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Girl & the Goat

4.8
4.8
12240 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
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. Reservations are encouraged for our dining room, our lounge and bar are always available for walk-ins, nomads, adventurers, and those of you who don’t like to plan. Please note: a 3% surcharge will be added to each guest check to ensure health and medical benefits for all of our valued full time team members.

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2 people

10:30 PM


Booked 158 times today
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Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary American, Tapas / Small Plates, Comfort Food

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 4:30 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:30 pm–11:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (312) 492-6262

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Stephanie Izard

  • Private party facilities

    A Stephanie Izard Restaurant

  • Private party contact

    our Event Sales Manager: (312) 492-6262

  • Neighborhood

    West Loop

  • Cross street

    Halsted

  • Parking details

    Street parking available. Valet is located at 820 W Randolph St.

  • Public transit

    #8 Halsted Bus at Randolph

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 12,240 people are saying

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Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

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  • Chicago / Illinois

    Contemporary American

  • Chicago / Illinois

    Most Booked

  • Chicago

    Contemporary American

  • Chicago

    Most Booked

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  1. CP

    CatherineP

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful service, food, ambiance!
  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Absolutely amazing. Every dish was spectacular and so different. Hadn't been in a few years and it was even better than I remembered.
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Family trip to Chicago
  4. r

    rtpiv

    Atlanta

    343 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    343 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    One of the best restaurants I have been to anywhere in the world for a while. It was fun, the food was outstanding, the service was excellent and it had a great vibe to it. I have wanted to go there for years and finally made it. My only regret was not getting there sooner.
  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Ordered a total of 10 dishes - appetizers, seafood, meat and veggies. Everything was fantastic! The standouts were the string beans, butternut squash, goat liver mousse, pork shank, chili chicken, and skirt steak.
  6. A

    Abbycaddy

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Best meal of my very well traveled husbands life! I have been dreaming of the food since my last visit to Chicago and it did not disappoint.
  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Really accommodating and kind staff! Our waitress was great and explained all the items in so much detail!
  8. M

    Marko

    Chicago

    77 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    77 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Excellent food and service but conversation is challenging given the background music.
  9. AB

    AmyB

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Creative, inspired food and a brilliant staff that really made it a special occasion.
  10. MO

    MattO

    Los Angeles

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall3food2service3ambience2
    Yes. Its a thing to get in. The decor is architecturally stunning. Staff super friendly but honestly....a bit over hyped. Loud loud loud. Impossible to have a conversation. The food. Interesting. Super salty. Server lovely. All staff wasnwa and welcoming. Main Server needed to return to check in a bit.
  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall3food3service5ambience4
    Service was impeccable. Oysters, green beans, drinks were ok. Naan, hummus & halibut were subíme.
  12. a

    agirlhasnoname

    Kansas City

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The server and
  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The best food in Chicago!
  14. SD

    SuzanneD

    Denver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything we ate was amazing. We were lucky enough to get to sit facing the cooks. The cooks were charming and interesting.
  15. A

    Andy

    Western NC

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall3food4service3ambience3
    While the food and drinks were good, the service was lacking a welcoming energy, and the restaurant was very loud.
  16. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazinggg food definitely will be back
  17. MD

    MatthewD

    Chicago

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is restaurant is phenomenal. Tapas style and all sorts of options. The Halibut was amazing and the skirt steak was awesome! We did have to wait a bit for our reservation but no big deal. Highly recommend this spot.
  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Pittsburgh

    21 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing food. So much flavor in every bite. Tables are a little bit too close together but other than that no complains. Food comes out as it is prepared which I personally really enjoyed.
  19. GR

    GeoRocks

    El Paso

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It’s a sharable plate experience.
  20. MS

    MichelleS

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall1food3service2ambience2
    Disappointing:( 3 months to get a reservation, $$$$$$ and just disappointing overall. I went to girl and the goat 10 yrs ago and it was fantastic. Not going again and would not recommend.
  21. RM

    RobM

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Great food! Great service! The dishes we had were amazing.
  22. L

    Lifesaver615

    Nashville

    52 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    52 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    One of the best meals I’ve eaten in Chicago and worth a visit. 3 of us tried several plates: the crispy chicken, lamb ribs, and pig face were standouts, but we also enjoyed the green beans, cheese plate, and lamb belly. Nothing but excellent, well balanced, and delicious flavors in each dish. The menu is interesting and refined. Just a lovely evening overall. Thank you Goat team!
  23. g

    greenequeen

    Orlando

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I am such a big fan of Stefanie from top chef, so this restaurant has been on my wish list for many years. We are from FL and had to go when we made it to Chicago finally! We are not adventurous eaters nor foodies by any means but tried everything we never thought we could! The chick pea fritters were incredible! The pork shank was to die for! And Chris our server was the nicest and attentive! Highly recommend going! Will definitely try all her other restaurants next time in town
  24. HA

    HALS

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It's fun to pick up 4-7 dishes per visit. I will be back.
  25. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Mexico City

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall3food3service2ambience2
    Food was acceptable, not the best service and it was very loud
  26. JV

    JonathanV

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We were in town for a short trip to Chicago and, I’ve been such a fan of Stephanie’s since her winning season on Top Chef, I was so excited to try Girl & the Goat. The entire meal was spectacular. While we were a table of two, I did make sure we tried everything we could knowing it’s a pretty vast menu for just two people. We had the tomato and stone fruit salad, the green beans, the goat empanadas, the steak, and the popcorn dessert and all of it was perfect. I wish we could have eaten more, but there was no room left! The restaurant is really efficient. Tables getting turned over and seated with the next party in less than 5 minutes (if that!). We cannot wait to come back. Make a reservation and go eat at Girl & the Goat as soon as you can!
  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Charleston

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food and service was excellent! Highly recommend! 💯
  28. KA

    KAD13

    Seattle

    4 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall3food3service3ambience3
    We used to be huge fans of this place, but 2 of the 5 dishes we got frankly were inedible. Warning: do not get the chicken.
  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Diego

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lucy was the best server we have had in years; knowledgeable, friendly and a pleasure to talk with!
  30. T

    Tami

    Milwaukee

    16 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on August 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Love the goat! We plan our trips around a res here!
  31. CD

    ClarkD

    Chicago

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on August 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was excellent. A definite must go back.
  32. KB

    KatherineB

    Chicago

    14 reviews

    3.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on August 11, 2022

    overall3food2service2ambience5
    I have been a loyal fan of all the girl and the goat restaurants for many years, but I feel like the quality and service is not what it used to be. The vibes are there but the food was really disappointing.
  33. AP

    AnnaP

    Chicago

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 11, 2022

    overall4food5service3ambience4
    Dinner was great. However, was sat 45 minutes after my reservation time. For food this expensive and a place this nice, I find that unacceptable. The reservation was already on the later side, and guests in my party had work early the next morning. Was given free dessert for my trouble but in my opinion more should have been done. Food was still excellent, though very small portions. I would probably go back, just not in a party larger than 4, as you may have to wait even if you made your reservation over a month in advance.
  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our waiter was absolutely amazing in guiding our choices and answering questions — and he took great care of us. The food was incredible, and the menu offered many options for the gluten intolerant.
  35. s

    smallry

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience2
    The food is fabulous and very reasonably priced. wonderfully prepared and the service was so attentive and helpful. Chris really guided us through the menu in a way that left us with a memorable experience.
  36. SO

    SuzyO

    Chicago

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on August 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful drinks and delicious tapas-style food. Loved everything - particularly the empanadas and the halibut. Lively atmosphere. Best to come with a group so you can share multiple dishes.
  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Antonio

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Absolutely amazing every time we go! Service, food, and ambiance were all exceptional. Highly recommend to everyone! And for all the people saying it's pricey- welcome to the neighborhood! It's well worth every penny.
  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Loved every bite of every plate!
  39. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fuimos en familia , niños y adultos, a todos nos encantó la comida, sabores y combinaciones muy diferentes y espectaculares, totalmente recomendable!
  40. BM

    BrittanyM

    Orange County

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This was hands down the best food I’ve ever had, service was fantastic and atmosphere was super fun!

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Girl & the Goat is rated 4.8 stars by 12240 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

10:30 PM


Booked 158 times today
Google Map for Girl & the Goat

809 W Randolph, Chicago, IL 60607

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Halsted

  • Neighborhood

    West Loop

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 4:30 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:30 pm–11:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary American, Tapas / Small Plates, Comfort Food

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Street parking available. Valet is located at 820 W Randolph St.

  • Public transit

    #8 Halsted Bus at Randolph

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Stephanie Izard

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (312) 492-6262

  • Private party facilities

    A Stephanie Izard Restaurant

  • Private party contact

    our Event Sales Manager: (312) 492-6262

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