A vibrant bar and restaurant right on Michigan Avenue, offering full views of the city from our indoor seating and patio area. Our modern American food menu is complemented by a great craft beer list, seasonal cocktails, and an upbeat atmosphere. Just north of Millennium Park and steps from the Theater district, Sweetwater is the perfect destination for lunch, dinner, after-work drinks, and late night celebrating.

Irish Specials

Celebrate St Patrick’s Day on Michigan Avenue March 13-17 with our Irish cuisine and beverages.

Kegs N’ Eggs

Celebrate St. Pat’s Day on Michigan Avenue with our pre-parade party.

Private Dining Room

NCAA Tournament

Come watch all the games with us on our huge HDTV screens and try our boozy orange crush.

LOCATED ON MICHIGAN AVENUE…

…two blocks south of the Chicago River, Sweetwater Tavern and Grille is the ideal place for lunch, dinner, happy hour, and late night celebrating in ‘The Loop’.

Sweetwater is known among the restaurants in downtown Chicago that offer an upbeat atmosphere, friendly service, approachable menu, full liquor bar, smart wine list, and great beer selection.

sq feet of dining space

craft beers available

HDTVs

Nothing but thanks and praise to Team Sweetwater, we really had a nice time with friends!

Patrick S.

Yelp

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(For parties of 9-14, please call. For parties of 15 or more, please visit our Large Group Info page)

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The Heart of Michigan Avenue

Sweetwater Tavern and Grille offers modern American classics with a twist and a huge variety of beer, wine, and cocktails. Our patio is an oasis among the bustling city streets of downtown Chicago. We are excited to welcome you to our restaurant!

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