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“Good Steak”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of JailHouse Grill

JailHouse Grill
Ranked #13 of 304 Restaurants in Launceston
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Australian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Euroa, Victoria, Australia
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Good Steak”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2012

Highkly recomended by Manager at Auldington stating best steaks in town. I disagree. The steaks were OK. The choice was OK. The service was good. Reminded me of an upmarket Hogbreath. Would suit many, but I eat out most nights for business, so a little harder to please. Price reasonable

Visited September 2012
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English first
Launceston, Australia
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105 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“Not the best steakhouse in town, that's for sure”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2012

My first visit in over a year. The oysters with parmesan and chilli were delicious and to die for. Then salad bar is ordinary and better suited to a cheap pub. No imagination at all used by the restaurant. The steak was okay but not stunning, but the mushroom and bacon sauce had about 2 pieces of mushroom in it. The water served at the table was not filtered and tasted of chlorine. I would not go back. Its like a McDonalds but they sell steak. The place is full of people so other people must like it a lot. It is over priced.

  • Visited September 2012
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Cairns
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Poor Service - Good food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2012

Steak was great, however staff didn't know which cuts of steak are locally sourced, something noted in the menu as a possibility for a certain cuts. Couldn't recommend a good local Pinot Nior which is what the region in noted for.
It was a very busy night but a number of people had problems getting the tables they had booked, if you go on a Saturday night book early, then hope you don't still need to wait half an hour for a table.

Visited August 2012
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Melbourne
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151 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Good family style restaurant”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2012

My husband and I went to a steak restaurant and ate duck! And it was very good although my serve was a little small. The restaurant was almost full the evening we went, however the service coped very well. There is a salad bar with a small area for hot vegetables, but neither looked very apertising and we opted not to try. We drank a bottle of Pipers Brook Pinot Gris at $36 per bottle. Our B&B had kindly provided us with a 10% discount voucher, which brought our total bill to $80. This is probably an ideal restaurant for groups or families with big apetites.

  • Visited August 2012
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Hobart, Australia
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8 reviews
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“Good food, easy atmosphere”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2012

Great easy going restaurant. Very relaxed and just the place if you want a steak. Similar to the Ball and Chain in hobart.

Visited January 2012
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