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Sweetwater Tavern

3066 Gate House Plz, Falls Church, VA 22042-1028
+1 703-645-8100
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (62 reviews)
“crab cakes” (53 reviews)
“ribs” (49 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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3066 Gate House Plz, Falls Church, VA 22042-1028
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant and bar and brewery during a stressful time in my life. My adult son was admitted to a nearby hospital. I live in another state and I was unexpectedly uprooted and relocated to northern Virginia for several days during his treatment....More

Thank cvaccaro58
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Let me start by saying I am a fan of the restaurants under Great American Foods, especially Mike's in Springfield, Va. So naturally I expected a similar experience at Sweetwater Tavern. The staff was as welcoming as always but they were unable to provide the...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently took our visiting out of town family to Sweetwater and had a great experience. You can now book tables in advance, which is great, and although they don't have any tables large enough for our party of 9, they booked us two adjacent...More

Thank LivingInWien
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been here a few times Nice atmosphere And sports bar typed with a little more ambiance I love the restaurant s layout Good ribs Good salad Service is on point Lots of college kid servers Drinks okay Desserts good selection All in all a...More

Thank pioneertravler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even though we had reservations it still a while before we were seated on a Friday night, which gives you an idea of how popular this place is. Burgers were great and our dining companions enjoyed the fish dishes as well. Servings were ample and...More

Thank Phelman-Kech
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really loved their food. Good quality all around. However, we made a reservation for 6:30. It took 10 minutes just to check in, then waited 25 minutes before being seated. This put me in a sour mood, as I have kids and we likely would...More

Thank Twiggy2222
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

My husband ordered the daily soup and steak and crab cakes I ordered a chicken salad .Soup never came waitress too busy talking he was really looking forward to it...manager came over voiced our concerns to him...he took care of us....very nice man.Our food tasted...More

Thank Veronica R
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

We found this restaurant because it was close to our hotel. Not expecting much but we were pleasantly surprised. The atmosphere was great, relaxed and good service. I have a lot of food allergies and when I told the waiter he ensured the manager &...More

Thank Missy A
Reviewed 14 March 2018

The lobster bisque is one of the best I have ever had and the sandwich with havarti cheese was quite good. Will revisit many times

Thank endjed
Reviewed 13 March 2018

I was invited there for dinner. Apparently it is a very popular place. We had prior reservation and still had to wait a bit. The place is a bit too loud for me but the food was good. I ordered their salmon which was really...More

Thank Fatatino
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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
3 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
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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: 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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