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Sweetwater Tavern Restaurant

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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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
45980 Waterview Plz, Sterling, VA 20166-6556
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I went about a week ago and now again, just to make sure it was consistent. Ordered fillet mignon and someone else in my party ordered ribeye.....wow. Salad was fresh and very tasty, steak was AMAZING and the bread to die for. Really top notch...More

Thank tonkcatcher
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everybody had a great meal. Very attentive waiter. Did not rush us. Love looking through all the various beer selection. Great stouts.

Thank digitalcarol
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So this is all part of the Great American Restuarants chain - but I use the word "chain" loosely. All their restaurants are a bit different and unique - and the food is excellent. Service is consistently great - just keep in mind the place...More

Thank Tcp102
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with a group of friends and had an amazing experience. The service and food was exceptional and the patio has a wonderful view. The manager Brent was so personable and friendly when he stopped by, just what you'd expect from the Great American group....More

Thank TravelingGuy31
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is where you want to eat at if you want a higher level of service and top quality food. Not cheap, plenty of other places if you want that kind of boredom. The Prime rib after 4:30 is magnificent. Various cuts to choose from....More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sweet Water Tavern is a beautifully decorated restaurant with exceptional service (Armeen was terrific) and deliciously prepared and presented food. They make even simple things like fried chicken tenders delicious and innovative with a twist on the seasonings and the hamburgers are moist, perfectly seasoned,...More

Thank John514
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent restaurant. Great drinks and the food was perfect. We had the Red Snapper and the Baby back ribs. You must get the shrimp starter, best I have ever had. Good portions and beautiful presentation. Service was top notch. Outside dinning and bar. We had...More

Thank FAC86
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I always love going here just to try the beers on tap. The brew master does a fantastic job coming up with flavor ideas. The food is good too.

Thank Tanyajn1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice assortment of craft beers and a varied menu if you stay to eat. Portions were generous and there were nice choices for the 8 and 10 year olds my brother had in tow. I had the All American IPA .. nice hops just 5%...More

Thank jwest64373
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of the most enjoyable evening that I have had the pleasure of spending in many years. the food was outstanding beyond question. The service was exemplary from entering the door through exiting the door the wait staff was there for every single...More

Thank Hoppy_Hodges72
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you open on Christmas day as we are travelling to sterling for the holidays and need a place to eat.
7 December 2016|
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Response from 1LarryFox | Reviewed this property |
My guess is yes but why not call them
Angela S
Is there a lunch menu?
5 November 2016|
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Response from Lindsey G | 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
Do you take reservation?
18 November 2015|
Response from Lindsey G | 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, 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
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
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
  • E-mail
American casual restaurant with a micro brewery serving a western inspired menu.
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