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Olde Jaol Restaurant

Olde Jaol Restaurant, 215 N Walnut St, Wooster

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About Olde Jaol Restaurant
Olde Jaol Restaurant
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Average Price: $31 to $50
Cuisine: Steakhouse
Dress Code: Business Casual
The original Wayne County Jail was built in 1865, and was claimed to be the finest law enforcement facility of its kind. For over 100 years the site housed the police department, and criminal population of Wayne County. The building is also recorded for being the very last site for a public hanging in the state of Ohio. In 1977, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Department was relocated across the street to a new facility, leaving more than 100 years of stories behind.

In 1980 the building was registered as a historical landmark and in 1995 was purchased by a private business owner. The Olde Jaol Steakhouse & Tavern was then given life. We pride ourselves on our reputable hospitality and service, and a unique atmospheric experience you won’t find anywhere else!

Come for a romantic evening in the cell rooms (the very place the inmates once spent time), or enjoy a casual meeting with friends in the tavern. Our covered patio is the perfect place for a casual dinner.

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Olde Jaol Restaurant and Tavern is #11 of 109 things to do in Wooster

5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: pdog A
Thu 20 Feb, 2020
l The ambiance could not be beat. Our waiter was excellent, the food was average. Both of our steaks were overcooked, was supposed to have med and med well and they were both beyond well done. Makes...

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3 of 5 stars3 out of 5
By: Reed B, Massillon, Ohio
Sat 1 Feb, 2020
l Four of us stopped on a Saturday afternoon at the Tavern. We sat at the bar and Crystal waited on us; she could not have done a better job. I can only speak for my food, the burger was good but I am...

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5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: TammyChase
Sun 10 Nov, 2019
l This was an excellent restaurant! It's located in an old jail. The food was excellent and the staff was very accomodating. Would highly recommend this.

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Olde Jaol Restaurant 215 N Walnut St, Wooster