Jolly's Drive-In, Hamilton Ohio
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6 Popular Spots to Enjoy Root Beer

If you're a fan of root beer, then you're in for a treat.

From frosty mugs to delicious floats, here are six local spots where you can find the best root beer in town! 

The Jug

3610 Central Avenue | Middletown, Ohio

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The Jug, established in 1932, is one of the oldest hamburger restaurants in the country and is an icon in Middletown. Featuring fresh hamburgers, root beer and soft serve ice cream, enjoy your dinner by car hops for a classic drive-in experience!

Jolly's Drive-In

165 N Brookwood Avenue | Hamilton, Ohio

210 N Erie Blvd Highway | Hamilton, Ohio

Jolly's Drive In Root Beer, Hamilton Ohio

This classic drive-in you to order your food from your car and have it delivered straight to your window! The menu at Jolly's has almost been the same since they opened up in the Spring of 1937, offering classic homemade root beer, foot longs, hamburgers and root beer floats that are to die for.

Village Parlor 

304 Main Street | Hamilton, Ohio

Village Parlor Root Beer

This quaint Hamilton ice cream parlor feels like an old-fashioned soda shop. Have a seat at the counter and enjoy a variety of ice cream flavors in a hand rolled, vanilla waffle cone. Their Double Dip Sodas are similar to root beer floats but with more bold flavors and a frothier texture.

Grandpa Joe's Candy Shop

1212 Central Avenue | Middletown, Ohio

Soda Wall Grandpa Joe's Candy Shop, Middletown Ohio

Grandpa Joe's Candy Shop in Middletown is your one-stop-shop for all things sweet and delicious! This nostalgic candy store has a candy buffet to fill up your very own candy box, as well as hundreds of specialty sodas - including various flavors of root beer.

Pinball Garage

113 N 3rd Street | Hamilton, Ohio

Root Beer at Pinball Garage, Hamilton Ohio

Enjoy over 40 retro pinball machines and order a drink from the full service bar while you play! Pinball Garage has 24 beers on draft, including tilted non-alcoholic root beer.

The Cone

6855 Tylersville Road | West Chester, Ohio

The Cone, West Chester Ohio

Nothing beats a delicious blend of luscious vanilla ice cream and crisp root beer on a hot summer day. The Cone is a local favorite and not only features ice cream and floats, but kiddie rides and games too! Make a stop at "One of the Top Ten Quirkiest Places to Visit in the U.S." and enjoy a delicious root beer float.


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