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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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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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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.

Sorrento's Restaurant & Lounge

North

Approximately 9.33 miles from your location

Sorrento's Restaurant & Lounge

North

Approximately 9.33 miles from your location

One of the few piano bars in Cincinnati, Sorrento's offers live entertainment seven nights a week. For over 46 years this has been the place to enjoy great food and... Read more

One of the few piano bars in Cincinnati, Sorrento's offers live entertainment seven nights a week. For over 46 years this has been the place to enjoy great food and live music. There is room for you and a dozen of your closest friends to sing along at the grand piano! This is also the perfect place for private parties in their... 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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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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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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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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Forno Osteria + Bar

North

Approximately 9.14 miles from your location

Forno Osteria + Bar

North

Approximately 9.14 miles from your location

Bustling, light-filled option for rustic Italian entrees and pizza plus wine and craft cocktails. 

Bustling, light-filled option for rustic Italian entrees and pizza plus wine and craft cocktails. 

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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.

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.

Wodka Bar OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location
Wodka Bar (Photo: Abby Davidson)

Wodka Bar OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location

Eastern European-inspired restaurant and bar serving Zakuska and house-infused vodkas, original cocktails, and beer and wine.

Eastern European-inspired restaurant and bar serving Zakuska and house-infused vodkas, original cocktails, and beer and wine.

Dee Felice Cafe

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.69 miles from your location

Dee Felice Cafe

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.69 miles from your location

Dee Felice Cafe might be located in Covington's MainStrasse Village, but inside the doors, you're transported down to the Big Easy. The interior is designed with historic... Read more

Dee Felice Cafe might be located in Covington's MainStrasse Village, but inside the doors, you're transported down to the Big Easy. The interior is designed with historic New Orleans in mind, complete with live jazz and swing music Tuesday through Sunday. During the week, Dee Felice offers an extensive selection of wine,... Read More

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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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Marty's Pub

West

Approximately 18.03 miles from your location

Marty's Pub

West

Approximately 18.03 miles from your location

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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Symphony Hotel Restaurant & Jazz Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.77 miles from your location
Symphony Hotel Restaurant

Symphony Hotel Restaurant & Jazz Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.77 miles from your location

The Symphony Hotel and Restaurant features contemporary, seasonal New-American cuisine in a setting that combines stunning Italianate architecture with elegant historical... Read more

The Symphony Hotel and Restaurant features contemporary, seasonal New-American cuisine in a setting that combines stunning Italianate architecture with elegant historical furnishings. The sophisticated bar and lounge are a welcoming spot for before and after dinner drinks and for live jazz music every Thursday, Friday, and... Read More

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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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Mom 'n' Em Coffee

Uptown

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

Mom 'n' Em Coffee

Uptown

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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Marty's Hops & Vines

North

Approximately 11.80 miles from your location

Marty's Hops & Vines

North

Approximately 11.80 miles from your location

A comfortable and relaxing place to enjoy friends and refresh from a busy day. Marty's features fine wine, craft beer, and a small-plate menu.

A comfortable and relaxing place to enjoy friends and refresh from a busy day. Marty's features fine wine, craft beer, and a small-plate menu.

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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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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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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. 

Mitchell's Fish Market

North

Approximately 14.39 miles from your location

Mitchell's Fish Market

North

Approximately 14.39 miles from your location

Seafood dishes, a raw bar, and happy hour martinis are offered at this stylish upmarket chain.

Seafood dishes, a raw bar, and happy hour martinis are offered at this stylish upmarket chain.

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

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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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.

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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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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Somm Wine Bar

West

Approximately 10.08 miles from your location

Somm Wine Bar

West

Approximately 10.08 miles from your location

Over 80 selections of wines and amazing food options.

Over 80 selections of wines and amazing food options.

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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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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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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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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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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.

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.

Ghost Baby

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location

Ghost Baby

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location

Head 5-stories underground to this unique bar and lounge in OTR.  The cocktail lounge consists of three sections. Guests enter into the front bar and can move into... Read more

Head 5-stories underground to this unique bar and lounge in OTR.  The cocktail lounge consists of three sections. Guests enter into the front bar and can move into the back bar, or the Den, by passing through a small parlor. In the Den, live performances are held on an intimate stage and guests can reserve a spot at a table or... Read More

Chandler's on Market

Southeast

Approximately 45.16 miles from your location

Chandler's on Market

Southeast

Approximately 45.16 miles from your location

Chandler's Restaurant is located in historic downtown Maysville and features an elegant dining atmosphere. Part of The B-Line. Click here to learn more.  

Chandler's Restaurant is located in historic downtown Maysville and features an elegant dining atmosphere. Part of The B-Line. Click here to learn 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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Mount Adams Pavilion

Uptown

Approximately 6.60 miles from your location
Mt. Adams Pavilion

Mount Adams Pavilion

Uptown

Approximately 6.60 miles from your location

Live bands & DJs perform at this hip dance club in a historic house with 4 decks and city views.

Live bands & DJs perform at this hip dance club in a historic house with 4 decks and city views.

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Seasons 52

Uptown

Approximately 5.15 miles from your location

Seasons 52

Uptown

Approximately 5.15 miles from your location

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

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

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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.

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. 

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