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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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

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

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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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A Tavola

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

A Tavola

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

A Tavola, a bar, trattoria and pizzeria, is now open a few doors away from Senate Restaurant. The offer pizza and bruschetta cooked in a wood-fired oven, and a drink menu... Read more

A Tavola, a bar, trattoria and pizzeria, is now open a few doors away from Senate Restaurant. The offer pizza and bruschetta cooked in a wood-fired oven, and a drink menu of craft cocktails, micro brews, local beers and quality wines. They got their start doing pizza nights at Northside's Take the Cake cafe.

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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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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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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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The Mercer

Downtown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location

The Mercer

Downtown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location

Varied European-influcenced dishes served in a stylish venue.

Varied European-influcenced dishes served in a stylish venue.

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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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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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Energy Nightclub

Downtown

Approximately 8.01 miles from your location

Energy Nightclub

Downtown

Approximately 8.01 miles from your location

18 and over dance club located inside Longworth Hall. $5 cover 21 and older, $10 females 18-21, $15 males 18-21.

18 and over dance club located inside Longworth Hall. $5 cover 21 and older, $10 females 18-21, $15 males 18-21.

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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 (Photo: Lisa Colina)

Lola's

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location

A unique blend between your favorite coffee house and local pub, proudly serving locally roasted coffee & locally brewed beers alongside as house-crafted specialty... Read more

A unique blend between your favorite coffee house and local pub, proudly serving locally roasted coffee & locally brewed beers alongside as house-crafted specialty cocktails.

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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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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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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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The Pony OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location
The Pony OTR

The Pony OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location

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

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

Mita's

Downtown

Approximately 7.50 miles from your location
Mitas Ceviche Tapas

Mita's

Downtown

Approximately 7.50 miles from your location

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

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

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McCormick & Schmick's Seafood & Steaks

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

McCormick & Schmick's Seafood & Steaks

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

Upscale steak and seafood chain known for its clubby environment and happy hour.

Upscale steak and seafood chain known for its clubby environment and happy hour.

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Nicholson's Tavern & Pub

Downtown

Approximately 7.40 miles from your location

Nicholson's Tavern & Pub

Downtown

Approximately 7.40 miles from your location

Men in kilts serve a Scottish-American gastropub menu with beer and brown spirits plus live music.

Men in kilts serve a Scottish-American gastropub menu with beer and brown spirits plus live music.

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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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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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Boomtown Biscuits & Whiskey

Downtown

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location

Boomtown Biscuits & Whiskey

Downtown

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location

A one of a kind dining experience focused on comfort food.  

A one of a kind dining experience focused on comfort food.  

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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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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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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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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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.

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

Arnold's Bar & Grill

Downtown

Approximately 7.27 miles from your location
The Dancing Pig at Arnold's Bar and Grill (photo: Thadd Fiala)

Arnold's Bar & Grill

Downtown

Approximately 7.27 miles from your location

Lively spot for American food (with vegan options) and live tunes in a historic, art-adorned space.

Lively spot for American food (with vegan options) and live tunes in a historic, art-adorned space.

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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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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.

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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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.

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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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. 

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. 

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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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. 

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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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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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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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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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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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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