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Sweetwater Tavern Restaurant

45980 Waterview Plz, Sterling, VA 20166-6556
+1 571-434-6500
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab cakes” (48 reviews)
“salads” (54 reviews)
“steak” (49 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
45980 Waterview Plz, Sterling, VA 20166-6556
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Melissa is one of the best bartenders by far! Fun and engaging, thank you! The outdoor bar has a beautiful view and the food is excellent! My boyfriend ordered the prime rib which was absolutely delicious. I enjoyed the hangar steak and it was perfectly...More

Thank tr21
Reviewed 3 days ago

Son and Daughter in law took us here on our visit to them in USA. The food was good but too large a portion for myself and I hated wasting some food. The service was very good with quite an enthusiastic waitress!!

Thank JoyandDen
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great food and the service has always been spot on!! Wide variety and each food selection were prepared with great care. Oysters were a bit small ....

Thank Joyceann G
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed this restaurant. The location is right on a pond, and so beautiful. The tavern is decorated with an open ceiling with exposed lighting and large over the top chandeliers. There were balloons at every table for Mothers Day which made me feel...More

Thank BoyMom4ever
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This has to be the most difficult place to find for tourists but once you do you will enjoy it. I set at the bar and the staff there was amazing on a sat night very attentive, friendly. I had the crab cake n steak...More

Thank Jaste13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a very nice place with seating to enjoy an outdoor view. Very nice without being stuffy. The Crab Cakes were the BEST I have every had! Would definitely order them again. Would enjoy this restaurant closer to my home!!! Waiter was exceptional, as...More

Thank Joyce S
Reviewed 12 April 2017

recommended by my boss, and he was right on the money with the drunken bib-eye. They only have craft beer here, but that was good for me. I would go again no problem

1  Thank rcamp71570
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to enjoy a wide selection of beers and outstanding menu. Love the beer flights and barbecued ribs. Not overly noise and outside sitting is not by a parking lot as with other restaurants. You will enjoy.

Thank oosbornec
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Had an excellent lunch there yesterday with family. The food was great, and the service was excellent.

Thank MikeTC42
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I love the restaurants in Mike's American Chain. You always know you are going to get great food with a fantastic wait staff. I visit this location often and it never disappoints. You cannot beat the food. The drunken ribeye is amazing and can compare...More

Thank pospy
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you open on Christmas day as we are travelling to sterling for the holidays and need a place to eat.
7 December 2016|
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Response from 1LarryFox | Reviewed this property |
My guess is yes but why not call them
Angela S
Is there a lunch menu?
5 November 2016|
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Response from Lindsey G | Property representative |
Hi Angela, Yes! We do have a lunch menu. It can be found on our website - greatamericanrestaurants. com or by calling the restaurant directly. (571) 434-6500
Do you take reservation?
19 November 2015|
Response from Lindsey G | Property representative |
It is best to call Sweetwater Tavern directly. They take reservations at certain times on certain days, or they operate on a call ahead system. A hostess would be happy to speak with you and can be reached at 571-434-6500.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45980 Waterview Plz, Sterling, VA 20166-6556
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Loudoun County  >  Sterling
  • Phone Number: +1 571-434-6500
  • E-mail
American casual restaurant with a micro brewery serving a western inspired menu.