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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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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.

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Brick and Mortar

Downtown

Approximately 7.46 miles from your location
The Cincinnatian Hotel

Brick and Mortar

Downtown

Approximately 7.46 miles from your location

Upscale Gastro-Pub. Casual service with locally-influenced menu.  Located at The Cincinnatian Hotel Click here for reservations. 

Upscale Gastro-Pub. Casual service with locally-influenced menu.  Located at The Cincinnatian Hotel Click here for reservations. 

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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

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Prime Cincinnati

Downtown

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location
Paxton Prime Time Burger at Prime Cincinnati (photo: Thadd Fiala)

Prime Cincinnati

Downtown

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location

Upmarket chophouse and lounge offering elevated steakhouse fare and cocktails in a lofty, stylish space.

Upmarket chophouse and lounge offering elevated steakhouse fare and cocktails in a lofty, stylish space.

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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.

Starbucks

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

Starbucks

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 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

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Corner Bistro

Downtown

Approximately 7.12 miles from your location

Corner Bistro

Downtown

Approximately 7.12 miles from your location

Delicious sushi and Asian cuisine made with high quality ingredients.

Delicious sushi and Asian cuisine made with high quality ingredients.

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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.

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Skeleton Root

Downtown

Approximately 7.81 miles from your location
Skeleton Root (photo: Abby Erwin)

Skeleton Root

Downtown

Approximately 7.81 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.

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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.

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.

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Queen City Radio

Downtown

Approximately 7.77 miles from your location
Tyson at Queen City Radio (photo: Eric Vice)

Queen City Radio

Downtown

Approximately 7.77 miles from your location

Spacious bar in a buzzy, industrial indoor/outdoor space offering food truck eats, DJs, and live music.

Spacious bar in a buzzy, industrial indoor/outdoor space offering food truck eats, DJs, and live music.

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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.

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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 Pony OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location
The Pony OTR

The Pony OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location

Neighborhood bar with great food and drinks, games, and overall fun times.

Neighborhood bar with great food and drinks, games, and overall fun times.

Mita's

Downtown

Approximately 7.50 miles from your location
Mitas Ceviche Tapas

Mita's

Downtown

Approximately 7.50 miles from your location

Mita's is the second restaurant from acclaimed Chef Jose Salazar is named after his Colombian grandmother, his 'Mita.' The menu focuses on both the traditional and modern... Read more

Mita's is the second restaurant from acclaimed Chef Jose Salazar is named after his Colombian grandmother, his 'Mita.' The menu focuses on both the traditional and modern foods and beverages of Spain and Latin America - with tapas, ceviches, cured hams, cheeses and large plates.

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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

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

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

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Coffee Emporium

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location

Coffee Emporium

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location

Chill, vegetarian-friendly artisanal roaster with free WiFi and an eclectic menu of light bites.

Chill, vegetarian-friendly artisanal roaster with free WiFi and an eclectic menu of light bites.

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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

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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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The Blind Pig

Downtown

Approximately 7.43 miles from your location
The Blind Pig (photo: Kim Conteen)

The Blind Pig

Downtown

Approximately 7.43 miles from your location

The Blind Pig is our updated, modern idea of what a speakeasy is nowadays. A place you can grab some fantastic food, drink updated versions of the quirky drinks that were... Read more

The Blind Pig is our updated, modern idea of what a speakeasy is nowadays. A place you can grab some fantastic food, drink updated versions of the quirky drinks that were invented during that time and catch all your favorite teams on the tv. A huge patio awaits you with a great view of the riverfront, stadiums, National... Read More

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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.  

Black Coffee Lounge

Downtown

Approximately 7.64 miles from your location

Black Coffee Lounge

Downtown

Approximately 7.64 miles from your location

Owned by BlackOwned brand, designer, hip-hop artist, this newly owned coffee shop aims to bring people together around a cup of joe! 

Owned by BlackOwned brand, designer, hip-hop artist, this newly owned coffee shop aims to bring people together around a cup of joe! 

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.

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Pleasantry

Downtown

Approximately 7.75 miles from your location

Pleasantry

Downtown

Approximately 7.75 miles from your location

Rustic-chic New American eatery offering seasonal dishes paired with natural wines and craft coffee.

Rustic-chic New American eatery offering seasonal dishes paired with natural wines and craft coffee.

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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 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Ingredients

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

Ingredients

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

Breakfast & lunch counter for made-to-order American cafe bites in a relaxed space with free Wi-Fi.

Breakfast & lunch counter for made-to-order American cafe bites in a relaxed space with free Wi-Fi.

Findlay Market Biergarten

Downtown

Approximately 7.84 miles from your location
Findlay Market (photo: Wendy Pramik)

Findlay Market Biergarten

Downtown

Approximately 7.84 miles from your location

This OTR Biergarten is located within Findlay Market. This outdoor biergarten is sponsored by local craft brewer Christian Moerlein and offers Moerlein beers like Hudepohl... Read more

This OTR Biergarten is located within Findlay Market. This outdoor biergarten is sponsored by local craft brewer Christian Moerlein and offers Moerlein beers like Hudepohl Pure Laer, Hudy Delight, and differet local craft breweries each weekend. 

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Revolution Rotisserie

Downtown

Approximately 7.60 miles from your location
Revolution Rotisserie

Revolution Rotisserie

Downtown

Approximately 7.60 miles from your location

Rotisserie chicken sandwiches on grilled pita, salads, tasty sides, and whole/half birds. Make entrees vegetarian w/hummus, black beans, or extra veggies

Rotisserie chicken sandwiches on grilled pita, salads, tasty sides, and whole/half birds. Make entrees vegetarian w/hummus, black beans, or extra veggies

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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.

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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

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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! 

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Starbucks

Downtown

Approximately 7.06 miles from your location

Starbucks

Downtown

Approximately 7.06 miles from your location

Seattle-based coffeehouse chain known for its signature roasts, light bites and WiFi availability. Located at JACK Cincinnati Casino

Seattle-based coffeehouse chain known for its signature roasts, light bites and WiFi availability. Located at JACK Cincinnati Casino

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The Drinkery

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location

The Drinkery

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location

The Drinkery OTR is a music venue in Cincinnati, Ohio featuring local & national original bands and DJs. We are focused on bringing attention to the Cincinnati music... Read more

The Drinkery OTR is a music venue in Cincinnati, Ohio featuring local & national original bands and DJs. We are focused on bringing attention to the Cincinnati music & craft beer scene in Over-the-Rhine, a historical neighborhood with a strong arts community.

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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. 

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.

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Ghost Baby

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location

Ghost Baby

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location

Head 5-stories underground to this unique bar and lounge in OTR.  The cocktail lounge consists of three sections. Guests enter into the front bar and can move into... Read more

Head 5-stories underground to this unique bar and lounge in OTR.  The cocktail lounge consists of three sections. Guests enter into the front bar and can move into the back bar, or the Den, by passing through a small parlor. In the Den, live performances are held on an intimate stage and guests can reserve a spot at a table or... Read More

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. 

Fishbowl at The Banks

Downtown

Approximately 7.22 miles from your location

Fishbowl at The Banks

Downtown

Approximately 7.22 miles from your location

Located in The Banks downtown, Fishbowl is serving up giant tropical drinks for all tastebuds. Enjoy a tropical feel when you walk in, and with a drink in your hand. The... Read more

Located in The Banks downtown, Fishbowl is serving up giant tropical drinks for all tastebuds. Enjoy a tropical feel when you walk in, and with a drink in your hand. The bar plays host to acoustic sets with DJ performances for patrons. 

Aster

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location

Aster

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location

Full-service bar offering weekend brunch.  

Full-service bar offering weekend brunch.  

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First Watch

Downtown

Approximately 7.34 miles from your location

First Watch

Downtown

Approximately 7.34 miles from your location

First class, freshly made breakfast, brunch and lunch restaurant.

First class, freshly made breakfast, brunch and lunch restaurant.

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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.

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