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KarenNYC Aug 17, 2008 03:23 PM

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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    CTburgerlover Sep 28, 2009 09:01 AM

    Bobby Valentine's in Stamford has really good wings. Good wings to be found next door at Tiernan's as well.

    www.bobbyv.com/

    225 Main St
    Stamford, CT 06901-2918
    (203) 348-0010

    www.tiernansbar.com

    187 Main St
    Stamford, CT 06901-2918
    (203) 353-8566

    1. amanda3571 Aug 18, 2008 12:09 PM

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

      1. adamclyde Aug 18, 2008 10:16 AM

        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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          greenwichorganic Aug 18, 2008 10:48 AM

          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.

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            bonacbub Aug 18, 2008 11:53 AM

            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.

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              adamclyde Aug 18, 2008 07:32 PM

              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.

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          A avenue Aug 18, 2008 09:19 AM

          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.

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            Alex318 Aug 17, 2008 04:56 PM

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

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              sibeats Aug 17, 2008 05:02 PM

              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.

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              Matteaucubed Aug 17, 2008 04:06 PM

              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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                sexyLAMBCHOPx Sep 28, 2009 07:41 AM

                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.

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