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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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Mecca

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

Mecca

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

Boomtown Biscuits & Whiskey

Downtown

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location
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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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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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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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Bromwell's Harth Lounge

Downtown

Approximately 7.25 miles from your location

Bromwell's Harth Lounge

Downtown

Approximately 7.25 miles from your location

Event center/pop-up bar perfect for both social and business gatherings.

Event center/pop-up bar perfect for both social and business gatherings.

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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. 

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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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

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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Bay Horse Cafe and Roadhouse

Downtown

Approximately 7.29 miles from your location

Bay Horse Cafe and Roadhouse

Downtown

Approximately 7.29 miles from your location

The Bay Horse Cafe is a bar, cafe, and hotel located near the Aronoff Center in Downtown Cincinnati. Experience the turn of the 20th century in downtown Cincinnati with... Read more

The Bay Horse Cafe is a bar, cafe, and hotel located near the Aronoff Center in Downtown Cincinnati. Experience the turn of the 20th century in downtown Cincinnati with specialty cocktails, beers on draft, and an interesting history.

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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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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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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.  

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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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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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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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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Pins Mechanical

Downtown

Approximately 7.36 miles from your location
Rooftop bar at Pins Mechanical (photo: @lunalyss)

Pins Mechanical

Downtown

Approximately 7.36 miles from your location

Partake in a game of duckpin bowling at this unique and fun spot in the heart of Over-the-Rhine. Pins has a full list of draft beer, fun activties such as pinball machines... Read more

Partake in a game of duckpin bowling at this unique and fun spot in the heart of Over-the-Rhine. Pins has a full list of draft beer, fun activties such as pinball machines, ping pong, foosbal and bocce ball. Stop in and enjoy one of the three levels of vast entertainment including the rooftop bar.

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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.  

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

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

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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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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Bar 901

Downtown

Approximately 7.58 miles from your location

Bar 901

Downtown

Approximately 7.58 miles from your location

Local bar where everyone feels at home.

Local bar where everyone feels at home.

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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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Revel OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.43 miles from your location

Revel OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.43 miles from your location

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

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

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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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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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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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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.

Nation Kitchen and Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location
Whiskey Bacon Burger at Nation Kitchen and Bar (photo: Thadd Fiala)

Nation Kitchen and Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location

Rustic-chic place with a large beer menu, craft cocktails, gourmet burgers, and creative potato sides.

Rustic-chic place with a large beer menu, craft cocktails, gourmet burgers, and creative potato sides.

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Corkopolis

Downtown

Approximately 7.27 miles from your location

Corkopolis

Downtown

Approximately 7.27 miles from your location

Offering a curated selection of hand crafted wines from the world over, set in an authentic urban environment geared toward discovery.

Offering a curated selection of hand crafted wines from the world over, set in an authentic urban environment geared toward discovery.

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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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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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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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Tina's Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.70 miles from your location

Tina's Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.70 miles from your location

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

Conveniently located a few blocks from Paul Brown Stadium, Bengals enthusiasts stop by Tina's Bar 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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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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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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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.