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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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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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 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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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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Calle Cantina

Uptown

Approximately 6.60 miles from your location

Calle Cantina

Uptown

Approximately 6.60 miles from your location

Calle Cantina is an authentic Mexican bar/restaurant that was brought to life by the owners of Mazunte and Sprout. The food, drink, and decor are all heavily influenced by... Read more

Calle Cantina is an authentic Mexican bar/restaurant that was brought to life by the owners of Mazunte and Sprout. The food, drink, and decor are all heavily influenced by the travels of the friends that brought this concept together. Although, the primary concept is a bar, Calle also offers authentic Mexican street food from a... Read More

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

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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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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Ladder 19

Uptown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location

Ladder 19

Uptown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location

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

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

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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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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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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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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.

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. 

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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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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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 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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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.

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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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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Dutch's Larder

Uptown

Approximately 4.02 miles from your location

Dutch's Larder

Uptown

Approximately 4.02 miles from your location

A high end deli where you can find imported and local grocery items--including a huge selection of charcuterie and cheeses--ready to take home, and included in many lunch... Read more

A high end deli where you can find imported and local grocery items--including a huge selection of charcuterie and cheeses--ready to take home, and included in many lunch and dinner items that raises Dutch's reputation beyond just a wine and beer oasis.

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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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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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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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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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Hop Scotch

Uptown

Approximately 7.96 miles from your location

Hop Scotch

Uptown

Approximately 7.96 miles from your location

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

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

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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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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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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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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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

Slammers Lounge

Uptown

Approximately 4.90 miles from your location

Slammers Lounge

Uptown

Approximately 4.90 miles from your location

Foosball is the name of the game at this sports bar, which hosts some of the most competitive tournaments in the region. Slammers also offers pool, video games, big-screen... Read more

Foosball is the name of the game at this sports bar, which hosts some of the most competitive tournaments in the region. Slammers also offers pool, video games, big-screen TVs and everything else a good sports bar should have, including daily drink specials.

Dana Gardens

Uptown

Approximately 6.04 miles from your location

Dana Gardens

Uptown

Approximately 6.04 miles from your location

Dana Gardens, or more affectionately known as 'Dana's,' is a popular hangout for Xavier University's students, faculty and alumni. The perfect place to take in a... Read more

Dana Gardens, or more affectionately known as 'Dana's,' is a popular hangout for Xavier University's students, faculty and alumni. The perfect place to take in a basketball game and share the collegiate spirit, Dana's serves up food such as the 'U.C. Sucks Mett,' a mettwurst served on two pieces of toast, the 'Muskie Burger'... Read More

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Wesley's Sports Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 8.29 miles from your location

Wesley's Sports Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 8.29 miles from your location

Wesley's has taken over the former Crosley's Sports Bar location, offering music happenings such line dancing, open mic and open turntables. It rocks bar food, too. Ever... Read more

Wesley's has taken over the former Crosley's Sports Bar location, offering music happenings such line dancing, open mic and open turntables. It rocks bar food, too. Ever heard of a Fowl Shot? That's marinated chicken breast on a hoagie bun.Happy hour is Monday-Friday 4-7 p.m., when drinks and wings are cheaper. Drink specials... Read More

Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern

Uptown

Approximately 5.10 miles from your location

Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern

Uptown

Approximately 5.10 miles from your location

Located in bustling Rookwood Pavilion, Rusty Bucket offers an eclectic menu in a cozy, casual sports setting. Dig into anything from British pub fare like fish and chips... Read more

Located in bustling Rookwood Pavilion, Rusty Bucket offers an eclectic menu in a cozy, casual sports setting. Dig into anything from British pub fare like fish and chips and the ever-popular fried pickles to American classics like burgers, wings and their fresh in-house made meatloaf, a crowd favorite. Though food is important... Read More

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Gordo's Pub and Grill

Uptown

Approximately 6.13 miles from your location

Gordo's Pub and Grill

Uptown

Approximately 6.13 miles from your location

When you think of sports bar food, the words "fried" and "cheesy" usually come to mind. But at Gordo's, you can get a Jean-Robert burger, thanks to owner Gordo, who used... Read more

When you think of sports bar food, the words "fried" and "cheesy" usually come to mind. But at Gordo's, you can get a Jean-Robert burger, thanks to owner Gordo, who used to be chef de cuisine for the Jean-Robert Restaurant Group. Gordo's gives off a sports bar vibe with an upscale feel. Don't worry, there are still TVs to watch... Read More

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Buffalo Wild Wings

Uptown

Approximately 5.01 miles from your location

Buffalo Wild Wings

Uptown

Approximately 5.01 miles from your location

Wings. Beer. Sports. That's what you're gonna get here. There are plenty of food options (salads, burgers, etc ...), but wings are the thing with 14 different... Read more

Wings. Beer. Sports. That's what you're gonna get here. There are plenty of food options (salads, burgers, etc ...), but wings are the thing with 14 different sauces, including Asian Zing and Mango Habanero. There are a slew of big screens to watch games on. And there are some trivia and video games, too. This is good to know:... Read More

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China Gourmet

Uptown

Approximately 4.07 miles from your location

China Gourmet

Uptown

Approximately 4.07 miles from your location

China Gourmet is your ticket to classic Chinese cuisine in an upscale, fine-dining setting. They feature traditional Cantonese and Szechuan but can also prepare custom and... Read more

China Gourmet is your ticket to classic Chinese cuisine in an upscale, fine-dining setting. They feature traditional Cantonese and Szechuan but can also prepare custom and unique dishes for their guests. Gourmet favorites include classics, like the fresh rainbow trout or the wok-seared sea scallops. New menu features call for a... Read More

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Good Fellas

Uptown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location

Good Fellas

Uptown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location

Comfortable and relaxing, Good Fellas is a great place to hang out with friends and catch the game. A wide array of your favorite bar foods at inexpensive prices makes... Read more

Comfortable and relaxing, Good Fellas is a great place to hang out with friends and catch the game. A wide array of your favorite bar foods at inexpensive prices makes this sports bar the go-to spot. Brave drinkers test their courage on karaoke Wednesdays while others sit back and enjoy the evening's free entertainment. Happy... Read More

Cluxton Alley Coffee Roasters

Uptown

Approximately 9.85 miles from your location

Cluxton Alley Coffee Roasters

Uptown

Approximately 9.85 miles from your location

Cluxton Alley Coffee Roasters is truly a Northside institution - you just have to try a little harder to find it. A corner of the coffeehouse is like a little greenhouse,... Read more

Cluxton Alley Coffee Roasters is truly a Northside institution - you just have to try a little harder to find it. A corner of the coffeehouse is like a little greenhouse, with plants and glass windows. But the main reason people keep coming back is the fresh roasted coffee and the Shadeau baked goods.

Ryan's Xavier Eatery & Pub

Uptown

Approximately 6.35 miles from your location

Ryan's Xavier Eatery & Pub

Uptown

Approximately 6.35 miles from your location

Ryan's Xavier Eatery & Pub is located in the Gallagher Student Center on Xavier University's campus, and is a popular spot to order wings and watch Muskie hoops. They... Read more

Ryan's Xavier Eatery & Pub is located in the Gallagher Student Center on Xavier University's campus, and is a popular spot to order wings and watch Muskie hoops. They have all the bar goodies like The 4th Musketeer Chicken Tenders and Cincinnati Chili Cheese Fries, plus flatbread pizzas, soups and salads. The Sean Miller... Read More

Baba Budan's

Uptown

Approximately 8.12 miles from your location

Baba Budan's

Uptown

Approximately 8.12 miles from your location

Baba's is a UC institution that offers the college crowd and locals the chance to sit, relax, read and people watch in casual, colorful surroundings. There are coffees,... Read more

Baba's is a UC institution that offers the college crowd and locals the chance to sit, relax, read and people watch in casual, colorful surroundings. There are coffees, teas, wine, beer and spirits to satisfy every taste, plus a music venue showcasing with live music every Tuesday-Saturday starting around 9-10 p.m.Healthy... Read More

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Highland

Uptown

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location

Highland

Uptown

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location

This venerable Corryville hangout has a definite bohemian atmosphere within its vintage walls. It's a fine place to come alone to read the paper and warm up with a... Read more

This venerable Corryville hangout has a definite bohemian atmosphere within its vintage walls. It's a fine place to come alone to read the paper and warm up with a Guinness or spiked coffee. There's also a full bar serving its diverse clientele. The Highland serves coffees, beer, spirits, pie, sandwiches and vegetarian chili.... Read More

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