Review: The Goat Bar & Kitchen shows glitter, substance in East Village | Dining

The Saturday-Sunday brunch menu is heavy on breakfast-style dishes, such as avocado tartine, omelets, scrambles and crepes. I have a feeling Breakfast in Paris ($15) is in our future. It includes poached eggs, avocado, bacon, goat cheese, croissant, baguette, jam and Nutella butter served on a board for sharing.

The bar menu includes 10 signature cocktails, six draft beers, eight bottles and cans and 24 wines (11 by the glass). Though the beer and wine selections are limited, the choices are good ones. It is, however, the cocktails that shine.

My wife had the Lucky Ducky, a tantalizing mix of peach vodka, peach liqueur, mango puree, lime and champagne. We now have a little rubber duck sitting on the dashboard of our automobile.

Jose was our bartender and part-time server, Chelsea was our primary server, and both were engaging, informative and efficient.

The dining room has appropriately spaced tables, as well as some sizable banquettes that can hold six or more diners. A comfortable patio with two big-screen televisions faces Third Street.

Live music is scheduled for Sunday brunch, and live music and DJs are booked on other days of the week. Children are welcome until 10 p.m., but the restaurant has a definite adult vibe. An eclectic group of young adults dominated the crowd when we were there.

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