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Billy Goat Tavern

American, Bar
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500 New Jersey Ave, Washington DC, DC 20001
+1 202-783-2123
9:00 am - 3:00 am
Closed now
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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
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48 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

was in the area looking for a place to eat and saw this place and I went in and it was right next to my hotel and the hotel staff told me about it too. the food was great and the drinks were decent in price too.

Thank Jed J
Rapid City, South Dakota
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143 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here with colleagues after meetings. Good selection of drinks and service was great. Didn't eat here but they have a pretty good menu. Prices were OK for DC area.

Thank taikogirl1
Quincy, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If your looking for just regular food and regular beer this is a place to go . It's small but I'm spending 3 days in DC and this is my second time here

Thank bobphillips32
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to this establishment at lest three times and had similar impressions each time. the location is near several area hotels and much cheaper than eating there, but the quality of the cheaper food is only mediocre at best.

Thank Steve Z
Warren, Michigan, USA
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193 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

small bar and great burger joint just steps form Capital hill. similar experience to the original Chicago location with same great drink and food service

Thank Zimco01
Baltimore, Maryland
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110 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

Disappointing place to eat burgers. Not great tasty burgers but good fries. Avoid the location for quick eats

Thank Mikey G
durham, nh
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126 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

It's all eggs, omelettes and similar food, and all done with simplicity but style. Don't expect to be wowed and you'll be happy. Probably some of the lowest breakfast prices in the city!

Thank rgmDurham
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016

No one will consider this place having any ambiance, but the prices were better than any others around Capital Hill. They cooked you hamburger on the spot and you could get a decent soda around $1.50. When you don't feel like dropping $12.00 for a hamburger and an overpriced drink, this place was appreciated for a quick, simple meal. Compare... More 

Thank Bob M
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

I arrived late and needed to find a place for a bite ti eat after 9. the bilky goat was about a block away and open to 11. It gave new meaning to the term no frills but I went in anyway. I had the best double burger, great meat and bun, that I can ever remember in DC. Under... More 

Thank Gene S
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

Had breakfast since it was very close to our hotel. Breakfast is made by very nice Mexican ladies. Food was good no complaints. They offer omelets french toast and various egg meals. Also cheeseburgers and other dinner items. We did return later in the day for drinks. The bartender is great will make anything you ask for. And they support... More 

Thank Brian A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 3:00 am
9:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 New Jersey Ave, Washington DC, DC 20001
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-783-2123

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?