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Elbo Room - Hiding Away Without Leaving Home

Elbo Room – Hiding Away Without Leaving Home

The Elbo Room 1115 Magie Ave, Fairfield Ohio Dive Score - 90.6 (What's This?) You know this bar.  You might ...
The Happy Hollow Inn: Keeping Dive Culture Alive

The Happy Hollow Inn: Keeping Dive Culture Alive

The Happy Hollow Inn 2430 Park Ave, NorwoodFacebook Dive Score: 90 (What's This?) What Is A Dive, Anyways? Happy Hollow ...
Remington Tavern Is Too Good To Be A Dive

Remington Tavern Is Too Good To Be A Dive

Remington Tavern 8892 Glendale Milford Rd, LovelandFacebook - Instagram513-386-7362 Dive Score: 80 (What's This?) Most of the time, when I ...
The Friendly Stop Really Lives Up To It's Name!

The Friendly Stop Really Lives Up To It’s Name!

The Friendly Stop 985 Congress Ave, GlendaleFacebook - Website513-771-7427 Dive Score: 76 (What's This?) The Friendly Stop Certainly Lives Up ...
Irene's Little Bar -  It's Hidden In Plain Sight

Irene’s Little Bar – It’s Hidden In Plain Sight

Irene's Little Bar 2515 Anderson Rd, Crescent Springs KYFacebook - Instagram859-341-0549 Irene's Little Bar checks all the boxes that I ...
Crowley's Highland House Cafe

Crowley’s Highland House Cafe

Crowley's 958 Pavillion St, Mt AdamsFacebook - Instagram "The hot water's on the right!" shouted one of the older gentlemen ...
McDog's Lakeside Saloon - Colerain Twps Oldest Bar?

McDog’s Lakeside Saloon – Colerain Twps Oldest Bar?

McDog's Lakeside Saloon 3611 Bevis Lane, Colerain TownshipFacebook513-385-7803 I love finding the oldest bars in different neighborhoods, and sometimes they ...
Poor Michaels - A Hidden Oasis In Plain Sight.

Poor Michaels – A Hidden Oasis In Plain Sight.

Poor Michael's 11938 Hamilton Ave, Cincinnati OhioFacebook513-825-9958 I can't tell you how often I have driven past Poor Michaels without ...
Logo's Sports Bar and Grill

Logo’s Sports Bar and Grill

Logo's Sports Bar & Grill 8594 Blue Ash Rd, Blue Ash OhioFacebook I like to imagine that a long time ...
Trillions Taps Into It All

Trillions Taps Into It All

Trillions 9933 Cincinnati-Columbus Rd, West Chester OhioWebsite - Facebook - Instagram513-777-2920 It's one thing to be a neighborhood bar. It ...
The Century Inn Serves Up History

The Century Inn Serves Up History

The Century Inn Website - Facebook - Instagram513-771-4816 There aren't many places you can go to grab a drink that ...
The Vogue Might Be The Friendliest Bar In The City That I've Found So Far.

The Vogue Might Be The Friendliest Bar In The City That I’ve Found So Far.

The Vogue 8441 Vine Street, Hartwell Ohio513-761-1203 If you've been following along, you probably know by now that I'm a ...
The Monkey Bar - One Of The Best Destination Bars In Cincy.

The Monkey Bar – One Of The Best Destination Bars In Cincy.

The Monkey Bar 7837 Old 3C Highway, Maineville OhioWebsite - Facebook - Instagram513-781-4246 I've wanted to write about The Monkey ...
Augies Tavern - One In A Million

Augies Tavern – One In A Million

Augie's Tavern 201 Walnut St, Reading OhioFacebook513-733-9480 Dive Score: 88 (What's This?) There are a lot of types of bars, ...
Arches Saloon - Hamilton History In Your Glass

Arches Saloon – Hamilton History In Your Glass

Arches Saloon 233 S B Street, Hamilton OhioFacebook - Instagram513-737-2337 Dive Score: 68 (What's This?) At first glance, when you ...
The Roosevelt Room - Kicks The Standard Suburban Bar Aside

The Roosevelt Room – Kicks The Standard Suburban Bar Aside

The Roosevelt Room 7500 Bales Street #A-104, Liberty TownshipFacebook - Instagram - Website513-360-9990 The suburbs aren't always known for great ...
The Public House, It's A Little Bit Of Irish, A Lotta Bit Of Fun.

The Public House, It’s A Little Bit Of Irish, A Lotta Bit Of Fun.

The Black Sheep Public House 3807 North Bend Road, CheviotWebsite - Facebook(513) 481-6300 I should say - I didn't have ...
Brew House Cincinnati Is Trapped In “Just Enough” of a Time Warp to be Incredible.

Brew House Cincinnati Is Trapped In “Just Enough” of a Time Warp to be Incredible.

Brew House Cincinnati 1047 E. McMillan StWebsite - Facebook - Instagram Dive Score: 88 (What's This?) There’s something about nostalgia ...
Billy Yanks: Bourbon, Burgers, And The Soul Of Hamilton.

Billy Yanks: Bourbon, Burgers, And The Soul Of Hamilton.

Billy Yanks 205 Main Street, Hamilton OhioWebsite - Facebook - Instagram Dive Score: 20 (What's This?) To say that Hamilton, ...
By Golly's: It's A Hidden Gem, By Golly!

By Golly’s: It’s A Hidden Gem, By Golly!

By Golly's 714 Lila Ave, Milford Ohio Website - Instagram513-284-4444 I love neighborhood bars, which is exactly what By Golly's ...
The Oak Tavern - Oakley's Wing Haven

The Oak Tavern – Oakley’s Wing Haven

The Oak Tavern 3089 Madison Road, OakleyFacebook - Instagram - Website513-321-6258 Situated in an unassuming building right outside of the ...
Northside Yacht Club Isn't A Dive Or Even A Yacht Club, It's Just Amazing.

Northside Yacht Club Isn’t A Dive Or Even A Yacht Club, It’s Just Amazing.

Northside Yacht Club 4231 Spring Grove AveFacebook - Instagram(513) 541-0528 What is Northside Yacht Club? It's not a dive bar, ...
Ford's Garage - Cars And Burgers, Oh, My.

Ford’s Garage – Cars And Burgers, Oh, My.

Ford's Garage 2692 Madison Rd, Suite 115, NorwoodWebsite | Facebook | Instagram If you're just hearing about this for the ...
Berd's Grill And Bar - Fairfield's Neighborhood Spot

Berd’s Grill And Bar – Fairfield’s Neighborhood Spot

Berd's Grill & Bar 500 Wessel Drive, Fairfield, Ohio 45014Facebook - Instagram - Website(513) 805-7250 Dive Score: 48 (What's This?) ...
Wodka Bar - It Started With Perogis...

Wodka Bar – It Started With Perogis…

Wodka Bar 1200 Main Street, OTRFacebook - Instagram(513) 381-3739 The late-night takeout window was a hit already... Pierogis as you ...
Ghost Baby - A Subterranean Booze Refuge

Ghost Baby – A Subterranean Booze Refuge

Ghost Baby 1314 Republic Street, OTRWebsite - Facebook - Instagram513-381-5333 Ghost Baby is (on paper) a concept that's been done ...
Crown Republic Gastropub

Crown Republic Gastropub

Crown Republic 720 Sycamore Street, CincinnatiWebsite - Facebook - Instagram(513) 246-4272 There are plenty of bars in the downtown area, ...
Twin Peaks

Twin Peaks

Twin Peaks is a chain of restaurants that opened their first location in the Cincinnati area up in West Chester ...
Steinkeller

Steinkeller

Steinkeller 15 E. High Street, Oxford OhioWebsite - Facebook - Instagram513-524-2437 I know, I know... there are a lot of ...
Japps - A Cincinnati Cocktail Cathedral In OTR

Japps – A Cincinnati Cocktail Cathedral In OTR

Japp's 1134 Main Street, OTRFacebook - Instagram(513) 381-0674 When David Wondrich, renowned cocktail historian and writer praises you and anoints ...