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Prison Brews

€€ - €€€American, , Pizza
305 Ash St, Jefferson City, MO 65101-4002
+1 573-635-0678
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • 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 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I were in Jefferson City for an American Legion Conference and had several people recommend Prison Brews. It was a slightly cool evening and we chose to sit outside on the patio near a fire pit. Our food was good and the...More

Thank 236rhondad
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The atmosphere was fun, food was great, and very nice and helpful staff. So glad we went! Cute souvenir shirts also

Thank missyb78
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did not know of this place. We was told about this during one of our tours by a couple who had gone right before the tour. So after our tour we went and had a late lunch. It kinda continues the prison theme. Staff...More

Thank Cassandra B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food, nothing fancy, fun atmosphere. Everything is prison related with pictures and information about the Missouri Penitentiary on the walls. The booths are set up with prison bars on them & cell block information. The bathrooms are called the "gas chambers"!

Thank Theresa G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in here while my fiancé and I were visiting his family. It’s a quirky environment but the staff are friendly and the barbecue is good.

Thank Emily C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were greeted at the door and I seated immediately. The beers were really good. The pretzel With beer cheese was soft and delicious. The brick oven pizza was awesome.

Thank lotoguy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really good pizza, and I'm picky about pizza. Great drink selection, too. There's a large patio for outdoor dining, complete with games. Very appropriately named, as it's right down the road from the historic prison which offers daily tours.

Thank ArcheoMag
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Prison Brews is somewhere that you just have to experience when in Jeff City. This is the third trip and we always stop here. Food is ok but the beer is really good and the atmosphere can't be beat. Make sure you position yourself need...More

Thank JesMarie
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Brings that little extra something to that neighborhood! The owner is simply amazing and the staff is great!

Thank bmiles42
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Attention all Bocce Ball players and fun lovers! This is the restaurant for you! All ages are welcome here to enjoy the varied menu. Great oven baked pizza, but the menu is so much more. The atmosphere is fun and a throwback to the Missouri...More

Thank Cynthia S
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Nearby Attractions
Missouri State Penitentiary
479 reviews
.53 km away
Missouri State Capitol
475 reviews
1.47 km away
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37 reviews
1.34 km away
Missouri State Penitentiary Museum
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.41 km away
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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
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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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