Girl & the Goat

Row 1

809 W Randolph St (at Halsted St)
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 492-6262
New American
Mon–Thu, Sun: 4:30 PM–11:00 PM Fri–Sat: 4:30 PM–Midnight

Stephanie Izard’s West Loop restaurant Girl & the Goat (across the street from her other hot-spots Little Goat Diner and Little Goat Bread) is popular with chefs and locals alike. The sense of community and comfort are widely apparent, from the soundtrack of pop and rock hits playing in the background to the broad, communal bar table. Dishes like locally grown roasted beets with green beans, white anchovies, avocado crème fraîche, and breadcrumbs; escargot ravioli with bacon and tamarind-miso sauce; and duck tongue, tuna, and black bean poke with crispy wontons and piri piri are just part of the reason why Top Chef’s Season Four winner Izard won the James Beard Foundation’s Best Chef accolades in 2013.

— Arthur Bovino, 101 Best Restaurants, April 1, 2015

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Be sure to order at least one of the breads on the menu to start your meal. You can't go wrong.
Thu, 07/08/2010 - 19:21
Sure it's tough to get in, but Stephanie Izard's hamachi crudo with crisp pork belly; pappardelle with goat, pork and veal sugo; and intricate veggie dishes make it worth the wait. [Eater 38 Member]
Tue, 01/11/2011 - 15:14
The green beans are ah-maaazing.
Wed, 09/08/2010 - 16:52
Try the chocolate bouchon from our 100 Best list: Stephanie Izard successfully incorporates foie gras as a decadent marshmallow fluff alongside a moist chocolate cake.
Time Out Chicago
Tue, 12/06/2011 - 11:22
Top Chef winner Stephanie Izards New American offers a bit of everything. We recommend making a reservation.
Thu, 11/17/2011 - 11:55
go out of your comfort zone and try everything on the menu
Mon, 08/08/2011 - 13:19
Pan fried shishito peppers are not to be missed. So money.
Fri, 08/06/2010 - 15:33
The smoked goat pizza is insanely awesome
Mon, 07/12/2010 - 19:05
You know how there are only reservations at like 4:30 and 11? Well, that's because the experience is so freakin' awesome that there's nothing else left. Try the green beans, and never skip the bread.
Scott Kleinberg
Sat, 05/04/2013 - 15:23
Dining critic @dropkickjeffy says the soft-shell crab over an elote-inspired mix of lime-spritzed sweet corn kernels in a chili aoli is a small-plate stunner.
Chicago magazine
Tue, 08/16/2011 - 13:01
Sit down, give yourself a good two hours because you're in for a ride. Get some breads and oysters to start. Then the green beans. My god the green beans are like crack! Then plow trough the menu
Sat, 05/28/2011 - 14:53
Don't leave without eating both goat and oysters. Amazing.
Fri, 11/11/2011 - 14:40
Food was inventive and tasty but the place does tend to take itself a tad too seriously. I got bored and left before getting desert. Spoiler alert - apple pie at next door Haymarket is to-die-for.
Tue, 09/10/2013 - 16:28
Kohlrabi salad, scallops, tempura soft shell crap and shrimp cheviche are must haves!
Thu, 08/01/2013 - 17:20
Everything about Girl and the Goat is amazing.
Sat, 10/15/2011 - 06:56
Mon, 06/27/2011 - 19:07
Pig = Heaven
Sat, 03/19/2011 - 15:59
Hate to be a party pooper but was not impressed with this place. The food is extremely salty and they cant change / alter any item .The staff while nice, really could not handle the no-salt request an
Fri, 10/08/2010 - 05:51
Come hungry! This place is f@@@ AMAZING! Favorite dishes, the Pigs face, the goat liver mousse, the Crisp braised pork and Goat neck. The meat falls off the bone so easily and every bite is delightful
Sun, 02/01/2015 - 21:49
Toss up between the green beans and the broccoli. Bolder smoke flavors for broccoli and subtle (onion) crack addicting flavors of the Green beans.
Sat, 10/12/2013 - 17:22
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