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Nearby Restaurants

Restaurants near Northern Kentucky Convention Center

Ruth's Chris Steak House

Downtown

Approximately 0.57 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center
Ruth's Chris Steak House

Ruth's Chris Steak House

Downtown

Approximately 0.57 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center

Outpost of upmarket steakhouse chain known for sizzling, butter-topped beef in an elegant setting.

Outpost of upmarket steakhouse chain known for sizzling, butter-topped beef in an elegant setting.

Condado Tacos

Downtown

Approximately 0.57 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center

Condado Tacos

Downtown

Approximately 0.57 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center

Laid-back spot for margaritas & tacos with your own fillings, like beef brisket & "dirty sauce." 

Laid-back spot for margaritas & tacos with your own fillings, like beef brisket & "dirty sauce." 

The Stretch

Downtown

Approximately 0.57 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center
The Stretch Bar

The Stretch

Downtown

Approximately 0.57 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center

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

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

Upper Deck

Downtown

Approximately 0.58 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center
AC Hotel (photo: AC Hotel)

Upper Deck

Downtown

Approximately 0.58 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center

With full skyline views of Cincinnati and easy access to Great American Ball Park right across the street, this rooftop bar is the perfect place to start or end the night... Read more

With full skyline views of Cincinnati and easy access to Great American Ball Park right across the street, this rooftop bar is the perfect place to start or end the night. Watch the sunset while sipping and savoring in this stylish atmosphere. Located at the AC Hotel Cincinnati at The Banks

Tin Roof

Downtown

Approximately 0.58 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center

Tin Roof

Downtown

Approximately 0.58 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center

Tin Roof has been bringing live music and good times to captive audiences all over the country for over 12 years. With acclaimed Executive Chef Will Zuchman crafting a one... Read more

Tin Roof has been bringing live music and good times to captive audiences all over the country for over 12 years. With acclaimed Executive Chef Will Zuchman crafting a one of a kind inspired and eclectic menu, music is not all you’ll find at The Roof. So come on in and grab a bite or two. Stick around a while for our infamous packed late nights and you’ll see what we’re all about – great bands... Read More

Jimmy John's

Downtown

Approximately 0.59 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center

Jimmy John's

Downtown

Approximately 0.59 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center

Jimmy John's stays open late - really late - serving up its signature subs, clubs and lettuce wraps. There's also a vegetarian sub with avocado spread and loaded with... Read more

Jimmy John's stays open late - really late - serving up its signature subs, clubs and lettuce wraps. There's also a vegetarian sub with avocado spread and loaded with healthy goodies like alfalfa sprouts and cucumbers.

Bar 32

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.60 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center

Bar 32

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.60 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center

Great Cocktails for All Walks of Life! Just a warm and friendly little neighborhood bar. Come in and relax.

Great Cocktails for All Walks of Life! Just a warm and friendly little neighborhood bar. Come in and relax.

Eighteen at the Radisson

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.60 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center
View from 360/Radisson Riverfront

Eighteen at the Radisson

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.60 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center

Located atop the Radisson Hotel, the Riverview Revolving Restaurant is just what the name sounds like. There is a great view of the Ohio River. It slowly revolves so you... Read more

Located atop the Radisson Hotel, the Riverview Revolving Restaurant is just what the name sounds like. There is a great view of the Ohio River. It slowly revolves so you can take it all in. And it is a restaurant, serving fine American cuisine. The elegant atmosphere makes this the perfect place to impress your date.

Kelly's Public House

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.60 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center

Kelly's Public House

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.60 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center

Kelly's, part of the Radisson Cincinnati Riverfront, is known for its burgers, but also offers breakfast and lunch buffets and daily specials. The lunch buffet usually... Read more

Kelly's, part of the Radisson Cincinnati Riverfront, is known for its burgers, but also offers breakfast and lunch buffets and daily specials. The lunch buffet usually follows a theme such as "Fall and Winter Comfort Food." Whether you're looking for a place to meet friends for a drink or enjoy some good old-fashioned comfort food, Kelly's won't disappoint.

Bar Monet

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.64 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center

Bar Monet

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.64 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center

If you want that MainStrasse feel without the hectic MainStrasse atmosphere, Bar Monet is the bar you need. Known for its music acts and karaoke on Fridays, this French-... Read more

If you want that MainStrasse feel without the hectic MainStrasse atmosphere, Bar Monet is the bar you need. Known for its music acts and karaoke on Fridays, this French-inspired bar seeks to entertain.

Machine Room

Downtown

Approximately 0.64 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center

Machine Room

Downtown

Approximately 0.64 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center

Let's face it, baseball games can be just about as hot as Satan's bachelor pad. So say you're at Great American Ball Park and you're soaking up the sun (and maybe the... Read more

Let's face it, baseball games can be just about as hot as Satan's bachelor pad. So say you're at Great American Ball Park and you're soaking up the sun (and maybe the seats too), you want some food but just can't motivate yourself to get up. The Machine Room is your motivational solution. The fully air-conditioned restaurant is located in the left field corner of the park and serves food very... Read More

Holy Grail Tavern & Grille

Downtown

Approximately 0.65 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center
Holy Grail (photo: The Banks)

Holy Grail Tavern & Grille

Downtown

Approximately 0.65 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center

The locally owned restaurant is a great option on game day, being across the street from Great American Ball Park. It has long bar tables, more than a dozen small tables,... Read more

The locally owned restaurant is a great option on game day, being across the street from Great American Ball Park. It has long bar tables, more than a dozen small tables, a patio and a rotating list of draft beers that won't cost you $7 a pint. Let's not forget the 30 HDTVs lining the long bar and sitting high on the walls of the dining areas. With these, you will see the Reds from many angles,... Read More

Galla Park

Approximately 0.65 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center

Galla Park

Approximately 0.65 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center

Galla Park redefines dining and entertainment at The Banks. A seamless fusion of modern cuisine, dynamic ambiance, and exceptional service, every detail at Galla Park is... Read more

Galla Park redefines dining and entertainment at The Banks. A seamless fusion of modern cuisine, dynamic ambiance, and exceptional service, every detail at Galla Park is specifically designed to provide an unparalleled experience. Whether it’s game day or wedding day, Galla Park has cultivated the perfect aura for dining, mingling, or enjoying our world-class entertainment events.

Happy Days Tavern

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.65 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center

Happy Days Tavern

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.65 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center

If the bars in the center of MainStrasse Village are slammed, check out Blanchet's Happy Days. With a mounted deer head, framed Seinfield poster, a pool table, loud... Read more

If the bars in the center of MainStrasse Village are slammed, check out Blanchet's Happy Days. With a mounted deer head, framed Seinfield poster, a pool table, loud regulars and cheap drinks, it seems to compete for the Best Neighborhood Bar title in Covington. It's nestled near a low-lit residential area, so you might want to head there with a friend. Happy hour specials run from noon-7 p.m.... Read More

Liar's Club

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.66 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center

Liar's Club

South, Riverfront

Approximately 0.66 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center

We cannot tell a lie - this Newport establishment features a wide range of fun specials, from College Night Wednesdays from 8 p.m. to close featuring 5 well drinks for $5... Read more

We cannot tell a lie - this Newport establishment features a wide range of fun specials, from College Night Wednesdays from 8 p.m. to close featuring 5 well drinks for $5 to Latino/Restaurant Night every Sunday. Those craving karaoke should stop by on Saturday nights and beer pong is on the table every Tuesday, offering those playing a chance to win free t-shirts. The bar offers outdoor seating... Read More

Kitty's Sports Grill

Downtown

Approximately 0.67 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center

Kitty's Sports Grill

Downtown

Approximately 0.67 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center

Family-owned sports grill with fresh, quality pub food and walls decorated with sports memorabilia.

Family-owned sports grill with fresh, quality pub food and walls decorated with sports memorabilia.

Lola's

Downtown

Approximately 0.68 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center
Lola's (Photo: Lisa Colina)

Lola's

Downtown

Approximately 0.68 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center

A unique blend between your favorite coffee house and local pub, proudly serving locally roasted coffee & locally brewed beers alongside as house-crafted specialty... Read more

A unique blend between your favorite coffee house and local pub, proudly serving locally roasted coffee & locally brewed beers alongside as house-crafted specialty cocktails.

The Blind Pig

Downtown

Approximately 0.69 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center
The Blind Pig (photo: Kim Conteen)

The Blind Pig

Downtown

Approximately 0.69 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center

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 Underground Museum and everything else you want to see.

Hathaway's Diner

Downtown

Approximately 0.70 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center

Hathaway's Diner

Downtown

Approximately 0.70 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center

Stepping into Hathaway's is like returning to downtown Cincinnati during the 1950s. Servers in classic waitress uniforms are friendly, but not chatty, since the small... Read more

Stepping into Hathaway's is like returning to downtown Cincinnati during the 1950s. Servers in classic waitress uniforms are friendly, but not chatty, since the small space and counter seats get crowded during lunch hours. All-American entrees like burgers, sandwiches, Icelandic cod, beef barbecue, tuna melt and quarter pounders are popular here, or get a breakfast of eggs, bacon or goetta... Read More

Bagel Stop

Downtown

Approximately 0.70 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center

Bagel Stop

Downtown

Approximately 0.70 miles from from Northern Kentucky Convention Center

The Bagel Stop is simply a quick place for downtown workers to grab sandwiches, bagels, wraps, soups, salads, soft drinks, juices and other convenience store items to... Read more

The Bagel Stop is simply a quick place for downtown workers to grab sandwiches, bagels, wraps, soups, salads, soft drinks, juices and other convenience store items to sustain them throughout the rest of the workday. This is also a popular morning stop for coffee and to pick up a newspaper. Located inside the Scripps Center.