Who knew the Alley boasted an unpretentious neighborhood pub? This hidden gem challenges preconceptions with laid-back, homey cheer.
The Scene A well-kept secret for local professionals, Sweetwater Cafe draws a hearty after-work crowd. The open floor plan, sizable bar, plethora of seating and casual attitude make for an unstuffy place to unwind with a pint and a group of friends. Wrought-iron lanterns hanging over the bar and mismatched knickknacks provide an eclectic touch. Service is accommodating and attentive.
The Draw In the bawdy cluster of bars known as the Alley, Sweetwater provides the most down-to-earth option. Defying the spring-break crudeness of the The Liquor Store and glitzy attitude of The Estate, it’s a comfortable respite. The bar peddles a huge selection of brews and a solid menu of classic bar food with. In warmer months, the small patio with limited outdoor seating is in high demand, especially among smokers.