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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Pub Crestview Hills

South > Southwest

Approximately 11.98 miles from your location

The Pub Crestview Hills

South > Southwest

Approximately 11.98 miles from your location

A true British Pub experience complete with brilliant food, drink, and genuine hospitality.

A true British Pub experience complete with brilliant food, drink, and genuine hospitality.

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Corkopolis

Downtown

Approximately 7.27 miles from your location

Corkopolis

Downtown

Approximately 7.27 miles from your location

Offering a curated selection of hand crafted wines from the world over, set in an authentic urban environment geared toward discovery.

Offering a curated selection of hand crafted wines from the world over, set in an authentic urban environment geared toward discovery.

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The Greenwich

Uptown

Approximately 6.52 miles from your location

The Greenwich

Uptown

Approximately 6.52 miles from your location

Arts and entertainment is what The Greenwich of Walnut Hills is all about. This jazz haven plays host to an eclectic list of events and even has its own art gallery... Read more

Arts and entertainment is what The Greenwich of Walnut Hills is all about. This jazz haven plays host to an eclectic list of events and even has its own art gallery upstairs, appropriately named 'Upstairs at The Greenwich." Originally a jazz oriented bar, The Greenwich has expanded to include such acts as Spoken word, open mics... Read More

Revolution Rotisserie

North

Approximately 6.61 miles from your location

Revolution Rotisserie

North

Approximately 6.61 miles from your location

American dishes centered around rotisserie chicken and cocktails.  

American dishes centered around rotisserie chicken and cocktails.  

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Libby's Southern Comfort

South

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location
Libby's Southern Comfort (photo: Abby Davidson)

Libby's Southern Comfort

South

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location

Check out NKY's newest restaurant that plays homage to great southern cuisine and refreshing cocktails! Located in the heart of the Duveneck Square, you can enjoy a casual... Read more

Check out NKY's newest restaurant that plays homage to great southern cuisine and refreshing cocktails! Located in the heart of the Duveneck Square, you can enjoy a casual bar/eatery located in the historic home of Dixie Wholesale Grocery.  Try many dishes like their special-recipe fried chicken, oysters on the half shell,... 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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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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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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Kreimer's Bier Haus

West

Approximately 19.45 miles from your location

Kreimer's Bier Haus

West

Approximately 19.45 miles from your location

Kreimer's Bier Haus is a cozy spot for a special, authentic German meal. This family-owned restaurant is known for hand-cutting their own beef. Stop by the bar for a taste... Read more

Kreimer's Bier Haus is a cozy spot for a special, authentic German meal. This family-owned restaurant is known for hand-cutting their own beef. Stop by the bar for a taste of their original brews, or step outside for views overlooking the Great Miami River. Visit Kreimer's Rver Bar and Grille Friday and Saturday evenings... Read More

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City Goat

South

Approximately 7.67 miles from your location

City Goat

South

Approximately 7.67 miles from your location

Meet friends, eat great food, and enjoy excellent craft brews, wine, and cocktails. 

Meet friends, eat great food, and enjoy excellent craft brews, wine, and cocktails. 

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The Views at Shires Garden

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

The Views at Shires Garden

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

Standing high above the city on the 10th floor of the City Club Apartments, at 309 Vine Street; resurrected from the history that has stood here before our time, The View... Read more

Standing high above the city on the 10th floor of the City Club Apartments, at 309 Vine Street; resurrected from the history that has stood here before our time, The View at Shires’ Garden is inspired by the first amusement resort in this part of the country, Shires’ Garden.   Though the original Shires’ Gardens burned to the... Read More

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Bromwell's Harth Lounge

Downtown

Approximately 7.25 miles from your location

Bromwell's Harth Lounge

Downtown

Approximately 7.25 miles from your location

Event center/pop-up bar perfect for both social and business gatherings.

Event center/pop-up bar perfect for both social and business gatherings.

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Butterbee's Neighborhood Grill

East

Approximately 24.84 miles from your location

Butterbee's Neighborhood Grill

East

Approximately 24.84 miles from your location

Sports-themed American restaurant. The menu at Butterbee's offers a variety of the traditional American eatery: wings or tenders with a choice of six sauces, burgers,... Read more

Sports-themed American restaurant. The menu at Butterbee's offers a variety of the traditional American eatery: wings or tenders with a choice of six sauces, burgers, steaks, sandwiches and salads. The menu carries the sports theme through and through: the appetizers are "The Starting Line-up," the burgers are "Grand Slam... Read More

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Fifty West Brewing Company

East

Approximately 3.23 miles from your location
Fifty West Brewing

Fifty West Brewing Company

East

Approximately 3.23 miles from your location

All the beers brewed at Fifty West Brewing Company have been hand-made in small batches with a focus on craftsmanship, tradition, innovation, and patience.

All the beers brewed at Fifty West Brewing Company have been hand-made in small batches with a focus on craftsmanship, tradition, innovation, and patience.

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Tin Roof

Downtown

Approximately 7.23 miles from your location

Tin Roof

Downtown

Approximately 7.23 miles from your location

Tin Roof has been bringing live music and good times to captive audiences all over the country for over 12 years. With acclaimed Executive Chef Will Zuchman crafting a one... Read more

Tin Roof has been bringing live music and good times to captive audiences all over the country for over 12 years. With acclaimed Executive Chef Will Zuchman crafting a one of a kind inspired and eclectic menu, music is not all you’ll find at The Roof. So come on in and grab a bite or two. Stick around a while for our infamous... Read More

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Sonder Brewing

North

Approximately 15.57 miles from your location
sonder flight (photo credit: abby davidson)

Sonder Brewing

North

Approximately 15.57 miles from your location

Crafting high quality beer with a mixture of story and community. includes a taproom with a spacious bar area as well as open areas with seating for larger groups, an... Read more

Crafting high quality beer with a mixture of story and community. includes a taproom with a spacious bar area as well as open areas with seating for larger groups, an outdoor patio area, and a large family-friendly lawn area.  Monday- Trivia Night at 7pm Wednesday- Live Music at 6pm Sunday- Yoga at 9am

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Via Vite

Downtown

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location
Via Vite

Via Vite

Downtown

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location

Sleek Italian eatery and wine bar offering pizza, pasta, modern entrees, and views of Fountain Square.

Sleek Italian eatery and wine bar offering pizza, pasta, modern entrees, and views of Fountain Square.

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Wodka Bar OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location
Wodka Bar (Photo: Abby Davidson)

Wodka Bar OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location

Eastern European-inspired restaurant and bar serving Zakuska and house-infused vodkas, original cocktails, and beer and wine.

Eastern European-inspired restaurant and bar serving Zakuska and house-infused vodkas, original cocktails, and beer and wine.

The Turnpike Tavern

South

Approximately 7.67 miles from your location

The Turnpike Tavern

South

Approximately 7.67 miles from your location

A neighborhood bar in Covington celebrating the history of the city.

A neighborhood bar in Covington celebrating the history of the city.

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Night Drop

East

Approximately 5.96 miles from your location

Night Drop

East

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. 

Kickbacks Cincy

North

Approximately 9.38 miles from your location

Kickbacks Cincy

North

Approximately 9.38 miles from your location

25 and up sports bar with food, music, drinks and pool. 

25 and up sports bar with food, music, drinks and pool. 

Indian Spring Winery

East

Approximately 32.03 miles from your location

Indian Spring Winery

East

Approximately 32.03 miles from your location

A family-owned and operated business located in rural Brown County, Ohio about 45 minutes east of Cincinnati. Rural setting provides a peaceful country atmosphere with... Read more

A family-owned and operated business located in rural Brown County, Ohio about 45 minutes east of Cincinnati. Rural setting provides a peaceful country atmosphere with easy access, just minutes from state routes 32 and 62.

The Mockbee

Downtown

Approximately 8.58 miles from your location

The Mockbee

Downtown

Approximately 8.58 miles from your location

Eclectic music venue and full bar.

Eclectic music venue and full bar.

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Swine City Brewing

North

Approximately 19.37 miles from your location

Swine City Brewing

North

Approximately 19.37 miles from your location

Small brewery featuring regular offerings as well as an ever changing tap list. Enjoy a beer onsite in the taproom or in a growler to go.

Small brewery featuring regular offerings as well as an ever changing tap list. Enjoy a beer onsite in the taproom or in a growler to go.

Sky Galley

East

Approximately 2.98 miles from your location

Sky Galley

East

Approximately 2.98 miles from your location

This East Side restaurant is located in Lunken Airport's old historic Art Deco Main Terminal Building. The patio overlooks the tarmac while the whole back side of the... Read more

This East Side restaurant is located in Lunken Airport's old historic Art Deco Main Terminal Building. The patio overlooks the tarmac while the whole back side of the restaurant is windowed so the inside eaters can see the view as well. Don't be discouraged to visit if you aren't flying anywhere, Sky Galley is a Cincinnati... Read More

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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. 

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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Buffalo Wings & Rings

North

Approximately 11.49 miles from your location

Buffalo Wings & Rings

North

Approximately 11.49 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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Indian Mound Cafe

North

Approximately 6.49 miles from your location

Indian Mound Cafe

North

Approximately 6.49 miles from your location

Relax or catch the game on one of the many TVs at this classic wood-paneled neighborhood sports bar and grill. Lots of basic pub fare plus specials every day - like fish... Read more

Relax or catch the game on one of the many TVs at this classic wood-paneled neighborhood sports bar and grill. Lots of basic pub fare plus specials every day - like fish and cheeseburger plates - will fill the tum. There are soups, wings, chicken fingers, and chili too.

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Bakersfield OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location
Bakersfield OTR

Bakersfield OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location

Bakersfield OTR in now open in the Gateway Quarter. The tacos, tequila and whiskey bar on Vine Street is owned by Joe Lanni. Choose from a selection of 45 tequilas, 45... Read more

Bakersfield OTR in now open in the Gateway Quarter. The tacos, tequila and whiskey bar on Vine Street is owned by Joe Lanni. Choose from a selection of 45 tequilas, 45 American whiskeys and a menu of authentic Mexican street food.

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Sapphire Room

South

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location

Sapphire Room

South

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location

Check out this bar and dance club in the histroic part of Covington's Downtown. Sapphire Room will specialize cocktails, bourbon, and gin. 

Check out this bar and dance club in the histroic part of Covington's Downtown. Sapphire Room will specialize cocktails, bourbon, and gin. 

Main Event

Downtown

Approximately 7.32 miles from your location

Main Event

Downtown

Approximately 7.32 miles from your location

Main Event is your standard, dim, no-frills bar with a handful of TVs and a huge dance area. When that dance area fills up in the after-midnight hour, DJs from all over... Read more

Main Event is your standard, dim, no-frills bar with a handful of TVs and a huge dance area. When that dance area fills up in the after-midnight hour, DJs from all over keep the crowd moving. There's also a huge menu of cheap bar food including a $3 bowl of chili, a $7 chef salad, a $12 14-inch pizza and a $6 gourmet roast beef... Read More

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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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Arlin's Bar

Uptown

Approximately 8.41 miles from your location

Arlin's Bar

Uptown

Approximately 8.41 miles from your location

Neighborhood bar offering a wide variety of food and drinks, featuring 20 different taps.

Neighborhood bar offering a wide variety of food and drinks, featuring 20 different taps.

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Nada

Downtown

Approximately 7.33 miles from your location
Nada (photo: Boca Restaurant Group)

Nada

Downtown

Approximately 7.33 miles from your location

Trendy Mexican cantina with outdoor seating, festive cocktails, and upscale fare in a chic setting.

Trendy Mexican cantina with outdoor seating, festive cocktails, and upscale fare in a chic setting.

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27 Bar + Kitchen

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.30 miles from your location

27 Bar + Kitchen

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.30 miles from your location

Local Farm to Table American Cuisine. Brunch. Dinner. Craft Cocktails. Craft Beer. Coffee. Espresso.

Local Farm to Table American Cuisine. Brunch. Dinner. Craft Cocktails. Craft Beer. Coffee. Espresso.

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Plum Street Cafe

Downtown

Approximately 7.71 miles from your location

Plum Street Cafe

Downtown

Approximately 7.71 miles from your location

Celebrating more than 25 years, this family-owned establishment is just a block from the Duke Energy Convention Center. Featuring a full bar, this restaurant is open seven... Read more

Celebrating more than 25 years, this family-owned establishment is just a block from the Duke Energy Convention Center. Featuring a full bar, this restaurant is open seven days a week.

A Tavola

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

A Tavola

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

A Tavola, a bar, trattoria and pizzeria, is now open a few doors away from Senate Restaurant. The offer pizza and bruschetta cooked in a wood-fired oven, and a drink menu... Read more

A Tavola, a bar, trattoria and pizzeria, is now open a few doors away from Senate Restaurant. The offer pizza and bruschetta cooked in a wood-fired oven, and a drink menu of craft cocktails, micro brews, local beers and quality wines. They got their start doing pizza nights at Northside's Take the Cake cafe.

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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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Rosedale

Downtown

Approximately 7.36 miles from your location

Rosedale

Downtown

Approximately 7.36 miles from your location

Snazzy bar featuring a dog-friendly patio and bocce ball courts.  

Snazzy bar featuring a dog-friendly patio and bocce ball courts.  

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