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Sweetwater Tavern

3066 Gate House Plz, Falls Church, VA 22042-1028
+1 703-645-8100
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (59 reviews)
“crab cakes” (51 reviews)
“ribs” (45 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3066 Gate House Plz, Falls Church, VA 22042-1028
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Have been twice with coworkers for dinner. Ordered the Jambalaya both times as I enjoyed it so much the first time. I like the Naked River beer as well. The rolls served with dinner can be addictive. Spinach dip appetizer is quite good and seems...More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 3 days ago

I hadn't been to Sweetwater in a few years. The food is still good (Great American chain, so the menu is predictable). The service was ok, not great, definitely needs some attention to details in that area. The dinner salad was delicious but very small...More

Thank bertsky1987
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wanted some smokey bbq, not to diss the southern style at all, just looking for some reminders of home. Service was good, appetizers good, pulled pork great, crab cake was really good. Nice unfiltered beers, and not too noisy. Will be going back.

Thank Frank P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been looking forward for days to a particular meal only to discover it was no longer served at lunch. Big disappointment. Otherwise, the food, service, and ambiance was as satisfying as always.

Thank FFtravels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We all enjoyed our dishes, especially the ribs and salmon salad. The bread basket is always well appreciated. The fries were excellent and I ate them all, which I almost never do! Service was excellent and diligent care was taken with one of our guests...More

Thank evedi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently visited while traveling for work. Enjoyed a tasty dinner in a vibrant atmosphere. I enjoyed the shrimp and blue crab fritters and a salad with pecans and goat cheese. The kitchen was quick to deliver my meal. It can be loud in some areas...More

Thank kelly0912
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thrree of the four of us had burgers. The other fish toco. The beer menu is lengthy and very tasty. Burger was really good and priced nice. To have a good conversation one needs young ears other everything was good.

Thank Joseph V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is great and service is good as well. However, a reasonable request from one of our party regarding a meal was refused. In addition, when I unwrapped my silverware my knife was very obviously dirty and I have concerns about why it was...More

Thank LaLa6299
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sweetwater's outstanding food and service is always a pleasure. However, the environment is quite noisy.

Thank Dee W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I can't remember the last time I didn't have a very good meal here. Great salads (yes, I said great salads!), really good steak, and really, nothing is bad here. You can't go wrong. Some of the beers aren't my cup of tea, but there's...More

Thank cml153
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Questions & Answers
2 August 2017|
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Response from Katie Y | Property representative |
Hi! We do have Happy Hour deals from 3pm - 6pm, Monday - Thursday at the bar. We hope to see you there soon!
Theresa M
28 February 2017|
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Response from Elcap128 | Reviewed this property |
Teresa, you need to call the restaurant. I am simply a patron writing a review
4 November 2016|
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Response from Katie Y | Property representative |
Depending on the time of day, it takes about 10-15 minutes to get to Sweetwater Tavern!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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: 3066 Gate House Plz, Falls Church, VA 22042-1028
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Falls Church
  • Phone Number: +1 703-645-8100
American casual restaurant with a micro brewery serving western inspired food in a fun and relaxing atmosphere.
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