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Sweetwater Tavern Restaurant

45980 Waterview Plz, Sterling, VA 20166-6556
+1 571-434-6500
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab cakes” (49 reviews)
“salads” (55 reviews)
“steak” (54 reviews)
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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 2 days ago

Melissa was behind the bar and her service and attention to detail make her an exceptional talent. The crabcakes/fries/slaw is still the homerun of dinners just about anywhere. You can always count on Sweetwater to take care of it's clientele

Reviewed 4 days ago

Great dine and service. I recommend the beer sampler. During summer you can eat at the outdoor dining area with a lovely view of the lake.

Thank Ely M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had an enjoyable lunch with a variety of teens and adults, and some picky eaters! Everyone selected something they enjoyed. Almost everything on the menu can be split by two people. We liked the bread basket with a variety of fresh breads. Lovely view of...More

1  Thank cindy r
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food and service are both above average. Nice outdoor seating and bar. Indoor seating can be a bit loud. Reservations are not accepted, but the restaurant offers a call ahead option.

Thank Willa K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our go to restaurant for a great meal every time. Yes,it is pricey but the service is fantastic and the food is always delicious. What more could you ask?

Thank Donna D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I go here a lot. (too much). I have my favorite meals: crab balls, chips and guac when they have it, southwestern chicken salad, salmon salad, filet and crab cake best meal ever always, chicken tenders). Literally any of these meals are always 10/10, never...More

Thank redblueyes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wedge salad and salmon filet both excellent, but the etchasketches and quick service from the kids menu made it a very relaxed and enjoyable visit.

Thank 577gordonj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with a few clients for dinner and had a good experience. The food is of good quality and the environment, specifically the outdoor patio area, is amazing. My favorite is the lobster mac and cheese and your best bet for parking is in...More

Thank WorldTravlr1974
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of our favorite places to go. They have quite a few things that are delicious on their menu like the baby back ribs, lobster bisque soup and so forth. I keep telling hubby, "Do not eat the bread or order soup because...More

1  Thank spigweed
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch after having our car serviced. Had naked hamburgers! They were some of the best hamburgers we have had in months! Excellent service!

Thank jcaricofe
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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
18 November 2015|
Response from Katie Y | 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
Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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
American casual restaurant with a micro brewery serving a western inspired menu.
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