Moerlein Lager House Restaurant & Brewery

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115 100 Joe Nuxhall Way, Cincinnati, OH, 45202, US

Phone: (513) 421-2337


Prominently situated in the dynamic Smale Riverfront Park, the Moerlein Lager House offers a guest experience unlike any other - a working microbrewery producing a full line of Moerlein craft brews and delectable fare reminiscent of foods served in the city’s celebrated 19th century beer gardens.

The Moerlein Lager House celebrates Cincinnati’s brewing heritage, while growing a new generation of craft beer lovers that enjoy the time-tested traditions of matching freshly brewed beer with freshly made food.

Since its opening along Cincinnati’s riverfront, the Moerlein Lager House has established itself as America’s World-Class Brewpub featuring inspired 19th century dishes to hundreds of guest brews as well as freshly brewed Award Winning Christian Moerlein beer on site.


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Moerlein Lager House Restaurant & Brewery on the Riverfront in Cincinnati
Welcome to the Moerlein Lager House.  We are a spectacular restaurant, brewery and event space in downtown Cincinnati on the banks of the Ohio River in Smale Riverfront Park, next to Great American Ballpark, Heritage Bank Arena, Paul Brown Stadium and adjacent to The Banks lifestyle development. 

Cincinnati's brewing heritage comes alive with our renowned Moerlein beers.  Our name, our beer, and our menu pay tribute to Cincinnati's rich German-American brewing traditions.  Paired with our fantastic views, an event at the Moerlein Lager House will allow locals and out of town guests to appreciate the wonders of the Queen City.  

View our wonderful private dining options at the Moerlein Lager House. The perfect venue for bridal showers, engagement parties, birthdays, corporate events, anniversaries, and more.

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Experience FIRE & ICE at Moerlein Lager House - Ice Bars, Fire Performers and Themed Dinners

Moerlein Lager House announces Fire & Ice weekends on Fridays and Saturdays February 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, and 25 from 5:30-10pm. The event is free to attend and will feature an outdoor ice bar, ice sculptures, fire performers and firepits. Plus, Mixologist Molly Wellmann will curate Fire & Ice cocktails and host themed dinners. Moerlein Lager House Igloos will be available for rent at the event.

Nightly fire performers will light up Fire & Ice with regular performances on lighted podiums set up in the Moerlein Lager House outdoor beer gardens. Along with the fire performers, the area will have an Ice Bar featuring a drink luge, ice displays and firepits. Food and beverage will be available both inside and outside of the Moerlein Lager House. Molly Wellmann curated Fire & Ice cocktails will be available throughout the venue. Moerlein Lager House will also rent their large igloos that can hold up to 14 people during the event. Igloos sessions are every Friday and Saturday in February 5:30-7:30pm and 8-10pm. Igloos can be reserved at

Fire & Ice theme dinners hosted by Mixologist Molly Wellmann will be available as part of the event. Dinners are inside the Moerlein Lager House and include a three course Fire & Ice menu by Chef Nathan Whittington along with three specialty cocktails prepared by Mixologist Molly Wellmann. Plus, a special LED light presentation by our Fire & Ice performers will take place at the dinner. Molly Wellmann will be in person describing how each Fire & Ice cocktail is prepared and how it pairs with each course.

First course
Bruschetta with whipped herb goat cheese, caramelized pears, rocket arugula, and Balsamic Vinegar reduction

FIRE roasted red pepper Braciole - Beef Braciole with fire roasted red peppers, roasted garlic, duxelles, fresh basil leaves, fresh mozzarella. Served with parmesan risotto and grilled lemon asparagus.

Lava cake, brulee banana, salted caramel ice cream, raspberry puree

Molly Wellmann Fire & Ice theme dinners have two seating’s 5:30pm and 8:00pm Saturdays February 4, 11 and 18. Tickets are $79 +10.8% tax/fees and includes gratuity. Tickets for the Molly Wellmann theme dinners can be purchased at

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Visit our website for regular dinner reservations and more information on the Moerlein Lager House

When: February 3, 2023 5:30PM - February 25, 2023 10:00PM
Where: Moerlein Lager House
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Happy Hour

Join us Monday-Friday from 3-6pm for Happy Hour!

Enjoy our $5 Happy Hour menu.

Included items:
- Fresh brewed Moerlein drafts
- House wines
- Well Drinks
- Select Appetizers

When: February 6, 2023 3:00PM - February 10, 2023 6:00PM
Where: Moerlein Lager House
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Mo's Happy Hour and Burger Tuesday - We'll Talk Football and more every Tuesday Live!

ESPN 1530 Radio's Mo Egger will bring his live radio broadcast every Tuesday for Mo’s Happy Hour and Burger Tuesday where we'll talk Bengals, sports and more. Come join Mo Egger's live broadcast and enjoy the Moerlein Lager House $5 Happy Hour Menu from 3-6pm where fresh brewed Moerlein drafts, house wines, well drinks and select appetizers are just $5.

Apps include Chicken wings, fresh made tortillas chips with house made Pico, and our famous friend pickles and sauce. Plus, it's all day burger day at the Lager House with two awesome full-size $8 burgers featuring the Mo Burger and Burreaux Burger.

Burreaux Burger - Perfect for the season, full-size all beef burger with chorizo, roasted red peppers, onions, and creole sauce.
Mo Burger - A full-size all beef burger with house made pimento spread, black pepper aioli, lettuce, tomato, and onion. Add bacon to make it Mo's way!

It really doesn't get any better than this. Sports talk with Mo, Happy Hour and feature burgers all day! Reservations not needed, but recommended at

When: February 7, 2023 3:00PM - 10:00PM
Where: Moerlein Lager House
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Weekend Brunch

Come out Saturday or Sunday for a delicious weekend Brunch!

When: February 11, 2023 10:00AM - February 12, 2023 2:00PM
Where: Moerlein Lager House
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Brewery Tour and Brunch

Join us every Saturday for our weekly Brewery Tour & Brunch!

Each tour is led by a Moerlein Lager House brewer giving you the insight on how beer is brewed on-site at the Moerlein Lager House. The tour will give you a behind-the-scenes looks at our brewhouse, lower-level fermentation hall, grist mill, and serving vessel areas.

You will then dine inside the world-class Moerlein Lager House and choose from our select tour brunch menu and be given a flight of our in-house fresh brewed beers, all for only $25!

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When: February 11, 2023 11:00AM - 1:00PM
Where: Moerlein Lager House
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