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Stamford CT chicken wings

Just moved from westchester,ny. Do I have to go back to Candlelight Inn for great wings or does Stamford have a great place of its own!?

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    1. Bradford's, at least what I remember were very decent. Their seasoned waffle fries and cheese are legit. Good spot for Football overall.

      1. Candlelight Inn? Where is that? Stamford has awesome wings at Bobby V's (my vote for the best), Vinny's backyard, Bradford's, i hear Seaside Tavern has great wings (but never had them myself)

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        1. re: bbqlover

          I had bobby v's the other night. Good but it superlative.

        2. I love the wings at Coalhouse Pizza (High Ridge Rd, Stamford). I have heard about Candlelight Inn wings though, need to get over there!

          1. I haven't had wings in Stamford but Candlelight is an iconic place. You'll definitely still have to go back from time to time! We moved from White Plains to Greenwich and still try to make it back there every now and again. Yum.

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            1. re: mla19

              Candlelight inn is in hartsdale. If u ever go there ask for hot sauce and teriyaki together. It's unreal!!!

              1. re: Larfelts

                I agree that Bobby V's and Bradford's have decent wings, but in my opinion, they cannot touch Candlelight. That said; Candlelight is not in or near Stamford. It's quite a ways from Stamford, into NY.

                What sets them apart for me is the extra care they take. It's such a little thing, but consider how they cut the wings into the traditional two pieces but keep them barely connected so you know they came in as whole wings and were trimmed there.

                I usually go for the hot sauce, and I think it's great. The place is a local's joint that has sort of exploded; it's a little dive-y with a couple of quirks and the menu is just mostly bar snacks and some sandwiches, but the wings are awesome and a lot of people know it.

                The fact that they have a second building next door just for catering should say something.

                1. re: cardiak

                  Gonna have to make a special trip to this Candlelight Inn now...

                  1. re: fcmenutalk

                    So to summarize, the best wings in Stamford are in Hartsdale, NY?

                    I hadn't heard of Candlelight before, but it sounds well worth the trip.