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120 Church St, Corner of Church and College Sts, Burlington, VT 05401-8401
+1 802-864-9800
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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120 Church St, Corner of Church and College Sts, Burlington, VT 05401-8401
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Reviewed yesterday

We were in Burlington for the weekend with our son, daughter-in-law, and two grandchildren. We wanted to shop and dine on Church Street on Friday night. We had not planned ahead and did not have dinner reservations. I knew finding a table to accommodate 4...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went there with a tour group and they handled all the people with ease. Good food choices on the menu. Had the apple salad and was impressed by all the apples, cheese and cranberries in it. The service was friendly and attentive.

Thank Kim K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious, tasty food - one of us had fish and chips which were perfect, the other had chicken Caesar salad and was able to pinch a few chips from the other as they were so plentiful. Our server Matt was excellent, so attentive and polite...More

Thank Fearless565472
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for a snack at the bar and our order hit the spot! The poutine was flavorful, hot, and cheesy and the nachos, while not really anything special, were also hot and full of flavor. I would go back for lunch or dinner.

Thank katpjm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Sweetwaters hungry and ready for a nice relaxing meal accompanied by our Golden Retriever who competed in the Iron Dog that day. To our pleasant surprise we were welcomed to a lovely outdoor seating area and he was given his own bowl...More

Thank paidir65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was good but the ambiance was very good. Many restaurants on Church Street but Sweetwaters has been there forever. It is typically Church Street cool.

Thank Steven H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ee always come here for the mussles served with fries on top. However we would love it if they served a baguette with it..the sauce is wonderful and I hate leaving some behind.

Thank Suzi A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If I lived in Burlington this would be my favorite plce to go. Great selections of local craft beer and hudge sandwiches .

Thank George c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hubby and I just stopped in for drinks at the bar. I had the Lavender Lemon Drop martini made with VT own Silo Lavender Vodka, pretty good and hubby had the Switchback Red Ale, from a local Burlington Brewery, he liked it a lot. We...More

Thank panielsen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food and service. Nice architecture. Large seating capacity if other restaurants are booked. Menu limited.

Thank Roger H
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Questions & Answers
Heather R
9 August 2017|
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Response from Linda B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I see many families there.
Jane M
23 September 2016|
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Response from Terri M | Property representative |
Hi Jane, sorry for the delay in my response but it looks like you got great support from the community. We do not take reservations for groups of that size on Saturday evenings.
27 March 2016|
Response from Terri M | Property representative |
Yes we are from 11 am - 11pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Church St, Corner of Church and College Sts, Burlington, VT 05401-8401
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-864-9800
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Sweetwaters is an American Bistro with an unique twist on your favorite eats. For over 30 years, we've been serving fantastic cuisine with local ingredients in a family-friendly atmosphere in the heart of Burlington, on the corner of College and Church Streets on the charming Church Street Marketplace. Architecturally interesting, Sweetwaters is housed in what was the original site of the Burlington Trust Company. Built in the 1880s, the building retains its original mouldings, cornerstone, clock and architectural appointments. With a full bar, extensive menu, unique interior, and plenty of indoor and outdoor seating, Sweetwaters certainly has something for everybody. We serve lunch and dinner daily, with a late night menu for all you night owls out there.
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