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Best Chicken Wings In The Boston Suburbs

February 20, 2014 6:00 AM

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(Photo from The Chicken Bone)

(Photo from The Chicken Bone)

What self-respecting carnivore doesn’t enjoy a nice, hot plate of chicken wings? Whether you prefer them five alarm hot or just south of mild, there are a bevy of options for chicken wing nirvana within the Boston suburbs. Sure, the city of Boston proper may have delicious chicken wings down pat, but here is proof that there are plenty of joints outside city limits offering some stiff competition.
(Photo from The Chicken Bone)

(Photo from The Chicken Bone)

The Chicken Bone
358 Waverly St.
Framingham, MA 01702
(508) 879-1138
www.thechickenbone.com

Looking for a tasty wing in the MetroWest area? Search no further than The Chicken Bone, located on Waverly Street in Framingham. This joint is easy to reach off the commuter rail and offers up savory wings of the mild and hot varieties, as well as some great beer specials with which to wash it all down. Plenty of boneless varieties are also served up for those who want all of the flavor, but none of the work, making The Chicken Bone a recommended stop to get your wing on.

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(Photo by Jeff Fusco/Getty Images)

(Photo by Jeff Fusco/Getty Images)

The Fat Cat
24 Chestnut St.
Quincy, MA 02169
(617) 471-4363
www.fatcatrestaurant.com

The Fat Cat restaurant is the place for Quincy residents who are seeking out a buffalo wing recipe that rivals New York. This Chestnut Street spot offers plates of wings ranging in spice from mild to hot and beyond, challenging even the heartiest of heat seekers. The Fat Cat also offers plenty of other lunch and dinner options for those who would rather skip wings, including yummy mac and cheese, pulled pork and hearty nacho plates. This joint is definitely worth checking out.

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(Photo from Halfway Cafe/Facebook)

(Photo from Halfway Cafe/Facebook)

The Halfway Cafe
174 Washington St.
Dedham, MA 02026
(781) 326-3336
www.thehalfwaycafe.com

The Halfway Cafe has a half-dozen locations around Boston, including in Dedham. It’s a great spot for food lovers. It is an intimate local spot with charm and atmosphere, yet delivers the goods when it comes to the kitchen. The Halfway Cafe serves up boneless wings that are perfect for crowded game nights alongside a savory sauce which practically demands a side of fries for dipping. Meanwhile, other dishes like turkey tips and hearty sandwiches make The Halfway Cafe a recommended stop for those looking for a great meal at a very fair price.

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Bison County Bar & Grille
275 Moody St.
Waltham, MA 02453
(781) 642-9720
www.bisoncounty.com

Great chicken wings at a BBQ joint? Sure, it sounds like a given, but Bison County BBQ & Grille in Waltham serves up something you might not expect from a diehard barbecue joint: Thai peanut wings. This wing with an Asian flair sets it off against Bison County’s savory barbecue menu, while the hands-on atmosphere and generous portion size make this place destination dining for both BBQ aficionados and wing fanatics.

The Terrace Cafe
36 South St.
Wrentham, MA 02093
(508) 384-3269
www.wrenthamterrace.com

Do buffalo wings with a delicious root beer sauce sound like a plan? If so, beat feet or burn rubber down to The Terrace Cafe in Wrentham, a local joint that serves up delicious meals of all sorts, from mouthful burgers to lobster ravioli and fish and chip plates. The Terrace Cafe offers other wing styles, as well, including classic blue cheese wings which go down great with any of the micro-brewed beers on tap. Simply put, The Terrace Cafe is worth a stop, and should not be passed up next time you’re driving to the outlets in Wrentham.

George Pacheco has been writing professionally about arts and entertainment for over a decade. A graduate of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, George currently resides in a humble New England home with his wife, cat and massive music and film collection. His work can be found at Examiner.com.

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