Whelihan’s Pub and Restaurant | 1569 Fruitville Pike, Lancaster
The new popular spot in town, P.J. Whelihan’s Pub and Restaurant, is a favorite sports bar hailing from Philadelphia. Their classic-style wings are dusted with flour, fried, and tossed in one of their sensational sauces. Be sure to try their signature Hot ‘N Honey sauce or dare to be different with their Kickin’ Korean or Mexican Garlic.
Mick’s All-American Pub | 543 Airport Road, Lititz; 1411 Columbia Avenue, Lancaster; 2201 Strickler Road, Manheim
Mick’s has three locations across the county serving up great wings! Locals love the Amber sauce which is an awesome combination of medium, BBQ and Charlie sauces. If you’re in the mood for great wings followed by a movie, head to their location in Lititz, right next door to Penn Cinema Movie Theater.
Lucky Dog Café | 1942 Columbia Avenue, Lancaster
Don’t overlook this neighborhood bar – their wings are a local favorite! Stop by the Lucky Dog Café when you’re in the mood for classic Buffalo wings done to perfection. If you’re dining out with wing-loving friends, they have a bucket of 30 wings available for snacking together.
Horse Inn | 540 E. Fulton Street, Lancaster
How does house-made hot sauce and bleu cheese sound? The Horse Inn is serving up their amazing wings with homemade hot sauces that’s spicy with a touch of sweet. For dipping, the wings are paired with a side of bleu cheese dressing that’s also skillfully made from scratch.
McCleary’s Public House | 130 W. Front Street, Marietta
When you’re looking for cozy pub vibes, McCleary’s Public House is just the place for great beer and fantastic wings. If you’re feeling brave, they have a sauce called “Doctor Doug’s Dangerous BBQ” – but it’s definitely not for the faint of heart. If spice isn’t your style, their classic sauces are also delicious, paired with their crispy, fried wings.
The Cat’s Meow | 215 S. Charlotte Street, Manheim
When in the Manheim area, stop by the Cat’s Meow for their original, local recipe chicken wings. Folks in the area love their spicy kick of the wings, along with the 1920’s vibe of the restaurant. If you prefer your wings al fresco, their patio, Capone’s Alley is open on those sunny days.
Bulls Head Public House | 14 E. Main Street, Lititz
Wings and beer are a match made in heaven, especially at Pennsylvania’s best beer bar, Bull’s Head Public House. They offer two signature wing sauces, honey chipotle and Irish whiskey, plus an impressive list of craft beer to pair with your wings and other fantastic pub grub. [featured in main photo, photo credit: JAMEZ/Philly Food Review]