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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)
“steak” (56 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:30 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
45980 Waterview Plz, Sterling, VA 20166-6556
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1 - 10 of 653 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

We’ve been going here for 15 years. I always get the grilled salmon salad. The wait staff is extremely friendly and responsive. They are known for their bread.

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed yesterday

Dinner for two was excellent. The drunken rib eye and the 12oz prime rib were both cooked to our requests and the service was A-1.

Thank bpbmooring
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had the opportunity to experience this yummy establishment last week. It was worth every penny. The wait was a bit long, 45 minutes for two, but it was Friday night so...it was expected. Once seated, our waiter was extremely knowledgeable of the specials and...More

Thank Sirvirther C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We came by after a swim meet in the area. I had the Hickory burger, my wife had the fish tacos, and my oldest had the chicken fingers. All three were exceptional. The burger was so tender and the bun was a meal onto itself....More

Thank Matt K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came over here on a Saturday night. Everywhere else was telling us a 50 minute wait, but they were able to sit use really quickly. The fish tacos were really good.

Thank Joseph A
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife loves this place and for all the hype I think its ok. Its in a very good location, service is very good but to me the food is Ok. I often leave going what is all the hype. Its good but its not...More

Thank stm1258
Reviewed 1 week ago

The menu is a bit limited, but the food is consistently good. I love the smoked salmon on a salad or as a main dish. The salads are very good. The fish fingers are great too. The kids burger and fries is a great deal....More

Thank PhotoGalVA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It has been the greatest pork chop I have tastes. My wife got the prime steak and it was awesome too. My daughter loved her chicken fingers. BTW a Great tasting spinach and artichoke dip. Service was awesome. Didn't give the 5, cuz both my...More

Thank ErnestS40
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent atmosphere. Sort of 1800sTexas. Excellent Bar area inside and outside. Wonderful outdoor patio overlooking a lake. Very good service and food. This place is usually crowded and doesn't take reservations in the evening, but you can call ahead and get on the waiting list....More

Thank Wano16
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since moving out of the area, we missed going to Sweetwater, so on a recent trip to Dulles we were able to enjoy another great seafood dinner there. We always get the fresh fish of the day, and this time it was Mahi-Mahi, grilled to...More

Thank VAlovetotravel2
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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|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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