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Mocktails and Non-Alcoholic Options in South End

There's nothing like kicking back with a refreshing drink in hand. There are plenty of places in South End to quench your thirst without booze. Check out the neighborhood mocktail roundup and get sipping.

Learn more about how restaurants and bars are adapting to the rise in demand for mocktails, or "zero-proof" cocktails.


The chef-driven menu and eclectic atmosphere will make you feel like you're the main character in NYC. Ask for the "bartenders choice" to have a drink made specially for you based on your favorite flavors. Pro tip: sit at the bar on Monday's and get 20% off your order!

Pins Mechanical

Get your game on at Pins, where duckpin bowling and pinball are all the rage. The best part? You get to keep the glass when you order off their mocktail menu.


Bring your four-legged friends to Skiptown, where mocktails are made and tails are wagging. There are doggo approved drinks for everyone, including your pups! 


You'll be soy into the spirit-free menu at O-Ku. Grab half priced sushi on Monday's and Wednesday's from 4-7 pm and enjoy Asian inspired drinks. 


Explore the vegetarian-inspired menu and mocktail menu at Alchemy, and sip while you roam around the attached art gallery. Alchemy hosts a DJ inside the restaurant and an open-studio experience every First Friday of the month as part of Gallery Crawl. 

The Wine Loft

Whether you're looking for a drink or just in the mood for a small plate, The Wine Loft has you covered. Although not on the menu, The Wine Loft offers a variety of "zero-proof" spirits and can whip up non-alcoholic drinks based on classic cocktails. Ask for the zero-proof daquiri, zero-proof gimlet, or the "no" fashioned.


Walk towards the water tower in the Design Center and find Elsewhere, a premier craft cocktail (and mocktail!) bar in the neighborhood. Elsewhere offers "zero-proof" tequila, which they use to make drinks like the smoky, sweet, and spicy "so fun" mocktail. Be sure to check out the other non-alcoholic options on their menu!

Other Options

Kombucha is a healthy, alcohol-free alternative to beer. Locally owned UpDog Kombucha can be found at several South End locations, including Inner Peaks Rock ClimbingEight + Sand Kitchen, Stable Hand, Roots, Lincoln's Haberdashery, Sycamore Brewing, and QC Pour House, and Resident Culture Brewing!

Cold-pressed juices are satisfying, colorful, and healthy. Head to Green Brothers Juice, Living Kitchen, or Clean Juice if you want some plant power in your cup. 

Lincoln Street Kitchen + Cocktail has a variety of natural sodas with unique flavors. Bonus, the restaurant has one of the best rooftop views in South End. 

Greenlife Remedies sells a variety of CBD infused drinks. The best part? Greenlife has a sippin' Saturday special where all drinks are 10% off!


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