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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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!

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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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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.

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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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Sonny's All Blues Lounge

Uptown

Approximately 6.95 miles from your location

Sonny's All Blues Lounge

Uptown

Approximately 6.95 miles from your location

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

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

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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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

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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Twenties Cincinnati

Uptown

Approximately 5.95 miles from your location

Twenties Cincinnati

Uptown

Approximately 5.95 miles from your location

A 1920's themed bar in East Walnut Hills. The cocktail menu offers a variety of classic and new cocktails that caters to both generations of drinkers. In addition to... Read more

A 1920's themed bar in East Walnut Hills. The cocktail menu offers a variety of classic and new cocktails that caters to both generations of drinkers. In addition to cocktails, Twenties also offers 16 beers on draft and as well as spirits, with a strong focus on local breweries and distilleries.

Sundry and Vice

Downtown

Approximately 7.62 miles from your location
Bartender mixing a drink at Sundry and Vice (photo: Wendy Pramik)

Sundry and Vice

Downtown

Approximately 7.62 miles from your location

Located the heart of Over-the-Rhine, Sundry and Vice is a turn-of-the-century apothecary-themed cocktail bar and gathering place.

Located the heart of Over-the-Rhine, Sundry and Vice is a turn-of-the-century apothecary-themed cocktail bar and gathering place.

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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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Maranda-Nixon Winery

East

Approximately 35.53 miles from your location

Maranda-Nixon Winery

East

Approximately 35.53 miles from your location

Immerse yourself in the vast rolling hills and luscious landscape of Ohio when you take a vineyard and winery tour unlike any other at Meranda-Nixon Winery in Ripley, Ohio... Read more

Immerse yourself in the vast rolling hills and luscious landscape of Ohio when you take a vineyard and winery tour unlike any other at Meranda-Nixon Winery in Ripley, Ohio. Since opening in 2003, Meranda-Nixon Winery has become known for creating fine wines from the most delicious grapes available in Ohio. In April 2014, with... Read More

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Comfort Station

Uptown

Approximately 6.55 miles from your location

Comfort Station

Uptown

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. 

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.

Brio Tuscan Grille

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.47 miles from your location

Brio Tuscan Grille

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.47 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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Gypsy Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 7.76 miles from your location

Gypsy Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 7.76 miles from your location

If you're into hookahs and are in the Clifton area, pop into Hookcah Cafe to try one of their many flavors, from mango to cotton candy. They do have a small menu of snacks... Read more

If you're into hookahs and are in the Clifton area, pop into Hookcah Cafe to try one of their many flavors, from mango to cotton candy. They do have a small menu of snacks (meat pies and baklava) and non-alcoholic drinks, including green tea and Turkish coffee.

Enoteca Emilia

East

Approximately 13.39 miles from your location

Enoteca Emilia

East

Approximately 13.39 miles from your location

Italian wine bar and restaurant in Loveland. Originally located in O'Bryonville, Enoteca Emilia focuses on upscale, rustic, and Northern Italian. Enjoy a quick bite, or... Read more

Italian wine bar and restaurant in Loveland. Originally located in O'Bryonville, Enoteca Emilia focuses on upscale, rustic, and Northern Italian. Enjoy a quick bite, or stay longer for a easily dining experience.  

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Liberty's Bar & Bottle

Downtown

Approximately 7.45 miles from your location

Liberty's Bar & Bottle

Downtown

Approximately 7.45 miles from your location

A craft beer and wine bar and retail shop. 20 rotating draft handles, 40 craft beer bottles/cans, 60 bottles of wine and 15 glass pours of wine.

A craft beer and wine bar and retail shop. 20 rotating draft handles, 40 craft beer bottles/cans, 60 bottles of wine and 15 glass pours of wine.

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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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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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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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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Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant

North

Approximately 18.98 miles from your location

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant

North

Approximately 18.98 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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Ripple Wine Bar

South

Approximately 7.32 miles from your location

Ripple Wine Bar

South

Approximately 7.32 miles from your location

A  more approachable take on wine for Covington wine coniseurers. Ripple is located in a 100-year old space with high ceilings, original beams, exposed brick, black... Read more

A  more approachable take on wine for Covington wine coniseurers. Ripple is located in a 100-year old space with high ceilings, original beams, exposed brick, black and white hexagon penny tile, and a long, hang-crafted butcher block bar. They also offer small plates artfully created.

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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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Manor House Restaurant

North

Approximately 14.03 miles from your location

Manor House Restaurant

North

Approximately 14.03 miles from your location

Located in Springdale on the campus of Maple Knoll Village, the Manor House Restaurants is open six days a week serving lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch.

Located in Springdale on the campus of Maple Knoll Village, the Manor House Restaurants is open six days a week serving lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch.

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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. 

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. 

Bistro On Elm

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location

Bistro On Elm

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location

Enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner in the Millennium Hotel's restaurant, which features a wide variety of flavorful cuisine. Cocktails are available in the bar and lounge.

Enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner in the Millennium Hotel's restaurant, which features a wide variety of flavorful cuisine. Cocktails are available in the bar and lounge.

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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.

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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Rinds, Wines, & Swines

Uptown

Approximately 5.36 miles from your location

Rinds, Wines, & Swines

Uptown

Approximately 5.36 miles from your location

Located in Oakley, RInds, Wines & Swines' mission to bring high quality food, and drinks to the Cincinnati area. Try an assortment of wines, cheeses, and more from all... Read more

Located in Oakley, RInds, Wines & Swines' mission to bring high quality food, and drinks to the Cincinnati area. Try an assortment of wines, cheeses, and more from all around the country and the world. Serving up locally sourced pork, and produce, Rinds, Wines & Swines takes pride is providing the best.  Check their... Read More

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Bar at Palm Court

Downtown

Approximately 7.47 miles from your location
Bar at Palm Court - Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

Bar at Palm Court

Downtown

Approximately 7.47 miles from your location

Located inside the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, the Bar at Palm Court offers a relaxed menu in a breathtaking art deco setting. Enjoy creative cocktails, hand... Read more

Located inside the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, the Bar at Palm Court offers a relaxed menu in a breathtaking art deco setting. Enjoy creative cocktails, hand selected Four Roses Bourbon, and their exclusive Blank Slate Brewery seasonal beer.   Happy Hour 4:00pm to 7:00pm Live jazz Friday & Saturday 5:00pm to 1:00am

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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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Sky Galley

East

Approximately 2.98 miles from your location

Sky Galley

East

Approximately 2.98 miles from your location

This East Side restaurant is located in Lunken Airport's old historic Art Deco Main Terminal Building. The patio overlooks the tarmac while the whole back side of the... Read more

This East Side restaurant is located in Lunken Airport's old historic Art Deco Main Terminal Building. The patio overlooks the tarmac while the whole back side of the restaurant is windowed so the inside eaters can see the view as well. Don't be discouraged to visit if you aren't flying anywhere, Sky Galley is a Cincinnati... Read More

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The Lackman

Downtown

Approximately 7.58 miles from your location
The Lackman

The Lackman

Downtown

Approximately 7.58 miles from your location

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

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

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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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