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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O'Bryon's Bar & Grill

Uptown

Approximately 5.31 miles from your location

O'Bryon's Bar & Grill

Uptown

Approximately 5.31 miles from your location

Classic pub grub in a casual, brick-lined space with 2 full bars, a party room, and a rooftop patio.

Classic pub grub in a casual, brick-lined space with 2 full bars, a party room, and a rooftop patio.

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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 

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.

Stadium Sports Bar & Grill

West

Approximately 37.42 miles from your location

Stadium Sports Bar & Grill

West

Approximately 37.42 miles from your location

Game on! Really the game is on over 30 high-definition TVs, and will be serving up an All-Star line-up of hand-tossed pizzas, smokehouse meats, juicy burgers, and an... Read more

Game on! Really the game is on over 30 high-definition TVs, and will be serving up an All-Star line-up of hand-tossed pizzas, smokehouse meats, juicy burgers, and an exhilarating game-day atmosphere. Top it off with 50 beers to choose from and it’s a whole new experience at Belterra. Located at Belterra Casino & Resort

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Seasons 52

Uptown

Approximately 5.15 miles from your location

Seasons 52

Uptown

Approximately 5.15 miles from your location

Rotating menu of seasonal American dishes alongside international wines in an upscale setting.

Rotating menu of seasonal American dishes alongside international wines in an upscale setting.

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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.

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.

The Pub at Rookwood Mews

Uptown

Approximately 5.10 miles from your location

The Pub at Rookwood Mews

Uptown

Approximately 5.10 miles from your location

British-inspired pub with a wraparound bar serving comfort eats and pints in charming, old-world digs.

British-inspired pub with a wraparound bar serving comfort eats and pints in charming, old-world digs.

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D. Burnham's

Downtown

Approximately 7.33 miles from your location

D. Burnham's

Downtown

Approximately 7.33 miles from your location

D. Burnham's is located within Cincinnati's newest four diamond hotel, the Renaissance Cincinnati Hotel. The contemporary Midwestern American restaurant features locally... Read more

D. Burnham's is located within Cincinnati's newest four diamond hotel, the Renaissance Cincinnati Hotel. The contemporary Midwestern American restaurant features locally sourced, seasonal and expertly prepared cuisine, served with relaxed elegance in a contemporary space with genuine, detailed service. D. Burnham's presents a... Read More

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Brio Tuscan Grille

North

Approximately 19.03 miles from your location

Brio Tuscan Grille

North

Approximately 19.03 miles from your location

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

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

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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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Ivy Cincinnati

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

Ivy Cincinnati

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

Formerly Obscura.

Formerly Obscura.

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Left Bank Coffeehouse

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.14 miles from your location
Left Bank Coffeehouse

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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Longneck's Sports Grill

South > Southeast

Approximately 7.83 miles from your location

Longneck's Sports Grill

South > Southeast

Approximately 7.83 miles from your location

As its name implies, Longnecks Sports Grill offers a long list of longneck beers, as well as other drafts and imports. This sports bar isn't all about the beer, though -... Read more

As its name implies, Longnecks Sports Grill offers a long list of longneck beers, as well as other drafts and imports. This sports bar isn't all about the beer, though - there's the full menu, complete with wings and their pot roast sandwich. Thanks to the impressive amount of mounted TVs, it's one of the best places to catch a... Read More

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Scoreboard Sports Bar

West

Approximately 18.03 miles from your location

Scoreboard Sports Bar

West

Approximately 18.03 miles from your location

Scoreboard Sports Bar has plenty of TVs for you to catch the game. Daily drink specials, a digital jukebox, darts, Keno and MegaTouch help keep you entertained as well.... Read more

Scoreboard Sports Bar has plenty of TVs for you to catch the game. Daily drink specials, a digital jukebox, darts, Keno and MegaTouch help keep you entertained as well. This well-kept sports bar is located right next to LaRosa's so you can have a pizza delivered without missing a second of the game!

Mash Cult Brewing

South

Approximately 14.78 miles from your location

Mash Cult Brewing

South

Approximately 14.78 miles from your location

Nano brewery out of Florence Kentucky specializing in different takes of old and new style beers. 

Nano brewery out of Florence Kentucky specializing in different takes of old and new style beers. 

Redwine & Co.

North

Approximately 9.48 miles from your location

Redwine & Co.

North

Approximately 9.48 miles from your location

Locally owned and operated bar located in the heart of the Reading Bridal District. 

Locally owned and operated bar located in the heart of the Reading Bridal District. 

Par's Place

North

Approximately 17.50 miles from your location

Par's Place

North

Approximately 17.50 miles from your location

Par's Place is a friendly neighborhood bar where every day of the week has a wacky theme - Thirsty Thursdays or Messy Mondays - and specials to go with them. Trivia... Read more

Par's Place is a friendly neighborhood bar where every day of the week has a wacky theme - Thirsty Thursdays or Messy Mondays - and specials to go with them. Trivia every Tuesday from 8-10 p.m. You can catch local, live acoustic acts on the weekend.

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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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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. 

Andy's Mediterranean Grille

Uptown

Approximately 6.58 miles from your location

Andy's Mediterranean Grille

Uptown

Approximately 6.58 miles from your location

Bistro-like Mediterranean spot with belly dancers serving kebabs, flatbreads, and classic entrees.

Bistro-like Mediterranean spot with belly dancers serving kebabs, flatbreads, and classic entrees.

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Proof Bar

Uptown

Approximately 3.75 miles from your location

Proof Bar

Uptown

Approximately 3.75 miles from your location

Neighborhood bar serving cocktails and beer on draft.  

Neighborhood bar serving cocktails and beer on draft.  

1803

North

Approximately 24.17 miles from your location

1803

North

Approximately 24.17 miles from your location

Over 40 beer choices, ice cold shots, specialty drinks and a contemporary wine selection — everything you need to celebrate like our forefathers did on March 1st, 1803 (... Read more

Over 40 beer choices, ice cold shots, specialty drinks and a contemporary wine selection — everything you need to celebrate like our forefathers did on March 1st, 1803 (the inauguration of the Great State of Ohio). While you’re enjoying a cold one, you can watch your favorite sports on the big screens, play one of the in-bar... Read More

Mad Frog

Uptown

Approximately 7.62 miles from your location

Mad Frog

Uptown

Approximately 7.62 miles from your location

The green building that houses the Mad Frog looms on the corner of Vine and McMillan streets, a popular hangout for local college students and live music fans.

The green building that houses the Mad Frog looms on the corner of Vine and McMillan streets, a popular hangout for local college students and live music fans.

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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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Chandler's Burger Bistro

West

Approximately 15.06 miles from your location

Chandler's Burger Bistro

West

Approximately 15.06 miles from your location

Relaxed, roomy, neighborhood pub with generous burgers and local craft beers, plus TVs showing sports.

Relaxed, roomy, neighborhood pub with generous burgers and local craft beers, plus TVs showing sports.

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BrewRiver Creole Kitchen

East

Approximately 2.84 miles from your location

BrewRiver Creole Kitchen

East

Approximately 2.84 miles from your location

Newly opened and revived from the creators of BrewRiver Gastropub, BrewRiver Creole Kitchen is taking the heart of creole cooking and bringing it to the Queen City!... Read more

Newly opened and revived from the creators of BrewRiver Gastropub, BrewRiver Creole Kitchen is taking the heart of creole cooking and bringing it to the Queen City! BrewRiver is your destination for New Orleans-inspired cuisine, assorted ilbations, and live music! 

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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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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Mac's Pizza Pub

Uptown

Approximately 8.06 miles from your location

Mac's Pizza Pub

Uptown

Approximately 8.06 miles from your location

This eatery is a lively but laid-back college hangout. Often times, students eat, drink, study or watch sports on 18 TV screens (including a massive plasma screen) There's... Read more

This eatery is a lively but laid-back college hangout. Often times, students eat, drink, study or watch sports on 18 TV screens (including a massive plasma screen) There's karaoke Tuesday and live music most weekends. Challenge your friends to a game of darts or shuffleboard. The restaurant recently had a power charging station... Read More

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Murphy's Pub

Uptown

Approximately 8.03 miles from your location

Murphy's Pub

Uptown

Approximately 8.03 miles from your location

Free pizza! Got your attention? The management at Murphy's Pub, well aware that twenty-somethings don't always get proper nutrition, serves free pizza Monday nights. Any... Read more

Free pizza! Got your attention? The management at Murphy's Pub, well aware that twenty-somethings don't always get proper nutrition, serves free pizza Monday nights. Any other night of the week, grab some free popcorn and head back through the labyrinth of rooms that make up this bar. There's also an outdoor patio. The kind of... Read More

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Bent Tree Winery

North

Approximately 16.70 miles from your location

Bent Tree Winery

North

Approximately 16.70 miles from your location

Bent Tree Winery offers craft, small batch wines with specialty labeling. Call for reservations

Bent Tree Winery offers craft, small batch wines with specialty labeling. Call for reservations

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. 

Heaven's Roast

East

Approximately 10.98 miles from your location

Heaven's Roast

East

Approximately 10.98 miles from your location

Get a little slice of heaven at this Loveland coffee shop. They roast their beans onsite and serve them by the pound. Of course, you can stop in for just one cup (or two... Read more

Get a little slice of heaven at this Loveland coffee shop. They roast their beans onsite and serve them by the pound. Of course, you can stop in for just one cup (or two), and pair it with a muffin, cookie or pastry. Besides roasting coffee, Heaven's Roast stays busy with open mic nights, trivia nights, coffee tastings and... Read More

Buffalo Wings & Rings

North

Approximately 18.90 miles from your location

Buffalo Wings & Rings

North

Approximately 18.90 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. 

The Hi-Mark

East

Approximately 4.00 miles from your location

The Hi-Mark

East

Approximately 4.00 miles from your location

An easygoing, industrial cocktail and craft beer bar and restaurant inside an 1866 house with a spacious patio.

An easygoing, industrial cocktail and craft beer bar and restaurant inside an 1866 house with a spacious patio.

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Eddie Merlot's

North

Approximately 11.45 miles from your location

Eddie Merlot's

North

Approximately 11.45 miles from your location

Premium chain serving prime-aged steaks, seafood, and a lengthy wine list in plush surroundings.

Premium chain serving prime-aged steaks, seafood, and a lengthy wine list in plush surroundings.

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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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Forno Osteria + Bar

North

Approximately 9.14 miles from your location

Forno Osteria + Bar

North

Approximately 9.14 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. 

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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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

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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Somm Wine Bar

West

Approximately 10.08 miles from your location

Somm Wine Bar

West

Approximately 10.08 miles from your location

Over 80 selections of wines and amazing food options.

Over 80 selections of wines and amazing food options.

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Quarter Bistro

East

Approximately 3.40 miles from your location

Quarter Bistro

East

Approximately 3.40 miles from your location

In historic Mariemont Square, Quarter Bistro offers a comfortable setting for both a night on the town or a relaxing afternoon on an enchanting patio.

In historic Mariemont Square, Quarter Bistro offers a comfortable setting for both a night on the town or a relaxing afternoon on an enchanting patio.

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Buffalo Wings & Rings

North

Approximately 11.49 miles from your location

Buffalo Wings & Rings

North

Approximately 11.49 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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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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Drake's Florence

South

Approximately 15.88 miles from your location

Drake's Florence

South

Approximately 15.88 miles from your location

Eatery and bar serving craft beers, burgers, sushi & pub grub in a lively, contemporary space. 

Eatery and bar serving craft beers, burgers, sushi & pub grub in a lively, contemporary space. 

Bambooz Bar & Grill

South > Southeast

Approximately 6.56 miles from your location

Bambooz Bar & Grill

South > Southeast

Approximately 6.56 miles from your location

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

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

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