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Prison Brews

305 Ash St, Jefferson City, MO 65101-4002
+1 573-635-0678
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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305 Ash St, Jefferson City, MO 65101-4002
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here several times during a ladies weekend trip and everything we had was excellent! Their beer is great as well! Service was always quick and very friendly. This place is a must.

Thank jjj816
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved their beer!!! The food is great, too! PB Loaded Fries and pretzels with beer cheese were yummalicious! Some of the people in my group thought the buffalo chicken wrap was way too salty. I loved it!

Thank Kelly W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great service pub type food. Brooke, our waitress tool good care us on a busy Friday night. Rueben sandwich good.

Thank jimr563
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like beers - all kinds - you'll like this place. Plus pub grub galore - and I hear the pizzas are tops! I haven't been overly impressed with the food but the onion rings were super good!

Thank Roger M
Reviewed 10 October 2018

If we had one of these in San Diego, we would be regulars. The bar has "bars" around the actual bar and around the booths. The beers are named after prison terms and lingo. I had a "I ain't your honey" pale ale and it...More

Thank Cassandra C
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch after our prison tour and we’re wonderfully surprised! Food was great (especially the tenderloin & the steak sandwich!), but the atmosphere was quirky and fun (right along with the whole prison theme)! Not a huge fan of the onion rings,...More

Thank KCJ2012
Reviewed 20 September 2018

I was up for a quick bite and ended up in a very unique place with great food and beer. The staff was very pleasant. The waitress recommended the Octoberfest Beer, brewed earlier that month. I had this and a burger with fries. Everything was...More

Thank cblasch2016
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Food was great. Had a little glitch with something being spilled on a member of our group but management went above and beyond to compensate for the unfortunate accident. I will go back.

Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Best Reuben ever. Decor is a hoot (prison inspired). Bread pudding was magnificent but huge serving.

Thank Doris H
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

The food looked and tasted great. The staff was very friendly and efficient. We had the fish and chips that came with a large salad and fries. We had nachos for an appetizer which had colorful chips, fresh shredded cheese, salsa, ground beef and black...More

Thank Kerri H
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Response from Shannon5512 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are. Go and enjoy!
Arlene C
22 March 2015|
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Don't know their policy or practices regarding donations to clubs. You will need to contact the owner or manager directly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 Ash St, Jefferson City, MO 65101-4002
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Jefferson City
  • Phone Number: +1 573-635-0678
  • E-mail
Prison Brews was opened in 2007 in a part of town that once housed the state penitentiary and is now experiencing residential / commercial re-growth. This has become a popular brewery with wood-fired pizzas, sandwiches, etc. It has completely embraced the "prison" kitsch feel with bars between the bar & dining area and pictures of the 1800's penitentiary historical artifact lining the walls. The menu items and beers on tap are also incorporated into the theme. There is a large dining area as well as large outdoor seating on the adjacent patio complete with bocce ball. A unique experience in a growing area of town.
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