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Grumpy Goat Tavern

875 Sports Way, Elgin, IL 60123-7106
+1 847-931-5950
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“candied bacon” (8 reviews)
“goat” (5 reviews)
“jambalaya” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cajun & Creole, American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
875 Sports Way, Elgin, IL 60123-7106
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, and really great cocktails. Always wanted to try some whiskey drinks, and this was the perfect place to try them out. Waitress was very helpful in assisting us, as was the bartender.

Thank Getmysuitcase
Susan F, Manager at Grumpy Goat Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

You are right! With over 60 bourbons and whiskeys, Grumpy Goat Tavern was the perfect place to try something new. We are so happy that you enjoyed your food and drink. Thank you for stopping by and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were able to experience this place because our friends had their wedding rehearsal dinner there. The menu was obviously crafted specifically for this event, so I can't speak to the full menu, but everything we were offered, our table was pleased with. Some of...More

1  Thank kldj13
Susan F, Manager at Grumpy Goat Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so pleased that you enjoyed Grumpy Goat Tavern. Yes, you are correct, the rehearsal dinner was picked specifically for your gathering by the host. As we get closer to warmer weather and the patio opening, the picturesque view becomes even more beautiful. Thank...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The crayfish creole and jambalaya were fantastic! Only one or two choices for vegetarians, but what they offer is good. The wine list was adequate, but the beer list was most impressive. The dining room is paneled and comfortable, and the view out over the...More

Thank Cheryl W
Susan F, Manager at Grumpy Goat Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so pleased you enjoyed your meal. Thank you for you making Grumpy Goat Tavern a part of your special evening!

Reviewed 4 March 2018

We went at 5:30 on a Saturday night and didn’t need a reservation for the dining room, however, the quaint bar area with tv,s, a fireplace and views of the golf course was packed. The variety of food was awesome. Everything was fresh and new...More

Thank all4relaxation
Susan F, Manager at Grumpy Goat Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

So happy you enjoyed Grumpy Goat Tavern. Thank you for stopping by and taking time for your review. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 20 February 2018

Went here for the first time and really liked it. Some unique foods - famous for their daily special flatbread and soup and unique deviled eggs. Everything we had was gourmet, even the burger. Interesting craft beer on tap, many that rotate. Able to get...More

Thank BRIAN22Algonquin
Susan F, Manager at Grumpy Goat Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

We are thrilled that you enjoyed your visit to Grumpy Goat Tavern. Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 4 February 2018

I really enjoyed the atmosphere. The room was well lit and even though it was winter the view of the golf course was stunning. Their menu was excellent. The wait staff were friendly and really took care of us. IT was a very enjoyable experience...More

Thank Juanita213
Susan F, Manager at Grumpy Goat Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to Grumpy Goat Tavern. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Picked up take-out here for a friend in nearby rehab who was tired of institutional food. This little gem was a welcomed relief for her. We both throughly enjoyed the Classic Crawfish Étoufée, that had plenty of spice and wickedly delicious! I also got the...More

Thank PattiHunt
Susan F, Manager at Grumpy Goat Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know that you enjoyed your meal. Hopefully we will see you in the near future when you have time to enjoy more of the many choices we have to offer at Grumpy Goat Tavern.

Reviewed 15 January 2018

Tried the Goat on New Years Day. Excellent service! Menu has a lot of good choices. Hard to pick just a couple. Had the Mini Tinga Tacos and a bowl of gumbo for our appetizer. Very good. I picked the CBLT sandwich with cajun fries...More

Thank Faith P
Susan F, Manager at Grumpy Goat Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed Grumpy Goat tavern and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Grumpy Goat Tavern is a fun place to eat, drink and relax. Whether your coming in from a round of golf, or just looking for a place to grab a bite, this place has good food and friendly staff. The view of the golf course...More

Thank Ibskuuter
Susan F, Manager at Grumpy Goat Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

We are so happy you enjoy Grumpy Goat Tavern. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 December 2017

I will start by saying my server was great. the place had service . food was a solid a+. Good for family

Thank boylstonman
Susan F, Manager at Grumpy Goat Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time for your review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit to Grumpy Goat Tavern and hope to see you again soon!

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Response from Allane W | Reviewed this property |
Thank you to all for your service. Grumpy Goat is a wonderful, relaxing place to meet and eat ~ especially if the weather is nice and your group can be seated on the patio. The indoor facilities are excellent, with good... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 20:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 875 Sports Way, Elgin, IL 60123-7106
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Elgin
  • Phone Number: +1 847-931-5950
Description
We offer a wide range of items and infused some of them with Cajun/Creole flair. Our chef prides himself on our house made recipes with menu items made fresh daily. We have appetizers, salads, soups, burgers, signature sandwiches, chicken, pasta & seafood which all pair nicely with our signature beverages. From our extensive bourbon and whiskey list to wines and craft beer, we are confidident we have something for everyone.
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