Take a stroll down Monmouth and beyond to these iconic Newport spots.
Prohibition Bourbon Bar
True to its prohibition roots, this unassuming bar is a coffee shop by day and a speakeasy by night. And it claims to have the world’s largest selection of bourbon.
530 Washington Ave., Newport, (859) 261-9463, newberrybroscoffee.com
Newport Pizza Co.
Paper-thin, New York-style slices dominate the menu at NPC, where pizzas like the “Wiseguy” pay subtle homage to Newport’s gangster past.
601 Monmouth St., Newport, (859) 261-4900, newportpizzacompany.com
Newport Car Barn
In 2018, Fedders Construction purchased the historic, 46,000-square-foot Green Line Car Barn and transformed it into a multi-functional space for events, offices, and everything in between.
1102 Brighton St., Newport
This Southern-style favorite moved into the former Green Derby space from nearby Dayton in 2021,bringing nationally recognized fried chicken and a fully stocked bourbon bar with it.
846 York St., Newport, (859) 916-5602, purplepoulet.com
Vintage treasures mingle with one-of-a-kind antiques at this charming Monmouth storefront, where items are thoughtfully curated by David Riter and FOX19 anchor Stefano DiPietrantonio.
925 Monmouth St., Newport, (304) 281-8173
There are plenty of chili parlors to go around in Northern Kentucky, but Dixie, nearly 100 years old, was the first to crop up south of the river. Be sure to try the Alligator when you visit.
733 Monmouth St., Newport, (859) 291-5337, dixiechili.com
The Baker’s Table
Sustainability is the nameof the game at this Monmouth Street restaurant, where the ingredients are local, the menu is prix fixe, and the dishes change with the week and the season.
1004 Monmouth St., Newport, (859) 261-1941, bakerstablenewport.com
Sip a vanilla latte and cozy up with a book in Carabello’s main café or reserve a spot at the Analog Coffee Bar, a chef’s table experience distinctly formulated for coffee.
107 E. Ninth St., Newport, (859) 415-1587, carabellocoffee.com
The Brass Ass
This relic of Newport’s Sin City strip club past may look a tad out of place on a main street in the year of our lord 2023. But let’s face it—that’s half the charm.
613 Monmouth St., Newport, (859) 261-7011