Brantford is home to some of the very best chicken wings you can get your hands on. Sticky, saucy, sweet, spicy, and full of incredible flavor, this dish is one of the very best for a weekend “treat yo’self.” Start your weekend off right by ordering in some Brantford-made chicken wings – and make sure you have lots of napkins (or a hose). Here are a few of your very own favourites:
Cobby’s Kitchen and Catering| 159 Sydenham St., Brantford
Order by phone (226-934-4996)
This homemade fast food restaurant is the perfect weekend take-out option if you’re craving that comfort of delicious better-than-bar food without the bar crowd. Their specials change daily at this local hotspot, but make sure you keep an eye out for their wing specials that locals rave about. Add a side of loaded nachos, mexi-fries, or poutine, and you’re all set for a night of catching up on episodes of The Last Dance.
Their specials are updated on Facebook regularly; be forewarned that it’s unlikely you’ll be able to leave their Facebook page without craving whatever is on the menu today.
Goo’s Take-Out and Catering | 230 Shellard Ln., Brantford
Order by phone (519-752-1111)
“Quick, tasty Canadian favourites with a twist,” is Goo’s commitment, and they certainly deliver on their promise. Locally owned by Rajeev “Goo” Jilka, this restaurant showcases his passion for trying new food combinations and exposing Brantford to world foods and flavours. Their almost cult-like following has certainly grown as diners share pictures of their food hauls on social media, including heaping takeout containers of poutine, stuffed wraps and sandwiches, and some of the very best (gluten free!) wings in Brantford, coated in flavours like lemon pepper, garlic parm, honey garlic, and “death sauce.”
Goo’s is operating at their new hours, Monday from 3-8pm and Tuesday through Saturday from 12-8pm, for delivery and takeout only.
Sammy’s Rec Room | 10 Mount Pleasant St., Brantford
Order by phone (519-720-0000)
Sammy’s Rec Room continues to get rave reviews and is always on our list for TGIF! Their wings come highly recommended and include 14 sauces, including Buffalo Ranch, Sweet Thai Chili, and Tequila Lime; and 7 dry rubs, including Maple Bacon, Lemon Pepper, and Mango Habanero.
Can’t decide? Consider order one of their famous platters, which include delicious treats like chicken fingers, nachos, fries, pickle spears, breaded shrimp, and more. Their 2 Can Dine special is a great deal, too; for $19.99 on any day at any time, you can choose two of their popular wraps, sandwiches or burgers, with your choice of sides.
Sammy’s Rec Room is open 7 days a week, with takeout available from 12-8pm, and delivery available from 4-7:30pm.
Wingmaster | 70 Erie Ave., Brantford
Order by phone (519-750-1440) or Uber Eats
Since 2005, this restaurant’s leader, Tre “Wingmaster” Jones, keeps his Brantford roots thriving by excelling in what he calls the “flavor business.” Wingmaster offers over 70 unique flavours to choose from; whether you’re a boneless or bone-in eater, there’s something for every meaty craving. From the traditional mild/medium/hot buffalo flavor, to Apple Pie BBQ, to Creamy Dill Pickle, to Raspberry Jerk, you might have to order a few pounds in different flavours to sample.
During COVID-19, Wingmaster will be open on Tuesday through Sunday from 5-9pm for takeout and delivery only.