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

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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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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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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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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Che

Downtown

Approximately 7.50 miles from your location
Che

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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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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The Lackman

Downtown

Approximately 7.58 miles from your location
The Lackman

The Lackman

Downtown

Approximately 7.58 miles from your location

The Lackman is the latest one of-a-kind bar experience by Four Entertainment Group (4EG). Located at 1237 Vine St., the bar is on the first floor of the Lackman building,... Read more

The Lackman is the latest one of-a-kind bar experience by Four Entertainment Group (4EG). Located at 1237 Vine St., the bar is on the first floor of the Lackman building, built by turn-of-the-century Cincinnati brewery Herman Lackman. The bar's signage reflects the label Herman Lackman used on his beer bottles. The Lackman is... Read More

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1215 Wine Bar and Coffee Lab

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location
1215 Wine Bar

1215 Wine Bar and Coffee Lab

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location

The emphasis is on coffee and wine appreciation and connoisseurship, with enough food served to go with the drinks.  Dinnertime means cheese and meat plates, a... Read more

The emphasis is on coffee and wine appreciation and connoisseurship, with enough food served to go with the drinks.  Dinnertime means cheese and meat plates, a different one for each wine flight, and lunch is the ingredients of those cheese and meat plates turned into sandwiches. Lots of wine tastings, wine flights and coffee... Read More

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Tina's

Downtown

Approximately 7.70 miles from your location

Tina's

Downtown

Approximately 7.70 miles from your location

Conveniently located a few blocks from Paul Brown Stadium, Bengals enthusiasts stop by Tina's on their way to or from the game. If ticket prices or inclement weather keep... Read more

Conveniently located a few blocks from Paul Brown Stadium, Bengals enthusiasts stop by Tina's on their way to or from the game. If ticket prices or inclement weather keep you from the stadium, hang out at Tina's instead. You'll welcome the low prices, cold beer, good food and laid-back atmosphere.

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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.

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Sundry and Vice

Downtown

Approximately 7.62 miles from your location
Sundry and Vice

Sundry and Vice

Downtown

Approximately 7.62 miles from your location

Located the heart of Over-the-Rhine, Sundry and Vice is a turn-of-the-century apothecary-themed cocktail bar and gathering place.

Located the heart of Over-the-Rhine, Sundry and Vice is a turn-of-the-century apothecary-themed cocktail bar and gathering place.

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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.

Upper Deck

Downtown

Approximately 7.18 miles from your location

Upper Deck

Downtown

Approximately 7.18 miles from your location

With full skyline views of Cincinnati and easy access to Great American Ball Park right across the street, this rooftop bar is the perfect place to start or end the night... Read more

With full skyline views of Cincinnati and easy access to Great American Ball Park right across the street, this rooftop bar is the perfect place to start or end the night. Watch the sunset while sipping and savoring in this stylish atmosphere. Located at the AC Hotel Cincinnati at The Banks

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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Taste of Belgium

Downtown

Approximately 7.81 miles from your location
Taste of Belgium (photo: Wendy Pramik)

Taste of Belgium

Downtown

Approximately 7.81 miles from your location

Sweet and savory Belgian waffles and crepes plus artisanal-roasted coffees.

Sweet and savory Belgian waffles and crepes plus artisanal-roasted coffees.

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Machine Room

Downtown

Approximately 7.14 miles from your location

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

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.

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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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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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.

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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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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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.

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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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Cobblestone OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location
IMG_0562 (Photo: Abby Davidson)

Cobblestone OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location

Adjacent to Washington Park and across the street from a streetcar stop, where the owners derived much of their inspiration for the neighborhood drinkery. There are 8... Read more

Adjacent to Washington Park and across the street from a streetcar stop, where the owners derived much of their inspiration for the neighborhood drinkery. There are 8 different beers on tap, and different selections of cans and bottles. There is also an indicator of when the streetcar is 5 minutes away from the step near the... Read More

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 

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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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. 

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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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.

Nada

Downtown

Approximately 7.33 miles from your location
Nada

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.

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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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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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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.

Lola's

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location

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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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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Velvet Red Room

Downtown

Approximately 7.68 miles from your location

Velvet Red Room

Downtown

Approximately 7.68 miles from your location

In the former space of Bang Nightclub, the Velvet Red Room aims to attract the sexiest and most elite people in the city. The vibe, needless to say, is upscale. And... Read more

In the former space of Bang Nightclub, the Velvet Red Room aims to attract the sexiest and most elite people in the city. The vibe, needless to say, is upscale. And although they don't have a food menu, they sometimes have food catered. Free birthday package on Fridays and Sundays featuring free valet parking, 20 person guest... Read More

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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The Righteous Room

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location
Righteous Room

The Righteous Room

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

Righteous Room, a relatively new bar and lounge, fits in perfectly with the downtown scene. Urbanites, young professionals and patrons to the nearby Aronoff Center come to... Read more

Righteous Room, a relatively new bar and lounge, fits in perfectly with the downtown scene. Urbanites, young professionals and patrons to the nearby Aronoff Center come to mingle in the airy lounge or chill at the bar with a sophisticated cocktail. Try one of their concoctions half-price during happy hour from 4-8 p.m. daily.

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Horse & Barrel

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

Horse & Barrel

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

Award-winning whiskey bar in downtown Cincinnati. 106+ whiskeys. Specialty cocktails, craft beers, small bites and a friendly bourbon loving staff.

Award-winning whiskey bar in downtown Cincinnati. 106+ whiskeys. Specialty cocktails, craft beers, small bites and a friendly bourbon loving staff.

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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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Rhinegeist Brewery

Downtown

Approximately 7.89 miles from your location
Rhinegeist

Rhinegeist Brewery

Downtown

Approximately 7.89 miles from your location

Rhinegeist is a brewery built within the skeleton of the old Moerlein bottling plant located in the Over-the-Rhine historical district. The tasting room is a giant indoor... Read more

Rhinegeist is a brewery built within the skeleton of the old Moerlein bottling plant located in the Over-the-Rhine historical district. The tasting room is a giant indoor adult playground with cornhole, ping pong and more. Kids (and anyone under the age of 21) are allowed in the taproom until 8pm on Thursday, Friday and... Read More

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Kitty's Coffee

Downtown

Approximately 7.28 miles from your location

Kitty's Coffee

Downtown

Approximately 7.28 miles from your location

If you're looking for a morning brew or an iced treat, than Kitty's Coffee is the place to stop in the morning. Kitty's also offers delectable pastries to go along with... Read more

If you're looking for a morning brew or an iced treat, than Kitty's Coffee is the place to stop in the morning. Kitty's also offers delectable pastries to go along with your morning joe and newspaper.

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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

Lookout Joe Mount Lookout Coffee Roasters

Downtown

Approximately 7.46 miles from your location

Lookout Joe Mount Lookout Coffee Roasters

Downtown

Approximately 7.46 miles from your location

Located in the Macy's building, Lookout Joe's has just two tables and limited food items, but it's a good place for a quick snack and a delicious cup of coffee from a... Read more

Located in the Macy's building, Lookout Joe's has just two tables and limited food items, but it's a good place for a quick snack and a delicious cup of coffee from a locally owned business.

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