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Sticky Fingers

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Bar, Pizza, Seafood, Sandwiches, Barbecue, Delicatessen, Pub, Chicken Wings
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1200 North Main Street, Ste 17A, Summerville, SC 29483
+1 843-871-7427
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: The first location, opened in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina in 1992...
The first location, opened in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina in 1992, remains the flagship store for Sticky Fingers. That's where the five barbecue sauces - Memphis Original, Carolina Classic, Tennessee Whiskey, Carolina Sweet and Habanero Hot - came to life. The sweet smell of hickory wood permeates through each restaurant as all of the smoked meats are still slow cooked on-site in barbecue pits and watched closely by our resident pit masters. It is that continued commitment to tradition and authenticity that makes our restaurants and signature barbecue sauces so popular. Recognized for serving the best hickory-smoked Memphis-style barbecue and ribs in the Southeast and creating award-winning barbecue sauce sold in 5,000 retail locations across the country, Sticky Fingers Smokehouses celebrated their 20th Anniversary in 2013. To this day, the restaurants remain true to the original founders' ideals of great customer service, reasonable prices and having a passion for 'fall-off-the-bone delicious' ribs, pulled pork barbecue and chicken. Memphis-style Barbecue is cooked at a low-temperature, and with a slow-smoked dry (without any sauce) process that enhances the natural flavor of the meat. Since the pork is smoked without sauce the high quality of the meat is the most important ingredient. The meat is cooked in a smoker and although thoroughly cooked, is pink in color. It is tenderly hand-pulled (not chopped). Other popular styles of Barbecue rely on a sauce to flavor the meat. Most "Carolina-style" Barbecue is cooked on a grill (not a smoker) or boiled in a vinegar-based sauce and chopped with a knife. At Sticky Fingers you will enjoy a casual dining environment with family, friends, and kids while getting sticky and having fun, or hang out at our fully stocked bar with signature cocktails and a wide selection of beer and wine while watching the big game on one of the many widescreen TV's. Get Sticky. Have Fun! Headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Sticky Fingers is a unique barbecue smokehouse concept with 16 locations in the Carolinas, Tennessee, Georgia and Florida. Sticky Fingers specializes in high quality barbecue and comfort food and offers five signature barbecue sauces - Memphis Original, Carolina Classic, Tennessee Whiskey, Carolina Sweet and Habanero Hot. In addition to its core restaurant business, the company has generated successful catering, online mail order and retail barbecue sauce businesses. Sticky Fingers offers guests monthly offers and updates through its StickEClub. To-Go: Our complete dine-in menu is available To-Go and we have added Family-Style options for meats and sides in larger containers. In addition we offer value priced "Express Meals" To-Go. Express Meals are sized just right for families and include a pint of homemade cole salw, BBQ Baked Beans and a bottle of Sticky Fingers Sauce. Catering: We offer 3 levels of catering services for parties from 20 to 4,000! Full Service Catering Don't want to lift a finger? Let our professional catering staff do all the work for you. We will set-up, maintain the buffet line during the designated serving time, and clean up when it's over. We will provide serving tables and linens. Food will be served in metal pans from warmed chafing dishes. Full Service Delivery This option includes everything in the delivery service plus a disposable tablecloth and set-up of disposable aluminum chafing dishes with sternos to keep your food hot. Delivery Service We set it up, you take care of the rest. Our experienced caterer will deliver the food to you in ready-to-serve aluminum pans. All packaging is disposable.
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    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
They are changing my mind.

For the last few years I have not been very happy when our group chose to visit Sticky Fingers, but I am changing my mind. Our last visit everything was great and the order was right the first time. I got the shredded chicken nachos and they were excellent. My husband ordered 1/2 rack of ribs... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
Arlette M
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Summerville, South Carolina
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Summerville, South Carolina
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

For the last few years I have not been very happy when our group chose to visit Sticky Fingers, but I am changing my mind. Our last visit everything was great and the order was right the first time. I got the shredded chicken nachos and they were excellent. My husband ordered 1/2 rack of ribs and wished he had... More 

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Walterboro, South Carolina, United States
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I eat here about 2-3 times a year and can tell when something is off. I love the wings and order them every time. This time however things had changed. The wings tasted greasy and the Blue Cheese dip was not what I remembered it to be. My wife even said it tasted like greasy mayo with flavoring. I'm not... More 

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South Carolina
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56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

If I could eat at this place every day, I would, and of course I'd be as big as a house! In my opinion, this is the best barbeque that you can pass between your lips! It's that good! The variety of sauces that they offer gives you the chance to take a trip around the country in one spot!... More 

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Warren, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Everything was delicious. Service was great. Restaurant was clean and cool. Our 12 year old devoured his chicken tenders and mac & cheese, then attacked whatever was left on our plates: pulled pork, corn on the cob, chicken.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

I have been hearing for years how good this bbq was. Ordered the bbq sandwich, it was not that great. Average at best. Itdid not live up to the hype

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Charleston, South Carolina
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Excellent variety, large portions and kids eat free on Monday nights! Love the games and puzzles set up to keep the kids busy while you wait on the food. Ribs are really good, wings were tasty, and kids loved the shredded pork. Service was quick. Good value for the money. The only reason I am not giving this place a... More 

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Summerville, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The ribs are delicious and all varieties are gluten-free! They have an extensive allergen menu and are careful how they prepare your food. Manager and wait staff are always friendly and attentive. My favorite restaurant in the Charleston area!

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Gardner, Massachusetts
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Overall it was good to very good, there were 5 of us, our server was excellent but the place could use a deep cleaning, everywhere you looked it boarded on nasty.

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Castaic, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Overall was very satisfied with Sticky Fingers. It was our first time in one since they aren't over on the left coast. They let you sample all of their sauces (5 or 6) before you order. Food was excellent and service was good too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I got a lunch sampler that consisted of a pulled pork sandwich, ribs, homemade cole slaw, and baked beans. It was plenty of food and everything was very good. The cole slaw was fresh and the baked beans were very tasty. The ribs had a great smoky flavor and the pulled pork was moist and flavorful. I tried and enjoyed... More 

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Additional Information about Sticky Fingers

Address: 1200 North Main Street, Ste 17A, Summerville, SC 29483
Phone Number: +1 843-871-7427
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Summerville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Bar, Pizza, Seafood, Sandwiches, Barbecue, Delicatessen, Pub, Chicken Wings

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1200 North Main Street, Ste 17A, Summerville, SC 29483
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Summerville
  • Phone Number: +1 843-871-7427

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bar, Pizza, Seafood, Sandwiches, Barbecue, Delicatessen, Pub, Chicken Wings

Description

The first location, opened in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina in 1992, remains the flagship store for Sticky Fingers. That's where the five barbecue sauces - Memphis Original, Carolina Classic, Tennessee Whiskey, Carolina Sweet and Habanero Hot - came to life. The sweet smell of hickory wood permeates through each restaurant as all of the smoked meats are still slow cooked on-site in barbecue pits and watched closely by our resident pit masters. It is that continued commitment to tradition and authenticity that makes our restaurants and signature barbecue sauces so popular. Recognized for serving the best hickory-smoked Memphis-style barbecue and ribs in the Southeast and creating award-winning barbecue sauce sold in 5,000 retail locations across the country, Sticky Fingers Smokehouses celebrated their 20th Anniversary in 2013. To this day, the restaurants remain true to the original founders' ideals of great customer service, reasonable prices and having a passion for 'fall-off-the-bone delicious' ribs, pulled pork barbecue and chicken. Memphis-style Barbecue is cooked at a low-temperature, and with a slow-smoked dry (without any sauce) process that enhances the natural flavor of the meat. Since the pork is smoked without sauce the high quality of the meat is the most important ingredient. The meat is cooked in a smoker and although thoroughly cooked, is pink in color. It is tenderly hand-pulled (not chopped). Other popular styles of Barbecue rely on a sauce to flavor the meat. Most "Carolina-style" Barbecue is cooked on a grill (not a smoker) or boiled in a vinegar-based sauce and chopped with a knife. At Sticky Fingers you will enjoy a casual dining environment with family, friends, and kids while getting sticky and having fun, or hang out at our fully stocked bar with signature cocktails and a wide selection of beer and wine while watching the big game on one of the many widescreen TV's. Get Sticky. Have Fun! Headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Sticky Fingers is a unique barbecue smokehouse concept with 16 locations in the Carolinas, Tennessee, Georgia and Florida. Sticky Fingers specializes in high quality barbecue and comfort food and offers five signature barbecue sauces - Memphis Original, Carolina Classic, Tennessee Whiskey, Carolina Sweet and Habanero Hot. In addition to its core restaurant business, the company has generated successful catering, online mail order and retail barbecue sauce businesses. Sticky Fingers offers guests monthly offers and updates through its StickEClub. To-Go: Our complete dine-in menu is available To-Go and we have added Family-Style options for meats and sides in larger containers. In addition we offer value priced "Express Meals" To-Go. Express Meals are sized just right for families and include a pint of homemade cole salw, BBQ Baked Beans and a bottle of Sticky Fingers Sauce. Catering: We offer 3 levels of catering services for parties from 20 to 4,000! Full Service Catering Don't want to lift a finger? Let our professional catering staff do all the work for you. We will set-up, maintain the buffet line during the designated serving time, and clean up when it's over. We will provide serving tables and linens. Food will be served in metal pans from warmed chafing dishes. Full Service Delivery This option includes everything in the delivery service plus a disposable tablecloth and set-up of disposable aluminum chafing dishes with sternos to keep your food hot. Delivery Service We set it up, you take care of the rest. Our experienced caterer will deliver the food to you in ready-to-serve aluminum pans. All packaging is disposable.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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