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The Old Goat

2434 Eastern Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507-3632
+1 616-288-6976
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (17 reviews)
“goat” (54 reviews)
“jambalaya” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, German, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2434 Eastern Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507-3632
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch, decided to share a meat board. Several kinds (like 6?) of smoked and grilled sausage, pork belly and bacon with unusual dipping sauces....we LOVED this! So smoky good and SO much...plenty for two people to share! And then I happpened to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Shelly L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We finally got around to eating here for lunch. It was a somewhat hipster menu, but the food is well prepared and tasty. This is not a place for simple comfort food. It is clean, with a slightly quirky atmosphere. Give it a try!

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am not giving this place 5 round things because I can not remember why I liked this place. If I love a place, I usually remember why. I do remember the food was good and the service was fine. The ambiance was about right...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Russ H
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Tried to get breakfast across the street (Real Food). 30 minute wait for eggs. Saw this across street. Friends had eaten here and mentioned it in past. A Sunday, and they were open so we tried it out, figuring we’d have to have something other...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Engigeek
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

I had the French toast with peaches in whiskey sauce. Excellent. The waitress was attentive and friendly. Live jazz music was a very nice addition.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mimidiner
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We arrived at about 2:00 on a cloudy, cool weekday for a late lunch. We were promptly seated by a friendly host. As soon as we were seated I realized it was drafty in the middle of the front dining area. When our server arrived,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Sooz1954
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I originally went here looking for a tasty taco. Ended up trying some of the other food and it was surprisingly very good. Would love to go back the next time I leave the Flint area. Old Goat you are good restaurant!!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank frankagostinelli
Reviewed 2 October 2018

My wife and I went out to dinner at the Old Goat restaurant in the Alger Heights area. She had shrimp and grits while I had the Corn Baller. Both were excellent and we ended our meal with a peach biscuit desert that was fantastic....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MaculMan
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

First time here. Such a fun variety of food! salads, unique sandwiches & great entrees to choose from. Our group had the Corn Ballers, shrimp & Grits Etouffee Chumbawumbajambalaya, unlimited soup & old goat grilled cheese combo ($10). All delicious! The corn baller was not...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank connies966
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

The brunch options in Grand Rapids are a endless and a bit overwhelming. You will always have the perfect experience at The Old Goat. The menus isn’t the only spectacular thing about this place, cool barrel lighting, live music and to top it off the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank BRK83
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1 August 2015|
Response from Dick A | Reviewed this property |
The menu online is the one that they were using.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2434 Eastern Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507-3632
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 616-288-6976
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