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Jailhouse Tavern

) #24 of 43 Restaurants in Orleans $$ - $$$ American, ,
28 West Rd, Orleans, MA 02653-3203
+1 508-255-5245
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good27%
  • Average31%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“veal orleans” (5 reviews)
“clam pie” (11 reviews)
“fish tacos” (15 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28 West Rd, Orleans, MA 02653-3203
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1 - 10 of 305 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here last year and it was wonderful...last night we returned and it's totally different. The menu has changed so if you're expecting a great selection of entrees go somewhere else. Our friend ordered the wedge salad: it came with tomatoes that looked like...More

Thank judyemer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the rustic look if this restaurant and the fact that it was attached to a brewery. Had a beer at brewery before dinner and listened to the live music at the lovely outdoor seating. Inside food was good and typical burgers, fish tacos, Caesar...More

1  Thank jaydub425
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a few year hiatus from eating at the Jailhouse, we decided to give it another try, based on the new menu and onsite brewery. Sadly, it was disappointing. The service was slow and unresponsive to the table's needs. We were given bread without plates,...More

1  Thank tamvitolins
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited recently as a second choice as another restaurant had too long of a wait and we are glad we did! Our waitress was attentive and knowledgeable with a great personality! The Blue Cheese Chips were crunchy and delicious. Two at our table opted...More

Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had been coming here for over twenty years and had always been very happy, but not this time. After waiting for almost two hours, we finally got a table. No longer do they have a full menu, but only a limited one with emphasis...More

3  Thank Lecano_FlStan43
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Limited food is offered at lunch in the brewpub as the restaurant is not open for lunch. Food in brewpub is just OK - appetizers and limited sandwiches. Food in the restaurant is hit or miss. Beer in the brewpub is very good.

1  Thank capec0dtraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a blast with our restaurant picks during our 1 week in Cape Cod Orelans area in June. The only exception was the Jailhouse Tavern. What a weird place. The water did not know his menu. We were asking if plate X was a...More

2  Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our waitress (Jen) was friendly, attentive and efficient. I had the Hog Island stout after Jen let me have a taste. Very good! Our entrees where cooked perfectly and the taste was outstanding. I had the Veal Orleans, which had scallops, lobster and a wonderful...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hadn't been to the Jailhouse for a long time, so thought we'd give it a try and see if they had updated their very old-timer menu. Well, they have but not necessarily for the better. The lobster mac and cheese must have been made...More

1  Thank jennifer2153
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The food and service are superior. The micro brewery out back with tables and games for the kids kept everyone entertained as well.

1  Thank Wayne S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 10:00
11:30 - 10:00
11:30 - 10:00
11:30 - 10:00
11:30 - 10:00
11:30 - 10:00
11:30 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 West Rd, Orleans, MA 02653-3203
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Orleans
  • Phone Number: +1 508-255-5245
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