Little Goat

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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.

Adjacent, you'll find the Little Goat Coffee Bar - offering pastries and freshly brewed Dark Matter coffee. While you are there you can also purchase merchandise and Stephanie's This Little Goat line of sauces and spices.

Located within Little Goat Bread is our bar - where craft beer, wine and cocktails are served.

Reservations reflect only a portion of our available seating and hold a seat in the diner whether at a booth or our communal table. If you can't find a time slot that best suits your request, we invite you to walk in and join us!
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Chicago
5 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 4food 2service 5ambience 5

The service and ambiance of the restaurant were great and met expectations for Chicago dining. The cocktails were excellent and pricing typical for the area. I ate off of the vegan menu (as I have enjoyed at other Stephanie Izard restaurants, especially Duck Duck Goat) but wasn’t terribly impressed. The scallion cake was bland and greasy, topped with an oily, yet flavorless cabbage slaw. The smoked fries were fine. Overall, the price of the meal just wasn’t a match with the so-so food and diner vibes.

IC
Miami
7 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had lunch here and absolutely loved it! My husband had the Los Drowned and I had the grilled cheese sandwich. We also had a the fried Brussels sprouts and the Brussels sprout salad (we like Brussels! Lol). Everything was delicious. I recommend this place.

J
New York Area
27 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Great brunch at Little Goat. We had three dishes for the two of us since we could not narrow it down. Three pigs went to China was outstanding. An amazing blend of bold flavors. Can’t wait to return

AS
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Phantastic food, very tasty, complimentary water and coffee, and a waitress who has convinced me nicely to go for a final desert which was superb. Finished off with a caffee latte. Was nicely filled and was in great mood. Thank you for this five star experience!

DM
Chicago
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Creative comfort food. Very kid-friendly and they have a vegan menu!

OT
Indiana
4 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 2

The hits - well known menu items - hit; the misses - a simple side of eggs/grits - MISS. The service is always on point.

AH
Hawaii
12 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Favorite spot for late-night Gluten Free goodies!!

TS
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and Atmosphere. We are a lot of food. We ordered 4 drinks. The pork belly fries were excellent! Also the Brussel Sprouts were to die for! Can’t stress how fun it was.

MS
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Nice place. Not impressed with the over priced soup

OT
Wales
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Nice sandwiches, nice restaurant. Expected excellent sandwiches!

KH
Cincinnati
7 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Friendly, fun, and everything was delicious!

OT
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great experience; food was great! Early dinner with family before seeing Hamilton.

M
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and friendly service. They also have a vegan menu for those who need it, and the vegan food is very delicious! Thanks for a great business meal and accommodating us when our party size changed last minute.

S
Chicago
14 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 2

Horrible slow service and frankly really greasy food. Was extremely unimpressed and the whole place just comes up like a mish-mashed menu and staff that knows little to nothing about service or even basics about the menu.

OT
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food and service!

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

A favorite! Always, always yummy. Stephanie Izard knows just what you want to eat. A global diner. Brunch all day. Do not miss!

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

Great lace for a casual lunch.

AB
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 5

I wanted to like this place. The menu was appealing but the food was overly heavy. The crab dip did not have much crab and the brisket on the sandwich was too fatty. The biscuits were delicious though!

C
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Vegetable sides were the stars of our meal. Kale salad and not Chinese broccoli were both interesting, delicious. The beer list was fine - had a microbrew Pils. Out of the Malbec, but the proposed replacement was ok. Entrees were good but not amazing. Ribs were sticky and messy as advertised but I wish the sweet and sour treatment had some smoke for flavor depth.

JB
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very unique dishes, not your average restaurant.

They have a unique take on food with nice fusion of different cuisines incorporated into typical dishes.

G
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Wonderful menu. We had the Spanish Omelette and the Fat Club. The omelette was very oily and rubbery unfortunately, but the club was huge and delicious. Will be coming back soon but avoiding the eggs! Wonderful service and warm employees.

MB
Chicago
9 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love love love this place

h
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved our dinner! Our server was so nice and I really appreciated that they had a special menu for me being Dairy-free. We will be back!

s
Columbus
2 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was a lovely experience. I arrived a bit early and they found a spot for me. I have a dairy allergy and they have a dedicated no-dairy menu AND my food was fabulous. So glad I was able to dine in today!

TN
New England
6 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The pork belly scallion pancake was to die for. The Apple cider was rich and satisfying for a cold day.

SW
New England
14 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Brunch was fantastic!

OT
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had an amazing meal! The menu has a lot of great unique options as well as some standards for those who maybe a bit more picky. Make a reservation. Many were turned away without one after hearing it would be an hour wait. It is worth the hour, tbh.

S
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

The atmosphere is cool, but dishes on the menu are a little too out of the box and the flavours don’t all work together. My stomach was upset all day after eating here — not sure if that’s because my eggs were undercooked, or if it was something else.

p
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Brilliant!

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GM
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 2

We were promptly seated per our reservation. It was busy even early on a Monday night. Service was prompt and courteous. My daughter and I enjoyed our food.

Downsides: It was too loud to hold a normal conversation. I don't think they crowd was unnaturally loud. The restaurant is designed with a lot of hard surfaces that reflect sound. Not the best place for a date if you want to talk. Also, it is expensive. The food while good, is hardly high end. I had shrimp & grits, she had chicken & waffles, we took a pancake with us, no appetizers. Cost including tip was over $80 for breakfast food.

MM
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 1ambience 5

Hi fabulous Boka group! We took a group from DRW and guests from our Austin office to lunch yesterday! 10/7-11:30am.
The food was great but had a poor service provider!😌
Thought you should know! Call me!
M

IP
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We enjoyed the restaurant very much. I took my girlfriend here for our anniversary and will definitely come back some day soon!

MH
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were married on the rooftop of Little Goat. We come back for an anniversary brunch every year. We are always very happy with the things we order. This time in particular our server was able to recommend one of his favorites and it has become one of our favorites as well. This dish was This Little Piggy Went to China. He described it as an explosion of flavor and every bite and he couldn’t have been more spot on.

KI
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Only downside...there APPEARS to be tons of parking on Randolph...but ALL of it is marked with no parking signs! You have to circle multiple times just to read/figure out whether you can or can't park in the many many open spots, only to find out...NOPE, you can't park in any of them. So you fork over $20 to valet so as to not miss your reservation.

OT
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Picky eaters were all happy :)

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything we tasted was excellent. The fried Brussels sprouts, the chili, the BACON were perfect. But my husband and my main dishes were the stars of the show. He got the reuben and I got This Little Piggy Went to China, and they were perfectly balanced, perfectly spiced, and made our mouths, our tummies, and our hearts happy. We were big fans and will definitely be back!

MO
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

A bit disappointed in wait time for seating with reservation and not provided seat choice when multiple options open. We were seated at a table when a party of the same amount of people arrived after us received a booth with a window (that was available when we were seated).

SK
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

The decor is lovely and the staff is always really nice. It was our first time taking kids, and they loved it too. It’s definitely family-friendly, and nice to have something in the city that the parents can enjoy.

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Thrilled to get a table on a Friday. The food is exceptional here - definitely the kind of place where I want to go back to try the remainder of the menu.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Very delicious food but too noisy. I cannot hear my party talking.

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