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Sweetwater Tavern

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
400 E Congress St, Detroit, MI 48226-2913
+1 313-962-2210
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Bar, Pub, Cajun & Creole
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400 E Congress St, Detroit, MI 48226-2913
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So my husband and son wanted to watch the games for March Madness and I wanted some good wings. We ended up in a whole in the wall corner place called Sweetwater Tavern. We took advantage of the daily specials like the Perch and Wings...More

Thank GarwoodFam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great wait staff, ambiance and I think the best hot wings I have eaten anywhere. Parking not easy. Uber to the tavern. Great place.

Thank bazelaggie
Reviewed 7 February 2018

The boast is that this place has the best wings in Detroit, which sells the city short. They're different, and they're good, but really... meh. Service was just short of entertainingly bad, but not rude enough to seem intentional. Other food is good; fish and...More

Thank tropicalrumfan
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

On a cold January night, it was nice to find this place only a block from our hotel. Great eats and nice tunes and old school charm with the normal old time wooden booths and historical grunge. I had the chicken pita, my co-worker The...More

Thank kjturgeon
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited Detroit for the auto show and needed a place to have a bite and a drink. We didn't want to drive anywhere. The guy at the front desk of the Marriott suggested Sweetwater. We were glad he did. It was...More

Thank _nicofl9
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Had to try the "best wings in Michigan ?" and had the perch combo. The fish was awesome. The staff held their own despite a monster rush at lunch.

Thank primitivepete
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Best wings I have ever had. Also, their seasoned fries were super yummy. If you are in Detroit give them a try.

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

This was my last dinner stop i Detroit. The winds were get the fries were awesome. Very inexpensive. Great for a quick meal in a quaint spot downtown.

Thank Notlrac1971
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

I stopped in here off of a recommendation of a coworker and am really glad I did! It's is a cool historic building. The staff was very attentive and friendly. The food water just I was hoping for. I'll definitely go back next time I...More

Thank Keith W
Reviewed 4 December 2017

the food was good, enjoyed the wings but man is the service here ever poor. First off you line up for 20 mins to be then taken to the back of the restaurant to find a whole batch of empty tables. The attitude of the...More

Thank 155019Aedan
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27 April 2015|
Response from usblueflyer | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't bring a group of 3 to this dirty dump.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 E Congress St, Detroit, MI 48226-2913
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-962-2210
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