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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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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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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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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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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Comfort Station

East

Approximately 6.55 miles from your location

Comfort Station

East

Approximately 6.55 miles from your location

In the spot of a 105-year-old public restroom, Comfort Station is serving up house-made cocktails in an unsual and unassuming location. From the same creative minds as... Read more

In the spot of a 105-year-old public restroom, Comfort Station is serving up house-made cocktails in an unsual and unassuming location. From the same creative minds as Sundry and Vice in OTR, Comfort Station in Walnut Hills has a fun and cozy feel and even a patio nook to sit and relax. 

The Overlook Lodge

North

Approximately 6.60 miles from your location

The Overlook Lodge

North

Approximately 6.60 miles from your location

Bar inspired by the mysterious hotel in "The Shining" serving craft cocktails.

Bar inspired by the mysterious hotel in "The Shining" serving craft cocktails.

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The Roosevelt Room

North

Approximately 19.08 miles from your location

The Roosevelt Room

North

Approximately 19.08 miles from your location

The newest bar from 4EG offering happy hour specials and a 'Rough Riders' loyalty program.

The newest bar from 4EG offering happy hour specials and a 'Rough Riders' loyalty program.

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Taft's Ale House

Downtown

Approximately 7.72 miles from your location
Taft's Ale House

Taft's Ale House

Downtown

Approximately 7.72 miles from your location

Artisanal beers, steaks, and salads served in a classic brewpub named after Cincinnati’s favorite son.

Artisanal beers, steaks, and salads served in a classic brewpub named after Cincinnati’s favorite son.

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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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Crown Republic Gastropub

Downtown

Approximately 7.20 miles from your location

Crown Republic Gastropub

Downtown

Approximately 7.20 miles from your location

Rustic American fare in the heart of Downtown Cincinnati 

Rustic American fare in the heart of Downtown Cincinnati 

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Bar at Palm Court

Downtown

Approximately 7.47 miles from your location
Bar at Palm Court - Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

Bar at Palm Court

Downtown

Approximately 7.47 miles from your location

Located inside the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, the Bar at Palm Court offers a relaxed menu in a breathtaking art deco setting. Enjoy creative cocktails, hand... Read more

Located inside the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, the Bar at Palm Court offers a relaxed menu in a breathtaking art deco setting. Enjoy creative cocktails, hand selected Four Roses Bourbon, and their exclusive Blank Slate Brewery seasonal beer.   Happy Hour 4:00pm to 7:00pm Live jazz Friday & Saturday 5:00pm to 1:00am

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The Sandbar

East

Approximately 2.92 miles from your location
The Sandbar

The Sandbar

East

Approximately 2.92 miles from your location

Bar food & beverages served at seasonal (March-Oct.) spot for playing beach volleyball & cornhole.

Bar food & beverages served at seasonal (March-Oct.) spot for playing beach volleyball & cornhole.

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House of Orange Sports Bar and Grill

South

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location

House of Orange Sports Bar and Grill

South

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location

A new bar and grill that celebrates the ever popular FC Cincinnati soccer team.

A new bar and grill that celebrates the ever popular FC Cincinnati soccer team.

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Kaze

Downtown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location
Kaze OTR

Kaze

Downtown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location

Gastropub serving sushi and creative Japanese fare in a stylish space, with a lounge and beer garden.

Gastropub serving sushi and creative Japanese fare in a stylish space, with a lounge and beer garden.

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1215 Wine Bar and Coffee Lab

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location
1215 Wine Bar

1215 Wine Bar and Coffee Lab

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location

The emphasis is on coffee and wine appreciation and connoisseurship, with enough food served to go with the drinks.  Dinnertime means cheese and meat plates, a... Read more

The emphasis is on coffee and wine appreciation and connoisseurship, with enough food served to go with the drinks.  Dinnertime means cheese and meat plates, a different one for each wine flight, and lunch is the ingredients of those cheese and meat plates turned into sandwiches. Lots of wine tastings, wine flights and coffee... Read More

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Wooden Cask Brewing Company

South

Approximately 6.38 miles from your location
Wooden Cask Brewing Company

Wooden Cask Brewing Company

South

Approximately 6.38 miles from your location

In the 2,000 square foot tap room, wood repurposed from six bowling lanes on site was used for the bar top. The darker woods and colors emulate a stripped-down English pub... Read more

In the 2,000 square foot tap room, wood repurposed from six bowling lanes on site was used for the bar top. The darker woods and colors emulate a stripped-down English pub style. That fits with the beer: traditional English, Irish and Scottish styles are a focus, but Wooden Cask makes other offerings, such as an IPA, a blond... Read More

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Buzzed Bull Creamery

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location
Buzzed Bull Creamery (photo: Abby Erwin)

Buzzed Bull Creamery

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location

Handcrafted, boozy ice creams in imaginative flavor combinations in a trendy, industrial-chic space.

Handcrafted, boozy ice creams in imaginative flavor combinations in a trendy, industrial-chic space.

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Court Street Lobster Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location
Court Street Lobster Bar

Court Street Lobster Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location

Chill spot serving New England-inspired seafood, lobster rolls, wine, and beer in airy digs.

Chill spot serving New England-inspired seafood, lobster rolls, wine, and beer in airy digs.

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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. 

The Globe

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.29 miles from your location
The Globe, part of The B-Line (photo: Samuel Greenhill)

The Globe

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.29 miles from your location

Bar in downtown Covington featuring crafted cocktails, craft beer, and fine wines. Part of The B-Line. Click here to learn more.

Bar in downtown Covington featuring crafted cocktails, craft beer, and fine wines. Part of The B-Line. Click here to learn more.

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Butcher and Barrel

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location

Butcher and Barrel

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location

South American-style steakhouse serving craft cocktails in industrial, rustic-chic surrounds.

South American-style steakhouse serving craft cocktails in industrial, rustic-chic surrounds.

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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.

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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Bardwell Winery

East

Approximately 24.53 miles from your location

Bardwell Winery

East

Approximately 24.53 miles from your location

Established in 2008, Bardwell Winery currently offers nine select wines. All wines come from the very best hand picked grapes and are corked in house. Each hand crafted... Read more

Established in 2008, Bardwell Winery currently offers nine select wines. All wines come from the very best hand picked grapes and are corked in house. Each hand crafted vintage is thoroughly inspected. We offer a cozy dining area. Perfect for a nice romantic evening out, anniversary, or any other kind of private engagement.

Forno Osteria + Bar

Uptown

Approximately 3.91 miles from your location

Forno Osteria + Bar

Uptown

Approximately 3.91 miles from your location

Bustling, light-filled option for rustic Italian entrees and pizza plus wine and craft cocktails.

Bustling, light-filled option for rustic Italian entrees and pizza plus wine and craft cocktails.

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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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Brianza Gardens and Winery

South

Approximately 22.52 miles from your location

Brianza Gardens and Winery

South

Approximately 22.52 miles from your location

18 Acres of gardens, vineyards, trails, and winding creek. Two bedroom cottage available to rent and tasting room open to the public. Now taking reservations for private... Read more

18 Acres of gardens, vineyards, trails, and winding creek. Two bedroom cottage available to rent and tasting room open to the public. Now taking reservations for private events and weddings.

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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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Highgrain Brewing Co.

North

Approximately 7.03 miles from your location

Highgrain Brewing Co.

North

Approximately 7.03 miles from your location

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

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

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Olde Village Taverne

North

Approximately 17.48 miles from your location

Olde Village Taverne

North

Approximately 17.48 miles from your location

Village Tavern certainly has that "Cheer's" atmosphere. Not only does everyone know your name, but some of the regulars have their drinks waiting for them as soon as they... Read more

Village Tavern certainly has that "Cheer's" atmosphere. Not only does everyone know your name, but some of the regulars have their drinks waiting for them as soon as they pull up. Of course, this is in the evening. By the after-hours, the bar is crawling with tons of people looking for a good time. If you're searching for... Read More

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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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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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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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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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Fausto

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location

Fausto

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location

Inside the Contemporary Arts Center in Downtown Cincinnati, Fausto, brought to you by the Ferrari Bros. is a contemporary California cuisine restaurant. Serving coffee,... Read more

Inside the Contemporary Arts Center in Downtown Cincinnati, Fausto, brought to you by the Ferrari Bros. is a contemporary California cuisine restaurant. Serving coffee, wine, cocktails, and delicious menu items. 

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Caeser Creek Vineyards, LLC

North

Approximately 48.16 miles from your location

Caeser Creek Vineyards, LLC

North

Approximately 48.16 miles from your location

Caeser Creek offers estate wines made in the Cincinnati, Dayton, and Columbus areas.

Caeser Creek offers estate wines made in the Cincinnati, Dayton, and Columbus areas.

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.

Goodtimers II

South > Southwest

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location

Goodtimers II

South > Southwest

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location

This is a neighborhood sports bar with cornhole on the weekends. Enjoy $1 Bud Light and Budweiser cans. During the week, catch the games on one of the TVs or play darts.

This is a neighborhood sports bar with cornhole on the weekends. Enjoy $1 Bud Light and Budweiser cans. During the week, catch the games on one of the TVs or play darts.

Arnold's Bar & Grill

Downtown

Approximately 7.27 miles from your location
The Dancing Pig at Arnold's Bar and Grill (photo: Thadd Fiala)

Arnold's Bar & Grill

Downtown

Approximately 7.27 miles from your location

Lively spot for American food (with vegan options) and live tunes in a historic, art-adorned space.

Lively spot for American food (with vegan options) and live tunes in a historic, art-adorned space.

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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. 

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Left Bank Coffeehouse

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.14 miles from your location
Left Bank Coffeehouse (photo: CincinnatiUSA.com)

Left Bank Coffeehouse

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.14 miles from your location

An independent neighborhood coffee shop located on the "left bank" of both the Ohio and Licking Rivers, in Covington.

An independent neighborhood coffee shop located on the "left bank" of both the Ohio and Licking Rivers, in Covington.

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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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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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Sam Adams Taproom

Downtown

Approximately 7.94 miles from your location

Sam Adams Taproom

Downtown

Approximately 7.94 miles from your location

Enjoy Sam Adams favorites like 513, Summer Ale, and Boston Lager in this massive 9,000 square foot taproom in Cincinnati! 

Enjoy Sam Adams favorites like 513, Summer Ale, and Boston Lager in this massive 9,000 square foot taproom in Cincinnati! 

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Sidewinder

Uptown

Approximately 9.99 miles from your location

Sidewinder

Uptown

Approximately 9.99 miles from your location

Snug, bright spot offering espresso drinks and cocktails with locally roasted coffee, plus light fare.

Snug, bright spot offering espresso drinks and cocktails with locally roasted coffee, plus light fare.

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