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Apr 27, 2011 07:44 PM

Buffalo Wild Wings suggestions

Hi All. I live near Oshawa and the chain "Buffalo Wild Wing" is spreading its wings in to Canada and will soon open a location in Oshawa. I realize it is a chain restaurant, but not having had visited any American restaurants of theirs, does anyone have any reviews of their food/wings or any suggestions to try? Thanks.

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  1. I tried them twice and myfavourite was the jerk wings.
    HOWEVER, I had a strong MSG reactionb both times I ate there, so won't be returning.

    1. I travel a lot for work, and sometimes work late into the day. When I can't find a local restaurant that suits my tastes and schedule, my fall-back is often Buffalo Wild Wings (especially on Tuesday night - wing night) I very much enjoy their wings. Are they the best I've had? I don't think so, but the are always good and they have a number of different flavors and heat levels to appeal to everyone. I like a lot of their sauces, and in general prefer hotter to milder, but my favorite is definitely "Spicy Garlic". A little hotter than medium, and always tasty. The curious thing is, and I've had others agree with me on this, is that some nights certain sauces seem hotter than other nights. That makes no sense, because you know that it's a chain and that the sauce comes in some kind of pre-made bucket or something, but it still happens. Maybe sometimes there is just more sauce on the wings. I don't know, and it's not a problem, more like a welcome surprise. Anyway, great wings and, at most locations, a wide selection of draft beers (avoid the Bud Light/Coors Light/Miller Lite crap, of course!) is more than enough to keep me coming back. I was recently in southern Calif. for 10 days and ate one night in the a "BeeDubs" there (son was craving wings...we ate local or regional stuff all other nights) and though the bartender said they didn't have any "local" beers (turns out she didn't know what she was talking about), she did serve a brew from Kona brewing in HI that had toasted coconut flavor in it. Wonderful! but I digress... try some wings, and let us know what you think. Good luck!

      1. Any word on whether this is open yet?

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        1. re: jmeggs

          Opens next week, the 16th I think.

        2. Waiting for a review, anyone? Wondering if its worth the 1H drive from t.o. -

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          1. re: Little T

            I would doubt it. It is a chain restaurant and I don't believe any chain is worth driving an hour for! You might want to go to the chain board and read some reviews there, that may give you a better perspective.

            1. re: Little T

              Absolutely not. If you're going to drive that far for wings, go in the other direction and just go to Buffalo. BW3's spicy garlic wings are one of my guilty pleasures, but I also happen to have one within walking distance of my house. :)

              1. re: Little T

                Oh dear god no.

                Been to one in the states. Didn't think it was anything much better than Wild Wing here.


              2. Sorry - deleted my post.

                I thought this was about the Wild Wings chain, I failed to notice the Buffalo part.