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421 NW Riverside Dr, Evansville, IN
+1 812-433-4333
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Madisonville, Kentucky
2 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

After being in the smoke filled and dingy casino we didn't get too excited about this restaurant. However, by the conclusion of our meal we were extremely happy with the service and quality of the food. Top notch restaurant!

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Thank Steven B
Evansville, Indiana
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall we had an excellent experience. We reserved a table online, which was very simple to do. This dinner was in celebration of my birthday. I love King crab legs and Cavanaugh's has the best in town. I have never seen crab legs so large. All of our food was delicious. The view of the river is always peaceful adding... More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there to celebrate my fiancee's birthday. The atmosphere was very laid back and relaxed. When we walked in, there was someone playing some calming music on the piano. The servers were friendly. We had the lamb chops and New York Strip for dinner and it was delicious. I recommend this place for anyone wanting to celebrate something or... More 

Thank jsimon34
Rockport, Indiana
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to eat, food and service was excellent. Our waitress was very attentive! Celebrated a family birthday, atmosphere was wonderful!

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Thank tmullins47635
Lawrenceville, Illinois
Level Contributor
49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Number 1 rated for steak in Evansville on TripAdvisor so we went to see if it lived up to it's rating. The Porterhouse was small and tough. I had the scampi, which was average on a bed of over cooked pasta. Desert was Turtle cheese cake and it was average. The warm bread with the meal and the sausage stuffed... More 

Thank cadman125
Newburgh, IN
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249 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed March 20, 2017

Dinner with a good friend on a Friday night. Very good service and an excellent meal in a nice environment. I went with the prime rib and my friend enjoyed the salmon entrée. Prime rib was a bit overdone than what I requested but it was ok. Excellent house green salad. Loved the Blue Cheese dressing!! The sides are extra... More 

Thank Thomas M
Newburgh, Indiana
Level Contributor
26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 19, 2017

If you have a chance to go, I strongly request you go to Cavanaughs. My wife and I went with another couple on a date night, it was great. Not only did we have great company, the service was awesome, the food was fantastic and the bartenders were spot on with their drinks. Very classy, very respectful, and very worth... More 

Thank Chad B
Evansville, United States
Level Contributor
12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 15, 2017

Me and the Dear wife meet another employee and his wife here for dinner. Service was great and the food was great. It is a little on the higher end price wise, but worth it. Free parking at Casino

Thank Erne W
New Harmony, Indiana
Level Contributor
42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

A great place to celebrate a special occasion is how I describe Cavanaughs. The wait staff is very professional, the food is fabulous & the beautiful view of the Ohio River adds to the experience. Style & class is how they serve their tasty food. The shrimp are the largest I've seen anywhere in Evansville. The Lobster bisque is also... More 

Thank CSmoth
Evansville, Indiana
2 reviews
Reviewed February 23, 2017

My wife and I went to Cavanaugh's for our Anniversary, and were extremely disappointed when we stepped off of the elevator and had a very strong cigarette odor hit us in the face. we proceeded to the restaurant, and found that the smell bled over to the restaurant. The service and food were great, but if you are sensitive to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 421 NW Riverside Dr, Evansville, IN
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Evansville
  • Phone Number: +1 812-433-4333
Flawless steaks. Fresh seafood. Impeccable service. Enjoy the finest cuisine paired with sweeping river views. Cavanaugh’s is the perfect place for the perfect evening.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?