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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” (56 reviews)
“fajitas” (28 reviews)
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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

We would definitely recommend this restaurant. The server was friendly and helpful. The draft beer selection was great and the server's recommendations for my beer flight was spot on. The entrees were near perfect and good portioned for the price (high cost area). The hostess...More

Thank Dale W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found on Trip Advisor! We were so hungry after traveling all morning! Stopped for lunch on a Sunday! Seated right away! Staff very welcoming and food perfect! Great fun atmosphere too!

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A classic American restaurant and bar, caters to all the needs of family, couples or individuals. Visited during the Easter Weekend and the place was busy as a bee, luckily we sat at the bar I suggest book your tables in advance. A wonderful selection...More

Thank saurabh007singh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for a company lunch the other day and everything was well prepared and service was great. We usually avoid going there for dinner because of the noise level, but this lunch was a pleasant surprise. We will be back.

Thank Y7212YCmikea
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

So this place is usually packed but you usually get seated fast. This is the best place to eat in Centreville and has been for years. They make everything from scratch.

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 12 March 2018

This spot is close to my house, which is great! The food is really good, the service is great, and the atmosphere is perfect. The bread....oh, the bread! :) They also have a cool outdoor seating section. I highly recommend you stop by for a...More

Thank Cali_Doll
Reviewed 6 March 2018

I remember when it opened around 1990, the pioneer in the Great American Restaurant group. I was there for the beer in those years and thought it was a great concept with 6 different options made on site. The growlers were a steal-$8 for about...More

Thank M W
Reviewed 2 March 2018

I had the baby back ribs and they were delicious. The service was excellent. I can highly recommend this restaurant

Thank sligocolleen
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Stopped for lunch and enjoyed it so much we came back for dinner. Intriguing list of site brewed beers that are worth a try.

Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 9 February 2018

We love Sweetwater and this was the first time in our visits over the years that it was just average. Neither of us really enjoyed the steak fajitas, meat was thick and chewy. Service was also not it's stellar self and maybe we got there...More

Thank ivytravel
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Questions & Answers
Jewel N
18 December 2016|
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Response from DBKJC | Reviewed this property |
The Sweetwater Tavern will be closed on Christmas Day.
24 November 2015|
Response from SXMIslandGal |
Call ahead list. Works very well!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 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
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
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: 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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