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Sweetwater Tavern & Grille

#144 of 7,611 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
Downtown / The Loop
Contemporary, Gastropub, American, Bar, Pub
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225 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60601-7757 (South Water St.)
+1 312-698-7111
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Today
10:00 - 01:00
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All hours
Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 23:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 23:00
Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri 11:00 - 01:00
Sat 10:00 - 01:00
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Aurora
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244 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

First off, have the deviled eggs, they are fabulous. I had the turkey/wild rice burger with sweet potato fries and it was excellent. My husband really enjoyed his pulled pork sandwich with hand cut fries. Great server and really great meal.

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Washington, Missouri
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186 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The food and drinks were good. Good service and friendly staff. Great location - within walking distance of many hotels.

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Thank KiteGirl78
Kirkwood, Missouri
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

high quality hamburgers, good price, excellent service large selection of quality beers. Waitress was excellent and very helpful to a first time customer

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Thank mjruffus
Hilmar
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Ok place to watch pro football game. Appetizers were ok . Soup was good. Service a little slow. Good atmosphere.

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Ottawa, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Couldn't have been happier with the service, atmosphere, and food! My daughter and I stopped by for a late lunch and decided on ordering the Spinach Dip to start with....they don't skimp....My daughter also had the Lobster Mac & Cheese and I ordered the Filet Mignon Trio. Couldn't of had a better waiter (Dan) and we liked how the management... More 

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Thank mzdaisysdiamonds
Viera, Florida
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I arranged for a dinner for our company tonight for a party of 16. We sat in the private room which had plenty of seating and two tvs. Service was fast. We had appetizers, drinks, dinner and dessert. Thank you for accommodating our group. Everyone enjoyed it 😊👍

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Valladolid, Spain
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went alone, so I was sitted in the bar. The waiter broght the beer but then he forgot about me I could have left without being noticed. And a beer (not botteled, less than 250 cc) costed 8$!!!! Bad service and too expensive. Not recomendable.

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Thank susty21
Cincinnati, Ohio
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were tired after walking all around Millennium Park and shopping, so we were very happy to find this place. The hostess was warm and friendly, and our waiter was very patient and helpful. Very comfortable seating. There are tvs everywhere, so you can check out the games of the day while you are eating and drinking. We all had... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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197 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Right in the heart of the Mag Mile and Millennium park. Good food bit there was too much going on. Football games on tvs loud music on speaks. Could not hold a conversation

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to watch my Bengals play while I was in Chicago and the TVs were plentiful. The setting was really nice and the menu is long.

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Thank CQ W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Cuisine
Contemporary, Gastropub, American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60601-7757
    (South Water St.)
  • Public Transportation: All loop elevated and subway trains (State & Lake), all Michigan Ave. bus routes (routes 3, 6, 20, 26, N66, 143, 144, 145, 146, 147, 148, 151 and 157
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-698-7111
Description
Located on Michigan Ave. in the heart of downtown Chicago, Sweetwater is a 200 seat restaurant that offers a warm and cozy atmosphere complimented by upscale tavern fare. With a diverse selection of menu items to choose from and over 70 craft beers, Sweetwater is the perfect destination for lunch, dinner, happy hour, and late night celebrating. With over 20 flat panel TVs, a private dining room, oversized booth seating, two lounge areas, and a large bar with community tables, Sweetwater provides an ideal atmosphere for almost any occasion.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a good starting point to sample the city's energy and flavor. This central business district boasts Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of the most iconic landmarks in the city. A stunning skyline coupled with cultural attractions like the Art Institute of Chicago present a Downtown where work and play peacefully coexist.
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