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421 NW Riverside Dr, Evansville, IN 47708-1047
+1 812-433-4333
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good14%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
421 NW Riverside Dr, Evansville, IN 47708-1047
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Reviewed 2 days ago

well shoot. I hate to write a less than good review but maybe Cavanaughs will take it to heart and work on the food. Ate dinner here while visiting this area for business. the view of the Ohio River is fantastic, the décor is nice,...More

Thank CeetBalto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just visited Cavanaughs for the first time in a few years. Excellent service. great view. Excellent food. We won't stay away so long this time.

Thank John D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wonderful relaxing evening with my wife here at Cavanaughs. It was recommended to us by the dest at the Double Tree as one of the better restaurants in Evansville and it lived up to that billing. I had the salmon cedar plank at...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Usually a good meal. Not sure what happened tonight. Pork chop was Pittsburgh well and took too long. I am not one to give poor reviews but for $40 food should be cooked correctly. Still like eating here. Piano is nice.

Thank Janson N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food with great cocktails and a beautiful view. The staff is very professional and well educated on fine dining.

Thank JenniFou
Reviewed 31 January 2018

On our recent visit we were pleased when we were seated promptly at a table with a great river view at sunset. And it got better. Our server, JoAnn, promptly provided menus & details of specials. Every course was well presented & served promptly. My...More

1  Thank Susan E
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Mike is the server you need to ask for! By far this is the best dining in Evansville. The staff is an awesome team that is willing to help each other which makes your dining experience as customer wonderful!! The bar also offers a wonderful...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Well, we had dinner on Christmas Day, so the restaurant deserves more than one star just for staying open for travelers. But that is the only positive thing about dinner at Cavanaugh's. First, they didn't have a bottle of sparkling water - ok not a...More

Thank NoPlansToday
Reviewed 25 December 2017

The good: 1. Prime filet was solid...good flavor, very tender. 2. Baked potato was ok...hard to screw that up. 3. Bread is good. The bad: 1. Caesar salad...they don't even try...throw some green in a bowl and dump in some shaved parmesan...I had it chemically...More

Thank CooterJones
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner on a Friday. Started with the Caprise salad. Great tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, not too big , delicious. A strip steak, medium rare. Cooked to perfection. Cooked garlic in olive oil for the fresh bread, very nice. The unexpected star of the show....More

Thank Bart A
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Don H
14 July 2016|
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Response from CSmoth | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest calling the restaurant.
Emily B
18 March 2015|
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Response from Amanda S | Reviewed this property |
You see all types of dress in there, since it's connected to the casino. The menu and prices are upscale, so business casual is about as casual as I would be willing to go.
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Restaurant Details

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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 421 NW Riverside Dr, Evansville, IN 47708-1047
  • 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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