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Girl & the Goat

4.8
8376 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
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.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Tapas / Small Plates, Comfort Food
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Monday - Friday: 4:30pm - 11:00pm, Saturday & Sunday: 4:30pm - 12:00am
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Phone number
(312) 492-6262
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Payment options
AMEX, 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
Halsted
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Parking details
Valet and street parking available. Valet parking on Randolph for $11 per vehicle.
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Public transit
#8 Halsted Bus at Randolph
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Special events & promotions
To host your upcoming event at Girl & the Goat, visit bokagroupevents.com.

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Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wine
What 8376 People Are Saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
4.8
food
4.8
service
4.7
ambience
4.5
value
Noise · Moderate
96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 2 days ago

The server helped the two of us choose 5 items to share. It was the perfect amount to taste a bit of everything! The food came out whenever it was ready so it felt like a five course meal! Would definitely recommend to anyone. Go for the goat!

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1.0Dined 2 days ago

This was my second dining experience at Girl & The Goat. The food was as good as I remember, but unfortunately the service was not. Our waitress rushed us through our meal by insisting that we order all items up front. Our reservations were at 6:15pm and we were out of there in less than an hour. Needless to say, I was very disappointed.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Delicious and innovative food. Excellent.

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

The halibut is tremendous. Best fish dish I’ve had anywhere and that’s saying something.

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Meal matched the hype. Great dining food and service and completely worth the wait for a reservation.

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Went to G and the G on a recent trip to Chicago. We had heard from friends about the unique menu, excellent food and service. They did not disappoint! One of the best restaurant meals we have ever had. The halibut was outstanding and who wouldn't order the wood oven roasted pig face??????? The goat carpaccio was excellent as well. Nice wine list, not outrageously priced. The Service was outstanding - perfect pacing. My only complaint would be the noise level if seated by the folks waiting at the bar. Overall excellent experience - will definitely return here.

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

The food and service were impeccable. Unfortunately, it was a little loud at dinner so was hard to hear everyone speaking.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Yet another wonderful meal at The Girl and The Goat. Food was delicious, service was impeccable, and the ambience was lively yet intimate. Will certainly be coming back many times over

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Great food. Waiter very knowledgeable.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

As always, the service and food was incredible! Girl and the Goat is our favorite restaurant and we try to make it a regular date night. Jerson, who has been our server a few times, helped us to try new things and made the experience ten times better! Thanks for another great night at Girl and the Goat!

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

We were in from out of state and very excited to be eating here. This was an amazing dining experience from start to finish. The ambiance was really interesting, service was friendly and attentive and the food was over the top. The 4 of us ordered 13 items and shared everything-the portions are perfect for that style of dining. Only one of those, the shrimp, failed to blow our minds- not bad! And duck tongues may just be everyone's new favorite!

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

Fantastic service, fun ambience and incredible food. Very fun and definitely a must visit if in Chicago. We loved it and will be back.

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4.0Dined 7 days ago

Food was great, super small portions though so sharing as recommended was hard. Would definitely go back, many more things to try!

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

Thanks for an awesome meal!

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Fantastic food! Everything we had from the cocktails to the dessert was amazing!

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

This place is a must visit! No question! Really friendly and helpful servers; fun, energetic vibe; food is amazing! Menu is inventive but approachable and everything we had was top notch! From the goat to the empanadas to the shrimp to the chocolate pavlova...yum!!

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Good gluten free options. Excellent service. Delightfully unique dishes. Thoroughly enjoyed experience.

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Fantastic foodie fare in a relaxed, not pretentious environment.

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Absolutely outstanding! A friend and I had heard about this restaurant from several of our guest. We are from Pittsburgh, and This choice did not disappoint! We haven’t stopped talking about our experience! Fantastic Food, service and atmosphere!

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Food was great, service good. It is very loud

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

I've had the pleasure of eating here 3 times and each time it was delicious! This place is not pretentious, they have a way of making you feel like anyone is welcome and a part of a cool scene at the same time. The menu maybe intimidating to some but there is something for everyone. The dishes I've had are very rich and flavorful. I can't stop thinking about the green beans!

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Simply delicious, innovative cuisine! So amazingly scrumptious!

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Quite possibly one of the best meals of my life. Every dish was spectacular! Hard to choose a fave but likely it would be the Goat confit.

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Great food and great service, been coming here every time I go to Chicago. Duck Tongue, Wood Oven Roasted Pig Face, Green Garlic Pierogies, Chickpea Fritter, and Braised Beef Tongue, was what we ordered and all was great, great beer selection and wine was fantastic too. Highly recommended.

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4.0Dined on April 8, 2018

It was very good!

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Was in from out of town and had to try the culinary style of one of our favorite iron chefs. Wouldn’t recommend the pig face. It was too rich for me!

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Fantastic food! Try the pig face (don’t be afraid, you will not see a face in front of you), the goat empanadas and the hamachi crudo! Happy to be able to get a reservation

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Everything on the menu was very tasty. Great service.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

My favorite restaurant in all of Chicago. We go there for dinner EVERY TIME I’m in town!

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Amazing goat belly and goat empanadas.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Everything was just phenomenal. Took a date here, we had a great variety of options. Our server was extremely helpful and the food was impeccable.

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4.0Dined on April 6, 2018

After several tries to get a reservation here, I scored one. I brought my foodie friend from out of town, and she loved it. As for me... while I'm pretty adventurous with food, I'm not quite as adventurous as the menu here. The presentation is beautiful, and the food looks incredible -- but some of the combinations were a bit odd and off-putting to me. I wanted to love it, but didn't quite get there. The dessert, however, was worth the trip: ice cream balls with caramel corn on a fluff of whipped cream.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Sat at the chef’s table. So excited we got that spot. Perfect place for a couple of foodies! Each dish was magazine gorgeous. The flavors in everything were complex and delicious. Cooks, expeditors, and our server were all excellent! One of the best dining experiences of our lives, hands down.

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4.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Great restaurant with a good selection of dishes and flavours. Service was friendly and relaxed. Atmosphere was lively and the cocktails were very tasty.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

We drove three hours for dinner and it was completely worth it! This food is so delicious and our server, Leigh is the best server ever!!

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

I recommend this if you're into trying wildly different tastes at small portions. I doubly recommend this if you're the type who'd try to analyze what you're eating at a restaurant. The most fun part was discussing ingredients and cooking techniques.

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

There's something about GATG that everytime I go there I have an amazing experience. The staff is outstanding and really make you feel well cared for. The food is incredible and you will never be disappointed.

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

What a great dinner. The food and atmosphere can’t be beat.

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2.0Dined on April 4, 2018

The space is beautiful, and would be lovely in the summer with the front open to the street. However, the food was beyond salty, & we had string beans that weren't cooked. I would only go back for a drink and maybe try an appetizer to hope that maybe we just went on an off night.

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

This was our 5th time. Although we rack up quite the bill, we always have the best time. The waitstaff is attentive and knowledgeable. We'll definitely be going back for a 6th time!

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