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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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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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

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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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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.

Boca

Downtown

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location
Boca

Boca

Downtown

Approximately 7.31 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

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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.  

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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Boomtown Biscuits & Whiskey

Downtown

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location
All American Food Tour(Photo: Cincinnati Food Tours)

Boomtown Biscuits & Whiskey

Downtown

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location

Boomtown Biscuits & Whiskey is dedicated to reviving the American Pioneering spirit providing a one of a kind dining experience focused on comfort food.  

Boomtown Biscuits & Whiskey is dedicated to reviving the American Pioneering spirit providing a one of a kind dining experience focused on comfort food.  

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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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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

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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.

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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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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Japp's

Downtown

Approximately 7.36 miles from your location
Molly Wellmann at Japp's (photo: David Sorcher)

Japp's

Downtown

Approximately 7.36 miles from your location

Step into Japp's for a quick break from real time. Neighborhood favorite bartenders serve craft cocktails in an atmosphere that is a fun mix of vintage glamour and... Read more

Step into Japp's for a quick break from real time. Neighborhood favorite bartenders serve craft cocktails in an atmosphere that is a fun mix of vintage glamour and contemporary excitement. The elaborate drink list covers everything you could want: craft cocktails, wines, champagnes, and all sorts of beers, not to mention any... Read More

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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.

Fausto

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location

Fausto

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location

Inside the Contemporary Arts Center in Downtown Cincinnati, Fausto, brought to you by the Ferrari Bros. is a contemporary California cuisine restaurant. Serving coffee,... Read more

Inside the Contemporary Arts Center in Downtown Cincinnati, Fausto, brought to you by the Ferrari Bros. is a contemporary California cuisine restaurant. Serving coffee, wine, cocktails, and delicious menu items. 

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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

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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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.

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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. 

Cheapside

Downtown

Approximately 7.16 miles from your location
Cheapside Cafe

Cheapside

Downtown

Approximately 7.16 miles from your location

Coffee and New American breakfast and lunch fare in a modern, light-filled space with wood accents.

Coffee and New American breakfast and lunch fare in a modern, light-filled space with wood accents.

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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.  

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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The View at Shires' Garden

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location
The View at Shires (photo: Stuart MacKenzie)

The View at Shires' Garden

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

Standing high above the city on the 10th floor of the City Club Apartments, at 309 Vine Street; resurrected from the history that has stood here before our time, The View... Read more

Standing high above the city on the 10th floor of the City Club Apartments, at 309 Vine Street; resurrected from the history that has stood here before our time, The View at Shires’ Garden is inspired by the first amusement resort in this part of the country, Shires’ Garden.   This beautiful restaurant and amazing outdoor patio... Read More

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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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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.

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.

French Crust Cafe

Downtown

Approximately 7.89 miles from your location

French Crust Cafe

Downtown

Approximately 7.89 miles from your location

Charming cafe in Findlay Market for classic French fare, from breakfast to steak frites and cocktails.

Charming cafe in Findlay Market for classic French fare, from breakfast to steak frites and cocktails.

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Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Downtown

Approximately 7.43 miles from your location

Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Downtown

Approximately 7.43 miles from your location

The Iris Book Cafe is a cool new spot in Over-the-Rhine. The interior was redone to create a cozy yet hip atmosphere, and now houses a collection of books, CDs and vintage... Read more

The Iris Book Cafe is a cool new spot in Over-the-Rhine. The interior was redone to create a cozy yet hip atmosphere, and now houses a collection of books, CDs and vintage vinyl to browse through, plus ongoing photo exhibitions. Escape onto the outdoor patio for some serious conversation. The Cafe stays local by serving coffee... 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.

Sundry and Vice

Downtown

Approximately 7.62 miles from your location
Bartender mixing a drink at Sundry and Vice (photo: Wendy Pramik)

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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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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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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Brewdog

Downtown

Approximately 7.24 miles from your location
BrewDog (photo: Abby Davidson)

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

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Buzzed Bull Creamery

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location
Buzzed Bull Creamery (photo: Abby Erwin)

Buzzed Bull Creamery

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location

Handcrafted, boozy ice creams in imaginative flavor combinations in a trendy, industrial-chic space.

Handcrafted, boozy ice creams in imaginative flavor combinations in a trendy, industrial-chic space.

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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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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. 

Upper Deck

Downtown

Approximately 7.18 miles from your location
AC Hotel (photo: AC Hotel)

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

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

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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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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Tin Roof

Downtown

Approximately 7.23 miles from your location

Tin Roof

Downtown

Approximately 7.23 miles from your location

Tin Roof has been bringing live music and good times to captive audiences all over the country for over 12 years. With acclaimed Executive Chef Will Zuchman crafting a one... Read more

Tin Roof has been bringing live music and good times to captive audiences all over the country for over 12 years. With acclaimed Executive Chef Will Zuchman crafting a one of a kind inspired and eclectic menu, music is not all you’ll find at The Roof. So come on in and grab a bite or two. Stick around a while for our infamous... 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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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

Quan Hapa

Downtown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location

Quan Hapa

Downtown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location

A gastropub serving unique Asian street food, including Asian-inspired wings and Okonomiyaki, a Japanese-style pancake

A gastropub serving unique Asian street food, including Asian-inspired wings and Okonomiyaki, a Japanese-style pancake

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