Sweetwater Landing in Rocky River Ohio

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Sweetwater Landing is located at the Emerald Necklace Marina in the Rocky River Reservation of the Cleveland Metroparks system, just off of Detroit Road between Lakewood and Rocky River.

The facility includes a seasonal grill with a patio overlooking the river as well as the Waterside Room, a party room, capable of handling up to 100 guests. The in-house catering operation serves delicious and lovely buffet meals for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and cocktail party functions.

The Grill

The grill at Sweetwater Landing is open seasonally, from mid-April to the end of October for lunch and early dinner (usually until 7 pm). They feature deli sandwiches, salads, and hot entrees, and ice cream creations in a counter-style setting. The grill also features beer and wine by the glass or bottle. Guests can choose from air conditioned inside tables or picnic-style outdoor patio tables. Prices are very reasonable.

The Waterside Room

The Waterside Room at Sweetwater Landing is open 365 days a year for catered functions. The spacious and inviting dining room overlooks the Rocky River and features a wood-burning fireplace and an upright piano. The room is particularly lovely during the December holiday season.


Sweetwater Landing's in-house catering operation serves excellent and affordable buffet meals for breakfast, luncheon, dinner, and cocktail party functions and the dedicated service staff makes sure that everyone's coffee cup is refilled and plates are cleared promptly. For something a little different, Sweetwater features a traditional clambake as well as a pig roast dinner. Menus and terms are available on their website.