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Sticky Fingers Restaurant

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Bar, Sandwiches, Barbecue, Chicken Wings
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420 Broad St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-1246
(423) 265-7427
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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: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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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Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Doing business
Entertaining clients

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good BBQ, good service at a good price

We stopped in on a Saturday afternoon and waited about 25 minutes for a table. We were thinking the restaurant was busy, but that was not the case. There were a lot of empty tables. So we are guessing they may have been understaffed. Once we were seated though, the service was very good and the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
bgmckinley
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Tennessee
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

We placed a pick up order on 4/14/15. We were missing 1/3 of our food. This was ordered for a large meeting which means a 1/3rd of our staff recieved no food. This is the third time this has happened with ordering from this location. I would have giving it one star but the young lady that took the order... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW via mobile

We stopped here for lunch while walking around Downtown Chattanooga. We really enjoyed our meals. We had the brisket sandwich and fries, the chicken tender meal and the fried pickles. We loved the Tennessee Whiskey Bbq sauce so much that we bought one to take home!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

We stopped in on a Saturday afternoon and waited about 25 minutes for a table. We were thinking the restaurant was busy, but that was not the case. There were a lot of empty tables. So we are guessing they may have been understaffed. Once we were seated though, the service was very good and the food just as good.... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

My wife and I tried the sampler rib platter for two. The ribs were tasty for the most part but some were a bit dry. My ordered a side of corn bread that was dry and bland. Service was friendly but a bit lacking. An order of fried pickles never arrived and had to be canceled. The corn bread arrived... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

In town and had a party of 40 that I need to feed for supper. Had a time, unloaded a bus of 30 high school athletes and hostess froze. She was busy and didn't know what to do except smart off to other customers. I took group back to room that we had reserved. Room was extremely hot. Buffett was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

After our wonderful boat tour we asked around town about the best place to eat. Sticky fingers came up again and again. After enjoying delicious dry rubbed ribs ,pulled pork and huge smokey chicken breast my family and I see why. Great food!!!

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Clermont, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Had the wings and ribs with fries and onion curls along with an Order of grilled corn on the cob and fries. The corn was chewy and not so good but the onions which were not on the menu were great.The server was very helpful and made sure we had whatever we needed. Was so full eating on the road... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Bartender was awesome. Hostess absolutely stunk. They were our of ribs this night at 7:30 (later found out it was the third night in a row). Went to the bar and found a very nice competent bartender while waiting for a table. Call never came. Went across the street to Sugars and found live music and great food.

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Waynesville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Our Antique Car Club group went to Chattanooga for Easter weekend to visit various locations/take tours. I made arrangements for us to have lunch at Sticky Fingers in the private room. When we arrived they took us to the room, handed out menus, took drink orders, brought them out immediately and started taking food orders so quickly some of us... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The family went over our spring break, the food was good, serving sizes were good but a little on the small side. Their burgers are unique. The manager asked us to move tables after we received our appetizer so he could seat a larger party, while aggravating they did comp our appetizer and dessert.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 420 Broad St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-1246
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: (423) 265-7427

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 9
  • Cuisine: Bar, Sandwiches, Barbecue, Chicken Wings

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients

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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?