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1200 North Main Street, Ste 17A, Summerville, SC 29483
+1 843-871-7427
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Barbeque

The food is great and the staff is very nice. They have brisket and many other barbeque favorites. I also enjoy the lava cakes if you can save room.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 15, 2015
Jeremy C
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Oklahoma City
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Summerville, South Carolina
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff and service were great. The price was very reasonable. However, the pulled chicken lunch was truly average. Very bland and even their good sauce couldn't overcome it. I haven't been to Sticky Fingers in a couple of years and won't bother to go again.

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Thank Desertboy7
Manchester, Connecticut
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44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed my salad but everything else tasted microwaved or just poorly cooked, will not go back. My husband did not like it either, our waitress was very pleasant, but the food is not worth going back for.

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Thank Brenda S
Oklahoma City
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

The food is great and the staff is very nice. They have brisket and many other barbeque favorites. I also enjoy the lava cakes if you can save room.

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Thank Jeremy C
Charleston, South Carolina
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59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

Good bbq. I really enjoy the smoked wings! Lots of flavor and large. I usually order the sampler platter so I can get the pulled pork, ribs and wings. They do offer several sauces..I love the dry rub. Ribs are meaty and tender. Their comfort sides are good too. The website is very easy to use to order and pay... More 

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Thank Tamelin
Charleston, South Carolina
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

We have eaten here many times but our 11/14 /15 visit has left us wondering WHAT HAPPENED. Sticky fingers always has great tasting food, this time good; someone always has a togo box, this time no one. I ordered off the lunch menu a spud and side salad it comes with a dollop of barbecue and cheese on top mine... More 

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Thank jamsmith2004
Eckman
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180 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

I try to avoid chain restaurants, but I had a lunch with a group of my coworkers here and it was very good; everyone was pleased. I had an assortment of their BBQ, and it was truly very good- much better than I expected! Service was very nice, so it was an all-around good experience and I would recommend it.

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Thank elissejo
Washingtonville, New York
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

It was Applebee's with ribs and chicken. Not a good example of BBQ in the south. Not bad, but not great. Fine for a quick meal, or dinner with the kids. Nothing to write home about. Would I go back? Maybe. But I wouldn't make a special trip.

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Thank tink1st
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

Went to the dwtn Charleston location. Liked the smoked wings. Several sauces to choose from. Service was great.

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

Thank you for sharing your experience! More 

Summerville, South Carolina
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78 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I am normally not a big rib fan. But I cannot resist Stick Fingers ribs. They are sooooooo good! Messy, of course, but worth it!

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

Ribs wouldn't be ribs without Sticky Fingers! Thank you for taking the time submit your review! We are so glad you enjoyed everything and did not resist the temptation! See you soon! More 

Summerville, South Carolina
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

Great smoked meats. Love the brisket, sausages, sauces and side dishes. Their tea is really good too. Worth a visit. The decor is nothing fancy and could use updating the last time I visited.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1200 North Main Street, Ste 17A, Summerville, SC 29483
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Summerville
  • Phone Number: +1 843-871-7427

Price and Cuisine

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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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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