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Top bar recommendations from locals

Beer Bar
“Fun place to catch a Cincinnati Reds game. The Reds are the first professional baseball team and also have a cool museum on site. ”
  • 59 locals recommend
Brewery
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“By far the biggest and best Cincinnati Brewery in town. Huge indoor space and rooftop. ”
  • 79 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Great place for brunch or dinner. It is a unique restaurant and bar that is a converted car shop. Locals love to sit on the large patio in front on a sunny day and play lawn games. There is even a display of two cars very, very slowly being crushed into each other. (You'll have to see it to know what I mean.)”
  • 94 locals recommend
Whisky Bar
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“Hit it for weekend brunch, but skip it for dinner. Great outside space and a large selection of bourbons, whisky and cocktail offerings. ”
  • 86 locals recommend
Fried Chicken Restaurant
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“Amazingly delicious All-American cuisine. One of the most popular restaurants downtown.”
  • 55 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“White table cloth restaurant. Very good food. Pricey. A Louisville institution.”
  • 78 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Close by, great beer. We really enjoy Smithtown Seafood for a delicious quick meal, located within the West Sixth building and they deliver to your table while you enjoy a beer.”
  • 57 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“If you love barbeque, this place is a must-visit. This quirky establishment is in the basement of an unassuming house in the neighborhood next door. They're known for their smoked meats that do not disappoint.”
  • 71 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“$ An old church turned craft beer dispensary. Has an outdoor patio and choir loft seating upstairs. Some food. A little pretentious.”
  • 90 locals recommend
Taco Place
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“Delicious tiny tacos and refreshing margaritas that will NOT disappoint a craving ”
  • 43 locals recommend
Bar
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“Proof is the bar that is attached to the free museum (21C). I would go after dinner and just get a drink at the bar then walk around the museum. It's really cool and the exhibits always change.”
  • 55 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Belgium waffles 🧇? Need we say more. This is a must try/eatery. Don’t forget the Bloody Mary!”
  • 33 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Monnik is a great place to meet up with friends for a brew, get a great burder and don't dare forget the donder fries!”
  • 45 locals recommend
Bar
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“My favorite meal in town is the New Zealand rack of lamb. Call ahead for reservations. ”
  • 48 locals recommend
Bar
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“Over-the-top hot dogs, cocktails, and a respectable beer list. Classic Cincinnati.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Bar
“Zanzibar: Late night dive bar known for its live music and vintage arcade games. It is on the corner of Preston and Lynn.”
  • 48 locals recommend