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Sticky Fingers

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235 Meeting St, Downtown Charleston, Charleston, SC 29401-3158
+1 843-853-7427
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Holden, Massachusetts
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We made a reservation through Open Table and received confirmation, However, when we arrived at the restaurant, the very pleasant hostess informed us that they do not receive notifications from Open Table and thus had no record of our reservation. In spite of this, she worked to get us seated with a very short wait. My husband and son were... More 

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Thank Robin C
Robert P, Co-Owner at Sticky Fingers, responded to this review

Hi Robin, thank you so much for your review. We are so thankful for your feedback and we will be sure to look into this. Thank you again and we do hope to see you soon! More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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73 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We Walked in and we were greeted nicely and it was air conditioned!! My kids ate the mac n cheese and the ribs which they really liked. I had the sampler which was quite good. I ordered it just with spices and used the sauces they had on the table. Next time I will order it with the sauce. The... More 

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Thank Joann C
Robert P, Co-Owner at Sticky Fingers, responded to this review

Thank you, Joann, for joining us and letting us know how much you enjoyed the ribs, pulled pork and the service! We are thrilled to hear that and hope you join us again soon! More 

Albemarle, North Carolina
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6 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for the Bloody Mary and ordered the sampler platter. Best fried pickles ever and most unique Bloody Mary I've ever had.

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Thank teddip35
Robert P, Co-Owner at Sticky Fingers, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping in - we are glad you did! We are fans of the fried pickles and Bloody Marys as well....you picked great items to sample! Come see us again! More 

Augusta, Georgia
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224 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Eating here was a spontaneous decision as it was Easter and the streets of Charleston were packed with people. Sticky Fingers was quiet and cool and altogether played fab blues music. Our server, Dee, was both personable and professional. The food was good and it was a kick to see Steven Colbert's large portrait near the bar. Great fun on... More 

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Thank MarcB13
Robert P, Co-Owner at Sticky Fingers, responded to this review

We are glad you dined with us and enjoyed your meals while you cooled off! We hope you come back again soon! More 

New Jersey
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63 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate lunch while sight-seeing in Charleston; good value for good barbecue for lunch. Near Charleston slave-market and Confederate Museum

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Thank wyzeguys
Robert P, Co-Owner at Sticky Fingers, responded to this review

Thank you for the review - we are glad you enjoyed yourselves and we hope you come back again soon! More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

came in was seated right away greeted by very friendly waitress she took our order in a matter of min had food on table had just had a very bad experience at jestines that same day after waiting for food over one hr and got nothing this ws the place we should have came to to begin with

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Thank michaeljwilson2327
Robert P, Co-Owner at Sticky Fingers, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit with us! Thank you for letting us know - we hope to see you again soon! More 

Flushing, Michigan
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent ribs and barbeque sandwiches. Delicious sides - beans or coleslaw - and a very pleasant atmosphere. Service was very fast and friendly.

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Thank elivers2017
Robert P, Co-Owner at Sticky Fingers, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us and taking the time to write a review! We appreciate it and hope to see you again soon! More 

Richmond Hill, Georgia
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were excited to eat at Sticky Fingers because we love the jarred sauce we buy at the grocery store. Dinner turned out to be just ok at best - ribs, onion loaf and corn bread all burnt. The service? Not good. Missed serving us our appetizer, cornbread side, served wrong beer and absent waitress. I can deal with mediocre... More 

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Thank Movie2max
Robert P, Co-Owner at Sticky Fingers, responded to this review

Hi Amy! Thank you for sending us this feedback - we value all insight, especially when we can learn from it. We will use this information wisely! Thank you again - this is very helpful! More 

Charleston, South Carolina
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105 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Avoid this place. Charleston is filled with superb places to eat, so there is no reason to subject yourself to this.

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Thank FWhiteIII
Robert P, Co-Owner at Sticky Fingers, responded to this review

Thank you for you review. We're super bummed out to hear this, and we would love for you to come back and give us another shot as we pride ourselves on serving legendary, authentic barbecue in the Lowcountry. Thanks again for your feedback! More 

Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a day in lovely Charleston. After a tour we were hungry and selected this place for lunch. Not too long a wait (20 minutes, true to their word). The Smokehouse Salad with pork was delicious and a perfect lunch size. None of us were disappointed with our choices. Highly recommend it.

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Thank mjsjoy
Robert P, Co-Owner at Sticky Fingers, responded to this review

Thank you so much for joining us during your trip to Charleston! We love hearing how much you enjoyed everything for lunch - thanks again! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 Meeting St, Downtown Charleston, Charleston, SC 29401-3158
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-853-7427
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.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?