The following is an excerpt from Rick Kogan’s book “A Chicago Tavern. A Goat, a Curse, and the American Dream.” Bill Murray is hungry and that is why we are walking toward one of the Goat’s red-and-white-checkered tables. He is here in June 1999 to promote a book he has written, Cinderella Story: My Life in…Details
We have the perfect day planned out for you. On Saturday, August 15th or Sunday, August 16th (or both!), head on down to Navy Pier. Grab some breakfast at Billy Goat Tavern. Save your receipt! Take it over to the Tall Ship Windy and buy a tickets for a cruise leaving anytime between 10am and…Details
It’s baaaaack! The annual Chicago Air & Water Show is back at Chicago’s lakefront this weekend. With a lineup featuring greats such as the US Navy Blue Angels, the US Army Parachute Team Golden Knights, and new this year, the Breitling Jet Team. Check out Facebook or the website for the most up-to-date info on…Details
After a tough day at work, you can’t beat a hot burger, a cold beer, and a great bartender.
Folks have been stopping here after work even when there wasn’t any.
Billy Goat. Chicago’s after-work tavern since 1934.
Around the time Billy Sianis opened the Billy Goat Inn, miles away his nephew, Sam Sianis, was born in a little village in Greece. He would grow to become a strong, dedicated, loyal, and hardworking adult. At 19 years old, he would take those attributes to pursue a life in America working with his Uncle…Details
Billy Goat Tavern is getting ready to wrap up the summer with some great music festivals. We will be at North Coast Music Festival and Jazz Fest labor day weekend! Be sure to get your cheezborger and listen to some great tunes. Jazz Fest runs from Thursday, September 3rd – Sunday, September 6th. Admission is…Details
Thank you Governor Scott Walker for stopping by Billy Goat Tavern.
Good luck on the campaign trail!
Billy Goat Tavern is excited to partner with our friends across the pier! There are two ways to save. Before you set sail – Show your Billy Goat receipt from our Navy Pier location and receive $5 off your Tall Ship Windy ticket. After you dock – Show your ticket stub from your ride on…Details
Billy Goat Tavern is headed to the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park. Union Park is located at located at 1501 Randolph. The main gate for the event is located on Ashland Avenue, between Washington Boulevard and Lake Street. There is NO LONGER a smaller gate located at the east end of Washington Boulevard. For…Details