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4024 Cavanaugh Bay Road, Coolin, ID
208-443-2095
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Description: Located in picturesque Cavanaugh Bay, Cavanaugh's truly is the place to be...
Located in picturesque Cavanaugh Bay, Cavanaugh's truly is the place to be on Priest Lake. With the best views on the lake, outstanding food and exceptional service, our casual yet sophisticated atmosphere make Cavanaugh's a one-of-a-kind experience. Whether a native, long-time or first-time Priest Lake visitor, we hope to see you soon!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great view of lake and good food.

This is a great place to come and have a few drinks and a nice meal. Great view of Priest Lake and good service. You can't go wrong coming here.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 2, 2014
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Spokane, Washington
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Spokane, Washington
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306 reviews 306 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This is a great place to come and have a few drinks and a nice meal. Great view of Priest Lake and good service. You can't go wrong coming here.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We had 15 family members gathered for a farewell to the lake ages 2 to 77. The staff put togather several tables to accommodate us in a very short time. We ordered ahead of dinner for the toddlers, we had drinks for the adults, we split orders and we split the bill 5 ways. They accommodated us in every way... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We flew into Cavanaugh Bay last week and had an amazing meal here. My husband had the steak with Gorgonzola and said it was the best steak he ever had. I enjoyed my fish tacos, but after seeing his plate, wished I had ordered the steak also! Beautiful green beans and roasted mixed colored potatoes with sweet potatoes, it was... More 

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Spokane Valley, Washington
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57 reviews 57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Had lunch here with a group of friends and really enjoyed the views! The staff was exceptionally good, and my water glass was never empty. They even offered to take a couple of group photos for us. The manager made his rounds checking on everyone's satisfaction and even clearing a couple of plates away. My only disappointment was in my... More 

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Kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

My wife and I were married at Cavanaugh's in the summer of 2012. We ate at the restaurant multiple times the week we stayed at Priest Lake. At our wedding Cavanaugh's catered our dinner. A choice of prime rib, chicken, and veggie pasta was served. I got the prime rib and since it was so big I thought that I... More 

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Tacoma
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

We're from the Puget Sound area but have a home here at the Lake. Cavanaugh's has become our favorite place for a great moderately priced meal - meaning we've been there several times so far this summer, and will be back again soon - likely this weekend. Love the Thai pizza.

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Edmonds, Washington
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66 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

We have been here many times but I have never reviewed it before. This time was over the top great. Drinks good - especially anything with huckleberries in them! Food was great - had 3 appetizers and they came out quick and hot. We were a large party and Amanda kept up with the drinks and food, even though some... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

We stopped at Cavanaugh's for dinner and drinks on Thursday evening. The charming restaurant has a beautiful view overlooking Priest Lake at sunset. The food was great, and the atmosphere and service matched. I will be back to Cavanaugh's on our next visit to the lake.

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Spokane, Washington
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

My husband and I had our wedding at Cavanaugh's in September 2012. The whole experience was A+. The food was amazing, and the venue equally so. The view of the lake is breathtaking, and the entire staff was so helpful and they really worked with us, down to the last detail. Katie really went above and beyond to make sure... More 

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

We started with the homemade pretzels, very delicious! Our waitress, Elise was great! Very informative about what to order and personable! I ordered the veg pizza and thought it was the best pizza I've ever had! Give them a try you won't be disappointed!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4024 Cavanaugh Bay Road, Coolin, ID
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Coolin
  • Phone Number: 208-443-2095

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 26
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Located in picturesque Cavanaugh Bay, Cavanaugh's truly is the place to be on Priest Lake. With the best views on the lake, outstanding food and exceptional service, our casual yet sophisticated atmosphere make Cavanaugh's a one-of-a-kind experience. Whether a native, long-time or first-time Priest Lake visitor, we hope to see you soon!

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