A fan of the nightlife? Kick it at one of these Cincinnati Black-owned nightclubs or bars.


Now and then, our busy schedules allow us some play time. Cincinnati has plenty of festivals and events going on throughout the year, but where do you go when they are not happening? Where is the nightlife? We have a list of Cincinnati Black-owned nightclubs and bars for you to enjoy in your free time. Grab your girls, guys or significant other and make it a night on the town. The information in this article is as current as of the publication date. Readers are encouraged to confirm the information prior to acting. 

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Cincinnati Black-owned Nightclubs and Bars

Brandy’s LoungeCincinnati Black-owned nightclubs
7759 Reading Road
Cincinnati, OH 45237

Brownstone Coffee Lounge & Liquor Bar
7733 Reading Road
Cincinnati, OH 45237

Club Silhouettes
10080 Springfield Pike
Cincinnati, OH 45215

11473 Chester Road
Cincinnati, OH 45246

340 Glensprings Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45246

Level Nightlife
435 Elm Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Mango’s Tropical Oasis
7121 Dixie Highway
Fairfield, OH 45014

7532 Reading Road,
Cincinnati, OH 45237

OTR Live

209 East 12
th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Out The Way Bar & Grill
4880 Union Centre Pavilion
West Chester, OH 45069

301 West Fifth Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

8072 Hamilton Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45231

The Avenue Event Center
9625 Hamilton Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45231

Check out our calendar for more events to hit before the club.

Now that you know where to hang out at, here are some events happening in the city that African Americans shouldn’t miss. Some of these events have discount tickets available. So check your calendars and start planning your weekends!

If there are any Cincinnati Black-owned nightclubs or bars that we missed, please contact us at The Voice of Black Cincinnati.


*Please note that this list is user-submitted.  We encourage our readers to call the Black-owned nightclubs or bars listed in this article to confirm locations and hours.


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Marissa Staples, Writer
The Voice of Black Cincinnati



  1. Any events going on this Saturday or Sunday Oct 7th or 8th or any top notch DJ’s or Live Bands worth going to see in Cincinnati?

    1. Thank you for contacting us. There were plenty of events happening in the city during the weekend. We invite you to visit our community calendar and our article that lists several things African Americans will not want to miss. We also invite you to subscribe to our newsletter and receive weekly updates of local events, activities and initiatives.

  2. I live in Florence Kentucky and I was wondering where are the best and nice clubs for Black People. I have hear some but I don’t to much in Cincinnati. Thank you. Iba

  3. The Greenwich is the only black-owned I was able to confirm was having a New Year’s Eve celebration on 12/31/18. Can you confirm any others? Thanks!

  4. I live in louisville and i would like hangout in the Da Nati in with the 35 and older grown and sexy crowd. what is a good spot to check out?

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