The Vig Fillmore in Phoenix: Happy Hour Report Card
Hayden Harrison The Coronado Cup fizzes -- in a good way.
The Hours: Happy hour is offered Monday through Friday from 3 to 6 p.m.
The Interior: The Vig has locataions in Arcadia, Uptown and Fillmore. With long tables and open areas, The Vig Fillmore has a friendly vibe. It's November in Arizona, which means perfect patio weather. It's why we all live here, right? The Vig Fillmore has a spacious patio complete with tables, lounge chairs, a fire pit, and an outdoor bar. With old school tunes like "It's Not Unusual" by Tom Jones playing, we could stay here all night, or at least until happy hour ends.
Hayden Harrison The Hot Vings come with 10 wings.
The Food: During happy hour, the select half-price appetizers are big enough to fill you up. Edamame, guacamole, hummus, hot wings, sliders, a daily flatbread, and grilled fish tacos are on the menu.
We decided on the the Double Down, roasted red pepper and roasted garlic hummus. It's served with fresh chopped tomatoes, cucumbers and warm pita bread for $4. The Vig sprinkles chili powder on garlic hummus to give it a kick. The Hot "Vings" were the other dish we couldn't resist. They come in a traditional, Thai sweet chili, or honey BBQ sauce. We went with the traditional, which is a very mild buffalo. The wings were crispy and juicy with just the right amount of sauce on them for $4.50.
Plus, the waitress played along when my boyfriend kept repeating "hot vings" when I would only say "hot wings."