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“Fall off the bones ribs”
Review of Sweetwater Tavern

Sweetwater Tavern
Ranked #1 of 249 Restaurants in Sterling
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $35
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: American casual restaurant with a micro brewery serving a western inspired menu.
Reviewed October 13, 2013

This place is amazing! I highly recommend the ribs--the meat is so tender it literally falls off the bones--but anything you get here is a good choice, from the filet mignon to the chicken sandwich. All the food is consistently delicious. The service is equally fantastic, as every server I've had provided excellent recommendations without pushing more expensive dishes or beverages.

The atmosphere is warm and friendly, but never too boisterous or loud. The restaurant has its own micro-brewery on site, which serve some spectacular options. I highly recommend their beer sampler flight during the wintertime.

The prices are very fair for the amount and (especially) the quality that you get. All around, this is a great place to go, whether on a date or out with family/friends!

Thank Steven Q
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Reviewed October 9, 2013

on of my favorite restaurants in the area, you can't go wrong with the crab cake its awesome and grilled chicken is very good, its a place you can take your date too, meet friends or have fun with family.

Thank samir5050
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Reviewed October 2, 2013 via mobile

I have eaten here quite a few times over a decade and it seems to be going downhill. Maybe I am just used to the food, and the excitement is gone. The service is not as attentive. The food is good. The bread is still great- can never get enough of the Ozzie rolls and sweet butter.

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Reviewed September 30, 2013

We've been several times and have always had good meals and wonderful service. We usually go for dinner around 6pm and you can usally get a table without much of a wait. Do call ahead, it helps to wait a few minutes vs. 30 mins. But as it gets later gets crowded and the outside bar seems to be very popular. The kids have had most items on the Kids menu but they especially like the hand dipped chicken fingers, burgers and tenderloin (it's a thinner cut so we make sure we order it medium rare to get a perfect medium). We haven't tried any appetizers just the entrees and some desserts. We like the fact that the kids drinks are free re-fills whether it is lemonade or cranberry juice. If they happen to make a mistake, they quickly correct it. Good family spot.

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Thank 4BearsinVA
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Reviewed September 25, 2013 via mobile

From the hostess to the waiters everybody was nice and professional. Bread was very good. Beer was excellent (ipa).
Tasty juicy burger.

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Thank DavidTrotter
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