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Prison City Pub & Brewery

28 State St, Auburn, NY 13021-3625
+1 315-604-1277
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (20 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28 State St, Auburn, NY 13021-3625
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our monthly girl's dinner night out was at Prison City Pub. The service was poor and the food was worse. I ordered turkey pot pie and found several bones in my pie! My other friend found the same thing in a different dinner. We told...More

Thank Diane K
Dschulzy, Owner at Prison City Pub & Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Diane, I am so sorry that your experience was less than perfect. We roast whole turkeys and pull it for our pot pie, and obviously didn't do a good enough job this time. I have alerted the Chef to fix this and talked with...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were seated for dinner promptly on a recent Saturday night. The brick walls and industrial decor are very attractive. The menu has a nice selection of reasonably priced entrees. The waitress was very knowledgeable in describing the many beers on tap. This is a...More

Thank Jan B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The poutine was amazing. All the appetizers we got were good. Great selection of beer. Great service. Kids meals were pretty weak. Cute idea but didn’t offer much

Thank kel m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We discovered Prison City Pub & Brewery almost by accident after searching for breweries on google. So glad we stopped in for a late lunch! I still can't believe how busy the place was and what a diverse clientele they attracted - from families with...More

Thank ckmc07
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Because I live in Auburn I have been here many times. It is a local brewery with great food and always seems to be busy. They have a full bar and offer beers from other breweries.. For me the beer is a little subpar; not...More

Thank dese2
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Beer is ok at best the food and service from the bartender were awful the owners were rude. Would not recommend it’s not that good.More

Thank Jim D
Dawn S, Owner at Prison City Pub & Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

This review is not true. Jim has never been to Prison City. He sent his daughter to the pub to get beer for him to send to friends in Albany. The pub was sold out of crowlers of the one particular beer he was looking...More

Reviewed 21 January 2018

I'm a hop head so I enjoyed the beers...my wife likes more mellow beer so after a few tastes had a very well made irish coffee..I had a flight...good beers...wife got a burger she loved...I got the pot roast special with root veggies mashed potatoes...More

Thank davidphelps12
Reviewed 12 January 2018

They took good care of our party of 7 which included my 90 yr. old mom and relatives over 85. Our group had many canes, walkers, etc. and the staff was up for the challenge. We were there on a Friday night and it was...More

Thank Kathy D
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

I had the bread bowl chili and my husband had the pot pie. We enjoyed it. The beer was just so so. I was very disappointed with our server. She took our order, but another server delivered our beer. When our food came, our server...More

Thank Bethann S
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Went on a Wed evening. . . just before Thanksgiving. Place was jumping. . . but overall atmosphere was friendly and service at our table was good. They have a great selection of local beers and beer flights. Liquor selection was good. We had Jamisons'...More

1  Thank Anthony G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 State St, Auburn, NY 13021-3625
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: +1 315-604-1277
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Brewpub in historic downtown Auburn, NY. Featuring house brewed beers, 20+ draft beers, and specialty brewhouse plates.
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