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Cavanaugh's Restaurant & Bar

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119 S 39th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3135
+1 215-386-4889
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Jan 14, 2018
“Good service ”
Dec 20, 2017
“Ehhh.., It Was Okay”
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American, Bar, Pub, Italian
119 S 39th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3135
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Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Good place to watch games. Wasn’t crowded when we arrived on a Saturday night around 8pm. Service was good and fast.

Thank travelman1979_10
Reviewed December 20, 2017

Came here after a coworker raved about how much fun it was. Up in first impression, the place was a little run down, but it did have a "homey" feel to it.we stood at the front for a good 10 minutes because we didn't know...More

Thank Cee_Wanderlust
Reviewed December 11, 2017

It's a party in your mouth & everyone is invited! This is one of those hidden treasures on a menu that you sometimes stumble across... Usually, I can only eat 1/2 of this portion in one sitting. It re-heats well the next day for lunch...More

Thank AverageTraveler_73
Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

I want there to watch one of the Copa American matches. I like their chicken wings with BBQ sauce, and ranch. The ice tea was amazing, I didn't drinks alcohol but my friend said that, the whiskey was great and I trusted him.

Thank Khal S
Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

This is a small, apparently local place, that gives you the best that a pub can give: good beer, good food, reasonable prices, amazing ambience and very nice attendants. Recommended, while still enjoying my hangover from 2 days ago.

Thank mcorassa
Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

I love Cav's the staff are always friendly, the food is excellent, and the drinks are tasty!!! I've been coming to this bar for the last decade and it's a feel good, chill bar!! Friday nights are a little wild but this is one of...More

Thank MrsHailey
Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

A friend and I came here for dinner and a few beers. Located in the heart of the University City section of Philly, Cavanaugh's signature is their wingd while offering a wide variety of draft and bottle beers along with a nice menu selection from...More

Thank MCFDTony
Reviewed January 28, 2016

I ate here a few times while I was in Philly just because the food was so tasty! I was over visiting from Ireland and can say it's quite an authentic Irish pub. We were seated downstairs first time and second time we were seated...More

Thank heyimmaegen
Reviewed May 23, 2015

The bartender was very interesting and fun to talk to. She also knew her stuff when mixing cocktails.

Thank trvln_d_wrld
Reviewed April 23, 2015

Located in University City, this bar, with its quaint old woods, woody bar, large TVs and old-time exterior, looks and feels like an unpretentious place in the 'hood. The crowd was mostly men...middle aged guys, some just getting off work in jackets and ties, some...More

Thank TommyBoy94
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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American, Bar, Pub, Italian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 S 39th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3135
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > University City
  • Neighborhood: University City
  • Phone Number: +1 215-386-4889
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