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Kansas City's 4 top spots for cheap chicken

Need more chicken in your life?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable chicken spots in Kansas City, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fill the bill.

1. Wings Cafe

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Topping the list is Wings Cafe. Located at 516 N.W. Englewood Road in Tanglewood And Regency North, the New American and Southern spot, which offers chicken wings and more, is the highest-rated low-priced chicken joint in Kansas City, boasting 4.5 stars out of 234 reviews on Yelp. 

If you're curious for more, we found these details about Wings Cafe.

"Seeking to create the best wings in Kansas City, the Wings Cafe'ers traveled south to apprentice under the famed wing master," the business explains in the history section of its Yelp profile. "After undergoing an intense Gordon Ramsey style training, the Wings Cafe crew emerged as Jr. Wing Masters and set forth to take what they learned and push the wing envelope even further."

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"The entire team at Wings is dedicated to providing the best customer experience," according to the bio section of the business's Yelp profile. "From the moment you walk in to how sad we are to see you leave, we try our best to make sure to provide an awesome, delicious time."

2. Game Day Chicken Wings

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Next up is Western Hills's Game Day Chicken Wings, situated at 8950 Wornall Road. With 4.5 stars out of 116 reviews on Yelp, the American eatery which offers chicken wings and burgers has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an affordable option.

The site can tell you a thing or two more about Game Day Chicken Wings.

"Game Day Chicken Wings was started in September 2014" according to the history section of the business's Yelp profile.

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"We started humbly but with a grand plan: To create the best-tasting food with a secret recipe that was passed down from generations of the past," according to the bio section of the business's Yelp profile. "Selling the finest food this world has ever tasted, end of story."

3. The Peanut

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South Plaza's The Peanut, located at 5000 Main St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the affordable bar, which offers chicken wings, sandwiches and more, four stars out of 193 reviews. 

Check out a variety of bone-in and boneless chicken options with a wide array of sauces. 

Joseph M. noted, "This is one of Kansas City's best. Very local. Best wings on the planet. Don't expect anything friendly from the staff unless you're local and then they'd take a bullet for you."

Yelper Kristen E. wrote, "Came here at the recommendation of a friend and do not regret it. If you get anything besides the wings, you're doing it wrong."

4. Go-Chicken-Go

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Go-Chicken-Go, a fast food and traditional American spot that offers chicken wings and more in Eastern 49-63, is another low-priced go-to, with four stars out of 93 Yelp reviews. Head over to 5101 Troost Ave. to see for yourself. 

Yelper Quincy B., who reviewed Go-Chicken-Go on Nov. 15, wrote, "If you like gizzards and livers then this is a staple in the city. If you find a better-tasting gizzard, tell me about it. The flavor is golden, baby. The chicken sandwiches are delicious too."


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