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“Pretty good ribs”
Review of Sticky Fingers

Sticky Fingers
Ranked #9 of 304 Restaurants in Concord
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: American, Bar, Barbecue
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Good for: Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Delivery, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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.
Cleveland, Ohio
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Pretty good ribs”
Reviewed May 20, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I had the ribs and shrimp and thoroughly enjoyed it, though the ribs were not as (heat) hot as I would have liked. My wife had the pulled pork and thought it better than most , though not a good as Sonny' s BBQ. Their BBQ sauce selection was very good but limited in variety. Service was excellent and the atmosphere was typical for an upscale BBQ restaurant. We will return.

Visited March 2014
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Kingswinford, United Kingdom
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322 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
“Sticky to your waist line”
Reviewed April 26, 2014 via mobile

Visiting the USA five times a year we love nothing better than checking out new restaurants, unfortunately I can not add Sticky Fingers to our must return list!
The menu is boring and the presentation poor, this restaurant takes you back to the pile it high and ship it out era, in the UK they would require a mighty large dumpster to manage the food returns.

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Concord, North Carolina
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“BBQ”
Reviewed April 25, 2014

Have eaten here four times. BBQ is always good. Ribs are excellant. Service okay but a little slow. A little on the high side for BBQ compared to other local restaurants but still good overall.

  • Visited February 2014
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Very good! ”
Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

My second visit to Sticky Fingers! It was very good! Service was great and friendly. Tried the ribs sampler and enjoyed all four flavors. Great side dishes also! Next time I'm in town will visit again!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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91 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Disappointed, overpriced mediocre food”
Reviewed February 1, 2014

We ordered the 3 meat platter and the soup. We were very disappointed in the meats. All 3 of the meats were very dry and overcooked. We were there for an early lunch so they should have been fresh. Maybe it was leftovers from the night before. Very dry even smothered in BBQ sauce. probably won't go back. But the soup was very good and tasty. Small portion for the price though.

  • Visited January 2014
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