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Cavanaugh's Restaurant & Bar

$$ - $$$American, ,
119 S 39th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3135
+1 215-386-4889
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Oct 22, 2018
“Great Spot”
Jan 14, 2018
“Good service ”
Open Now
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Italian
$$ - $$$
119 S 39th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3135
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

I came here after my friend suggested it as a great late night spot to eat at. I went on a Friday night and they had Absolut drinks for $5 and a Jameson and ginger only cost 6.50 so that isn't bad. I ordered motts...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Chelss215
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.

Date of visit: December 2017
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

Date of visit: December 2017
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

Date of visit: December 2017
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.

Date of visit: June 2016
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.

Date of visit: June 2016
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

Date of visit: June 2016
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

Date of visit: May 2016
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

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank heyimmaegen
Reviewed May 23, 2015

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

Date of visit: May 2015
Thank trvln_d_wrld
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Italian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
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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