Updated: Mar 15
Hey Cincinnati! We have compiled a short list of some really dope places you can visit that will make you feel like you are in some of these iconic 90s and early 2000s films and television shows.
We hope you enjoy your time spent at each of these locations and tag us when you are there!
Spot 1) The Bar at Palm Court - Inside the Hilton Cincinnati Netherlands Plaza
Located on Carew Tower, 35 W 5th St, Cincinnati, Ohio
This exciting place will have you feeling like you are in the fictional Coco Bongo night club in the film The Mask. Fun fact: The film's lead actor, Jim Carrey owes a night club in real life called Coco Bongo located in Cancun, Mexico!
For more information go to: Hilton Netherland Plaza Downtown Cincinnati Hotel
Spot 2) blaCk Coffee Lounge
Located on 824 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
This welcoming coffee shop will have you feeling like you transported to the fictional hangout spot, The Den in the hit television show Moesha. Not only does this coffee shop offers great beverages, but they also host events such as mental health conversations, karaoke nights, coloring pages for kids and has worked with various organizations around the city to cultivate community building.
Get more information at: (3) BlaCk Coffee Lounge | Cincinnati OH | Facebook
Spot 3) North Star Cafe in Liberty Center
Located on 7610 Sloan Way, Liberty Township, OH 45069
This cute and refreshing cafe will have you and your girls feeling like you are in a brunch scene from Sex in the City. From food and drinks, the spot will have you enjoying a day out all the more!
For more information go to: Liberty Center | Hours + Location | Northstar Cafe: Order Online for Curbside Pickup (thenorthstarcafe.com)
Spot 4) Nostalgia Wine & Jazz Lounge
Located on 1432 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202
This eclectic lively place will not only make you think of 1930s/1940s jazz joints, but I will give you all the Love Jones feels! If you have seen the beautiful black love film, then you know a few of the special scenes were created in the fictional venue The Wild Hare. Not only does Nostalgia offer great cocktails and a transportive atmosphere, but live music, phenomenal DJs and poetry nights as well.
Make reservations at: Nostalgia Wine & Jazz Lounge (nostalgiaotr.com)
Spot 5) Muse Cafe
Located on 3018 Harrison Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45211
Although they do not have an orange couch in their establishment, this artsy cafe will have you and the gang feeling like the cast from FRIENDS. Similar to the fictional Central Perk some evenings, this fun spot offer a ray of events like live music, art history discussions and wine tastings.
For more information go to: Muse Cafe, Events (musecafecincy.com)
Spot 6) Cinema OTR
Located on 1517 Vine St, Cincinnati, Oh 45202
Established in 2021, this spot is always jumping. The bar/lounge is inspired by 90s R&B, hip-hop and iconic Black films. While offering themed social events like Day parties, a dope DJ and themed happy hours, they definitely give a House Party 2 vibe! Hype place to kick it and dance.
Get more information on their social media: Cinema (@cinemaotr) • Instagram photos and videos
We hope you enjoyed this post! Please share it with your friends and let us know when you check out these locations at your leisure. We are looking to make this vibe list longer in the coming months! - CCB