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Sweetwater Tavern

$$ - $$$American, ,
400 E Congress St, Detroit, MI 48226-2913
+1 313-962-2210
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • 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 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my last dinner stop i Detroit. The winds were get the fries were awesome. Very inexpensive. Great for a quick meal in a quaint spot downtown.

Thank Notlrac1971
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

I stopped in here off of a recommendation of a coworker and am really glad I did! It's is a cool historic building. The staff was very attentive and friendly. The food water just I was hoping for. I'll definitely go back next time I...More

Thank Keith W
Reviewed 4 December 2017

the food was good, enjoyed the wings but man is the service here ever poor. First off you line up for 20 mins to be then taken to the back of the restaurant to find a whole batch of empty tables. The attitude of the...More

Thank 155019Aedan
Reviewed 18 November 2017

We went here before a Wings game and had the fish & chips. Food was delish and service was fast. We used the shuttle to the game and it was great. They have a new shuttle vehicle and it's wonderful.

1  Thank MimiandPapa2862
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

They literally wouldn't serve us drinks because we didn't have American ids. They said something about needing to scan the barcode which ours don't have. The waitress was perfectly nice about it, the manager was not and simply threw our ids back at us, which...More

Thank rge234
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

I eat here about 3-4 times a week. The food is excellent and the service for the most part has been good. However, the consistency in restaurant policy regarding substituting and common sense flexibility leaves much to be desired. Today I ordered a cheeseburger and...More

Thank Dan S
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

All the reviews raved about the wings. Had no choice but to give them a try. Very cool, inviting establishment. A long bar,. Booths against the wall. The bartender was very nice. Suggested a local beer, " Soft Parade " Nice! So got the wings,...More

Thank scott v
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We got back from the Red Wings game and were trying to find a pizza to eat. After midnight no pizza places were open or would deliver to our hotel so I asked my friend to call uber. I knew the sweet water tavern was...More

Thank rob2rob
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Food was soo good it the spot. Loveee rhr season fries. Karen is always friendly and proficient. Nice lunch its been a while 😄😆😊

Thank Lillie H
Reviewed 26 September 2017

I love wings and have to admit we went there because of the great things I heard about the wings. Yes they are large but only come with one sauce, My wife ordered the meat loaf and there was a huge serving but believe it...More

1  Thank snobizAtlanta
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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 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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