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Sweetwater Tavern

$$ - $$$American, ,
400 E Congress St, Detroit, MI 48226-2913
+1 313-962-2210
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • 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 2 days ago 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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Ricky I
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

So my husband and son wanted to watch the games for March Madness and I wanted some good wings. We ended up in a whole in the wall corner place called Sweetwater Tavern. We took advantage of the daily specials like the Perch and Wings...More

Thank GarwoodFam
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Great wait staff, ambiance and I think the best hot wings I have eaten anywhere. Parking not easy. Uber to the tavern. Great place.

Thank bazelaggie
Reviewed 7 February 2018

The boast is that this place has the best wings in Detroit, which sells the city short. They're different, and they're good, but really... meh. Service was just short of entertainingly bad, but not rude enough to seem intentional. Other food is good; fish and...More

Thank tropicalrumfan
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

On a cold January night, it was nice to find this place only a block from our hotel. Great eats and nice tunes and old school charm with the normal old time wooden booths and historical grunge. I had the chicken pita, my co-worker The...More

Thank kjturgeon
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited Detroit for the auto show and needed a place to have a bite and a drink. We didn't want to drive anywhere. The guy at the front desk of the Marriott suggested Sweetwater. We were glad he did. It was...More

Thank _nicofl9
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Had to try the "best wings in Michigan ?" and had the perch combo. The fish was awesome. The staff held their own despite a monster rush at lunch.

Thank primitivepete
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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
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
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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