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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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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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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The Precinct

Uptown

Approximately 3.77 miles from your location
Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse

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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Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse

Downtown

Approximately 7.36 miles from your location
Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse

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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Carlo & Johnny

North

Approximately 9.60 miles from your location
Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse

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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Luckman Coffee Company Inc.

East

Approximately 2.83 miles from your location

Luckman Coffee Company Inc.

East

Approximately 2.83 miles from your location

The best part about Luckman's is you don't have to get out of your car to enjoy their breakfast items and coffee. Use their drive-up window on your way to work to... Read more

The best part about Luckman's is you don't have to get out of your car to enjoy their breakfast items and coffee. Use their drive-up window on your way to work to pick up breakfast sandwiches, panini sandwiches, quiche, soups and salads. Wake up with espresso, coffee, ice coffee, smoothies or Italian soda.

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The Righteous Room

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location
Righteous Room

The Righteous Room

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

Righteous Room, a relatively new bar and lounge, fits in perfectly with the downtown scene. Urbanites, young professionals and patrons to the nearby Aronoff Center come to... Read more

Righteous Room, a relatively new bar and lounge, fits in perfectly with the downtown scene. Urbanites, young professionals and patrons to the nearby Aronoff Center come to mingle in the airy lounge or chill at the bar with a sophisticated cocktail. Try one of their concoctions half-price during happy hour from 4-8 p.m. daily.

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Hops House 99

South

Approximately 25.38 miles from your location

Hops House 99

South

Approximately 25.38 miles from your location

Bar featuring a selection of 99 beers, local and regional, and 31 HDTVs. Located at Hollywood Casino

Bar featuring a selection of 99 beers, local and regional, and 31 HDTVs. Located at Hollywood Casino

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Senate

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location
Senate hot dog (photo: @ashlie.d.stevens)

Senate

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location

Features a roatating list of original gourmet hot dogs and a full bar including specialty cocktails and craft beers.

Features a roatating list of original gourmet hot dogs and a full bar including specialty cocktails and craft beers.

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20 Brix

East

Approximately 6.79 miles from your location

20 Brix

East

Approximately 6.79 miles from your location

20 Brix is a wine bar, restaurant and retail store that prides itself on the quality and selection of its wine list. With the menu changing for each season, you're bound... Read more

20 Brix is a wine bar, restaurant and retail store that prides itself on the quality and selection of its wine list. With the menu changing for each season, you're bound to find flavorful dishes or grab a taste of one of the thin crust, bistro-style pizzas. Bring home a bottle of your favorite taste from the on-site retail... Read More

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KnockBack Nats

Downtown

Approximately 7.48 miles from your location
Knockback Nat's Neighborhood Bar

KnockBack Nats

Downtown

Approximately 7.48 miles from your location

KnockBack Nats is more than just a typical sports bar. In addition to dart boards, video golf and video bowling, it also features a great jukebox. Enjoy happy hour daily... Read more

KnockBack Nats is more than just a typical sports bar. In addition to dart boards, video golf and video bowling, it also features a great jukebox. Enjoy happy hour daily between 3 and 7 p.m. Appetizers include nachos and quesadillas as well as wings and burgers for meals. This is your place if you crave cold beer and bar food.

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Tavern on the Bend

North

Approximately 13.72 miles from your location

Tavern on the Bend

North

Approximately 13.72 miles from your location

Chill gathering spot known for mac ’n’ cheese and other pub grub, also serving draft beer & cocktails.

Chill gathering spot known for mac ’n’ cheese and other pub grub, also serving draft beer & cocktails.

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Queen City Radio

Downtown

Approximately 7.77 miles from your location
Tyson at Queen City Radio (photo: Eric Vice)

Queen City Radio

Downtown

Approximately 7.77 miles from your location

Spacious bar in a buzzy, industrial indoor/outdoor space offering food truck eats, DJs, and live music.

Spacious bar in a buzzy, industrial indoor/outdoor space offering food truck eats, DJs, and live music.

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West Side Brewing

West

Approximately 12.56 miles from your location
West Side Brewing

West Side Brewing

West

Approximately 12.56 miles from your location

Craft brewery for both the beer aficionado and the common man.

Craft brewery for both the beer aficionado and the common man.

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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.

Brio Tuscan Grille

North

Approximately 19.03 miles from your location

Brio Tuscan Grille

North

Approximately 19.03 miles from your location

Warm, relaxed Italian eatery serving Tuscan-inspired grill fare, wine, and cocktails.

Warm, relaxed Italian eatery serving Tuscan-inspired grill fare, wine, and cocktails.

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Bambooz Bar & Grill

South > Southeast

Approximately 6.56 miles from your location

Bambooz Bar & Grill

South > Southeast

Approximately 6.56 miles from your location

Seven mounted TVs keep the fans covered at the sports-themed hookah haven known as Bambooz. Pool, pinball, and a TouchTunes jukebox are good for filling in the commercial... Read more

Seven mounted TVs keep the fans covered at the sports-themed hookah haven known as Bambooz. Pool, pinball, and a TouchTunes jukebox are good for filling in the commercial breaks, and the kitchen rolls out specials daily. For weekends, Fridays bring cover-free acoustic sets starting at 7 p.m. and Saturday night is ladies night... Read More

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Jag's Steak & Seafood

North

Approximately 16.32 miles from your location

Jag's Steak & Seafood

North

Approximately 16.32 miles from your location

Upmarket surf 'n' turf with six mahogany-lined dining rooms, plus a lounge hosting live music and DJs.

Upmarket surf 'n' turf with six mahogany-lined dining rooms, plus a lounge hosting live music and DJs.

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The Growler House

Uptown

Approximately 6.06 miles from your location
The Growler House

The Growler House

Uptown

Approximately 6.06 miles from your location

Here at The Growler House, we offer a comprehensive variety of fresh craft beer available on draft. Discover your next craft beer experience at our house.

Here at The Growler House, we offer a comprehensive variety of fresh craft beer available on draft. Discover your next craft beer experience at our house.

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Brick and Mortar

Downtown

Approximately 7.46 miles from your location

Brick and Mortar

Downtown

Approximately 7.46 miles from your location

Upscale Gastro-Pub. Casual service with locally-influenced menu.  Located at The Cincinnatian Hotel

Upscale Gastro-Pub. Casual service with locally-influenced menu.  Located at The Cincinnatian Hotel

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.

J Taps Sports Bar and Grill

West

Approximately 14.08 miles from your location

J Taps Sports Bar and Grill

West

Approximately 14.08 miles from your location

Lively hangout featuring 20 taps pouring craft brews, happy hour & big-screens showing sports.

Lively hangout featuring 20 taps pouring craft brews, happy hour & big-screens showing sports.

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Geo. Wiedemann Brewing Company

Uptown

Approximately 8.26 miles from your location

Geo. Wiedemann Brewing Company

Uptown

Approximately 8.26 miles from your location

Wiedemann’s Bohemian Special Brew has been the local favorite for more than 100 years. After decades of changing ownership and jumping from one out-of-town brewery to... Read more

Wiedemann’s Bohemian Special Brew has been the local favorite for more than 100 years. After decades of changing ownership and jumping from one out-of-town brewery to another, they've brought back the authentic Bohemian recipe — light-bodied, flavorful and refreshing – and returned Wiedemann’s to local ownership and management... Read More

Hebron Brew Haus

South > Southwest

Approximately 17.90 miles from your location

Hebron Brew Haus

South > Southwest

Approximately 17.90 miles from your location

If it's a pizza and beer kind of night, head to Hebron Brew Haus. They've got multiple TVs and pool tables to keep you entertained, plus music on Saturdays,karaoke on... Read more

If it's a pizza and beer kind of night, head to Hebron Brew Haus. They've got multiple TVs and pool tables to keep you entertained, plus music on Saturdays,karaoke on Thursdays and a DJ or karaoke on Fridays.

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Brothers Bar & Grill

South

Approximately 6.52 miles from your location

Brothers Bar & Grill

South

Approximately 6.52 miles from your location

Offering American bar comfort food as well as great specials daily.

Offering American bar comfort food as well as great specials daily.

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Bircus Brewing Company

South

Approximately 9.36 miles from your location

Bircus Brewing Company

South

Approximately 9.36 miles from your location

The surreal world of circus meets the simple love of beer at Bircus Brewing Company. Witness a jaw-dropping, thirst-defying brewery experience. Raise a glass, see a circus... Read more

The surreal world of circus meets the simple love of beer at Bircus Brewing Company. Witness a jaw-dropping, thirst-defying brewery experience. Raise a glass, see a circus, and toast to all.

Collective Espresso

Uptown

Approximately 9.87 miles from your location
collective espresso

Collective Espresso

Uptown

Approximately 9.87 miles from your location

An oasis, or an escape. Hidden from traffic behind the Northside streetscape on Cluxton Alley, this location is full of natural light and neighborhood regulars.

An oasis, or an escape. Hidden from traffic behind the Northside streetscape on Cluxton Alley, this location is full of natural light and neighborhood regulars.

Bean & Barley

East

Approximately 5.32 miles from your location

Bean & Barley

East

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.

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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The Baker's Table

South

Approximately 6.14 miles from your location

The Baker's Table

South

Approximately 6.14 miles from your location

Comprised of rustic, seasonal cuisine, homemade breads, espresso and cocktails, The Baker's Table is the new brain child of chef Dave Willocks and his wife Wendy. They... Read more

Comprised of rustic, seasonal cuisine, homemade breads, espresso and cocktails, The Baker's Table is the new brain child of chef Dave Willocks and his wife Wendy. They have created a one of a kind farm to table atmosphere with inspired dishes.  Cafe Breakfast will be served dailyed 7:30am-2pm Brunch will be served Saturday... Read More

Cocoon Coffee

North

Approximately 17.61 miles from your location

Cocoon Coffee

North

Approximately 17.61 miles from your location

Cocoon coffee serves up great cups of coffee using high quality coffee of Coava Coffee Roasters. Need a workspace for study sessions? Call ahead and reserve a table or... Read more

Cocoon coffee serves up great cups of coffee using high quality coffee of Coava Coffee Roasters. Need a workspace for study sessions? Call ahead and reserve a table or walk-ins are welcome to hammer away at the books. 

Crazy Fox Saloon

South > Southeast

Approximately 6.05 miles from your location

Crazy Fox Saloon

South > Southeast

Approximately 6.05 miles from your location

Picture this: The bartender places a sugar cube on a slotted spoon. One hand holds the spoon directly over a glass of fragrant absinthe, the other is used to poor ice-cold... Read more

Picture this: The bartender places a sugar cube on a slotted spoon. One hand holds the spoon directly over a glass of fragrant absinthe, the other is used to poor ice-cold water over the sugar cube and into the glass, creating a cloudy, sweet-tasting concoction. Newport's own Crazy Fox legally serves up glasses of absinthe this... Read More

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Barleycorn's

South > Southwest

Approximately 11.26 miles from your location

Barleycorn's

South > Southwest

Approximately 11.26 miles from your location

For a get-together with friends to watch the big game, Barleycorn's is the place to dine and unwind. Order a round and watch the big game on one of the TVs covering the... Read more

For a get-together with friends to watch the big game, Barleycorn's is the place to dine and unwind. Order a round and watch the big game on one of the TVs covering the walls. After work, stop the hunger pangs with a wide selection of appetizers such as wings and nachos con queso. Really hungry? Dare to devour one of the... Read More

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Nada

Downtown

Approximately 7.33 miles from your location
Nada

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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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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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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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.

Ertel Cellars Winery

West

Approximately 44.85 miles from your location
Ertell Cellars

Ertel Cellars Winery

West

Approximately 44.85 miles from your location

Located on 200 acres of fertile soil of the Indiana rolling hills, Ertel Cellars Winery has maintained its own vineyard since 1999. After several years of selling the... Read more

Located on 200 acres of fertile soil of the Indiana rolling hills, Ertel Cellars Winery has maintained its own vineyard since 1999. After several years of selling the grapes to local wineries the Ertel family decided to open their own winery and restaurant in 2006. Nestled in the lush Indiana countryside, the winery produces... Read More

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Station + Family BBQ

North

Approximately 10.32 miles from your location

Station + Family BBQ

North

Approximately 10.32 miles from your location

Get your fix of great BBQ from this Wyoming local brewpub founded by Cooking with Caitlin, Caitlin Steininger and Kelly Trush. This family freindly space will serve up... Read more

Get your fix of great BBQ from this Wyoming local brewpub founded by Cooking with Caitlin, Caitlin Steininger and Kelly Trush. This family freindly space will serve up smoked pork, brisket, salmon carrots and sausages daily! 

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

Friendly Stop

North

Approximately 11.38 miles from your location

Friendly Stop

North

Approximately 11.38 miles from your location

Excellent pub fare and full bar in historic Glendale since 1907.

Excellent pub fare and full bar in historic Glendale since 1907.

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The St. Clair

Uptown

Approximately 7.91 miles from your location
The St. Clair

The St. Clair

Uptown

Approximately 7.91 miles from your location

Four Entertainment Group (4EG)'s new bar at U Square at the Loop in Clifton Heights.

Four Entertainment Group (4EG)'s new bar at U Square at the Loop in Clifton Heights.

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Brickhouse Bar & Grill

North

Approximately 13.56 miles from your location

Brickhouse Bar & Grill

North

Approximately 13.56 miles from your location

The Brick House Bar & Grill prides itself on fresh food, a great dining atmosphere and at a reasonable cost.

The Brick House Bar & Grill prides itself on fresh food, a great dining atmosphere and at a reasonable cost.

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Machine Room

Downtown

Approximately 7.14 miles from your location

Machine Room

Downtown

Approximately 7.14 miles from your location

Let's face it, baseball games can be just about as hot as Satan's bachelor pad. So say you're at Great American Ball Park and you're soaking up the sun (and maybe the... Read more

Let's face it, baseball games can be just about as hot as Satan's bachelor pad. So say you're at Great American Ball Park and you're soaking up the sun (and maybe the seats too), you want some food but just can't motivate yourself to get up. The Machine Room is your motivational solution. The fully air-conditioned restaurant is... Read More

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