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MOTR Pub

1345 Main St, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 USA

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$$$$
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Open Now
Sun 10a-1a
  • Independent
  • Credit Cards
    Accepted
  • Wheelchair
    Accessible
  • Public
    Restrooms
  • Outdoor
    Seating

“Kick-ass Queen City rock bar.”

We have decades of foggy years promoting local, regional, national and international rock 'n roll shows in the Queen City, and have developed and established such legendary greater-Cinti venues as Sudsy Malones in Corryville during the 90's and the Southgate House in Newport during the 00's. Live music, local bands and promoters, food and drinks!

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Reviewed by
Greg Newkirk

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  • 314 Reviews
  • 329 Helpful
June 09, 2014

This is my favorite bar in Cincinnati. Great atmosphere, loads of free shows, and pinball downstairs! Be sure to go on a Friday between 5-8 and for the happy hour - for ten bucks you can get a huge MOTR burger and a pint. Can't beat it.

3 people found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Joshua Smibert

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  • 126 Reviews
  • 176 Helpful
May 21, 2014

One of my favorite Dive bars/Pubs in Cincinnati's OTR! Live music every night from a different band. Great outdoor patio with fire pits. Friday and Saturday can be insanely busy so get there earlier if you want to sit down.

2 people found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Johanna Flato

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  • 145 Reviews
  • 103 Helpful
September 08, 2014
Rated 4.0

MOTR is the answer any afternoon/evening/night. You can hang out on the patio for hours on end after work drinking ale, play some pinball downstairs, grab a burger and fries, and come back at night for live music and drinks.

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Natalie Akers

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  • 371 Reviews
  • 116 Helpful
August 31, 2014
Rated 4.0

What a great, chill atmosphere. They made a promise to give Cincinnati free, local, music and have definitely delivered. They serve some decent hard ciders here (one of the only places in Cincinnati) and have a nice patio to hang out on after work.

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Stephen Rees

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  • 273 Reviews
  • 245 Helpful
August 31, 2014
Rated 5.0

Hands down my favorite bar in Cincinnati that I've found so far. Instead of being fancy or pretentious like some other OTR places, MOTR is just a tremendously solid place to get beers and a burger with friends. They also have live music (FOR FREE) throughout the week, and draw some pretty big time acts.

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Brandon Kraeling

  • 72 Reviews
  • 21 Helpful
August 22, 2014
Rated 5.0

I'll echo everything the other reviews have said, and add that MOTR has one of the best weekend brunches in the city. Try the biscuits and gravy or breakfast tacos if you like chorizo!

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Joel Schat

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  • 238 Reviews
  • 427 Helpful
July 13, 2014
Rated 4.0

Never had a chance to play the legendary pinball but the MOTR burger is fantastic! Always a good time with friends here but seriously.. the MOTR Burger!

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Dana Newkirk

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  • 298 Reviews
  • 327 Helpful
July 11, 2014
Rated 4.0

If you're hungry get the MOTR burger. It's a giant "made as you like it" burger, topped with an enormous onion-ring and fries. It's seriously big enough to feed 2 people, so come hungry!

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Ken Valuska

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  • 583 Reviews
  • 161 Helpful
May 13, 2014
Rated 4.0

live music and also a great selection of local beers, really cool

1 person found this review helpful

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Derek Neuland

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  • 297 Reviews
  • 128 Helpful
April 11, 2014

This place has two awesome things: pinball in the basement (Metallica and AC DC machines!) and a vegan BLT that is incredible! Even if you eat meat, you'll love the vegan BLT.

1 person found this review helpful

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MOTR Pub

1345 Main St
Cincinnati, Ohio
45202 USA

Hours

Open now until 1:00 am
  • Mon - Fri: 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
  • Sat: 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
  • Sun: 10:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Independent
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Public Restrooms
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Wifi
  • Street Parking
  • Yes Parking

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