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“you can't go wrong with the crab cake its awsome” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Sweetwater Tavern

Sweetwater Tavern
45980 Waterview Plaza, Sterling, VA 20166-6556
15714346500
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Ranked #1 of 196 Restaurants in Sterling
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $35
Cuisines: Steakhouse, American
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Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: American casual restaurant with a micro brewery serving a western inspired menu.
Arlington
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“you can't go wrong with the crab cake its awsome”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

on of my favorite restaurants in the area, you can't go wrong with the crab cake its awesome and grilled chicken is very good, its a place you can take your date too, meet friends or have fun with family.

Visited September 2013
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“Used to be better, but still good”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013 via mobile

I have eaten here quite a few times over a decade and it seems to be going downhill. Maybe I am just used to the food, and the excitement is gone. The service is not as attentive. The food is good. The bread is still great- can never get enough of the Ozzie rolls and sweet butter.

  • Visited September 2013
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“Good family spot”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We've been several times and have always had good meals and wonderful service. We usually go for dinner around 6pm and you can usally get a table without much of a wait. Do call ahead, it helps to wait a few minutes vs. 30 mins. But as it gets later gets crowded and the outside bar seems to be very popular. The kids have had most items on the Kids menu but they especially like the hand dipped chicken fingers, burgers and tenderloin (it's a thinner cut so we make sure we order it medium rare to get a perfect medium). We haven't tried any appetizers just the entrees and some desserts. We like the fact that the kids drinks are free re-fills whether it is lemonade or cranberry juice. If they happen to make a mistake, they quickly correct it. Good family spot.

  • Visited September 2013
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“Tasty in all aspect”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013 via mobile

From the hostess to the waiters everybody was nice and professional. Bread was very good. Beer was excellent (ipa).
Tasty juicy burger.

  • Visited September 2013
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“Never a bad meal at Great American”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Part of The Great American Chain, this restaurant is physically nearly identical to the building in Centreville. I noticed an elevator for access to the bar area, but otherwise the same feel and layout. We ate outside, as it was crowded and this was the first available. It was very noisy but the service was good, waiter and other staff very attentive and polite. We enjoyed our meals, there were four of us, and substitutions were welcomed and any questions we had were expertly handled. We always feel like we get our money's worth eating at Great Americans and this one is one of my favorites.

  • Visited September 2013
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