2012's Best Bars in the Tri-State

By CityBeat

CityBeat dug up the best bars in the Tri-State by asking you the reader to vote on all sorts of categories of late night fun.

Check the whole list below:

Overall Nightclub: Mynt Martini
2 Mount Adams Pavilion
3 Lunar
4 Adonis
5 Bobby Mackey's
6 Roxy's
7 Below Zero Lounge
8 The Venue
9 Arnie's on the Levee

Overall Bar: Blue Wisp Jazz Club
2 Arnold's Bar & Grill
3 MOTR Pub
4 Hofbrauhaus
5 Northside Tavern
6 Neons Unplugged
7 Japp's
8 Mt. Lookout Tavern
9 Crow's Nest
10 Southgate House

Bar/Nightclub Staff: MOTR Pub
2 Japp's
3 Northside Tavern

Beer Selection on Tap: Beer Sellar
2 Cock & Bull
3 (TIE) The Comet,
The Lackman

Bloody Mary: Keystone BAR
2 Chez Nora
3 MOTR Pub

Bowling Alley: Western Bowl
2 Madison Bowl
3 Star Lanes on the Levee

Casino: Hollywood
2 Belterra
3 Rising Star

Celtic Pub: Molly Malone's (Covington)
2 Claddagh
3 Nicholson's

Club DJ: DJ Clockwork
2 DJ Mowgli
3 Mark McFadden

Cocktail List: Japp's
2 The Righteous Room
3 McCormick & Schmick

College Bar: Longworth's Mt. Adams
2 Uncle Woody's
3 Murphy's Pub

Comedy Club: Funny Bone on the Levee
2 Go Bananas
3 Smarty Pants

Dance Club: Boogie Nights
2 Adonis
3 Mt. Adams Pavilion

GLBT Bar: Below Zero Lounge
2 Adonis
3 Crazy Fox Saloon

Happy Hour: Palomino
2 The Righteous Room
3 Rock Bottom Brewery

Hotel Bar: The Bar at Palm Court (Hilton)
2 Cricket Lounge (Cincinnatian)
3 Over Vine (Westin)

Jukebox: The Comet
2 MOTR Pub
3 Anchor Grill

Karaoke: Northside Tavern
2 Lebo's
3 Tostado's Gril

Local Brewery: Christian Moerlein
2 Mt. Carmel
3 Rivertown

Local Distillery: Woodstone Creek

Local Winery: Vinoklet
2 Meier's Winery
3 Henke

Margarita: Nada
2 Cactus Pear
3 El Coyote

Martini: Mynt Martini
2 Japp's
3 Bartini

New Bar: Japp's
2 Whisky Bar
3 O'Neals

No-Frills Watering Hole: City View Tavern
2 The Comet
3 Northside Tavern

Open Mic Night: Funny Bone on the Levee
2 MOTR Pub
3 Crow's Nest

Place for Drink Specials: Neons Unplugged
2 Palomino's
3 Fries Cafe

Place to People Watch: Fountain Square
2 Findlay Market
3 Kings Island

Place to Play Darts: Murphy's Pub
2 Hap's Irish Pub
3 Fries Cafe

Place to Play Pool: Northside Tavern
2 Murphy's Pub
3 Lebos

Singles Bar: Neons Unplugged
2 Mt. Adams Pavilion
3 Mynt Martini

Trivia Night: Cock & Bull
2 Neons Unplugged
3 The Pub at Rookwood

Upscale Lounge: Orchids at the Palm Court
2 The Righteous Room
3 Blue Wisp Jazz Club

3 Eddie Merlots

New Nightclub: Pulse Nightclub
2 Luxe


For more Best Ofs, visit http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/article-25164-2012_arts_entertainment_reader_picks.html .

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