Wings - 2012 Winners

Published Nov 28, 2012

Is the wing the king of bar food? We think so. Sure there are haters who can't deal with pesky bones or dirty fingers (one word: boneless). And yeah, burgers and fries are great, but how can you top a food that is sold in 10 cent increments? You may have a personal favorite, but any fan of piping hot saucy-goodness will appreciate this list of the Best Wings in and around Orange County.

2012 Winner

1. Wingnuts

Voters Love

"This is one of the few wing places that if you are not in the mood for wings they actually have a pretty extensive menu that..."  via seanrenee2003

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3030 Harbor Blvd Costa Mesa CA 92626
2012 Runner-Up

2. Wingstop - Costa Mesa

Voters Love

"Comfort food i try hard not to endulge on. I can't help but cave when they are so fresh, everyone is so nice, and the wings..." 

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1781 Newport Boulevard, Suite C Costa Mesa CA 92627
2012 Finalist

3. Santora's Pizza Subs & Wings

Voters Love

"Santora's is the best place for Wings, Pizzas and Sandwiches. The Atmosphere is great, not a "cookie cutter" large chain..." 

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28251 Marguerite Pkwy Mission Viejo CA 92691
2012 Finalist

4. Buffalo Wild Wings - Lake Forest

Voters Love

"Great wings, size, variety, and taste...... And beer served nice and cold....what more do you need......"  via Monte terri F.

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23600 Rockfield Boulevard Lake Forest CA 92630
2012 Finalist

5. Lou's Red Oak BBQ Grill

Voters Love

"we've lived in H.B. for years and never knew it existed until we moved in the area. What a great find. The food is awesome..." 

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21501 Brookhurst St Huntington Beach CA 92646
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