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The Goat

€€ - €€€American, ,
142 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4019
+1 603-590-4628
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good17%
  • Average25%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“chilli” (2 reviews)
“onion rings” (2 reviews)
“burger” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
142 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wonderful atmosphere and friendly staff. After bad service at Thirsty Moose we decided to try this place. Glad we did! Food was good and I was able to see my fantasy football players.

Thank kev58fields
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wandered in for breakfast when the wait at the Friendly Toast down the street was more than an hour. Really funky breakfast menu with lots of choices. We started with a "breakfast appetizer" of a bucket of bacon with maple sriracha dipping sauce. Everyone...More

Thank 11kiki11
Reviewed 1 week ago

I travel for business on a weekly basis and always looking for something local to have a nice sit down dinner area. Doesn't matter what the place looks like or what kind of customers it brings in, but it needs to understand the service area...More

Thank Open-minded_Hotelier
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mid day and walking by. We saw the sign "2 for 1 priced burgers" so we went in. Fun menu with all sorts of stuff on burgers -- fried egg was not for me. We all enjoyed our burgers and $7 draft beers. Burgers are...More

Thank travelingteacher51
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit, and will probably be our last. Nothing horrible happened, but the food was mediocre at best and the service was fine since it was really busy but it was a long time in between coming to the table and after...More

Thank Alicia B
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Had a great cheeseburger and fries. Average age of clientele seemed about 30 (and they appeared to be having a great time). Street parking is very limited. Paid Parking available in public lot about 200 feet away. Staff is very friendly and attentive. Large bar....More

Thank Joe R
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

I got the Fatty Melt, a burger with mac n cheese and bacon. It was incredible. Gooey, cheesy, crispy bacon, YUM! It came with a huge portion of crispy good tots. All our burgers were great, and the nachos were great too. A bunch of...More

Thank derek p
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We came for dinner on a Friday night and although the place was busy we didn’t have to wait!! The food was awesome. I had the the sticky burger which had peanut butter and bacon on it and I loved it. The serve breakfast all...More

Thank summertimefun1234
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Wife and I went out for a quick bite to eat. We got in quickly and service was right on point. Food was excellent as always. The kitchen staff have yet to disappoint. The fried pickles and Jalapeños are a nice change from the standard...More

Thank timothye53
Reviewed 15 August 2018

The Goat is a trendy burger spot great for a casual choice with kiddos or friends. Bar atmosphere with a very large bar right in the middle almost like the restaurant was an after thought. Thinking that the industrial chairs look ok but the Chairs...More

Thank 326dianag
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 142 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4019
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-590-4628
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