Best Barbecue Restaurants in Chattanooga

Expert recommended Top 3 Barbecue Restaurants in Chattanooga, Tennessee. All of our barbecue restaurants face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!


2450 15th Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37494 Directions

Since 2008

Sugar's Ribs is a familiar old-fashioned roadside BBQ, and its spot suits the purist of BBQ fans. The trademark was initially portion of the Kings Lodge Motel, they renovated and started Sugar's Ribs on March 1, 2007. The owner's enthusiasm is to do something a little differently at Sugar's Ribs. It has a relaxed setting with a fabulous view of the surrounding hills & downtown Chattanooga. The restaurant has comfy 100 seats of a banquet reception room with a private deck, and they cater to includes unique BBQ foods, soft drinks, & beer. Sugar's Ribs has a variety of domestic and premium brews that can be served ample indoor seating in the dining space and on the heated deck with a set off tremendous Rocola jukebox and sound system with all oldies, standards, and blues. Their chef serves in the best freshly roasted meat as you would cook in your back garden, and its team makes legendary smoke spareribs in the way of the old South & they are moist on the core and crunchy on the outside.

BBQ Chicken Sandwich, Brisket, Spare Ribs, Brisket Sandwich, Pork Butt and Pork Butt Sandwich, Smoked Brisket Taco, Smoked Pork Butt Taco, House Made Smoked Sausage, Mayo Slaw, Wood Grilled Chicken Taco, Turnip Greens, Chicken Half, House Made Smoked Sausage Sandwich, Texas Pintos & Wood Grilled Onions

Voted one of the Top BBQ Roadside Spots in America by Men's Journal

Price: Starts from $2.50

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Mon - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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420 Broad Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402 Directions

Since 1992

"Sticky Fingers" has over 25 years of knowledge in this BBQ industry. When they started their first Sticky Fingers Ribhouse establishment in 1992, they were just high school buddies with no clue what they do, but know a thing or two about ribs, wings, and barbecue. Today they have a dozen neighborhoods throughout the Southeast, and even though they are independent of how greatly they have come over the years. Sticky Fingers treat their workers with honor, giving back to their communities, and being passionate about providing traditional customer service to every client. It has won dozens of prizes for their ribs and barbecue throughout the years, so you can have every slab they serve to be driven straight from the smoker to your table. The hard-working team creates a real Memphis style barbecue by slowing down on-site over-aged hickory wood; that is the hit of their success. Catering services are available.

Pulled Pork, Hickory-Smoked Chicken, Smoked Wings, Chicken Fingers, Catfish Platter, Beef Brisket, Barbecue Baked Beans, Steamed Green Beans, Southern Style Rice, Barbecue Sandwich, Cheesy Chicken Supreme, Buffalo Chicken Sandwich, Smoked Beef Brisket Sandwich, Delta Catfish Sandwich, Memphis Bacon Cheeseburger, Turkey Burger & Cole Slaw

Price: Starts from $2.99


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Mon - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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115 Browns Ferry Road, Chattanooga, TN 37419 Directions

Since 2001

Hillbilly Willys Bar-B-Q is a family-owned and managed barbecue restaurant established at the foot of Chattanooga’s Lookout Mountain. George AKA Willy began his business out as a 9-year-old kid, and he was graded to spend many summers for preparing breakfast and lunch over his Grandpa’s home-made rock pit in the garden. He has encouragement and helps from his wife, Angela, daughters: Tiffany, Holly, Erica, his Mom, Dolores, and friends: Brian and Jason, their motivation was started their first restaurant in Ooltewah, TN. Hillbilly Willy was devised as a hobby for cooking, especially for their family and colleagues; he has a passion for making over an open fire began. Their workers work extra hard to make sure you have a pleasant experience with them. The Bar-B-Q catering crew genuinely filled with your events full of green plates, particularly for your local companies, corporations, wedding parties, and more.

Half Slab Plate, Beef Brisket, Jumbo Chicken, Chicken, Cheese Burger, Crispy Chicken Wings, Regular Chicken, Regular Beef, Full Slab Plate, Pork, Chicken Salad, Jumbo Pork, Jumbo Beef, Hickory Smoked Pulled Pork, Beef, Hamburger, Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Regular Pulled Pork, Cornbread, Sides, BBQ Chicken, Pizza, Sausage, Beverages & Sliders

Price: Starts from $3.85

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Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Sun & Mon Closed

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