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The Horny Goat Hideaway

2011 South 1st Street, Milwaukee, WI (Bay View)
414-482-4628
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Ranked #348 of 1,392 restaurants in Milwaukee
Price range: $7 - $14
Cuisines: American, Brew Pub
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Neighborhood: Bay View
Description: Beer is fun. Brewing is fun. Drinking beer with your buddies is fun. So, why not a name that is FUN? The largest patio in the Mid-West, with 2 bars, 6 fire pits, a private meeting room, a craft brewery inside, 4 volleyball courts, and a BFT (if you dont know...come and find out). Dogs ALLOWED! Happy Hour: Monday thru Friday 11am-6pm ($3 Drafts $3 rail mixers, $4 Glasses of House $5 Beer Mojitos and $5 Select Apps) Hangover Brunch: Saturday and Sundays 10am-2pm
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English first
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Although Horny Goat does an aggressive job of marketing itself in the Milwaukee area and sounds like a great place to go, it fails to meet expectations. I think the food is good, although others I've dined with there tend to rate it more in the fair range. The service is what is most unimpressive- slow, indifferent- and I am... More

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Chicago
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We used a Groupon and enjoyed our lunch. I too, understand all the comments about the service. Our service was a little on the slow side, but since we were there at lunch and it wasn't too crowded, the service wasn't as bad as other reviewers said it was. I do believe what they said though, because I did hear... More

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Waterford, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I can see I'm not the only one who had horrendous service at this establishment. It's honestly a joke. I have never in my life received worse service then at this place. We had heard the service was awful but thought we'd try it anyway. Big mistake. It could have such potential, but because of the staff (and the little... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I have never had a great experience at Horny Goat Hideaway. I have tried many times because I want to like it since it is a cool venue. Bottom line is that the service is the absolute worst that I have EVER had ANYWHERE.. and it has happened over and over. Well today was the last dollar that I will... More

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Medina, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

To be fair we arrived with a large party for Sunday Brunch. We were seated promptly because we called ahead to reserve sufficient space. That's where the customer service ended. Our server was a new employee. She obviously was not properly trained or prepared for the job of caring for paying customers. We talked to the "Manager" about the situation.... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Average pub food and the service is pretty good.I see the place was on dirty dining on Milwaukee TV a couple months ago mostly minor stuff. As for beer, better than Miller or Bud but not as good as other brew pubs in town and when they have a good special beer they always run out need to make enough.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The pulled pork, fried chicken, and mac and cheese was wonderfully delicious! But the best thing on the menu is the loaded tots!

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Waterford, Wisconsin
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

While Horn Goat has an awesome atmosphere with seating along the river, the service is horrible. We went with a group of about 10. 4 people ordered chicken fingers, 15 minutes later the server comes back and says they are out of chicken fingers (not a big deal). She retakes our order of 5 sandwiches and a bowl of soup.... More

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Racine
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Stopped for a brew with a view on a beautiful warm day in Milwaukee! First visit here and there will be more to come! Very cool outdoor patio with exceptional fire element, couches and lots of tables to watch the boats go by (also a tent with bar and seating that provides outdoor shade). Next time in Milwaukee will try... More

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Pewaukee, Wisconsin
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

While I completely understand that then servers and bartenders work for a place that is probably obviously busy every night in the summer, I am pretty sure their checking accounts are grateful for that very fact. The servers are not inviting, probably overworked and just average. Tots are amazing and their veggie burger too. Just wish they had more people... More

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