The best kept steak and seafood secret in town!

seafood and steak at Kavaughs Esquire Club | Restaurant in Madison WI

Kavanaugh's has been serving some of the best steak and lobster dinners in Madison since 1947.


And we are one of the longest family-owned restaurants in Madison celebrating 66 years of serving great food this year.

Open every day of the week, we serve Prime Grade Angus Beef, Cold Atlantic Lobster, Alaskan King Crab as well as many other items on our menus.

Call for us reservations or stop on by and enjoy an appetizer or a cocktail in our lounge before taking a seat in one of our three dining areas.

Celebrating 67 years!

John (Jack) Kavanaugh, Jr. along with his wife Jane started the business in 1947 while raising their children. John Kavanaugh III took over the business in 1978. And today, John Kavanaugh IV is planning on keeping the tradition alive for a third generation. Kavanaugh's is one of the longest family owned restaurant's in Madison. We were also one of the first to begin the traditional "Friday Night Fish Fry".