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The Jailhouse Tavern and Inn

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77 Albert St, Cobourg, Ontario K9A 2P9, Canada
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Whitby, Canada
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had a great meal... Shepards pie and Yorkie were flavourful and delicious. Hamburger was handmade on a fresh bun. Seems that nothing we had was from a bag or freezer. Only downside was the heat inside and the flies outside.

Thank duncarin01
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to the Jailhouse Inn whilst en route from Kingston to Toronto. Good basic pub food. We had fish tacos , chicken tacos and sweet potato fries. Prices are pretty reasonable. Nice to sit on the patio and enjoy the good weather!

Thank Judy A
Cobourg, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went to the Jailhouse Tavern with a group of 7 other friends on a culinary cycling tour. We were provided with a platter offering a variety of items from their menu to try. Their ribs were very tender and tasty as well as the chicken wings, onion rings, deep fried pickles and jalapeno poppers. The server was friendly and... More 

Thank MsWGibson
Barrie, Canada
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79 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I ate on the patio and the evening was quite enjoyable. Was pleasantly surprised to find it dog friendly which when we travel with our fur baby is difficult to find a place to eat. The fish and chips were good and my husband had the ribs which said were good too. Cooler drink selection very limited... More 

Thank Joyyy
Toronto, Canada
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Family Reunion. We booked in advance and we were seated right away. Good pub food. Reasonable prices. We also toured the jail while we waited for our food to arrive. We all enjoyed the tour and the food arrived not too long after the tour. Nice place for a family outing.

Thank Curlygal2013
Portrush, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked through booking .com, first of all, this hotel doesn't have a reception, when we arrived, we were given the keys to our room by a member of the bar staff, on reaching our room, we found no facilities for coffee etc making, Asked at the so called reception told they didn't open for business till 11 30 in... More 

1 Thank margaret c
Port Colborne, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ladies night out...there were no healthier choices on the menu, all deep fried pub food. out of the group of 3, only 1 ate anything, the other 2 went hungry as nothing appealed to them

1 Thank firesheep444
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After waiting 20 minutes for service, we left. Not a single server even said hello or even looked towards our table - they just walked right past us. It looked like a nice place to eat. We just couldn't tell because there was literally NO service. There was staff, but no service. So I can't comment about the food.

1 Thank Multicultural R
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pre booked a party of 12 on the patio. Arrived on time, table was set inside, server was not impressed we wanted to be outside. We were 12 people of about 30 total in restaurant. After seating wait about ten minutes for a menu and another 15 more to order a beer. Told the server we needed separate bills he... More 

1 Thank Tallguy905
Cobourg, Canada
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for lunch on the patio (reservations not required) but it was too hot to eat outdoors that day. They moved us inside to the A/C dining room. Actually a smaller room off the larger Dining Room. Service was great and very friendly. The choice was very good and not expensive. Wine prices were also reasonable. This is one of... More 

Thank Marilyn B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $23
Bar, Pub, Canadian
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 Albert St, Cobourg, Ontario K9A 2P9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Cobourg
  • Phone Number: 12892521913
The Jailhouse Tavern is a Scottish Golf-themed restaurant located in the heart of the Cobourg's Beach District in Cobourg, Ontario Canada. The restaurant has a castle-like atmosphere and offers traditional Canadian food with a Scottish influence along with some amazing Scottish dishes.

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