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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Moerlein Lager House

Downtown

Approximately 7.16 miles from your location
Moerlein Lager House

Moerlein Lager House

Downtown

Approximately 7.16 miles from your location

The history and heritage of Cincinnati’s storied brewing history comes alive at the Moerlein Lager House Restaurant and Brewery. Prominently situated in the dynamic new... Read more

The history and heritage of Cincinnati’s storied brewing history comes alive at the Moerlein Lager House Restaurant and Brewery. Prominently situated in the dynamic new Smale Riverfront Park, the Moerlein Lager House offers a guest experience unlike any other—a working microbrewery producing a full line of Moerlein craft brews... Read More

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The Precinct

Uptown

Approximately 3.77 miles from your location
Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse (photo: Wendy Pramik)

The Precinct

Uptown

Approximately 3.77 miles from your location

Jeff Ruby's Precinct is the first & original of the Ruby family, opened in 1981. It has been voted "THE BEST" by the people of Cincinnati for many years. Offering a... Read more

Jeff Ruby's Precinct is the first & original of the Ruby family, opened in 1981. It has been voted "THE BEST" by the people of Cincinnati for many years. Offering a main dining room, bar, patio & 3 private spaces for 10-90. Menu items include pan-roasted grouper, wood-grilled swordfish, great salads, appetizers like pan... Read More

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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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Luckman Coffee Company Inc.

East

Approximately 1.36 miles from your location

Luckman Coffee Company Inc.

East

Approximately 1.36 miles from your location

The specialty at this Anderson Township coffee spot is the Peg Leg Jim Blend, "the only 'Pirate Approved' coffee", which carries the tagline, "EYE!--dark as me soul and... Read more

The specialty at this Anderson Township coffee spot is the Peg Leg Jim Blend, "the only 'Pirate Approved' coffee", which carries the tagline, "EYE!--dark as me soul and stiff as me wood leg." The menu boasts hot and cold drinks, cider, tea, and the Cincinnati Mocha, with cayenne and cinnamon. Customers rave about the paninis,... Read More

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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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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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. 

Rusconi Pizza

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location

Rusconi Pizza

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location

Pizzas, hoagies, wings, calzones, and more in this downtown Cincinnati pizza place.

Pizzas, hoagies, wings, calzones, and more in this downtown Cincinnati pizza place.

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The Oak Tavern

Uptown

Approximately 4.92 miles from your location

The Oak Tavern

Uptown

Approximately 4.92 miles from your location

This sports bar and neighborhood hangout is an Oakley favorite, with live music three times a week and its 50-inch plasma TVs. The Oak Tavern is also known for its... Read more

This sports bar and neighborhood hangout is an Oakley favorite, with live music three times a week and its 50-inch plasma TVs. The Oak Tavern is also known for its inexpensive beer and liquor drinks as well as its happy hour from 4-7 p.m. Monday-Friday.

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The Phelps Bar

Downtown

Approximately 6.95 miles from your location

The Phelps Bar

Downtown

Approximately 6.95 miles from your location

The Phelps Bar features small bites, wines, and hand-crafted cocktails in a contemporary, urban atmosphere on the ground floor of the Residence Inn Cincinnati Downtown.

The Phelps Bar features small bites, wines, and hand-crafted cocktails in a contemporary, urban atmosphere on the ground floor of the Residence Inn Cincinnati Downtown.

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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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Boomtown Biscuits & Whiskey

Downtown

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location

Boomtown Biscuits & Whiskey

Downtown

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location

A one of a kind dining experience focused on comfort food.  

A one of a kind dining experience focused on comfort food.  

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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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.  

Mom 'n' Em Coffee

West

Approximately 9.29 miles from your location
Mom 'n Em (photo: Julie Brock)

Mom 'n' Em Coffee

West

Approximately 9.29 miles from your location

Mom ‘n ‘em Coffee serves pastries, breakfast items , coffee, tea and in addition is open at night for tinned fishes, retail wine and a few other alcoholic beverages. Come... Read more

Mom ‘n ‘em Coffee serves pastries, breakfast items , coffee, tea and in addition is open at night for tinned fishes, retail wine and a few other alcoholic beverages. Come visit and see how Mom ‘n ‘em really is doing!  Cheers!

The Cheesecakery

East

Approximately 4.52 miles from your location

The Cheesecakery

East

Approximately 4.52 miles from your location

Enjoy small batch roasted espresso, coffee, tea, lemonades, smoothies, fresh bakes pastries, and of course cheesecake! 

Enjoy small batch roasted espresso, coffee, tea, lemonades, smoothies, fresh bakes pastries, and of course cheesecake! 

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Braxton Labs

South

Approximately 6.04 miles from your location
Riverside Food Tours, Braxton Brewing

Braxton Labs

South

Approximately 6.04 miles from your location

Braxton Labs is brewery and taproom by Braxton Brewing Company located inside the Party Source. The brewery is home to beers that are both on and off trend, educational... Read more

Braxton Labs is brewery and taproom by Braxton Brewing Company located inside the Party Source. The brewery is home to beers that are both on and off trend, educational experiments for the curious craft beer drinker, collaborations across multiple categories and more

The Stretch

Downtown

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location
The Stretch Bar

The Stretch

Downtown

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location

The Stretch offers ambitious cocktails, an exceptional staff, and a distinct, contemporary ambiance highlighted by its iconic 'Cincy Love' neon.

The Stretch offers ambitious cocktails, an exceptional staff, and a distinct, contemporary ambiance highlighted by its iconic 'Cincy Love' neon.

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A Tavola

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

A Tavola

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

A Tavola, a bar, trattoria and pizzeria, is now open a few doors away from Senate Restaurant. The offer pizza and bruschetta cooked in a wood-fired oven, and a drink menu... Read more

A Tavola, a bar, trattoria and pizzeria, is now open a few doors away from Senate Restaurant. The offer pizza and bruschetta cooked in a wood-fired oven, and a drink menu of craft cocktails, micro brews, local beers and quality wines. They got their start doing pizza nights at Northside's Take the Cake cafe.

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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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The Fairfield Market

Approximately 5.72 miles from your location

The Fairfield Market

Approximately 5.72 miles from your location

Cafe, market, and bar all rolled into one within the walls of an old bank building. 

Cafe, market, and bar all rolled into one within the walls of an old bank building. 

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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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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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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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Kickbacks Cincy

North

Approximately 9.38 miles from your location

Kickbacks Cincy

North

Approximately 9.38 miles from your location

25 and up sports bar with food, music, drinks and pool. 

25 and up sports bar with food, music, drinks and pool. 

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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COPA Lounge

Downtown

Approximately 7.30 miles from your location

COPA Lounge

Downtown

Approximately 7.30 miles from your location

Enjoy great music brought to you by an array of DJs and 5 bars including amazing drink specials and food. Adult fun in a classy venue in OTR. 

Enjoy great music brought to you by an array of DJs and 5 bars including amazing drink specials and food. Adult fun in a classy venue in OTR. 

Horse & Barrel

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

Horse & Barrel

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

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

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

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Matt the Miller's Tavern

North

Approximately 7.51 miles from your location

Matt the Miller's Tavern

North

Approximately 7.51 miles from your location

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

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

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Fresh Press Juicery & Coffee

East

Approximately 13.46 miles from your location

Fresh Press Juicery & Coffee

East

Approximately 13.46 miles from your location

Coffee bar, cold-pressed juicery, and kitchen.  

Coffee bar, cold-pressed juicery, and kitchen.  

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. 

Sorrento's Italian Joint

Uptown

Approximately 6.53 miles from your location

Sorrento's Italian Joint

Uptown

Approximately 6.53 miles from your location

Sorrento’s boasts all the "staples" that made it famous. You will find all that you loved here in its original recipes. Pizza, pasta, freshly-made salads and sandwiches... Read more

Sorrento’s boasts all the "staples" that made it famous. You will find all that you loved here in its original recipes. Pizza, pasta, freshly-made salads and sandwiches are just the beginning. There is even more to love with the unveiling of classic Italian dishes, appetizers and new salads that round out this "Italian Joint... Read More

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Ramsey's Trailside

North

Approximately 13.43 miles from your location

Ramsey's Trailside

North

Approximately 13.43 miles from your location

Nestled along the Loveland Bike Trail, Ramsey's Trailside is serving up healthy, delicious, and quality food in Historic Loveland. Enjoy a picturesque view from the... Read more

Nestled along the Loveland Bike Trail, Ramsey's Trailside is serving up healthy, delicious, and quality food in Historic Loveland. Enjoy a picturesque view from the rooftop bar and enclosed patios at Ramsey's for family-friendly dinners, or with friends. Ramsey's Trailside offers vegan and vegetarian options alongside other... Read More

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Energy Nightclub

Downtown

Approximately 8.01 miles from your location

Energy Nightclub

Downtown

Approximately 8.01 miles from your location

18 and over dance club located inside Longworth Hall. $5 cover 21 and older, $10 females 18-21, $15 males 18-21.

18 and over dance club located inside Longworth Hall. $5 cover 21 and older, $10 females 18-21, $15 males 18-21.

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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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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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16 Lots Brewing Company

North

Approximately 17.71 miles from your location

16 Lots Brewing Company

North

Approximately 17.71 miles from your location

Mason, Ohio's first craft brewery 

Mason, Ohio's first craft brewery 

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.

Biagio's Bistro

Uptown

Approximately 8.42 miles from your location

Biagio's Bistro

Uptown

Approximately 8.42 miles from your location

Charming neighborhood hangout serving up classic Italian cuisine, desserts, wine, and cocktails.

Charming neighborhood hangout serving up classic Italian cuisine, desserts, wine, and cocktails.

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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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Shady O'Grady's Pub

East

Approximately 9.50 miles from your location

Shady O'Grady's Pub

East

Approximately 9.50 miles from your location

Looks can be deceiving at Shady O'Grady's in Loveland. On the outside, it appears to be a quaint and quiet bar, but in reality it rocks on the weekends. The crowd tends to... Read more

Looks can be deceiving at Shady O'Grady's in Loveland. On the outside, it appears to be a quaint and quiet bar, but in reality it rocks on the weekends. The crowd tends to be a solid group of regulars but newcomers are certainly welcome. This little Irish pub has been around for years, keeping the crowds entertained with live... Read More

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