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

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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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

Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse

Downtown

Approximately 7.36 miles from your location

An upscale option offering steaks, chops, seafood, sushi and classic sides in a vibrant art deco room.

An upscale option offering steaks, chops, seafood, sushi and classic sides in a vibrant art deco room.

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The Precinct

Uptown

Approximately 3.77 miles from your location
Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse

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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Ohio River Vista Vineyard, Winery and Research Station

East

Approximately 6.96 miles from your location

Ohio River Vista Vineyard, Winery and Research Station

East

Approximately 6.96 miles from your location

A vineyard located 20 minutes from downtown Cincinnati and specializing in organic wine making.

A vineyard located 20 minutes from downtown Cincinnati and specializing in organic wine making.

Night Drop

East

Approximately 5.96 miles from your location

Night Drop

East

Approximately 5.96 miles from your location

Located downstairs from brunch and dinner spot Branch, Night Drop is the perfect before or after dinner drink stop. 

Located downstairs from brunch and dinner spot Branch, Night Drop is the perfect before or after dinner drink stop. 

Ladder 19

Uptown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location

Ladder 19

Uptown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location

Firehouse-themed bar with ample beers & Fireball whiskey on tap, gastropub eats, games, and a patio.

Firehouse-themed bar with ample beers & Fireball whiskey on tap, gastropub eats, games, and a patio.

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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.

Prime Cincinnati

Downtown

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location
Paxton Prime Time Burger at Prime Cincinnati (photo: Thadd Fiala)

Prime Cincinnati

Downtown

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location

Upmarket chophouse and lounge offering elevated steakhouse fare and cocktails in a lofty, stylish space.

Upmarket chophouse and lounge offering elevated steakhouse fare and cocktails in a lofty, stylish space.

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Traci's Sports Lounge and Grill

East

Approximately 11.10 miles from your location

Traci's Sports Lounge and Grill

East

Approximately 11.10 miles from your location

Traci's offers a mix of fun, food, and sports. Chow down on wings, burgers, steak hoagies, and other bar appetizers.

Traci's offers a mix of fun, food, and sports. Chow down on wings, burgers, steak hoagies, and other bar appetizers.

Sammy's Craft Burgers & Beers

North

Approximately 11.19 miles from your location
Sammy's Gourmet Burgers

Sammy's Craft Burgers & Beers

North

Approximately 11.19 miles from your location

Casual sports-themed joint serving up gourmet burgers, hot dogs, and other pub grub, plus brews.

Casual sports-themed joint serving up gourmet burgers, hot dogs, and other pub grub, plus brews.

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Sugar Whiskey Sis

South

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location

Sugar Whiskey Sis

South

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location

From the Creators of Agave & Rye, newly opened of Sugar Whiskey Sis, a moonshine Room.  Moonshine is fun! and so is the staff.  From 4 Specialty... Read more

From the Creators of Agave & Rye, newly opened of Sugar Whiskey Sis, a moonshine Room.  Moonshine is fun! and so is the staff.  From 4 Specialty Moonshines on tap, over 50 moonshines offered, Craft Cocktails and Local beers, the line up is a happy one. Incredible, sharable food, card games, in house piano, chess, and... Read More

The Brew House

Uptown

Approximately 6.34 miles from your location
Brew House

The Brew House

Uptown

Approximately 6.34 miles from your location

Laid-back tavern serving pub fare such as burgers and meatloaf, as well as craft brews and cocktails.

Laid-back tavern serving pub fare such as burgers and meatloaf, as well as craft brews and cocktails.

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Teller's of Hyde Park

Uptown

Approximately 4.74 miles from your location
Teller's of Hyde Park

Teller's of Hyde Park

Uptown

Approximately 4.74 miles from your location

Set in an old bank, this expansive contemporary eatery serves eclectic plates and cocktails.

Set in an old bank, this expansive contemporary eatery serves eclectic plates and cocktails.

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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

Center Bar

North

Approximately 24.17 miles from your location

Center Bar

North

Approximately 24.17 miles from your location

If you are looking for the best entertainment and lots of comfortable seating, the Center Bar is the place for you! It’s a full service bar with 18 flat screens and a... Read more

If you are looking for the best entertainment and lots of comfortable seating, the Center Bar is the place for you! It’s a full service bar with 18 flat screens and a GIANT SCREEN to watch all your favorite sports. With 14 in-bar game terminals, you can relax while you play without missing any of the action. They also host the... Read More

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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Calle Cantina

Uptown

Approximately 6.60 miles from your location

Calle Cantina

Uptown

Approximately 6.60 miles from your location

Calle Cantina is an authentic Mexican bar/restaurant that was brought to life by the owners of Mazunte and Sprout. The food, drink, and decor are all heavily influenced by... Read more

Calle Cantina is an authentic Mexican bar/restaurant that was brought to life by the owners of Mazunte and Sprout. The food, drink, and decor are all heavily influenced by the travels of the friends that brought this concept together. Although, the primary concept is a bar, Calle also offers authentic Mexican street food from a... Read More

Buffalo Wild Wings

East

Approximately 10.51 miles from your location

Buffalo Wild Wings

East

Approximately 10.51 miles from your location

Wings. Beer. Sports. That's what you're gonna get here. There are plenty of food options (salads, burgers, etc ...), but wings are the thing with 14 different sauces,... Read more

Wings. Beer. Sports. That's what you're gonna get here. There are plenty of food options (salads, burgers, etc ...), but wings are the thing with 14 different sauces, including Asian Zing and Mango Habanero. There are a slew of big screens to watch games on. And there are some trivia and video games, too. This is good to know:... Read More

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Landlocked Social House

Uptown

Approximately 6.82 miles from your location

Landlocked Social House

Uptown

Approximately 6.82 miles from your location

Offering third wave coffee, craft beer and an assortment of local snacks and pastries.

Offering third wave coffee, craft beer and an assortment of local snacks and pastries.

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Hop Scotch

Uptown

Approximately 7.96 miles from your location

Hop Scotch

Uptown

Approximately 7.96 miles from your location

With more than 100 whiskeys, 60 beers on draft and more than 200 beers in bottles. The new bar's signature cocktail is the boilermaker, which is a shot of whiskey served... Read more

With more than 100 whiskeys, 60 beers on draft and more than 200 beers in bottles. The new bar's signature cocktail is the boilermaker, which is a shot of whiskey served with a beer chaser. The location also offers gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches on its menu.

Rhinehaus

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location

Rhinehaus

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location

Rhinehaus is located on 12th St. between Main and Walnut, two blocks from the Gateway Quarter and a half block from the bars on Main Street. The only sports bar in Over-... Read more

Rhinehaus is located on 12th St. between Main and Walnut, two blocks from the Gateway Quarter and a half block from the bars on Main Street. The only sports bar in Over-the-Rhine, offering 12-plus TVs, which carry NFL Sunday Ticket, ESPN Game Plan, ESPN Full Court, MLB Extra Innings, Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Soccer Plus.... Read More

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Longfellow

Downtown

Approximately 7.44 miles from your location

Longfellow

Downtown

Approximately 7.44 miles from your location

A low key cocktail bar and cafe with expertly crafted drinks, rock solid beer and wine and old world inspired food.

A low key cocktail bar and cafe with expertly crafted drinks, rock solid beer and wine and old world inspired food.

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill

North

Approximately 14.89 miles from your location

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill

North

Approximately 14.89 miles from your location

Chain restaurant serving steaks, seafood, and cocktails in an upscale lodgelike setting.  

Chain restaurant serving steaks, seafood, and cocktails in an upscale lodgelike setting.  

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BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse

East

Approximately 5.27 miles from your location

BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse

East

Approximately 5.27 miles from your location

Any beer lover deserves a trip to the award-winning BJ's for one of its handcrafted brews or seasonal specials. If beer isn't your thing, try a signature mixed drink. Pair... Read more

Any beer lover deserves a trip to the award-winning BJ's for one of its handcrafted brews or seasonal specials. If beer isn't your thing, try a signature mixed drink. Pair your fine drink with some fine cuisine, from halibut fish tacos to balsamic glazed chicken breast

Blue Goose Sports Cafe

North

Approximately 12.17 miles from your location

Blue Goose Sports Cafe

North

Approximately 12.17 miles from your location

Casual sports bar & restaurant offering American comfort fare, big-screen TVs, and Sunday brunch.

Casual sports bar & restaurant offering American comfort fare, big-screen TVs, and Sunday brunch.

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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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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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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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Pleasantry

Downtown

Approximately 7.75 miles from your location

Pleasantry

Downtown

Approximately 7.75 miles from your location

Rustic-chic New American eatery offering seasonal dishes paired with natural wines and craft coffee.

Rustic-chic New American eatery offering seasonal dishes paired with natural wines and craft coffee.

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Quincy's

Uptown

Approximately 6.64 miles from your location

Quincy's

Uptown

Approximately 6.64 miles from your location

Located in Mount Adams Quincy's is a resident driven upscale nightlife hot spot with an emphasis on friendly service.

Located in Mount Adams Quincy's is a resident driven upscale nightlife hot spot with an emphasis on friendly service.

DogBerry Brewing

North

Approximately 18.00 miles from your location

DogBerry Brewing

North

Approximately 18.00 miles from your location

Nano Brewery in West Chester, Ohio. Hand Crafted Ales and Lagers. Making the beer we love to share with you!

Nano Brewery in West Chester, Ohio. Hand Crafted Ales and Lagers. Making the beer we love to share with you!

Buffalo Wings & Rings

North

Approximately 18.62 miles from your location

Buffalo Wings & Rings

North

Approximately 18.62 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. 

Scene Ultra Lounge

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location

Scene Ultra Lounge

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location

Boisterous nightspot with craft beers, cocktails, DJs, a dance floor, and TVs for sports fans.

Boisterous nightspot with craft beers, cocktails, DJs, a dance floor, and TVs for sports fans.

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Molly Malone's Irish Pub and Restaurant

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.18 miles from your location

Molly Malone's Irish Pub and Restaurant

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.18 miles from your location

Classic pub fare and lots of beers amid live music and game-watching.

Classic pub fare and lots of beers amid live music and game-watching.

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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 Woodburn Brewery

Uptown

Approximately 5.91 miles from your location

The Woodburn Brewery

Uptown

Approximately 5.91 miles from your location

Craft brewery located in the East Walnut Hill neighborhood of Cincinnati.

Craft brewery located in the East Walnut Hill neighborhood of Cincinnati.

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Grove Park Grille

East

Approximately 3.37 miles from your location

Grove Park Grille

East

Approximately 3.37 miles from your location

Neighborhood American pub with daily specials and local beers, plus outdoor seating, TVs, and live music.

Neighborhood American pub with daily specials and local beers, plus outdoor seating, TVs, and live music.

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The Greenwich

Uptown

Approximately 6.52 miles from your location

The Greenwich

Uptown

Approximately 6.52 miles from your location

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

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

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

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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Mokka and the Sunset Bar and Grill

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.40 miles from your location

Mokka and the Sunset Bar and Grill

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.40 miles from your location

Casual breakfast-through-dinner spot for grilled cheese and other specialties, plus late-night drinks.

Casual breakfast-through-dinner spot for grilled cheese and other specialties, plus late-night drinks.

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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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March First Brewing

North

Approximately 12.72 miles from your location

March First Brewing

North

Approximately 12.72 miles from your location

March First Brewery was founded with the same spirit and tenacity as our great nation. The fine beer and cider is aptly brewed and bottled in Cincinnati, Ohio. Enjoy the... Read more

March First Brewery was founded with the same spirit and tenacity as our great nation. The fine beer and cider is aptly brewed and bottled in Cincinnati, Ohio. Enjoy the simple taste of a true American craft beer.

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Game Time Sports Bar and Grill

South

Approximately 6.43 miles from your location
Game Time Sports

Game Time Sports Bar and Grill

South

Approximately 6.43 miles from your location

Your corner sports bar on the Levee. Try one of 20 mouthwatering burgers and a cold beer before, during, or after the big game on the spacious patio.

Your corner sports bar on the Levee. Try one of 20 mouthwatering burgers and a cold beer before, during, or after the big game on the spacious patio.

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