Bars and Nightlife

Find Bars and Nightlife in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky (Downtown Region)

Enjoy a night out on the town in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. With live music throughout the region any night of the week and places to meet up and grab a drink at hundreds of venues – when the sun goes down, the fun ramps up. Watch the game at a sports bar downtown, try a local craft brew on tap in Over-the-Rhine or head out for happy hour!

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Machine Room

Downtown

Approximately 7.14 miles from your location
Machine Room

Machine Room

Downtown

Approximately 7.14 miles from your location

Let's face it, baseball games can be just about as hot as Satan's bachelor pad. So say you're at Great American Ball Park and you're soaking up the sun (and maybe the... Read more

Let's face it, baseball games can be just about as hot as Satan's bachelor pad. So say you're at Great American Ball Park and you're soaking up the sun (and maybe the seats too), you want some food but just can't motivate yourself to get up. The Machine Room is your motivational solution. The fully air-conditioned restaurant is... Read More

Longfellow

Downtown

Approximately 7.44 miles from your location

Longfellow

Downtown

Approximately 7.44 miles from your location

A low key cocktail bar and cafe with expertly crafted drinks, rock solid beer and wine and old world inspired food.

A low key cocktail bar and cafe with expertly crafted drinks, rock solid beer and wine and old world inspired food.

Rusconi Pizza

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location

Rusconi Pizza

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location

Pizzas, hoagies, wings, calzones, and more in this downtown Cincinnati pizza place.

Pizzas, hoagies, wings, calzones, and more in this downtown Cincinnati pizza place.

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Energy Nightclub

Downtown

Approximately 8.01 miles from your location

Energy Nightclub

Downtown

Approximately 8.01 miles from your location

18 and over dance club located inside Longworth Hall. $5 cover 21 and older, $10 females 18-21, $15 males 18-21.

18 and over dance club located inside Longworth Hall. $5 cover 21 and older, $10 females 18-21, $15 males 18-21.

Bistro On Elm

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location

Bistro On Elm

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location

Enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner in the Millennium Hotel's restaurant, which features a wide variety of flavorful cuisine. Cocktails are available in the bar and lounge.

Enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner in the Millennium Hotel's restaurant, which features a wide variety of flavorful cuisine. Cocktails are available in the bar and lounge.

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Queen City Exchange

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location
Queen City Exchange

Queen City Exchange

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location

It was a simpler time. A time when chiming street cars and hundreds of locally owned metropolitan establishments filled the bustling streets of Cincinnatus. Local... Read more

It was a simpler time. A time when chiming street cars and hundreds of locally owned metropolitan establishments filled the bustling streets of Cincinnatus. Local breweries littered the landscape - becoming as abundant as the facial hair that adorned the faces of the patrons - as they reveled in their premium local libations.... Read More

Shooks Bar & Dance

Downtown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location

Shooks Bar & Dance

Downtown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location

Vintage industrial bar and dance club built in a former Packard showroom.

Vintage industrial bar and dance club built in a former Packard showroom.

Abigail Street

Downtown

Approximately 7.52 miles from your location
Abigail Street

Abigail Street

Downtown

Approximately 7.52 miles from your location

A restaurant with a Mediterranean flair, where the emphasis is on seasonal foods meant to be shared.

A restaurant with a Mediterranean flair, where the emphasis is on seasonal foods meant to be shared.

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Mecca

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

Mecca

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

Main Event

Downtown

Approximately 7.32 miles from your location

Main Event

Downtown

Approximately 7.32 miles from your location

Main Event is your standard, dim, no-frills bar with a handful of TVs and a huge dance area. When that dance area fills up in the after-midnight hour, DJs from all over... Read more

Main Event is your standard, dim, no-frills bar with a handful of TVs and a huge dance area. When that dance area fills up in the after-midnight hour, DJs from all over keep the crowd moving. There's also a huge menu of cheap bar food including a $3 bowl of chili, a $7 chef salad, a $12 14-inch pizza and a $6 gourmet roast beef... Read More

Bar 901

Downtown

Approximately 7.58 miles from your location

Bar 901

Downtown

Approximately 7.58 miles from your location

Local bar where everyone feels at home.

Local bar where everyone feels at home.

Lachey's Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.47 miles from your location
Lachey's Bar

Lachey's Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.47 miles from your location

Located at the corner of 12th and Walnut Streets in Cincinnati, Ohio, Lachey's is a neighborhood sports bar and grill brought to life by brothers Nick and Drew Lachey.

Located at the corner of 12th and Walnut Streets in Cincinnati, Ohio, Lachey's is a neighborhood sports bar and grill brought to life by brothers Nick and Drew Lachey.

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Senate

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location
Senate Restaurant

Senate

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location

Features a rotating list of original gourmet hot dogs and a full bar including specialty cocktails and craft beers.

Features a rotating list of original gourmet hot dogs and a full bar including specialty cocktails and craft beers.

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Rock Bottom Brewery

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

Rock Bottom Brewery

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

Rock Bottom Brewery is located in Fountain Square, making this brewpub a great place to enjoy American cuisine before or after an evening downtown. Known for both its food... Read more

Rock Bottom Brewery is located in Fountain Square, making this brewpub a great place to enjoy American cuisine before or after an evening downtown. Known for both its food and the beer they brew onsite, there's something for everyone, whether sitting down to a hearty meal or trying a pint of the homemade beer. You can enjoy a... Read More

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Boca

Downtown

Approximately 7.32 miles from your location
Boca, Cappellacci

Boca

Downtown

Approximately 7.32 miles from your location

Boca is Chef David Falk's ode to Europe. Boca's design couples contemporary European and American stylings with touches of rusticity in an airy urban space. The elegant... Read more

Boca is Chef David Falk's ode to Europe. Boca's design couples contemporary European and American stylings with touches of rusticity in an airy urban space. The elegant and inviting surroundings welcome guests for an evening cocktail, a small bite before a show at nearby theaters, a casual dinner with friends or a luxurious... Read More

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The Dock Complex

Downtown

Approximately 7.88 miles from your location

The Dock Complex

Downtown

Approximately 7.88 miles from your location

The Dock Complex is Cincinnati's longest running alternative lifestyle nightclub. It regularly has DJs, three full service bars, a large outdoor patio and a full... Read more

The Dock Complex is Cincinnati's longest running alternative lifestyle nightclub. It regularly has DJs, three full service bars, a large outdoor patio and a full volleyball court when the weather's fair. This nightclub is always bumping until 3 a.m. on the weekends and usually has a different theme party. The Dock is a place to... Read More

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Tavern on the Hill

Downtown

Approximately 6.66 miles from your location

Tavern on the Hill

Downtown

Approximately 6.66 miles from your location

A sports pub in historic Mt. Adams serving homemade fare and daily food and drink specials.

A sports pub in historic Mt. Adams serving homemade fare and daily food and drink specials.

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Campanello's Italian Restaurant

Downtown

Approximately 7.73 miles from your location

Campanello's Italian Restaurant

Downtown

Approximately 7.73 miles from your location

A staple of Cincinnati's Italian dining community, Campanello's has been located, as its sign proclaims, '3 blocks from the beach' of the Ohio River for more than 25 years... Read more

A staple of Cincinnati's Italian dining community, Campanello's has been located, as its sign proclaims, '3 blocks from the beach' of the Ohio River for more than 25 years. The Campanello family had its straight-off-the-boat American start in the restaurant's building in 1906. Campanello's received some fame in the 1990s... Read More

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Kitty's Sports Grill

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

Kitty's Sports Grill

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

Family-owned sports grill with fresh, quality pub food and walls decorated with sports memorabilia.

Family-owned sports grill with fresh, quality pub food and walls decorated with sports memorabilia.

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Revel OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.43 miles from your location

Revel OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.43 miles from your location

An urban winery that feature a few varietals of wine made on premise as well as other small/family owned wineries throughout the U.S.

An urban winery that feature a few varietals of wine made on premise as well as other small/family owned wineries throughout the U.S.

Queen City Radio

Downtown

Approximately 7.77 miles from your location
Queen City Radio Exterior

Queen City Radio

Downtown

Approximately 7.77 miles from your location

QCR is the perfect place to catch a game and enjoy a pint with friends, coworkers and loved ones. In addition to beer, they will tempt you with boozy slushies, wine and... Read more

QCR is the perfect place to catch a game and enjoy a pint with friends, coworkers and loved ones. In addition to beer, they will tempt you with boozy slushies, wine and delicious cocktails. Also offering wine and beer to-go for all your post work, pre-game, and post-game needs

Salazar

Downtown

Approximately 7.64 miles from your location
Salazar New American Restaurant

Salazar

Downtown

Approximately 7.64 miles from your location

The creative, farm-inspired menu changes frequently, featuring inventive New American cuisine.

The creative, farm-inspired menu changes frequently, featuring inventive New American cuisine.

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Rhinegeist Brewery

Downtown

Approximately 7.89 miles from your location
Rhinegeist

Rhinegeist Brewery

Downtown

Approximately 7.89 miles from your location

Rhinegeist is a brewery built within the skeleton of the old Moerlein bottling plant located in the Over-the-Rhine historical district. Our taproom is a giant indoor adult... Read more

Rhinegeist is a brewery built within the skeleton of the old Moerlein bottling plant located in the Over-the-Rhine historical district. Our taproom is a giant indoor adult playground with cornhole, ping pong and more.

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The Celestial Steakhouse

Downtown

Approximately 6.75 miles from your location
Celestial Steakhouse

The Celestial Steakhouse

Downtown

Approximately 6.75 miles from your location

Four-star and four-diamond award-winning steakhouse enhanced by a spectacular view of Cincinnati from high atop Mt. Adams.

Four-star and four-diamond award-winning steakhouse enhanced by a spectacular view of Cincinnati from high atop Mt. Adams.

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The Hub OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.40 miles from your location

The Hub OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.40 miles from your location

A relaxed beer and bicycle rental business meshed into one exciting new OTR bar.

A relaxed beer and bicycle rental business meshed into one exciting new OTR bar.

Krueger's Tavern

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location
Krueger's Tavern

Krueger's Tavern

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location

Inspired by European taverns of decades past, with house-made sausages and a huge selection of canned beer. Enjoy the rooftop bar and patio.

Inspired by European taverns of decades past, with house-made sausages and a huge selection of canned beer. Enjoy the rooftop bar and patio.

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Plum Street Cafe

Downtown

Approximately 7.71 miles from your location

Plum Street Cafe

Downtown

Approximately 7.71 miles from your location

Celebrating more than 25 years, this family-owned establishment is just a block from the Duke Energy Convention Center. Featuring a full bar, this restaurant is open seven... Read more

Celebrating more than 25 years, this family-owned establishment is just a block from the Duke Energy Convention Center. Featuring a full bar, this restaurant is open seven days a week.

Taft's Ale House

Downtown

Approximately 7.72 miles from your location
Taft's Ale House

Taft's Ale House

Downtown

Approximately 7.72 miles from your location

An 1850 evangelical church-turned-bar that pays homage to Cincinnatian and former president William Howard Taft.

An 1850 evangelical church-turned-bar that pays homage to Cincinnatian and former president William Howard Taft.

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Hangover Easy

Downtown

Approximately 7.62 miles from your location

Hangover Easy

Downtown

Approximately 7.62 miles from your location

Hangover Easy is a laid back breakfast spot serving playful twists on morning classics.

Hangover Easy is a laid back breakfast spot serving playful twists on morning classics.

Next Chapter

Downtown

Approximately 6.62 miles from your location
Next Chapter

Next Chapter

Downtown

Approximately 6.62 miles from your location

Offers everything from burgers and tacos to live bands and DJs in Mt. Adams.

Offers everything from burgers and tacos to live bands and DJs in Mt. Adams.

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Howl At The Moon & Splitsville Luxury Lanes

Downtown

Approximately 7.22 miles from your location
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Howl At The Moon & Splitsville Luxury Lanes

Downtown

Approximately 7.22 miles from your location

Offers 8 luxury lanes, ample indoor and outdoor seating plus high energy live entertainment experience Wednesday through Saturday. Howl at the Moon's unique show is... Read more

Offers 8 luxury lanes, ample indoor and outdoor seating plus high energy live entertainment experience Wednesday through Saturday. Howl at the Moon's unique show is centered around a party with dance hits performed on pianos, guitars, drums and more to create a non-stop atmosphere.Will open for private events and local events... Read More

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Treehouse Patio Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.29 miles from your location

Treehouse Patio Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.29 miles from your location

Outdoor venue offering live entertainment, local brews and custom made swings.

Outdoor venue offering live entertainment, local brews and custom made swings.

The Stretch

Downtown

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location
The Stretch Bar

The Stretch

Downtown

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location

The Stretch offers ambitious cocktails, an exceptional staff, and a distinct, contemporary ambiance highlighted by its iconic 'Cincy Love' neon.

The Stretch offers ambitious cocktails, an exceptional staff, and a distinct, contemporary ambiance highlighted by its iconic 'Cincy Love' neon.

Bay Horse Cafe and Roadhouse

Downtown

Approximately 7.29 miles from your location

Bay Horse Cafe and Roadhouse

Downtown

Approximately 7.29 miles from your location

The Bay Horse Cafe is a bar, cafe, and hotel located near the Aronoff Center in Downtown Cincinnati. Experience the turn of the 20th century in downtown Cincinnati with... Read more

The Bay Horse Cafe is a bar, cafe, and hotel located near the Aronoff Center in Downtown Cincinnati. Experience the turn of the 20th century in downtown Cincinnati with specialty cocktails, beers on draft, and an interesting history.

Skeleton Root

Downtown

Approximately 7.82 miles from your location

Skeleton Root

Downtown

Approximately 7.82 miles from your location

Working winery & event space in historic Over the Rhine, in Cincinnati OH. Located one block north of Findlay Market and the final stop of the Cincinnati Streetcar.

Working winery & event space in historic Over the Rhine, in Cincinnati OH. Located one block north of Findlay Market and the final stop of the Cincinnati Streetcar.

Jekyll Cincinnati

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location
Jekyll Cincinnati Piano

Jekyll Cincinnati

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

Bar & Restaurant with Social, Sharable, Cocktail & Food

Bar & Restaurant with Social, Sharable, Cocktail & Food

Via Vite Restaurant

Downtown

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location
Via Vite

Via Vite Restaurant

Downtown

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location

Via Vite is directly located on Fountain Square, so you can't miss it. The restaurant offers a wide selection of Italian food made by the famed chef Cristian Pietoso (... Read more

Via Vite is directly located on Fountain Square, so you can't miss it. The restaurant offers a wide selection of Italian food made by the famed chef Cristian Pietoso (including late-night menus until 1 a.m. Monday-Saturday). At night, the restaurant becomes a bar. Via Vite has a terrace and lounge on the second floor... Read More

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Cafe de Paris

Downtown

Approximately 7.48 miles from your location

Cafe de Paris

Downtown

Approximately 7.48 miles from your location

Practice your French at this cafes that exudes Parisian chic.Grab a seat at the counter or one of the tables for morning coffee with croissants and muffins. You'll find... Read more

Practice your French at this cafes that exudes Parisian chic.Grab a seat at the counter or one of the tables for morning coffee with croissants and muffins. You'll find lots of delicious sandwiches, salads and soups to sample here and most have a distinctive French flair. Instead of fries for a side, try fresh mango - just... Read More

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The Righteous Room

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location
Righteous Room

The Righteous Room

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

Righteous Room, a relatively new bar and lounge, fits in perfectly with the downtown scene. Urbanites, young professionals and patrons to the nearby Aronoff Center come to... Read more

Righteous Room, a relatively new bar and lounge, fits in perfectly with the downtown scene. Urbanites, young professionals and patrons to the nearby Aronoff Center come to mingle in the airy lounge or chill at the bar with a sophisticated cocktail. Try one of their concoctions half-price during happy hour from 4-8 p.m. daily.

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Plum Court Wine Room

Downtown

Approximately 7.74 miles from your location

Plum Court Wine Room

Downtown

Approximately 7.74 miles from your location

Plum Court Wine Room attracts wine lovers and downtown professionals looking for a new spot to sip some vino, try new wine and enjoy friendly company. Grab a seat at the... Read more

Plum Court Wine Room attracts wine lovers and downtown professionals looking for a new spot to sip some vino, try new wine and enjoy friendly company. Grab a seat at the big, attractive bar from 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Friday for tastings. $15 for four wine tastings and $20 for six tastings.

Christian Moerlein Brewing Company's Malt House Tap Room

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location
Christian Moerlein Brewing Company tap room

Christian Moerlein Brewing Company's Malt House Tap Room

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location

Enjoy fresh pints of Moerlein beer for just $5 in the tap room. Free tours include visits to the authentic 19th century Tap Room, new craft brewery and the portions of the... Read more

Enjoy fresh pints of Moerlein beer for just $5 in the tap room. Free tours include visits to the authentic 19th century Tap Room, new craft brewery and the portions of the underground caverns used in the brewing process from the 1860s along with beer tasting opportunities. 

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The President's Room

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

The President's Room

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

Reopened in April 2014, The Presidents Room is the place where diners experience a mix of classic and new dishes prepared with the finest ingredients available, where... Read more

Reopened in April 2014, The Presidents Room is the place where diners experience a mix of classic and new dishes prepared with the finest ingredients available, where classic drinks have modern and unique variations; all set in a beautiful and elegant piece of Cincinnati's architectural history.

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KnockBack Nats

Downtown

Approximately 7.48 miles from your location
Knockback Nat's Neighborhood Bar

KnockBack Nats

Downtown

Approximately 7.48 miles from your location

KnockBack Nats is more than just a typical sports bar. In addition to dart boards, video golf and video bowling, it also features a great jukebox. Enjoy happy hour daily... Read more

KnockBack Nats is more than just a typical sports bar. In addition to dart boards, video golf and video bowling, it also features a great jukebox. Enjoy happy hour daily between 3 and 7 p.m. Appetizers include nachos and quesadillas as well as wings and burgers for meals. This is your place if you crave cold beer and bar food.

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Longworth's

Downtown

Approximately 6.62 miles from your location

Longworth's

Downtown

Approximately 6.62 miles from your location

Longworth's has a historic and longstanding tradition in Mount Adams. It is named after the one-time owners of the real estate under Mount Adams, and it is actually a... Read more

Longworth's has a historic and longstanding tradition in Mount Adams. It is named after the one-time owners of the real estate under Mount Adams, and it is actually a converted fire house. This tavern (turned bar at night) is always hopping and has an outdoor patio that is open during nice weather. Food is offered, but... Read More

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MOTR Pub

Downtown

Approximately 7.44 miles from your location

MOTR Pub

Downtown

Approximately 7.44 miles from your location

Once Cooper's on Main, MOTR Pub continues the tradition of bringing rock 'n' roll bands and fare to Main Street. Live bands take the stage several nights a week, with the... Read more

Once Cooper's on Main, MOTR Pub continues the tradition of bringing rock 'n' roll bands and fare to Main Street. Live bands take the stage several nights a week, with the big draws happening weekends. You'll want a brew and table for brunch or dinner: While the MOTR Burger is a rock star here, vegan and vegetarian items are... Read More

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Simon Says

Downtown

Approximately 7.30 miles from your location

Simon Says

Downtown

Approximately 7.30 miles from your location

Right in the heart of downtown, Simon Says is a stylishly-decorated, gay version of Cheers (as said by the locals). The jukebox is always pumping with a surprising... Read more

Right in the heart of downtown, Simon Says is a stylishly-decorated, gay version of Cheers (as said by the locals). The jukebox is always pumping with a surprising selection, but not so loud that you can't make conversation. The lack of a dance floor signature to a club and one widescreen makes sure that it's all about chatting... Read More

The Phelps Bar

Downtown

Approximately 6.95 miles from your location

The Phelps Bar

Downtown

Approximately 6.95 miles from your location

The Phelps Bar features small bites, wines, and hand-crafted cocktails in a contemporary, urban atmosphere on the ground floor of the Residence Inn Cincinnati Downtown.

The Phelps Bar features small bites, wines, and hand-crafted cocktails in a contemporary, urban atmosphere on the ground floor of the Residence Inn Cincinnati Downtown.

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