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COVINGTON YARD

Outdoor Food Hall / Roebling  

401 Greenup St, Covington, KY 41011

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The Covington Yard is an indoor/outdoor bar and food court featuring shipping containers with a wide variety of food vendors.  The large, open air outdoor space, which now includes igloos is a great patio to keep things socially distant. They also have indoor seating in the bar area, and covered seating with heaters outside. 

The full bar offers a wide variety of cocktails, plus drafts, canned beer and wine.

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HOMEMAKER

Cocktail Bar / OTR

39 E 13th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

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1801 Race St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Homemakers Bar fuses retro and modern aesthetics, all while paying homage to the comforts of the home. Their food menu includes classics family favorites with which everyone grew up. They have an extensive cocktail list, plus draft beer and wine. 

Best For: Girls night, Before or After dinner cocktails

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JANE'S 1855

Bar at Findlay Market 

1801 Race St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

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Janes is the hot new bar at Findlay Market, taking over the Biergarten on the Elm Street side.

 

The new bar’s name is a nod to Jane Findlay, who donated the land on which the market that opened in 1855 was built.

 

Jane’s offers several craft beers on draft, and is also partnering with Karrikin Spirits to bring fresh cocktails to the menu.

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MECCA

Eclectic neighborhood bar with of luscious plants, murals, and ever-changing neon lights / OTR

Enter at 27 E. 15th Cincinnati, OH 45202

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Mecca OTR brings the alternative style back to Cincinnati. They have a great outdoor patio with fire pits and vibrant plants. Walk inside and find yourself indulged in unique art styles and hanging plants. Their house drink is a can of San Pellegrino with your favorite mini bottle of spirits. 

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Mom 'n 'em

Neighborhood Coffee & Wine Shop / Camp Washington

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3128 Colerain Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45225

Mom 'n Em coffee & wine shop is truly my new favorite place to grab a super chill breakfast or some wine either inside the gorgeously renovated old home, or outside on the new patio with your choice of sun or shade.

Mom & her sons are always working, and are the sweetest family ever. 

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PATA ROJA

Cincinnati Street Tacos 

302 E 12th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

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Pata Roja serves up high quality affordable tacos and Mexican street food. Owner Derrick Braziel spent some time in Mexico City, and brought his A game back to Cincy to create Pata Roja Taqueria.

You can now find them parked behind one of the hottest new cocktail bars in town, Bar Saeso. 

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QUEEN CITY RADIO

Beer Garden & Cocktail Bar  / OTR

222 W 12th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

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Built inside a 1920s gas station is Queen City Radio, a relaxing bar during the day and lively during the night. Their drink menu ranges from classic cocktails, draft beer to their special drink, the boozy slushie. Make sure to take a visit in the summertime for boozy popsicles!

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THE STANDARD

Historic Filling Station turned into a Colorful Restaurant and Bar / Covington

434 Main St, Covington, KY 41011

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Once a garage from the 1930s is now a bar known as The Standard - a lovely, vibrant space that invites all guests willing to be transported back in time. The food menu pays tribute to Asian cuisine, where it is well deserved. This bar is the spot to play pool with your buddies or relax with your family; they have it all.