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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Sidewinder

Uptown

Approximately 9.99 miles from your location

Sidewinder

Uptown

Approximately 9.99 miles from your location

Snug, bright spot offering espresso drinks and cocktails with locally roasted coffee, plus light fare.

Snug, bright spot offering espresso drinks and cocktails with locally roasted coffee, plus light fare.

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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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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 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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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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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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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.  

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

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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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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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. 

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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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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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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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.

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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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.

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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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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Terrace Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 6.67 miles from your location
Cincinnati Art Museum

Terrace Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 6.67 miles from your location

The Terrace Café offers a full menu with a variety of soups, salads and sandwiches inspired by works in our collection. A great way to enhance your visit! Enjoy views of... Read more

The Terrace Café offers a full menu with a variety of soups, salads and sandwiches inspired by works in our collection. A great way to enhance your visit! Enjoy views of the Cincinnati Art Museum’s Alice Bimel Courtyard and seating on the outdoor terrace during warm weather. Art Museum Members receive a 10% discount in the... Read More

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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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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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Awakenings Coffee - Hyde Park

Uptown

Approximately 4.69 miles from your location

Awakenings Coffee - Hyde Park

Uptown

Approximately 4.69 miles from your location

The coffeehouse/wine bar located in busy Hyde Park Square is the perfect location to settle in with a cup of coffee by day or glass of wine by night. You will be instantly... Read more

The coffeehouse/wine bar located in busy Hyde Park Square is the perfect location to settle in with a cup of coffee by day or glass of wine by night. You will be instantly impressed by the wall of wines offered because, well, it's pretty big. This European-style cafe features many different varieties of coffee, espresso and tea... Read More

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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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Wildfire Pizza Kitchen

Uptown

Approximately 10.01 miles from your location
wildfire pizza kitchen (photo credit: Jeanne Mam-Luft)

Wildfire Pizza Kitchen

Uptown

Approximately 10.01 miles from your location

Located inside Urban Artifact, Wildfire Pizza Kitchen is a small wood-fired kitchen serving pizzas, salads, appetizers, desserts and more.They strive to continuously focus... Read more

Located inside Urban Artifact, Wildfire Pizza Kitchen is a small wood-fired kitchen serving pizzas, salads, appetizers, desserts and more.They strive to continuously focus on making the best food possible while offering a lot of creativity to the menu.

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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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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.

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

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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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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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

The Coffee Shop on Madison

Uptown

Approximately 5.29 miles from your location

The Coffee Shop on Madison

Uptown

Approximately 5.29 miles from your location

The Coffee Shop on Madison is a cute, welcoming little place. In addition to fair trade and organic coffee, they've also got soups, sandwiches, bagels, Belgium waffles and... Read more

The Coffee Shop on Madison is a cute, welcoming little place. In addition to fair trade and organic coffee, they've also got soups, sandwiches, bagels, Belgium waffles and baked goods including Zingerman's Brownies, coffee cakes and American Spoon jam. The gorgeous back garden is a great place to gather with friends on a warm... 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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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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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

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.

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.

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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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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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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