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897 Pleasant Valley Rd, West Bend, WI 53095
262-675-9302
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
jailhouse

Cool atmosphere, and friendly. Food is always good and service is better than most in the area. Lobster and Steak is usually my favorite, they will do special request

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 9, 2015
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West Bend, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We go to the Jailhouse twice a year and for good reason,its a special place for us!!! Saturday was a little disappointing as there were 2 good sized parties at the same time so obviously our food came out after theirs and was under the lamp for way too long because the cheese on the potatoes was hard. The steak... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We've been here before and had a good experience, so last night was a surprise disappointment. We ordered our meals and waited at least a half hour. All the tables around us which were seated after us got served their meals. We asked the waiter and he seemed like he didn't want to ask in the kitchen, but we insisted.... More 

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Twin Lakes, Wisconsin
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133 reviews 133 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Our dinner here was fabulous. Service was on spot and our food not only very tasty but presented in a manor that was very impressive. Thank you for a great night out obviously we will return thanks Jail House for doing it right.

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Cedarburg, Wisconsin
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110 reviews 110 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

Stopped for the first time at 8:30 pm on a Friday night. We were shocked to see how full the parking lot was, but only had to wait 20 minutes for a table. The bar was full, but we got our drinks quickly even though we had to go to the bar to get them. Once seated, service was friendly,... More 

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Corona, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

While visiting my daughter in Wisconsin I wanted a good old fashioned fish fry like I used to get when I lived there. My daughter heard about the Jail House. It was fantastic!! The service was great and the fish fry was exactly as I remembered. I would definitely go back again.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Cool atmosphere, and friendly. Food is always good and service is better than most in the area. Lobster and Steak is usually my favorite, they will do special request

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Cedarburg, Wisconsin
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

So maybe I should just keep my mouth shut on this place which has occupied the corner of Pleasant Valley Road and the Middle of Nowhere for years. Most nights most of the tables are filled and some nights one just has to take a turn at the bar before being seated. The menu is nothing out of the ordinary... More 

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Plymouth, Wisconsin
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

In looking for a new place, our group of cousins found this location. Visited on a Tuesday night and found it quite quaint and homey like. Interesting building out in the middle of nowhere. The dining area is very small and the tables a VERY close together, its almost like everyone is sitting together - reminiscent of European family table... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Ordered a queen size prime rib to take some home, but it was so delicious there were no leftovers! Friday fish fry is very good, but it's very busy and tends to be a loud night at the Jail House, which is a smaller restaurant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Great food great service! Never disappointed! Drinks are great! Waitstaff wonderful! Great place to go and enjoy a great meal!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 897 Pleasant Valley Rd, West Bend, WI 53095
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  West Bend
  • Phone Number: 262-675-9302

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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