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Sugar's Ribs

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2450 15th Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37404-5562
+1 423-826-1199
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My Husband and my Brother had both talked about how great the BBQ is here. My first time here and I wasn't impressed at all. First off, I have never been to a BBQ joint that doesn't have baked beans. I was shocked. I love having baked beans with my BBQ. I had ordered the "famous" ribs and it was... More 

Thank Misty E
Douglasville, Georgia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove from dewitt ill. talking about eating at sugars all the way, so we had only breakfast at 9 that morning. I have bragged about sugars to everyone and i guess thats why i was so disappointed to pull in sugars parking lot last night at 20 till 9 just to see them see us and turn out the... More 

1 Thank Troy S
Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA
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156 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chattanooga is lucky to have a number of BBQ options for consideration. Rather than focus on the best, I feel that there is no one stop location that covers all of the regional differences. If your wanting to measure the merit of sugars based upon their ribs, I'll suggest you look elsewhere. The ribs here are slab as opposed to... More 

Thank f s
Pittsboro, North Carolina
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166 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Googled "Chattanooga barbecue chicken" and this place popped up first. Drove over and based on location and outside appearance we were a little hesitant, but headed in. Glad we did. Wife got a chicken taco, which she loved. I got BBQ chicken. The skin on it was magical and the chicken was very good. Waitress and counter guy both polite... More 

Thank PboroBill
Summerville, Georgia
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134 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had their namesake ribs. They were delicious. We got there very close to closing, but the service was still good as was the food. Thoroughly enjoyed our meal.

Thank John H
Sharpsburg, Georgia
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100 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently I took a group of 25 seniors to Chattanooga for the day. The itinerary and this restaurant were recommended to me by a Chattanooga tour operator. The rep was great and the itinerary for the day was wonderful but the finale ending with the dinner at Sugar Rib's was not so pleasant. First, the place is in dire need... More 

1 Thank luv2travel255
Riverview, Florida
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've wanted to try this restaurant for some time, and finally got the chance. I went at lunch time on a Saturday and it was not too crowded. Let me say the views are spectacular. The place overlooks Chattanooga, Lookout Mtn. and the surrounding area. I had the Smoked Sausage sandwich. It came with slaw on the sandwich, which made... More 

Thank Elton K
Charleston, South Carolina
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142 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While back in Chattanooga my wife and I took my son out for dinner at Sugar's Ribs, a decision based solely on their bill boards as having been voted best BBQ five years in a row. I can honestly say I was not impressed. The ribs were excessively fatty with only the smoke for seasoning. My wife had the pulled... More 

1 Thank Karl H
Newnan, Georgia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went after a trip to Rock City. Usually BBQ places have something for kids. This one does not. If your child doesn't eat BBQ sandwiches- this isn't for you. My son got the tacos as an alternative and they couldn't be eaten. They were terrible!! He cried. We ended up heading to Burger King after spending $67 here. The... More 

Thank Ginger B
Sandy, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not the best ribs in town, brisket faired better tho. Rapid service in friendly atmosphere, been there some that

Thank Louise P

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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
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
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?