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Sugar's Ribs

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2450 15th Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37404-5562
+1 423-826-1199
11:00 - 22:00
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Fairbury, Illinois
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten here numerous times on our trips to and from Florida. In fact - we plan our first night stay so we can eat here. When we walked in we were greeting by a super friendly cashier. We placed our order and went outside to relax after a long days drive. The young lady who was to serve... More 

Thank naturesdesigns
Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saw the signs on the freeway and finally found the place high on the hill. The parking lot had 5 police cars in it, we thought there must be trouble. No. Just the favourite haunt of the Chattanooga police. Half a rack of ribs, 2 sides and both of us were sated. It's my pig of choice for Chattanooga.

Thank TJ H
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197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have tasted BBQ food in many places across the Southeast. I think Sugar's Ribs may be popular for it's geographic location, atop a hill with a panoramic view overlooking the city, and featuring outdoor tables. I find the food to be just average, the 5-6 sauces on each table to be watery, and the prices are no bargain. Can't... More 

Thank Kenneth K
Columbus, Ohio
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped at Sugar's when passing through Chattanooga. Had the pork butt with a side of pinto's. Pork was excellent and liked the idea of multiple sauces on the table to use straight up or mix. My wife had a 1/2 rackof ribs.The ribs fell off the bone and were very meaty. Also had greens for a side and they were... More 

Thank Gordie1950
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great. Server was attentive & very friendly. Enjoyed the variety of sauces. Great value and portion sizes.

Thank JUdy F
Indianapolis, Indiana
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While enjoyed their vinegar-based BBQ sauce, we don't get much of that in Indiana, and the atmosphere (free jukebox ya'll + live goats!), I was disappointed in the entree. I chose the BBQ chicken with potatoes. The potatoes we really over-cooked and the chicken was tasteless, except for the pepper. Yuck. I've had the ribs in the past and they... More 

Thank JReichanadter
Waterloo, Iowa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The ribs are fabulous! Great taco's too,the atmosphere is very down to earth. The best Bbq I've had on my trip! And more sides from scratch then I'm used too! Don't miss the Hot Lips sauce,It's Hot!!! but flavorful...and the outdoor deck overlooking town is amazing!!!

Thank ROCKME69
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bbq pork sandwich was good but had fat in it, you're pulling pork, separate out the fat. Ugh. Fried potatoes were good. Others had ribs and tacos, said decent. Same rating for banana pudding. Sauce section has a good variable. Children enjoyed feeding the goats. Visit again? Possible but not probable.

Thank Jireh8 - M
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here in our way to Atlanta. What a delicious surprise!! The taco sampler was perfect. I wish I had known about the mini q sandwiches when I ordered!! Love their sauces.

Thank Hungrymama73
Alexander City, Alabama
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

The ribs, corn bread, collards, and pinto beans were very delicious. The music and overall atmosphere were perfect for a great rememberable dinner. I am planning to come back!

Thank Tyrone921

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2450 15th Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37404-5562
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-826-1199

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?