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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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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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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.

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!

The Hamilton

Uptown

Approximately 9.86 miles from your location

The Hamilton

Uptown

Approximately 9.86 miles from your location

Wine bar and restaurant located in Northside.

Wine bar and restaurant located in Northside.

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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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Caffe Vivace

Uptown

Approximately 6.40 miles from your location

Caffe Vivace

Uptown

Approximately 6.40 miles from your location

Enjoy jazz and coffee together at this local cafe. 

Enjoy jazz and coffee together at this local cafe. 

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The Comet

Uptown

Approximately 10.46 miles from your location

The Comet

Uptown

Approximately 10.46 miles from your location

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

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

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The Hi-Mark

Uptown

Approximately 4.00 miles from your location

The Hi-Mark

Uptown

Approximately 4.00 miles from your location

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

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

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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. 

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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Northside Yacht Club

Uptown

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

Northside Yacht Club

Uptown

Approximately 9.54 miles from your location

Energetic gastropub featuring live music and unique cocktails.

Energetic gastropub featuring live music and unique cocktails.

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Starbucks

Uptown

Approximately 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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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! 

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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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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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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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.

The BonBonerie

Uptown

Approximately 5.28 miles from your location
BonBonerie Cake Pops (photo: Leigh Taylor)

The BonBonerie

Uptown

Approximately 5.28 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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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 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.

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. 

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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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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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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Chameleon

Uptown

Approximately 9.87 miles from your location

Chameleon

Uptown

Approximately 9.87 miles from your location

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

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

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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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Hang Over Easy

Uptown

Approximately 7.62 miles from your location

Hang Over Easy

Uptown

Approximately 7.62 miles from your location

French toast, burgers, draft beers, and cocktails in a diner and bar with a hip vibe and patio seating.

French toast, burgers, draft beers, and cocktails in a diner and bar with a hip vibe and patio seating.

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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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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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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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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

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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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

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.

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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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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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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Northern Row Brewery

Uptown

Approximately 7.90 miles from your location

Northern Row Brewery

Uptown

Approximately 7.90 miles from your location

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

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

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.

Mixwell's Northside

Uptown

Approximately 9.84 miles from your location

Mixwell's Northside

Uptown

Approximately 9.84 miles from your location

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

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

Stanley's Pub

Uptown

Approximately 3.60 miles from your location

Stanley's Pub

Uptown

Approximately 3.60 miles from your location

Stanley's Pub is a music bar that hosts both local and touring acts seven nights a week, from jazz and bluegrass to reggae and rock. They also have a large outdoor patio... Read more

Stanley's Pub is a music bar that hosts both local and touring acts seven nights a week, from jazz and bluegrass to reggae and rock. They also have a large outdoor patio with a pool table, and the TVs are constantly playing sports. Happy hour is from 4-8 p.m. with $1.50 domestic bottles and $1 off everything else.

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Pearl's

Uptown

Approximately 3.71 miles from your location
Pearl's Exterior

Pearl's

Uptown

Approximately 3.71 miles from your location

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

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

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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.

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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