Appetizing fried buffalo chicken wings served on a wooden board with vegetables on the background.

Chicken wings are an American staple. Summer is the perfect time to enjoy some barbequed wings, too, and some of the best Pennsylvania chicken wings.

Now, one study has determined the best place to get chicken wings in Pennsylvania, and it’s a road trip away, but not too far. About an hour and a half. has put together a list of the 50 best places for chicken wings in the U.S. “If there’s one dish that brings pleasure to the masses, it has to be a humble bowl of chicken wings,” they state in the article. “Something so simple, yet with so many varieties that never fails to deliver happiness. The fact that you usually wash them down with some beer is just an added bonus.”

They add that in the U.S, “from BBQs to sports bars and at restaurants or food stalls around the country – wings feature on many a menu.” They’ve done the difficult work – or fun work – of trying tons of different chicken wings across the country. Now, they’ve picked the best of the best.

Pennsylvania Chicken Wings

So, what’s the best place to get chicken wings in Pennsylvania? Joe’s Famous Wings & Wieners in Leola. Why? As the publication explains, “They say that they are ‘happy to serve you the tastiest wings and wieners in all of Lancaster County.’ A big call for a restaurant to make, but one you’ll agree with once you tuck into those saucy wings.” Find the full list of the best chicken wings in America here.

Pennsylvania's Top 5 Favorite Cuisines Revealed

  • The most popular cuisines in Pennsylvania ranked in order of popularity in 2022


  • 5. Indian cuisine

    As a vegetarian, I have to say that I love Indian cuisine. They have tons of great, flavorful vegetarian options with lots of spice. It’s the No. 5 cuisine in Pennsylvania.

    Indian cuisine

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  • 4. Mexican cuisine

    Yes, yes and yes. Mexican cuisine is incredible, from wet burritos to tacos to nachos topped with cheese and all the fixings. Pennsylvania food lovers voted this their No.4 cuisine.


    (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

  • 3. Thai cuisine

    Thai cuisine is definitely delicious. As it turns out, is the No. 3 most popular cuisine in Pennsylvania. I’m thinking, that might be a good option for dinner tonight.

    Thai food

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  • 2. Italian cuisine

    Yum. Who doesn’t love some great pizza or spaghetti topped with fresh tomato sauce and just the right amount of basil? Italian cuisine is the No. 2 most popular in the state.

    A Dish Of Pasta

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  • 1. Chinese cuisine

    And, the No. 1 honor goes to Chinese cuisine. You really can’t go wrong with an evening of Netflix and chill with Chinese food, right? I see why this is a popular option across Pennsylvania.


    Chinese food

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Anne Erickson's love for music drew her into radio. She started on the airwaves shortly after graduating from MSU. Anne has a passion for rock and metal, and she also fronts the band Upon Wings. Email Anne at, follow her on Instagram at @EricksonAnne and tweet at her @AnneErickson! Anne covers the Detroit, Philadelphia and Las Vegas markets and beyond.

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