25 of Cincinnati's Most Delicious Hole-in-the-Wall Restaurants

Cincinnati is home to hundreds of different restaurants, ranging from upscale steakhouses to mobile food trucks. We have a diverse variety of…

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Thai Express
    213 W McMillan St., Clifton
    This little gem brings authentic Thai cooking and culture to Cincinnati. Located in Clifton, Thai Express has been fueling students and professionals for over 20 years. Their signature Pad Thai dish is a favorite among many, but do not be fooled; the number of delicious traditional dishes span way beyond that.
    Photo: Paige Deglow
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Greater Cincinnati Restaurants & Bars With Heated Patios, Igloos and Fire Pits for Outdoor Drinking

The weather is cooling down, and area bars and restaurants are heating up their outdoor spaces to offer safe and warm seating…

By CityBeat Staff

Kon Tiki on the Levee's Fire Lounge
    1 Levee Way, Newport
    Newport on the Levee's Kon-Tiki at Bridgeview Box Park is transforming into the Fire Lounge this winter, cozying up their space with heated igloos and winter tiki-themed cocktails. 
    Beginning Friday, Nov. 20, the lounge will offer six reservable igloos that welcome up to eight guests and are rented for a two-hour period (three hours during the weekend day). The igloos, which overlook the Cincinnati skyline, come equipped with your own sound system, board games, blankets, bluetooth speakers, lounge seating, contactless ordering and adjustable heat controls. 
    The igloos require a $100 minimum spend for weekday nights and weekend days; $200 for weekend nights. They require guests to be on one tab, and a 20% gratuity will be added.
    According to the site, the Fire Lounge will have special tiki-inspired winter and themed drinks and snacks to enjoy during your visit. 
    Photo: Provided by Kon Tiki
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Inside Covington's Haven Café, a Health-Focused Coffeeshop with Mindful Ingredients

When Sabyle Zeringis made the choice to start living a healthier lifestyle, she struggled to find coffeeshops in her area that used…

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Inside Covington's Haven Café, a Health-Focused Coffeeshop with Mindful Ingredients
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Inside MainStrasse's Green House Bar, a Vibrantly Chic New Drinking Destination in Covington

After 26 years, MainStrasse's Pachinko Bar has transformed into a chic and breezy West Coast-inspired drinking establishment called Green House Bar. The…

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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Inside The Standard, An Old Filling Station-Turned Vibrant New Covington Restaurant

The dynamic duo behind popular Covington dining and drinking destinations Otto's, Frida and Larry's have opened their most recent project, The Standard,…

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Inside The Standard, An Old Filling Station-Turned Vibrant New Covington Restaurant
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All the Photos From Telehope's Concert at Covington's Madison Live

Cincinnati AltPop band Telehope performed with guests Golds at Covington's Madison Live on Jan. 3. The band played its final show with…

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All the Photos From Telehope's Concert at Covington's Madison Live
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Cincinnati Got Lit For BLINK, Here's Everything We Saw

BLINK is a four-night light and art experience spanning 30 city blocks through Over-the-Rhine, downtown and, new this year, across an illuminated…

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"The Portal" at the Contemporary Arts Center
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All the Photos from the BLINK Cincinnati Future City Light Spectacular Parade

BLINK returns this weekend and kicked off the four-day light and arts festival with the Future City Light Spectacular parade last night…

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All the Photos from the BLINK Cincinnati Future City Light Spectacular Parade
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Everyone We Saw at the Covington Oktoberfest at Goebel Park

Covington's Oktoberfest returned to MainStrasse Village over the weekend, bringing music, arts, food, drink and a celebration of the city's German culture…

By CityBeat Staff

Everyone We Saw at the Covington Oktoberfest at Goebel Park
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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…

By CityBeat Staff

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.
    Photo: Hailey Bollinger
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Yonder Slings Mocktails and Cocktails on the Rooftop Above Commonwealth Bistro in MainStrasse

If you’re looking for great mocktails, just head over Yonder — literally. This rooftop bar opened at the end of June above…

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Lounge space at Yonder
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Braxton Brewing Co.'s Rooftop Patio Brings a Refreshing Perspective to Covington

After announcing plans to create a rooftop patio on the third floor of their Covington brewery over the winter, Braxton opened their…

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Braxton Brewing Co.'s Rooftop Patio Brings a Refreshing Perspective to Covington
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All The Photos from Guster's Performance at Covington's Madison Theater

Pop Rock favorites Guster played Covington's Madison Theater on April 11 with Saintseneca.04/11/2019 Photos by Ron Valle

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All The Photos from Guster's Performance at Covington's Madison Theater
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'Radical Visibility' Brought Garments For All — And a Dance Party — to The Carnegie

As a clothing designer, Sky Cubacub has style on the mind but conversely has no interest in being fashionable. In fact, that…

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'Radical Visibility' Brought Garments  For All — And a Dance Party — to The Carnegie
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Inside The Stunning Hotel Covington, Voted No. 1 in Kentucky

Recently named the No. 1 hotel in Kentucky by U.S. News & World Report, the 114-room boutique destination opened in 2016 in the…

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Inside The Stunning Hotel Covington, Voted No. 1 in Kentucky
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Cozy Up With These 15 Cincinnati Hot Chocolate Havens

Cafés are mostly associated with a range of coffee-inspired beverages,  but instead of caffeine, you can also turn to the cup-of-joe’s often…

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Cozy Up With These 15 Cincinnati Hot Chocolate Havens
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Covington's Rich's Proper Food & Drink Offers a Killer Bourbon Selection and Southern-Influenced Bites

Rich’s Proper Food & Drink opened its doors to the public on Nov. 10, 2018. The bar operates out of the more…

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The jumbo-sized Proper Mule is a sharable cocktail
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Plan a Cincinnati 'Staycation' at One of These Breathtaking Airbnbs

As the days grow cooler and daylight hours shorten, upon us are the hours of wistful nostalgia for the height of summer…

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Penthouse Loft in the Historical OTR
    Over-the-Rhine
    
    Entire Loft | Starting at $62/night | Host 7 Guests
    Built in 1888, this unique space is located in the diverse and up-and-coming Brewery District of Over-The-Rhine in Cincinnati. Walk next door to the best brewery in town, Rhinegeist, and the famous Findlay Market. Park your car in our lot and explore the city on foot or on the streetcar!
    Photo via Airbnb.com
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The 9 Best Cincinnati Bathrooms to Take a Selfie

Over the past few years, Cincinnati has become rather well-known for its blossoming restaurant/bar scene. Local visionaries have opened our eyes to…

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Mecca OTR
    1429 Walnut St., OTR
    Photo: Kellie Coleman
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