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Sweetwater Tavern

45980 Waterview Plz, Sterling, VA 20166-6556
+1 571-434-6500
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab cakes” (59 reviews)
“steak” (62 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
45980 Waterview Plz, Sterling, VA 20166-6556
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1 - 10 of 739 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Service was wonderful. Love their Southwestern Eggrolls and Crab and Shrimp Fritters! Their sweet rolls melt in your mouth. Lots of great entrees like crabcakes.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank prossfross
Reviewed yesterday

We happened in on a snowy evening and was pleasantly surprised that the restaurant was full. The food was very good. My grilled and smoked salmon was cooked to perfection and my cousin's pork chop was moist and tender. Prices are on par for this...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Rita1476
Reviewed yesterday

I met up with several people that i worked with for an evening to catch up since retiring. Food was excellent and wait staff was friendly, helpful and very accommodating. Have been there several times and have never been disappointed.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Cathy H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great crab cakes. I can’t seem to order anything else because they are so “meaty.” Jumbo lumps of sweet crab meat with a golden crust. Filler, what’s that? If you like shoestring fries, you will love theirs. This place is consistently good and so is...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank freckledpumpkin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dinner with Family. Was recommended by hotel.Food was average, wait staff pleasant but hurried. This is a chain with several shops in NOVA. An ok place to eat but there are better places.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bear H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its just ok really, The food was good a bit odd choices for sides. If like this time we where staying nearby I would choose the OG over this place unless you want the bar and football on the tv.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank surfgermany
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Truly a joy to stop by for a drink or a fabulous meal. The food is always great with plenty of options for everyone. Weather it's just you or a group I highly recommend Sweetwater Tavern. If your a beer drinker they have a great...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank davis250
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

The service was great! My favorite part about the restaurant is the rolls/bread-they taste soooo good!! I have eaten there a lot and will definitely go back

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank 429jcj
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

We visited Sweetwater Tavern with 2 energetic 8 year old boys, from walking in the staff were helpful and made an effort to look after the boys. The server was great and prioritised the food delivery to accommodate the boys. I had the Pale Ale...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Steveh964993
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

In the area for the holidays and stopped in for lunch. The place very spacious and not to busy. Atmosphere was family oriented and noise was acceptable. I had their crab cake daily special which was very good with an abundance of crab meat and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank L7256FTmarkm
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Questions & Answers
Kathy S
26 April 2018|
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Response from Chelsea S | Property representative |
Hi Kathy, thanks for reaching out! We have Happy Hour on Monday-Friday from 3-6 PM at the bar only. We hope you'll join us!
7 December 2016|
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Response from 1LarryFox | Reviewed this property |
My guess is yes but why not call them
5 November 2016|
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Response from Chelsea S | 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
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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, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
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
American casual restaurant with a micro brewery serving a western inspired menu.
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