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

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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Oakley Pub and Grill

Uptown

Approximately 4.85 miles from your location

Oakley Pub and Grill

Uptown

Approximately 4.85 miles from your location

This cozy, casual pub with a heated patio serves American food with creative twists.

This cozy, casual pub with a heated patio serves American food with creative twists.

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Keystone Bar & Grill

Uptown

Approximately 4.00 miles from your location
Keystone

Keystone Bar & Grill

Uptown

Approximately 4.00 miles from your location

A lively spot for gourmet bar food (available family-style), cocktails, wine, and a lengthy beer menu.

A lively spot for gourmet bar food (available family-style), cocktails, wine, and a lengthy beer menu.

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The Littlefield

Uptown

Approximately 9.82 miles from your location
The Littlefield

The Littlefield

Uptown

Approximately 9.82 miles from your location

Quaint, art-lined craft cocktail, bourbon, and beer bar with bistro plates, desserts & Sunday brunch.

Quaint, art-lined craft cocktail, bourbon, and beer bar with bistro plates, desserts & Sunday brunch.

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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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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.  

Sidewinder

Uptown

Approximately 9.99 miles from your location

Sidewinder

Uptown

Approximately 9.99 miles from your location

Snug, bright spot offering espresso drinks and cocktails with locally roasted coffee, plus light fare.

Snug, bright spot offering espresso drinks and cocktails with locally roasted coffee, plus light fare.

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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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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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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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E+O Kitchen

Uptown

Approximately 4.76 miles from your location

E+O Kitchen

Uptown

Approximately 4.76 miles from your location

Contemporary, tropical-themed eatery with Asian dishes, some with a Latin spin.

Contemporary, tropical-themed eatery with Asian dishes, some with a Latin spin.

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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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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.

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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.

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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Teller's of Hyde Park

Uptown

Approximately 4.74 miles from your location
Teller's of Hyde Park

Teller's of Hyde Park

Uptown

Approximately 4.74 miles from your location

Set in an old bank, this expansive contemporary eatery serves eclectic plates and cocktails.

Set in an old bank, this expansive contemporary eatery serves eclectic plates and cocktails.

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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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Mount Lookout Tavern

Uptown

Approximately 3.71 miles from your location

Mount Lookout Tavern

Uptown

Approximately 3.71 miles from your location

Commonly known as 'MLT', the Tavern and its brother bar Million's dominate the Mount Lookout nightlife scene. It is a popular bar for young adults, mainly... Read more

Commonly known as 'MLT', the Tavern and its brother bar Million's dominate the Mount Lookout nightlife scene. It is a popular bar for young adults, mainly because of the great patio in the back and the live music four nights a week. MLT is famous for its trivia night, where contestants rack their brains to win prizes.

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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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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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Landlocked Social House

Uptown

Approximately 6.82 miles from your location

Landlocked Social House

Uptown

Approximately 6.82 miles from your location

Offering third wave coffee, craft beer and an assortment of local snacks and pastries.

Offering third wave coffee, craft beer and an assortment of local snacks and pastries.

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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. 

Urban Artifact

Uptown

Approximately 10.01 miles from your location
Urban Artifact Brewery

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

The Capital Grille

Uptown

Approximately 5.14 miles from your location

The Capital Grille

Uptown

Approximately 5.14 miles from your location

Upscale steakhouse chain offering classic Ameircan fare in a clubby, refined setting.

Upscale steakhouse chain offering classic Ameircan fare in a clubby, refined setting.

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Muse in Mt. Lookout

Uptown

Approximately 3.71 miles from your location

Muse in Mt. Lookout

Uptown

Approximately 3.71 miles from your location

Hip New American kitchen for imaginative tasting menus using local ingredients, plus cocktails. Wednesday-Friday 11:00am-4:00pm, 5:00pm-10:00pm;Saturday and Sunday 9:00am-... Read more

Hip New American kitchen for imaginative tasting menus using local ingredients, plus cocktails. Wednesday-Friday 11:00am-4:00pm, 5:00pm-10:00pm;Saturday and Sunday 9:00am-4:00pm, 5:00pm-10:00pm  

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The Echo

Uptown

Approximately 4.84 miles from your location

The Echo

Uptown

Approximately 4.84 miles from your location

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.

The Greenwich

Uptown

Approximately 6.52 miles from your location

The Greenwich

Uptown

Approximately 6.52 miles from your location

Arts and entertainment is what The Greenwich of Walnut Hills is all about. This jazz haven plays host to an eclectic list of events and even has its own art gallery... Read more

Arts and entertainment is what The Greenwich of Walnut Hills is all about. This jazz haven plays host to an eclectic list of events and even has its own art gallery upstairs, appropriately named 'Upstairs at The Greenwich." Originally a jazz oriented bar, The Greenwich has expanded to include such acts as Spoken word, open mics... Read More

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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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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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. 

Taft's Brewing Co. Brewpourium

Uptown

Approximately 8.90 miles from your location
Taft's Brewpourium

Taft's Brewing Co. Brewpourium

Uptown

Approximately 8.90 miles from your location

A state-of-the-art production house and taproom featuring New Haven-style pizza.

A state-of-the-art production house and taproom featuring New Haven-style pizza.

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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.

Cork & Cap

Uptown

Approximately 4.76 miles from your location

Cork & Cap

Uptown

Approximately 4.76 miles from your location

Cork & Cap is a laid back wine bar and restaurant located in the historic Hyde Park Square. They offer multiple varieties of wine and beer in a relaxed atmosphere.

Cork & Cap is a laid back wine bar and restaurant located in the historic Hyde Park Square. They offer multiple varieties of wine and beer in a relaxed atmosphere.

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Forno Osteria + Bar

Uptown

Approximately 3.91 miles from your location

Forno Osteria + Bar

Uptown

Approximately 3.91 miles from your location

Bustling, light-filled option for rustic Italian entrees and pizza plus wine and craft cocktails.

Bustling, light-filled option for rustic Italian entrees and pizza plus wine and craft cocktails.

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Hightail

Uptown

Approximately 6.62 miles from your location

Hightail

Uptown

Approximately 6.62 miles from your location

Expert craft beer and bourbon bar with a pool table, pinball machine, jukebox, and HDTVs. 

Expert craft beer and bourbon bar with a pool table, pinball machine, jukebox, and HDTVs. 

The Dime

Uptown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location
The Dime Bar

The Dime

Uptown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location

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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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Biagio's Bistro

Uptown

Approximately 8.42 miles from your location

Biagio's Bistro

Uptown

Approximately 8.42 miles from your location

Charming neighborhood hangout serving up classic Italian cuisine, desserts, wine, and cocktails.

Charming neighborhood hangout serving up classic Italian cuisine, desserts, wine, and cocktails.

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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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Tillie's Lounge

Uptown

Approximately 9.84 miles from your location

Tillie's Lounge

Uptown

Approximately 9.84 miles from your location

The lounge is named after a beloved Cincinnati entertainer, Tillie the elephant. Tillie was the most famous of many exotic animals in John Robinson’s Circus which traveled... Read more

The lounge is named after a beloved Cincinnati entertainer, Tillie the elephant. Tillie was the most famous of many exotic animals in John Robinson’s Circus which traveled the country and paraded the streets of Northside in the early 20th century. 

Woodstone Creek Winery and Distillery

Uptown

Approximately 8.23 miles from your location
Woodstone Creek Winery and Distillery

Woodstone Creek Winery and Distillery

Uptown

Approximately 8.23 miles from your location

As a true artisan winery and Ohio's first microdistillery (since 1999), Woodstone Creek produces 100-200 cases of wine, mead and distilled spirit yearly. The offerings... Read more

As a true artisan winery and Ohio's first microdistillery (since 1999), Woodstone Creek produces 100-200 cases of wine, mead and distilled spirit yearly. The offerings change seasonally - Ohio grape varietals from dry to sweet, honeywine from local honey, port withpotstilled brandy and fruit wine from area farms. Woodstone... 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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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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The Video Archive

Uptown

Approximately 6.42 miles from your location

The Video Archive

Uptown

Approximately 6.42 miles from your location

A Quentin Tarantino inspired speakeasy, hidden away behind an indie video rental store.

A Quentin Tarantino inspired speakeasy, hidden away behind an indie video rental store.

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The BonBonerie

Uptown

Approximately 5.27 miles from your location
BonBonerie Cake Pops (photo: Leigh Taylor)

The BonBonerie

Uptown

Approximately 5.27 miles from your location

Teapot-adorned bakery with high tea, sweets including cupcakes & cookies, and a light cafe menu.

Teapot-adorned bakery with high tea, sweets including cupcakes & cookies, and a light cafe menu.

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