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Girl & The Goat

809 W. Randolph St. (N. Halstead St.) Send to Phone
"Top Chef" Stephanie Izard dishes up oft-surprising, funky fare at her hopping West Loop haunt.


Dinner nightly
Open late Fri.-Sat.
  • Valet parking
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Full bar
  • Reservations suggested

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Girl & The Goat, Chicago, IL

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Girl & The Goat Restaurant Review

About the restaurant and d├ęcor: Chef Stephanie Izard --- winner of the fourth season of "Top Chef" --- partnered with Boka Restaurant Group's Rob Katz and Kevin Boehm (GT Fish & Oyster, Balena, The J. Parker, etc.) on this fashionably unassuming West Loop eatery. Rustic details --- including brick and burlap colored walls, vintage ceramic tiles and Edison light bulbs --- meet a frequently changing, sharable menu that's categorized by meat, fish and vegetable dishes; most all reveal unexpected twists and turns.

About the food and drinks: Start with the warm marinated olives, chickpea fritters, kohlrabi salad or escargot ravioli with bacon and tamarind sauce. The restaurant's namesake, too, appears in ways you may not expect. For example, there's the goat carpaccio with smoked trout roe and olive-maple vinaigrette. Desserts are every bit as off-kilter-tasty, so grab a seat next to the kitchen line to watch the frenetic action, and indulge in chocolate cake with shiitake gelato. You'll find local beers on draft, as well as craft cocktails and a short list of wines by the glass. For something more casual, check out Izard's Little Goat Diner or Duck Duck Goat.

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