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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went here on a Friday night and wanted to sit outside, so of course we had to wait. Totally understandable, it's a good place with good food. The service was very good from start to finish. It was good to see servers working together...as a team to make sure everyone had what they needed. Do not miss the the bread rolls, I am not a big bread person, but these are just so good. I had the ribs, my wife veggie burger and our daughter got a salad and added chicken. Everything was cooked and spiced just right. They have a full bar as well as a large menu with many different choices, which should accommodate almost everyones needs. We will differently be back.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed July 9, 2021

Been to this Sweetwater many times. After the young tall waiter gave us our bill in the amount of $65. I told him our debit card has around $65 on it and I also handed him a $20 to cover. He came back tossed the...card and twenty and said your card was declined and walked off. During this we were trying to explain to him what happened but too late, he walked off faster than a speeding bullet. Sorry dude, but you need to pull up your billy big rigger pants and take care of your customers instead of assuming the worst. we left a fifty and a twenty to cover. I didn't want to break a fifty. Better teach your waiters the art of customer service. Oh we'll be back, but not sitting at at this cat's table. and yes we are over 60.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed June 13, 2021

I have been here from time to time, and I must say I always leave happy. The ambience is pleasant, the staff friendly, the food good and the drinks spot on. Every visit has had a happy ending.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed May 13, 2021 via mobile

Lunch meeting with our group ended up being a celebration. Good food and great environment. A little noisy because the restaurant is always full but I think is what you get when everybody wants to eat at the same time

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed May 10, 2021

It’s been several years since we have had a meal at Sweetwater but we are here for a couple nights, staying very close to the restaurant. Wow, the food is just as good as before. We went early to avoid crowds in a pandemic world,...but we are fully vaccinated and looked forward to our dining experience. My husband has the crab cakes, with the lobster bisque as a starter. I couldn’t pass up the grilled fish, it was grouper w/ portobello mushroom, red peppers, & spinach w/ fried leeks & a lovely sauce. I also had a side of broccolini. We ordered the ‘Ozzie’ rolls, 4 for a $1 & the $1 is donated to fight food insecurity. We had a friend along who eats mostly vegetables so she had the goat cheese salad w/ a side of mushrooms. The flourless chocolate waffle w/ ice cream was enormous, enough for two, same w/ the deep dish apple pie w/ ice cream. I just tasted the apple pecan pie & it was delicious.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed April 22, 2021 via mobile

Went there for lunch and sat at the bar. Had an IPA and a seared tuna salad. The beer was good but nothing outstanding. The salad was very good with a great dressing and the tuna well cooked. Enjoyed the ambiance and the service by...the bartender was excellent.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed March 30, 2021 via mobile

Wonderful food! We ordered the smoked salmon and had prepared medium. It is the best salmon I ever had. I just wish there was more broccolini. The pork chop looked very thick and my son stated it was good and tender! (He is a critic...since he works at a high end steak and seafood restaurant in the area) the beers were good, just wish there was more of a stout or porter selection.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed February 20, 2021

I don't get to go as often as I would like, but made it this year just before Christmas for a special pickup. Food was perfectly delicious. I have been going for years. This is by far my favorite restaurant chain. I have been to...almost all of their restaurants and have only been thrilled with the service and food over and over again. I also have sent more guests than I can count to them because of the stellar service. Thank you for being my favorite go to place:)More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed December 14, 2020 via mobile

Even during the pandemic and using take out the food could not have been better. Had the drunken ribeye and it was done perfectly. The salad was as good as ever as well.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed December 5, 2020

As always, a treat. Pleasant and Efficient service. Diverse menu. Good food. Convenient location. Ample parking.

Date of visit: December 2020
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August 1, 2017|
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Response from Katie Y | 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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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
November 3, 2016|
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Response from Katie Y | Property representative |
Depending on the time of day, it takes about 10-15 minutes to get to Sweetwater Tavern!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sweetwater Tavern: Merrifield

Yes, Sweetwater Tavern: Merrifield offers takeout services.

Sweetwater Tavern: Merrifield is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4