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Sweetwater Tavern

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$15 - $35
CUISINES
American, Bar, Brew Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Menu

STARTERS​
Smoked Chicken Con Queso
Traditional​ cheese dip with tortilla chips
$8.00
Fire Roasted Wings
with Texas puddle sauce
$8.00
Tex Mex Eggrolls
Filled with smoked chicken, corn, black beans, onions, peppers and jalapeno jack cheese served with avocado dipping sauce
$8.50
Hot Spinach, Parmesan and Artichoke Dip
With fresh tortilla chips
$9.50
Firecracker Shrimp
Crumb fried and tossed w. thin beans and spicy pepper jelly
$9.50
Crispy Fried Calamari.
With onion straws and lobster ginger sauce
$9.50
TODAY’S HOMEMADE SOUP​
Mon
Corn and Crab Chowder
$5.50
Tue
Roast Chicken Tortilla
$5.50
Wed
Lobster Bisque
$5.50
Thur
Corn and Crab Chowder
$5.50
Fri
Clam Chowder
$5.50
Sat
Lobster Bisque
$5.50
Sun
Roast Chicken Tortilla
$5.50
SALADS​
Traditional Caesar
hearts of romaine with Reggiano parmesan
$6.00
Mixed Greens Salad
With​ tomato, sun dried cranberries, dates, pine nuts and champagne vinaigrette
$6.00
Blue cheese $+1.00
Goat cheese $+1.00
Chop House Salad
With romaine, fresh grilled corn, tomato and basil tossed with buttermilk herb
$6.00
Monterey jack and cheddar $+1.00
Warm Goat Cheese and Spiced Pecan Salad
Mixed greens w. tomato, sun dried cranberries and champagne vinaigrette
$8.00
Southwest Chicken Salad
avocado, grilled corn, black beans, romaine, jack and cheddar, tomato, buttermilk herb and a smidge of BBQ sauce
$13.00
Monterey Salad with Spiced Pecans
Lightly fried chicken on greens tossed w. fresh avocado, grilled corn, tomato, crisp tortillas, sun dried cranberries and buttermilk herb
$13.00
Sweetwater Roast Chicken Salad
Mixed greens, fresh corn off the cob, tomato, pine nuts, sun dried cranberries, dates, goat cheese and champagne vinaigrette
$13.00
Short Smoked Grilled Salmon Salad*
Mixed greens w. champagne vinaigrette, new potatoes, sun dried cranberries, dates and pine nuts
$16.00
Goat cheese $+1.00
Grilled Tuna and Mixed Greens Salad*.
Sesame​ crusted tuna drizzled with cilantro ginger sauce and served over mixed greens tossed with champagne vinaigrette, sun dried cranberries, dates, new potatoes and pine nuts
$17.00
SANDWICHES​
Smoked BBQ Pulled Pork
On cole slaw with fries...while it lasts
$10.00
Cheddar Cheeseburger *
Ketchup, pickle and mustard mayo with fries
$10.00
Hickory BBQ Burger *
cheddar jack and hickory BBQ sauce with fries
$10.00
Grilled Chicken and Havarti Cheese
with​ mustard mayo and Great American fries
$10.50
SIDES​
Basil Redskin Mashed Potatoes
$3.00
Great American Fries
$3.00
Cole Slaw
$3.00
Sauteed Mushrooms
$3.00
Sweet Potato Fries
$3.00
Today’s Fresh Vegetables
$3.00
Steamed Spinach
$3.00
Black Beans
$3.00
KIDS UNDER 12​
Served w. choice of fries, unsweetened applesauce or carrots... fountain soda or milk
Grilled Cheese
$5.00
Chicken Fingers
$5.00
Cheeseburger *
$5.00
Grilled Short Smoked Salmon*
$7.00
Tenderloin Steak*
$9.00
FRESH SEAFOOD, CHICKEN AND PASTA​
Hickory Grilled Fresh Fish
The best available, hand filleted in house daily
$Market
Sauteed Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes
With remoulade sauce, fries and cole slaw
$Market
Sweetwater Fried Chicken Tenders
With fries, cole slaw and honey mustard dipping sauce
$12.00
Roasted Half Young Chicken
Rubbed with spices, smoked and slow roasted with basil redskin mashed potatoes and brown butter sauce...while it lasts
$13.00
Sauteed Chicken Breast
With​ roasted red peppers, mushrooms and arugula on capellini pasta and brown butter sauce
$12.00
Louisiana Pasta
With chicken, andouille sausage, tomato, scallions and penne pasta in a spicy creole cream sauce
$13.00
Sauteed Filet Mignon Tips*
With tequila lime sauce on penne pasta
$15.00
Short Smoked Salmon Filet*
Marinated and smoked, then hickory grilled on basil redskin mashed potatoes and dijon cream
$16.00
BEEF, RIBS AND CHOPS​
Hickory Grilled Pork Chop*
On basil redskin mashed potatoes
$14.00
BBQ Baby Back Ribs
hickory smoked... Served with fries and cole slaw
$20.00
Wood Grilled Filet Mignon*
With​ sauteed mushrooms and mashed potatoes
$20.00
Drunken Rib Eye Steak*
Black Angus Beef marinated in our Great American Pale Ale with sauteed mushrooms and basil redskin mashed potatoes
$21.00
DESSERTS​
Key Lime Pie
With raspberry sauce
$6.00
Deep Dish Apple Pie With Almond Streusel
And vanilla ice cream
$7.00
Warm Flourless Chocolate Waffle
With vanilla ice cream
$7.00
Warm White Chocolate Bread Pudding
With vanilla ice cream and caramel
$7.00
To reduce your wait in the restaurant, please phone ahead before you leave for Sweetwater.
Our servers work as a team to guarantee the best service around.
Our food is “high maintenance” and does not travel well...please understand when we decline “to go” requests.
Best Buns Bread Co., our bakery in Shirlington, bakes our bread fresh daily.
* May contain raw or undercooked ingredients. Written information is available upon request regarding these items.
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Reviewed March 17, 2020

Sweetwater was the name of the town in the classic spaghetti western film "Once Upon a Time in the West", and as you might expect the Sweetwater Tavern is western-themed. Overall the dining experience was good and the restaurant was busy when we were there...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 15, 2020

This place is very lively and has fantastic customer service. The bartenders are great and the food is delicious. The crab cakes are extremely good and priced well.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 8, 2020

Always a great meal and great service. A great atmosphere and a big selection on the menu. Call ahead seating is a plus.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 7, 2020

We live 20 miles from this restaurant, but go at least once a month. CALL ahead to put your name on the list and you will save alot of time waiting, if its busy, which often occurs at the prime dinner hours. Plenty of parking...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 3, 2020

Above average quality food, well presented and good servers. The price for five people was very reasonable. They don't offer espresso coffee and the coffee served was just a mug without a saucer so one had to put the dirty spoon on the table -...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 26, 2020 via mobile

This place was recommended by a colleague. It was great! The lobster bisque is full of lobster. The crab fritters were so fresh!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 17, 2020 via mobile

Year in and year out Sweetwater delivers. Great food, great decor, superb service. No matter the occasion, excellence is the byword.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 15, 2020 via mobile

We will definitely go back, By far the best steak I have eaten in a long time. Service was great and the pineapple martini was to die for!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 13, 2020 via mobile

My filet mignon was cooked perfectly medium rare. Tender, but not butter knife tender. Had to ask for a steak knife. Came with delicious hot mashed potatoes, but only 5 mushrooms. I asked the server if that was usual. He asked if I would like...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 28, 2020 via mobile

We were waiting for 35 minutes for our table for 3 and I saw many people that arrive d later being seated I asked when we were in line and the answer was that their system connection with the square you get was not working...and...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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chauhhung
August 1, 2017|
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Response from Chelsea S | Property representative |
Hi! We do have Happy Hour deals from 3pm - 6pm, Monday - Thursday at the bar. We hope to see you there soon!
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Theresa M
February 27, 2017|
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Response from Elcap128 | Reviewed this property |
Teresa, you need to call the restaurant. I am simply a patron writing a review
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joysea3
November 3, 2016|
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Response from Chelsea S | Property representative |
Depending on the time of day, it takes about 10-15 minutes to get to Sweetwater Tavern!
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