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Billy Goat Tavern

500 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2005
+1 202-783-2123
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good37%
  • Average29%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“hash browns” (9 reviews)
“burgers” (15 reviews)
“double burger” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
500 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2005
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Awsome snack open late got qusidilla great mixed crowd suites to silly’s great nice bread sasage egg cheese sandwich

Thank 90jant
Reviewed 3 days ago

I heard about the "cheeseborgers" here, so stopped by to try one. I ordered a double cheeseburger. I'm not a huge fan of small patties, but the beef flavor was good. I ordered mine with bacon and tomato. The burger and fries were both tasty...More

Thank surfercharlie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I work near the Billy Goat Tavern (BGT) and enjoy the atmosphere. BGT has the best drink prices in the neighborhood.

Thank Chentastic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is typical neighborhood cafe style food... eggs, hash browns, toast... you know what i mean. we had a bunch of kids so it was great that they could get simple things like scrambled eggs and toast. they all thought it was quite funny going...More

Thank eric b
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

DC Billy Goat sometimes gets a bad rap. Take it from a native Chicagoan, this is a goat! Simple food and drink at a good price. Looking for something fancy...keep steping. Love the single cheese with bacon. One of the cheapest and good breakfasts on...More

Thank jhetzel0937
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Not many people are going to remember the Billy Goat Tavern is based off a SNL skit. The hamburgers are pretty greasy

Thank Joel M
Reviewed 11 December 2017

when I stay at the Liaison Capitol Hill. BGT is conveniently located across the street from Liaison, it only takes a minute to walk there. The breakfast staff is friendly and hardworking. Most breakfast plates will cost you around $6; very reasonable and affordable. The...More

Thank jybarra75
Reviewed 27 November 2017

I wouldn't say the best resteraunt but its good if you're in a rush. Staff are relitavley friendly. be nice

Thank Ray X
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Stayed at a hotel nearby for a wedding, stopped in a couple times. I lived in Chicago for 10 years, and it doesn't have quite the charm (or tobacco-tinged patina) of the original on Lower Michigan in Chicago, but it looks a lot like their...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 31 October 2017

This was a relief spot we found after walking up from the Capitol. We needed a bathroom and a place to get two drinks, luckily we found this corner spot. We took the drinks outside and enjoyed the weather before heading over to the Irish...More

Thank James S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2005
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-783-2123
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