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Cavanaugh's - CLOSED

4024 Cavanaugh Bay Rd, Coolin, ID 83821-9722
+1 208-443-2095
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  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
2 weeks ago
“One of my favorite places on Priest lake”
9 Aug 2015
“Lunch on the deck”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4024 Cavanaugh Bay Rd, Coolin, ID 83821-9722
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a word....Awesome! The staff always seems to be friendly and the food and scenery are top notch. Located on the waterfront and adjacent to the Cavanaugh bay general aviation airstrip, it's not unusual to watch boats and airplanes arrive simultaneously. While no one will...More

Thank Ron P
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

This is really nice place to enjoy the deck and look out at Priest Lake. The service was really good even though they were very busy. The Bbq burger was good but I miss their Bbq menu as they had really good smoked meats before.

Thank fool4travelin
Reviewed 9 August 2015

After a wonderful and relaxing few days visiting Priest Lake, we wanted to treat our hosts to an evening out. They chose Cavanaugh's, and it was exactly right! Lovely setting, varied menu, helpful waitstaff. The Cobb salad and the Salmon were both delicious. And don't...More

Thank HeidiH-L
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

We have only been here for Sunday Brunch. The food is really good. Descent variety of food. I would like to see other food that is not just breakfast foods. The service was excellent. We will go back again, when we are up there.

Thank xspechtme
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Stopped by on our annual visit to Priest Lake and really wish we would have had time for a return visit! Great service, our server Andrea was courteous and attentive. Fabulous food, I had the fish and chips and it was great. Cooked to perfection...More

Thank Donna D
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Really a beautiful view and setting. Good service. Plenty of staff. No more steak, ribs or waffle fries. They must have their reasons. I don't get it.

Thank Greenbluff
Reviewed 2 June 2015

I've been to Cavanaugh's many, many times. The chef is great and the menu is more affordable now with a good selection. You can't beat the view with the outside seating with heated umbrella's if you need them. Dave is my favorite bartender! Great service...More

Thank marcea1
Reviewed 14 April 2015

Cavanaugh's was recommended to us as a nice place to dine at Priest Lake. We went there for the first time last weekend and that would also be our last visit. We waited for a long time to be greeted and one of the patrons...More

1  Thank Sam C
Reviewed 30 March 2015

Our Grandaughter chose Cavanaugh's at Priest Lake for her Destination Wedding on Pi Day 3/14/15. The Lodge and Staff went above and beyond to make her day perfect.

Thank Ramona V
Reviewed 3 November 2014 via mobile

This is a great place to come and have a few drinks and a nice meal. Great view of Priest Lake and good service. You can't go wrong coming here.

Thank fool4travelin
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4024 Cavanaugh Bay Rd, Coolin, ID 83821-9722
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Coolin
  • Phone Number: +1 208-443-2095
Located in picturesque Cavanaugh Bay, Cavanaugh's truly is the place to be on Priest Lake. With the best views on the lake, outstanding food and exceptional service, our casual yet sophisticated atmosphere make Cavanaugh's a one-of-a-kind experience. Whether a native, long-time or first-time Priest Lake visitor, we hope to see you soon!
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