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Sweetwater Tavern Restaurant

45980 Waterview Plz, Sterling, VA 20166-6556
+1 571-434-6500
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (49 reviews)
“salads” (55 reviews)
“steak” (54 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:30All hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
45980 Waterview Plz, Sterling, VA 20166-6556
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Reviewed yesterday

I go here a lot. (too much). I have my favorite meals: crab balls, chips and guac when they have it, southwestern chicken salad, salmon salad, filet and crab cake best meal ever always, chicken tenders). Literally any of these meals are always 10/10, never...More

Thank redblueyes
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wedge salad and salmon filet both excellent, but the etchasketches and quick service from the kids menu made it a very relaxed and enjoyable visit.

Thank 577gordonj
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with a few clients for dinner and had a good experience. The food is of good quality and the environment, specifically the outdoor patio area, is amazing. My favorite is the lobster mac and cheese and your best bet for parking is in...More

Thank WorldTravlr1974
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of our favorite places to go. They have quite a few things that are delicious on their menu like the baby back ribs, lobster bisque soup and so forth. I keep telling hubby, "Do not eat the bread or order soup because...More

1  Thank spigweed
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch after having our car serviced. Had naked hamburgers! They were some of the best hamburgers we have had in months! Excellent service!

Thank jcaricofe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They offer call ahead seating but no reservations. I have never had a bad meal here, I love the drunken rib eye and the baby back ribs. Their beers are pretty good as well. Also their Ozzie rolls with poppy seed butter are the best!...More

Thank Ben B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everyone in my 5-person party was satisfied with our meals, we received great service, and we enjoyed the atmosphere. However, we chose the venue for its reputation as a microbrewery, and I was slightly underwhelmed with the selection. I prefer darker beers, but the one...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice looking place, seemingly very popular with the locals. Perhaps we had a lousy waiter but service was glacially slow, mixed drinks were a bit watered down, but view out back is nice and quite to spend an evening with friends.

Thank Steve V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whenever I want a great meal, I go to Sweetwater Tavern. Service is top notch with a friendly staff. They make some pretty good beers onsite that you can try. I have NEVER had a bad meal in 10 years of patronage. They do it...More

Thank Al C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great lunch and everyone was able to order a meal that suited them: salad for mom, steak-and-crab-cakes-and-chowder for my husband, and everything in between. As we have found from all of the restaurants by this owner, the service is impeccable--very attentive and...More

Thank Jenny_in_Palo_Alto
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Questions & Answers
7 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from 1LarryFox | Reviewed this property |
My guess is yes but why not call them
Angela S
5 November 2016|
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Response from Katie Y | 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
19 November 2015|
Response from Katie Y | 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
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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
American casual restaurant with a micro brewery serving a western inspired menu.
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