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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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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

Home Base Tavern

Uptown

Approximately 7.68 miles from your location

Home Base Tavern

Uptown

Approximately 7.68 miles from your location

Home Base Tavern has pool, custom made beer pong table, giant jenga and a jukebox. They offer karaoke on Tuesdays at 10 p.m. and free pool on Wednesdays, Thursdays and... Read more

Home Base Tavern has pool, custom made beer pong table, giant jenga and a jukebox. They offer karaoke on Tuesdays at 10 p.m. and free pool on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sunday. Happy Hour is 3-7 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. Formerly Little Bit Bar.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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 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.

The Casual Pint Oakley Station

Uptown

Approximately 5.15 miles from your location

The Casual Pint Oakley Station

Uptown

Approximately 5.15 miles from your location

The Casual Pint Craft BeerMarket, offers a relaxed, family friendly atmosphere much like a coffee shop, with a focus on Craft Beer. Our expert 'Beer-tenders' can serve up... Read more

The Casual Pint Craft BeerMarket, offers a relaxed, family friendly atmosphere much like a coffee shop, with a focus on Craft Beer. Our expert 'Beer-tenders' can serve up Craft Beer by the pint from our tap wall, by the can or by the bottle to enjoy in our store. You can grab your beer to go with Growler Fills, Mix-A-Six Packs... Read More

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

Bearcat Lounge

Uptown

Approximately 7.63 miles from your location

Bearcat Lounge

Uptown

Approximately 7.63 miles from your location

If you ever find yourself in the Kingsgate Marriott Conference Hotel near UC, stop by the Bearcat Lounge near the front lobby. The bright, sleek and modern bar provides a... Read more

If you ever find yourself in the Kingsgate Marriott Conference Hotel near UC, stop by the Bearcat Lounge near the front lobby. The bright, sleek and modern bar provides a pick-me-up before heading to a meeting or conference.Wake up with espresso, coffee or cappuccino. Fuel up for the day with salads and soups, such as the clam... Read More

Mac's Pizza Pub

Uptown

Approximately 8.06 miles from your location

Mac's Pizza Pub

Uptown

Approximately 8.06 miles from your location

This eatery is a lively but laid-back college hangout. Often times, students eat, drink, study or watch sports on 18 TV screens (including a massive plasma screen) There's... Read more

This eatery is a lively but laid-back college hangout. Often times, students eat, drink, study or watch sports on 18 TV screens (including a massive plasma screen) There's karaoke Tuesday and live music most weekends. Challenge your friends to a game of darts or shuffleboard. The restaurant recently had a power charging station... Read More

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.

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. 

City View Tavern

Uptown

Approximately 6.75 miles from your location

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

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.  

The Dime

Uptown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location
The Dime Bar

The Dime

Uptown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location

Urbana Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 5.92 miles from your location

Urbana Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 5.92 miles from your location

Coffeehouse serving classic Italian java drinks and tea plus global desserts. 

Coffeehouse serving classic Italian java drinks and tea plus global desserts. 

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

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.

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.

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