Greater Cincinnati's 11 Best New Bars to Grab a Drink

CityBeat's Best of Cincinnati issue has officially arrived, highlighting the city’s most outstanding Arts & Culture, Eats, Shops & Services, Music & Nightlife, City Life and Sports & Recreation. And the responsibility of selecting these exceptional entities is divided between our readers and staff. This year, half a million votes were tallied to determine our Reader Picks. Readers logged on to the ballot site to vote for their favorites in broad categories like Best New Restaurant and Best Bartender, with more niche topics including Best Ribs, Best Realtor and Best CBD Retailer. This slideshow highlights Cincinnati's 11 Best New Bars, as voted on by CityBeat readers — there was a tie for first place.

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10. Larry's
536 W. Ninth St., Covington
Photo via Facebook.com

10. Larry's

536 W. Ninth St., Covington
Photo via Facebook.com
10. Larry's
536 W. Ninth St., Covington
Photo via Facebook.com

10. Larry's

536 W. Ninth St., Covington
Photo via Facebook.com
9. Fishbowl at The Banks
141 E. Freedom Way, Downtown
Photo: Adam Doty

9. Fishbowl at The Banks

141 E. Freedom Way, Downtown
Photo: Adam Doty
9. Fishbowl at The Banks
141 E. Freedom Way, Downtown
Photo: Adam Doty

9. Fishbowl at The Banks

141 E. Freedom Way, Downtown
Photo: Adam Doty
8. Night Drop
1535 Madison Road, East Walnut Hills
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

8. Night Drop

1535 Madison Road, East Walnut Hills
Photo: Hailey Bollinger
8. Night Drop
1535 Madison Road, East Walnut Hills
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

8. Night Drop

1535 Madison Road, East Walnut Hills
Photo: Hailey Bollinger
7. Holiday Spirits
1538 Race St., Over-the-Rhine
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

7. Holiday Spirits

1538 Race St., Over-the-Rhine
Photo: Hailey Bollinger
7. Holiday Spirits
1538 Race St., Over-the-Rhine
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

7. Holiday Spirits

1538 Race St., Over-the-Rhine
Photo: Hailey Bollinger
6. Ripple Wine Bar
4 W. Pike St., Covington
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

6. Ripple Wine Bar

4 W. Pike St., Covington
Photo: Hailey Bollinger
6. Ripple Wine Bar
4 W. Pike St., Covington
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

6. Ripple Wine Bar

4 W. Pike St., Covington
Photo: Hailey Bollinger