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Sweetwater Tavern

) #70 of 986 Restaurants in Detroit €€ - €€€ American, ,
400 E Congress St, Detroit, MI 48226-2913
+1 313-962-2210
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“wings” (117 reviews)
“burger” (17 reviews)
“spice rub” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Cajun & Creole
€€ - €€€
400 E Congress St, Detroit, MI 48226-2913
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We enjoyed the wings they were a bit on the spicy end for a few in our group but the wings were good!! The seasoned fries were yummy!!!

Thank neeky739
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was really tasty. Had the wings and they were delicious. Really fun vibe in the place. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Candi T
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

It's all about the wings here! I've been here several times and it's the only thing I have tried because they are that good, and I'm not even a huge wings person. Very relaxed and casual atmosphere, perfect for before or after and event/game downtown....More

Thank TanT80
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

My first time here but i have had fish and chips at many different restaurants but i am telling you. Whew! When i took a bite of the fish here....it was unreal! The best tasting fish ever. It was melt in your mouth cod. I...More

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Started coming here 15 years ago for lunch when I worked at AT&T on Michigan Avenue. Now, retired, I come here with my family and it is one of OUR favorite places to dine at in downtown Detroit. Brought my family down to celebrate Mothers...More

1  Thank satisfiedrx350
Reviewed 30 April 2017

I have heard about the Sweetwater Tavern but never had a chance to stop by until now. When you enter from the front door it is several big steps up into the tavern. Once in side your eyes taken in the warmth of the tavern...More

Thank Laura T
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

I sat at the bar and was served immediately. I ordered the ribs and wings combo. When the food came the rib meat was falling over the side of the plate and some fell out because it was so tender. The sauce was good, but...More

Thank Jodi C
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We have heard the rave reviews about the Wings at the Sweetwater tavern. so we decided to try on Feb 26 2017. To start we could not get a table but the waiter was more than willing to accommodate us when one became available. When...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

I travel across the country throughout the year for business, eating in lots of restaurants and this is my first terrible rating. Walk in and seat yourself which is fine, but it's downhill from there. It was an effort for my server to wait on...More

Thank wkrupa
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Great local restaurant a couple of blocks in from the river front and a short walk from Greektown... Great selection of local beers and as the title states, the best wings in the midwest!!

Thank Derek J
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26 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
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
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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