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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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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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Muse Cafe

West

Approximately 12.50 miles from your location

Muse Cafe

West

Approximately 12.50 miles from your location

Enjoy a cup of coffee, fresh pastries, and even gluten-free substitutions! Muse also has a wine list and bar menu that can accompany one of their charcuterie boards.... Read more

Enjoy a cup of coffee, fresh pastries, and even gluten-free substitutions! Muse also has a wine list and bar menu that can accompany one of their charcuterie boards. 

Agave & Rye

North

Approximately 19.06 miles from your location

Agave & Rye

North

Approximately 19.06 miles from your location

Epic tacos piled high with delectable toppings, fillings, and held together by a hard and soft shell. Full bar serving up fresh margaritas and bourbon masterpieces. 

Epic tacos piled high with delectable toppings, fillings, and held together by a hard and soft shell. Full bar serving up fresh margaritas and bourbon masterpieces. 

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The Greenwich

Uptown

Approximately 6.52 miles from your location

The Greenwich

Uptown

Approximately 6.52 miles from your location

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

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

Carlo & Johnny

North

Approximately 9.60 miles from your location
Jeff Ruby's Carlo & Johnny exterior (photo: Provided by Jeff Ruby Culinary Entertainment)

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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Spinning Forchetta Italian Eatery

North

Approximately 22.99 miles from your location

Spinning Forchetta Italian Eatery

North

Approximately 22.99 miles from your location

Formerly The Spinning Fork. The Spinning Forchetta Italian Eatery, family owned and operated since 1981, is an Italian eatery, casual enough to meet up with family... Read more

Formerly The Spinning Fork.  The Spinning Forchetta Italian Eatery, family owned and operated since 1981, is an Italian eatery, casual enough to meet up with family but classy enough for a date night. The dining area is cozy, with high arches strung with red and green curtains. Wine bottles are displayed throughout the... Read More

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The Capital Grille

Uptown

Approximately 5.14 miles from your location

The Capital Grille

Uptown

Approximately 5.14 miles from your location

Upscale steakhouse chain offering classic Ameircan fare in a clubby, refined setting.

Upscale steakhouse chain offering classic Ameircan fare in a clubby, refined setting.

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.

Cinque Ristorante

North

Approximately 9.14 miles from your location

Cinque Ristorante

North

Approximately 9.14 miles from your location

Italian restaurant serving housemade pastas, wine, and cocktails in a chic, contemporary setting.

Italian restaurant serving housemade pastas, wine, and cocktails in a chic, contemporary setting.

McCormick & Schmick's Seafood & Steaks

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

McCormick & Schmick's Seafood & Steaks

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

Upscale steak and seafood chain known for its clubby environment and happy hour.

Upscale steak and seafood chain known for its clubby environment and happy hour.

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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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The Mercer

Downtown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location

The Mercer

Downtown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location

Varied European-influcenced dishes served in a stylish venue.

Varied European-influcenced dishes served in a stylish venue.

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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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Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant

North

Approximately 7.34 miles from your location

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant

North

Approximately 7.34 miles from your location

Upscale chain serving New American fare paired with house-label wines in a contemporary setting.

Upscale chain serving New American fare paired with house-label wines in a contemporary setting.

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Skeleton Root

Downtown

Approximately 7.81 miles from your location
Skeleton Root (photo: Abby Erwin)

Skeleton Root

Downtown

Approximately 7.81 miles from your location

Working winery & event space in historic Over the Rhine, in Cincinnati OH. Located one block north of Findlay Market and the final stop of the Cincinnati Streetcar.

Working winery & event space in historic Over the Rhine, in Cincinnati OH. Located one block north of Findlay Market and the final stop of the Cincinnati Streetcar.

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P.F. Chang's

Uptown

Approximately 5.18 miles from your location

P.F. Chang's

Uptown

Approximately 5.18 miles from your location

This Chinese-chain restaurant is located in the center of the Rookwood Commons shopping center. It is recognized for its great Chinese cuisine and unique ambience,... Read more

This Chinese-chain restaurant is located in the center of the Rookwood Commons shopping center. It is recognized for its great Chinese cuisine and unique ambience, combining ancient Chinese designs with modernity. Although P.F. Chang's is known for its food, they also offer a great centrally located bar with the featured Asian... Read More

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The Overlook Lodge

North

Approximately 6.60 miles from your location

The Overlook Lodge

North

Approximately 6.60 miles from your location

Bar inspired by the mysterious hotel in "The Shining" serving craft cocktails.

Bar inspired by the mysterious hotel in "The Shining" serving craft cocktails.

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

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Bromwell's Harth Lounge

Downtown

Approximately 7.25 miles from your location

Bromwell's Harth Lounge

Downtown

Approximately 7.25 miles from your location

Event center/pop-up bar perfect for both social and business gatherings.

Event center/pop-up bar perfect for both social and business gatherings.

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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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Powers Winery

West

Approximately 35.39 miles from your location

Powers Winery

West

Approximately 35.39 miles from your location

Family-owned winery offering an extensive selection of wine.

Family-owned winery offering an extensive selection of wine.

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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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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The Jazz Club at Schwartz's Point

Downtown

Approximately 7.76 miles from your location
Schwartz's Point Jazz

The Jazz Club at Schwartz's Point

Downtown

Approximately 7.76 miles from your location

Oriental carpets line the walls of this intimate locale featuring a full bar & jazz performances.

Oriental carpets line the walls of this intimate locale featuring a full bar & jazz performances.

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Hillside Gastropub

West

Approximately 16.78 miles from your location

Hillside Gastropub

West

Approximately 16.78 miles from your location

Hillside is attached to the Imperial House Hotel on Rybolt Road, right near the I-74 ramp. The darkened windows don't say much about what the bar holds inside, which... Read more

Hillside is attached to the Imperial House Hotel on Rybolt Road, right near the I-74 ramp. The darkened windows don't say much about what the bar holds inside, which is a sizeable dance floor, full bar and lots of intimate, high-backed booths. There are several TVs on throughout the day, so hotel guests (and locals too) can... Read More

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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Hoppin' Vines

North

Approximately 7.43 miles from your location

Hoppin' Vines

North

Approximately 7.43 miles from your location

Hoppin' Vines is a craft beer, wine, and duckpin bowling venue with a bourbon bar and Delicio Coal Fired Pizza being served up fresh! A great place to relax and hang out... Read more

Hoppin' Vines is a craft beer, wine, and duckpin bowling venue with a bourbon bar and Delicio Coal Fired Pizza being served up fresh! A great place to relax and hang out with a famil-friendly atmosphere. With over 40 beer taps and a glass-walled wine cellar and premium bottles of bourbon, there is something for everyone. 

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Grassroots And Vine

South

Approximately 4.37 miles from your location

Grassroots And Vine

South

Approximately 4.37 miles from your location

Gourmet Market & Tasting Room serving up community cheer! Specialty foods, gift baskets, small bites menu, lounge & patio. 

Gourmet Market & Tasting Room serving up community cheer! Specialty foods, gift baskets, small bites menu, lounge & patio. 

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Night Drop

Uptown

Approximately 5.96 miles from your location

Night Drop

Uptown

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. 

The Righteous Room

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location
Righteous Room

The Righteous Room

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

Righteous Room, a relatively new bar and lounge, fits in perfectly with the downtown scene. Urbanites, young professionals and patrons to the nearby Aronoff Center come to... Read more

Righteous Room, a relatively new bar and lounge, fits in perfectly with the downtown scene. Urbanites, young professionals and patrons to the nearby Aronoff Center come to mingle in the airy lounge or chill at the bar with a sophisticated cocktail. Try one of their concoctions half-price during happy hour from 4-8 p.m. daily.

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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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. 

Henke Winery

West

Approximately 12.64 miles from your location
Henke Winery

Henke Winery

West

Approximately 12.64 miles from your location

Henke Winery features fifteen award-winning, hand-crafted wines created by Joe Henke. Henke Winery also has a casual to gourmet menu.

Henke Winery features fifteen award-winning, hand-crafted wines created by Joe Henke. Henke Winery also has a casual to gourmet menu.

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21c Cincinnati Cocktail Terrace

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location
21c Cocktail Terrace (photo: 21c Museum Hotel)

21c Cincinnati Cocktail Terrace

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

Located on 21c's 11th floor, this rooftop locale offers stunning views of downtown Cincinnati and the surrounding area. The menu focuses on cocktails and also offers a... Read more

Located on 21c's 11th floor, this rooftop locale offers stunning views of downtown Cincinnati and the surrounding area. The menu focuses on cocktails and also offers a small selection of snacks from chef Michael Paley and his team at Metropole.

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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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dilly bistro bar and bottle shop

East

Approximately 3.41 miles from your location

dilly bistro bar and bottle shop

East

Approximately 3.41 miles from your location

A fixture in Mariemont for years, Dilly is the perfect spot to enjoy a cozy meal or try a sampling of wines. Their menu includes small plates like grilled asparagus and... Read more

A fixture in Mariemont for years, Dilly is the perfect spot to enjoy a cozy meal or try a sampling of wines. Their menu includes small plates like grilled asparagus and Maryland style crab cakes, while the dinner menu includes an array of gourmet salads, homestyle pork ribs, Chilean sea bass and vegetarian sandwiches. The wine... Read More

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Good Judy's

North

Approximately 9.97 miles from your location

Good Judy's

North

Approximately 9.97 miles from your location

LGBTQ-friendly bar and hang-out with alternative culture, cocktails, and parties. 

LGBTQ-friendly bar and hang-out with alternative culture, cocktails, and parties. 

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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Fiekerts Homestead Wines

West

Approximately 27.98 miles from your location

Fiekerts Homestead Wines

West

Approximately 27.98 miles from your location

Select from an extensive collection of red, white, and specialty wines. Each individual batch of wine is hand crafted using the finest juices, grapes, and berries which... Read more

Select from an extensive collection of red, white, and specialty wines. Each individual batch of wine is hand crafted using the finest juices, grapes, and berries which have been sourced locally and from highly sought after wine regions from around the world.

Greenies

East

Approximately 10.40 miles from your location

Greenies

East

Approximately 10.40 miles from your location

Ever wanted to play at the Augusta National? Now you can, sort of. At Greenies Indoor Golf and Billiards, experience the nation's best golf courses in one of four golf... Read more

Ever wanted to play at the Augusta National? Now you can, sort of. At Greenies Indoor Golf and Billiards, experience the nation's best golf courses in one of four golf simulators. There are also seven pool tables and 25 hi-def TVs (including a 120 in. big screen). Greenies offers traditional American bar grub but also sirloin... Read More

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Awakenings Coffee - Hyde Park

Uptown

Approximately 4.69 miles from your location

Awakenings Coffee - Hyde Park

Uptown

Approximately 4.69 miles from your location

The coffeehouse/wine bar located in busy Hyde Park Square is the perfect location to settle in with a cup of coffee by day or glass of wine by night. You will be instantly... Read more

The coffeehouse/wine bar located in busy Hyde Park Square is the perfect location to settle in with a cup of coffee by day or glass of wine by night. You will be instantly impressed by the wall of wines offered because, well, it's pretty big. This European-style cafe features many different varieties of coffee, espresso and tea... Read More

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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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Japp's

Downtown

Approximately 7.36 miles from your location
Molly Wellmann at Japp's (photo: David Sorcher)

Japp's

Downtown

Approximately 7.36 miles from your location

Step into Japp's for a quick break from real time. Neighborhood favorite bartenders serve craft cocktails in an atmosphere that is a fun mix of vintage glamour and... Read more

Step into Japp's for a quick break from real time. Neighborhood favorite bartenders serve craft cocktails in an atmosphere that is a fun mix of vintage glamour and contemporary excitement. The elaborate drink list covers everything you could want: craft cocktails, wines, champagnes, and all sorts of beers, not to mention any... Read More

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