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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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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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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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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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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. 

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.

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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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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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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Top of the Park

Downtown

Approximately 6.96 miles from your location
Top of the Park at Residence Inn (Photo: OMS Photography)

Top of the Park

Downtown

Approximately 6.96 miles from your location

Located on the rooftop of the Residence Inn Cincinnati Downtown, this spectacular multi-level rooftop lounge features unparalleled views of Lytle Park, the Ohio River... Read more

Located on the rooftop of the Residence Inn Cincinnati Downtown, this spectacular multi-level rooftop lounge features unparalleled views of Lytle Park, the Ohio River, Mount Adams and downtown Cincinnati. Enjoy wine, beer and hand-crafted cocktails with a small bites menu. The lounge's second level includes a full bar, communal... Read More

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Via Vite

Downtown

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location
Via Vite

Via Vite

Downtown

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location

Sleek Italian eatery and wine bar offering pizza, pasta, modern entrees, and views of Fountain Square.

Sleek Italian eatery and wine bar offering pizza, pasta, modern entrees, and views of Fountain Square.

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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.

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Krueger's Tavern

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location
Krueger's Tavern rooftop (photo: @qdot2009)

Krueger's Tavern

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location

Stylish, seasonal New American kitchen with a menu of small & large plates and a rooftop patio.

Stylish, seasonal New American kitchen with a menu of small & large plates and a rooftop patio.

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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.

PRVLGD

Downtown

Approximately 7.67 miles from your location

PRVLGD

Downtown

Approximately 7.67 miles from your location

Upscale, classy and sophisticated venue that caters to the fashionable working professional.

Upscale, classy and sophisticated venue that caters to the fashionable working professional.

Rhinehaus

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location

Rhinehaus

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location

Rhinehaus is located on 12th St. between Main and Walnut, two blocks from the Gateway Quarter and a half block from the bars on Main Street. The only sports bar in Over-... Read more

Rhinehaus is located on 12th St. between Main and Walnut, two blocks from the Gateway Quarter and a half block from the bars on Main Street. The only sports bar in Over-the-Rhine, offering 12-plus TVs, which carry NFL Sunday Ticket, ESPN Game Plan, ESPN Full Court, MLB Extra Innings, Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Soccer Plus.... 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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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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Kitty's Sports Grill

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

Kitty's Sports Grill

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

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

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

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D. Burnham's

Downtown

Approximately 7.33 miles from your location

D. Burnham's

Downtown

Approximately 7.33 miles from your location

D. Burnham's is located within Cincinnati's newest four diamond hotel, the Renaissance Cincinnati Hotel. The contemporary Midwestern American restaurant features locally... Read more

D. Burnham's is located within Cincinnati's newest four diamond hotel, the Renaissance Cincinnati Hotel. The contemporary Midwestern American restaurant features locally sourced, seasonal and expertly prepared cuisine, served with relaxed elegance in a contemporary space with genuine, detailed service. D. Burnham's presents a... Read More

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The Phelps Bar

Downtown

Approximately 6.95 miles from your location

The Phelps Bar

Downtown

Approximately 6.95 miles from your location

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

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

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Senate

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location
Senate hot dog (photo: @ashlie.d.stevens)

Senate

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location

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

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

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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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La Ofrenda

Downtown

Approximately 7.82 miles from your location

La Ofrenda

Downtown

Approximately 7.82 miles from your location

Local bar celebrating the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema from the Gorilla Cinema group. La Ofrenda's soul offering is agave spirits with tequila being in the forefront with... Read more

Local bar celebrating the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema from the Gorilla Cinema group. La Ofrenda's soul offering is agave spirits with tequila being in the forefront with over 130 bottles stocked. Enjoy 2oz pours of tequila, mezcal, sotols and pechuga.  Enjoy a small food menu with tamales and and Spanish soups. 

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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.

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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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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. 

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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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.  

Christian Moerlein Brewing Company's Malt House Tap Room

Downtown

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

Christian Moerlein Brewing Company's Malt House Tap Room

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location

Enjoy fresh pints of Moerlein beer and free tours of this authentic 19th century Tap Room and brewery. 

Enjoy fresh pints of Moerlein beer and free tours of this authentic 19th century Tap Room and brewery. 

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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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Collective Espresso

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location
collective espresso

Collective Espresso

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

The location that started it all. A proud piece of the Main Street Business District,this location provides a casual, conversational,and consistent espresso option for... Read more

The location that started it all. A proud piece of the Main Street Business District,this location provides a casual, conversational,and consistent espresso option for Over-The-Rhine.

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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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Rusconi Pizza

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location

Rusconi Pizza

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location

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

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

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Taft's Ale House

Downtown

Approximately 7.72 miles from your location
Taft's Ale House

Taft's Ale House

Downtown

Approximately 7.72 miles from your location

Artisanal beers, steaks, and salads served in a classic brewpub named after Cincinnati’s favorite son.

Artisanal beers, steaks, and salads served in a classic brewpub named after Cincinnati’s favorite son.

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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.

Below Zero Lounge

Downtown

Approximately 7.45 miles from your location
Below Zero

Below Zero Lounge

Downtown

Approximately 7.45 miles from your location

Trendy spot with upbeat music serving over 100 vodkas.

Trendy spot with upbeat music serving over 100 vodkas.

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Court Street Lobster Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location
Court Street Lobster Bar

Court Street Lobster Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location

Chill spot serving New England-inspired seafood, lobster rolls, wine, and beer in airy digs.

Chill spot serving New England-inspired seafood, lobster rolls, wine, and beer in airy digs.

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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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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.

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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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Low Spark

Downtown

Approximately 7.64 miles from your location
Low Spark

Low Spark

Downtown

Approximately 7.64 miles from your location

This neighborhood bar with a '70s vibe and a resident octopus was named after Traffic's 1971 song, 'The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys.' Orange high-back chairs, checkered... Read more

This neighborhood bar with a '70s vibe and a resident octopus was named after Traffic's 1971 song, 'The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys.' Orange high-back chairs, checkered tile, red leather padded walls and beveled mirrors create a '70s feel in the intimate space. The original tin ceilings have been painted gold, and a vinyl... Read More

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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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Mikey's Late Night Slice

Downtown

Approximately 7.95 miles from your location

Mikey's Late Night Slice

Downtown

Approximately 7.95 miles from your location

Columbus based pizza place makes it way to Cincinnati! Mikey's Late Night Slice is a customizable pizza joint with foldable slices and toppings galore all baked inside... Read more

Columbus based pizza place makes it way to Cincinnati! Mikey's Late Night Slice is a customizable pizza joint with foldable slices and toppings galore all baked inside their very own pizza oven! Sauce is boss at Mikey's with their ery own sauce and pepper bar with a vast array of extras to add to your slice. Mikey's has a funky... Read More

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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Liberty's Bar & Bottle

Downtown

Approximately 7.45 miles from your location

Liberty's Bar & Bottle

Downtown

Approximately 7.45 miles from your location

A craft beer and wine bar and retail shop. 20 rotating draft handles, 40 craft beer bottles/cans, 60 bottles of wine and 15 glass pours of wine.

A craft beer and wine bar and retail shop. 20 rotating draft handles, 40 craft beer bottles/cans, 60 bottles of wine and 15 glass pours of wine.

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