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Jailhouse Tavern

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28 West Rd, Orleans, MA 02653-3203
11:30 - 10:00
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service was great and the drinks were awesome. However, the food wasn't the best. I ordered a Chicken Caesar Salad, the chicken breast was way over cooked and didn't have much seasoning at all. The lettuce was fresh, but they didn't put much dressing or any Parmesan cheese. My boyfriend ordered a BLT, they toasted the top piece of... More 

Thank Sharon G
Mashpee, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

My first time there, overall outstanding. Atmosphere and cleanliness were excellent, staff very friendly. Food was excellent, onion soup and chicken nachos were best I've had anywhere. Only "not outstanding" was service was a bit slow, however all else made up for minor bump in the road, will definitely go back. Oh and there is a brewery on site, will... More 

Thank Truesdale D
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Local reviewer. Fish tacos are very good jus as they were at the old location. Side dish of black beans was inconsistent between two orders (one was black beans only, other was black beans, corn, peppers, and cheese). Ban mi sandwich was mediocre. Worst part came first: lobster corn fritters, order came with five not six as indicated on the... More 

Thank Easthamite b
Boston, Massachusetts
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41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

The restaurant added Hog island brewery next to it last year. We loved the stout and IPA. They offer small tasting quantifies in a tray. In summer, there is a live band outside, the ambiance is lovely. The service was good but it was on slow side.

Thank 879dawnw
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

This small restaurant has an interesting history which drew us to try it for a casual dinner. My burger was very good and my wife's soup and salmon salad were delicious. We also enjoyed the gas fireplace since it was a rather cool night and we had just come from Rock Harbor after watching the gorgeous sunset.

2 Thank HoneyBearTed
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Came here back in October 2016 for a birthday lunch. The renovations gave it the Cape-Cod nautical theme, but took away from the Jailhouse's original character. The kitchen was out of too many ingredients to make some of the meals, since we placed our orders and were told we couldn't have multiple items. The waiting time to get the food... More 

3 Thank foodsavycookie
Orillia, Ontario
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

My husband and I enjoyed a late lunch at the tavern. My husband had the Cod fish Reuben and I had the cod fish tacos they were both excellent. Service was great place was clean. Tried the local beer and enjoyed the experience would definitely go back again when we return to the area.

1 Thank 56bonnie
Wilson, North Carolina
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Has great beers as well as table games, lots of room. Brews on site as well as from other local breweries. Ping pong, foosball, table shuffleboard, and cornhole. Nice atmosphere.

2 Thank DKR228
Poughkeepsie, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Atmosphere is very warm and comfortable. Been here many times and never disappointed. Food is excellent and a very fair price.

1 Thank dmseager
Naples, Florida
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This was fine for a place to eat. We were tired and hungry on our last night on the Cape and this fit the bill. The food was somewhat over cooked. But the service was good.

2 Thank jfknaples

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
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: 15082555245

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?