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Sweetwater Tavern

45980 Waterview Plz, Sterling, VA 20166-6556
+1 571-434-6500
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
45980 Waterview Plz, Sterling, VA 20166-6556
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my folks' favorite restaurants, so we booked it for a family luncheon to as part of their 60th wedding anniversary celebration weekend. We wanted to do dinner on Friday but they could only accommodate our table of 12 at 5pm (some...More

Thank jayares2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful dinner at Sweetwater tonight! Can always depend on their food and excellent service.

Thank kayceeinva
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stop by here for lunch every time we have to suffer the drive, traffic & heat out to this mega-mall area. The food never disappoints. This last trip had one issue, which I hope management addresses. The "background" music went from a Lady Gaga...More

Thank GoBlueinColorado
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Used to live in Sterling Va and miss Sweetwater.. so when I’m back in town, this place is a must. I really cannot decide if the service or food is better. They have perfected team service and the food is awesome. They must have some...More

Thank Rajan B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My go to restaurant for a business lunch. The food is outstanding and the service superb. The bread is called Ozzie rolls but they taste like fresh donuts. They also have raisin bread. You can’t go wrong with any item on the menu.

Thank Kristina B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were headed out for dinner and decided to give Sweetwater Tavern a try. We had not been to Sweetwater in a few years and wondered why as we had always liked the food and service. Well, we had a great dinner...More

Thank Ron M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our visit was a bit disappointing last night to say the least. It was like on the job for the staff without training without the teacher. It all started when my mother phoned to book the table. My mother asked if we could reserve a...More

Thank Lee K
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is consistently excellent in Quality. I have been eating here for over 10 years and is my go to place in Sterling VA.

Thank pilotbear320
Reviewed August 10, 2018

I've been coming here sporadically for years. It's NoVAs original brew-on-prem taphouse. The menu is solid and can't go wrong with any choice. I swear the ozzy rolls are donuts without glazing. They are that good.

Thank John P
Reviewed August 5, 2018

My husband and I stopped in for dinner at 5:30 PM on a Saturday. We were put on a wait list, but there was plenty of seating in the bar to wait. We were seated in only about 20 minutes. The wait team served us...More

Thank Amy T
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Questions & Answers
Kathy S
April 25, 2018|
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Response from Katie Y | Property representative |
Hi Kathy, thanks for reaching out! We have Happy Hour on Monday-Friday from 3-6 PM at the bar only. We hope you'll join us!
December 6, 2016|
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Response from 1LarryFox | Reviewed this property |
My guess is yes but why not call them
November 4, 2016|
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Response from Katie Y | Property representative |
Hi Angela, Yes! We do have a lunch menu. It can be found on our website - greatamericanrestaurants. com or by calling the restaurant directly. (571) 434-6500
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups
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: 45980 Waterview Plz, Sterling, VA 20166-6556
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Loudoun County  >  Sterling
  • Phone Number: +1 571-434-6500
American casual restaurant with a micro brewery serving a western inspired menu.
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