Hungry for chicken wings, but don't want to break the bank?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the finest sources for affordable chicken wings in Dallas, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to satisfy your cravings on a budget.
1. Uptown Thai
Topping the list is Uptown Thai. Located at 4817 Ross Ave. in East Dallas, the Thai restaurant, which serves chicken wings and noodles, is the highest-rated budget-friendly chicken wing destination in Dallas, boasting 4.5 stars out of 109 reviews on Yelp.
"Overall, Uptown Thai is a great value," wrote Yelper Patricia R., who reviewed Uptown Thai on Feb. 15. "Portions are filling but not overwhelming — when you consider entrees are under $10, this spot certainly adds up to value. ... Wings are delicious, crispy and huge!"
And Latoria S. noted, "The sweet Thai chili wings were fried right and very crispy. I also had the drunken noodles, and they were full of flavor. The staff is amazing, [and the] cashier gave great recommendations."
2. Southside Steaks & Cakes
Next up is South Dallas' Southside Steaks & Cakes, situated at 3125 Grand Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 50 reviews on Yelp, the diner that offers chicken wings, cheesesteaks and sandwiches has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an economical option.
Yelper Melanie G., who reviewed Southside Steaks & Cakes on Jan. 11, wrote, "My husband's favorite food is wings, so for his birthday, I planned a little wings tour around Dallas. ... There were five of us on this wings tour, and all five of us voted Southside Steaks & Cakes as our favorite! So many wing flavor options, and the flavors were distinctive."
Tania D. added, "If you think your favorite wing spot is Buffalo Wild Wings or Wing Stop, you've got to try any flavor from here. ... Cheap prices, friendly services!"
3. Wing Shack
Wing Shack, a chicken wing joint in Northwest Dallas, is another inexpensive go-to, with four stars out of 35 Yelp reviews. Head over to 3260 Irving Blvd. to give it a try for yourself.
Yelper Linda R., who reviewed Wing Shack on Sept. 19, wrote, "This place has the best lemon pepper wings, and crinkled fries, too! Big quantity at a low price!"
And Yelper Jazmin T. said, "If you are looking for some amazing wings, this is definitely the stop you should make. The owner is so amazing. ... She always remembers her regulars, and I must say, the price for the amount of food you get is great. The garlic parmesan are my favorite."
4. Chicken N Things
At last, check out Chicken N Things over in South Dallas, which has earned four stars out of 31 reviews on Yelp. Dig in at the Chinese eatery, which offers chicken wings and more, by heading over to 2011 S. Lamar St.
If you're hungry for more information, we found these details about Chicken N Things.
In the words of its Yelp page, Chicken N Things "[Specializes] in delicious Chinese food and chicken wings!" as stated in the bio section explaining specialties.