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Sticky Lips Pit BBQ

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625 Culver Rd, Rochester, NY 14609-7443
+1 585-288-1910
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Tue 11:00 - 21:00
Wed - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Fort Worth
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118 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were a little nervous visiting because of a few reviews and now we understand. The wait staff seem to be flying around working but there are just not enough of them. We waited about 40 minutes which we were willing to do for great food but..... We received our food pretty quickly but we only saw our waitress 1... More 

Thank newtexan
Rochester, New York
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Usually a very busy place, both here and in Syracuse. Syracuse is more of a biker place. The food is the same in both places and it is delicious. There are 2 locations in Rochester, been to both and they are about the same.

Thank brodercf
Rochester, New York
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went this past weekend and what a difference from my last visit. The place was pretty empty but thy stuck us next to the stage in the smallest table there. The band that had been playing was taking down their stuff the entire time we were there and wires and things were falling on the table and they kept... More 

Thank TravelerLNY13
Bucharest, Romania
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After 20 hrs flights over the Atlantic, we finally landed in Rochester, around dinner time. We have been driven to this America full rich flavoured BBQ resturant, close to our hotel Holiday Inn Marketplace. Since the entrance we felt very American. Nice music, good BBQ smell, lots of people and a very warm atmosphere given by the full sets of... More 

Thank Eugen N
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58 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The ribs were delicious and tender. Also got the pulled pork nachos that were awesome. The service was ok, our server said we could use coupons from our hotel but never took off the bill until we told him. I overheard another table have the same issue with our server.

Thank Tony G
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed brisket, ribs, and chicken. Portions are very generous and food was tasty. We purchased some of the Cherry Bomb sauce to take home. The decor is really neat as well.

Thank Michael W
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I know that this place is supposed to be iconic, and I'm pretty sure "Man vs Food" did an episode here, but it did not live up to its reputation. I came in a large group (about 15 people). There were several smaller groups there as well, but the place was by no means full or even that busy. We... More 

Thank Alexis C
Penfield, New York, United States
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48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

While others may rave about other BBQ joints in Rochester, Sticky Lips is my favorite and we go there often. I especially love their chicken and my hubby loves their dry-rub ribs. I love the flavorful chicken so much I almost never order anything else, though my husband always orders a combo plate and shares a little of his. I... More 

Thank Sally W
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We used to loved Sticky Lips! Both at the original venue on Atlantic and when they opened on Jefferson Ave. But the last two times we went were awful. The food was dry and served in paper plates. Very disappointing. We probably won't go there again...

Thank Jipeval
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I've eaten here before and enjoyed the great b-bque. However, this time was different. We showed up early (5ish) on a Saturday night. The restaurant staff was disorganized - no menus available. After being seated, we waited about fifteen minutes (reasonable) before our order was taken. Our drinks showed up quickly (but waitress wasn't aware that the restaurant sold soda... More 

Thank Bethmarie624

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 625 Culver Rd, Rochester, NY 14609-7443
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-288-1910

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