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Sweetwater Tavern

14250 Sweetwater Ln, Centreville, VA 20121-5336
+1 703-449-1100
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (34 reviews)
“salad” (54 reviews)
“prime rib” (17 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:30 Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
14250 Sweetwater Ln, Centreville, VA 20121-5336
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food, drinks and service at the Sweetwater Tavern! You can’t beat the burgers and the craft beer is second to none. The G&Ts and Dark n Stormy’s are worth a try too! Our server Samantha was first class! Definitely coming back here again!

Thank Craig D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch and was not disappointed. We arrived just before the noon rush, and were seated promptly and brought drinks and freshly backed rolls and bread slices with their own seasoned butter. Today’s appetizer was Fried Green Tomatoes which were paired with delicious...More

Thank D2821ITroberts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was almost hidden across from a movie theater but has plenty of parking and plenty of seating space indoors and out. The variety in the bread basket was wonderful especially with the herbed butter. Portions were huge! We started with the spinach artichoke...More

Thank Sophie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great venue, loads of parking, easy to find, super-interesting decor, lively atmosphere, helpful and attentive waiters, prompt service, great island bar, good food. Only complaint was that my burger bun was soggy and oily. Everyone else's entrees eg SouthWest salad, chicken tenders, etc, were excellent.

Thank Patricia T
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We visit our son in Centreville and always enjoy the Sweetwater Tavern. It has great food and friendly staff. It seems to always be busy and rightly so. I had a wonderful salad on our last visit!

Thank Ednalee
Reviewed 16 August 2018

hamburgers as they should be. truly delicious. properly cooked with crisp french fries and a wonderful brew. been dining there for almost 20 years and it never disappoints.

Thank Bruce F
Reviewed 12 August 2018

For us, every good meal starts off with a specialty Mojito. Sweetwater always come through. Everyone in my family has their favorites, I go for the pork chops and my son always goes with the ribs. In the past they provided 2 chops, now it's...More

Thank Len W
Reviewed 11 August 2018

been there with our family of 4 many times. food is always great. So is service. We often get the fish special.

Thank TomC3114
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I cannot say enough good things about Sweetwater. It has been a staple for my family for years. The BEST food and atmosphere in the area.

Thank mkgoff22
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Stopped into one of our favorites for a quick lunch. Sat outside in their very nice enclosed patio area. Usual friendly staff. This time we had an excellent queso chicken dip with tortilla chips and split their always fantastic cheddar hamburger. Good that we split...More

Thank ivytravel
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Questions & Answers
23 June 2018|
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Response from Jon M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, 3 or 4 options I believe. My 10 year old had a mac&cheese and liked it a lot. She also liked the desserts :)
Jewel N
18 December 2016|
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Response from DBKJC | Reviewed this property |
The Sweetwater Tavern will be closed on Christmas Day.
23 November 2015|
Response from SXMIslandGal |
Call ahead list. Works very well!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, 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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
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: 14250 Sweetwater Ln, Centreville, VA 20121-5336
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Centreville
  • Phone Number: +1 703-449-1100
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