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Sticky Fingers

2031 Hamilton Place Blvd, Chattanooga, TN 37421
(423) 899-RIBS (7427)
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Ranked #109 of 707 Restaurants in Chattanooga
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue, Bar, Chicken Wings, Sandwiches
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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.
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English first
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Went here as a group to have lunch. The BBQ was so tender. We buy their sauce in our local grocery store. The barbecue sauce has a flavor that is a tad bit spicy which I think complements the smoky taste of the BBQ sauce. I usually find myself reaching for it before my meal is done.

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Ashland City, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

It's was our 3rd visit and we always enjoys their RIBS and BBQ. The sides are also delicious.My favorite were the corn on the cob and their tasty bakes beans.

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Dayton Ohio
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51 reviews 51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Outstanding service from both our server and the manager. I had the Memphis dry rub and sampled the table side sauces.

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Mcminnville tn
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

One of my favorite places to get ribs from. I love the different sauces that are available as well. Good family place to eat as well.

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Cordova, Tennessee, USA
18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This was our first visit to Sticky Fingers. The staff was friendly and very helpful in helping us order from the menu, which contained many interesting dishes. Everything was promptly delivered, just as we had ordered it. The staff checked with us frequently and did everything they could to make this a fine dining experience, which it was - we... More 

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Cleveland, Tennessee
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71 reviews 71 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

good barbecue. and big old fat wings I love them .they are in all kinds of flavors honey barbecue is the best pulled pork is great and beef brisket is wonderful

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Cape Coral, Florida
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177 reviews 177 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Sticky Fingers is an exceptional BBQ restaurant. The food was good tasting and well served. Very fair pricing. A good choice for dinner. I recommend to all.

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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169 reviews 169 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We first ate at the original Sticky Fingers in Charleston SC so many years ago that I'd rather not count them up. Since then, we've eaten at a number of other locations. The barbecue is always good, but somehow, it isn't quite like Charleston. Now, it's just barbecue to please everyone, and it does still please, but maybe the novelty... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We had dinner at the Hamilton Place Sticky Fingers. The food and service were good. We had to wait a little for the service, but the waiter was attentive and made sure we had everything we needed. Good place and worth a return visit.

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Albertville, Alabama
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

good service, good food, good atmosphere, cant ask for much more. had a rib sampler, the ribs were very good, smoky and fall-off-the-bone tender. the sauces were great; the Carolina sweet and Memphis original are the highlights. the sides (fried pickles, fried okra, sweet potato fries) were excellent and the servings were plentiful. while it isn't the greatest bbq I've... More 

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Additional Information about Sticky Fingers

Address: 2031 Hamilton Place Blvd, Chattanooga, TN 37421
Phone Number: (423) 899-RIBS (7427)
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue, Bar, Chicken Wings, Sandwiches

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