Formed in 2012, with the acquisition of his very first nightlife establishment, Ignite Entertainment Cincinnati’s owner, Juan Imeroni, has since created a variety of specialized entertainment destinations in the heart of the Queen City. Each uniquely their own, Ignite‘s warm and inviting spaces are framed for the diverse communities here in Cincinnati through eclectic culinary and imbibing offerings, partnered with exceptional interior design, and friendly and exceptional service.


Cincinnati’s Ignite Entertainment has grown rapidly over the past ten years,
and is proud to serve the Cincinnati Metro area through our stellar restaurants, bars, & cafes. 





Explore the timeline below, and see how we’ve grown!


O’Malley’s in the Alley  January, 2013

Cincinnati’s SECOND oldest watering hole, and everybody’s favorite neighborhood bar!

25 W Ogden Pl, Cincinnati, OH 45202

The Blind Pig   December, 2014

Welcome to The Blind Pig,  known as a modern “speakeasy” because it’s actually located through O’Malley’s in the Alley!  But, sports fans, rejoice!  This bar also boasts the best stadium views in town, and is just a couple blocks walking distance from both sporting venues. 

24 W 3rd St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Gypsy’s Mainstrasse   June, 2014

Across the river is everybody’s favorite Mainstrasse Village destination, Gypsy’s!  Get comfortable with a can of craft beer and a glass of bourbon, and relax with new friends on our expansive patio space!  We’re dog friendly, too! 

 641 Main St, Covington, KY 41011

Lola’s Coffee + Bar   September, 2015

Lola’s Coffee + Bar is our laid back and eclectic coffee shop located underneath The Blind Pig.  Bring your laptop and get some work done in the shop in our cozy atmosphere, with our friendly company behind the bar!  Stick around after you get your work done and let us make you a drink– we have a full bar! 

 24 W 3rd St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Ché OTR    January, 2016

Our casual empanada joint, located in the heart of OTR with a focus on empanadas, craft beer, and a comfortable atmosphere!

1342 Walnut St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Butcher & Barrel   June, 2017

Our Argentine steakhouse in the heart of the downtown Cincinnati Business District.  We love our grilled meats here, but we can’t forget the homemade gnocchi, empanadas, and barrel-aged cocktails!  

700 Race St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

The Birdcage Bar and Lounge  October, 2018

The Birdcage Bar and Lounge took over the old famed Shooter’s space and is the premiere LGBTQ+ destination in the city for drinks, dancing and drag shows!  You can’t NOT dance when you’re here, so grab a tropical cocktail from the bar and hit the dance floor! 

927 Race St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

The View at Shires Garden  July, 2019

Step back in time and visit one of the most historic blocks in Cincinnati!  The View at Shires; Garden is a hip, upscale-approachable bar and restaurant with sprawling views of the riverfront and stadiums!

309 Vine St 10th floor, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Kon Tiki on the Levee   June, 2020

Escape from it all at Kon-Tiki on the Levee, our tiki and tropical oocktail bar located at Newport on The Levee, staring at the Ohio River and the Cincinnati skyline!  Enjoy tropical cocktails and classic tiki drinks with a view that goes for miles!

1 Levee Way Bridgeview Box Park, Newport, KY 41071

Pampas Argentine Gastropub  December, 2020

Inspired by the Argentine countryside, Pampas Argentine Gastropub brings a warm, inviting atmosphere featuring signature cocktails, and entrees presented with eclectic Argentine flair. This neighborhood spot will feel just like home! 

2038 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45208

The Dog Haus   September, 2021

The Westside’s best kept secret since 2004! The perfect game day destination on the Westside, with a brand new 80-inch TV! Ice cold beer, patio seating, and dog-friendly!

494 Pedretti Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45238

Ché Empanadas y Mas  November, 2021

Ché Empanadas y Más brings our famous empanadas from our OG location Ché OTR, to O’Bryonville, complete with a full bar, and authentic Argentine foods prepared from scratch!

3009 O Bryon St, Cincinnati, OH 45208

Shires’ Cafe  March, 2022

A street level reflection of The View at Shires’ Garden, serving the CCA residents, the community and travelers alike, with exceptional coffee and cafe offerings, a full service bar, incidentals, and more!

309 Vine St. 1st Floor Cincinnati, OH 45202