Little Goat

4.7
3991 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.

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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Washington DC
13 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Horrible noise level and not the place for dinner. We left without eating! Being in the food biz this is very rare for us to do.

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TP
Kent
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 4

Booked a table seat and got a counter seat. No apology or explanation.

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SV
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Could offer more vegan options but the food was excellent.

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GH
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

just amazing...biscuits and gravy...korean burger...hummus..french toast...foodie diner mecca

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E
Chicago
24 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 3food 5service 5ambience 3

Little Goat is a fine restaurant; good food and service. A little too expensive, a little too noisy to have a conversation. We were there for breakfast, so the noise level did not add to some sense of "party" or "excitement" that some might want in bar scene. It was just annoying.
The food was good and I will try one more time.

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

Amazing brunch! Large menu including vegan and dairy free options. Service was top notch.

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JM
Columbus
12 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Little Goat Diner's creative takes on classic items make it a delicious destination. The food and service address great, and the atmosphere is very fun and casual. Definitely get the crumpets!

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AF
Miami
24 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place is freaking awesome. From Miami and try and get to Girl & Goat and Little Goat every time I'm in Chicago which is frequently. The food is not only amazing, it is truly unique. This is an absolute must-go for Breakfast or Brunch

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IQ
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 2

iNFORMAL RESTAURANT WITH DIFFERENT MEAL CHOICES, GENEROUS PORTIONS.

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JJ
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Super helpful with allergies - dairy, egg, soy, nuts, and gluten - they checked on everything and made it really easy. Also, the food is delicious.

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J
Phoenix
27 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We really enjoyed this upscale dinner.

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KY
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 2

I think most people enjoy it
We went for lunch. By the time you pay the valet (as couldn’t find street parking) and the food, it was expensive for lunch. The food was good. The noise level is extremely high, so not a good place if you want to converse. I am more interested in healthy food and many choices are pretty calorie laden. There is a veggie burger option, although I decided to have eggs.

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HF
London
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

I love the fusion aspect of their dishes. We had the bibimbop, pork belly fries, and the little piggy. I recommend all three! Pork belly was crispy, the fries were delicious, being soft on the inside, crisp on the outside, and the sausage in the little piggy had a nice kick. I just wish there were more veggies with the little piggy but since we got the bibimbop I was able to get them. Would love to go for their lunch menu next time.

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CF
Chicago
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous experience! Everyone enjoyed their meal. Love this place. Definitely going back soon.

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A
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

Food was amazing! Great low key mother’s day brunch. Can’t wait to go back!

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Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful food! Noise level lively but could easily converse. Genuine, friendly service. Great place for Mothers Day Brunch.

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h
San Francisco
10 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was fabulous!

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KJ
Chicago
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Little Goat is wonderful! I took a friend from out of town for lunch here. We wanted something that's pretty 'Chicago' without having too much of an influencer vibe. This was great! We loved the food and the staff was so friendly and interactive with us!

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PD
Denver
14 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Slight improved twist on the standard breakfast. Appeal of place aided by celebrity chef owner of Girl & Goat. Service average. Best to book as popular.

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SG
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love Little Goat. The waitstaff is always so fantastic and the food just makes me HAPPY. It’s one of my favorite comfy places in the West Loop.

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OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

Girls trip.

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OT
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was delicious but the highlights were the pork belly fries and crab dip which we had with the bacon Gouda toast. Drinks were solid. Can’t wait to return!

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A
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Shrimp noodles quite possibly one of the best noodle dishes I have ever had. All of the food was very good. Liked the pork tonkatsu sandwich as well.

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JE
Milwaukee
5 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

The home fries with pork belly were amazing. The chai was undrinkable. The service was a bit neglectful but friendly. Overall a positive experience, but i wouldn't go with a time constraint, or while thirsty.

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DC
Chicago
1 review
Dined on May 8, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Had a great experience at Little Goat Diner! Our server had great recommendations and I enjoyed every bit of food! Will definitely be coming back!

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j
Chicago
50 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

We loved our lunch! The service was great, and everything on the menu sounded good! The pork belly pancake was awesome! Not a fan of the goat burger, but I will definitely be back to try a different burger. Dessert was delish

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CK
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on May 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We’ve had breakfast here several times and it’s always delicious. Really fun place with an interesting and delicious spin on breakfast

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RH
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on May 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Late lunch after the Shedd Aquarium.

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LB
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on May 5, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Great neighborhood diner!

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TD
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on May 5, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

Really appreciated the full menus for dairy intolerance and gluten intolerance. My friend was able to enjoy a chocolate shake (sorbet and coconut milk) for the first time in years. Our server was a little forgetful and slow, but the food was good.

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JR
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on May 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Every bite of each of our sandwiches was delicious! Each ingredient was thoughtfully selected, and the balance of flavors and textures was perfect. We were only able to eat half of our entrees, so we could save room for dessert. We had the butterscotch pie, which was also perfectly balanced and delicious.
it was a little to loud for our taste, but the ambiance was very nice. Our sever was very friendly, if a bit rushed.
We'll have to come back, because I saw many more items to try.

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OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Casual tasty interesting fusion food. We had to add one more person to the reservation and they were very accommodating

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PR
San Antonio
3 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 1food 2service 3ambience 4

The name of restaurant is deceiving as we expected the menu to have meals mostly having goat but that wasn’t the case. Otherwise it’s okay!

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OD
Orlando
3 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Little goat was a cute, casual restaurant with great food and one of the best milkshakes ever (we had cookies, cookies, and more cookies). Will definitely go back when we come to Chicago again.

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C
1 review
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Food was incredible. I had the cauliflower rice bi bim bop breakfast bowl. Great option if you're dairy-free. The mushrooms were incredible, and the bacon added a really nice crunch. Overall excellent. The not Chinese broccoli was excellent too. 10/10 for food, but definitely keep in mind that this is a LOUD restaurant. Don't go if you're trying to catch up with people you haven't seen in a while because you'll end up screaming.

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OT
Orlando
1 review
Dined on May 2, 2019
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 2

Horrible service. Took 35 minutes to get a menu and water and that is because we went and found someone. Had to continually ask and find someone to take our order and then also to get the check at the end.

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C
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Just an amazing place with great food that doesn’t disappoint. A good value especially for the quality of food!

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S
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Little Goat is always awesome. Fat Elvis Waffle is the bomb.

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C
Chicago
37 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Very accommodating to special requests- changed booth, special meal

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OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 29, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

Food is too salty , overpowering quality

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