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The Horny Goat Hideaway

2011 South 1st Street, Milwaukee, WI (Bay View)
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Ranked #300 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
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Top Contributor
122 reviews 122 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We stopped here on a pleasant summer evening and had a great time with fantastic ambience on the patio, good beer you have to try their flight which has good sized beer glasses and the 2 appetizers as well as the burgers were really nice. I would go back in a heartbeat.

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West Allis, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My husband and I went here on a Sunday and ordered off the brunch menu. Eggs benedict, 1 glass of wine and 2 beers - $$. Food was very good but on the small side, service was OK - not overly friendly and a bit slow, the scenery was very very nice. We sat by river under umbrella table. Once... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We went to the Horny Goat for Happy Hour. Vern was our server and he did a great job. Appetizers were 2 for 1 (about 2 for $10). We had tator tots and chicken wings, both great. The atmosphere was delightful. We sat next to the river under an unbrella. I ordered one of a dozen house beers (they are... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Our group went to the Goat about 1:00PM on a Friday and had a wonderful time outside under the bar tent. We did not experience slow service; probably because we were a few feet from the bar. We will go there again for sure. Great appetizers! We did not order any meals. It is worth a stop. For dessert, we... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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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Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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
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55 reviews 55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
9 reviews 9 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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