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Billy Goat Tavern

500 New Jersey Ave, Washington DC, DC 20001
202-783-2123
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Ranked #784 of 2,700 Restaurants in Washington DC
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 am
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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Geneva, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Got to try the cheezboga for myself and it was well worth it. They even let us take a pic with the goat!

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

If you are looking for super cheap eats, then this place can fit the budget. It was a plus to get our eggs cooked the way we wanted but the love stops there. They were close to our hotel and we were seeking reasonably priced options for breakfast. Don't expect more than extra greasy easy on the wallet fare.

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FORT WORTH
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Dropped by during MNF to watch some of the game and have a beer. With the Redskins on TV, I expected a few more folks, but it wasn't busy. Beer was cold and cheap.

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

If you're a fan of the Saturday Night Live "Cheeseboorger, no Pepsi, Coke" skit.... there are many signed photographs of the actors from the skit (and many others who have stopped by). But don't come for the notoriety, come for the excellent sandwiches! Great burgers!

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Saint Albans, West Virginia, USA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Small restaurant/bar one block from Hyatt Regency. Good food not excellent, but price was very good. Owner came to our table and talked with us, even bought all 8 of us a beer.

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Bridgewater, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

If you eat breakfast, eat at Billy Goat Tavern. Great food and staff. The omelets are really good, but then one morning I had French Toast and I was hooked. The French Toast was so good that we had it three days in a row. The breakfasts will keep you satisfied until it is dinner time. Very nice when you... More 

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washington, dc
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It seems more like a food counter in a run down bowling alley rather than a lunch spot. When it first opened it was a fine place to grab a beer and a sandwich. It doesn't even seem clean.

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Minneapolis
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63 reviews 63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I intended to try the Billy Goat, but the place was dead, with one customer. They have only 4 taps, and the beer selection was mediocre. I had a very cheep cheese burger - $3.35! - from the small restaurant in the room, which has tasty and an excellent deal.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Being a native of Chicago I was excited when I saw this place across the street from our hotel. It had no connection to Chicago other than the name and a few pictures. The food was not reminiscent of Chicago in any way. The bartender had no idea what I was talking about when I asked her if they sold... More 

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

My hotel was disappointing but the fact that this little place was across the street made it worth my while... In fact I was so impressed with their food, I went back a second night! Now if you are looking for trending food that flames beside your table this isn't the place. However, if you want solid traditional fair like... More 

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Additional Information about Billy Goat Tavern

Address: 500 New Jersey Ave, Washington DC, DC 20001
Phone Number: 202-783-2123
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 7:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 7:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 7:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 7:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 3:00 am
Cuisine: American

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