Spicy and smoky wings with a pint of ice cold craft beer is the perfect dinner for a night out with friends. Thankfully many of Maine’s pubs and restaurants across the state have some delicious wings that can be made for your taste buds, whether you prefer mild or super spicy. Here are the 7 best spots to grab wings in the state!
Blaze is a popular restaurant in Bangor famous for their gourmet wood-fired dishes, signature cocktails and over 50 craft beers on tap. Bangor Daily News ranked Blaze’s wings as one of the best. The wings are first baked and then grilled, giving them the perfect mix of smoky flavor and moist tenderness.
Geaghan’s Pub offers delicious food and craft beer brewed in house in the heart of downtown Bangor. Geaghan’s wings are well-known in Bangor for their meaty, flavorful spicy taste without the burn. Order them with bones or boneless.
Nestled in northern Maine, Big Rick’s Burgers & Wings serves up the best burgers and wings north of Bangor. The wings list is long and the wings are cheap. Order bone in or boneless. As the menu says, it’s all about the sauce. Choose from 20 different wing sauces like sweet Thai chili, maple bourbon, sriracha, and more.
Nothing pairs better with a cold, locally-brewed beer than delicious wings. Choose from half a dozen or a full dozen tossed in your choice of sauce or dry rub. Sauces include Buffalo, barbeque, chili glaze or habanero. If you need something a bit milder, the cinnamon chipotle or salt & vinegar are good choices.
Sebago Brewing Company has four locations throughout southern Maine. You have two options here for wings, either their famous jumbo honey sriracha wings or their boneless chicken tenders. If a half-dozen still leaves you hungry, order the dozen. You won’t be disappointed.
The Great Lost Bear is an old Portland favorite. The Bear is known for having a huge beer list on tap and a creative menu. If you’re hungry as a bear, choose the Buffalo wings. You’ll get two pounds of fresh whole chicken wings with bleu cheese. If you’re looking for something different, try the PB&J wings, which are smothered with peanut and Thai chili sauce.
The Riverfront Barbeque & Grille serves up world class Memphis-style barbeque on the historic riverfront in Augusta. The menu offers an extensive variety of fresh seafood, grilled meats, and even some vegetarian options. They also serve up Augusta’s best wings. Choose a half dozen or whole dozen of the Buffalo wings served with blue cheese dressing and celery. Yum!