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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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.

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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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. 

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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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.

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.

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Landlocked Social House

Uptown

Approximately 6.82 miles from your location

Landlocked Social House

Uptown

Approximately 6.82 miles from your location

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

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

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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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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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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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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 Echo

Uptown

Approximately 4.84 miles from your location

The Echo

Uptown

Approximately 4.84 miles from your location

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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Urban Artifact

Uptown

Approximately 10.01 miles from your location
Urban Artifact Brewery (CincinnatiUSA.com)

Urban Artifact

Uptown

Approximately 10.01 miles from your location

Urban Artifact celebrates Wild Culture: both by the beers they artfully craft and the experiences they create in their taproom. Focusing on sour & wild beers & the... Read more

Urban Artifact celebrates Wild Culture: both by the beers they artfully craft and the experiences they create in their taproom. Focusing on sour & wild beers & the best in local entertainment, Urban Artifact strives to become a destination for the Northside neighborhood and Cincinnati as a whole. Hungry? Grab a slice of... Read More

The 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 Video Archive

Uptown

Approximately 6.42 miles from your location

The Video Archive

Uptown

Approximately 6.42 miles from your location

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

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

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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

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Higher Gravity

Uptown

Approximately 9.87 miles from your location
Higher Gravity

Higher Gravity

Uptown

Approximately 9.87 miles from your location

Bar and bottle shop with 400+ rotating beer selections as well as ~100 wines.

Bar and bottle shop with 400+ rotating beer selections as well as ~100 wines.

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. 

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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The BonBonerie

Uptown

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

The BonBonerie

Uptown

Approximately 5.27 miles from your location

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

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

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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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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. 

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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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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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 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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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

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Keystone Bar & Grill

Uptown

Approximately 4.00 miles from your location
Keystone

Keystone Bar & Grill

Uptown

Approximately 4.00 miles from your location

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

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

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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.

Coffee Emporium

Uptown

Approximately 4.12 miles from your location
Coffee Emporium - Hyde Park (photo: Erin Woiteshek)

Coffee Emporium

Uptown

Approximately 4.12 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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Biagio's Bistro

Uptown

Approximately 8.42 miles from your location

Biagio's Bistro

Uptown

Approximately 8.42 miles from your location

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

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

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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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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.

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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 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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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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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

Listermann Brewing Company

Uptown

Approximately 6.32 miles from your location
Listermann Brewing Company

Listermann Brewing Company

Uptown

Approximately 6.32 miles from your location

Listermann Brewing Co. has been producing fine lagers and ales in Cincinnati since 2008 and has operated the region's largest home brew supply store since 1995, offering... Read more

Listermann Brewing Co. has been producing fine lagers and ales in Cincinnati since 2008 and has operated the region's largest home brew supply store since 1995, offering almost everything you could want to make your own wine, beer or cheese. Also home to Triple Digit Brewing Company specializing in high-gravity craft beers,... Read More

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The Capital Grille

Uptown

Approximately 5.14 miles from your location

The Capital Grille

Uptown

Approximately 5.14 miles from your location

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

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

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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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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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Starbucks

Uptown

Approximately 8.05 miles from your location

Starbucks

Uptown

Approximately 8.05 miles from your location

It wouldn't be a workday without that daily cup o' joe. Take your pick from espresso drinks, lattes, tea, hot chocolate, iced coffee and cappuccinos. Starbucks also... Read more

It wouldn't be a workday without that daily cup o' joe. Take your pick from espresso drinks, lattes, tea, hot chocolate, iced coffee and cappuccinos. Starbucks also rotates seasonal holiday blends and summertime favorites, like Peppermint Mocha Twist or a cold Frappuccino with whipped cream. Sit and sip inside the cozy... Read More

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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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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

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