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About Girl & the Goat
Girl & the Goat opened in 2010 with the goal of serving a family style menu of tasty, bold flavored foods in a fun and lively setting. To enhance the experience we offer a selection of wines from around the world with a focus on small producers, a rotating list of craft beers, and a list of fun cocktails created by our bartenders.
Located at 809 W Randolph, Girl & the Goat was one of the first establishments in the Randolph Restaurant Corridor. We offer 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 accepts reservations but always welcomes walk-ins, nomads, adventurers, and those of you who don’t like to plan.
Chicago, IL 60607
Contemporary American, Tapas / Small Plates, Comfort Food
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Friday: 4:30pm - 11:00pm, Saturday & Sunday: 4:30pm - 12:00am
$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Valet and street parking available. Valet parking on Randolph for $11 per vehicle.
#8 Halsted Bus at Randolph
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
The Underground Goat, our 18 person private dining room, is not your typical private dining space and the name encapsulates exactly what you're looking forward to. Located under the main dining room, you and your guests will be lead downstairs, through the restaurant and into the "staff only" halls of the Goat. The room itself echoes the casual, rustic atmosphere of the main dining room and is host to the restaurant's wine and liquor stock - don't be surprised if you see the hardworking bar staff sneak in a few times to keep things rolling upstairs. Chef Stephanie Izard will design a family-style menu for you (dietary restrictions will not be ignored) and our beverage director will recommend wine, beer and/or a signature cocktail to match what Stephanie comes up with.
For more information visit http://www.bokagrp.com/eventsandcatering.php
or call 312.492.6262.
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Girl & the Goat Ratings and Reviews
Amazing, amazing, amazing. From start to finish with incredible cocktails (drinkable, too!) to the tuna, short rib, green beans, pierogis — I could go on. Been here for three years and this was my first time trying Girl & the Goat. I will most definitely be back.
If you’ve never experienced Girl &The Goat, you must go. The food is elevated and the atmosphere is comfortable. Our Waitress, Christine, was warm, honest and extremely welcoming. She made us feel right at home. Overall it was an awesome experience, the food was exceptional, and the service was delightful.
Girl & the Goat is worth all of the hype. The duck tongues were my favorite and the goat empanadas were a close second! The calamari bruschetta was good, just wish the calamari and bread were a bit smaller. The pork shank could have had a little bit more flavor. Overall, this was outstanding and will be going back in the very near future!
First time at the Girl & the Goat coming in with big expectations - they exceeded all of our expectations. We loved the eclectic menu and the ambiance. The staff were friendly, helpful, and engaging. The food was excellent, with an assortment of delicate to savory flavors. Presentation was also wonderful. But most importantly the ambiance was warm, welcoming, and inviting - never pretentious. There is a big reputation with this restaurant - based on our experience it is well deserved. Certainly worth the wait to get a reservation!!!
Girl and the Goat is never disappointing. I especially enjoyed the grilled cauliflower and the wonderful service. The manager checked on us a couple times and our server made excellent recommendations. Thank you for the unique menu selections and consistent execution of a wonderful product. My mouth is watering thinking about the next time I am lucky enough to dine with you all.
I had a better experience the first time i dined at the Girl & the Goat. It may be because the person who took me possibly bribed someone to give us an end corner table instead of the by the front of house center table so squeezed in that getting up to use the bathroom was embarrassing and they had to move the table out and away just to seat the booth side patrons... i esentially bussed my own table and we felt rushed despite my asking for a more leasurely pace from the kitchen. There were way too many staff members standing around the welcome station and it looked like a highschool crew all in casual street wear (and not chic casual) waiting for something to do. Considering I was clearing off the table and organizing the table, i felt more lile staff than a person there to enjoy a high priced meal. I was interested in the escargot ravioli but unfortunately it was luke warm and nothing to write home about. I wont be returning back anytime soon.
Our service was amazing . Most of the food was really good except my group was equally disappointed with the skirt steak , the calamari and the vegan pasta . Pretty pricey so save for a special occasion .The shishito peppers and the chickpea fritters were favorites . Price was $167 for 4 without drinks.
Overall I had an awesome experience! I would totally go back again. The food was great and the service was amazing. I do have one complaint, we had made an 8:00pm reservation and we didn’t get seated until closer to 8:40pm. They had told us to grab a drink at the bar, but the bar area was packed. I would have assumed that if I have a reservation I would be seated in a timely fashion. For a restaurant that has such fantastic food and table service this was disappointing.
Been here many times since It opened and never had a bad experience. Got to sit at the kitchen window which was fun to watch the line cooks. Food was incredible and service is always warm and friendly. We even spotted Stephanie Izard expediting the line! Pretty cool to see her still so actively involved in the restaurant. Highly recommend for an all around wonderful culinary experience!
Great restaurant and superb food. The pork shank was amazing. The pre ordered goat shoulder was seriously good. Be sure to order all the veggies! The meal was so good, when we saw another reservation available, we snapped it up right away so ended up eating here twice in one week!
Amazing experience for our anniversary dinner. Family emergency came up in the middle of dinner, waitress was extremely attentive and infinitely patient. Personally, our dinner was very tense in emotion but our waitress was very sensitive and still keeping in mind it was our anniversary we got a complimentary dessert. That dessert put a huge smile on our face and made us take a moment to appreciate everything. Food was amazing, service was exceptional, and this restaurant will always hold a special place in our hearts.
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