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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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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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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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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Kitty's Sports Grill

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

Kitty's Sports Grill

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

Family-owned sports grill with fresh, quality pub food and walls decorated with sports memorabilia.

Family-owned sports grill with fresh, quality pub food and walls decorated with sports memorabilia.

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Revel OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.43 miles from your location

Revel OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.43 miles from your location

Cozy winery with live music, handcrafted wines, and light snacks in rustic-chic digs with live music.

Cozy winery with live music, handcrafted wines, and light snacks in rustic-chic digs with live music.

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Horse & Barrel

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

Horse & Barrel

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

Award-winning whiskey bar in downtown Cincinnati. 106+ whiskeys. Specialty cocktails, craft beers, small bites and a friendly bourbon loving staff.

Award-winning whiskey bar in downtown Cincinnati. 106+ whiskeys. Specialty cocktails, craft beers, small bites and a friendly bourbon loving staff.

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Bella's Restaurant

East

Approximately 13.39 miles from your location

Bella's Restaurant

East

Approximately 13.39 miles from your location

Full service Italian restaurant, bar, and patio specializing in scratch cooking from fresh pasta to desserts.  

Full service Italian restaurant, bar, and patio specializing in scratch cooking from fresh pasta to desserts.  

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Bouquet Restaurant

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.70 miles from your location
Bouquet, part of The B-Line (photo: Samuel Greenhill)

Bouquet Restaurant

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.70 miles from your location

Comfy bistro offering seasonal American fare and many wines in quaint, living-room-like surroundings. Part of The B-Line. Click here to learn more.  

Comfy bistro offering seasonal American fare and many wines in quaint, living-room-like surroundings. Part of The B-Line. Click here to learn more.  

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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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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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Main Cup

East

Approximately 6.81 miles from your location

Main Cup

East

Approximately 6.81 miles from your location

Main Cup is a cozy, comfortable spot in Milford, where they brew and roast their own coffee. The place can be so warm and inviting, patrons don't want to leave when they... Read more

Main Cup is a cozy, comfortable spot in Milford, where they brew and roast their own coffee. The place can be so warm and inviting, patrons don't want to leave when they start roasting. They also serve pastries, like big muffins, bagels, casseroles and quiche. On a nice day, they have a couple spots out front for eating. Stop... Read More

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Upper Deck

Downtown

Approximately 7.18 miles from your location

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

The Dime

Uptown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location
The Dime Bar

The Dime

Uptown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location

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Big Vic's Pub & Grub

West

Approximately 27.07 miles from your location

Big Vic's Pub & Grub

West

Approximately 27.07 miles from your location

This is where the fun starts, with a tasty adult beverage & a super menu of pub food favorites! Located at Rising Star Casino

This is where the fun starts, with a tasty adult beverage & a super menu of pub food favorites! Located at Rising Star Casino

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Matt the Miller's Tavern

North

Approximately 7.51 miles from your location

Matt the Miller's Tavern

North

Approximately 7.51 miles from your location

Upscale tavern serving an extensive menu, ranging from flatbreads to steaks, and also offering numerous beers.

Upscale tavern serving an extensive menu, ranging from flatbreads to steaks, and also offering numerous beers.

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Brink Brewing Co.

North

Approximately 11.65 miles from your location
Brink Brewing

Brink Brewing Co.

North

Approximately 11.65 miles from your location

The Brink Brewing Company is a brewery and tap room in College Hill. We're focused on offering a wide variety of crafted beer styles in an intimate tap room setting. Most... Read more

The Brink Brewing Company is a brewery and tap room in College Hill. We're focused on offering a wide variety of crafted beer styles in an intimate tap room setting. Most recently awarded Very Small Brewery of the Year at the Great American Beer Festival in September of 2018! 

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The Casual Pint Loveland Station

East

Approximately 13.46 miles from your location

The Casual Pint Loveland Station

East

Approximately 13.46 miles from your location

The Casual Pint Craft BeerMarket, offers a relaxed, family friendly atmosphere much like a coffee shop, with a focus on Craft Beer. Our expert 'Beer-tenders' can serve up... Read more

The Casual Pint Craft BeerMarket, offers a relaxed, family friendly atmosphere much like a coffee shop, with a focus on Craft Beer. Our expert 'Beer-tenders' can serve up Craft Beer by the pint from our tap wall, by the can or by the bottle to enjoy in our store. You can grab your beer to go with Growler Fills, Mix-A-Six Packs... Read More

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Sons of Toil Brewing

East

Approximately 27.12 miles from your location

Sons of Toil Brewing

East

Approximately 27.12 miles from your location

Beer crafted and brewed on site using locally-sourced ingredients. 

Beer crafted and brewed on site using locally-sourced ingredients. 

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

Hollywood & Grind

West

Approximately 25.15 miles from your location

Hollywood & Grind

West

Approximately 25.15 miles from your location

Stop by for a homemade breakfast buffet or take your pick from a selection of hot breakfast sandwiches and pastries to-go at Hollywood & Grind. Don’t forget, the café... Read more

Stop by for a homemade breakfast buffet or take your pick from a selection of hot breakfast sandwiches and pastries to-go at Hollywood & Grind. Don’t forget, the café has Starbucks coffee available, too. Located at Hollywood Casino

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Fresh Press Juicery & Coffee

East

Approximately 13.46 miles from your location

Fresh Press Juicery & Coffee

East

Approximately 13.46 miles from your location

Coffee bar, cold-pressed juicery, and kitchen.  

Coffee bar, cold-pressed juicery, and kitchen.  

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

The Blind Pig

Downtown

Approximately 7.43 miles from your location

The Blind Pig

Downtown

Approximately 7.43 miles from your location

The Blind Pig is our updated, modern idea of what a speakeasy is nowadays. A place you can grab some fantastic food, drink updated versions of the quirky drinks that were... Read more

The Blind Pig is our updated, modern idea of what a speakeasy is nowadays. A place you can grab some fantastic food, drink updated versions of the quirky drinks that were invented during that time and catch all your favorite teams on the tv. A huge patio awaits you with a great view of the riverfront, stadiums, National... Read More

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Chameleon

North

Approximately 9.87 miles from your location

Chameleon

North

Approximately 9.87 miles from your location

Northside's "neighborhood nightclub" features a different theme event almost every night - from karaoke and unplugged nights to DJ dance parties on the weekends - with an... Read more

Northside's "neighborhood nightclub" features a different theme event almost every night - from karaoke and unplugged nights to DJ dance parties on the weekends - with an array of specialty cocktails, and a great patio.

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The Public House

West

Approximately 13.08 miles from your location

The Public House

West

Approximately 13.08 miles from your location

Busy late-night haunt with a patio offering brews, cocktails, pub grub, and regular live entertainment.

Busy late-night haunt with a patio offering brews, cocktails, pub grub, and regular live entertainment.

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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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Local Post

East

Approximately 3.27 miles from your location

Local Post

East

Approximately 3.27 miles from your location

Local Post is serving up tasty dishes like Cincy Fries that come with crispy goetta, american cheese, sriracha aiolo and topped with an over-easy egg. Or try Post wings,... Read more

Local Post is serving up tasty dishes like Cincy Fries that come with crispy goetta, american cheese, sriracha aiolo and topped with an over-easy egg. Or try Post wings, pizza, salads and sandwiches. 

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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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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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.

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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The Jazz Club at Schwartz's Point

Downtown

Approximately 7.76 miles from your location
Schwartz's Point Jazz

The Jazz Club at Schwartz's Point

Downtown

Approximately 7.76 miles from your location

Oriental carpets line the walls of this intimate locale featuring a full bar & jazz performances.

Oriental carpets line the walls of this intimate locale featuring a full bar & jazz performances.

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E+O Kitchen

Uptown

Approximately 4.76 miles from your location

E+O Kitchen

Uptown

Approximately 4.76 miles from your location

Contemporary, tropical-themed eatery with Asian dishes, some with a Latin spin.

Contemporary, tropical-themed eatery with Asian dishes, some with a Latin spin.

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Urbana Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 5.92 miles from your location

Urbana Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 5.92 miles from your location

Coffeehouse serving classic Italian java drinks and tea plus global desserts. 

Coffeehouse serving classic Italian java drinks and tea plus global desserts. 

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. 

Revolution Rotisserie

Downtown

Approximately 7.60 miles from your location
Revolution Rotisserie

Revolution Rotisserie

Downtown

Approximately 7.60 miles from your location

Rotisserie chicken sandwiches on grilled pita, salads, tasty sides, and whole/half birds. Make entrees vegetarian w/hummus, black beans, or extra veggies

Rotisserie chicken sandwiches on grilled pita, salads, tasty sides, and whole/half birds. Make entrees vegetarian w/hummus, black beans, or extra veggies

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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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Below Zero Lounge

Downtown

Approximately 7.45 miles from your location
Below Zero

Below Zero Lounge

Downtown

Approximately 7.45 miles from your location

Trendy spot with upbeat music serving over 100 vodkas.

Trendy spot with upbeat music serving over 100 vodkas.

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Braxton Brewing Co.

South

Approximately 7.34 miles from your location
Braxton Brewing Company (photo: Wendy Pramik)

Braxton Brewing Co.

South

Approximately 7.34 miles from your location

From a humble start, a love for brewing has become an entrepreneurial obsession. Melding technology & tradition, ideas are born & fermented. Come grab a brew or... Read more

From a humble start, a love for brewing has become an entrepreneurial obsession. Melding technology & tradition, ideas are born & fermented. Come grab a brew or our new coffee roast, Starter. #LiftOneToLife

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Caffe Barista & Deli

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location

Caffe Barista & Deli

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location

Enjoy daily lunch specials on sandwiches, pizza and other American classics. Grab grocery items such as specialty meats, dairy products, beer & wine, and even fresh... Read more

Enjoy daily lunch specials on sandwiches, pizza and other American classics. Grab grocery items such as specialty meats, dairy products, beer & wine, and even fresh vegetables. 

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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Hang Over Easy

Uptown

Approximately 7.62 miles from your location

Hang Over Easy

Uptown

Approximately 7.62 miles from your location

French toast, burgers, draft beers, and cocktails in a diner and bar with a hip vibe and patio seating.

French toast, burgers, draft beers, and cocktails in a diner and bar with a hip vibe and patio seating.

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Buffalo Wings & Rings

South

Approximately 11.93 miles from your location

Buffalo Wings & Rings

South

Approximately 11.93 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. 

Locoba by Platform

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

Locoba by Platform

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

Platform Beer Co Tasting Room location in the Over-The-Rhine District of Cincinnati. Specializing in coffee, beer and cocktails. Food served all day.

Platform Beer Co Tasting Room location in the Over-The-Rhine District of Cincinnati. Specializing in coffee, beer and cocktails. Food served all day.

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