Bars and Nightlife

Find Bars and Nightlife in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky (Uptown 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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Taste of Belgium

Uptown

Approximately 7.62 miles from your location
Taste of Belgium

Taste of Belgium

Uptown

Approximately 7.62 miles from your location

The Short Vine location of Taste of Belgium is much like the Downtown cafe, but with more beer, some dishes served in smaller portions and some less expensive choices.

The Short Vine location of Taste of Belgium is much like the Downtown cafe, but with more beer, some dishes served in smaller portions and some less expensive choices.

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The Woodburn Brewery

Uptown

Approximately 5.91 miles from your location

The Woodburn Brewery

Uptown

Approximately 5.91 miles from your location

Craft brewery located in the East Walnut Hill neighborhood of Cincinnati.

Craft brewery located in the East Walnut Hill neighborhood of Cincinnati.

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Urban Artifact

Uptown

Approximately 10.01 miles from your location
Urban Artifact Brewery

Urban Artifact

Uptown

Approximately 10.01 miles from your location

Urban Artifact celebrates Wild Culture: both by the beers they artfully craft and the experiences they create in their taproom. Focusing on sour & wild beers & the... Read more

Urban Artifact celebrates Wild Culture: both by the beers they artfully craft and the experiences they create in their taproom. Focusing on sour & wild beers & the best in local entertainment, Urban Artifact strives to become a destination for the Northside neighborhood and Cincinnati as a whole.

MadTree Brewing Company

Uptown

Approximately 4.93 miles from your location
MadTree Brewing

MadTree Brewing Company

Uptown

Approximately 4.93 miles from your location

Bringing canned craft beer to Cincinnati.

Bringing canned craft beer to Cincinnati.

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Arlin's Bar

Uptown

Approximately 8.41 miles from your location

Arlin's Bar

Uptown

Approximately 8.41 miles from your location

Imagine it, stepping out of a film at the Esquire on a Saturday evening and hearing some sounds that are pretty partyriffic. Look across the street and you'll see the... Read more

Imagine it, stepping out of a film at the Esquire on a Saturday evening and hearing some sounds that are pretty partyriffic. Look across the street and you'll see the source of the bustle and chatter: Arlin's is absolutely hopping. It could be any number of things that makes Arlin's appealing: the fine selection of import and... Read More

Baba Budan's

Uptown

Approximately 8.12 miles from your location
Baba Budan's

Baba Budan's

Uptown

Approximately 8.12 miles from your location

Baba's is a UC institution that offers the college crowd and locals the chance to sit, relax, read and people watch in casual, colorful surroundings. There are coffees,... Read more

Baba's is a UC institution that offers the college crowd and locals the chance to sit, relax, read and people watch in casual, colorful surroundings. There are coffees, teas, wine, beer and spirits to satisfy every taste, plus a music venue showcasing with live music every Tuesday-Saturday starting around 9-10 p.m.Healthy... Read More

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Wesley's Sports Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 8.29 miles from your location

Wesley's Sports Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 8.29 miles from your location

Wesley's has taken over the former Crosley's Sports Bar location, offering music happenings such line dancing, open mic and open turntables. It rocks bar food, too. Ever... Read more

Wesley's has taken over the former Crosley's Sports Bar location, offering music happenings such line dancing, open mic and open turntables. It rocks bar food, too. Ever heard of a Fowl Shot? That's marinated chicken breast on a hoagie bun.Happy hour is Monday-Friday 4-7 p.m., when drinks and wings are cheaper. Drink specials... Read More

Slammers Lounge

Uptown

Approximately 4.90 miles from your location

Slammers Lounge

Uptown

Approximately 4.90 miles from your location

Foosball is the name of the game at this sports bar, which hosts some of the most competitive tournaments in the region. Slammers also offers pool, video games, big-screen... Read more

Foosball is the name of the game at this sports bar, which hosts some of the most competitive tournaments in the region. Slammers also offers pool, video games, big-screen TVs and everything else a good sports bar should have, including daily drink specials.

Tavern on the Hill

Uptown

Approximately 6.66 miles from your location

Tavern on the Hill

Uptown

Approximately 6.66 miles from your location

Tavern on the Hill is one of the best combinations in Mount Adams: there is the up-scale 'Hillside' dining room on one side and then the other side is a small bar... Read more

Tavern on the Hill is one of the best combinations in Mount Adams: there is the up-scale 'Hillside' dining room on one side and then the other side is a small bar complete with jukebox and plasma TV's. The tavern menu includes classic bar food with the specialty chicken sandwiches and hand-tossed pizza. Make sure to catch a Red... Read More

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The Greenwich

Uptown

Approximately 6.52 miles from your location

The Greenwich

Uptown

Approximately 6.52 miles from your location

Arts and entertainment is what The Greenwich of Walnut Hills is all about. This jazz haven plays host to an eclectic list of venues and even has its own art gallery... Read more

Arts and entertainment is what The Greenwich of Walnut Hills is all about. This jazz haven plays host to an eclectic list of venues and even has its own art gallery upstairs, appropriately named 'Upstairs at The Greenwich'. Originally a jazz oriented bar, The Greenwich has expanded to include such acts as slam poetry (... Read More

Martino's on Vine

Uptown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location

Martino's on Vine

Uptown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location

Get a taste of Pittsburgh's rich Italian heritage just minutes from the University of Cincinnati. Their homemade sauce is infused into many dishes, such as the buffalo... Read more

Get a taste of Pittsburgh's rich Italian heritage just minutes from the University of Cincinnati. Their homemade sauce is infused into many dishes, such as the buffalo fries and of course, the Pittsburgh-style wings. Kick back with a cold one and enjoy the game (don't forget your Steelers jersey!)

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Zip's Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 3.73 miles from your location
Zip's Cafe

Zip's Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 3.73 miles from your location

For more than eight decades, burgers have been what Zip's Cafe does best. Repeatedly hailed as the best in town, they're made from meat delivered daily from Cincinnati's... Read more

For more than eight decades, burgers have been what Zip's Cafe does best. Repeatedly hailed as the best in town, they're made from meat delivered daily from Cincinnati's Bleh-Avril and Sons Inc. Zip's is a genuine, venerable neighborhood bar that caters to a host of personalities, from sports teams to business professionals to... Read More

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Lookout Joe Mount Lookout Coffee Roasters

Uptown

Approximately 3.77 miles from your location

Lookout Joe Mount Lookout Coffee Roasters

Uptown

Approximately 3.77 miles from your location

If you are looking for a place to grab a cup of freshly roasted coffee and kick back for some friendly conversation, Lookout Joe Mount Lookout Coffee Roasters is the spot... Read more

If you are looking for a place to grab a cup of freshly roasted coffee and kick back for some friendly conversation, Lookout Joe Mount Lookout Coffee Roasters is the spot for you. This coffee house takes pride in the freshness of its coffee, roasting small batches of beans in a Probat L12 coffee roaster, which is prominently... Read More

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Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern

Uptown

Approximately 5.10 miles from your location

Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern

Uptown

Approximately 5.10 miles from your location

Located in bustling Rookwood Pavilion, Rusty Bucket offers an eclectic menu in a cozy, casual sports setting. Dig into anything from British pub fare like fish and chips... Read more

Located in bustling Rookwood Pavilion, Rusty Bucket offers an eclectic menu in a cozy, casual sports setting. Dig into anything from British pub fare like fish and chips and the ever-popular fried pickles to American classics like burgers, wings and their fresh in-house made meatloaf, a crowd favorite. Though food is important... Read More

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Blue Manatee Decafe

Uptown

Approximately 4.96 miles from your location

Blue Manatee Decafe

Uptown

Approximately 4.96 miles from your location

Connected to a children's bookstore, the Blue Manatee decafe is a relatively new coffeeshop with a childlike twist. Names of the smoothies - pleasing to all ages -... Read more

Connected to a children's bookstore, the Blue Manatee decafe is a relatively new coffeeshop with a childlike twist. Names of the smoothies - pleasing to all ages - represent children's books (try James the Giant Peach and Curious George). One of the round tables is small with a chalkboard surface and a bowl in the middle with... Read More

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Sitwells

Uptown

Approximately 8.47 miles from your location

Sitwells

Uptown

Approximately 8.47 miles from your location

This coffeehouse-meets-bar attracts quite the creative crowd. Poets, musicians, artists, scholars and teachers all find solace in the comfy cafe which often doubles as... Read more

This coffeehouse-meets-bar attracts quite the creative crowd. Poets, musicians, artists, scholars and teachers all find solace in the comfy cafe which often doubles as their workspace. For those feeling a bit less studious, Sitwells has a number of ways to pass the time -- show off your backgammon skills, listen in on a poetry... Read More

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Dana Gardens

Uptown

Approximately 6.04 miles from your location

Dana Gardens

Uptown

Approximately 6.04 miles from your location

Dana Gardens, or more affectionately known as 'Dana's,' is a popular hangout for Xavier University's students, faculty and alumni. The perfect place to take in a... Read more

Dana Gardens, or more affectionately known as 'Dana's,' is a popular hangout for Xavier University's students, faculty and alumni. The perfect place to take in a basketball game and share the collegiate spirit, Dana's serves up food such as the 'U.C. Sucks Mett,' a mettwurst served on two pieces of toast, the 'Muskie Burger'... Read More

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The Coffee Shop on Madison

Uptown

Approximately 5.29 miles from your location

The Coffee Shop on Madison

Uptown

Approximately 5.29 miles from your location

The Coffee Shop on Madison is a cute, welcoming little place. In addition to fair trade and organic coffee, they've also got soups, sandwiches, bagels, Belgium waffles and... Read more

The Coffee Shop on Madison is a cute, welcoming little place. In addition to fair trade and organic coffee, they've also got soups, sandwiches, bagels, Belgium waffles and baked goods including Zingerman's Brownies, coffee cakes and American Spoon jam. The gorgeous back garden is a great place to gather with friends on a warm... Read More

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Gordo's Pub and Grill

Uptown

Approximately 6.13 miles from your location

Gordo's Pub and Grill

Uptown

Approximately 6.13 miles from your location

When you think of sports bar food, the words "fried" and "cheesy" usually come to mind. But at Gordo's, you can get a Jean-Robert burger, thanks to owner Gordo, who used... Read more

When you think of sports bar food, the words "fried" and "cheesy" usually come to mind. But at Gordo's, you can get a Jean-Robert burger, thanks to owner Gordo, who used to be chef de cuisine for the Jean-Robert Restaurant Group. Gordo's gives off a sports bar vibe with an upscale feel. Don't worry, there are still TVs to watch... Read More

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China Gourmet

Uptown

Approximately 4.07 miles from your location

China Gourmet

Uptown

Approximately 4.07 miles from your location

China Gourmet is your ticket to classic Chinese cuisine in an upscale, fine-dining setting. They feature traditional Cantonese and Szechuan but can also prepare custom and... Read more

China Gourmet is your ticket to classic Chinese cuisine in an upscale, fine-dining setting. They feature traditional Cantonese and Szechuan but can also prepare custom and unique dishes for their guests. Gourmet favorites include classics, like the fresh rainbow trout or the wok-seared sea scallops. New menu features call for a... Read More

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Cluxton Alley Coffee Roasters

Uptown

Approximately 9.85 miles from your location

Cluxton Alley Coffee Roasters

Uptown

Approximately 9.85 miles from your location

Cluxton Alley Coffee Roasters is truly a Northside institution - you just have to try a little harder to find it. A corner of the coffeehouse is like a little greenhouse,... Read more

Cluxton Alley Coffee Roasters is truly a Northside institution - you just have to try a little harder to find it. A corner of the coffeehouse is like a little greenhouse, with plants and glass windows. But the main reason people keep coming back is the fresh roasted coffee and the Shadeau baked goods.

Listermann Brewing Company

Uptown

Approximately 6.32 miles from your location
Listermann Brewing Company

Listermann Brewing Company

Uptown

Approximately 6.32 miles from your location

Listermann Brewing Co. has been producing fine lagers and ales in Cincinnati since 2008 and has operated the region's largest home brew supply store since 1995, offering... Read more

Listermann Brewing Co. has been producing fine lagers and ales in Cincinnati since 2008 and has operated the region's largest home brew supply store since 1995, offering almost everything you could want to make your own wine, beer or cheese. Also home to Triple Digit Brewing Company specializing in high-gravity craft beers,... Read More

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Good Fellas

Uptown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location

Good Fellas

Uptown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location

Comfortable and relaxing, Good Fellas is a great place to hang out with friends and catch the game. A wide array of your favorite bar foods at inexpensive prices makes... Read more

Comfortable and relaxing, Good Fellas is a great place to hang out with friends and catch the game. A wide array of your favorite bar foods at inexpensive prices makes this sports bar the go-to spot. Brave drinkers test their courage on karaoke Wednesdays while others sit back and enjoy the evening's free entertainment. Happy... Read More

Highland

Uptown

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location

Highland

Uptown

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location

This venerable Corryville hangout has a definite bohemian atmosphere within its vintage walls. It's a fine place to come alone to read the paper and warm up with a... Read more

This venerable Corryville hangout has a definite bohemian atmosphere within its vintage walls. It's a fine place to come alone to read the paper and warm up with a Guinness or spiked coffee. There's also a full bar serving its diverse clientele. The Highland serves coffees, beer, spirits, pie, sandwiches and vegetarian chili.... Read More

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Arthur's Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 4.76 miles from your location
Arthur's Cafe

Arthur's Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 4.76 miles from your location

This neighborhood bar is full of flair, featuring an enter wall of caricatures depicting frequent and locally famous customers of the past. Arthur's is known for offering... Read more

This neighborhood bar is full of flair, featuring an enter wall of caricatures depicting frequent and locally famous customers of the past. Arthur's is known for offering some delectable burgers. The best perennial deal of the house is "Burger Madness," which features their burgers with unlimited toppings, Sunday through... Read More

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The Brew House

Uptown

Approximately 6.34 miles from your location
Brew House

The Brew House

Uptown

Approximately 6.34 miles from your location

The Brew House is a laidback sports bar located in a 1870s building in Walnut Hills. Come hungry because they've got a big menu with items like Atlantic salmon steak with... Read more

The Brew House is a laidback sports bar located in a 1870s building in Walnut Hills. Come hungry because they've got a big menu with items like Atlantic salmon steak with wild raspberry vinaigrette, burgers and fries, and cheddar cheese soup. Put some money in the jukebox, grab a beer and then watch the game on one of their new... Read More

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The Stand

Uptown

Approximately 3.75 miles from your location

The Stand

Uptown

Approximately 3.75 miles from your location

The Stand, located in Mount Lookout Square, is a lounge/bar with contemporary exterior giving way to funky, trendy decor on the inside. The bar is made comfortable by the... Read more

The Stand, located in Mount Lookout Square, is a lounge/bar with contemporary exterior giving way to funky, trendy decor on the inside. The bar is made comfortable by the dim lighting, scattered couches for striking up conversation and flat-screens. Anything could happen at The Stand: You could find yourself grooving to the... Read More

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Awakenings Coffee - Hyde Park

Uptown

Approximately 4.72 miles from your location

Awakenings Coffee - Hyde Park

Uptown

Approximately 4.72 miles from your location

The coffeehouse/wine bar located in busy Hyde Park Square is the perfect location to settle in with a cup of coffee by day or glass of wine by night. You will be instantly... Read more

The coffeehouse/wine bar located in busy Hyde Park Square is the perfect location to settle in with a cup of coffee by day or glass of wine by night. You will be instantly impressed by the wall of wines offered because, well, it's pretty big. This European-style cafe features many different varieties of coffee, espresso and tea... Read More

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Brass Tap

Uptown

Approximately 7.91 miles from your location
Brass Tap

Brass Tap

Uptown

Approximately 7.91 miles from your location

Choose from more than 300 craft beers - including more than 30 beers from local breweries - and a diverse selection of wines at The Brass Tap in Clifton Heights. The first... Read more

Choose from more than 300 craft beers - including more than 30 beers from local breweries - and a diverse selection of wines at The Brass Tap in Clifton Heights. The first Midwest location of the Tampa-based craft beer bar chain has an upscale-casual feel, with lots of wood, brewery signs, TVs for watching sports and garage... Read More

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Ryan's Xavier Eatery & Pub

Uptown

Approximately 6.35 miles from your location

Ryan's Xavier Eatery & Pub

Uptown

Approximately 6.35 miles from your location

Ryan's Xavier Eatery & Pub is located in the Gallagher Student Center on Xavier University's campus, and is a popular spot to order wings and watch Muskie hoops. They... Read more

Ryan's Xavier Eatery & Pub is located in the Gallagher Student Center on Xavier University's campus, and is a popular spot to order wings and watch Muskie hoops. They have all the bar goodies like The 4th Musketeer Chicken Tenders and Cincinnati Chili Cheese Fries, plus flatbread pizzas, soups and salads. The Sean Miller... Read More

Andy's Mediterranean Grille

Uptown

Approximately 6.58 miles from your location

Andy's Mediterranean Grille

Uptown

Approximately 6.58 miles from your location

Belly-dancers and an outdoor hookah-smoking area are among the unique features at this local favorite, along with succulent grilled kabobs. It's hard to beat the value... Read more

Belly-dancers and an outdoor hookah-smoking area are among the unique features at this local favorite, along with succulent grilled kabobs. It's hard to beat the value either, with 3-course dinners for $25 and 3-course lunches for $8 every day of the week. The owners sell their own marinade and salad dressing for fans to take... Read More

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Cliqq & Sip

Uptown

Approximately 8.19 miles from your location

Cliqq & Sip

Uptown

Approximately 8.19 miles from your location

Cliqq and Sip is a green cafe that serves Crimson Cup Coffee roasted in Ohio and features free Wi-Fi, affordable laptop rental and more. It will also be a platform for... Read more

Cliqq and Sip is a green cafe that serves Crimson Cup Coffee roasted in Ohio and features free Wi-Fi, affordable laptop rental and more. It will also be a platform for local artists to feature their talents on a regular basis.

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Buffalo Wild Wings

Uptown

Approximately 5.01 miles from your location

Buffalo Wild Wings

Uptown

Approximately 5.01 miles from your location

Wings. Beer. Sports. That's what you're gonna get here. There are plenty of food options (salads, burgers, etc ...), but wings are the thing with 14 different... Read more

Wings. Beer. Sports. That's what you're gonna get here. There are plenty of food options (salads, burgers, etc ...), but wings are the thing with 14 different sauces, including Asian Zing and Mango Habanero. There are a slew of big screens to watch games on. And there are some trivia and video games, too. This is good to know:... Read More

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