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Sweetwater Tavern

45980 Waterview Plz, Sterling, VA 20166-6556
+1 571-434-6500
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (53 reviews)
“steak” (60 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:30 Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
45980 Waterview Plz, Sterling, VA 20166-6556
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Reviewed yesterday

Love this place. Make sure to get there early or after the rush. Quality menu items for lunch and dinner. Service is top of the line and they focus on you having a good experience. We like their burgers, chicken dishes, bread items - Aussie...More

Thank Anastacia D W
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very efficient operation and impressive service! For a large chain restaurant this restaurant was very well run and the food was good. The grouper special was delicious!

Thank Trevor W
Reviewed 6 days ago

The desk clerk at our hotel recommended this restaurant to us, and we are so glad that he did. This attractive restaurant is located in a shopping center with lots of restaurants and stores. Sweetwater has a nice patio area that overlooks the water. There...More

Thank happywanderer856
Reviewed 1 week ago

Like most Great American Restaurants, the food selection never changes, which can be good or bad depending on your preferences. If you're having one of those days where you can't decide where to eat, this is a great fallback. They have an amazing Christmas ale...More

Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group always has to get appetizers. The Blue Crab and Shrimp Fritters are excellent. The calamari is also very good. The service was very good. He had great suggestions for us. We will admit that the food was so good that we returned the...More

Thank cj-poohfan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very good at this restaurant. I had the filet mignon and it melted in your mouth. I also had a crab cake which was good. The person traveling with me had the hanger steak which she said was also very good. The...More

Thank galish1990
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time eating here but won't be the last. Service was great and the Jambalaya was the best I've had. It also has a nice waterfront view.

Thank Loriwright25
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 7 May 2018

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 4 May 2018

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
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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
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, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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