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897 Pleasant Valley Rd, West Bend, WI 53095
262-675-9302
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Today
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
Good for:
Reservations

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    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
Most recent review
Exceptional visit

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 12, 2015
fivemileseast
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Twin Lakes, Wisconsin
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Twin Lakes, Wisconsin
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108 reviews 108 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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Slinger
2 reviews
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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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

All I can say is "Awesome". We had a reservation on a Friday and had to wait a bit, which we expected as having been here before. We were seated upstairs (which we prefer). The staff is well versed on the specials and are very attentive for having to run up and down the stairs! The food was fantastic as... More 

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Wisconsin
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

the waitress Dawn was excellent. I had the Wednesday special lobster for 24 it was good the bread sticks are also very delicious. My friend had the coconut shrimp and also enjoyed her meal as much as I did,

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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, Seafood, Steakhouse
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?