The Old Jailhouse Sanford

SCRATCH KITCHEN & SPIRITS

Dine Behind Bars In One Of Central Florida's Best Rated Restaurants Located In Historic Downtown Sanford, Florida

THE OLD JAILHOUSE

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Come Dine Behind Bars With Us At The Old Jailhouse Located In The Historic Downtown Sanford, FL. From The Moment That You Step Into The Old Jailhouse, The Experience Is One Of Comfortable Elegance. 

Immerse Yourself In The History Of Our Building Dating All The Way Back To 1840, Amplify Your Taste Buds With Our Chef Inspired Menu Designed To Engage All Of Your Senses, And Indulge In Custom Created Cocktails Hand Crafted By Our Master Bartenders. 

We Know That After Your Dining Experience At The Old Jailhouse That You Will Be Left Wanting To Serve A Life Sentence. 

This week

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LUNCH

All exclusive lunch experiences served up the Old Jailhouse way. Enjoy your stay with our hand-crafted selection of dishes & pair with our premium selection of liquor

DINNER

Come Visit The Old Jailhouse In Sanford, FL For Our Unique Dining Experience Featuring Hand Selected Options From Our In House Chef For Dinner. 

BRUNCH

Not Quite Breakfast, Not Quite Lunch, But A Truly Unique Mix Of Premier Dishes To Enjoy. We Also Provide A Free Mimosa With Every Meal During Our Sunday Brunch. 

LIBATIONS

Try Our Thoughtfully Crafted Artisinal Cocktails And An Extensive List Of Fine Spirits, Wine, And Craft Beer. Happy Hour Available Tuesday – Friday From 4pm-6pm.

SCRATCH KITCHEN

As a favorite downtown sanford restaurant, come to the old jailhouse sanford where you can experience our ever changing seasonal menus that are inspired by Florida-fusion cuisine, made from scratch with local ingredients, and brought to you fresh from our kitchen. 

FINE SPIRITS

When Visiting Historic Downtown Sanford’s Unique Culture, Be Sure To come and Indulge  in our Thoughtfully Crafted Artisanal Cocktails. At the old jailhouse we are known for creating a variety of our own in house spirits. We also feature a huge selection of bourbons, Wine & Craft Beer. 

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GET SOCIAL WITH US

Claim your cell block ahead of time! We now offer online reservations to make sure that you never miss an opportunity to dine behind bars with us!

Download the Open Table app or simply visit us online by clicking the link in our bio!

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No words can describe how thankful we are to be a part of such an AMAZING community here in Sanford! We can't thank everyone enough for voting for us in both categories of Best Fine Dining as well as Best Bartender for Nick Sprysenski! 🙌

We appreciate each and every one of you who have walked in our doors and supported The Old Jailhouse whether it was for a quick drink at the bar or a date night/family gathering we are and always will be forever grateful!

THANK YOU! ❤️

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When you share a cell with that special someone at The Old Jailhouse, you are in for a night you'll never forget!
Spend your time behind bars with us, while enjoying three courses and an exceptional bottle of wine.🍷

DATE NIGHT SPECIAL
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APPETIZERS (choose 1)
▪️Brussels
▪️Jailhouse Fries
▪️Smoked Fish Dip
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ENTREES (1 per person)
▪️Gnochii Dokey IX: Tripping Gnochii
▪️Fowl Play
▪️Raise The Steaks
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DESSERTS (choose 1)
▪️Stool Pigeon
▪️The Loot
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WINE (choose 1 bottle)
▪️Block Nine
▪️Black Burn
▪️Sean Minor
▪️Sting Ray Bay
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Reserve your night with us by #clickingthelinkinbio using Open Table! See you soon!

We are open, starting at 4:00pm!

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Get your Happy Hour munchies on with our popular House Smoked Fish Dip! This dish is packed with flavor for only $8.00! Add a glass of our Happy Hour wine for $5.00 and you have yourself a great combo!

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Immerse yourself in the history of our building as soon as you step foot in the door!

Here at The Old Jailhouse Sanford, we take pride in how we preserved our building so that our customers can get a full experience of what life was like behind bars in the 1800s.

Be sure to check us out in Downtown Sanford for the best date night spot in the area!

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Reserve your night by #clickingthelinkinbio using Open Table!

We are open from 4:00pm - 10:00pm

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Two is always better than one! 🍷 Join us behind bars and make The Old Jailhouse Sanford your new favorite place for date night!

THURSDAY SPECIAL
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APPETIZERS (choose 1)
▪️Brussels
▪️Jailhouse Fries
▪️Smoked Fish Dip
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ENTREES (1 per person)
▪️Gnochii Dokey IX: Tripping Gnochii
▪️Fowl Play
▪️Raise The Steaks
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DESSERTS (choose 1)
▪️Stool Pigeon
▪️The Loot
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WINE (choose 1 bottle)
▪️Block Nine
▪️Black Burn
▪️Sean Minor
▪️Sting Ray Bay
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Reserve your night by #clickingthelinkinbio using Open Table!

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Celebrate making it to Hump Day tonight!

Dive into the best burger in town paired with a draft beer for only $15! 🍔 🍻

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Reserve your night by #clickingthelinkinbio using Open Table!

We are open from 4:00pm - 10:00pm

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Psst! Don't forget that tomorrow is our Taco Tuesday special! 🙌

When you order our "Hard Time Tacos" during happy hour make sure to say the secret password
(Taco-Cat) to your server to receive a FREE extra taco! Who can say no to more tacos⁉️ 🌮

Reserve your night by #clickingthelinkinbio using Open Table!

We are open from 4:00pm - 10:00pm

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Hey Sanford! 👋

It's time for BRUNCH!

See you today until 3:00pm for hand-crafted dishes and specialty mimosas! 🥂

Reserve your table by visiting the link in ur bio and selecting Open Table!

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There is no such thing as a boring dish here at The Old Jailhouse Sanford!

Amplify your tastebuds with our chef-inspired menu designed to engage your senses and leaving you wanting to serve a life sentence with us!

We are open today for lunch starting at 12:00pm until 10:00pm tonight!

Reserve your own cell online by #clickingthelinkinourbio

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Looking for a dish that just melts in your mouth⁉️

Look no further!

Our NEW Gnocchi Dokey IX: Tripping Gnocchi hand-crafted entree is one for the books! 🤤

Enjoy our house ricotta gnocchi with the best wild mushrooms, topped with our herb sherry caper cream sauce!

This dish is also one of the options for tonight's DATE NIGHT SPECIAL!

Tonight ONLY you can experience a three-course meal for two and a bottle of wine, all for just $75!

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APPETIZERS (choose 1)
▪️Brussels
▪️Jailhouse Fries
▪️Smoked Fish Dip
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ENTREES (1 per person)
▪️Gnochii Dokey IX: Tripping Gnochii
▪️Fowl Play
▪️Raise The Steaks
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DESSERTS (choose 1)
▪️Stool Pigeon
▪️The Loot
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WINE (choose 1 bottle)
▪️Block Nine
▪️Black Burn
▪️Sean Minor
▪️Sting Ray Bay
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Reserve your night with us by #clickingthelinkinbio using Open Table! See you soon!

We are open from 4:00pm - 10:00pm
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#sanford #sanfordliving #downtownsanford #scratchkitchen #sanfordresturant #historicdowntownsanford #sanfordbusiness #centralflorida #drinksofinstagram #drink #craftcocktails #sanfordeats #sanfording #eatdessertfirst #treatyourself #handcrafteddishes
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Let's face it, we serve amazing handcrafted dishes for brunch but we all know what you really come for... MIMOSAS! 🥂

No Sunday is complete if you don't start it off by coming to Downtown Sanford and stop by The Old Jail House! 🍳

Reserve your #sundayfunday with us online today using Open Table from 11:00am - 3:00pm! #clickthelinkinbio

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Next Up On Cocktails With Nick!. Today we are featuring our Tangled Up In Blue! We're mixing what some people might think are unlike flavors, but they actually complement a really, really well-together bourbon and huckleberry!

If you come in and try this delicious craft cocktail or make it at home let us know in the comments below what you think!

CHEERS! 🙌

Book your reservation behind bars today by visiting the link in our bio using Open Table!
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Nothing says Date Night like a jail cell! 😉
On Thursday you can experience a three course meal for two and bottle of wine, all for just $75‼️

Take a look at our menu choices
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APPETIZERS (choose 1)
▪️Brussels
▪️Jailhouse Fries
▪️Smoked Fish Dip
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ENTREES (1 per person)
▪️Gnochii Dokey IX: Tripping Gnochii
▪️Fowl Play
▪️Raise The Steaks
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DESSERTS (choose 1)
▪️Stool Pigeon
▪️The Loot
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WINE (choose 1 bottle)
▪️Block Nine
▪️Black Burn
▪️Sean Minor
▪️Sting Ray Bay

Memories with a loved one are always better when you share them at The Old Jailhouse, so reserve your table tonight by clicking the link in bio using
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If you're looking for a killer happy hour, The Old Jailhouse is the place to be‼️

🤫P.S: When you order the Hard Time tacos don't forget to mention the password, 'Al Capone' to your waiter for a FREE extra taco!

Lock yourself in one of our cells tonight from 4:00-10:00pm, we look forward to serving you! 😉
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Our Hail Caeser salad is the perfect start to your Saturday lunchtime, so why not stop by The Old Jailhouse?

Made up of romaine lettuce, dried kalamata olives, grape tomatoes, shaved pecorino and in-house croutons all tossed together in our perfectly seasoned black garlic caesar dressing, this salad will leave you wanting more!

We are open and ready to serve you!😉
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Our historic building dates back to 1840 filled with unique artifacts and stories from Sanford's past; enjoy Chef-inspired dishes and hand-crafted cocktails to immerse yourself in an unforgettable experience!

Reserve your cell tonight at The Old Jailhouse, we promise you won't want to leave!😉

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Maggie’s Farm. Like the famous words of Bob Dylan, our bartender presents, Maggie’s Farm!

Made with Heavens Door Whiskey, this is a light floral cocktail perfect for those hot summer days in Sanford!❤️

Come by @theoldjailhousesanford for
a historic atmosphere that is sure to make for an unforgettable night out!

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