Once A Bootlegging Spot During Prohibition, Jerry’s Jug House Near Cincinnati Now Offers A Historically Unique Atmosphere
It’s no secret that many of the bars and restaurants in the Cincinnati area have an interesting past. Especially those that have lived many lives over the decades, their walls have played host to locals during Prohibition, through world wars, the ups and downs of their neighborhoods, and much more. These experiences are what give these establishments their character and one such place is Jerry’s Jug House in Newport. Right across the river in the historic East Row neighborhood of Newport, Jerry’s Jug House has transformed once again and now offers a unique atmosphere that pays homage to its bootlegging past.
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Jerry’s Jug House near Cincinnati is one of many bars and restaurants throughout the Queen City that remains relevant and endearing today while holding on to its past. Visit for the stories and memorabilia and stick around for the perfectly made cocktails and drinks. Have you been to Jerry’s Jug House in Newport? What’s your favorite neighborhood spot that has a long history? We’d love to hear about it in the comments!
For more information on Jerry’s Jug House near Cincinnati, follow along with them on Facebook. The bar is open from 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. Monday through Saturday and from 1 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Sunday.
And for more on the fascinating history of Newport, check out our previous article featuring this gangster town in NKY.
A Cincinnati native who has lived in Kentucky for over 10 years, Andrea's heart belongs both in the Queen City and the Bluegrass State. After earning an education degree and working in that field for a number of years, Andrea began to pursue her passion for writing over 6 years ago. Since then she has written for a number of print and online publications, as well as published a children's book.
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