One of the best foods to indulge in when eating at a restaurant are chicken wings- they’re hot, crispy, juicy, and flavorful and can be made in so many unique ways. Whether baked, fried, or grilled, or smothered in a dry rub or variety of sauces, chicken wings are an ultimate foodie item to enjoy at any meal.
The Walt Disney World Resort is home to so many dining options that it is no surprise that there are several locations where chicken wings are on the menu. While some of these dining options feature traditional chicken wings, others take on unique approaches with inventive flavor combinations and sauces to create bold flavors and unforgettable bites. Here are the best chicken wings to enjoy at the Walt Disney World Resort. Which is your favorite?
‘Ohana – Honey-Coriander Chicken Wings
Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort is home to one of the most popular dining options at the Walt Disney World Resort that also features some delicious wings on the menu. ‘Ohana is a table service restaurant that welcomes Guests into a large dining area with tropical wood carvings and tikis, large windows looking out across Seven Seas Lagoon towards the Magic Kingdom, and bright pops of color on the carpeting and in the decor.
Dinner at ‘Ohana features family-style servings of Polynesian-inspired menu items with tropical and flavorful ingredients that Guests absolutely love. The Honey-Coriander Chicken Wings served with dinner at ‘Ohana have become beloved by Guests as they are perfectly juicy, slightly charred, and deeply flavored thanks to a spice blend. However the best part, by far, is the sticky honey wing sauce which perfectly coats every part of each wing for maximum flavor.
Kona Café – Glazed Chicken Wings
Found just around the corner from ‘Ohana at Disney’ Polynesian Village Resort is Kona Café, another table service restaurant that serves up wonderful menus inspired by the flavors of the islands. Kona Café features a large, open-air dining room with bright pops of color, great views out into the Great Ceremonial House, and tropical touches like gently whirring fans above that look like thatched leaves.
Guests who are looking to enjoy wings at Kona Café can find a flavorful option on the lunch and dinner menus that rival those found at ‘Ohana. The Glazed Chicken Wings are a relatively traditional take on wings, and they are cooked to perfection and smothered in a sticky wing sauce that packs subtle heat and deep flavors and is the perfect way to begin any meal at Kona Café.
Capt. Cook’s – Chicken Wings
One final stop at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort also features some wonderful chicken wings on their menu. Capt. Cook’s is the Disney Resort’s main quick service location and is open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner on the main floor of the Great Ceremonial House.
Capt. Cook’s menu focuses on convenient meals that pack bold island flavors, including Chicken Wings which are available for lunch and dinner and allow for some customization. Guests can order up traditional made-to-order chicken wings and customize them to their liking with the choice of Hawaiian Tamarind, Korean Barbecue, Parmesan Black Pepper, or Buffalo Sauce to ensure that each bite is perfect!
Geyser Point Bar & Grill – Teriyaki Chicken Wings
A popular eatery at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge is Geyser Point Bar & Grill which is located right on the shores of Bay Lake. The open-air quick-service eatery has a rustic feel with exposed wooden beams that pair perfectly with comfortable tables and lounge seating, a full-service bar, and stunning panoramic views of Bay Lake.
Guests who stop by Geyser Point Bar & Grill can choose from menu items that focus on bold and hearty flavors that can be enjoyed at one of the tables there or at the nearby pool. The Teriyaki Chicken Wings featured each afternoon and evening is definitely packed with flavor as they are perfectly coated in a sticky sauce and served with soy, sesame, and green onions for the perfect addition of fresh crunch.
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Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant – Nom Nom Wings
The Landing area of Disney Springs is home to Ragland Road Irish Pub & Restaurant, a very popular table service eatery that welcomes Guests into a lively pub that feels like it could be in the heart of Dublin, where the food is always tasty and the live entertainment is always going. Guests can stop by for brunch, lunch, dinner, or late-night dining and enjoy classic Irish pub fare while listening to live music or watching Irish step dancers perform.
Every item on the menu at Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant features a humorous tongue-in-cheek name that hints at the flavors in the dish as well as Irish expressions and traditions. The Nom Nom Wings are definitely nom nom worthy and are the perfect combination of sweet and spicy after being smothered in a sauce made of honey, chili flakes, soy, and ginger.
City Works Eatery & Pour House – Smoked Chicken Wings
Also found in Disney Springs on the West Side is City Works Eatery & Pour House, a table service restaurant that welcomes Guests into an atmosphere that feels like an upscale sports bar. In addition to the nearly one hundred international and domestic beers on tap, Guests can indulge in an array of classic American sports bar favorites, including some unforgettable wings.
The Smoked Chicken Wings at City Works Eatery & Pour House feature both wings and drumsticks that are coated in a chili dry rub then perfectly smoked leaving them with intense flavor and juicy on the inside. They are then served with barbecue sauce and a Carolina mustard barbecue sauce for Guests to be able to elevate the flavor with every single dip and bite!
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Rix Sports Bar & Grill – Rix Boneless Wingers
A table service location at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort also features the atmosphere of a sports bar with over thirty televisions and a menu of American favorites. Rix Sports Bar & Grill is located in the main lobby of the Disney Resort and features an open air seating area with lots of natural light, modern columns and furniture, and massive chandeliers with pops of color from various globes.
The lunch and dinner menus at Rix Sports Bar & Grill feature a wide array of indulgent sports bar favorites, including some flavorful wings that Guests will absolutely not want to share. The Rix Boneless Wingers feature a dozen boneless wings that are perfectly coated in one of five sauces that Guests can choose from. With options like Chipotle Glaze, Teriyaki, Truffle Buffalo, Carolina BBQ, or Ancho Lime Dry Rub, Guests can customize their wings to have any flavor profile or level of spice that they desire!
River Roost – Bayou Wings
Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside is home to several great dining locations including River Roost, a lounge location that serves up some flavorful Southern favorites in a relaxing setting. River Roost features a full bar, comfortable seating, and rustic décor all focused around a stage where YeeHa Bob regularly performs throughout the week, making it a great place to relax after a long day in the Disney Parks.
River Roost features a limited menu of appetizers which are served each evening between five and ten, and each one brings traditional Southern flavors and comfort foods to the next level. The Bayou Wings are perfectly smoked to infuse lots of flavor and juicy interior and then tossed in a sweet-and-spicy barbecue sauce and served with a side of Cajun Fries to make them feel more like an entrée than an appetizer!
Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar – Club Obi Wan Chicken Wings
Fans of the Indiana Jones film franchise will love stopping by Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar in The Landing area of Disney Springs. Jock was a pilot who helped Indy escape in a scene from Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark and he eventually retired and turned his hangar into a hangout for friends from all corners of the world. Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar serves up a menu of unique cocktails and appetizers, all of which pay homage to beloved scenes from the films.
While sipping on signature cocktails like Reggie’s Revenge, the German Mechanic, Fountain of Youth, or Shorty’s Singapore Sling, Guests can also enjoy a limited menu of appetizers and happy hour specials including wings that pay homage to the club that Willie sings at in the beginning of Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. The Club Obi Wan Chicken Wings allow Guests to choose either Shanghai BBQ, Birds Eye Chili, or St. Augustine Datil Pepper sauce and are served with a side of lime sour cream for a tangy and cooling option for dipping.
House of Blues Restaurant & Bar – Crispy Wings
Over on the West Side of Disney Springs, Guests can enjoy a meal at the House of Blues Restaurant & Bar which features a rustic interior with nods to the history of music through art work and items depicting some of the greatest musicians of all time. The menu at House of Blues Restaurant & Bar focuses on a blending of Southern favorites and international flavors, resulting in some unique bites that are worth stopping by for.
Open for brunch, lunch, and dinner, the House of Blues Restaurant & Bar features an extensive menu of options to choose from including the Crispy Wings which features a portion that weighs in at over a pound making it definitely shareable. The wings have the option of being smothered in a Memphis BBQ sauce with crispy onions, cilantro, and ranch dressing or classic Buffalo sauce with blue cheese dressing and slaw, so Guests can choose which flavors they are looking to enjoy with each visit.
The Polite Pig – Polite Rub Chicken Wings
Indulgent barbecue bites can be found in the Town Center area of Disney Springs at The Polite Pig, a quick service location that serves up items inspired by different types of traditional barbecue cooking infused with some popular Florida flavors. The interior of The Polite Pig welcomes Guests with the perfect blend of modern décor and rustic elements, and every meal there is sure to be unforgettable.
In addition to sandwiches, sides, and salads, Guests can also order up some sharable items at The Polite Pig including an order of wings that no one will want to share. The Polite Rub Chicken Wings are coated in an insanely flavorful spice rub that packs layers of heat and sweetness that is then cooked to perfection creating a juicy interior and crispy exterior. The Polite Rub Chicken Wings are also served with a side of pickled carrots to add a bite of vinegar and sweet carrot to cut through the intense flavor of the wings.
Bar Riva – Confit Chicken Wings
Disney’s Riviera Resort is one of the newest locations at the Walt Disney World Resort and brings the charm and romance of the Riviera to life through breathtaking architecture, landscaping, and more. The Disney Resort is also home to several dining options which are quickly gaining popularity with Guests including Bar Riva, an open air lounge located by the pool that serves up specialty cocktails and a limited food menu of flavorful options.
Guests are sure to feel immediately relaxed and transported to the Riviera upon entering Bar Riva as there are beautiful stone archways, vibrant pops of blue tile and seating, and a modern wooden plank ceiling that adds height and drama. The perfect bite to order while enjoying the atmosphere are the Confit Chicken Wings which are perfectly cooked and served with a Calabrian chili agrodolce for the right balance of sweet and spicy in each bite.
Tony’s Town Square Restaurant
The last stop for amazing wings at the Walt Disney World Resort is Tony’s Town Square on Main Street in the Magic Kingdom. The table service restaurant is designed to feel like the classic Italian eatery from Lady and the Tramp and the menu features an array of Italian comfort food with wonderful flavor.
The Antipasti menu at Tony’s Town Square Restaurant features some classic items that most Italian restaurants feature like Caprese and a Caesar Salad in addition to a unique order of chicken wings. The Five Alarm Wings are perfectly fried until juicy on the inside and crispy on the outside, smothered in a sweet-and-spicy sauce, and served with a side of ranch dressing to cool down the heat with each dip. They are the perfect start to any meal at Tony’s Town Square Restaurant and a great way to energize while enjoying a long day in the Magic Kingdom!