Owego, New York: Jailhouse Restaurant (Closed)

Dine in a prison cell in the 1910 Tioga County Jail.

Directions:
I-86 exit 64. Follow signs to Historic District. Turn left onto Southside Drive, then left onto Hwy 96/Court St. Cross the bridge and Front. St., then turn right onto Main St.
Hours:
March 2010: Reported closed. (Call to verify)
Phone:
607-687-9811
Status:
Closed

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Jailhouse Restaurant

The Jailhouse Restaurant is a "casual elegant" restaurant in a jail that was built in 1910 and used until 1996. Cells have been stripped of cots, sinks, and toilets and have tables inside. You can close the cell door on some of them. They did leave one cell as is that you can go in and pose for pictures and also have a height chart that you can stand in front for a mug shot.

[Suzanne Reisman, 06/23/2004]

The restaurant opened in the renovated 1910 Tioga County Jail in 2003.


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