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Aug 17, 2008 03:23 PM

Any decent wings near Greenwich, CT?

Hey all,

I am having a serious wing craving and buffalo wild wings is just not going to cut it and Candlelight is just to far of a drive. Anyone know of a good place to get hot wings or BBQ wings near Greenwich, CT?

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  1. Vinny's Backyard Bar & Grill in Springdale (on Hope st. across from the Twin Rinks) has the best buffalo wings around.

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    1. re: Matteaucubed

      Matte - I agree about Vinny's Backyard. The wings are so good and their ribs are so tasty. The price is fair and do takeout often. It took me 5+ years in CT to satisfy my wing craving from NYC.

    2. I really dig the Black Duck in Westport. Think the wings are very meaty and have a nice kick too.

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      1. re: Alex318

        Archie Moore's in Fairfield has the best wings...there might be some other branches closer to Greenwich...they have a website you can check.

      2. I agree - Vinny's Backyard has pretty good wings. They have a 10 cent wing night on Wednesdays, but you have to sit at the bar to get the special price.

        Bradford's wings are good too, plus they have Anchorsteam on tap and sweet potato fries. They do a 25 cent wing night on Wednesdays, too.

        1. I'm feeling a bit sheepish with this answer since I feel I've talked about them a lot here and they've recently been getting some very mixed reviews, but the one time I had wings at Q in Port Chester, they were awesome. They are smoked (so not buffalo style) but they are very, very good. I hope they still are. It's been more than a year since I had them.

          Anyhow, good luck.

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          1. re: adamclyde

            Q's wings are not what most people would be looking for. They are not the traditional cut wing, but rather they give you the whole wing and are rather unwieldy. Also, their bbq sauce is sweet and tomato based. They're okay, but nothing more and not what most diners have come to expect when ordering wings.

            I found them difficult to eat, and just marginally edible. Q is basically a diner/slop bbq,and pretty much third rate. I liken it to high school cafeteria, where they dole out the portions with an ice cream scoop. It's too bad, because the area really needs a quality bbq joint, but this one doesn't measure up, from the wings on down.

            1. re: greenwichorganic

              I disagree, with you, while yes the wings are not "buffalo" type wings they are good, the food is hardly what I would call cafeteria food. The chicken is smoked well and juicy, the ribs the few times ive tried are very meaty and tasty. not sure what quality bbq is in your mind but i would say it rivals places like Virgils in NYC, not quite as good as some of the top places but for where we are its pretty darn good.

              1. re: bonacbub

                I agree with you. to say it's just diner/slop bbq is a bit harsh. I'll agree that it might not be world class, but I've had some damn good bbq out of that kitchen.

                I'm always surprised that the ordering system there bothers people. I actually like it. But it seems that the lack of an actual waiter seems to also color people's opinion about the place. I'm not sure why. It's the food that matters. If the food gets to your table in an efficient way, nothing else should matter.

          2. Fireside in Stamford has pretty good wings too. I think on Mondays they do ten cent wing night.