25 Trendy Greater Cincinnati Bars Located Outside of Over-the-Rhine

Whether it's the parking struggles, avoiding Vine Street crowds or you simply want to explore a new hood, there are plenty of…

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Comfort Station
    793 E. McMillan St., Walnut Hills
    Located in a former 105-year-old rest area, Comfort Station is an airy nightlife destination full of hip cocktails and outdoor lounge spots. Enter through the bright blue former women’s restroom door to access main bar space, replete with original skylights, plush blue-velvet seating and a living plant wall. From the bar you can access the back patio, which has multiple seating nooks — including an elevated perch with cushions — as well as a cozy fire pit.
    Photo: Hailey Bollinger
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Inside Somerset, An Otherworldly Drinking Destination in the Heart of OTR

Something extraordinary is growing roots in Over-the-Rhine, but if you're not looking for it, you just might miss it. Tucked away at…

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Inside Somerset, An Otherworldly Drinking Destination in the Heart of OTR
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These Are Cincinnati's 10 Best New Bars, According to CityBeat Readers

Despite the challenges faced by the bar and restaurant industry throughout the COVID pandemic, folks still found ways to support new local…

By CityBeat Staff

Owned by husband and wife duo Amy and Tom Fessler, when designing the space and menu, they found a great deal of inspiration from a vacation to California's Venice Beach.
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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,…

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1. (TIE) Jerry's Jug House
    414 E. Seventh St., Newport
    Photo: Hailey Bollinger
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Cincinnati's 24 Hottest Bars Located Outside of Over-the-Rhine

Over-the-Rhine may be a hot spot for nightlife, but if you’re looking to escape the hustle and bustle while seeking out a…

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Cincinnati's 24 Hottest Bars Located Outside of Over-the-Rhine
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Inside Lost & Found, A Funky New Cocktail Bar in OTR

Over-the-Rhine's newest cocktail bar is a funky, community-driven gathering space with an inventive drink menu and small bites inside of a creative,…

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The bar, with funky mural by Cody Gunningham
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These Are Cincinnati's 25 Hottest Bars Right Now According to Yelp

Yelp, everyone's favorite crowd-sourced ratings aggregate site, is an easy go-to when deciding where to drink and dine. Is it new? Does…

By CityBeat Staff

1. Comfort Station
    793 E. McMillan St., Walnut Hills
    ”This place is HARD to find!! Speakeasy vibes for sure! There's a blue door out front with the label 'women' above it, so I definitely wandered the street for a few minutes. However once inside, this place is adorable. Super comfortable seating with pillows, skylights and a large bar area. Unfortunately it was raining so I didn't make it outside, but next time! The drinks were all unique and delicious. I tried the summer white wine which was refreshing and had fruit! Definitely recommend visiting when in the Walnut Hills area!” — Deidre F. 
    Photo: Hailey Bollinger
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Inside Aster on Fourth, a Chic Downtown Bar for Cocktails, Bites and Upstairs Patio

This social sippery is a casual cocktail space above the downtown location of Sleepy Bee Cafe. The beverage director and Bee chefs…

By CityBeat Staff

Interior of Aster
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Inside OTR's Pins Mechanical Company, the Ultimate Entertainment Bar for Small Ball Lovers

After opening locations elsewhere in Ohio (Columbus and Dublin), Pins Mechanical Company ventured south to Cincinnati to open its third entertainment bar…

By CityBeat Staff

The Baller ($12): 6 liquors, lemonade, fruit punch, Sprite
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