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Review of Sticky Fingers Ribhouse

Sticky Fingers Ribhouse
Ranked #183 of 1,984 Restaurants in Jacksonville
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Bar
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Good for: Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
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.
Greensboro, North Carolina
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2014

We were staying at the Hampton Inn and walked right to Sticky Fingers. The food was fantastic and a good price. We all got something different and totally enjoyed it. We did not have to wait for a table and the staff was friendly.

Visited June 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
“Yum Yum!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2014

Loved all the choices of sauces! Good ribs, not great but good. Collard greens were really good. Service was great. Love the variety of the menu!

Visited March 2014
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Palm Coast, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Rude workers!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2014

I have never been in an eatery where they didn't say anything to you the few minutes you are there waiting, good grief!
Again, this was not a great vacation for us, here in this big city!
Never had so many problems, but this experience was one of the worse! Usually I talk to a manager about bad service, but I was going to write them a letter instead, but now I will just vent here and hope other patrons will have better service than I did!

Visited March 2014
Thank cagedbird
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St. Augustine, Florida
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“Best Chicken Wings in Jacksonville”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2013

While the Sticky Fingers Rib House off Baymeadows Drive on the East 295 Beltway has outstanding Memphis style ribs, I go there for the chicken wings. The wings are not fried, but rather smoked with the ribs and can be "heated" with various levels of treatments. I always choose the "no heat" smoked wings with addition of choices of side sauces. This time I chose the Honey Molasses sauce with some blue cheese dressing added to taste. Both my wife and I had the Chicken Wings Platter which comes with six wings and two sides. I chose the baked beans and fried corn on the cob. My wife chose the baked beans and the cold slaw. The wings were finger licking good and filled us up, along with their great iced tea to drink. I have tried chicken wings at Sonny's, Beach Road Chicken, and a couple of local places in St. Augustine, but have not found any better than Sticky Fingers has to offer.

  • Visited November 2013
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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2013

I ordered the ribs with the side order of Tennessee Whiskey Barbecue sauce. The meat was tender and fell off the bone, It was also VERY flavorful (I was upset when the meat was eaten up) LOL . I have recommended this to several of my friends and they TOO were satisfied. The side orders were beans and fried corn on the cob. Try It you too will like it.
The atmosphere is more on the line of a Sports Bar, But is still enjoyable.

  • Visited October 2013
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