Winging It: Exploring Cranbrook's Top Chicken Wing Spots

January 16, 2024 |

It’s the finger food many know and love, the one that brings friends together over a communal snack to pair with their favourite après work or play beverage. We, of course, are talking about chicken wings.

A pub and restaurant staple, chefs from around the globe have sauced, dusted, and infused their own unique flavours into these crispy and juicy bite-sized favourites.

Naturally, boasting some of the most creative culinary minds, some of Cranbrook’s top joints are putting their own spin on this classic (and are even offering specials on them weekly). So, if you’re looking for where the best wings in Cranbrook can be found, check out these spots below:

Fenwick and Baker

Peanut butter on chicken wings!? Yes, and they are TASTY.

The quintessential pub experience, Fenwick and Baker is sure to have a wing flavour you haven’t tried before, like “The Baker” with peanut butter, sweet Thai chili and cilantro, or “The Fenwick” with hot sauce, ranch and blue cheese crumbles.

They even have a wing night every Wednesday with special prices, so you can these tasty bites for an even better price.

Fire Hall Kitchen and Tap

The team at the Fire Hall is always thinking outside the box to bring you something unique, and they certainly don’t disappoint when it comes to wings.

There is something for the spice lovers, like Carrot Habanero and Green Ghost, and flavours for the more sweet or savoury fans, like honey butter and roast garlic or black garlic and espresso teriyaki.

You can even ask them to substitute the chicken wings for chicken fried cauliflower!

Don Cherry’s Sports Grill

Catch the game and enjoy some of the biggest chicken wings around at Don Cherry’s in the Prestige Rocky Mountain Resort.

With thirteen different flavours on deck, like lemon pepper and butter buffalo, there is sure to be a sauce or seasoning for the whole crew.

Be sure to stop by on Thursdays for the wing night, where you get two pounds for the price of one.

Perry’s Pizza and Grill

A Cranbrook staple, Perry’s is a regular spot for locals to grab a basket of wings and a beer. Be sure to try their root beer BBQ, honey mustard or hot honey wings!

Stop by on Thursdays for their wing night special, where baskets are half price.

Boston Pizza

Cranbrook’s locally owned Boston Pizza is a wonderful place to come together with family and friends to share a beverage and some wings!

They’ve got all the classic flavours, and you can choose either fried, baked, or boneless wings.

Stop by on Wednesdays for their wing night, where single orders are served at discounted prices.

Other Local Faves

Smitty's: A local favourite right on the strip! Stop by on Friday's for their wing special.

Blue Sky Pub and Family Grill: Heading to the Bucks game or catching a show at Western Financial Place? Be sure to make a stop upstairs before or after the game!