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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 good36%
  • Average29%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Bar
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500 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2005
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1 - 10 of 188 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was really hungry after a full day of training and then walking around. Couldn’t find anything reasonably priced and we had tour reservations that night. We decided to grab a bite here. If you want a god strong drink, average bar eats, and entertainment...More

Thank micaelajara
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We grabbed a bite to eat after the fireworks on July 4. It was not crowded but took a really long time. Basic food, cheap, good price on beer. Very dive-y. More of a good place to meet for a brew. Seating is limited.

Thank 326reneew
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The Billy Goat is a good place to grab breakfast or lunch before you head out to see the city sights. They are also open late most days to grab a late night snack. The burgers are really good (get at least a double). The...More

Thank X3185DLkarenb
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Food was average, but it was a very hot weekend and there was no air conditioning. Limited indoor seating. Basic grilled burgers, ham and cheese, hot dogs -- with fires.

Thank pjrobb
Reviewed 27 June 2017

I used to pop round to this pub for a beer and a hot dog when I was staying at the Phoenix Park. Got both and met some interesting people. Would definitely go back.

Thank Passepartout_888
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Went here after a long day of business, I drank wine - they have red & white. It was fine though. We sat outside and enjoyed the nice weather. Nothing fancy.

Thank Christy M
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

If you want a drink after visiting all the tourist spots this is an easy walk. They had a limited number of beer on tap but what they had was decent. The food is meh-I got a grilled cheese sandwich. Good but nothing too exciting.

Thank P4052ZSlisae
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We ate lunch at the Billy Goat Tavern with the family and the meal was ok. It's a small establishment and all right for a quick lunch. The outdoor seating by the fountain is nice.

Thank Inka335
Reviewed 15 April 2017

If you're ever in the area you have to stop by and get a grilled cheese from this place! I was visiting family and we stumbled upon this gem, everyone agreed that it was the BEST grilled cheese ever!

Thank Bryce C
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Stayed at DC for two nights across the street. Billy Goat Tavern was the right choice for our breakfast. Went there twice. Delicious omelets! Not too fancy, just very comfortable, like your hometown place. Definitely recommend.

Thank AJ095
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Friday
7:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
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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