Who doesn’t love chicken wings. Whether you are watching your favorite sports team with a cold beer or just enjoying a summer afternoon, chicken wings are a loved tradition by many.
Today chicken wings are served all over the world, particularly in Myrtle Beach, where visitors flock to restaurants and sports bars in search of the ultimate wing experience. You can get them almost anywhere, but here are the top five places that are worth crossing the road to try the wings:
Fat Jack’s Wings & Things
Buffalo Wild Wings
Wild Wing Café
HOOTERS – various Myrtle Beach Locations
10133 North Kings Highway Myrtle Beach, SC, 29572 – 843-272-3739
3901 North Kings Highway Myrtle Beach, SC, 29577 – 843-626-3467
Hooter’s is America’s most renowned franchises and its former owner, the late Bob Brooks, was a Horry County resident. With two Myrtle Beach area locations, a Hooters is easy to find and the food is a known quantity. If you are looking for ice-cold beer and World Famous Wings, add one of these locations to your list.
WING KINGS IN MYRTLE BEACH
4480 Socastee Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588-7206 – 8432934484
Eat in, take out and delivery! If you are looking for a locals’ favorite spot to grab some wings, check out Wing Kings, which is the area’s best-kept wing stop secret. Located on Socastee Boulevard in Myrtle Beach, it’s a little off the beaten path but well worth finding. Wing Kings serves only fresh product – never pre-cooked, never frozen – and patrons are the beneficiaries. The locally owned bar offers 20 different flavors ranging from lemon pepper to suicide wings. If you love fresh-plump wings, make sure to put this on your must stop list.
FAT JACK’S WINGS & THINGS
353 Highway 17 Businesses, Surfside Beach, SC 29575 – (843) 238-3355
Voted consistently for best weeks in the Grand Strand area for years. This winghouse has been serving fresh wings since the 1970s. Now located in Surfside, Fat Jack’s offers 19 sauces, including the sauce of the month and first-rate customer service. Fat Jack’s has that laid-back, lived-in feel one looks for in a local bar and grill. Wooden walls, sports signage and an abundance of TVs to catch all the games give Fat Jack’s a casual environment with a friendly staff and regulars.
If you want excellent wings in a good local establishment, Fat Jack’s is worth a stop, open at 3 p.m. daily.
BUFFALO WILD WINGS – various Myrtle Beach Locations
1990 Oakheart Road, Myrtle Beach, SC – 843-236-6868
518 Highway 17 North, North Myrtle Beach, SC – 843-281-9464
A National chain that started 35 years ago with two guys that were driven by their hunger for wings. Taking their love for wings, beer and sports and offering this to people to enjoy.
Menu items of course cover wings and several different flavors to tempt any taste, but you can also enjoy many other items.
WILD WING CAFÉ
4706 Highway 17 South, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582 – (843) 361-9464
This regional chain started in nearby Hilton Head Island and is a hot spot for wings, food and fun in North Myrtle Beach. Located at Barefoot Landing, Wild Wing offers more than 40 different flavors with a wide range of heat. The Ragin’ Cajuns are spicy but full of flavor. After a bite to eat, walk around the great shops and enjoy the entertainment.
After indulging in the flavor of wings in the Grand Strand, head back to your oceanfront accommodation and relax as you watch the crashing waves along the shore. To learn more about Breakers Resort, visit our website.