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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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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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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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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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.

Wildfire Pizza Kitchen

West

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

Wildfire Pizza Kitchen

West

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.

859 Taproom and Grill

South

Approximately 16.21 miles from your location

859 Taproom and Grill

South

Approximately 16.21 miles from your location

Formerly The Brass Tap, the 859 Taproom and Grill is a craft beer bar and restaurant that offers 60 craft beers on tap, a full bar, large bourbon selection and delicious... Read more

Formerly The Brass Tap, the 859 Taproom and Grill is a craft beer bar and restaurant that offers 60 craft beers on tap, a full bar, large bourbon selection and delicious food.

Rhinegeist Brewery

Downtown

Approximately 7.89 miles from your location
Rhinegeist

Rhinegeist Brewery

Downtown

Approximately 7.89 miles from your location

Rhinegeist is a brewery built within the skeleton of the old Moerlein bottling plant located in the Over-the-Rhine historical district. The tasting room is a giant indoor... Read more

Rhinegeist is a brewery built within the skeleton of the old Moerlein bottling plant located in the Over-the-Rhine historical district. The tasting room is a giant indoor adult playground with cornhole, ping pong and more. Kids (and anyone under the age of 21) are allowed in the taproom until 8pm on Thursday, Friday and... Read More

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Buffalo Wings & Rings

North

Approximately 18.90 miles from your location

Buffalo Wings & Rings

North

Approximately 18.90 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. 

Igby's

Downtown

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location
Igby's

Igby's

Downtown

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location

Located in Downtown Cincinnati on Sixth Street, Igby's is the 10th location from Four Entertainment Group (4EG).

Located in Downtown Cincinnati on Sixth Street, Igby's is the 10th location from Four Entertainment Group (4EG).

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Mikey's Late Night Slice

Downtown

Approximately 7.95 miles from your location

Mikey's Late Night Slice

Downtown

Approximately 7.95 miles from your location

Columbus based pizza place makes it way to Cincinnati! Mikey's Late Night Slice is a customizable pizza joint with foldable slices and toppings galore all baked inside... Read more

Columbus based pizza place makes it way to Cincinnati! Mikey's Late Night Slice is a customizable pizza joint with foldable slices and toppings galore all baked inside their very own pizza oven! Sauce is boss at Mikey's with their ery own sauce and pepper bar with a vast array of extras to add to your slice. Mikey's has a funky... Read More

Mitchell's Fish Market

North

Approximately 14.39 miles from your location

Mitchell's Fish Market

North

Approximately 14.39 miles from your location

Seafood dishes, a raw bar, and happy hour martinis are offered at this stylish upmarket chain.

Seafood dishes, a raw bar, and happy hour martinis are offered at this stylish upmarket chain.

Mac's Pizza Pub

Uptown

Approximately 8.06 miles from your location

Mac's Pizza Pub

Uptown

Approximately 8.06 miles from your location

This eatery is a lively but laid-back college hangout. Often times, students eat, drink, study or watch sports on 18 TV screens (including a massive plasma screen) There's... Read more

This eatery is a lively but laid-back college hangout. Often times, students eat, drink, study or watch sports on 18 TV screens (including a massive plasma screen) There's karaoke Tuesday and live music most weekends. Challenge your friends to a game of darts or shuffleboard. The restaurant recently had a power charging station... 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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Christian Moerlein Brewing Company's Malt House Tap Room

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location
Christian Moerlein Brewing Company tap room

Christian Moerlein Brewing Company's Malt House Tap Room

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location

Enjoy fresh pints of Moerlein beer and free tours of this authentic 19th century Tap Room and brewery. 

Enjoy fresh pints of Moerlein beer and free tours of this authentic 19th century Tap Room and brewery. 

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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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Alexandria Brewing Company

South

Approximately 8.73 miles from your location

Alexandria Brewing Company

South

Approximately 8.73 miles from your location

Small town brewery with a taproom. Brewed in Cincinnati tradition, proudly made in Kentucky. 

Small town brewery with a taproom. Brewed in Cincinnati tradition, proudly made in Kentucky. 

Tokyo Kitty

Downtown

Approximately 7.51 miles from your location

Tokyo Kitty

Downtown

Approximately 7.51 miles from your location

A Japanese-style karaoke bar offering private rooms and Asian-Tiki cocktails in an environment that immerses guests in the sensory culture of Tokyo.

A Japanese-style karaoke bar offering private rooms and Asian-Tiki cocktails in an environment that immerses guests in the sensory culture of Tokyo.

Aster

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location

Aster

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location

Full-service bar offering weekend brunch.  

Full-service bar offering weekend brunch.  

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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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Beer Sellar

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.42 miles from your location

Beer Sellar

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.42 miles from your location

Beer Sellar offers sun, the Ohio River and live music. You can choose from 60 drafts and 135 bottles of imports. You can dock your boat and pay $5 to board the riverboat... Read more

Beer Sellar offers sun, the Ohio River and live music. You can choose from 60 drafts and 135 bottles of imports. You can dock your boat and pay $5 to board the riverboat shuttle to Riverbend events and Reds and Bengals games. Though Beer Sellar hosts a number of European beers, the major focus is on domestic micro-brews. They... Read More

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Rock Bottom Brewery

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

Rock Bottom Brewery

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

Brewpub chain offering house beers and upscale pub food and American fare.

Brewpub chain offering house beers and upscale pub food and American fare.

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City View Tavern

Uptown

Approximately 6.75 miles from your location
The view from City View Tavern (photo: @missdeezon)

City View Tavern

Uptown

Approximately 6.75 miles from your location

Appropriately named for its view of the Cincinnati skyline, City View Tavern is a traditional, unpretentious bar located in Mount Adams. The patio is the most cherished... Read more

Appropriately named for its view of the Cincinnati skyline, City View Tavern is a traditional, unpretentious bar located in Mount Adams. The patio is the most cherished part of this little tavern because of its awesome view of the city. The burgers are said to rival those of Zip's in Mount Lookout, and the bloody Marys are... Read More

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Findlay Market Biergarten

Downtown

Approximately 7.84 miles from your location
Findlay Market

Findlay Market Biergarten

Downtown

Approximately 7.84 miles from your location

This OTR Biergarten is located within Findlay Market. This outdoor biergarten is sponsored by local craft brewer Christian Moerlein and offers Moerlein beers like Hudepohl... Read more

This OTR Biergarten is located within Findlay Market. This outdoor biergarten is sponsored by local craft brewer Christian Moerlein and offers Moerlein beers like Hudepohl Pure Laer, Hudy Delight, and differet local craft breweries each weekend. 

Kitty's Coffee

Downtown

Approximately 7.28 miles from your location

Kitty's Coffee

Downtown

Approximately 7.28 miles from your location

If you're looking for a morning brew or an iced treat, than Kitty's Coffee is the place to stop in the morning. Kitty's also offers delectable pastries to go along with... Read more

If you're looking for a morning brew or an iced treat, than Kitty's Coffee is the place to stop in the morning. Kitty's also offers delectable pastries to go along with your morning joe and newspaper.

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Yard House

Downtown

Approximately 7.26 miles from your location

Yard House

Downtown

Approximately 7.26 miles from your location

Yard House offers 160 beer taps and an extensive menu of American fusion cuisine, serving lunch, dinner and late-night snacks. Extensive menu of American fusion cuisine,... Read more

Yard House offers 160 beer taps and an extensive menu of American fusion cuisine, serving lunch, dinner and late-night snacks. Extensive menu of American fusion cuisine, ranging from burgers and salads on up to miso sea bass and lobster garlic noodles.

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Drake's Florence

South

Approximately 15.88 miles from your location

Drake's Florence

South

Approximately 15.88 miles from your location

Eatery and bar serving craft beers, burgers, sushi & pub grub in a lively, contemporary space. 

Eatery and bar serving craft beers, burgers, sushi & pub grub in a lively, contemporary space. 

The Lackman

Downtown

Approximately 7.58 miles from your location
The Lackman

The Lackman

Downtown

Approximately 7.58 miles from your location

The Lackman is the latest one of-a-kind bar experience by Four Entertainment Group (4EG). Located at 1237 Vine St., the bar is on the first floor of the Lackman building,... Read more

The Lackman is the latest one of-a-kind bar experience by Four Entertainment Group (4EG). Located at 1237 Vine St., the bar is on the first floor of the Lackman building, built by turn-of-the-century Cincinnati brewery Herman Lackman. The bar's signage reflects the label Herman Lackman used on his beer bottles. The Lackman is... Read More

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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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Braxton Labs

South

Approximately 6.04 miles from your location
Riverside Food Tours, Braxton Brewing

Braxton Labs

South

Approximately 6.04 miles from your location

Braxton Labs is brewery and taproom by Braxton Brewing Company located inside the Party Source. The brewery is home to beers that are both on and off trend, educational... Read more

Braxton Labs is brewery and taproom by Braxton Brewing Company located inside the Party Source. The brewery is home to beers that are both on and off trend, educational experiments for the curious craft beer drinker, collaborations across multiple categories and more

Cobblestone OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location
IMG_0562 (Photo: Abby Davidson)

Cobblestone OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location

Adjacent to Washington Park and across the street from a streetcar stop, where the owners derived much of their inspiration for the neighborhood drinkery. There are 8... Read more

Adjacent to Washington Park and across the street from a streetcar stop, where the owners derived much of their inspiration for the neighborhood drinkery. There are 8 different beers on tap, and different selections of cans and bottles. There is also an indicator of when the streetcar is 5 minutes away from the step near the... Read More

Lola's

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location

Lola's

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location

A unique blend between your favorite coffee house and local pub, proudly serving locally roasted coffee & locally brewed beers alongside as house-crafted specialty... Read more

A unique blend between your favorite coffee house and local pub, proudly serving locally roasted coffee & locally brewed beers alongside as house-crafted specialty cocktails.

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Corner Coffee Cafe

East

Approximately 9.49 miles from your location

Corner Coffee Cafe

East

Approximately 9.49 miles from your location

In addition to the full range of coffees, teas and coffee drinks offered here, you'll find pastries and scones in the morning with a full breakfast on Saturdays -... Read more

In addition to the full range of coffees, teas and coffee drinks offered here, you'll find pastries and scones in the morning with a full breakfast on Saturdays - including waffles and biscuits and gravy. There are lunch specials every day plus delectable salad plates, soups and croissant sandwiches.

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Quaker Steak & Lube

East

Approximately 6.95 miles from your location

Quaker Steak & Lube

East

Approximately 6.95 miles from your location

No, you're not in a tricked-out car shop - this is Quaker Steak & Lube. This all-American joint is known for its wings and appetizers that go perfectly with an ice... Read more

No, you're not in a tricked-out car shop - this is Quaker Steak & Lube. This all-American joint is known for its wings and appetizers that go perfectly with an ice cold beer. Eat like you just finished a 100-mile motorcycle ride, with steaks, baby back ribs and big ol' burgers.

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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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Branch Hill Coffee

East

Approximately 11.25 miles from your location

Branch Hill Coffee

East

Approximately 11.25 miles from your location

Enjoy some morning coffee in this enchantingly quaint spot in Loveland. It's a yellow house surrounded by a remarkably colorful garden. Beside the flavored coffees and... Read more

Enjoy some morning coffee in this enchantingly quaint spot in Loveland. It's a yellow house surrounded by a remarkably colorful garden. Beside the flavored coffees and specialty drinks, Branch Hill offers soups, sandwiches and baked goodies. The outdoor patio is a charming place to enjoy a drink with friends. It's near the... Read More

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Luckman Coffee Company Inc.

East

Approximately 1.36 miles from your location

Luckman Coffee Company Inc.

East

Approximately 1.36 miles from your location

The specialty at this Anderson Township coffee spot is the Peg Leg Jim Blend, "the only 'Pirate Approved' coffee", which carries the tagline, "EYE!--dark as me soul and... Read more

The specialty at this Anderson Township coffee spot is the Peg Leg Jim Blend, "the only 'Pirate Approved' coffee", which carries the tagline, "EYE!--dark as me soul and stiff as me wood leg." The menu boasts hot and cold drinks, cider, tea, and the Cincinnati Mocha, with cayenne and cinnamon. Customers rave about the paninis,... Read More

D. Burnham's

Downtown

Approximately 7.33 miles from your location

D. Burnham's

Downtown

Approximately 7.33 miles from your location

D. Burnham's is located within Cincinnati's newest four diamond hotel, the Renaissance Cincinnati Hotel. The contemporary Midwestern American restaurant features locally... Read more

D. Burnham's is located within Cincinnati's newest four diamond hotel, the Renaissance Cincinnati Hotel. The contemporary Midwestern American restaurant features locally sourced, seasonal and expertly prepared cuisine, served with relaxed elegance in a contemporary space with genuine, detailed service. D. Burnham's presents a... Read More

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Eddie Merlot's

North

Approximately 11.45 miles from your location

Eddie Merlot's

North

Approximately 11.45 miles from your location

Premium chain serving prime-aged steaks, seafood, and a lengthy wine list in plush surroundings.

Premium chain serving prime-aged steaks, seafood, and a lengthy wine list in plush surroundings.

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Slatts

North

Approximately 9.32 miles from your location

Slatts

North

Approximately 9.32 miles from your location

This relaxed neighborhood pub serves a menu ranging from spicy chicken spring rolls to filet mignon.

This relaxed neighborhood pub serves a menu ranging from spicy chicken spring rolls to filet mignon.

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Bourbon Haus 1841

South

Approximately 7.67 miles from your location
Bourbon Haus 1841, part of The B-Line (photo: Samuel Greenhill)

Bourbon Haus 1841

South

Approximately 7.67 miles from your location

Bourbon bar with vast list of local and rare varieties, plus craft cocktails, in a rustic-chic space. Part of The B-Line. Click here to learn more.

Bourbon bar with vast list of local and rare varieties, plus craft cocktails, in a rustic-chic space. Part of The B-Line. Click here to learn more.

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Shooks Bar & Dance

Downtown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location

Shooks Bar & Dance

Downtown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location

Vintage industrial bar and dance club built in a former Packard showroom.

Vintage industrial bar and dance club built in a former Packard showroom.

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