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Sticky Fingers Ribhouse

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Bar, Seafood, Sandwiches, Barbecue, Chicken Wings
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420 Broad Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402
(423) 265-7427
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, 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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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good BBQ

A variety of sauces to choose from and the ribs feel off the bone. The BBQ nachos could have used a few more toppings but they were good as well.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Jonesboro, Arkansas
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  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Entertaining clients
  • Large groups
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Jonesboro, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

A variety of sauces to choose from and the ribs feel off the bone. The BBQ nachos could have used a few more toppings but they were good as well.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Wife and I visited, again, and found service and food both good. We shared Rib Sampler for two and had way more then enough to eat even with a light lunch earlier in day. Sampler was good way to try a variety of preparations.

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memphis, tn
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

took the family here and they something for all of us from age 6 and above. I ordered the pulled chicken with green beans and fries. The chicken was good and I had plenty of sauces to choose from. We got the BBQ potato skins as an appetizer and they were delicious and topped with chicken. My wife and kids... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

It may have been an off night, but this place was not a big deal despite the hype. The portions were small compared to most BBQ places we have been to and the wait service was mediocre. In short a big disappointment for the price paid. Go to Big River Grille instead.

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Tularosa, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I had the wings and I like the way they are presented, sans sauce. With ample sauces to pick from at the table you are able to mix and match.

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Brandon, Mississippi, Usa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This was our last stop before heading out of town. The smell coming from the restaurant was a great draw. I had the brisket plate, which was delicious. I thought it was a tad pricey for the amount of meat and sides served, but it was very tasty. Lots of different BBQ sauces on the table to try with your... More 

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Franklin, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

the menu is full of different types of ribs and bar-b-que along with other entree's, sandwiches and salads. There were large groups along with small families and the wait staff was excellent. The food choices made my group happy! We had to walk it off; all the way down to Baskin Robbins LOL

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Bowdon, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Our group of 8 certainly enjoyed Sticky Fingers. The service was great, as was the food. My parents had the rib sampler, my hustand the BBQ and myself the bacon burger. My three year old loved his corndog as well. WI'll definitely visit again next time we are in the area.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

we had not been to this restaurant in many years so when we stayed overnight in Chattanooga, we headed right there! First thing after the waiter greeted us, we asked for a beer list - they didn't have one..... The waiter tried to rattle off the many varieties but he did a poor job and finally said we could get... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

There's no where to park, so that's a bummer. We were seated immediately, and had food on our table within 15 minutes. My husband got ribs, which he liked, weren't the best he's ever had but were good. I ordered the catfish sandwhich and it was delicious! Tasted fresh not frozen. Put some Carolina sweet bbq sauce on it, yum!

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Additional Information about Sticky Fingers Ribhouse

Address: 420 Broad Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402
Phone Number: (423) 265-7427
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
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
Average Prices: USD 9
Cuisine: Bar, Seafood, Sandwiches, Barbecue, Chicken Wings

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

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

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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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