The 5 Best Downtown Bars in Hamilton, OH

Enjoying the night in some of the best bars in Hamilton is one of the things you should not miss while you are on vacation here. Hamilton City is the county seat of Butler County, southwestern Ohio. It is known as the “City of Sculpture” with the many installations throughout the city. BBOnline recommends the following downtown bars you can try.

Ryan’s Tavern
241 High Street
Hamilton, OH 45011
(513) 737-2200

Ryan’s Tavern is an authentic Irish pub located in an historic building in downtown Hamilton, just a few minutes away from your Hamilton Bed and Breakfast. There is a long list of Irish and American food and drinks in the menu including ale for which the Irish are popular. The tavern provides live musical entertainment. There are flat screen televisions dedicated to sports and a large screen television to show special events. The dining room, downstairs bar and upstairs bar open at different times during the week.

Shenanigans Bar and Grill
4041 Pleasant Avenue
Hamilton, OH 45015
(513) 867-8999

Shenanigan’s Bar is a neighborhood bar that serves a variety of different food such as hoagies, burgers, sandwiches and pizza. All these will go well with your favorite selection in their full bar that has liquor, wine, foreign and domestic beers and whatever cocktails the friendly bartender can mix up for you. You can keep yourself entertained at the bar with a choice of five televisions, darts, video golf machine and a juke box with several music selections. The place opens Monday to Wednesday at 3 p.m. and Thursday to Saturday at 12 p.m.

Jen’s Bar and Grill
4047 Hamilton Middletown Road
Hamilton, OH 
(513) 894-5637

Jen’s boasts of having the longest happy hour allowed by law starting 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. The bar has several choices of food on the menu including pizza, salads, wings, hoagies and jumbo double deckers. The full bar serves your choices of bar mixes, liquor, wines and domestic and imported beer. There is nightly live music entertainment including karaoke on Tuesday nights. Jen’s is open 11 to 2:30 a.m. Monday to Saturday and 11 a.m. to midnight on Sundays.

Easy’s in the Village
241 N 3rd Street
Hamilton, OH 45011
(513) 893-3279

One of the bars in Hamilton that you should try while staying at your Hamilton Inn is Easy’s. The atmosphere is warm and friendly with very accommodating staff. The extensive menu features food choices such as specialty pizzas and hot pepper cheese steak. The full bar serves several drink choices excluding draft beer but including specialty mixed drinks like Village Bombs. Wednesday is karaoke night, Fridays and Saturdays are live DJ nights but on other nights, the jukebox provides entertainment.

Towne Pub
341 S B Street
Hamilton, OH 45013
(513) 896-9166

Towne Pub is known as one of the best kept secret bars in Hamilton and is a short walk to your Hamilton inn. The neighborhood bar has an assortment of imported ales and microbrews with reasonable prices. It is just a single room but comes with great beer, a jukebox to provide entertaining music and a TV to watch your favorite sports game.