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2031 Hamilton Place Boulevard, Chattanooga, TN 37421
(423) 899-RIBS (7427)
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions
Description: The first location, opened in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina in 1992, remains...
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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  • 83
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 22
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
scheduled our trip around stopping here for dinner

they have some really good ribs and nice selection of sauces. We like to stop on the way through chattanooga. .

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

they have some really good ribs and nice selection of sauces. We like to stop on the way through chattanooga. .

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Paris, Ontario
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this place in our I75 book and it didn't disappoint. I think it's the first time in a long time that we would give 10 out of 10 for a meal while travelling. Everything about it was great!!!

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Mahopac, New York
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was looking for a barbecue place. I've been there twice. The first time I had roasted chicken and it was not very good. The second time I had ribs and wings and they were great. The one with the different rubs was great! The ribs were tender and tasteful. They have about 5 different sauces. My son had the... More 

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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

Had lunch here and thoroughly enjoyed it. One of the best burgers I have had. Will definitely return here on next trip to Chattanooga.

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Thank jbharp
Cassie J, Guest Relations Manager at Sticky Fingers, responded to this review

Thank you for submitting a 5-star review for sticky Fingers, we'll see you soon, and maybe on your next visit you can try our famously smoked ribs! -Sticky Fingers, Chattanooga-Hamilton Place More 

Crowley, Louisiana
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

We stopped in Chattanooga for a night coming home from Pigeon Forge. Sticky Fingers was close to our hotel and glad we discovered it. Absolutely the best dry rub ribs and wings I have ever had. Highly Recommend.

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Thank cajunangler
Cassie J, Guest Relations Manager at Sticky Fingers, responded to this review

Thank you for the recommendation and 5-star review! We hope you had a great trip to Pigeon Forge and we look forward to having you back! -Sticky Fingers, Chattanooga-Hamilton Place More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

Went for free meal for veterans and the food was delicious. Service was great with lots of SMILES and appreciation of the vets service. Just great experience as always.

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Thank Offwe2go
Cassie J, Guest Relations Manager at Sticky Fingers, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and recognizing our appreciation for our Veterans. We are truly grateful and feel lucky to be able to give back to those who are so selfless in their acts. We wish you the merriest of holiday seasons and we hope you will return soon! Sincerely, Sticky Fingers, Hamilton Place More 

Decatur, Georgia
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

My wife and I stopped by to get some dessert and we made a great choice. I had the peach cobbler à la Mode and my wife had the banana pudding. We both agreed that they were excellent choices. If you are looking for something sweet to eat, after your meal or alone, this is a great choice!

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1 Thank B M
Cassie J, Guest Relations Manager at Sticky Fingers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to submit a review for Sticky Fingers, Hamilton Place! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your dessert! Join us again soon for a true Sticky experience and grab our forever famous, mouth-watering ribs! See you soon! --Sticky Fingers-Hamilton Place More 

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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

We stopped at Sticky Fingers when we visited Chattanooga as we've heard good things about this place and it didn't disappoint us. Our crowd consisted 3 adults and 3 children including a toddler and they managed to serve us in a professional manner. Children managed to make a mess of the place and they were quite tolerable of this. Food... More 

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Thank Janaka P
Cassie J, Guest Relations Manager at Sticky Fingers, responded to this review

We greatly appreciate your kind words and review for Sticky Fingers! Thank you so much for sharing your experience with our food and service! We hope you can join us again soon and may you have a wonderful holiday! Sincerely, Sticky Fingers, Hamilton Place More 

chattanooga tn
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82 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Was expecting a really good smoky BBQ, but the meat was just sort of lightly smoked. The meat did not have much flavor to us. It was very tender though and the prices were fair. The staff was nice. The dining area was fairly clean. Nothing special.

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Thank tigermoongirl
Cassie J, Guest Relations Manager at Sticky Fingers, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear about the quality of meat you received while dining with us. We feel terrible that you did not experience the legendary smoked meats our fans rave about. Please, we would love to learn more regarding the smokiness flavor as this is such an important factor to our product. Feel free to give us a call... More 

Slidell, Louisiana
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

I love ribs and this place never disappoints. The atmosphere is nice and the staff are also very friendly.

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Thank Roy S
Cassie J, Guest Relations Manager at Sticky Fingers, responded to this review

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2031 Hamilton Place Boulevard, Chattanooga, TN 37421
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: (423) 899-RIBS (7427)

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue, Bar, Pizza, Seafood, Delicatessen, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions

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 - 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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?