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!

Featured

Find Bars and Nightlife

Reset Form

 
Displaying 1 - 50 of 178

Moerlein Lager House

Downtown

Approximately 7.16 miles from your location
Moerlein Lager House

Moerlein Lager House

Downtown

Approximately 7.16 miles from your location

The history and heritage of Cincinnati’s storied brewing history comes alive at the Moerlein Lager House Restaurant and Brewery. Prominently situated in the dynamic new... Read more

The history and heritage of Cincinnati’s storied brewing history comes alive at the Moerlein Lager House Restaurant and Brewery. Prominently situated in the dynamic new Smale Riverfront Park, the Moerlein Lager House offers a guest experience unlike any other—a working microbrewery producing a full line of Moerlein craft brews... Read More

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse

Downtown

Approximately 7.36 miles from your location
Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse (photo: Wendy Pramik)

Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse

Downtown

Approximately 7.36 miles from your location

An upscale option offering steaks, chops, seafood, sushi and classic sides in a vibrant art deco room.

An upscale option offering steaks, chops, seafood, sushi and classic sides in a vibrant art deco room.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

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

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

Crown Republic Gastropub

Downtown

Approximately 7.20 miles from your location

Crown Republic Gastropub

Downtown

Approximately 7.20 miles from your location

Rustic American fare in the heart of Downtown Cincinnati 

Rustic American fare in the heart of Downtown Cincinnati 

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

Sports Page Restaurant

Downtown

Approximately 7.44 miles from your location
The Page Boy from Sports Page (photo: Thadd Fiala)

Sports Page Restaurant

Downtown

Approximately 7.44 miles from your location

Sports Page Restaurant has been open for 30 years and is the most cozy sports-oriented restaurant you can find downtown. The home-style breakfast meals range from Western... Read more

Sports Page Restaurant has been open for 30 years and is the most cozy sports-oriented restaurant you can find downtown. The home-style breakfast meals range from Western omelettes to goetta and egg platters. During lunch, try its famous double deckers or grand slam burgers.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

Butcher and Barrel

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location
Butcher & Barrel (Photo: Stuart MacKenzie)

Butcher and Barrel

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location

South American-style steakhouse serving craft cocktails in industrial, rustic-chic surrounds.

South American-style steakhouse serving craft cocktails in industrial, rustic-chic surrounds.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

Brewdog

Downtown

Approximately 7.24 miles from your location

Brewdog

Downtown

Approximately 7.24 miles from your location

Scotland-based brewery BrewDog is located in Pendlton serving up its famous craft beer, the largest in the UK.  The taproom includes 8,500 square feet and a 1,000... Read more

Scotland-based brewery BrewDog is located in Pendlton serving up its famous craft beer, the largest in the UK.  The taproom includes 8,500 square feet and a 1,000 square foot rooftop deck. The kitchen includes a menu of "junk-food". Enjoy cames like giant Jenga, Connect Four and a gaming room with old-school pinballs and arcade... Read More

Vestry at the Transept

Downtown

Approximately 7.75 miles from your location
Vestry at The Transept (photo: Abby Erwin)

Vestry at the Transept

Downtown

Approximately 7.75 miles from your location

Public bar located within The Transept, a premium event space in OTR featuring a unique classic edge thanks to its German gothic church architecture.

Public bar located within The Transept, a premium event space in OTR featuring a unique classic edge thanks to its German gothic church architecture.

Street City Pub

Downtown

Approximately 7.30 miles from your location

Street City Pub

Downtown

Approximately 7.30 miles from your location

Formerly O'Reilly's, Street City Pub (owned by Prime Cincinnati) provides outstanding hospitality with a neighborly atmosphere, tremendous food and drinks, and... Read more

Formerly O'Reilly's, Street City Pub (owned by Prime Cincinnati) provides outstanding hospitality with a neighborly atmosphere, tremendous food and drinks, and enthusiastic service. Serving up authentic Irish pub-style fare. Plus, improv every Friday night and live music on Saturdays! 

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

On the Rhine Eatery

Downtown

Approximately 7.40 miles from your location
On the Rhine Eatery ( photo Abby Davidson)

On the Rhine Eatery

Downtown

Approximately 7.40 miles from your location

Located in the downtown Kroger on the second floor, you will find an array of local fare in a food hall setting, the first in Cincinnati, complete with a full-service bar... Read more

Located in the downtown Kroger on the second floor, you will find an array of local fare in a food hall setting, the first in Cincinnati, complete with a full-service bar and patio.  Local restaurants represented include: Eli's BBQ Dope Asian Street Fair Django Western Taco Kitchen 1883 Queen City Whip Kitchen 1883 and... 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 a diverse night club with a friendly atmosphere. Ages 18+ welcome.

The Dock Complex is a diverse night club with a friendly atmosphere. Ages 18+ welcome.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

Bakersfield OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location
Bakersfield OTR

Bakersfield OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location

Bakersfield OTR in now open in the Gateway Quarter. The tacos, tequila and whiskey bar on Vine Street is owned by Joe Lanni. Choose from a selection of 45 tequilas, 45... Read more

Bakersfield OTR in now open in the Gateway Quarter. The tacos, tequila and whiskey bar on Vine Street is owned by Joe Lanni. Choose from a selection of 45 tequilas, 45 American whiskeys and a menu of authentic Mexican street food.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

3 Points Urban Brewery

Downtown

Approximately 7.23 miles from your location
3 Points Urban Brewery

3 Points Urban Brewery

Downtown

Approximately 7.23 miles from your location

Brewery with a focus on art, experience, and beer. 

Brewery with a focus on art, experience, and beer. 

Wodka Bar OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location
Wodka Bar (Photo: Abby Davidson)

Wodka Bar OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location

Eastern European-inspired restaurant and bar serving Zakuska and house-infused vodkas, original cocktails, and beer and wine.

Eastern European-inspired restaurant and bar serving Zakuska and house-infused vodkas, original cocktails, and beer and wine.

Symphony Hotel Restaurant & Jazz Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.77 miles from your location
Symphony Hotel Restaurant

Symphony Hotel Restaurant & Jazz Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.77 miles from your location

The Symphony Hotel and Restaurant features contemporary, seasonal New-American cuisine in a setting that combines stunning Italianate architecture with elegant historical... Read more

The Symphony Hotel and Restaurant features contemporary, seasonal New-American cuisine in a setting that combines stunning Italianate architecture with elegant historical furnishings. The sophisticated bar and lounge are a welcoming spot for before and after dinner drinks and for live jazz music every Thursday, Friday, and... Read More

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

Lola's

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location
Lola's (Photo: Lisa Colina)

Lola's

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location

A unique blend between your favorite coffee house and local pub, proudly serving locally roasted coffee & locally brewed beers alongside as house-crafted specialty... Read more

A unique blend between your favorite coffee house and local pub, proudly serving locally roasted coffee & locally brewed beers alongside as house-crafted specialty cocktails.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

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.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

Holiday Spirits

Downtown

Approximately 7.72 miles from your location

Holiday Spirits

Downtown

Approximately 7.72 miles from your location

Holiday Spirits a new dive bar located in Over the Rhine shares a spot with Forty Thieves walk-up window serving up Middle Eastern street food. Enjoy dishes like falafel,... Read more

Holiday Spirits a new dive bar located in Over the Rhine shares a spot with Forty Thieves walk-up window serving up Middle Eastern street food. Enjoy dishes like falafel, shawarma and grilled chicken thighs. Grab a libaton at Holiday Spirits with pool tables, darts, skee ball and Golden Tee. Relax on their outside patio with... Read More

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

The Jazz Club at Schwartz's Point

Downtown

Approximately 7.76 miles from your location
Schwartz's Point Jazz

The Jazz Club at Schwartz's Point

Downtown

Approximately 7.76 miles from your location

Oriental carpets line the walls of this intimate locale featuring a full bar & jazz performances.

Oriental carpets line the walls of this intimate locale featuring a full bar & jazz performances.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

Salazar

Downtown

Approximately 7.64 miles from your location
Salazar New American Restaurant (photo: Joe Simon)

Salazar

Downtown

Approximately 7.64 miles from your location

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

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

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

The Mercer

Downtown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location

The Mercer

Downtown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location

Varied European-influcenced dishes served in a stylish venue.

Varied European-influcenced dishes served in a stylish venue.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

Rock Bottom Brewery

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

Rock Bottom Brewery

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

Brewpub chain offering house beers and upscale pub food and American fare.

Brewpub chain offering house beers and upscale pub food and American fare.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

Nada

Downtown

Approximately 7.33 miles from your location
Nada (photo: Boca Restaurant Group)

Nada

Downtown

Approximately 7.33 miles from your location

Trendy Mexican cantina with outdoor seating, festive cocktails, and upscale fare in a chic setting.

Trendy Mexican cantina with outdoor seating, festive cocktails, and upscale fare in a chic setting.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

16-Bit Bar+Arcade

Downtown

Approximately 7.50 miles from your location
16-Bit Bar+Arcade (photo: Louis Rideout)

16-Bit Bar+Arcade

Downtown

Approximately 7.50 miles from your location

With a name coined from the computer architecture that several of our 50+ vintage arcade games were built on, 16-Bit appeals to those looking for an alternative to the... Read more

With a name coined from the computer architecture that several of our 50+ vintage arcade games were built on, 16-Bit appeals to those looking for an alternative to the monotonous. From bar-going veterans to young open-minded, beer-centric types, to arcade game novices and enthusiasts, the nostalgic and playful vibe is for... Read More

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

A Tavola

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

A Tavola

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

A Tavola, a bar, trattoria and pizzeria, is now open a few doors away from Senate Restaurant. The offer pizza and bruschetta cooked in a wood-fired oven, and a drink menu... Read more

A Tavola, a bar, trattoria and pizzeria, is now open a few doors away from Senate Restaurant. The offer pizza and bruschetta cooked in a wood-fired oven, and a drink menu of craft cocktails, micro brews, local beers and quality wines. They got their start doing pizza nights at Northside's Take the Cake cafe.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

Lost & Found OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.33 miles from your location

Lost & Found OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.33 miles from your location

The bar features a menu of craft cocktails, shareable food and curated wine and beer lists. 

The bar features a menu of craft cocktails, shareable food and curated wine and beer lists. 

Kaze

Downtown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location
Kaze OTR

Kaze

Downtown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location

Gastropub serving sushi and creative Japanese fare in a stylish space, with a lounge and beer garden.

Gastropub serving sushi and creative Japanese fare in a stylish space, with a lounge and beer garden.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

Scene Ultra Lounge

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location

Scene Ultra Lounge

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location

Boisterous nightspot with craft beers, cocktails, DJs, a dance floor, and TVs for sports fans.

Boisterous nightspot with craft beers, cocktails, DJs, a dance floor, and TVs for sports fans.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

Tokyo Kitty

Downtown

Approximately 7.51 miles from your location

Tokyo Kitty

Downtown

Approximately 7.51 miles from your location

A Japanese-style karaoke bar offering private rooms and Asian-Tiki cocktails in an environment that immerses guests in the sensory culture of Tokyo.

A Japanese-style karaoke bar offering private rooms and Asian-Tiki cocktails in an environment that immerses guests in the sensory culture of Tokyo.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

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.

Arnold's Bar & Grill

Downtown

Approximately 7.27 miles from your location
The Dancing Pig at Arnold's Bar and Grill (photo: Thadd Fiala)

Arnold's Bar & Grill

Downtown

Approximately 7.27 miles from your location

Lively spot for American food (with vegan options) and live tunes in a historic, art-adorned space.

Lively spot for American food (with vegan options) and live tunes in a historic, art-adorned space.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

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.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

Boomtown Biscuits & Whiskey

Downtown

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location

Boomtown Biscuits & Whiskey

Downtown

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location

A one of a kind dining experience focused on comfort food.  

A one of a kind dining experience focused on comfort food.  

Rosedale

Downtown

Approximately 7.36 miles from your location

Rosedale

Downtown

Approximately 7.36 miles from your location

Snazzy bar featuring a dog-friendly patio and bocce ball courts.  

Snazzy bar featuring a dog-friendly patio and bocce ball courts.  

Yard House

Downtown

Approximately 7.26 miles from your location

Yard House

Downtown

Approximately 7.26 miles from your location

Yard House offers 160 beer taps and an extensive menu of American fusion cuisine, serving lunch, dinner and late-night snacks. Extensive menu of American fusion cuisine,... Read more

Yard House offers 160 beer taps and an extensive menu of American fusion cuisine, serving lunch, dinner and late-night snacks. Extensive menu of American fusion cuisine, ranging from burgers and salads on up to miso sea bass and lobster garlic noodles.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

Che

Downtown

Approximately 7.50 miles from your location
Che (photo: Lisa Colina)

Che

Downtown

Approximately 7.50 miles from your location

Argentinian-owned and operated restaurant and bar serving food "the way Grandma made". Delicious.

Argentinian-owned and operated restaurant and bar serving food "the way Grandma made". Delicious.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

MOTR Pub

Downtown

Approximately 7.44 miles from your location

MOTR Pub

Downtown

Approximately 7.44 miles from your location

Easygoing hangout with local art on the walls, featuring live rock bands and hearty comfort fare.

Easygoing hangout with local art on the walls, featuring live rock bands and hearty comfort fare.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

The Mockbee

Downtown

Approximately 8.58 miles from your location

The Mockbee

Downtown

Approximately 8.58 miles from your location

Eclectic music venue and full bar.

Eclectic music venue and full bar.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

COPA Lounge

Downtown

Approximately 7.30 miles from your location

COPA Lounge

Downtown

Approximately 7.30 miles from your location

Enjoy great music brought to you by an array of DJs and 5 bars including amazing drink specials and food. Adult fun in a classy venue in OTR. 

Enjoy great music brought to you by an array of DJs and 5 bars including amazing drink specials and food. Adult fun in a classy venue in OTR. 

Locoba by Platform

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

Locoba by Platform

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

Platform Beer Co Tasting Room location in the Over-The-Rhine District of Cincinnati. Specializing in coffee, beer and cocktails. Food served all day.

Platform Beer Co Tasting Room location in the Over-The-Rhine District of Cincinnati. Specializing in coffee, beer and cocktails. Food served all day.

Revel OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.43 miles from your location

Revel OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.43 miles from your location

Cozy winery with live music, handcrafted wines, and light snacks in rustic-chic digs with live music.

Cozy winery with live music, handcrafted wines, and light snacks in rustic-chic digs with live music.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

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.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

Boca

Downtown

Approximately 7.32 miles from your location
Boca

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

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

Igby's

Downtown

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location
Igby's

Igby's

Downtown

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location

Located in Downtown Cincinnati on Sixth Street, Igby's is the 10th location from Four Entertainment Group (4EG).

Located in Downtown Cincinnati on Sixth Street, Igby's is the 10th location from Four Entertainment Group (4EG).

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:

Nicholson's Tavern & Pub

Downtown

Approximately 7.40 miles from your location

Nicholson's Tavern & Pub

Downtown

Approximately 7.40 miles from your location

Men in kilts serve a Scottish-American gastropub menu with beer and brown spirits plus live music.

Men in kilts serve a Scottish-American gastropub menu with beer and brown spirits plus live music.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
Featured
Featured