Monday, April 15, 2024

18 eateries with the most unique and affordable wings in and around Victoria


We’ll cut to the chase: this is a list of some of Victoria’s most affordable, interesting, and delicious wing destinations!

Whether you’re looking to save money on going out or love wings but want to jazz them up a little, these restaurants are for you.

Don’t Break the Bank

Hecklers Bar and Grill

With the least expensive wings in Victoria and over 50(!) flavours to choose from, Hecklers is a stand-out when it comes to Wednesday wing nights.

  • Wings: $4.90/ten
  • When: Wednesdays after 4 p.m.
  • Where: 123 Gorge Rd

Felicita’s Pub

Amazing wings at a price even students can afford.

  • Wings: $6.50/ten
  • When: Thursdays, 11:30 a.m. — 12 a.m.
  • Where: 3800 Finnerty Rd

Phoenix Bar and Grill

Why have one wing night when you could have two?

  • Wings: at least 50% off (regular $13)
  • When: Wednesdays and Fridays, 5 p.m. — close
  • Where: 3944 Quadra St

Moon Under Water Brewery & Pub

What goes together better than wings and local craft beer?

  • Wings: $6/lb
  • When: Wednesdays 5 p.m. to close
  • Where: 350B Bay St

The Loft Pub

Have your wings with a side of music bingo!

  • Wings: $6.50
  • When: Wednesdays, 4 p.m. — 10 p.m.
  • Where: 299 Gorge Rd E

Maude Hunter’s Pub

A cozy Victoria institution, Maude’s is a timeless spot to spend your Wednesday wing night.

  • Wings: $7/lb wings
  • When: Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m. — 12 a.m.
  • Where: 3810 Shelbourne St

Smuggler’s Cove Pub

The roomy patio is sure to complement your wings once the weather warms up, but for now just enjoy them with the pub’s old-fashioned charm.

  • Wings: $7/lb
  • When: Mondays, 3 p.m. — 11:30 p.m.
  • Where: 2581 Penrhyn St

Gorge Pointe Pub

Tucked alongside the Gorge Waterway, Gorge Pointe is your classic neighbourhood pub, perfect for casual wings between friends.

  • Wings: $8/dozen
  • When: Tuesdays, 11 a.m. — 12 p.m.
  • Where: 1075 Tillicum Rd

Four Mile Brewpub

Happy hour wings means affordable wings every day!

  • Wings: $8.50/lb wings
  • When: Monday — Sunday, 3 p.m — 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. to close
  • Where: 199 Island Hwy

Try Something New

The Tartan Toque

The Tartan Toque is lauded as one of Victoria’s best restaurants for wings. With 24 house-made sauces and a choice of chicken or tofu wings, it’s quality, variety, and affordability all in one.

  • Wings: $8.50/10 reg or tofu wings
  • When: Wednesdays, all day
  • Where: 1507 Pandora Ave

Monkey Tree Pub

Monkey Tree is right: thirteen wings are better than twelve. 17 flavours are nothing to scoff at, either — have you ever tried madras wings?

  • Wings: $12/baker’s dozen
  • When: Daily, 3 p.m. — 6 p.m.
  • Where: 4025 Borden St

Chicken on the Run

Chicken on the Run’s unique “broasting” method (deep frying under pressure) makes their wings extra juicy without undue amounts of grease.

  • Wings: $2.5/singe, $14/ten, $26/twenty
  • When: Monday — Sunday, 3 p.m. — 9:30 p.m.
  • Where: 405 Craigflower Rd

Bucky’s Taphouse

Have you ever had to sign a waiver before eating at a restaurant? You will if you dare to try Bucky’s Diablo wings!

  • Wings: $8.50/lb
  • When: Wednesdays, 11 a.m. — 11 p.m.
  • Where: 2668 Sooke Rd

Heron Rock Bistro

For those craving something a little off the beaten path, try Heron Rock’s duck wings with orange coriander vinaigrette.

  • Wings: $10/lb
  • When: Monday — Sunday, 3 p.m — 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. — 10 p.m.
  • Where: 435 Simcoe St

Chuck’s Burger Bar

Tired of fiddling with tiny bones and drumettes? Go big with a plate of massive turkey wings at Chuck’s!

  • Wings: $9/2lbs
  • When: Monday — Sunday, 2:30 p.m — 5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to close
  • Where: 2031 Malaview Ave; 538 Yates St

Ma Miller’s Pub

Ma Miller’s boasts that their Monster Wings are the “biggest wings in town” — why not go and judge for yourself? There are 19 flavours to choose from!

  • Wings: $10.95 monster, $8.95 regular
  • When: Wednesdays, all day
  • Where: 2903 Sooke Lake Rd

The Very Good Butchers

Perfect for vegans and vegetarians who want to join in on the wonder that is wings – with one minor alteration.

  • Cauli wings: $9
  • When: Monday — Sunday, 10 a.m. — 6 p.m.
  • Where: 6-1701 Douglas St

The Sticky Wicket

More cauliflower wings! Seriously, even skeptical carnivores like them.

  • Wings: $5
  • When: Monday — Sunday, 3 p.m. — 6 p.m.
  • Where: 919 Douglas St

Did we miss your favourite? Do you know where to get even cheaper and wilder wings? Let us know in the comments!

Hannah Koning
UVic student and Freelance Writer at Victoria Buzz. If you’ve got a story, I probably want to write it:

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