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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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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. 

Sonny's All Blues Lounge

Uptown

Approximately 6.95 miles from your location

Sonny's All Blues Lounge

Uptown

Approximately 6.95 miles from your location

In the mood for some blues? Head to Sonny's All Blues Lounge, where the clientele must be 30 and over. A live blues band takes the stage on Sundays from 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m.... Read more

In the mood for some blues? Head to Sonny's All Blues Lounge, where the clientele must be 30 and over. A live blues band takes the stage on Sundays from 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Monday is karaoke night from 9 p.m.-2:30 a.m. Other nights, set the mood with some R&B on the open jukebox.

Terrace Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 6.67 miles from your location

Terrace Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 6.67 miles from your location

More than just a place to rest your feet after a day at the museum, The Terrace Cafe at the Cincinnati Art Museum is a stand-alone experience featuring unique dishes and a... Read more

More than just a place to rest your feet after a day at the museum, The Terrace Cafe at the Cincinnati Art Museum is a stand-alone experience featuring unique dishes and a great ambience. The contemporary, stripped-down decor gives way to a view of the gorgeous Alice Bimel Courtyard (available seasonally for outdoor dining) and... Read More

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Mad Frog

Uptown

Approximately 7.62 miles from your location

Mad Frog

Uptown

Approximately 7.62 miles from your location

The green building that houses the Mad Frog looms on the corner of Vine and McMillan streets, a popular hangout for local college students and live music fans.

The green building that houses the Mad Frog looms on the corner of Vine and McMillan streets, a popular hangout for local college students and live music fans.

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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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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. 

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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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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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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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.

Streetside Brewery

Uptown

Approximately 3.25 miles from your location
Streetside Brewery

Streetside Brewery

Uptown

Approximately 3.25 miles from your location

Streetside Brewery is proud to be rooted in Cincinnati's oldest neighborhood, Columbia-Tusculum. The Hickey family, Streetside Brewery founders and residents of Columbia-... Read more

Streetside Brewery is proud to be rooted in Cincinnati's oldest neighborhood, Columbia-Tusculum. The Hickey family, Streetside Brewery founders and residents of Columbia-Tusculum, strive to provide a down-to-earth experience with a selection of exceptional craft beer that's as diverse, and original, as the community they serve... Read More

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Bean & Barley

Uptown

Approximately 5.32 miles from your location

Bean & Barley

Uptown

Approximately 5.32 miles from your location

Bean & Barley seeks to celebrate the craftmanship of local coffee roasters, brewers, bakers, and artists.  They’ll feature goods and products from Ohio, Kentucky... Read more

Bean & Barley seeks to celebrate the craftmanship of local coffee roasters, brewers, bakers, and artists.  They’ll feature goods and products from Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana.

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Mom 'n' Em Coffee

Uptown

Approximately 9.29 miles from your location
Mom 'n Em (photo: Julie Brock)

Mom 'n' Em Coffee

Uptown

Approximately 9.29 miles from your location

Mom ‘n ‘em Coffee serves pastries, breakfast items , coffee, tea and in addition is open at night for tinned fishes, retail wine and a few other alcoholic beverages. Come... Read more

Mom ‘n ‘em Coffee serves pastries, breakfast items , coffee, tea and in addition is open at night for tinned fishes, retail wine and a few other alcoholic beverages. Come visit and see how Mom ‘n ‘em really is doing!  Cheers!

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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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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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Seasons 52

Uptown

Approximately 5.15 miles from your location

Seasons 52

Uptown

Approximately 5.15 miles from your location

Rotating menu of seasonal American dishes alongside international wines in an upscale setting.

Rotating menu of seasonal American dishes alongside international wines in an upscale setting.

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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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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.  

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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Unwind Wine Bar

Uptown

Approximately 4.64 miles from your location
Unwind Wine Bar

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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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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Listermann Brewing Company

Uptown

Approximately 6.32 miles from your location
Listermann Brewing Company

Listermann Brewing Company

Uptown

Approximately 6.32 miles from your location

Listermann Brewing Co. has been producing fine lagers and ales in Cincinnati since 2008 and has operated the region's largest home brew supply store since 1995, offering... Read more

Listermann Brewing Co. has been producing fine lagers and ales in Cincinnati since 2008 and has operated the region's largest home brew supply store since 1995, offering almost everything you could want to make your own wine, beer or cheese. Also home to Triple Digit Brewing Company specializing in high-gravity craft beers,... Read More

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Twenties Cincinnati

Uptown

Approximately 5.95 miles from your location

Twenties Cincinnati

Uptown

Approximately 5.95 miles from your location

A 1920's themed bar in East Walnut Hills. The cocktail menu offers a variety of classic and new cocktails that caters to both generations of drinkers. In addition to... Read more

A 1920's themed bar in East Walnut Hills. The cocktail menu offers a variety of classic and new cocktails that caters to both generations of drinkers. In addition to cocktails, Twenties also offers 16 beers on draft and as well as spirits, with a strong focus on local breweries and distilleries.

Gypsy Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 7.76 miles from your location

Gypsy Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 7.76 miles from your location

If you're into hookahs and are in the Clifton area, pop into Hookcah Cafe to try one of their many flavors, from mango to cotton candy. They do have a small menu of snacks... Read more

If you're into hookahs and are in the Clifton area, pop into Hookcah Cafe to try one of their many flavors, from mango to cotton candy. They do have a small menu of snacks (meat pies and baklava) and non-alcoholic drinks, including green tea and Turkish coffee.

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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MadTree Brewing Company

Uptown

Approximately 4.93 miles from your location
MadTree

MadTree Brewing Company

Uptown

Approximately 4.93 miles from your location

Visit MadTree's new brewery, taproom, beer garden, and private event space in Cincinnati’s Oakley neighborhood. MadTree is known for focusing more on great tasting beers... Read more

Visit MadTree's new brewery, taproom, beer garden, and private event space in Cincinnati’s Oakley neighborhood. MadTree is known for focusing more on great tasting beers rather than following traditional brewing style guidelines. 

Ladder 19

Uptown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location

Ladder 19

Uptown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location

Firehouse-themed bar with ample beers & Fireball whiskey on tap, gastropub eats, games, and a patio.

Firehouse-themed bar with ample beers & Fireball whiskey on tap, gastropub eats, games, and a patio.

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Sunny Blu Coffeehouse

Uptown

Approximately 9.07 miles from your location

Sunny Blu Coffeehouse

Uptown

Approximately 9.07 miles from your location

Serving up classic Italian epresso drink with beans roasted by La Terza Artisan Roasterie in Wyoming Cincinnati. Enjoy macchiatos, cortados, and cold and regualr brewed... Read more

Serving up classic Italian epresso drink with beans roasted by La Terza Artisan Roasterie in Wyoming Cincinnati. Enjoy macchiatos, cortados, and cold and regualr brewed coffee. 

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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Northside Yacht Club

Uptown

Approximately 9.54 miles from your location
Northside Yacht Club

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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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

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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Andy's Mediterranean Grille

Uptown

Approximately 6.58 miles from your location

Andy's Mediterranean Grille

Uptown

Approximately 6.58 miles from your location

Bistro-like Mediterranean spot with belly dancers serving kebabs, flatbreads, and classic entrees.

Bistro-like Mediterranean spot with belly dancers serving kebabs, flatbreads, and classic entrees.

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The Woodburn Brewery

Uptown

Approximately 5.91 miles from your location

The Woodburn Brewery

Uptown

Approximately 5.91 miles from your location

Craft brewery located in the East Walnut Hill neighborhood of Cincinnati.

Craft brewery located in the East Walnut Hill neighborhood of Cincinnati.

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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

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.

Rinds, Wines, & Swines

Uptown

Approximately 5.36 miles from your location

Rinds, Wines, & Swines

Uptown

Approximately 5.36 miles from your location

Located in Oakley, RInds, Wines & Swines' mission to bring high quality food, and drinks to the Cincinnati area. Try an assortment of wines, cheeses, and more from all... Read more

Located in Oakley, RInds, Wines & Swines' mission to bring high quality food, and drinks to the Cincinnati area. Try an assortment of wines, cheeses, and more from all around the country and the world. Serving up locally sourced pork, and produce, Rinds, Wines & Swines takes pride is providing the best.  Check their... Read More

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The Growler House

Uptown

Approximately 5.99 miles from your location
The Growler House

The Growler House

Uptown

Approximately 5.99 miles from your location

Here at The Growler House, we offer a comprehensive variety of fresh craft beer available on draft. Discover your next craft beer experience at our house.

Here at The Growler House, we offer a comprehensive variety of fresh craft beer available on draft. Discover your next craft beer experience at our house.

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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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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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Milk Bar

Uptown

Approximately 4.56 miles from your location

Milk Bar

Uptown

Approximately 4.56 miles from your location

Produvly serving boba and milk cap teas! Also offering Thai rolled ice cream and cereal bowls to-go! 

Produvly serving boba and milk cap teas! Also offering Thai rolled ice cream and cereal bowls to-go! 

Arlin's Bar

Uptown

Approximately 8.41 miles from your location

Arlin's Bar

Uptown

Approximately 8.41 miles from your location

Neighborhood bar offering a wide variety of food and drinks, featuring 20 different taps.

Neighborhood bar offering a wide variety of food and drinks, featuring 20 different taps.

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Hop Scotch

Uptown

Approximately 7.96 miles from your location

Hop Scotch

Uptown

Approximately 7.96 miles from your location

With more than 100 whiskeys, 60 beers on draft and more than 200 beers in bottles. The new bar's signature cocktail is the boilermaker, which is a shot of whiskey served... Read more

With more than 100 whiskeys, 60 beers on draft and more than 200 beers in bottles. The new bar's signature cocktail is the boilermaker, which is a shot of whiskey served with a beer chaser. The location also offers gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches on its menu.

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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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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