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Sweetwater Tavern & Grille

225 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60601
+1 312-698-7111
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Ranked #332 of 8,344 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $30
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: South Water St.
Transit: All loop elevated and subway trains (State & Lake), all Michigan Ave. bus routes (routes 3, 6, 20, 26, N66, 143, 144, 145, 146, 147, 148, 151 and 157
Description: Located on Michigan Ave. in the heart of downtown Chicago, Sweetwater is a 200 seat restaurant that offers a warm and cozy atmosphere complimented by upscale tavern fare. With a diverse selection of menu items to choose from and over 70 craft brewed beers, Sweetwater is the perfect destination for lunch, dinner, happy hour, and late night celebrating. With over 20 flat panel TV's, a private dining room, oversized booth seating, 2 lounge areas, and a large bar with community tables, Sweetwater provides an ideal atmosphere for almost any occasion.
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Orland Park, Illinois
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107 reviews 107 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Sweetwater is a sure and consistent bet if your looking for great food and lively atmosphere. Service is prompt and friendly and no matter what you order you can count on it being good, served hot and leaving satisfied. We have no favorites as we always order something different from their extensive menu. There are multiple well placed big screens... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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676 reviews 676 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
340 helpful votes 340 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

If you want to discount my reducing the rating one notch for an unpleasant incident at the end, then you could call this a Tripadvisor three-circle average experience, but I'd not go above that. This place can be reached from the Hyatt Regency Chicago convention center complex without going outside, if you know how to do it, and that was... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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130 reviews 130 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Stopped into Sweetwater for a nice lunch and was a bit disappointed. My salmon was dry and overcooked. Service was okay but overall experience bland. I've been here before and it was better than this. I would still give it a try for dinner.

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copenhagen
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64 reviews 64 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

After getting soaked in the rain this was a great place to stop, we got seated straight away and service was prompt. Food was cooked perfectly and after taking the servers advice, tater tots were a hit.

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Palmas, TO
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This Tavern is very well located. It was just outside of our hotel. The atmosphere is increadible and also the service. Lots of TV showing games. I found the food very good and I ate a salada with black beans, corn, bbq souce and a bit of ranch.

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Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This was my second time at Sweetwater. Stopped for afternoon snack and drinks. Had chicken quesadillas and black bean hummus. The hummus, served with grilled pita bread, was outstanding! Can't wait to be back.

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Pembroke, Canada
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120 reviews 120 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Good dinner, with friendly quick service. A great selection of craft beer to go with a good pub menu. With all of the TVs, it's not a bad place to watch the game, and there's always a game to choose from in Chicago. I had the pulled pork sandwich, with was quite good.

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Agency, MO
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32 reviews 32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We went here so we could have dinner and watch the World Series. There are quite a few tv's. The three of us ordered the Santa Fe wrap, sweet corn bisque, a cheeseburger and a club sandwich. The soup was tasty. Santa Fe wrap was terrible. Not as described in the menu. The chicken was dry and the whole thing... More

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Beavercreek, Ohio
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107 reviews 107 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Went here for dinner, really enjoyed the Bang Bang Shrimp. Be sure to save room for the Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Sundae!

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Sterling Illinois
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47 reviews 47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Had lunch here with my husband because it is close to the Hyatt where his meeting was. We were seated quickly which was nice because they were very busy. Our waitress was quite pleasant. The food arrived in a timely fashion. My husband had the sausage rigatoni which was good but quite spicy. I had the fish tacos. They were... More

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Additional Information about Sweetwater Tavern & Grille

Address: 225 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60601
Phone Number: +1 312-698-7111
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: American

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