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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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New Harmony, Indiana
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44 reviews
18 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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Thank Michelle B
Evansville, Indiana
2 reviews
Reviewed February 7, 2017

Wonderful experience service, food and atmosphere. When a nice sit down meal is in order this is the place!

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Thank Brad S
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422 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 245 helpful votes
Reviewed January 10, 2017

Stopped in on a quiet Tuesday night and sat at the bar. Service was spot on. Piano player belted out tunes to all 3 of us seated there. Got the porkchop - meh. I am sure for Evansville it is 5* but as compared to larger cities it has a way to go.

1 Thank tmarcone
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

The service was great, piano music was also great and the food was amazing! Highly recommend it for a special occasion or a work dinner!

Thank Kara H
Fort Worth, Texas
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266 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed December 24, 2016

located at the second level of the casino,you can enter without going into the casino. You walk through the bar into the seating area .most people pefer the tables by the curved windows. Our party of eight had a variety of dishes ;salmon,steak,crab cakes,and all were very good. The steaks were prepared as requested.The quality is good but about what... More 

1 Thank larry h
Titusville, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 23, 2016

Hostess greeted us with a smile and we were seated immediately at a window overlooking the Ohio river. We had made our reservation online. Josh, our waiter, was courteous, pleasant and considerate of our romantic privacy needs. The food was presented artfully and tasted wonderful. After dinner we enjoyed the piano and singing entertainment of Matt Clark in the bar.... More 

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1 Thank John K
Evansville, Indiana
1 review
Reviewed December 21, 2016

Our company chose this venue for the Christmas party this year, and it was wonderful. The food and service are nothing short of impeccable. This is my go to for fine dining in Evansville.

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Thank 999parker
Sobieszewo, Poland
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed December 19, 2016

The food was Ok and the view was very nice. For the price I thought it was overhyped. Walking into the place was gross with the stench of smoke permeating every nook and cranny. I found the entry to be a big turn off. I could smell the smoke in my clothes as I ate and the price was expensive.... More 

Thank Todd R
Loogootee, Indiana, United States
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed December 19, 2016

The food was outstanding! My husband and I celebrated our Anniversary here this past weekend and we really enjoyed it. The service was on point, the restaurant was clean and comfortable and the food was delicious. It was perfect for a special occasion. It is pricey but well worth the money.

Thank MikkiHB

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?