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newport, KY

Enjoy skyline and Ohio River views from a stroll across the pedestrian-only Newport Southbank Bridge, known locally as the Purple People Bridge, into Historic Newport, Kentucky.


Established in 1795, Newport has a colorful history that included gangsters, nightclubs, and gambling halls.  Today Newport has undergone significant redevelopment with Newport on the Levee, the Newport Aquarium, and the latest, the Ovation Music Pavilion.


Newport remains a mix of new and old, preserving its history in places like stately East Historical Row. Their stately mansions and tree-lined streets are best explored on foot or by bike.  

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Bakers table

Rustic, seasonal cuisine / Newport, KY

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1004 Monmouth St, Newport, KY 41071

Bakers Table takes inspiration from a 25-year-old baker's table that owners David Willocks and Wendy Braun found together. The thought of communal dining and fresh ingredients made them excited and eager to share with Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. Dressed in artistry from the 1900s, Bakers Table is warm and inviting. The whole dining experience will leave you feeling cozy and longing to try more. Enjoy Bakers Table's elegant and innovative food and drink. 

Best For: Date night, Brunch

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jerry's jughouse

Neighborhood Bar brought back to life / Newport, KY

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414 E 7th St, Newport, KY 41071

Jerry's Jughouse has been serving the Newport area with wine and spirits since 1933. They serve classic cocktails with innovative ingredients. They also sell house shots, wine by the glass, and beer, packaged, bottled, or draft.  This bar's classic look will have you feeling like you are at home drinking with a buddy. Make sure to check out special pop-up food events on their website. 

Best For: Happy Hour, Late night drinks 

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Neighborhood Bar & Grill 

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736 Washington Ave, Newport, KY 41071

If you are looking for a classic bar to hang with your buddies, make sure to check out O'Bryons. They have two locations, one in Newport and the other in O'Bryonville, each with different happy hour menus. They have classic bar food unique to each location and a hefty beer and seltzer list. O'Bryons is the perfect place to bring your family and watch the game while enjoying quality time. 

Best For: Happy Hour

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