Duck Duck Goat

4.7
2268 reviews
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$30 and under
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Chinese
New Years Eve tickets are available! Please find us on Tock or call the restaurant at 312-902-3825!

Duck Duck Goat is a new Chinese-style concept from Chef Stephanie Izard of Girl & the Goat.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Chinese
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Sunday-Thursday 4:30pm-10:30pm
Friday-Saturday 4:30pm-11:30am
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Phone number
(312) 902-3825
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Stephanie Izard
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Peoria
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Special events & promotions
To host your upcoming event at Duck Duck Goat, visit bokagroupevents.com.
Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, Outdoor dining, Wine
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Specials

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

In the spirit of Chinese family style, we will be offering a family style menu progressing from shared dim sum to our larger dishes for $85 per person (inclusive of tax and gratuity)

Monday, December 31, 2018

What Insiders Are Saying

The Infatuation
8.2

Duck Duck Goat is a high-end Chinese restaurants that's always fun with excellent and interesting food.

Ratings 8.0-8.5:The best way to think about restaurants in the low to mid 8′s is that these are the places you would absolutely go back to, anytime. These restaurants are ones that you want to bring a friend to, just so they can also experience the duck carnitas, or burger, or whatever dish the place is known for.
What 2268 People Are Saying
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CH
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome vegan menu and ambiance. We loved the food and are totally planning on going back!

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SR
New Orleans
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I usually only tolerate Chinese food -- it's just not my favorite. But I loved all the food here. I had the beef slap noodles, which were wonderful. My cousin chose vegan dishes and all of these were great too, especially the pekan cauliflower. Don't miss the mango coconut cloud. Loved the ambiance. It was like a Chinese restaurant from the 1940s. The server was great too -- very enthusiastic about the food, very knowledgeable. Can't say enough.

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s
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was an incredible meal. As always the food us great. We were a big group and they gave us advice, kept the drinks flowing and were generally fun!

It’s one of those meals I will always remember :)

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J
Chicago
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Make a reservation, Go Hungry and Eat Everything. EVERYTHING!

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S
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Dim Sum was fabulous! Especially the pot stickers. Duck egg fried rice was amazing. Service was friendly and quick. Will be back next time we are in Chicago!

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Kansas City
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were in town for my birthday and a local friend recommended we come here to celebrate. Wow! Wonderful all around. Our server accidentally entered our order incorrectly but he apologized, had it remedied and offered a free dessert on him. No complaints here other than we have to drive to Chicago to eat here!

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R
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

I was incredibly impressed! I read the reviews and knew the seating was tight but if that makes more seats available for people to enjoy this restaurant, then I'm all in! Very friendly staff seated us early. The waiter made many suggestions on how much to order and explained the menu well. This is referenced as a Chinese restaurant but it's so much more. You won't find chop suey or orange chicken anywhere in the menu. We started with beef won ton soup. I had zero expectations of a starter soup. I could not have been more wrong. It was so flavorful and delicious. I could have made the entire meal on this alone. Everything is family style so we really experienced several wonderful dishes. I really can't wait to go back. Exceptional!

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Chicago
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Overall wonderful meal, strong attentive service, and beautiful atmosphere

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SL
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Yummy food. Outstanding flavors. Unique combinations

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w
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food and service was fantastic. The beef wonton soup was delicious with just a small amount of spice & large enough to share. The short rib noodles were amazing!

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C
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went for Sunday brunch with girlfriends. While we were told in advance that the brunch menu only offered limited dim sum options, we happily found a great variety of unique selections to choose from. Our server was friendly and helpful with menu suggestions. Overall we had a great and delicious experience.

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Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I rarely write reviews but Duck Duck Goat nails every. Single. Thing. From the burst of warm air in the entryway to greet you from outside to the helpful, pleasant and prompt staff, to the amazing ambiance and delicious food, this restaurant is a must.

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CM
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on December 2, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 3

Had to wait almost 30 minutes for a table despite having a reservation. Then seated at “kiddie table” which was very uncomfortable and exposed

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Greensboro
4 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved the atmosphere and the food was perfect!

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g
Richmond
27 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous meal. We loved everything we had. Our waitress was spot on with helping us decide what to pick. So yummy. I will definitely be back!

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New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a business dinner at DDG. Everyone commented on the delicious meal. Very lively fun atmosphere
Will definitely return!

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G
Chicago
15 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I had been dying to try the restaurant and it did not disappoint. Had the soup dumplings, good but would try something new next time. Loved the short rib and bone marrow potstickers. The octopus, cucumber, and peanut salad is a keeper. Liked the beef slap noodles more than the goat. Duck fried rice was good, but not a lot of duck meat. Would skip doing any fried rice. Wild mushrooms and shrimp was awesome. Green beans are also a definite staple. We were suppose to do the pecan chicken but were to full - next time.

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RG
Chicago
33 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As with all Iron Chef Izard's restaurants, this one is top flight. Food is creative and flavorful, service is perfect and the environment inviting. It was difficult to only order five things from the menu and that was too much for two given the mix of dishes we ordered. I would recommend this to everyone that apprecriates quality food served with care and flair. In particular we enjoye the octopus appetizer and the green beans. The peppers are also wonderful, but here and there one might be too hot. The Chef always handles my wife's chicken allergy perfectly, adapting a dish or insuring that it is prepared without any possibility of contamination. You will be hard pressed to find an Asian cuisine restaurant in Chicago the equal of this one. Do not miss it.

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Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Great food, great space, great service.

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Chicago
1 review
Dined on November 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service, food & drinks were delish

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New York Area
352 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Fun spot for “Americanized” Chinese. Similar to Red Farm in NYC. Buzzy scene with service a little harried. Cool decor. Creative drinks.

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MM
Chicago
1 review
Dined on November 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food is too tasty to describe. Absolutely phenomenal!

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J
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 3

Duck Duck Goat was fairly good, but I more or less went to try the last of the "Goats" in Chicago. Go to Chinatown for the same or better quality at a small fraction of the price.

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NK
1 review
Dined on November 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We came to Duck Duck Goat for my boyfriend's birthday dinner, and was it worth it! It was our first time, and the quality of the service from the moment we entered the door until the time we left was outstanding. Our waiter was extremely knowledgeable about the food, what ingredients are used in each dish, and had great recommendations. There's a separate vegetarian/vegan menu, and everything we ordered was bursting with flavor -- absolutely delicious! I highly recommend Duck Duck Goat for a special occasion or quieter celebration.

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MF
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We flew from NJ just to try this restaurant and It exceded Our expectations. I would reccomend this to anyone who is Visiting CHI! Excellent food!

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V
New England
3 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Brunch dim sum style was delicious!

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San Francisco
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic options for both me (vegan) and my non-vegan dining date! Definitely one of the top 3 places for vegan food at restaurant not target explicitly to vegans! They have a separate menu with vegan & vegetarian options. Thank you!

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CG
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Love the food, atmosphere and service. This only reason I didn’t give this visit full stars is because I’m not sure if our server forgot part our order last night, but our second entree didn’t arrive until well after our first was finished and the side rice gone. We basically ate this protein dish some because we felt bad sending it back at that point. Next time I guess we’ll specify to send the two entrees out together.

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Salt Lake City
1 review
Dined on November 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food. Too many great options to choose from. Only downfall was our appetites weren’t big enough for the entire menu. Must try the Pekan cauliflower!

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M
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Stephanie is truly an amazing chef. Blown away that an entirely non Asian group can create such outstanding food. This is NOT Pf Chang.

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RP
Chicago
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was truly incredible. My family came into town and this was their favorite spot. I would recommend the duck to anyone who hasn't been yet. Such an amazing dish!

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E
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

With family in town from Virginia, we wanted to take them to one of our favorite places. At first, one family member was skeptical of going for small plate “Chinese”, but went along with an open mind. By the time we left, both husband and wife were proclaiming that it was quite possibly the best meal either of them had ever had. Thanks for the great experience! Also, our waiter was phenomenal, but unfortunately I don’t recall his name. Great recommendations, wonderful service, pleasant interactions. Overall, a phenomenal experience all the way around.

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San Francisco
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great experience, delish food!

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DL
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything on the menu is fantastic. Ordered many small dishes to try a bit of everything and loved it all!

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AD
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Food is creative and very yummy. Service was rushed.

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L
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 3

Duck Duck Don't! This was wildly disappointing. Waited for a special occasion to get a reservation just to be unpleasantly surprised by the food. Most Chinatown restaurants can cook better dishes than this! The "take" on shrimp toast was awful! The Mo Shu pork was extra salty. The plum sauce was weak. The seafood fried rice was decent-but do you need 2 inch green onions to remind you that you're not in China town.

Way too expensive for cuisine that done way better, way cheaper.
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LP
Minneapolis
16 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our third visit. Better every time!

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P
Tampa
1 review
Dined on November 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved the ambiance. The food was absolutely delicious and creative. Staff were very pleasant.

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New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great experience, not your typical Chinese restaurant and really worth the visit.

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RC
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always love hitting up Duck Duck when we’re downtown. Always some of the most delicious food!

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