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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%
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“steak” (60 reviews)
“crab cakes” (51 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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45980 Waterview Plz, Sterling, VA 20166-6556
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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped in when I was early for my flight out of Dulles; Sweetwater Tavern is near Dulles town center strategically located to help you avoid traffic into the airport. From the moment we sat down, we were treated to some of the best service...More

Thank JaninedeBric
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with a party of 12 & everyone was satisfied with their meals. Very friendly, efficient wait staff. The place was packed and yet we only waited 5 minutes to be seated. Wish we had a Sweetwater Tavern on Long Island.

Thank megah118
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Haven't received this great of service in a long while! Aileen was awesome and it seemed there were managers and food runners always available for extra ketchup, beverage refills, etc. The kids enjoyed the Etch A Sketches in lieu of the normal crayons. The food...More

Thank LuTheRealtor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've actually been to Sweetwater many times over the years and am just getting around to a review. The food has always been good. Never once had any sort of problem with the quality or the service. The beer is excellent. Extremely well run operation....More

Thank RamblinFan75
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Everything I have eaten at Sweetwater has been delicious. From the Ozzie rolls and delicious butter, straight through to dessert, you cannot go wrong. My usual is the salmon salad, but I have branched out to the bbq burger and fish tacos on recent trips...More

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We came for a dinner from local Marriott and were surprised Had excellent service and very good food ! It’s crowded and loud but the food is very good and we are picky ! I had crab and corn chowder and he had a delicious...More

Thank Luckydog17
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

The menu wasn’t large but I didn’t see anything I didn’t like. There was a full bar in the center of the restaurant. I would recommend making reservations because it was busy. The salmon appetizer was good and bread was delicious. Service was great. The...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

We had a late lunch with drinks. Good variety of beers on tap from their own brewery. Also good variety of other specialty drinks. Service was very good and the restaurant has a very nice atmosphere. Food was a bit on the high side, but...More

Thank J5172HLmattr
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Stopped in for lunch while traveling for business. I had a nice salad with chicken, it was the Sweetwater Roast Chicken Salad. They have a large selection of beers on the wall, but many are not available yet. So ask first before you set those...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Enjoyed my meal which was consistent with other meals at Sweetwater on other occasions. Prices are on the inexpensive side. The menu is not extensive but beer choices extensive. Sweetwater is often crowded with people waiting but on this Thursday night I was seated immediately....More

Thank al m
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Questions & Answers
Kathy S
25 April 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!
7 December 2016|
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Response from 1LarryFox | Reviewed this property |
My guess is yes but why not call them
Angela S
5 November 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
US$ 35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids
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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