Public House Of Woodstock Is A Jail In Illinois That Is Actually A Restaurant And You Need To Visit

There’s a jail restaurant in Woodstock, Illinois that used to be used for both sentencing and housing criminals in McHenry County. Today, it is a charming place to eat that is preserved for its history. Check it out:

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Public House of Woodstock is open Monday through Thursday between 11 a.m. and 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday between 11 a.m. and 10:30 p.m., as well as Sunday between 8:30 a.m. and 9 p.m. Get more details on its website or Facebook page.

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Address: 101 N Johnson St, Woodstock, IL 60098, USA