Monday, April 15, 2024

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

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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!

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

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