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Little Goat

4.7
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4721 Reviews
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$30 and under
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American
Stephanie Izard, James Beard "Best Chef: Great Lakes," and Food & Wine "Best New Chef 2011," opened Little Goat with BOKA Restaurant Group in December 2012. Following the success of Girl & the Goat, Little Goat Diner serves the Izard take on classic diner offerings for breakfast and lunch.

Reservations reflect only a portion of our available seating and our patio is first come first serve.

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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 4721 people are saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
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4.6
service
4.6
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4.4
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipMattM
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience3

Excellent flavor to the dishes we enjoyed. I slight error (dish served warm, but not hot) brought a complimentary replacement from the manager. Kudos.

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JasonG
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing staff and amazing food. Can’t wait to go back again!

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OpenTable Diner
Omaha
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went for brunch- loved our experience and the food was delish

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vipEileenR
Washington DC
50 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is an exciting brunch - the choices are delicious & creative. AND, don’t forget to add a great cocktail !!!

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vipSar02
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Went for brunch with friends. Service was very slow and food was just okay. Pretty venue but I won't be back with all the other great options in the area.

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Jackie
Richmond
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience3

We enjoyed our food, however the service was not spectacular. We were seated for about 10 minutes before our server came by our table. Then, we ordered our drinks, appetizers, and lunch. The drinks took another 10 minutes and were followed by our appetizers. We were not given plates with our appetizers and did not get any until they brought out our lunch. All in all it seemed pretty disorganized and we felt like we were being rushed.

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vipBarryB
Chicago
21 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best. Love it.

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MerrillC
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Very nice a little slow loved sitting outside overall good

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Service was poor. Kept having to make an attempt & get the attention of our waitress. It was so sad to see the limited menu because the pork belly fries were a weekly favorite. Glad to see business back open but I think waitresses need to be refreshed on ensuring exception customers service. They need to reminded that table needs the bare necessities like utensils. Instead of waiting for it after the meal has been delivered. I think for future reference, after the waiters have seen the food come out to the table, they should check on the customers to see whether everything is good and if we need anything. Common courtesy. We know it’s a pandemic and life is hectic but good service does a long way.

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KatyAce
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We are vegetarians and there was a good selection of food, they even had a vegan menu. Food was delicious.

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mmmmandaam
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Awesome front of house staff able to accommodate schedule and sat us quickly. Server did an excellent job explaining and sharing favorites/specials. Table was pretty self sufficient after food but she came to check on us a few times.

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CLinChicago
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Brunch date with my wife. Service was friendly though a little sluggish. Food was good. Nice spot to people watch.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waiter was really fun!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on March 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was awesome expereonce

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ChristinaS
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Over the top delicious!

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amit
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Very nice food...loved itVery nice food...loved it

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a great place! Menu is full of twists on great classics, like butter chicken pot pie. Music and decor was spot on for a diner feel.

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FrankG
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food, service, and ambiance were exactly what I expected for a place operated by a highly recognized chef. The place was hopping, busy - but not crazy. Each of us enjoyed our food selection and would go back!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Indiana
25 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great menu- we shared the Little Piggy and the cinnamon bun. Service was fast and friendly- kept my coffee full. Glad we got to go!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Love the ambiance.

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JillD
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Our party of four had a wonderful meal. My only complaint would be that it was a little too loud for conversation across the booth. They seated us promptly. Service and food were outstanding. Will visit again!

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PamelaB
Minneapolis
4 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

In town for a concert at City Winery. I’ve been a big fan of Stephanie Izard since Top Chef days and was excited to reserve counter space. Meal was delicious, service was attentive and drinks were strong (in a good way). Loved it!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Our server was sort of odd. We were asking her questions about the menu and food and everything and she gavels the most vague response possible. It was odd. Luckily everything was delicious and sounded amazing so it didn’t matter but she could have been a better server and leader of the experience.

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ShannonA
London
2 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Get the macaroni! It will change your life
Also, I love the true diner feel with such elevations in the food
Will be coming back many times

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vipFamilybrown
Chicago
52 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

It is such a great spot for a casual dinner with friends

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TerriB
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous. Service, food, drinks were excellent.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
4 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Food was phenomenal. We had the Bulls Eye French toast and the pork belly home fries- so good! Also the Gouda bacon toast- amazing. The drinks were a little on the smaller side, but overall everything was delicious- try the home made hot sauce!

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vipWilliamP
Chicago
78 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This was our first time dining at Little Goat, we have dined at its sister restaurant Girl and the Goat several times before and liked the food there, this restaurant did not disappoint. Try the messy fun fries (a meal in itself--the American version of poutine), the chicken pot pie is not to be missed. The bread of the day--freshly baked with dips, I can eat two portions with the meal!
We also had the Java the mint sundae to share--it is huge (25+ ounce cup) and should be shared --unless you have a really sweet tooth or crave indigestion.
We shall return!

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chubs26
Chicago
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Great food and drinks!

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vipbehappy26
Washington DC
64 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Fun, casual place with good food. Classic diner food with twists, can be hit or miss. Really loud.

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vipdfed
Columbus
5 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great vegan menu!

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SalJ
Chicago
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great comfort food, and really accommodating with families with small children.

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BrightStar
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

surprisingly the food was really good. it is very much a diner, except everything is ala carte. the walls at the small booths and floors could use a regular cleaning, but aside from that no complaints. I will go again.

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SamanthaC
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing spot! The Fat Club sammy might be the best sandwich I have ever had.

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vipchampagnenshoes
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and atmosphere. A bit on the pricey side for what it is but I would definitely go there again.

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OpenTable Diner
Louisville
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great as always! Servers very attentive and always one step ahead! We never visit Chicago without a visit to Little Goat!

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JohnK
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

2nd time at Little Goat. I had the special - vegetable omelet and split a side of cheesy hash browns.
The omelet was probably the best I ever had. Hash browns were excellent.
$17 for omelet is a bit pricey, though. Will be back, but not an everyday place.

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JASChicago
Chicago
25 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Very good service and a delightful menu with twists on conventional diner food made this a fun choice. I made the reservation and it seemed there were vegan options online, but then there were not. I didn’t want to make a fuss about my diet in front of a client, so I just ordered off the menu. But I would not have come if I had known.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is creative but approachable and perfectly executed. Service is good without being intimidating. All around everything you’d expect from Stephanie Izzard and Randolph Street.

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vipWestLoopFoodie
Chicago
15 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the Mardi Gras Specials. The food was outstanding! Our server was hilarious and great with food recommendations.

FAQs

Little Goat does offer delivery in partnership with Caviar. Little Goat also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (312) 888-3455.

Little Goat is rated 4.7 stars by 4721 OpenTable diners.

Little Goat does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://onelink.quickgifts.com/merchant/little-goat-diner-chicago/.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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