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“Great Place!”
Review of Sticky Fingers

Sticky Fingers
Ranked #136 of 971 Restaurants in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$1 - US$20
Cuisines: Barbecue, Bar
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Good for: Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
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.
Reviewed 18 June 2014 via mobile

My family and I visited this location while on vacation. We had Michael as a server and he was great! The food was awesome and the staff make it even better! We will return!

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Reviewed 18 June 2014

Great barbecue, very filling portions and great wait staff. Waitress was very attentive, kept the water coming, and kept an eye on things. Quite tasty!!

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Reviewed 17 June 2014

We came with a group of 8 without a reservation and felt welcomed from the moment we entered. Our waitress Lana was polite and professional. She never stopped smiling even when we took a while to establish our orders and asked for special substitutions. She was a breath of fresh air after a horrible experience the day before in Savannah GA. The food was excellent, the manager friendly (Go Spurs) and we all left full and satisfied. I also have to mention Whitney who went out of her way to rescue my camera that fell under a bench. These people made us feel welcomed and appreciated. I'll be back and look forward to tasting those ribs again.

Thank Lee H
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Reviewed 5 June 2014

It was nice to walk in and be seated without waiting for a table. My friend and I each got a pork bbq plate. It was cheap and delicious. The different sauces on the table were interesting to try. The best part of this restaurant was it's location. We could easily walk here from our hotel.

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Reviewed 5 June 2014

We were in Charleston 14 years ago and ate here every day because the food was so outrageously good, the sauces were a toast to the palate, and the atmosphere was friendly and fun.

Upon returning to Charleston for a short stay, we immediately headed for Sticky Fingers for our first dinner in the city. We again were thrilled with the meals! We ate here every day again!

The service was outstanding. I want to compliment Mel (Melanie) and the two Joshes. Melanie was delightful, with a great wit and sense of humor. She was attentive and made sure our meal was as wonderful as we remembered. She sat down with us, made suggestions on ordering, and chatted with friendly banter. We asked for her manager so that we could praise her hospitality capabilities and were greeted by Josh. He, too, was excellent: friendly, informative, and a really nice person. The next day, we had a different Josh as our waiter. To distinguish the two, this Josh said the manager was the “handsome Josh” and referred to himself as “just the other one”. But, waiter Josh was cute, terrific, and enthusiastic about the restaurant and food, as well. Kudos to the Sticky Fingers staff! (We complimented all 3 to the owner who knows how to hire a congenial and exceptional team and was himself gracious and friendly.)

Now the food: You can definitely order a nutritious meal, with chicken and vegetables and it is quite good. But we went all out: BBQ ribs, BBQ brisket, hush puppies, the exquisite sweet potato casserole, the beans, the sauces, and the heavenly homemade bread pudding. We enjoyed every bite and savored the taste treats. Our favorite sauce, hands down, is the Carolina Sweet. In second place is the Tennessee Whiskey, followed closely by the Memphis Original. Fortunately, they have bottles of all the 5 flavors to use on the table. We also asked for extra warmed up BBQ sauce and they accommodated. My mouth is watering just writing this review!

Of course, we bought several bottles of the Carolina Sweet sauce to return home with us, but not enough! They were used and gastronomically appreciated within 2 weeks!

To the powers that be: We need a Sticky Fingers restaurant in Southern California, please!

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