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Sweetwater Tavern

45980 Waterview Plz, Sterling, VA 20166-6556
+1 571-434-6500
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“crab cakes” (48 reviews)
“salads” (55 reviews)
“steak” (50 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:30 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
45980 Waterview Plz, Sterling, VA 20166-6556
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Reviewed yesterday

They offer call ahead seating but no reservations. I have never had a bad meal here, I love the drunken rib eye and the baby back ribs. Their beers are pretty good as well. Also their Ozzie rolls with poppy seed butter are the best!...More

Thank Ben B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Everyone in my 5-person party was satisfied with our meals, we received great service, and we enjoyed the atmosphere. However, we chose the venue for its reputation as a microbrewery, and I was slightly underwhelmed with the selection. I prefer darker beers, but the one...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice looking place, seemingly very popular with the locals. Perhaps we had a lousy waiter but service was glacially slow, mixed drinks were a bit watered down, but view out back is nice and quite to spend an evening with friends.

Thank Steve V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever I want a great meal, I go to Sweetwater Tavern. Service is top notch with a friendly staff. They make some pretty good beers onsite that you can try. I have NEVER had a bad meal in 10 years of patronage. They do it...More

Thank Al C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great lunch and everyone was able to order a meal that suited them: salad for mom, steak-and-crab-cakes-and-chowder for my husband, and everything in between. As we have found from all of the restaurants by this owner, the service is impeccable--very attentive and...More

Thank Jenny_in_Palo_Alto
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Impeccable service, great food, and polite staff made taking out our elderly parents a wonderful family outing. Thanks Sweetwater.

Thank Kaz4U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to Sweetwater at least 10 times over the last 3 years for lunch or dinner. I have never had a less than wonderful experience at this eatery. When an old friend from Georgia visited in June, he wanted to take me to...More

Thank TommeC2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My whole family likes this place. It has great food. I think our only disappointment was that it was so busy and we couldn't get reservations.

Thank jamesgU3021JP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of our family's favorites, have been going for years and it has never failed to be a good dinner, great beers, and good service.

Thank Wendy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go to Sweetwater Tavern every few months and have not been disappointed. The food and service are always very good. The drunken ribeye is a steak favorite. We also enjoy the jambalaya, salmon and ribs. The crab bisque soup is excellent and starting around...More

Thank Bob S
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Questions & Answers
December 6, 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from 1LarryFox | Reviewed this property |
My guess is yes but why not call them
Angela S
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
November 18, 2015|
Response from Katie Y | Property representative |
It is best to call Sweetwater Tavern directly. They take reservations at certain times on certain days, or they operate on a call ahead system. A hostess would be happy to speak with you and can be reached at 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
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
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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