25 Cincinnati Bars Where You Probably Won't Run Into Anyone from High School

You may either be making a stop in your hometown and definitely in need of a drink or may be a proud…

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The Hi-Mark
    3229 Riverside Drive, East End
    Named in honor of the great flood that washed over Cincinnati in 1937, this bar keeps its patrons afloat with a selection of Vietnamese-inspired dishes. The bar pours a solid variety of beer, wine and spirits and there's plenty of seating inside and out. If you're hungry, try their pulled-pork bánh mì made with Eli's BBQ or chicken wings with gochujang sauce. Fries, salads and Lang Thang Chili, a Vietnamese style beef stew, are some local favorites. 
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These Are Cincinnati's 18 Top Spots to Sip on a Margarita

Nothing says summertime (or wintertime) quite like sipping on a salt-rimmed frozen margarita in the sunshine — or one on the rocks;…

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The exterior of La Ofrenda
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Over-the-Rhine Cocktail Bar Japp's Got a Glamorous Makeover, Let's Take a Tour

Popular Over-the-Rhine cocktail bar Japp's recently received a makeover, transforming the drinking destination into a brighter, more open space while holding onto…

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Over-the-Rhine Cocktail Bar Japp's Got a Glamorous Makeover, Let's Take a Tour
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20 Cincinnati Bars with Food as Good as Their Drinks

These local watering holes have their priorities straight: a great selection of cocktails, beer and wine paired with enough snacks and entrées to…

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Longfellow
    1233 Clay St., Over-the-Rhine
    Longfellow is the OTR version of a dive bar. Cool crafted cocktails include selections like the Spruce Goose, with barrel-aged gin, honey, lime, bitters and tonic. A fun pay-it-forward board menu allows you to buy drinks for friends, strangers and crushes. If you're hungry, try their Blue Collar Plate: various sliced charcuterie sandwiched in baguette with Dijon, pickled shallot and, optionally, anchovy (get it). Served with a 16 oz. beer and Grippo's chips.
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22 New Cincinnati Bars You Should Be Drinking at This Summer

From breweries to retro cocktail bars and laid-back neighborhood spots, it appears the Queen City has been rather busy opening a multitude…

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Yonder
    621 Main St., Second Floor, Covington
    Inspired by owners Chris and Tess Burns' love of Kentucky State Parks, this bar concept by the folks behind Covington's Commonwealth Bistro features a chic treehouse-esque rooftop bar with a small rotating menu and craft cocktails. The bar menu features a variety of both alcoholic and spirit-free cocktails, like the High Lonesome, a cold brew coffee-based drink with sarsaparilla-hickory syrup, almond milk and mint. Co-owner Tess is a non-drinker and wanted a mocktail list “that was just as long as the cocktail list.” The breezy, plant-filled bar holds approximately 30 guests and features cozy, communal bench seating, hanging rattan chairs and five seats along the bar.
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These 25 Cincinnati Bars are Perfect Weekend Day-Drinking Destinations

The Queen City is bubbling over with swanky and hip bars to visit. But when the weekend rolls around and getting the…

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Queen City Radio
    Noon.-2:30 a.m. Saturday-Sunday. 222 W. 12th St., Over-the-Rhine
    The historic Queen City Radio building has been turned into a well-manicured full-service bar and outdoor beer garden. The bar serves 14 rotating taps of local, regional and national beer, canned and bottled brews, wine, a small cocktail program and boozy slushies. Garage doors create indoor/outdoor space, weather permitting, and there’s an on-site food truck with burgers, shakes and chili fries. 
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This East Walnut Hills Restaurant and Bar is Located Inside an Old Art Deco Bank

The team behind The Littlefield has opened a new concept in East Walnut Hills in the former Art Deco Central Trust Bank…

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This East Walnut Hills Restaurant and Bar is Located Inside an Old Art Deco Bank
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