The 12 Best Spots For Lemon Pepper Wings In Atlanta, Chosen By Atlantans!

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The 12 Best Spots For Lemon Pepper Wings In Atlanta, Chosen By Atlantans!

The best eateries to chow down on Atlanta’s institutional lemon pepper wings

Lemon Pepper Wings have become an iconic part of Atlantan culture. Undisputedly every ATLien’s favorite flavor chicken wing, we asked y’all on Instagram to share your go-to spots in Atlanta. Whether you like your order to be extra wet or extra dry, with excessive rub, or a light sprinkle, there’s a wing spot for everyone in Atlanta. So get ready to tick off every eatery on this list of delicious places serving up the ATL favorite.

1. JR Crickets

JR Crickets

Where: Several locations

It’s always wing time at JR Crickets! And luckily enough, there’s plenty of locations in Atlanta meaning you’re never too far from delicious lemon pepper wings. However, their extensive marinades and rubs will make it difficult not to sample a couple (or more!).

2. DBA Barbeque

Where: Virginia Highland

This hidden gem could be compared to church for some ATL lemon pepper wing-lovers! The welcoming staff will make you feel right at home, as you treat yourselves to unbeatable barbeque. As well as wings, the spot is beloved for their  St. Louis ribs, pork, and beef brisket!

3. Taco Mac

Where: Midtown

Don’t let the name of this Midtown hotspot deceive you. Although some enter for the tacos, people return for the lemon pepper wings! This bustling sports bar is a great place to watch a game and devour  a generous serving of wings, so drop a pin on this place for the next major sporting event! Instagram user @chocl8key suggested to get the dry rub, with extra rub!

4. The Local

This energetic and lively bar provides an excellent pub-grub fair, with the wings being the star on their star-studded menu. There’s arcade games and don’t miss out on their weekly karaoke nights.

5. The Sleepy Potato

Where: Candler Road, and more!

With a couple locations spread across Atlanta, The Sleepy Potato has taken loaded fries to the next level. Although some ATL residents have picked up on their delicious wings, including Atlanta’s beloved style of lemon pepper!

6. Three Dollar Cafe

Where: Chastain, Marietta & Embry Village

For the most bang for your buck, head to Three Dollar Cafe! Another great spot to watch a game, enjoy their tempting menu of burgers, pasta & wings, plus an unbeatable selection of draft beers on tap!

7. A Town Wings

A-Town Wings

Where: Hammond Park, and more!


In 2008, a couple of chicken shop store owners got together, and “ATown Wings” was born, which was founded here in Atlanta! The rest is history, and the lemon pepper legacy in the ATL continues to thrive, as they expanded with multiple locations across the city.

8. The Bando

The Bando (via Instagram)

Where: Harland Terrace

The Bando has gained quite a following for their killer wings, and their lemon pepper wings are an adored addition to the menu. However, Instagram user @funnybone79 suggested you try out their famous Crack Wings, and we 100% concur!

9. Wingstop


Where: Several locations

This major chicken wing chain has been given the ATL stamp of approval for their lemon pepper wings. You’re never too far away from a Wingstop in Atlanta, so make sure to check one out next time you need your lemon pepper fix!

10. Hudson Grille

Where: Little Five Points, Downtown, Kennesaw, Midtown, and more!

One of Atlanta’s favorite sports bars is bound to serve up some tempting lemon pepper wings, and they don’t disappoint. Hudson Grille’s menu is rammed with pub grub perfection, and was recommended a few times when we asked for your favorite lemon pepper hotspots on Instagram.

11. Torched Hop

Where: Midtown

There are so many spectacular Atlantan craft breweries taking the beer world by storm. Torched Hop is one of the many top-notch hoppy hotspots in the ATL, and their chicken wings make the visit worth it alone. However, you can’t leave without sampling some of their award-winning brews, so make sure y’all have a designated driver at the ready!

12. American Deli

Where: Several locations

Unsurprisingly, this idolized deli chain had to make the list for their lemon pepper magic. Quite a few of our followers suggested heading to one of the many American Deli’s across Atlanta to try our their wings.

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