While in Chicago.. we had to eat at Billy Goat Tavern. It didn't disappoint. The burger was awesome.
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A local icon with average food that has far outlived its cultish identity, the ORD outlet is basic and average. The basic hot dog for $2.95 is the best bargain. Fixins including relish, mustard, pickles, and onions can be heaped on. Limited Tap Beers and...More
I grew up in Chicago knowing of the Famous Billy Goat. I stopped in at their Ohare location on a layover. I ordered a Double Cheese Burger and some Cheese Fries. The patties of meat are so thin it takes two to get a 1/4...More
Stopped here for 3 hr layover. Decided I would have a real breakfast with eggs, toast, sausage, hash browns and coffee. The food was cheap as mentioned by others but mine was tasteless! I was surprised the lines were long....maybe they did not get the...More
Now that I've been here and checked if off my list, don't think I'll be coming back. Food was ok, drinks were standard - place was packed (which made sense as it was after a basketball game). Nothing special, just went for the experience.
Apparently this is a famous place. I hope that is because of the background story, because the cheeseburgers were decent at best. Go at least double or triple. I missed some lettuce and stuff on the burgers, but then again they were almost for free....More
If you are going to eat here, do not get the single burger. It is all bread, no meat. The patties are super thin, so I suggest getting the double or the triple. The flavor is average, but there is an interesting history about the...More
Excellent?? Airport food? Well this rating is compared to the local competition, not the 5 star steak house in the city!!! Searching for somthing different in O'Hare. What a great surprise! I previously lived in Chicago and seeing the O'Hare location as an alternative to...More
Yeah sure it's famous because of the SNL skit, and it's fun to tell your friends you went to the Billy Goat Tavern. And true, they don't serve fries only chips. But, the burger was average at best. Cheap mind you!