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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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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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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Collective Espresso

Uptown

Approximately 9.87 miles from your location
collective espresso

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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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. 

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 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

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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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Starbucks

Uptown

Approximately 7.66 miles from your location

Starbucks

Uptown

Approximately 7.66 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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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.

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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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

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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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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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. 

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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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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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

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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.  

Tostado's Grill

Uptown

Approximately 3.73 miles from your location

Tostado's Grill

Uptown

Approximately 3.73 miles from your location

A haunt popular for Red's fans and Red's players themselves, Tostado's has the hookup when it comes to drinking, partying and eclectic eats. Those may not seem... Read more

A haunt popular for Red's fans and Red's players themselves, Tostado's has the hookup when it comes to drinking, partying and eclectic eats. Those may not seem to go together, but Tostado's serves up multiple kinds of cuisine, such as German, Italian, and Mexican. Favorites from their Mexican items include the carnitas and... Read More

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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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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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The Echo

Uptown

Approximately 4.76 miles from your location

The Echo

Uptown

Approximately 4.76 miles from your location

The St. Clair

Uptown

Approximately 7.91 miles from your location
The St. Clair

The St. Clair

Uptown

Approximately 7.91 miles from your location

Four Entertainment Group (4EG)'s new bar at U Square at the Loop in Clifton Heights.

Four Entertainment Group (4EG)'s new bar at U Square at the Loop in Clifton Heights.

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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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Sorrento's Italian Joint

Uptown

Approximately 6.53 miles from your location

Sorrento's Italian Joint

Uptown

Approximately 6.53 miles from your location

Sorrento’s boasts all the "staples" that made it famous. You will find all that you loved here in its original recipes. Pizza, pasta, freshly-made salads and sandwiches... Read more

Sorrento’s boasts all the "staples" that made it famous. You will find all that you loved here in its original recipes. Pizza, pasta, freshly-made salads and sandwiches are just the beginning. There is even more to love with the unveiling of classic Italian dishes, appetizers and new salads that round out this "Italian Joint... Read More

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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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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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Flying Pig Irish Pub

Uptown

Approximately 4.80 miles from your location

Flying Pig Irish Pub

Uptown

Approximately 4.80 miles from your location

Owned and operated by guys from England and Ireland at the European style pub in Oakley!

Owned and operated by guys from England and Ireland at the European style pub in Oakley!

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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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Local Post

Uptown

Approximately 3.27 miles from your location

Local Post

Uptown

Approximately 3.27 miles from your location

Local Post is serving up tasty dishes like Cincy Fries that come with crispy goetta, american cheese, sriracha aiolo and topped with an over-easy egg. Or try Post wings,... Read more

Local Post is serving up tasty dishes like Cincy Fries that come with crispy goetta, american cheese, sriracha aiolo and topped with an over-easy egg. Or try Post wings, pizza, salads and sandwiches. 

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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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

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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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. 

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! 

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