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Cavanaugh's
Cavanaugh's

Cavanaugh's Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://tropevansville.com/dining
  • Phone: (812) 433-4333
  • Hours of Operation:

    Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm- 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Carte Blanche, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, American, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Glen Chapman
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Entertainment: Piano Bar Nightly

Getting there

  • Parking: Hotel Parking
  • Parking Details: Tropicana Evansville Parking Garage
A word from Cavanaugh's
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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  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Diner Reviews
  • "Made a reservation with special request for candle light dinner and stated it was our anniversary but we were given an incredibly small and cramped table between two other groups. Table was plain with no special candles or anything. Restaurant was very noisy and table was cramped. Would have preferred to sit next to my girl but the table arrangement didn't allow it. Food tasted excellent while service was acceptable. Next time we go we will just eat at the Piano Bar portion of the restaurant."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Took my girlfriend there for our 1 year, really made the day special for both of us! Great food, wine, service, and atmosphere!"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "I travel to Evansville from Indy and usually go to Cavanaughs if I want to have a big city Steak dinner. My Ribeye was luke warm when they served it and the wine list was lacking. I have had better steaks here in the past but really not sure I will come here again. Can get a better cooked steak at Bonefish or Outback. Missed the mark."
    Dined on 3/6/2014
  • "My wife and I enjoyed a Valentine's dinner at the restaurant. The food was very good and service very acceptable, but the restaurant was cold. Uncomfort from being cold took away from the whole dinner."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "The Valentine Special was awesome, there is a lot of food with it for a great price. I would highly recommend it for a Valentine Dinner to anyone that is looking to take there spouse out for the night. The server we had was so nice and had a great attitude, her happy attitude made the night even better."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "We have been to Cavanaugh's several times and we have always enjoyed it. Their beef if very good. However, for non beef eaters there are many good choices. The ambience is very nice with a view of the Ohio River. Our server was especially attentive and made the night even more special. It is attached to the Casino but that should not be a distraction for non gamblers. You can easily park under cover, walk to the restaurant under cover and enjoy a nice dinner and not even see the Casino."
    Dined on 2/13/2014
  • "The food was amazing! Had the surf and turf couples special. shrimp cocktail appetizer, salad or soup, filet and lobster, and dessert for both. Really really good. The only thing was that the mashed potatoes were luke warm but still tasty. Our server Mike was great. We asked for a few changes to the menu and he agreed without question. Great great night. Our few cons were that it was freezing in there, the tablecloth was soaking wet ( I assume because it was busy and they were doing a lot of laundry), and we felt a bit rushed with the meal. Overall, we enjoyed it tremendously."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Food was fantastic as always, their steaks are unbelievable. It was very loud but it was also extremely busy. I will continue to go back again and again. If you haven't been you need to go."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Cavanaughs is wonderful. From the servers and bartenders to the chefs all the way through management, you can tell the people who work there truly care about the customer experience and the food and beverage industry. The bartenders are extremly knowledgable about the wine list and various liquors. The server we had knew the menu top to bottom and made wonderful recommendations. The chef came out and explained a wonderful special my wife tried and she said it was the best Seabass she has ever had. I ordered the bone in ribeye and I understand now why they were voted best place to get a steak 6 years in a row. I loved the experience this establishment offers I will definitely be back and loved the piano bar after dinner. Best in evansville."
    Dined on 1/13/2014
  • "We went to Cavanaugh's to celebrate a birthday. The service was great. This restaurant has a great view of the river. The food was superb. The special was a sea bass, which was excellent. The portion was large! Although the prices are higher than your average restaurant in the area, the food and service is well worth it. It's not just your average chain restaurant like all over town in Evansville. This is something special. You won't be fighting a crowd like at the restaurants on the eastside. You won't have to deal with the screaming children running around. This is where you celebrate a promotion, an anniversary, a birthday, etc. Take your special someone and enjoy! Just sit back, relax and let your tastebuds devour!"
    Dined on 1/17/2014
  • "The food was the worst we have had in years. All of the food was bland and tasteless. We will not be returning!"
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Two of us enjoyed an excellent romantic New Years Eve dinner. We had a nice wine a salad and lobster tails. We enjoyed the atmosphere and saw several people we new. It is a wonderful special occasion restaurant."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "First time to eat here....been to the boat several times....went for New Year's Eve....the staff and the food was awesome.....even though the place was overbooked we still got seated on reservation time.....and food came out in a timely manner and was all cooked correctly.....thumbs up!!!!"
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "One of the few places in Evansville you can still dress up although the dress code has been removed."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Perfect atmosphere with a view for a quiet evening with great food and service. It works for a couple, or a small group of couples. Also enjoyed the piano bar atmosphere outside the main restaurant."
    Dined on 12/27/2013
  • "Food good, service very good. Restaurant needs a remodel & update."
    Dined on 12/21/2013
  • "I don't know if it was the size of the party, but overall the experience did not live up to previous experience. Team members went a time prior to my entire group going as a party of 4 and had a great experience. When my entire team went as a party of 9 it seemed to overwhelm the server and the cook. Some people got cold protein and hot pasta for their entree and others had food that was over seasoned. For the money I expected to get faster service, but the server had too many other tables to care for in addition to our large party. Also, I expected more from the place becasue fo the price point."
    Dined on 12/17/2013
  • "The food was not what we expected. The prine rib was tough and not cooked as I expected. I feel like the bill was extremely high for the quality of food we received."
    Dined on 12/16/2013
  • "Our recent dinner for 4 was just a so-so experience: they were "out" of many entrees and the service was average, at best. In their defense, they were very busy with Christmas parties and groups, but still.... Disappointing was the fact that they were out of most of their top-cut steaks, even the 10 oz. fillet! The Sea Bass special remained available and was superb according to my wife. For the record, we will return to dine here but not when we expect the restaurant and staff to be overwhelmed. I believe our tab was $360 and that included a couple bottles a surprisingly good Clos du Bois cabernet."
    Dined on 12/14/2013
  • "The food was outstanding! Very classy restaurant, great atmosphere, and the service was very good!"
    Dined on 12/7/2013
  • "always great..... many trips and never an issue..."
    Dined on 11/9/2013