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#1,953 of 8,066 Restaurants in Chicago
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53 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60604-3606
+1 312-939-3125
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good53%
  • Average26%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
3 Apr 2018
“Cavanaugh's closed about December 23, 2017.”
15 Jan 2017
“Great Bar food ”
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53 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60604-3606
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Cavanaugh's closed at end of 2017 after operating on premises since 1989. Premises have been gutted. High end steak house reputed to replace them. The operator of Cavanaugh's reportedly looking for a new location in the area.

Thank GoldPro
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Food and service excellent. We were in town for a wedding. We started out as a party of 6 which soon became a table for 12, they accommodated the change no problems! If you are looking for good pub atmosphere and comfort food this is...More

Thank johntmurraysr
Reviewed 9 December 2016

This quiet spot is well liked by regulars. There is a bar and separate restaurant area, each with its charms: the old school bar has plenty of business during the post-work period, whilst the restaurant has decent variety and is always well prepared. Service is...More

Thank F1Rumors
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Ate at lunch time. Good menu with a lot of options. Both the salad and the soup were good. Would eat here again but not necessarily my first choice.

Thank Patty W
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

There aren't too many places to find a hot balanced meal in the middle of the loop. But amidst all the fast food restaurants is Cavanaugh's, where you can get a tasty sit down meal from an extensive menu with excellent service at a reasonable...More

Thank Bonnie T
Reviewed 10 July 2016

It seemed like a downtown bar for lunch, a little out of the way. I was amazed at their interpretation of Salad Nicoise with a huge grilled tuna steak. I will be back.

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 17 September 2015

I have lunched here many times, most recently today. It offers seasonal salads, burgers and several soups daily. It's consistent, often crowded during lunch hours, but its most distinctive feature is the elegance of this historic 1893 building, beautifully restored. Plan time to walk the...More

Thank Libertyvillian
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

My wife and I had a quick dinner - we went in at 7 pm on a Friday night and were astonished as we were the only customers during the meal. Bar was crowded though. In spite of the horrifying plastic tableclothes and 25-watt light...More

Thank T0mmiS
Reviewed 9 June 2015 via mobile

Drinks are a little light on the alcohol. Nice spot to stop in for an adult beverage. Older bar not too busy. Never had the food so no comment there.

Thank Promhd
Reviewed 20 February 2015 via mobile

This is a decent place to have a good lunch for a reasonable price. Standard menu of salads, burgers, and other fare. The Mac n Cheese was particularly good and the stir fry and quiches were ok, not spectacular, but ok, particularly given the price....More

Thank Medblond
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Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60604-3606
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-939-3125
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