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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Nicholson's Tavern & Pub

Downtown

Approximately 7.40 miles from your location

Nicholson's Tavern & Pub

Downtown

Approximately 7.40 miles from your location

Men in kilts serve a Scottish-American gastropub menu with beer and brown spirits plus live music.

Men in kilts serve a Scottish-American gastropub menu with beer and brown spirits plus live music.

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MidiCi The Neopolitan Pizza Company

Downtown

Approximately 7.52 miles from your location
MidiCi The Neopolitan Pizza Company (photo: Abby Erwin)

MidiCi The Neopolitan Pizza Company

Downtown

Approximately 7.52 miles from your location

Authentic Neapolitan pizza made with non-GMO double zero flour imported from Naples.

Authentic Neapolitan pizza made with non-GMO double zero flour imported from Naples.

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Top of the Park

Downtown

Approximately 6.96 miles from your location
Top of the Park at Residence Inn (Photo: OMS Photography)

Top of the Park

Downtown

Approximately 6.96 miles from your location

Located on the rooftop of the Residence Inn Cincinnati Downtown, this spectacular multi-level rooftop lounge features unparalleled views of Lytle Park, the Ohio River... Read more

Located on the rooftop of the Residence Inn Cincinnati Downtown, this spectacular multi-level rooftop lounge features unparalleled views of Lytle Park, the Ohio River, Mount Adams and downtown Cincinnati. Enjoy wine, beer and hand-crafted cocktails with a small bites menu. The lounge's second level includes a full bar, communal... Read More

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Butterbee's Neighborhood Grill

East

Approximately 4.30 miles from your location

Butterbee's Neighborhood Grill

East

Approximately 4.30 miles from your location

Sports-themed American restaurant. The menu at Butterbee's offers a variety of the traditional American eatery: wings or tenders with a choice of six sauces, burgers,... Read more

Sports-themed American restaurant. The menu at Butterbee's offers a variety of the traditional American eatery: wings or tenders with a choice of six sauces, burgers, steaks, sandwiches and salads. The menu carries the sports theme through and through: the appetizers are "The Starting Line-up," the burgers are "Grand Slam... Read More

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Stanley's Pub

East

Approximately 3.60 miles from your location

Stanley's Pub

East

Approximately 3.60 miles from your location

Stanley's Pub is a music bar that hosts both local and touring acts seven nights a week, from jazz and bluegrass to reggae and rock. They also have a large outdoor patio... Read more

Stanley's Pub is a music bar that hosts both local and touring acts seven nights a week, from jazz and bluegrass to reggae and rock. They also have a large outdoor patio with a pool table, and the TVs are constantly playing sports. Happy hour is from 4-8 p.m. with $1.50 domestic bottles and $1 off everything else.

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Arlin's Bar

Uptown

Approximately 8.41 miles from your location

Arlin's Bar

Uptown

Approximately 8.41 miles from your location

Neighborhood bar offering a wide variety of food and drinks, featuring 20 different taps.

Neighborhood bar offering a wide variety of food and drinks, featuring 20 different taps.

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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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Karriki Spirits & Co.

East

Approximately 3.17 miles from your location

Karriki Spirits & Co.

East

Approximately 3.17 miles from your location

Brand new craft distillery, brewery and restaurant in Fairfax. Come and grab a craft cocktail made with their very own spirits or a well brewed beer with a delcious entree... Read more

Brand new craft distillery, brewery and restaurant in Fairfax. Come and grab a craft cocktail made with their very own spirits or a well brewed beer with a delcious entree. Menu options includes Raw Wild Oysters, ilk-braised meatballs and a grilled chuck roast. Everything under one roof is made with care and from scratch. The... Read More

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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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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Christian Moerlein Brewing Company's Malt House Tap Room

Downtown

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

Christian Moerlein Brewing Company's Malt House Tap Room

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location

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

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

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Nosh

West

Approximately 37.42 miles from your location

Nosh

West

Approximately 37.42 miles from your location

Delicious handmade sandwiches and a variety of snacks. Located at Belterra Casino & Resort

Delicious handmade sandwiches and a variety of snacks. Located at Belterra Casino & Resort

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Sonny's All Blues Lounge

Uptown

Approximately 6.95 miles from your location

Sonny's All Blues Lounge

Uptown

Approximately 6.95 miles from your location

In the mood for some blues? Head to Sonny's All Blues Lounge, where the clientele must be 30 and over. A live blues band takes the stage on Sundays from 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m.... Read more

In the mood for some blues? Head to Sonny's All Blues Lounge, where the clientele must be 30 and over. A live blues band takes the stage on Sundays from 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Monday is karaoke night from 9 p.m.-2:30 a.m. Other nights, set the mood with some R&B on the open jukebox.

Vestry at the Transept

Downtown

Approximately 7.75 miles from your location
Vestry at The Transept (photo: Abby Erwin)

Vestry at the Transept

Downtown

Approximately 7.75 miles from your location

Public bar located within The Transept, a premium event space in OTR featuring a unique classic edge thanks to its German gothic church architecture.

Public bar located within The Transept, a premium event space in OTR featuring a unique classic edge thanks to its German gothic church architecture.

The Mockbee

Downtown

Approximately 8.58 miles from your location

The Mockbee

Downtown

Approximately 8.58 miles from your location

Eclectic music venue and full bar.

Eclectic music venue and full bar.

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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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Rosedale

Downtown

Approximately 7.36 miles from your location

Rosedale

Downtown

Approximately 7.36 miles from your location

Snazzy bar featuring a dog-friendly patio and bocce ball courts.  

Snazzy bar featuring a dog-friendly patio and bocce ball courts.  

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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The Gruff

South

Approximately 7.18 miles from your location
The Gruff

The Gruff

South

Approximately 7.18 miles from your location

Neapolitan-style pies, sandwiches, and craft brews round out the menu at this minimalist, airy outpost.

Neapolitan-style pies, sandwiches, and craft brews round out the menu at this minimalist, airy outpost.

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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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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.

3 Points Urban Brewery

Downtown

Approximately 7.23 miles from your location
3 Points Urban Brewery

3 Points Urban Brewery

Downtown

Approximately 7.23 miles from your location

Brewery with a focus on art, experience, and beer. 

Brewery with a focus on art, experience, and beer. 

Cheapside

Downtown

Approximately 7.16 miles from your location
Cheapside Cafe

Cheapside

Downtown

Approximately 7.16 miles from your location

Coffee and New American breakfast and lunch fare in a modern, light-filled space with wood accents.

Coffee and New American breakfast and lunch fare in a modern, light-filled space with wood accents.

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Keystone Bar & Grill

Uptown

Approximately 7.93 miles from your location
Keystone

Keystone Bar & Grill

Uptown

Approximately 7.93 miles from your location

Keystone specializes in serving comfort-style fare, made fresh daily, from local ingredients when possible. In addition to an extensive menu, Keystone also specializes in... Read more

Keystone specializes in serving comfort-style fare, made fresh daily, from local ingredients when possible. In addition to an extensive menu, Keystone also specializes in craft and import beers, with over 80 different selections.The two Keystone locations share the same menus for lunch, dinner and brunch and have similar draft... Read More

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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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Bar 901

Downtown

Approximately 7.58 miles from your location

Bar 901

Downtown

Approximately 7.58 miles from your location

Local bar where everyone feels at home.

Local bar where everyone feels at home.

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Metropole

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location
Metropole

Metropole

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

Chic American outfit serving seasonal, fireplace-cooked cuisine and cocktails in the 21c Museum Hotel

Chic American outfit serving seasonal, fireplace-cooked cuisine and cocktails in the 21c Museum Hotel

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Carlo & Johnny

North

Approximately 9.60 miles from your location

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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Igby's

Downtown

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location
Igby's

Igby's

Downtown

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location

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

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

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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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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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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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Mita's

Downtown

Approximately 7.50 miles from your location
Mitas Ceviche Tapas

Mita's

Downtown

Approximately 7.50 miles from your location

Mita's is the second restaurant from acclaimed Chef Jose Salazar is named after his Colombian grandmother, his 'Mita.' The menu focuses on both the traditional and modern... Read more

Mita's is the second restaurant from acclaimed Chef Jose Salazar is named after his Colombian grandmother, his 'Mita.' The menu focuses on both the traditional and modern foods and beverages of Spain and Latin America - with tapas, ceviches, cured hams, cheeses and large plates.

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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

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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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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Keystone Bar & Grill

South

Approximately 7.17 miles from your location
Keystone

Keystone Bar & Grill

South

Approximately 7.17 miles from your location

Casual chain offering standard bar eats & a mac 'n' cheese menu, plus many craft beers & bourbons.

Casual chain offering standard bar eats & a mac 'n' cheese menu, plus many craft beers & bourbons.

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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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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.

Jocko's Pub

North

Approximately 12.34 miles from your location

Jocko's Pub

North

Approximately 12.34 miles from your location

Formerly J's Sports Bar.

Formerly J's Sports Bar.

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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Stadium Sports Bar & Grill

East

Approximately 3.58 miles from your location
Stadium Sports Bar & Grill

Stadium Sports Bar & Grill

East

Approximately 3.58 miles from your location

Over 50 HDTV's ensure you'll never miss a single second of action. Whether you’re a loyal Bengals fan, a dedicated Reds fan, or you just love all the sports in... Read more

Over 50 HDTV's ensure you'll never miss a single second of action. Whether you’re a loyal Bengals fan, a dedicated Reds fan, or you just love all the sports in Cincinnati and around the country, you can watch them all at Stadium.   With 32 beers on tap and even more bottled by local breweries you can drink like a champ. With ­­... Read More

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Frida 602

South

Approximately 7.67 miles from your location
Frida 602

Frida 602

South

Approximately 7.67 miles from your location

Whimsical, Frida Kahlo-inspired accents set the scene for creative Mexican eats and mezcal cocktails.

Whimsical, Frida Kahlo-inspired accents set the scene for creative Mexican eats and mezcal cocktails.

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The Lackman

Downtown

Approximately 7.58 miles from your location
The Lackman

The Lackman

Downtown

Approximately 7.58 miles from your location

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

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

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Plain Folk Cafe

East

Approximately 18.77 miles from your location

Plain Folk Cafe

East

Approximately 18.77 miles from your location

Plain Folk Cafe, opening May 4, will feature a cafe-menu, gourmet coffee, a craft beer selection and plenty of live music. Live music will be folk/acoustic/bluegrass.

Plain Folk Cafe, opening May 4, will feature a cafe-menu, gourmet coffee, a craft beer selection and plenty of live music. Live music will be folk/acoustic/bluegrass.

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Dingle House Irish Pub & Grub

North

Approximately 16.19 miles from your location

Dingle House Irish Pub & Grub

North

Approximately 16.19 miles from your location

Warm walls and stonework greet guests at this pub serving Irish and pub fare, with 100 beers and 17 TVs.

Warm walls and stonework greet guests at this pub serving Irish and pub fare, with 100 beers and 17 TVs.

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Hightail

Uptown

Approximately 6.62 miles from your location

Hightail

Uptown

Approximately 6.62 miles from your location

Expert craft beer and bourbon bar with a pool table, pinball machine, jukebox, and HDTVs. 

Expert craft beer and bourbon bar with a pool table, pinball machine, jukebox, and HDTVs. 

Nine Giant Brewing

North

Approximately 6.59 miles from your location

Nine Giant Brewing

North

Approximately 6.59 miles from your location

Brewery + Snackery in the heart of Pleasant Ridge.

Brewery + Snackery in the heart of Pleasant Ridge.

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Darkness Brewing

South

Approximately 5.89 miles from your location

Darkness Brewing

South

Approximately 5.89 miles from your location

Brewery specializing in brewing dark beer.

Brewery specializing in brewing dark beer.

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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. 

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