Mt. Adams

Bow Tie Café – A community favorite that is perfect for a light lunch, or coffee in the morning before taking off. Bow Tie has a wonderful patio for warm weather and is in the heart of Mt. Adams.

Next Chapter – This favorite on the hill has a local trivia night, and a lively nightlife on the weekends. This is a great spot for group brunches or lunches on the weekend, with a large outdoor courtyard and frequent live bands.

Monk’s Cove –Monk’s Cove is an iconic Cincinnati “hole in the wall” bar, themed like a beach town dive. It is popular for sports games on the weekends and runs great weekly specials.

The Blind Lemon – The Blind Lemon is a quiet cocktail bar with a peaceful outdoor area for an early evening drink. They have live acoustic music seven days a week, starting at 8 PM. It offers a very eclectic and inviting ambiance.

Hightail – This new spot on the hill is great for happy hour or a laid-back night with a casual vibe, and craft cocktails, specializing in bourbon-based concoctions.

Pavilion – This hilltop favorite comes alive on the weekends with multiple floors and live DJ’s for celebratory nights after a win but even better, this location boasts some of the best views of the city with a Tiki-style cabana bar, and multiple levels of patios with panoramic views of the city and river.

Out about Town

Over-the-Rhine: OTR, just a <5 minute Uber ride, is a cultural, nightlife and foodie destination. It is lined with blocks of unique shops, bars, and eateries. OTR is perfect for a night out on the town or a weekend group outing. Washington Park, at the heart of the neighborhood, has an endless list of activities such as movie night, yoga in the park, happy hours and more.

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Brewery Scene: The brewery scene in Cincinnati is booming and one of the most popular things to do in the spring and summer. There are unique and lively breweries scattered all throughout the city, with the two most popular being Rhingeist and MadTree. Rhinegeist, a brewery that has gained national attention, is in the heart of OTR with a rooftop overlooking the city, cornhole, great food and perfect for large groups.


MadTree, just 10 minutes from Mt. Adams, is another nationally ranked brewery with a large outdoor area, and attracts large crowds almost every night of the week. Both of these destinations are perfect for large groups.

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