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Bars and Nightlife

Find Bars and Nightlife in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky (Uptown 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 Precinct

Uptown

Approximately 3.77 miles from your location
Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse (photo: Wendy Pramik)

The Precinct

Uptown

Approximately 3.77 miles from your location

Jeff Ruby's Precinct is the first & original of the Ruby family, opened in 1981. It has been voted "THE BEST" by the people of Cincinnati for many years. Offering a... Read more

Jeff Ruby's Precinct is the first & original of the Ruby family, opened in 1981. It has been voted "THE BEST" by the people of Cincinnati for many years. Offering a main dining room, bar, patio & 3 private spaces for 10-90. Menu items include pan-roasted grouper, wood-grilled swordfish, great salads, appetizers like pan... Read More

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Collective Espresso

Uptown

Approximately 9.87 miles from your location
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Collective Espresso

Uptown

Approximately 9.87 miles from your location

An oasis, or an escape. Hidden from traffic behind the Northside streetscape on Cluxton Alley, this location is full of natural light and neighborhood regulars.

An oasis, or an escape. Hidden from traffic behind the Northside streetscape on Cluxton Alley, this location is full of natural light and neighborhood regulars.

Geo. Wiedemann Brewing Company

Uptown

Approximately 8.26 miles from your location

Geo. Wiedemann Brewing Company

Uptown

Approximately 8.26 miles from your location

Wiedemann’s Bohemian Special Brew has been the local favorite for more than 100 years. After decades of changing ownership and jumping from one out-of-town brewery to... Read more

Wiedemann’s Bohemian Special Brew has been the local favorite for more than 100 years. After decades of changing ownership and jumping from one out-of-town brewery to another, they've brought back the authentic Bohemian recipe — light-bodied, flavorful and refreshing – and returned Wiedemann’s to local ownership and management... Read More

Urban Artifact

Uptown

Approximately 10.01 miles from your location
Urban Artifact Brewery (CincinnatiUSA.com)

Urban Artifact

Uptown

Approximately 10.01 miles from your location

Urban Artifact celebrates Wild Culture: both by the beers they artfully craft and the experiences they create in their taproom. Focusing on sour & wild beers & the... Read more

Urban Artifact celebrates Wild Culture: both by the beers they artfully craft and the experiences they create in their taproom. Focusing on sour & wild beers & the best in local entertainment, Urban Artifact strives to become a destination for the Northside neighborhood and Cincinnati as a whole. Hungry? Grab a slice of... Read More

Unwind Wine Bar

Uptown

Approximately 4.64 miles from your location
Unwind Wine Bar (photo: Unwind)

Unwind Wine Bar

Uptown

Approximately 4.64 miles from your location

Modern-yet-rustic bar offering wine, spirits, and small plates in a relaxed setting with patio seating.

Modern-yet-rustic bar offering wine, spirits, and small plates in a relaxed setting with patio seating.

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Night Drop

Uptown

Approximately 5.96 miles from your location

Night Drop

Uptown

Approximately 5.96 miles from your location

Located downstairs from brunch and dinner spot Branch, Night Drop is the perfect before or after dinner drink stop. 

Located downstairs from brunch and dinner spot Branch, Night Drop is the perfect before or after dinner drink stop. 

Martino's on Vine

Uptown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location

Martino's on Vine

Uptown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location

Pittsburgh Steelers-themed eatery and bar serving Italian-American fare & signature hoagies.

Pittsburgh Steelers-themed eatery and bar serving Italian-American fare & signature hoagies.

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The Comet

Uptown

Approximately 10.46 miles from your location

The Comet

Uptown

Approximately 10.46 miles from your location

A rough-and-ready hangout dishing up Mexican eats and offering a pool table and frequent live music.

A rough-and-ready hangout dishing up Mexican eats and offering a pool table and frequent live music.

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The Oak Tavern

Uptown

Approximately 4.92 miles from your location

The Oak Tavern

Uptown

Approximately 4.92 miles from your location

This sports bar and neighborhood hangout is an Oakley favorite, with live music three times a week and its 50-inch plasma TVs. The Oak Tavern is also known for its... Read more

This sports bar and neighborhood hangout is an Oakley favorite, with live music three times a week and its 50-inch plasma TVs. The Oak Tavern is also known for its inexpensive beer and liquor drinks as well as its happy hour from 4-7 p.m. Monday-Friday.

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The Echo

Uptown

Approximately 4.76 miles from your location

The Echo

Uptown

Approximately 4.76 miles from your location

Northern Row Brewery

Uptown

Approximately 7.90 miles from your location

Northern Row Brewery

Uptown

Approximately 7.90 miles from your location

Northern Row is proud to provide a customer experience unlike any other.  Opened in 2020, the taproom offers a uniquely upscale yet relaxed and comfortable atmosphere... Read more

Northern Row is proud to provide a customer experience unlike any other.  Opened in 2020, the taproom offers a uniquely upscale yet relaxed and comfortable atmosphere perfect for groups of any size and age.  The environment makes it an ideal destination for an afternoon beer, happy hour drinks after work, or a fun night out on... Read More

City View Tavern

Uptown

Approximately 6.75 miles from your location
The view from City View Tavern (photo: @missdeezon)

City View Tavern

Uptown

Approximately 6.75 miles from your location

Appropriately named for its view of the Cincinnati skyline, City View Tavern is a traditional, unpretentious bar located in Mount Adams. The patio is the most cherished... Read more

Appropriately named for its view of the Cincinnati skyline, City View Tavern is a traditional, unpretentious bar located in Mount Adams. The patio is the most cherished part of this little tavern because of its awesome view of the city. The burgers are said to rival those of Zip's in Mount Lookout, and the bloody Marys are... Read More

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The Brew House

Uptown

Approximately 6.34 miles from your location
Brew House

The Brew House

Uptown

Approximately 6.34 miles from your location

Laid-back tavern serving pub fare such as burgers and meatloaf, as well as craft brews and cocktails.

Laid-back tavern serving pub fare such as burgers and meatloaf, as well as craft brews and cocktails.

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Zip's Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 3.73 miles from your location
Zip's Cafe (photo: Wendy Pramik)

Zip's Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 3.73 miles from your location

For more than eight decades, burgers have been what Zip's Cafe does best. Repeatedly hailed as the best in town, they're made from meat delivered daily from Cincinnati's... Read more

For more than eight decades, burgers have been what Zip's Cafe does best. Repeatedly hailed as the best in town, they're made from meat delivered daily from Cincinnati's Bleh-Avril and Sons Inc. Zip's is a genuine, venerable neighborhood bar that caters to a host of personalities, from sports teams to business professionals to... Read More

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Second Place

Uptown

Approximately 9.80 miles from your location
Second Place Bar Northside

Second Place

Uptown

Approximately 9.80 miles from your location

Your spot to catch the game, a great selection of taps, bottles and cans, a pool table, an inviting courtyard, board games, booze, free popcorn, special carry-in menu from... Read more

Your spot to catch the game, a great selection of taps, bottles and cans, a pool table, an inviting courtyard, board games, booze, free popcorn, special carry-in menu from The Littlefield.

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Higher Gravity

Uptown

Approximately 9.87 miles from your location
Higher Gravity

Higher Gravity

Uptown

Approximately 9.87 miles from your location

Bar and bottle shop with 400+ rotating beer selections as well as ~100 wines.

Bar and bottle shop with 400+ rotating beer selections as well as ~100 wines.

Proof Bar

Uptown

Approximately 3.75 miles from your location

Proof Bar

Uptown

Approximately 3.75 miles from your location

Neighborhood bar serving cocktails and beer on draft.  

Neighborhood bar serving cocktails and beer on draft.  

Chameleon

Uptown

Approximately 9.87 miles from your location

Chameleon

Uptown

Approximately 9.87 miles from your location

Northside's "neighborhood nightclub" features a different theme event almost every night - from karaoke and unplugged nights to DJ dance parties on the weekends - with an... Read more

Northside's "neighborhood nightclub" features a different theme event almost every night - from karaoke and unplugged nights to DJ dance parties on the weekends - with an array of specialty cocktails, and a great patio.

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Mt. Adams Bar and Grill

Uptown

Approximately 6.63 miles from your location

Mt. Adams Bar and Grill

Uptown

Approximately 6.63 miles from your location

Landmark turning out burgers and other bar fare in a comfy setting with a warm, vintage feel.

Landmark turning out burgers and other bar fare in a comfy setting with a warm, vintage feel.

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Chapter Mt. Adams

Uptown

Approximately 6.62 miles from your location
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Chapter Mt. Adams

Uptown

Approximately 6.62 miles from your location

Chill hangout with a roomy patio & covered outdoor bar, featuring pub fare, cocktails & live music.

Chill hangout with a roomy patio & covered outdoor bar, featuring pub fare, cocktails & live music.

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Keystone Bar & Grill

Uptown

Approximately 7.93 miles from your location
Keystone

Keystone Bar & Grill

Uptown

Approximately 7.93 miles from your location

Keystone specializes in serving comfort-style fare, made fresh daily, from local ingredients when possible. In addition to an extensive menu, Keystone also specializes in... Read more

Keystone specializes in serving comfort-style fare, made fresh daily, from local ingredients when possible. In addition to an extensive menu, Keystone also specializes in craft and import beers, with over 80 different selections.The two Keystone locations share the same menus for lunch, dinner and brunch and have similar draft... Read More

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Awakenings Coffee - Hyde Park

Uptown

Approximately 4.69 miles from your location

Awakenings Coffee - Hyde Park

Uptown

Approximately 4.69 miles from your location

The coffeehouse/wine bar located in busy Hyde Park Square is the perfect location to settle in with a cup of coffee by day or glass of wine by night. You will be instantly... Read more

The coffeehouse/wine bar located in busy Hyde Park Square is the perfect location to settle in with a cup of coffee by day or glass of wine by night. You will be instantly impressed by the wall of wines offered because, well, it's pretty big. This European-style cafe features many different varieties of coffee, espresso and tea... Read More

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J.D.'s

Uptown

Approximately 8.85 miles from your location

J.D.'s

Uptown

Approximately 8.85 miles from your location

If you like to jam out and listen to people belt it out J.D.'s is the place for you. There's always music cranking out of the jukebox and every Friday people showcase... Read more

If you like to jam out and listen to people belt it out J.D.'s is the place for you. There's always music cranking out of the jukebox and every Friday people showcase their talents for karaoke. The specialty for this restaurant is the double-decker J.D. burger.

O'Bryon's Bar & Grill

Uptown

Approximately 5.31 miles from your location

O'Bryon's Bar & Grill

Uptown

Approximately 5.31 miles from your location

Classic pub grub in a casual, brick-lined space with 2 full bars, a party room, and a rooftop patio.

Classic pub grub in a casual, brick-lined space with 2 full bars, a party room, and a rooftop patio.

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Coffee Emporium

Uptown

Approximately 4.11 miles from your location
Coffee Emporium - Hyde Park (photo: Erin Woiteshek)

Coffee Emporium

Uptown

Approximately 4.11 miles from your location

Coffee shop with artisanal beans and loose-leaf teas for sipping onsite or making at home.

Coffee shop with artisanal beans and loose-leaf teas for sipping onsite or making at home.

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Murphy's Pub

Uptown

Approximately 8.03 miles from your location

Murphy's Pub

Uptown

Approximately 8.03 miles from your location

Free pizza! Got your attention? The management at Murphy's Pub, well aware that twenty-somethings don't always get proper nutrition, serves free pizza Monday nights. Any... Read more

Free pizza! Got your attention? The management at Murphy's Pub, well aware that twenty-somethings don't always get proper nutrition, serves free pizza Monday nights. Any other night of the week, grab some free popcorn and head back through the labyrinth of rooms that make up this bar. There's also an outdoor patio. The kind of... Read More

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P.F. Chang's

Uptown

Approximately 5.18 miles from your location

P.F. Chang's

Uptown

Approximately 5.18 miles from your location

This Chinese-chain restaurant is located in the center of the Rookwood Commons shopping center. It is recognized for its great Chinese cuisine and unique ambience,... Read more

This Chinese-chain restaurant is located in the center of the Rookwood Commons shopping center. It is recognized for its great Chinese cuisine and unique ambience, combining ancient Chinese designs with modernity. Although P.F. Chang's is known for its food, they also offer a great centrally located bar with the featured Asian... Read More

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Mixwell's Northside

Uptown

Approximately 9.84 miles from your location

Mixwell's Northside

Uptown

Approximately 9.84 miles from your location

Bar and discotheque bringing new nightlife to Northside with weekly parties until 3am.

Bar and discotheque bringing new nightlife to Northside with weekly parties until 3am.

Pearl's

Uptown

Approximately 3.71 miles from your location
Pearl's Exterior

Pearl's

Uptown

Approximately 3.71 miles from your location

This 100-year-old residence in the heart of Columbia Tusculum has been transformed into a popular bar that includes a 1,000 square-foot outdoor patio, second floor private... Read more

This 100-year-old residence in the heart of Columbia Tusculum has been transformed into a popular bar that includes a 1,000 square-foot outdoor patio, second floor private party room and small bites in addition to craft beer and cocktails. Enjoy happy hour 4 to 7 pm Monday-Friday and Noon to 4 pm Saturday-Sunday.

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Starbucks

Uptown

Approximately 5.01 miles from your location

Starbucks

Uptown

Approximately 5.01 miles from your location

It wouldn't be a workday without that daily cup o' joe. Take your pick from espresso drinks, lattes, tea, 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, tea, 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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Wildfire Pizza Kitchen

Uptown

Approximately 10.01 miles from your location
wildfire pizza kitchen (photo credit: Jeanne Mam-Luft)

Wildfire Pizza Kitchen

Uptown

Approximately 10.01 miles from your location

Located inside Urban Artifact, Wildfire Pizza Kitchen is a small wood-fired kitchen serving pizzas, salads, appetizers, desserts and more.They strive to continuously focus... Read more

Located inside Urban Artifact, Wildfire Pizza Kitchen is a small wood-fired kitchen serving pizzas, salads, appetizers, desserts and more.They strive to continuously focus on making the best food possible while offering a lot of creativity to the menu.

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Northside Yacht Club

Uptown

Approximately 9.54 miles from your location
Northside Yacht Club (photo: CincinnatiUSA.com)

Northside Yacht Club

Uptown

Approximately 9.54 miles from your location

Energetic gastropub featuring live music and unique cocktails.

Energetic gastropub featuring live music and unique cocktails.

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Starbucks

Uptown

Approximately 4.54 miles from your location

Starbucks

Uptown

Approximately 4.54 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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Mount Adams Pavilion

Uptown

Approximately 6.60 miles from your location
Mt. Adams Pavilion

Mount Adams Pavilion

Uptown

Approximately 6.60 miles from your location

Live bands & DJs perform at this hip dance club in a historic house with 4 decks and city views.

Live bands & DJs perform at this hip dance club in a historic house with 4 decks and city views.

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Caffe Vivace

Uptown

Approximately 6.40 miles from your location

Caffe Vivace

Uptown

Approximately 6.40 miles from your location

Enjoy jazz and coffee together at this local cafe. 

Enjoy jazz and coffee together at this local cafe. 

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The Pub at Rookwood Mews

Uptown

Approximately 5.10 miles from your location

The Pub at Rookwood Mews

Uptown

Approximately 5.10 miles from your location

British-inspired pub with a wraparound bar serving comfort eats and pints in charming, old-world digs.

British-inspired pub with a wraparound bar serving comfort eats and pints in charming, old-world digs.

Starbucks

Uptown

Approximately 8.05 miles from your location

Starbucks

Uptown

Approximately 8.05 miles from your location

It wouldn't be a workday without that daily cup o' joe. Take your pick from espresso drinks, lattes, tea, 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, tea, 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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Quincy's

Uptown

Approximately 6.64 miles from your location

Quincy's

Uptown

Approximately 6.64 miles from your location

Located in Mount Adams Quincy's is a resident driven upscale nightlife hot spot with an emphasis on friendly service.

Located in Mount Adams Quincy's is a resident driven upscale nightlife hot spot with an emphasis on friendly service.

BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse

Uptown

Approximately 5.27 miles from your location

BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse

Uptown

Approximately 5.27 miles from your location

Any beer lover deserves a trip to the award-winning BJ's for one of its handcrafted brews or seasonal specials. If beer isn't your thing, try a signature mixed drink. Pair... Read more

Any beer lover deserves a trip to the award-winning BJ's for one of its handcrafted brews or seasonal specials. If beer isn't your thing, try a signature mixed drink. Pair your fine drink with some fine cuisine, from halibut fish tacos to balsamic glazed chicken breast

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The Hi-Mark

Uptown

Approximately 4.00 miles from your location

The Hi-Mark

Uptown

Approximately 4.00 miles from your location

An easygoing, industrial cocktail and craft beer bar and restaurant inside an 1866 house with a spacious patio.

An easygoing, industrial cocktail and craft beer bar and restaurant inside an 1866 house with a spacious patio.

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Lookout Joe Mount Lookout Coffee Roasters

Uptown

Approximately 3.77 miles from your location

Lookout Joe Mount Lookout Coffee Roasters

Uptown

Approximately 3.77 miles from your location

If you are looking for a place to grab a cup of freshly roasted coffee and kick back for some friendly conversation, Lookout Joe Mount Lookout Coffee Roasters is the spot... Read more

If you are looking for a place to grab a cup of freshly roasted coffee and kick back for some friendly conversation, Lookout Joe Mount Lookout Coffee Roasters is the spot for you. This coffee house takes pride in the freshness of its coffee, roasting small batches of beans in a Probat L12 coffee roaster, which is prominently... Read More

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Buffalo Wings & Rings

Uptown

Approximately 5.27 miles from your location

Buffalo Wings & Rings

Uptown

Approximately 5.27 miles from your location

Modern sports bar with a wide range of wing flavors, plus other pub eats & kids' deals. 

Modern sports bar with a wide range of wing flavors, plus other pub eats & kids' deals. 

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Fries Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 8.00 miles from your location

Fries Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 8.00 miles from your location

A classic beer joint with a vintage feel and for a reason: Fries has been a bar for more than 70 years. The main bar on the first floor is a great place to socialize and... Read more

A classic beer joint with a vintage feel and for a reason: Fries has been a bar for more than 70 years. The main bar on the first floor is a great place to socialize and have the knowledgeable staff help you select the best beer, whether it's one of their eight drafts or a domestic microbrew bottle. Downstairs, pool tables,... Read More

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Arts' On The Ave.

Uptown

Approximately 8.52 miles from your location

Arts' On The Ave.

Uptown

Approximately 8.52 miles from your location

They have created an inspirational, art-themed bar that challenges patrons to ask “what is art?" The area has a long tradition of housing Cincinnati's working and... Read more

They have created an inspirational, art-themed bar that challenges patrons to ask “what is art?" The area has a long tradition of housing Cincinnati's working and starving artists. It is estimated that there are some 200 artists living in and around the Brighton and Mohawk areas.  Enjoy artfully crafted cocktails inspired by... Read More

Comfort Station

Uptown

Approximately 6.55 miles from your location

Comfort Station

Uptown

Approximately 6.55 miles from your location

In the spot of a 105-year-old public restroom, Comfort Station is serving up house-made cocktails in an unsual and unassuming location. From the same creative minds as... Read more

In the spot of a 105-year-old public restroom, Comfort Station is serving up house-made cocktails in an unsual and unassuming location. From the same creative minds as Sundry and Vice in OTR, Comfort Station in Walnut Hills has a fun and cozy feel and even a patio nook to sit and relax. 

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