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APPETIZERS


Beer battered chicken strips - a sweetwater classic

10.95

Fresh, never frozen chicken breast strips, beer battered and deep fried. Served with house made BBQ sauce and coleslaw.

Fried mozzarella sticks

7.95

Six sticks breaded and fried, served with ranch.

Homemade onion rings

6.95

Huge portion, hand breaded and fried.

Potato skins

8.25

Three potato boats, packed with bacon, cheddar and jack cheese.

Split grilled shrimp

13.95

Six split shell on shrimp grilled, served with Texas garlic toast and cole slaw.

Bbq rib tips

10.95

A huge order of tips slow cooked, served with Texas toast and slaw.

Bbq rib snack

13.95

1/2 slab of our famous ribs served on a garlic roll with slaw.

Cajun or bbq steak bites

11.50

Marinated Filet Mignon rolled in Cajun spice with mushrooms and onions. Served on pita bread.

Cajun or bbq chicken bites

10.75

Marinated Chicken grilled in Cajun or BBQ spice with mushrooms and onions, served with pita bread and cole slaw.

SWEETWATER SIGNATURE SIDES


Homemade collard greens

3.95

Fresh collards, onions, garlic, and smoked turkey. A sure southern delight. Served with cornbread.

Homemade mac and cheese

3.95

Creamy, cheesy, delicious.

Greens and mac combo

7.50

Two great tastes together served with cornbread.

SWEETWATER SALADS

Bleu cheese and double dressing - 50¢ extra


Michigan cherry salad

11.75

Charbroiled chicken breast, sun dried cherries, bleu cheese and pecans served over fresh greens. We recommend raspberry vinaigrette.

Tossed house salad

4.50

Loaded with bacon and cheddar cheese, iceberg, leaf lettuce and a spring mix. $5.25

Sweetwater greek salad

11.75

Charbroiled chicken breast, sun dried cherries, bleu cheese and pecans served over fresh greens. We recommend raspberry vinaigrette.

Cobb salad

11.75

Fresh chicken breast, ham, bacon, crumbled bleu cheese, avocado, tomato served over fresh greens with choice of dressing.

Julienne salad

11.75

Fresh chicken breast, boiled egg, ham, tomato, Swiss and American cheese served over fresh greens with choice of dressing.

SANDWICHES

Our sandwiches are served with cole slaw and pickle spears


The flying pig

11.50

Shaved turkey and ham, grilled, then topped with Swiss, bacon and onion rings. Served with BBQ sauce on the side.

Southern reuben

11.25

Thinly sliced turkey breast grilled with Swiss cheese, topped with our creamy house made cole slaw served on grilled rye.

Sweetwater reuben

11.75

Half pound of lean corned beef with Swiss, kraut and 1000 island on grilled rye.

Charbroiled chicken breast

10.95

Always fresh, never frozen, with lettuce, tomato and mayo.

Corned beef and swiss

11.50

Half pound of lean house-made corned beef, sliced thin, piled high, on an onion roll.

Vegetable wrap

11.50

Sauteed onions, peppers, mushrooms and tomato served in a grilled pita with cole slaw, and ranch on the side.

Fish sandwich

11.25

Pond-raised catfish fillet, shredded lettuce, tomato on a bun served with cole slaw.

HAMBURGERS

Our hamburger is delivered fresh everyday from the eastern market. Burgers are charbroiled unless otherwise requested - served with fries and slaw.


Hamburger

11.25

A full half pound of fresh ground round served with lettuce, tomato, pickle and fries.

Sweetwater burger

11.95

Our delicious half pound burger topped with bacon and Swiss served with sweet sauce (a unique mayo, garlic and onion juice mix) - our signature burger, served with fries.

Patty melt

11.25

1/2 pound burger served on grilled rye with cheese, grilled onions and fries.

Burger and sandwich toppings


SWISS, AMERICAN OR CHEDDAR

0.50

GRILLED ONIONS

0.50

SAUTEED MUSHROOMS

0.50

BLEU CHEESE

0.50

HAM OR BACON

0.50

SWEETWATER FAVORITES


Fish and chips

14.50

Huge portion of beer - battered Icelandic cod and fries, served with cole slaw.

Homemade meatloaf

14.50

Hearty, wholesome, served with our mashed redskin potatoes, vegetable, salad and roll.

Sweetwater wings

Add a 1/2 order of Sweetwater Wings to any salad, appetizer, sandwich or entrée for 6.25

12.95

Jeff used to snicker when his grandmother said that the wing was the best part of the chicken. This house specialty, marinated 24 hours, dredged in spices and fried, confirms her thesis though. We get our wings packed in ice, delivered fresh every morning from the Eastern Market and sell 15 forty-pound cases daily. Quite frankly, chicken wings are what we do! The flavor is so unique and delicious that once you try Sweetwater Wings, you'll be hooked for life - enjoy. Our award winning wings (best in Detroit" - Detroit Free Press) are served with celery sticks and bleu cheese.

The big pig

11.95

Sweetwater's own pulled pork sandwich is tender pork, slow cooked in spices, and pulled from the bone. We then mix the pork with our special sauce and pile it high on a Kaiser roll - kind of sweet with a hint of BBQ served with a slice of onion and cole slaw.

SWEETWATER ENTREES

All entrees include your choice of soup or salad and choice of potato (baked potato loaded with cheddar cheese and bacon - 75¢ extra)


Bbq rib tip and wing combo

17.95

Huge order of tips paired with 1/2 order of Sweetwater Wings.

Chicken strip and wing combo

16.50

The best of two worlds' - two chicken strips with 1/2 order of Sweetwater Wings.

Rib and wing combo

21.95

1/2 slab of our famous ribs with 1/2 order of Sweetwater Wings.

Pan fried pond catfish

17.95

Six jumbo shrimp hand breaded and deep fried.

Jumbo fried shrimp

18.95

Six jumbo shrimp hand breaded and deep fried.

New york strip

25.95

12 oz. certified Angus Beef center-cut strip, topped with onion rings, charbroiled to your specifications. We only sell one kind of steak because we do this one so well.

SWEETWATER ENTREES

All entrees include your choice of soup or salad and choice of potato (baked potato loaded with cheddar cheese and bacon - 75¢ extra)


Sweet potato maple cheesecake

6.95

Sweetwater hummer

10.00

Big, thick, made with Stroh's ice cream. "Detroit's Best Hummer" - Metro Times

Granny smith apple pie

6.95

Topped with caramel, served with ice cream.

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APPETIZERS


Cajun or bbq chicken bites

10.75

Marinated chicken grilled in Cajun spice with mushrooms and onions, served with pita bread and cole slaw.

Half order of chicken wings or half order whole wings

6.50

Cajun or bbq steak bites

11.50

Marinated Filet Mignon rolled in Cajun spice with mushrooms and onions. Served on pita bread.

Beer battered chicken strips

9.75

Fresh, never frozen chicken breast strips, beer battered and deep fried. Served with house made BBQ sauce and coleslaw.

Potato skins

7.95

With bacon, cheddar and jack cheese.

Mozzarella sticks

7.50

Six sticks breaded and fried, served with ranch.

SALADS


House tossed

5.00

Blackened chicken breast

9.95

Charbroiled chicken breast blackened served over bed of greens with garden vegetables.

House loaded

5.75

Mixed greens, garden vegetables, topped with Cheddar cheese and bacon.

Michigan cherry

9.95

Charbroiled chicken breast, sun dried cherries, bleu cheese and pecans served over fresh greens. We recommend raspberry vinaigrette.

SANDWICHES

Choice of one side (french fries 1.25 extra / seasoned french fries 1.50 extra)


Sweetwater burger

11.25

Our delicious half pound burger topped with bacon & Swiss served with sweet sauce (a unique mayo, garlic and onion juice mix) - our signature burger.

Chicken breast

8.50

Always fresh, never frozen with lettuce, tomato, and mayo. Available Cajun or Blackened.

Hamburger

ADD CHEESE 0.50

10.75

A full half pound burger of fresh ground round served with lettuce, tomato and pickle.

Free sides

• Cajun Beans and Rice

• Baked Beans

• Mashed Redskin Potatoes

• Roasted Redskins

HOUSE SPECIALTY

Choice of one side (french fries 1.25 extra / seasoned french fries 1.50 extra)


Sweetwater wings

Jeff used to snicker when his grandmother said that the wing was the best part of the chicken.

12.95

The house specialty, marinated 24 hours, dredged in spices and fried, confirms her thesis though. We get our wings packed in ice, delivered fresh every morning from the Eastern Market and sell 15 forty-pound cases daily. Quite frankly chicken wings are what we do! The flavor is so unique and delicious that once you try Sweetwater Wings, you'll be hooked for life-enjoy! Our award winning wings, ("Best in Detroit" - Detroit Free Press) are served with celery sticks and bleu cheese.

DINNERS

Choice of two sides


Full slab hormel baby back ribs &

27.95

Bbq rib tip and wing combo

15.75

Huge order of tips paired with 1/2 order of Sweetwater Wings.

Whole fried wings

12.95

Eight whole wings seasoned with lemon pepper

Chicken strips & wing combo

15.75

2 of our famous chicken strips with a 1/2 order of Sweetwater Wings.

Rib tips

10.50

A huge order of tips slow cooked, served with Texas toast.

1/2 slab ribs

13.95

Baby back rib & wing combo

21.50

1/2 slab of our famous ribs with a 1/2 order of Sweetwater Wings.

Bbq ribs

21.95

For starters we use only Hormel Special Trim ribs, the best money can buy! They're slowly cooked in our five hour cooking process, and then blackened in our piquant house-made sauce. Voted "Best Ribs in Detroit" - Detroit Free Press), we will put our ribs up against any in the city, they are that good.

Shrimp & wings combo

15.95

Shrimp dinner

15.75

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400 East Congress Street Detroit, MI 48226

(313) 962 2210

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15640 W McNichols Rd Detroit, MI 48235

(313) 962 2210

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29296 Northwestern Hwy, Southfield, MI 48304

(313) 962 2210

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16849 Harper Ave Detroit, MI 48224

(313) 962 2210

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