Bars and Nightlife

Find Bars and Nightlife in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky

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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Moerlein Lager House

Downtown

Approximately 7.16 miles from your location
Moerlein Lager House

Moerlein Lager House

Downtown

Approximately 7.16 miles from your location

The history and heritage of Cincinnati’s storied brewing history comes alive at the Moerlein Lager House Restaurant and Brewery. Prominently situated in the dynamic new... Read more

The history and heritage of Cincinnati’s storied brewing history comes alive at the Moerlein Lager House Restaurant and Brewery. Prominently situated in the dynamic new Smale Riverfront Park, the Moerlein Lager House offers a guest experience unlike any other—a working microbrewery producing a full line of Moerlein craft brews... Read More

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Carlo & Johnny

North

Approximately 9.60 miles from your location
Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse (photo: Wendy Pramik)

Carlo & Johnny

North

Approximately 9.60 miles from your location

A mansion with a history of gambling and mafia connections is transformed into a Jeff Ruby restaurant with completely over-the-top decor. There are three separate dining... Read more

A mansion with a history of gambling and mafia connections is transformed into a Jeff Ruby restaurant with completely over-the-top decor. There are three separate dining rooms each with its own decor and feel, from an old-style Chicago backroom to a swanky Hollywood-inspired room for a romantic date. It all makes for an... Read More

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Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse

Downtown

Approximately 7.36 miles from your location
Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse (photo: Wendy Pramik)

Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse

Downtown

Approximately 7.36 miles from your location

An upscale option offering steaks, chops, seafood, sushi and classic sides in a vibrant art deco room.

An upscale option offering steaks, chops, seafood, sushi and classic sides in a vibrant art deco room.

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Hofbrauhaus

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.38 miles from your location
Hofbrauhaus Newport (photo: KentuckyTourism.com)

Hofbrauhaus

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.38 miles from your location

The Hofbräuhaus Newport is a restaurant attraction in the popular Newport on the Levee area of Northern Kentucky. From the traditionally decorated rooms, to the excellent... Read more

The Hofbräuhaus Newport is a restaurant attraction in the popular Newport on the Levee area of Northern Kentucky. From the traditionally decorated rooms, to the excellent bier and tasty German and American fare, Hofbräuhaus Newport is sure to be a memorable experience for everyone. The Hofbräuhaus Newport is modeled after the... Read More

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Brixx Wood Fired Pizza

North

Approximately 14.34 miles from your location
Brixx(photo:Barrel Vault Group)

Brixx Wood Fired Pizza

North

Approximately 14.34 miles from your location

Wood Fired Pizzas and Craft Beer are perfectly paired in this laid back, casual dining restaurant - with a warm and fresh design, accented by locally reclaimed barnwood,... Read more

Wood Fired Pizzas and Craft Beer are perfectly paired in this laid back, casual dining restaurant - with a warm and fresh design, accented by locally reclaimed barnwood, brick walls and a large landscaped patio. Brixx is a specialty pizza spot known for their wood fired creations of not only pizza, but also wings and appetizers... Read More

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Mt. Carmel Brewing Company

East

Approximately 4.07 miles from your location
Mount Carmel Brewing

Mt. Carmel Brewing Company

East

Approximately 4.07 miles from your location

Tasting room with eight rotating taps

Tasting room with eight rotating taps

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Grove Park Grille

East

Approximately 3.37 miles from your location

Grove Park Grille

East

Approximately 3.37 miles from your location

Neighborhood American pub with daily specials and local beers, plus outdoor seating, TVs, and live music.

Neighborhood American pub with daily specials and local beers, plus outdoor seating, TVs, and live music.

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COPA Lounge

Downtown

Approximately 7.30 miles from your location

COPA Lounge

Downtown

Approximately 7.30 miles from your location

Enjoy great music brought to you by an array of DJs and 5 bars including amazing drink specials and food. Adult fun in a classy venue in OTR. 

Enjoy great music brought to you by an array of DJs and 5 bars including amazing drink specials and food. Adult fun in a classy venue in OTR. 

Stadium Sports Bar & Grill

West

Approximately 37.42 miles from your location

Stadium Sports Bar & Grill

West

Approximately 37.42 miles from your location

Game on! Really the game is on over 30 high-definition TVs, and will be serving up an All-Star line-up of hand-tossed pizzas, smokehouse meats, juicy burgers, and an... Read more

Game on! Really the game is on over 30 high-definition TVs, and will be serving up an All-Star line-up of hand-tossed pizzas, smokehouse meats, juicy burgers, and an exhilarating game-day atmosphere. Top it off with 50 beers to choose from and it’s a whole new experience at Belterra. Located at Belterra Casino & Resort

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Highgrain Brewing Co.

North

Approximately 7.03 miles from your location

Highgrain Brewing Co.

North

Approximately 7.03 miles from your location

The brewery specializes in old-world styles with a modern twist and offer a broad assortment. Each batch will be crafted in consideration of the chef's menu to bring... Read more

The brewery specializes in old-world styles with a modern twist and offer a broad assortment. Each batch will be crafted in consideration of the chef's menu to bring flavors forward and keep guests satisfied. Beer options include the Amble Ale, Norwegian Table Ale, Strawberry Blackberry American Wheat and more!  The food will... Read More

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Chandler's Burger Bistro

West

Approximately 15.06 miles from your location

Chandler's Burger Bistro

West

Approximately 15.06 miles from your location

Relaxed, roomy, neighborhood pub with generous burgers and local craft beers, plus TVs showing sports.

Relaxed, roomy, neighborhood pub with generous burgers and local craft beers, plus TVs showing sports.

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Flying Pig Irish Pub

East

Approximately 4.80 miles from your location

Flying Pig Irish Pub

East

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!

10 WEST Restaurant and Bar

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.35 miles from your location
Marriott Rivercenter

10 WEST Restaurant and Bar

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.35 miles from your location

You can eat outside at 10 WEST, enjoying the tranquility and activity of the Ohio River. Formerly Zebo's, this Marriot Hotel restaurant opened in July 2009, serving New... Read more

You can eat outside at 10 WEST, enjoying the tranquility and activity of the Ohio River. Formerly Zebo's, this Marriot Hotel restaurant opened in July 2009, serving New American cuisine. The kitchen serves unexpected dishes. Cincinnati fans can order the Cincinnati Skillet for breakfast. It's made of goetta or fresh mett... Read More

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The Monkey Bar & Grille

North

Approximately 16.95 miles from your location

The Monkey Bar & Grille

North

Approximately 16.95 miles from your location

Drive in or paddle up to the Monkey Bar & Grille. With 3 levels of bars, amazing outdoor seating and river access, The Monkey Bar is a fun hang out for everyone. Lives... Read more

Drive in or paddle up to the Monkey Bar & Grille. With 3 levels of bars, amazing outdoor seating and river access, The Monkey Bar is a fun hang out for everyone. Lives bands on the weekend on the huge outdoor patio space, food trucks, and great bar staff make this hidden gem a classic. There is even a dock to pull your... Read More

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Queen City Exchange

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location
Queen City Exchange

Queen City Exchange

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location

It was a simpler time. A time when chiming street cars and hundreds of locally owned metropolitan establishments filled the bustling streets of Cincinnatus. Local... Read more

It was a simpler time. A time when chiming street cars and hundreds of locally owned metropolitan establishments filled the bustling streets of Cincinnatus. Local breweries littered the landscape - becoming as abundant as the facial hair that adorned the faces of the patrons - as they reveled in their premium local libations.... Read More

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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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Grainworks Brewing Company

North

Approximately 18.58 miles from your location

Grainworks Brewing Company

North

Approximately 18.58 miles from your location

Micro Brewery and taproom located in West Chester.

Micro Brewery and taproom located in West Chester.

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Anderson Pub & Grill

East

Approximately 2.80 miles from your location

Anderson Pub & Grill

East

Approximately 2.80 miles from your location

A spacious pub serving beer, wine & casual American eats in a colorful setting with an outdoor patio.

A spacious pub serving beer, wine & casual American eats in a colorful setting with an outdoor patio.

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Hometown Cafe Loveland

North

Approximately 13.46 miles from your location

Hometown Cafe Loveland

North

Approximately 13.46 miles from your location

Hometown offers coffee, smoothies, cold pressed juice, fresh ready-to-eat food items and more during café hours. Local small business owners sell their goods on the market... Read more

Hometown offers coffee, smoothies, cold pressed juice, fresh ready-to-eat food items and more during café hours. Local small business owners sell their goods on the market shelves. Kitchen rental is available for artisans who need a commercial kitchen to produce their goods. After the café closes, Hometown holds special events... Read More

Mom 'n' Em Coffee

West

Approximately 9.29 miles from your location
Mom 'n Em (photo: Julie Brock)

Mom 'n' Em Coffee

West

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!

The Pony OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location
The Pony OTR

The Pony OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location

Neighborhood bar with great food and drinks, games, and overall fun times.

Neighborhood bar with great food and drinks, games, and overall fun times.

The Cheesecakery

East

Approximately 4.52 miles from your location

The Cheesecakery

East

Approximately 4.52 miles from your location

Enjoy small batch roasted espresso, coffee, tea, lemonades, smoothies, fresh bakes pastries, and of course cheesecake! 

Enjoy small batch roasted espresso, coffee, tea, lemonades, smoothies, fresh bakes pastries, and of course cheesecake! 

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Firebirds Wood Fired Grill

North

Approximately 14.89 miles from your location

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill

North

Approximately 14.89 miles from your location

Chain restaurant serving steaks, seafood, and cocktails in an upscale lodgelike setting.  

Chain restaurant serving steaks, seafood, and cocktails in an upscale lodgelike setting.  

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Backyard Bar

North

Approximately 9.68 miles from your location

Backyard Bar

North

Approximately 9.68 miles from your location

The large open space of the Backyard Bar offers lots of options to its patrons each night. There is a stage and dance floor for bands or DJ almost every night. Dart... Read more

The large open space of the Backyard Bar offers lots of options to its patrons each night. There is a stage and dance floor for bands or DJ almost every night. Dart tournaments are held on Monday nights, and the back yard has ample room to play cornhole, enjoy the outdoor bar, or pick up a game of beach volleyball. Dollar... Read More

Liberty's Bar & Bottle

Downtown

Approximately 7.45 miles from your location

Liberty's Bar & Bottle

Downtown

Approximately 7.45 miles from your location

A craft beer and wine bar and retail shop. 20 rotating draft handles, 40 craft beer bottles/cans, 60 bottles of wine and 15 glass pours of wine.

A craft beer and wine bar and retail shop. 20 rotating draft handles, 40 craft beer bottles/cans, 60 bottles of wine and 15 glass pours of wine.

Ingredients

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

Ingredients

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

Breakfast & lunch counter for made-to-order American cafe bites in a relaxed space with free Wi-Fi.

Breakfast & lunch counter for made-to-order American cafe bites in a relaxed space with free Wi-Fi.

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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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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Skeleton Root

Downtown

Approximately 7.81 miles from your location
Skeleton Root (photo: Abby Erwin)

Skeleton Root

Downtown

Approximately 7.81 miles from your location

Working winery & event space in historic Over the Rhine, in Cincinnati OH. Located one block north of Findlay Market and the final stop of the Cincinnati Streetcar.

Working winery & event space in historic Over the Rhine, in Cincinnati OH. Located one block north of Findlay Market and the final stop of the Cincinnati Streetcar.

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Game Time Sports Bar and Grill

South

Approximately 6.43 miles from your location
Game Time Sports

Game Time Sports Bar and Grill

South

Approximately 6.43 miles from your location

Your corner sports bar on the Levee. Try one of 20 mouthwatering burgers and a cold beer before, during, or after the big game on the spacious patio.

Your corner sports bar on the Levee. Try one of 20 mouthwatering burgers and a cold beer before, during, or after the big game on the spacious patio.

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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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Berd's Grill & Bar

North

Approximately 19.41 miles from your location

Berd's Grill & Bar

North

Approximately 19.41 miles from your location

Local family friendly sports bar focused on fresh, high-quality bar food and beverages. 

Local family friendly sports bar focused on fresh, high-quality bar food and beverages. 

Upper Deck

Downtown

Approximately 7.18 miles from your location
AC Hotel (photo: AC Hotel)

Upper Deck

Downtown

Approximately 7.18 miles from your location

With full skyline views of Cincinnati and easy access to Great American Ball Park right across the street, this rooftop bar is the perfect place to start or end the night... Read more

With full skyline views of Cincinnati and easy access to Great American Ball Park right across the street, this rooftop bar is the perfect place to start or end the night. Watch the sunset while sipping and savoring in this stylish atmosphere. Located at the AC Hotel Cincinnati at The Banks

Boomtown Biscuits & Whiskey

Downtown

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location

Boomtown Biscuits & Whiskey

Downtown

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location

A one of a kind dining experience focused on comfort food.  

A one of a kind dining experience focused on comfort food.  

Clough Crossings

East

Approximately 0.48 miles from your location

Clough Crossings

East

Approximately 0.48 miles from your location

Relaxed eatery offering traditional American fare in an old schoolhouse with seasonal patio seating.

Relaxed eatery offering traditional American fare in an old schoolhouse with seasonal patio seating.

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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

Latitudes Beechmont

East

Approximately 2.09 miles from your location

Latitudes Beechmont

East

Approximately 2.09 miles from your location

Latitudes Restaurant and Martini Bar reopened in their new spot in Anderson Town Center. It's tapas-style approach to dining brings loyal customers back time and time... Read more

Latitudes Restaurant and Martini Bar reopened in their new spot in Anderson Town Center. It's tapas-style approach to dining brings loyal customers back time and time again. Maybe it's pan-seared crab cakes with tarragon, lemon and roasted pepper aioli. Or perhaps your taste leans toward fried Yukon Gold potatoes with honey... 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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The Mercer

Downtown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location

The Mercer

Downtown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location

Varied European-influcenced dishes served in a stylish venue.

Varied European-influcenced dishes served in a stylish venue.

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Sorrento's Restaurant & Lounge

North

Approximately 9.33 miles from your location

Sorrento's Restaurant & Lounge

North

Approximately 9.33 miles from your location

One of the few piano bars in Cincinnati, Sorrento's offers live entertainment seven nights a week. For over 46 years this has been the place to enjoy great food and... Read more

One of the few piano bars in Cincinnati, Sorrento's offers live entertainment seven nights a week. For over 46 years this has been the place to enjoy great food and live music. There is room for you and a dozen of your closest friends to sing along at the grand piano! This is also the perfect place for private parties in their... Read More

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Incline Public House

West

Approximately 9.76 miles from your location
Incline Public House, burger

Incline Public House

West

Approximately 9.76 miles from your location

The dining room of this West Side restaurant features panoramic views of the Ohio River and Downtown Cincinnati. Weather permitting, the 1,400 square foot deck seats 60... Read more

The dining room of this West Side restaurant features panoramic views of the Ohio River and Downtown Cincinnati. Weather permitting, the 1,400 square foot deck seats 60 people. The kitchen utilizes both the in-house smoker and brick oven with a focus on gourmet sandwiches, pizzas and salads. The bar includes craft beer... Read More

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Cincy Brewing Co.

North

Approximately 10.91 miles from your location

Cincy Brewing Co.

North

Approximately 10.91 miles from your location

Newly opened brewery in Lockland aiming for a community feel while serving great brews. Try many types of beer like the St. Clair Saison and the Lincoln Heights IPA.

Newly opened brewery in Lockland aiming for a community feel while serving great brews. Try many types of beer like the St. Clair Saison and the Lincoln Heights IPA.

Darkness Brewing

South

Approximately 5.89 miles from your location

Darkness Brewing

South

Approximately 5.89 miles from your location

Brewery specializing in brewing dark beer.

Brewery specializing in brewing dark beer.

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16 Lots Brewing Company

North

Approximately 17.71 miles from your location

16 Lots Brewing Company

North

Approximately 17.71 miles from your location

Mason, Ohio's first craft brewery 

Mason, Ohio's first craft brewery 

Bucketheads

West

Approximately 16.63 miles from your location

Bucketheads

West

Approximately 16.63 miles from your location

Neighborhood sports bar. Check out their Facebook page for deals for FC match days! 

Neighborhood sports bar. Check out their Facebook page for deals for FC match days! 

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