Top 10 funniest prison and jail reviews on Yelp

From San Quentin to Rikers Island, here’s what Yelpers had to stay about the accommodations at these correctional facilities


By C1 Staff

Everyone’s a critic – especially in the age of social media. Crowd-sourced reviews have become so popular that even people are getting the Yelp treatment these days, so it should come as no surprise that correctional facilities are also now subject to star ratings. From San Quentin to Rikers Island, here are the top 10 funniest prison and jail reviews on Yelp. Check them out and share any we missed in the comments section.

1. FOLSOM PRISON

Read Eli T.'s review of Folsom Prison on Yelp

He should have gone for the “solitary” package.

2. CLARK COUNTY DETENTION CENTER

Read Kc C.'s review of Clark County Detention Center on Yelp

Nothing like some delicious prison hooch to make you feel at home.

3. KING COUNTY JAIL

Read Diana L.'s review of King County Jail on Yelp

Sounds like King County needs to step its game up.

4. SAN QUENTIN STATE PRISON

Read EM T.'s review of San Quentin State Prison on Yelp

The chain link fences are quite rustic, aren’t they?

5. COOK COUNTY JAIL

Read Dave S.'s review of Cook County Department of Corrections on Yelp

Top legal minds, indeed.

6. RIKERS ISLAND

Read Joseph S.'s review of Rikers Island Correctional Facility on Yelp

This one sounds familiar…

7. ORANGE COUNTY JAIL

Read Ty F.'s review of Orange County Jail on Yelp

The views in Orange County leave much to be desired.

8. SCOTT COUNTY JAIL

Read Jeff S.'s review of Scott County Jail on Yelp

I’ve heard those federal resorts are pretty hit and miss.

9. WASHINGTON COUNTY JAIL

Read Bryant B.'s review of Washington County Jail on Yelp

You can cut staffing levels but don’t you dare touch the go-kart track!

10.  MARION COUNTY JAIL

Read Steve N.'s review of Marion County Jail on Yelp

One star would’ve been justified if they’d served Nutraloaf. The PB&J makes this a 4-star experience at minimum.

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