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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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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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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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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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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Karrikin Spirits & Co.

East

Approximately 3.17 miles from your location

Karrikin 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

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Geo. Wiedemann Brewing Company

Uptown

Approximately 8.26 miles from your location

Geo. Wiedemann Brewing Company

Uptown

Approximately 8.26 miles from your location

Wiedemann’s Bohemian Special Brew has been the local favorite for more than 100 years. After decades of changing ownership and jumping from one out-of-town brewery to... Read more

Wiedemann’s Bohemian Special Brew has been the local favorite for more than 100 years. After decades of changing ownership and jumping from one out-of-town brewery to another, they've brought back the authentic Bohemian recipe — light-bodied, flavorful and refreshing – and returned Wiedemann’s to local ownership and management... 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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Buffalo Wings & Rings

Uptown

Approximately 5.27 miles from your location

Buffalo Wings & Rings

Uptown

Approximately 5.27 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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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.

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

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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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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Indian Spring Winery

East

Approximately 32.03 miles from your location

Indian Spring Winery

East

Approximately 32.03 miles from your location

A family-owned and operated business located in rural Brown County, Ohio about 45 minutes east of Cincinnati. Rural setting provides a peaceful country atmosphere with... Read more

A family-owned and operated business located in rural Brown County, Ohio about 45 minutes east of Cincinnati. Rural setting provides a peaceful country atmosphere with easy access, just minutes from state routes 32 and 62.

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. 

Doc's Place

North

Approximately 25.03 miles from your location

Doc's Place

North

Approximately 25.03 miles from your location

Doc's Place is a very quaint neighborhood bar with more than just your average bar food. They had the usual burgers and wings, but also have a dinner menu of pasta, rib... Read more

Doc's Place is a very quaint neighborhood bar with more than just your average bar food. They had the usual burgers and wings, but also have a dinner menu of pasta, rib eye steak, filet, chicken and seafood that they serve in the dining room. Stop by Wednesday-Saturday for live jazz, blues and acoustic music.

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Fox and Hound Pub & Grille

North

Approximately 15.25 miles from your location

Fox and Hound Pub & Grille

North

Approximately 15.25 miles from your location

Enjoy burgers, flatbreads, cocktails, and more in a sports bar setting.

Enjoy burgers, flatbreads, cocktails, and more in a sports bar setting.

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Tillie's Lounge

Uptown

Approximately 9.84 miles from your location

Tillie's Lounge

Uptown

Approximately 9.84 miles from your location

The lounge is named after a beloved Cincinnati entertainer, Tillie the elephant. Tillie was the most famous of many exotic animals in John Robinson’s Circus which traveled... Read more

The lounge is named after a beloved Cincinnati entertainer, Tillie the elephant. Tillie was the most famous of many exotic animals in John Robinson’s Circus which traveled the country and paraded the streets of Northside in the early 20th century. 

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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Mikey's Late Night Slice

Downtown

Approximately 7.95 miles from your location

Mikey's Late Night Slice

Downtown

Approximately 7.95 miles from your location

Columbus based pizza place makes it way to Cincinnati! Mikey's Late Night Slice is a customizable pizza joint with foldable slices and toppings galore all baked inside... Read more

Columbus based pizza place makes it way to Cincinnati! Mikey's Late Night Slice is a customizable pizza joint with foldable slices and toppings galore all baked inside their very own pizza oven! Sauce is boss at Mikey's with their ery own sauce and pepper bar with a vast array of extras to add to your slice. Mikey's has a funky... Read More

The Pub Crestview Hills

South > Southwest

Approximately 11.98 miles from your location

The Pub Crestview Hills

South > Southwest

Approximately 11.98 miles from your location

A true British Pub experience complete with brilliant food, drink, and genuine hospitality.

A true British Pub experience complete with brilliant food, drink, and genuine hospitality.

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Martino's on Vine

Uptown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location

Martino's on Vine

Uptown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location

Pittsburgh Steelers-themed eatery and bar serving Italian-American fare & signature hoagies.

Pittsburgh Steelers-themed eatery and bar serving Italian-American fare & signature hoagies.

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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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Bearcat Lounge

Uptown

Approximately 7.63 miles from your location

Bearcat Lounge

Uptown

Approximately 7.63 miles from your location

If you ever find yourself in the Kingsgate Marriott Conference Hotel near UC, stop by the Bearcat Lounge near the front lobby. The bright, sleek and modern bar provides a... Read more

If you ever find yourself in the Kingsgate Marriott Conference Hotel near UC, stop by the Bearcat Lounge near the front lobby. The bright, sleek and modern bar provides a pick-me-up before heading to a meeting or conference.Wake up with espresso, coffee or cappuccino. Fuel up for the day with salads and soups, such as the clam... Read More

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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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Hops House 99

West

Approximately 25.39 miles from your location

Hops House 99

West

Approximately 25.39 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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Buzzed Bull Creamery

North

Approximately 19.28 miles from your location
Buzzed Bull Creamery (photo: Abby Erwin)

Buzzed Bull Creamery

North

Approximately 19.28 miles from your location

Alcohol infused ice cream and non-alcoholic ice cream options all created using a flash freeze technique with liquid nitrogen. Choose a menu option or create your own... Read more

Alcohol infused ice cream and non-alcoholic ice cream options all created using a flash freeze technique with liquid nitrogen. Choose a menu option or create your own boozey ice cream concoction! 

Sapphire Room

South

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location

Sapphire Room

South

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location

Check out this bar and dance club in the histroic part of Covington's Downtown. Sapphire Room will specialize cocktails, bourbon, and gin. 

Check out this bar and dance club in the histroic part of Covington's Downtown. Sapphire Room will specialize cocktails, bourbon, and gin. 

Padrino

East

Approximately 6.80 miles from your location
Padrino Pizza (photo: Katie Scheper)

Padrino

East

Approximately 6.80 miles from your location

From the family that brought you 20 Brix, Milford gets a new Italian restaurant offering classic hoagies in the deli to pizzas and pasta with gourmet toppings, Padrino's... Read more

From the family that brought you 20 Brix, Milford gets a new Italian restaurant offering classic hoagies in the deli to pizzas and pasta with gourmet toppings, Padrino's serves up friendly Italian food. Plus, you can order your favorite bottle from 20 Brix.

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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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Hollywood & Grind

West

Approximately 25.15 miles from your location

Hollywood & Grind

West

Approximately 25.15 miles from your location

Stop by for a homemade breakfast buffet or take your pick from a selection of hot breakfast sandwiches and pastries to-go at Hollywood & Grind. Don’t forget, the café... Read more

Stop by for a homemade breakfast buffet or take your pick from a selection of hot breakfast sandwiches and pastries to-go at Hollywood & Grind. Don’t forget, the café has Starbucks coffee available, too. Located at Hollywood Casino

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Primavista

West

Approximately 9.77 miles from your location
Primavista

Primavista

West

Approximately 9.77 miles from your location

Elegant, upscale restaurant with city views and a menu of classic, vegan, and gluten-free Italian dishes.

Elegant, upscale restaurant with city views and a menu of classic, vegan, and gluten-free Italian dishes.

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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.  

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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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 

Unwind Wine Bar

East

Approximately 4.64 miles from your location
Unwind Wine Bar

Unwind Wine Bar

East

Approximately 4.64 miles from your location

Modern-yet-rustic bar offering wine, spirits, and small plates in a relaxed setting with patio seating.

Modern-yet-rustic bar offering wine, spirits, and small plates in a relaxed setting with patio seating.

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Bourbon Haus 1841

South

Approximately 7.67 miles from your location
Bourbon Haus 1841, part of The B-Line (photo: Samuel Greenhill)

Bourbon Haus 1841

South

Approximately 7.67 miles from your location

Bourbon bar with vast list of local and rare varieties, plus craft cocktails, in a rustic-chic space. Part of The B-Line. Click here to learn more.

Bourbon bar with vast list of local and rare varieties, plus craft cocktails, in a rustic-chic space. Part of The B-Line. Click here to learn 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.

The Blind Pig

Downtown

Approximately 7.43 miles from your location
The Blind Pig (photo: Kim Conteen)

The Blind Pig

Downtown

Approximately 7.43 miles from your location

The Blind Pig is our updated, modern idea of what a speakeasy is nowadays. A place you can grab some fantastic food, drink updated versions of the quirky drinks that were... Read more

The Blind Pig is our updated, modern idea of what a speakeasy is nowadays. A place you can grab some fantastic food, drink updated versions of the quirky drinks that were invented during that time and catch all your favorite teams on the tv. A huge patio awaits you with a great view of the riverfront, stadiums, National... Read More

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Local Post

East

Approximately 3.27 miles from your location

Local Post

East

Approximately 3.27 miles from your location

Local Post is serving up tasty dishes like Cincy Fries that come with crispy goetta, american cheese, sriracha aiolo and topped with an over-easy egg. Or try Post wings,... Read more

Local Post is serving up tasty dishes like Cincy Fries that come with crispy goetta, american cheese, sriracha aiolo and topped with an over-easy egg. Or try Post wings, pizza, salads and sandwiches. 

Branch Hill Coffee

East

Approximately 11.25 miles from your location

Branch Hill Coffee

East

Approximately 11.25 miles from your location

Enjoy some morning coffee in this enchantingly quaint spot in Loveland. It's a yellow house surrounded by a remarkably colorful garden. Beside the flavored coffees and... Read more

Enjoy some morning coffee in this enchantingly quaint spot in Loveland. It's a yellow house surrounded by a remarkably colorful garden. Beside the flavored coffees and specialty drinks, Branch Hill offers soups, sandwiches and baked goodies. The outdoor patio is a charming place to enjoy a drink with friends. It's near the... Read More

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Holiday Spirits

Downtown

Approximately 7.72 miles from your location

Holiday Spirits

Downtown

Approximately 7.72 miles from your location

Holiday Spirits a new dive bar located in Over the Rhine shares a spot with Forty Thieves walk-up window serving up Middle Eastern street food. Enjoy dishes like falafel,... Read more

Holiday Spirits a new dive bar located in Over the Rhine shares a spot with Forty Thieves walk-up window serving up Middle Eastern street food. Enjoy dishes like falafel, shawarma and grilled chicken thighs. Grab a libaton at Holiday Spirits with pool tables, darts, skee ball and Golden Tee. Relax on their outside patio with... Read More

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Club Trio

North

Approximately 16.54 miles from your location

Club Trio

North

Approximately 16.54 miles from your location

Looking for a laid-back bar scene with reasonably priced drinks with some neighborhood friends? Club Trio, right in the heart of Colerain Township, offers happy hour... Read more

Looking for a laid-back bar scene with reasonably priced drinks with some neighborhood friends? Club Trio, right in the heart of Colerain Township, offers happy hour prices from 1-7 daily. Live Music Wednesday, Friday and Saturday nights, Karaoke Thursdays, plus darts, pool and cornhole!

Bean & Barley

East

Approximately 5.32 miles from your location

Bean & Barley

East

Approximately 5.32 miles from your location

Bean & Barley seeks to celebrate the craftmanship of local coffee roasters, brewers, bakers, and artists.  They’ll feature goods and products from Ohio, Kentucky... Read more

Bean & Barley seeks to celebrate the craftmanship of local coffee roasters, brewers, bakers, and artists.  They’ll feature goods and products from Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana.

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Bucketheads

West

Approximately 16.63 miles from your location

Bucketheads

West

Approximately 16.63 miles from your location

Neighborhood sports bar. Check out their Facebook page for deals for FC match days! 

Neighborhood sports bar. Check out their Facebook page for deals for FC match days! 

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