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Cavanaugh's Rittenhouse

1823 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4904
+1 215-665-9500
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Nov 5, 2018
“Poor service, good atmosphere ”
Oct 20, 2018
“"Great Value"”
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American, Bar, Pub
1823 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4904
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Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

This bar was everything I would expect for a pub. Problem is, the service from Kat was terrible. I’ve been waiting/bar tending for 20 + years and this is the second time I’ve given a 10% tip. I asked her for a tall vodka soda,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank butterflypixi
Reviewed October 20, 2018

A short distance from our hotel, this sports bar was a gem especially on happy hour 5pm-7pm Mon- Fri, when very tasty food is available at half price in addition to discounted beers. A great vibe on football nights and the money saved may enable...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kevin P
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

Decent place to catch a drink, bite to eat and a game. Good amount of tvs. Kind of off the beaten path. Which is what I like.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank cash0514
Reviewed October 11, 2017

Love this place for lunch. This is a great spot to go with the girls at work for lunch. There is a chicken sandwich special on Wednesdays.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Dawn M
Reviewed May 2, 2017

This bar was one of our stops on the Margarita March 2017. With 8 margaritas to drink this watermelon margarita was a welcome change of palate. We also tried the Frito Pie while there, small but tasty. Friendly service, bathrooms could have def been cleaner.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank jewelekuhar
Reviewed November 28, 2016

We are in town for the Monday Night Eagles game and spent most of Sunday evening at Cavanaugh's watching the other games. Decent bar food, cold beer, and our bartender Samantha was absolutely fantastic! We'll be back.

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Craig H
Reviewed October 26, 2016

Samantha and Erin did a great job serving us for two different days. Food was great and drinks were priced very well for a big city. We were 5 men from out of town to watch the Eagles game and made us feel like locals.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank atravlr
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Great place! Great food! Great prices on daily specials. Great drinks! Great staff, very friendly! All around great experience!

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Don B
Reviewed October 15, 2016

Came here to watch a baseball game, as I read this was a sports bar. Indeed, it is a sports bar - several TVs. You can see multiple TVs from anywhere in the bar. We went on a Tuesday night and got a particular beer...More

Date of visit: October 2016
1  Thank 355stefang
Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

First and last visit. If the bartender isn't catching up with the Kardashians with her co-worker, she's checking her phone or pretending to be a fashionista. The wings with Cav's sauce were good but the blue cheese was ranch and when challenged it wasn't fixed...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Scott_A_Drake
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $12
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1823 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4904
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighborhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-665-9500
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We are a dynamic sports bar in the Rittenhouse neighborhood of center city Philadelphia that serves creative bar food, has a dictionary of craft beers and is your #1 spot to watch all local and away games on our army of flat screens. Pull up a stool pour down at beer at Cav's Rittenhouse.
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