Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July Billy Goat fans! We hope that you come out and see us at Navy Pier this year. They put on a spectacular fireworks show starting at about 9:30 PM.  There’s no better place to enjoy the show than at Billy Goat with a cheezborger and beer!



The Puck Drops Here!

Billy Goat Tavern on Madison is your place for watching the Blackhawks in the Stanley Cup Finals! After all, an original six Cup deserves an original bar!

Pre-game at the Billy Goat with a Horny Goat!


Send Sam on Goal Patrol!


Around here we take “You old goat” as a compliment.

Farewell Red Wings

It sure was a slap-shot in the face to learn that the Red Wings are moving to the Eastern Conference next season. We’ve really enjoyed the rivalry around here. After all, Billy Goat Tavern is the ORIGINAL Blackhawks bar. We opened directly across the street from the Chicago Stadium in 1934, the same year that…


An Indie Movie Star!

We recently had the pleasure of hosting Allie Loukas and crew at our Michigan Avenue location. They filmed a scene for Allie’s indie comedy “Like Father, Like Daughter”. Sam even made a cameo with the goat. Now it’s time to meet the star of the show – Billy Jr.!!!   No lettuce for our cheezborgers…only the…