Bars and Nightlife

Find Bars and Nightlife in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky

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!

Featured


Find Bars and Nightlife

Reset Form

 
Displaying 1 - 50 of 596

Landlocked Social House

East

Approximately 6.82 miles from your location

Landlocked Social House

East

Approximately 6.82 miles from your location

Offering third wave coffee, craft beer and an assortment of local snacks and pastries.

Offering third wave coffee, craft beer and an assortment of local snacks and pastries.

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

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 the European taverns of decades past, Krueger's Tavern is a neighborhood restaurant and bar, featuring house-made sausages, and a formidable selection of... Read more

Inspired by the European taverns of decades past, Krueger's Tavern is a neighborhood restaurant and bar, featuring house-made sausages, and a formidable selection of canned, craft brew. Named for the first canned beer in the U.S., Krueger's Tavern will have over 75 can varieties in-house. Sandwiches with artisan bread from... Read More

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

Green Derby Restaurant

South

Approximately 6.31 miles from your location

Green Derby Restaurant

South

Approximately 6.31 miles from your location

Hit up the Green Derby for an authentic slice of Newport's history. A neighborhood fixture since 1947, the Derby's cozy feel would appeal to your grandmother, but its down... Read more

Hit up the Green Derby for an authentic slice of Newport's history. A neighborhood fixture since 1947, the Derby's cozy feel would appeal to your grandmother, but its down-home cooking will satisfy diners of all ages. The menu features a variety of seafood entrees (try the salmon patties). Other favorites include country fried... Read More

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

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.

The Hannaford

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location

The Hannaford

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location

New cocktail lounge in the historic Mutual Building.

New cocktail lounge in the historic Mutual Building.

Wooden Cask Brewing Company

South

Approximately 6.38 miles from your location
Wooden Cask Brewing Company

Wooden Cask Brewing Company

South

Approximately 6.38 miles from your location

In the 2,000 square foot tap room, wood repurposed from six bowling lanes on site was used for the bar top. The darker woods and colors emulate a stripped-down English pub... Read more

In the 2,000 square foot tap room, wood repurposed from six bowling lanes on site was used for the bar top. The darker woods and colors emulate a stripped-down English pub style. That fits with the beer: traditional English, Irish and Scottish styles are a focus, but Wooden Cask makes other offerings, such as an IPA, a blond... Read More

O'Bannon Creek Vineyard, LLC

East

Approximately 18.38 miles from your location

O'Bannon Creek Vineyard, LLC

East

Approximately 18.38 miles from your location

This family-owned winery is located in a rural setting with many unique flavors and a laid back family atmosphere. Bring your own picnic and relax in the tasting room.

This family-owned winery is located in a rural setting with many unique flavors and a laid back family atmosphere. Bring your own picnic and relax in the tasting room.

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

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

The Dime

Downtown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location
The Dime Bar

The Dime

Downtown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location

Tano Bistro

North

Approximately 13.43 miles from your location

Tano Bistro

North

Approximately 13.43 miles from your location

TEMPORARILY CLOSED DUE TO FIRE. Tano Bistro is a contemporary bistro that seats 45, highlighting fresh ingredients with a menu that changes with the seasons. Gaetano... Read more

TEMPORARILY CLOSED DUE TO FIRE. Tano Bistro is a contemporary bistro that seats 45, highlighting fresh ingredients with a menu that changes with the seasons. Gaetano Williams is the chef and owner. He was most recently executive chef at McCormick and Schmick's, Downtown, and he has a long history in the restaurant business; he... Read More

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

Mio Vino Micro Winery

North

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location

Mio Vino Micro Winery

North

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location

This microwinery offers unique blends and wine tastings every day. They also offer the option to make your own wine as well as paint parties and other special events.

This microwinery offers unique blends and wine tastings every day. They also offer the option to make your own wine as well as paint parties and other special events.

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.

MadTree Brewing Company

Uptown

Approximately 4.93 miles from your location
MadTree

MadTree Brewing Company

Uptown

Approximately 4.93 miles from your location

Bringing canned craft beer to Cincinnati.

Bringing canned craft beer to Cincinnati.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

Bearcat Lounge

Uptown

Approximately 7.63 miles from your location

Bearcat Lounge

Uptown

Approximately 7.63 miles from your location

If you ever find yourself in the Kingsgate Marriott Conference Hotel near UC, stop by the Bearcat Lounge near the front lobby. The bright, sleek and modern bar provides a... Read more

If you ever find yourself in the Kingsgate Marriott Conference Hotel near UC, stop by the Bearcat Lounge near the front lobby. The bright, sleek and modern bar provides a pick-me-up before heading to a meeting or conference.Wake up with espresso, coffee or cappuccino. Fuel up for the day with salads and soups, such as the clam... Read More

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

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.

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

Howl At The Moon & Splitsville Luxury Lanes

Downtown

Approximately 7.22 miles from your location
Bowling Balls Howl

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

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.

Starbucks

Uptown

Approximately 7.66 miles from your location

Starbucks

Uptown

Approximately 7.66 miles from your location

It wouldn't be a workday without that daily cup o' joe. Take your pick from espresso drinks, lattes, teas, hot chocolate, iced coffee and cappuccinos. Starbucks also... Read more

It wouldn't be a workday without that daily cup o' joe. Take your pick from espresso drinks, lattes, teas, hot chocolate, iced coffee and cappuccinos. Starbucks also rotates seasonal holiday blends and summertime favorites, like Peppermint Mocha Twist or a cold Frappuccino with whipped cream. Sit and sip inside the cozy... Read More

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

Mecca

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

Mecca

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

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.

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.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

Cork & Cap

East

Approximately 4.76 miles from your location

Cork & Cap

East

Approximately 4.76 miles from your location

Cork & Cap is a laid back wine bar and restaurant located in the historic Hyde Park Square. They offer multiple varieties of wine and beer in a relaxed atmosphere.

Cork & Cap is a laid back wine bar and restaurant located in the historic Hyde Park Square. They offer multiple varieties of wine and beer in a relaxed atmosphere.

Burnet Ridge, Inc.

North

Approximately 12.04 miles from your location

Burnet Ridge, Inc.

North

Approximately 12.04 miles from your location

Burnet Ridge is a small family-owned winery specializing in dry table wines with grapes from around the country.

Burnet Ridge is a small family-owned winery specializing in dry table wines with grapes from around the country.

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.

March First Brewing

North

Approximately 12.72 miles from your location
March First Brewing

March First Brewing

North

Approximately 12.72 miles from your location

March First Brewery was founded with the same spirit and tenacity as our great nation. The fine beer and cider is aptly brewed and bottled in Cincinnati, Ohio. Enjoy the... Read more

March First Brewery was founded with the same spirit and tenacity as our great nation. The fine beer and cider is aptly brewed and bottled in Cincinnati, Ohio. Enjoy the simple taste of a true American craft beer.

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.

Jim & Jack's on the River

West

Approximately 11.29 miles from your location

Jim & Jack's on the River

West

Approximately 11.29 miles from your location

Jim... Read more

Jim & Jacks is the Tri-states home to live country music every Friday and Saturday night with no cover (except special events), free on- site parking and a great pub style menu served on weekends til midnight. Private party room with its own fully stocked bar. Serving lunch and dinner 7 days a week.

Braxton Brewing

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.35 miles from your location
Braxton Brewery

Braxton Brewing

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.35 miles from your location

From a humble start, a love for brewing has become an entrepreneurial obsession. Melding technology & tradition, ideas are born & fermented. Come grab a brew or... Read more

From a humble start, a love for brewing has become an entrepreneurial obsession. Melding technology & tradition, ideas are born & fermented. Come grab a brew or our new coffee roast, Starter. #LiftOneToLife

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

J.D.'s

Uptown

Approximately 8.85 miles from your location

J.D.'s

Uptown

Approximately 8.85 miles from your location

If you like to jam out and listen to people belt it out J.D.'s is the place for you. There's always music cranking out of the jukebox and every Friday people showcase... Read more

If you like to jam out and listen to people belt it out J.D.'s is the place for you. There's always music cranking out of the jukebox and every Friday people showcase their talents for karaoke. The specialty for this restaurant is the double-decker J.D. burger.

Tillie's Lounge

North

Approximately 9.84 miles from your location

Tillie's Lounge

North

Approximately 9.84 miles from your location

Enter at your own risk for well drinks and leather-clad bar mates. The Serpent has a strict dress code, so be sure to consult the website before entering. Entertainment... Read more

Enter at your own risk for well drinks and leather-clad bar mates. The Serpent has a strict dress code, so be sure to consult the website before entering. Entertainment includes bands and weekend fetish theme parties.

Home Base Tavern

Downtown

Approximately 7.68 miles from your location

Home Base Tavern

Downtown

Approximately 7.68 miles from your location

Home Base Tavern has pool, custom made beer pong table, giant jenga and a jukebox. They offer karaoke on Tuesdays at 10 p.m. and free pool on Wednesdays, Thursdays and... Read more

Home Base Tavern has pool, custom made beer pong table, giant jenga and a jukebox. They offer karaoke on Tuesdays at 10 p.m. and free pool on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sunday. Happy Hour is 3-7 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. Formerly Little Bit Bar.

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.

Bourbon Haus 1841

South

Approximately 7.67 miles from your location

Bourbon Haus 1841

South

Approximately 7.67 miles from your location

Bourbon Haus 1841 is located in the Mainstrasse District of Covington, Kentucky. This bar offers quality bourbons infused in cocktails, flights, or straight. They also... Read more

Bourbon Haus 1841 is located in the Mainstrasse District of Covington, Kentucky. This bar offers quality bourbons infused in cocktails, flights, or straight. They also offer local beers and fine wines.

Unwind Wine Bar

East

Approximately 4.64 miles from your location
Unwind Wine Bar

Unwind Wine Bar

East

Approximately 4.64 miles from your location

Unwind is a place to connect with others, meet with friends, plan date nights, schedule pre-dinner and late night drinks or just spoil your dinner with amazing appetizers... Read more

Unwind is a place to connect with others, meet with friends, plan date nights, schedule pre-dinner and late night drinks or just spoil your dinner with amazing appetizers. It has a rustic upscale wine bar feel that features stone and wood, wine scenes on the walls and bottles of wine everywhere.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

Narrow Path Brewing

North

Approximately 13.45 miles from your location

Narrow Path Brewing

North

Approximately 13.45 miles from your location

A creative five barrel brewhouse crafting ales that reflect our own personality and local character in the American and European traditions.

A creative five barrel brewhouse crafting ales that reflect our own personality and local character in the American and European traditions.

Senate

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location
Senate Restaurant

Senate

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location

Senate, the latest addition to Over-the-Rhine's Gateway Quarter, is junk food nirvana. It's a place where they put fried eggs on the hot dogs and sizzle the french fries... Read more

Senate, the latest addition to Over-the-Rhine's Gateway Quarter, is junk food nirvana. It's a place where they put fried eggs on the hot dogs and sizzle the french fries in duck fat, and you just sit there with your big glass of Belgian beer and scarf it all down.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

P.F. Chang's

East

Approximately 5.18 miles from your location

P.F. Chang's

East

Approximately 5.18 miles from your location

This Chinese-chain restaurant is located in the center of the Rookwood Commons shopping center. It is recognized for its great Chinese cuisine and unique ambience,... Read more

This Chinese-chain restaurant is located in the center of the Rookwood Commons shopping center. It is recognized for its great Chinese cuisine and unique ambience, combining ancient Chinese designs with modernity. Although P.F. Chang's is known for its food, they also offer a great centrally located bar with the featured Asian... Read More

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

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.

Anderson Winery

East

Approximately 3.25 miles from your location

Anderson Winery

East

Approximately 3.25 miles from your location

Anderson Winery offers custom made and custom labeled wines for special events and occasions. They have many flavors and varieties in order to please almost every palate.

Anderson Winery offers custom made and custom labeled wines for special events and occasions. They have many flavors and varieties in order to please almost every palate.

BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse

South > Southwest

Approximately 16.50 miles from your location
BJ's Brewhouse

BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse

South > Southwest

Approximately 16.50 miles from your location

This California-based chain offers stylish but casual contemporary decor and high definition flat panel televisions in the bar area. Cocktails, wines, martinis and craft... Read more

This California-based chain offers stylish but casual contemporary decor and high definition flat panel televisions in the bar area. Cocktails, wines, martinis and craft beers are available. The ambience is equally good for the family or a night out with pals.There's something to please everyone on this menu - from appetizers,... Read More

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

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

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

Brown Dog Cafe

North

Approximately 10.79 miles from your location
Brown Dog Cafe

Brown Dog Cafe

North

Approximately 10.79 miles from your location

This highly regarded restaurant and cafe combines a myriad of cuisines to create an eclectic menu suitable for all appetites. The cafe offers live music on Saturdays and... Read more

This highly regarded restaurant and cafe combines a myriad of cuisines to create an eclectic menu suitable for all appetites. The cafe offers live music on Saturdays and fresh game instituted in every menu (roast boar tenderloin or pan roast venison loin, anyone?). Chef Shawn McCoy has really taken the upscale casual restaurant... Read More

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

Bardwell Winery

East

Approximately 24.53 miles from your location

Bardwell Winery

East

Approximately 24.53 miles from your location

Established in 2008, Bardwell Winery currently offers nine select wines. All wines come from the very best hand picked grapes and are corked in house. Each hand crafted... Read more

Established in 2008, Bardwell Winery currently offers nine select wines. All wines come from the very best hand picked grapes and are corked in house. Each hand crafted vintage is thoroughly inspected. We offer a cozy dining area. Perfect for a nice romantic evening out, anniversary, or any other kind of private engagement.

Featured
Featured