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Girl & The Goat

809 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60607-2310
+1 312-492-6262
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“pig face” (322 reviews)
“goat” (706 reviews)
“empanadas” (269 reviews)
Open Now
4:30 pm - 11:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
809 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60607-2310
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Reviewed today

very interesting Kind of Food with high Quality and unusual but excellently prepared dishes. nice and friendly Service. The only Thing which disturbs the excellent Impression of that reataurant is an extremely high noise Level.

Thank Thomas G
Reviewed yesterday

At first look, the menu can be a little intimidating with selections like wood oven roasted pig face, duck tartar and a side menu featuring everything goat. But each and every dish was fabulous! Dishes are served tapas style which I love, because everyone gets...More

Thank Jolene M
Reviewed yesterday

We booked a reservation a couple of months in advance. Glad we did. If you like unusual dishes then this is the place for you. If you do not like entrees that are unusual, don't be turned off. We were not fans of the pig...More

Thank mandecat
Reviewed yesterday

Girl & The Goat was highly recommended to us by some local Chicago friends so we were anxious to try this place out on our recent visit to Chicago. After a lot of failed reservation attempts, we decided to walk in and try for a...More

Thank lramchandani
Reviewed 3 days ago

The food does not disappoint!! All of the dishes are great. Make reservations way in advance to get in. The restaurant is tapas-style, and they recommend to share several dishes. Everything we ordered was so good, but the "wow" dishes were the pig face, (This...More

1  Thank Kim S
Reviewed 5 days ago

After trying for 3 years to coordinate a dinner here and friend and I got a very early (5:15 pm) week-night reservation. The food and service were excellent, but not inexpensive. We shared a number of small plates and especially enjoyed the goat empanadas and...More

Thank Fontek
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So just like many others have stated on their reviews...very difficult to get a reservation. A definite must to call as early as possible for a reservation. Not getting our meal all at the same time was slightly different but still worked out okay. We...More

Thank Mrskoolcub
Reviewed 6 days ago

Came here for my birthday/ wedding anniversary dinner. Reservation was hard to get. Staff were friendly and helpful. The food was delicious and served in a tapas/family style. it is slightly higher in terms of pricing. The restaurant is very lively therefore it was a...More

Thank BwsLee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For me the food was not so good, we were four people so we ask for nine different plates, the only ones that I like were the Pork shank and the popcorn dessert. Imho pretentious food that I don't like, the duck tongues were particularly...More

Thank cruzed
Reviewed 1 week ago

So it was hard to get a reservation especially when you are in town for just 3 days however we went early scored seats at the bar and it was amazing. Lamb shank was to die for, fall of the bone and very tasty, shishito...More

Thank Jeta19
Nearby
West Loop
Fulton Market, Randolph Market, Jackson Boulevard and
Greek Town make up the West Loop. The neighborhood is
best known as the location of Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo
Studios, but this downtown neighborhood is also an
up-and-coming spot for Chicago’s trendsetters. Several
sub-neighborhoods within West Loop make this a unique
neighborhood to visit. Dotted with factories and
warehouses, West Loop is packed with various types of
...More
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Khiem T
April 5, 2017|
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Response from senchicago | Reviewed this property |
I do not recommend bringing children. There is no kids menu. There many better choices for kids in the city. I would suggest RJ Grunts or Heaven on Seven. If it's a weekday and lunch lookup Revival Food Hall.
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Khiem T
April 5, 2017|
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Response from maryjeanne1942 | Reviewed this property |
I do not think I would bring children to The Girl and the Goat. It is very dark and the bar is adjacent to the tables. The bar is knee deep with people and the conversation is loud. The atmosphere is geared to young... More
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MarkHrangerman
March 14, 2017|
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Response from chitown5Chicago | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. It is pricey. Above a normal dinner for 2, but I think the food was above normal, so you get what you pay for. Again sorry for the delay. Didn't notice I had an open notification.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$15 - $30
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 809 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60607-2310
    (Halsted)
  • Public Transportation: #8 Halsted Bus at Randolph
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > West Loop
  • Neighborhood: West Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-492-6262
  • E-mail
Description
Girl & the Goat has been serving fun foods, craft beers, and making wine in a rustic and kick-butt environment since summer 2010. The restaurant opens at 4:30 every day, and stays open until 11pm on weeknights and until midnight on Fridays and Saturdays (until those last late night eaters scrape their fork across the plate for the last time, or finish licking their plates until they're shiny and clean). The Goat's menu is divided into three categories: Vegetable, Fish, and of course Meat--while vegetable, fish, or meat are respectively the main stars of their categories, there are crossovers in each area so you'll get a little bit of everything. Bread is baked daily, and there are always new creations on the menu. Girl & the Goat sits in the West Loop smack dab in the Randolph Restaurant Corridor, but the location is still gritty enough to appeal to the chef’s integrity. The Goat has a variety of seating choices, including a comfortable lounge, bar seats, standard table seating, and four seats close enough to the kitchen line that you might be asked to help.Girl & the Goat blended their own wine, and it's tasty. There are beers on tap from Three Floyd’s and a couple others. If you're lucky, you might come across the elusive collaboration beers that Stephanie personally crafted with a couple of beer buddy cohorts. In addition to tap beers, there's also a bunch of bottles to choose from. Girl & the Goat is open 7 days a week, because The Goat is a tireless beast, and besides, who needs rest anyway? Girl & the Goat accepts reservations but always welcomes walk-ins, nomads, adventurers, and those of you who don’t like to plan.
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