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“Love the food!”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Sticky Fingers

Sticky Fingers
Ranked #103 of 826 Restaurants in Chattanooga
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Bar
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Good for: Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Sticky Fingers Ribhouse has been smokin’ up the BBQ scene in the Southeast for the past 25 years. We’re known for our authentic Memphis-style slow-smoked ribs, no-sauce-needed hickory-smoked wings and mouthwatering barbecue pork & chicken. With classic sides to complement our meats plus a full bar and homemade desserts, you’ll soon understand why we’ve become Legendary. We currently have 12 restaurant locations in the Carolinas, Tennessee and Florida. The sweet smell of hickory wood that welcomes you upon arrival is a sure sign that all our smoked meats are still slow cooked on-site in our barbecue pits. It is that same commitment to tradition and authenticity that makes our restaurants and signature barbecue sauces so popular. Yes, the Sticky Fingers Barbecue Sauces you see in your grocery store … that’s us! Our five award-winning signature sauces – Memphis Original, Carolina Classic, Tennessee Whiskey, Carolina Sweet and Sweet Southern Heat – are served daily in our restaurants. Demand from Sticky Fingers fans led to the development of our retail line of sauces, which are now distributed in over 5,000 grocery stores and specialty shops across the country. If you’re not near us but craving Sticky, our sauces, seasonings and gifts are available on our website for shipment across the United States. Not up for dining-in? Get Sticky at your family table or your next gathering with Sticky Fingers ToGo. We are also a catering powerhouse … perfect for weddings, birthdays and anniversaries, corporate and business functions and any other time you want to Get Sticky. Available for full service catering, delivery or events in our restaurant banquet rooms. So come on in, get Sticky and have fun! 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.
Townsend, Tennessee
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63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Love the food!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2013

It's always hard for me to choose what to eat!
I love the potato skins, filled with delicious pork (my choice) BBQ and topped with cheese.
The ribs are amazing. I'm a fan of the Memphis Dry Rub instead of all the drippy sauces. Flavor!
The catfish was great, too! Imagine that for a BBQ place.

On our last two visits, our servers, Anthony and Levi, were delightful, making sure we had all that we needed or wanted.

Visited March 2013
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Horrible service and bad follow up customer service”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2013

At the beginning of the week my husband found that our lunch for 2 adults and two kids was billed as $76.99. Amazing since we both had 'lunch items', no alch., and no dessert/appetizer. Sticky has spent all week blaming the bank for the over charging. It wasn't until today (5 days and many phone calls later) that they finally admitted that the waitress entered a $41 tip, instead of $4.01. What did they have to say after a week of the money being out of our account? Costing us stress, and anxiety. Not to mention all of the time and phone calls to the bank and Sticky. Sorry, we'll credit it back (which will take up to a week to show in the account). That's it. Really?! What HORRIBLE customer service.
Oh and the waitress that entered this tip couldn't bother to bring us drink refills or check to make sure we got our orders correctly. We saw her for our drink/food order (one visit), our drink delivery, then food delivery, and finally when she brought the check. That's it. The place was basically empty when we were there, but I'm sure her texts and such were current though. Shocking she didn't get that tip entered correctly huh?!
Add all of that to their quality and portions going down, menu options eliminated and their prices going up, and why on earth would anyone pick Sticky Fingers over countless other BBQ options.

  • Visited February 2013
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Pennsylvania
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224 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“It was ok but nothing great.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2013

We tried this restaurant for the first time recently. They have a ton of awards hanging on their walls for their food which got me excited to try it. I ordered the pulled pork which was not warm when it came out. I have ordered pulled pork several places and this was nothing special. It doesn't even come with any BBQ sauce on it. My friend ordered the ribs and said they were pretty good but the shrimp that came in the combo was not good at all. The portions you receive definitely leave room for dessert. I would say all in all this place is nothing special.

  • Visited February 2013
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Lewiston, Michigan
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“great food/great service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2013

We were traveling from Florida to Michigan and found this restaurant close to I-75 for convenience. The ribs were excellent and the service outstanding.

  • Visited February 2013
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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excellent Food!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2013 via mobile

We tried this location because we were staying close by and did not want to hassle with parking downtown. The food here is every bit as good as the downtown location. Parking was free and easy and we were seated right away, even though it was prime time Friday. Our waiter did not seem to be on the top of his game, but was friendly and quick. The worst part was the cold. We were seated at a table by the window and most of us never took our coats off! Next time ill insist on an interior table if it is cold outside.

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