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Sweetwater Tavern

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American, Bar
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14250 Sweetwater Ln, Centreville, VA 20121-5336
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Manassas, Virginia
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207 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not much has changed at this Sweetwater's Tavern in Centreville. Except that they have a very nice outdoor dining and bar area. Very efficient staff that frequently makes you feel rushed. The Prickly Pear Margarita is still a wonderful libation. Unique menu though not very expansive. Yummy deep fried calamri. Crab fritters were delicious. Pork Chops were right on perfectly... More 

Thank mikelynxx
Troutville, Virginia
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121 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We don't live near here, so haven't been in a couple years. Got my usual salmon and it was delicious! Waiter was very accommodating but not overly intrusive? Will make sure we come back soon.

Thank Cindylou60
Bristow, Virginia
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67 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited SW for my birthday. We hadn't visited in maybe a year, but after tonight, I don't know why we waited. The food was hot and tasty and service was spectacular. We'll be back.

Thank David S
Centreville, Virginia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Okay, first off, the wait can be long depending on the dining-rush-hour traffic and you might get one of those coaster-pagers. Keep in mind, that can be a great thing. The food, service, and overall ambience at this Sweetwater Tavern is AWEsome. I am the type to look around once I am seated. I love the artwork all around this... More 

Thank Sara_Serenity
Centreville, United States
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a busy place so on Fridays and Saturdays you can expect to wait - but grab a drink at the bar! Great cocktails, delicious food. Love the outdoor patio and bar.

Thank Katarzyna T
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While the food and service was good, the wait for us on a Saturday evening was from 6:15 until 7:45. They do not take reservations, even for a party of 7. Standing around outside the door with a "buzzer" in the heat was not fun, especially for the couple of seniors in the group.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Centreville, Virginia
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a little pricey for a person of my means but the wait staff is top notch and the food might be the best in town----

Thank wjm41259
Centreville, Maryland
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131 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my co-worker and I visited for lunch, what a surprise. I had their mahi special, it was fantastic. The staff was very friendly and their beer selection looked great, if we wernt working we would of sampled. I'd like to visit again for dinner.

Thank Mike H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attentive service, food received promptly. Everything was made to order. I always love my Sweetwater experience.

Thank Palesa O
Yonkers, New York, United States
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a family group meet at Sweetwater Tavern for lunch 16 of us! They easily accommodated us and gave us two servers. The beer was very good, though the selection small. The ribs were the best I've had, literally falling off of the bone and melted in the mouth. The soup of the day, a lobster bisque, was hot,... More 

Thank Lisa B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $30
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Bar scene
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: 14250 Sweetwater Ln, Centreville, VA 20121-5336
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Centreville
  • Phone Number: 17034491100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?