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Sweetwater Tavern

$$ - $$$American, ,
400 E Congress St, Detroit, MI 48226-2913
+1 313-962-2210
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Bar, Pub, Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
400 E Congress St, Detroit, MI 48226-2913
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I am not a huge fan of wings, but was extremely happy with these. The wings were very large and meaty, and they were not smothered in sauce. Great seasoning and the dressing was very tasty. Also have to say I really enjoyed the tossed...More

Thank Anne T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was fast & friendly. Portions were good & taste was very good. Parked car in lot across the street, then took their shuttle to the game. Very convenient!!

Thank redeye57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best Wings I think I have ever had. Someone even had a seizure when we were there (pretty sure the wings didn't cause it).

Thank Blake B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has the best wing I’ve ever had! Regular or boneless, you will not be disappointed! Parking can be tricky to find, without parking in a lot. Don’t forget to get the fries with their seasoning!!! So good!

Thank Angelique W
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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Great place with really good food. The beer was cold, the wings were so tasty and quick and friendly service.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 19 May 2018

I ordered chicken strips and fries via carry out. When I opened the container, the chicken looked overcooked before I even ate it. It was stringy and chewy. Much of it did not even have batter on it. It was as if they dropped bare...More

Thank Dawn B
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

From the outside it looks like its just another bar or pub. Upon entering you realize you are stepping back in time, a time before chain restaurants and sports bars monopolize the industry. There is a tv to watch at any point where you sit....More

Thank Camden426
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

I dine here and had the wings, pulled pork sandwich, and seasoned fries. It was all very tasty and according to the hotel staff (1 Block away) and real Detroit experience. The wings have a unique (Smokey with a little heat) flavor. If you are...More

Thank TWags52
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Maybe I just don't appreciate a good chicken wing, but these didn't do anything for me. What no one mentioned on here is how spicy the wings are. Sorry, but I don't like mine that way. Guess we should have clarified this with the server...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

by far best wings i’ve had ANYWHERE. fries are good too. Perfect atmosphere to be around with friends!

Thank Ricky I
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27 April 2015|
Response from usblueflyer | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't bring a group of 3 to this dirty dump.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 E Congress St, Detroit, MI 48226-2913
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-962-2210
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