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Sticky Fingers

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235 Meeting Street, Downtown Charleston, Charleston, SC 29401
+1 843-853-7427
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Shamong, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stopped in for a drink and peach cobbler. We decided to sit at the bar. Good choice. Nicole was very friendly. Unfortunately, the peach cobbler was average.

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Plano, Texas, United States
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112 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We chose this restaurant for it's price and ease of seating us quickly. The potato skins were yummy, the ribs were tender but not particularly smoky. I like my ribs to have flavor through out, but the rubs and sauces were good. They have a variety of sauces to choose from but I prefer the South Carolina mustard based one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Went here for dinner with the family. All the food from salads to the trifecta that I had was outstanding. Finished off the meal with peach cobbler for desert. Highly recommend it.

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Bangor, PA
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78 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for late lunch. Ribs were excellent. Service was a little slow but we got to sit after a lot of walking.

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Blaine, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been visiting Sticky Fingers on our trips to Charleston for several years. It's always been one of our top five favorite Charleston restaurants which says a lot. We were seated in the bar area around 5 pm. The bartender who also serves the tables was very nice and attentive. The beer was good and cold. We ordered the pork... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was soooo fabulous. You have to try the seriously sticky burger. Who knew there were so many sauces for your ribs? Felt very comfortable, maybe too comfortable.

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Thank jus4med
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When friends and family visit me I like to bring them here for some good BBQ! It's also a great location for walking around Charleston either before or after a great meal!

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Thank SarahMarie15
Hannah B, Guest Relations Manager at Sticky Fingers, responded to this review

Dear SarahMarie15, Thank you for taking the time to write such a kind review. We are so happy that you have chosen us as the location to which to bring your visitors when they come to Charleston! We look forward to serving you again soon! More 

Atlanta, GA
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great barbecue joint! Everything we ordered was delicious including appetizers. Loved the ribs & chicken & always love their sweet, spicy sauces. Wish I had one of these bbq places just around the corner....

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Thank RKGAtlanta
Hannah B, Guest Relations Manager at Sticky Fingers, responded to this review

Dear RKGAtlanta, Thank you for your thoughtful review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your recent "Sticky experience." We also look forward to the opportunity to serve you again soon! More 

Syracuse, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch at Sticky Fingers and had a great bbq meal. Everyone loved their meal. A sample plate, bbq beef nachos and pulled pork lunch. The server (Jacklyn) recommended the peach cobbler for dessert which was amazing. We enjoyed it so much we cancelled our dinner plans (at an expensive steak house) and went back for a light dinner... More 

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Hannah B, Guest Relations Manager at Sticky Fingers, responded to this review

Dear adsussman, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a thoughtful review and ESPECIALLY for coming back to join us for dinner as well! We are so glad that Jaclyn demonstrated the LEGENDARY caliber of customer service that we have always striven for and also that your meals AND dessert hit the spot! We look forward... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are so many casual restaurants to choose from in Charleston; my husband and I happened upon Sticky Fingers for lunch; we are so glad we did. The staff was extremely welcoming and helpful. Our meals were delicious. I highly recommend the collard greens and sweet potato casserole for sides.

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Thank MJGandolfo
Hannah B, Guest Relations Manager at Sticky Fingers, responded to this review

Dear MJGandolfo, Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive and thoughtful review of your recent "Sticky experience!" We are so glad that you were impressed by the LEGENDARY caliber of service and award-winning BBQ that we have always prided ourselves on! We look forward to the opportunity to serve you and your husband again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 Meeting Street, Downtown Charleston, Charleston, SC 29401
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-853-7427
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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