This Jail In Massachusetts Is Actually A Restaurant And You Need To Visit

It seems that there’s a piece of unexpected history everywhere you look in Massachusetts The Jailhouse Tavern in Orleans was once used as the town jail. Today, it’s a local landmark that serves some truly delicious fare. Read on to learn more about how you can dine in a real former jail.

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You can find the Jailhouse Tavern at 28 West Road, Orleans, Mass. They’re open Wednesday through Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Visit their website here for more information and current menus.

If you’re looking for an even more extreme dining experience, check out this restaurant located in an actual working Massachusetts prison and run by prisoners.