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Where to find a great mocktail in Austin

Whether you’re sober curious or fully alcohol-free, these 20+ Austin businesses serve up delicious mocktails you won’t want to miss.

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Uchibā's Shokuzen features Giffard Aperitif, zero-proof “pinot noir,” and citrus oleo.

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Whether or not you’re participating in Dry January, knowing a spot with a great mocktail is always a handy trick to have up your sleeve.

If you’re looking for a spot to visit with an alcohol-free friend, trying to go light on the booze after the holidays, or just hankering for a delicious and refreshing drink, here are 20+ mocktail spots in Austin. These drinks are so great, you just might try them in February, too.

Zero-proof drink spots

Uchi, 801 S. Lamar. Blvd.; Uchiko, 4200 N. Lamar Blvd; and Uchibā, 601 W. 2nd St. | All three restaurants from the Hai Hospitality group offer non-alcoholic beverages with Japanese flavors like yuzu and and elderflower — check each restaurant’s menu for a complete list.

Cosmic Coffee + Beer Garden, 121 Pickle Rd., and Cosmic Saltillo, 1300 E. 4th St. | In addition to coffee drinks, you can also get teas, frescas, and frozen limeades to sip.

Midnight Cowboy, 313 E. 6th St. | This Downtown speakeasy offers a zero-proof menu in a moody setting, with alcohol-free gin and whiskey drinks.

Three glasses on a wooden table with different colored mocktails in each.

Loro’s mocktail options are perfect for patio sipping.

Photo by Jacob Ostrowski, provided by Loro

Loro, 2115 S. Lamar Blvd. | Try a ginger cooler, the zero-proof Pina Horchata, or the Spicy Cucumber with lime, yuzu, and ghost agave.

True Food Kitchen, 222 West Ave., Ste. HR100 | Enhance your brunch with a drink from this Downtown restaurant’s zero-proof menu of cocktails, juices, or spritzers.
Try this: Non-Collins featuring Seedlip Spice 94, pomegranate, blood orange, and lime

Vic & Al’s, 2406 Manor Rd. | Wash down one of Vic & Al’s delicious Cajun dishes (we recommend the red bean fritters) with a seasonal mocktail.

Meanwhile Brewing, 3901 Promontory Point Dr. | This popular south Austin spot offers a range of mocktails with creative flavors in support of the SIMS Foundation.
Try this: Simsply Bulletproof Sesame featuring frozen black sesame, Moroccan mint tea reduction, and brown butter fig syrup.

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Sans Bar offers a range of alcohol-free drinks every Friday.

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Sans Bar, 918 Congress Ave. | Order whatever you like, because everything on the menu at this innovative, Fridays-only bar is alcohol-free.

The Roosevelt Room, 307 W. 5th St. | Try the orange-based Glitter & Marigold, beachy Castaway, or zero-proof Na’Groni at this lauded local cocktail spot.

Taquero Mucho, Multiple locations | This pretty-in-pink Tex Mex restaurant serves a range of fruity mocktails.
Try this: Mango mojito with mint, simple syrup, and lime

The mocktails at Armadillo den

Try the mocktails at the popular south Austin bar Armadillo Den.

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Armadillo Den, 10106 Menchaca Rd. | Mocktails come on draft at this massive outdoor bar, which also has food trucks and live music.
Try this: Frescadillo Paloma, featuring grapefruit, guava, fresh lime juice, and sea salt

Bouldin Creek Cafe, 1900 S. 1st St. | In addition to an expansive coffee and tea menu, this south Austin cafe offers juices, refreshers, CBD drinks, and non-alcoholic beer.

Joann’s Fine Foods, 1224 S. Congress Ave. | Although this SoCo spot has impressive mezcal and tequila menus, they also serve up several kinds of fresh juices and smoothies.

El Cockfight, 121 E. 5th St. | Try this new rooftop spot’s Dry January menu, which includes the Rosa Melo with fresh strawberry puree, lemon, balsamic vinegar, basil, and agave.

An organic matcha on a table at Hillside Farmacy

An Organic Matcha from Hillside Farmacy is the perfect way to start your morning.

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Hillside Farmacy, 1209 E. 11th St. | This brunch spot offers several creative soda flavors (with the option to add CBD) and other non-alcoholic beverages.

The Peacock, 600 W. 2nd St. | This must-try Mediterranean restaurant offers a spirit-free cocktail list complete with a honey thyme lemonade, strawberry-balsamic shrub, and Peacock dandy.

Yard Bar, 6700 Burnet Rd. | Both you and your pup will have a barking good time at this northside space that serves four non-alcoholic cocktail options.
Try this: Afternoon Delight, featuring Seedlip Garden, grapefruit, and cucumber mint syrup

Maie Day, 1603 S. Congress Ave. | Try the Chai Chai Slide or the peppermint Ferngully at this SoCo steakhouse.

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Vinaigrette offers a range of health-centered mocktails and non-alcoholic drinks.

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Vinaigrette, 2201 College Ave. | Take your pick from this health-centered restaurant’s list of sodas, tinctures, tonics, and teas.
Try this: Earth Bite, featuring red beet, ginger, pineapple, lime, bitters, and soda

Lazy Daze, 5330 Menchaca Rd. | Enjoy a non-alcoholic, CBD infused Ranch Water, a CBD kombucha, or a CBD iced tea at this south Austin coffee shop and store.

The Well, Multiple locations | This spot, known for sustainable and healthy dishes, offers both a low ABV and zero-proof drinks list.

Stock your home bar

There are plenty of non-alcoholic spirits, mixers, and syrups to help you mix your own delicious mocktails at home. Try these Austin-based brands for your next nightcap:

Slow Luck Non-Alcoholic Spirits | Produced in Austin by service industry professionals, Slow Luck spirits are hand-bottled and gluten-free.

SoCo Ginger Beer | Buy this tasty mixer — which comes in several flavors, including jalapeño lime — at dozens of shops across the city.

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Try a mocktail using Jalisco 55, which comes from the Austin-based company Spiritless.

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Spiritless | This non-alcoholic spirit is the perfect replacement for whiskey and tequila drinks. The women-owned and award-winning company is from Kentucky, but recently moved its headquarters to Austin.

St. Cecilia’s Daytripper | Bring some citrus-flavored sunshine to your drink with this local, women-made soda.

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Dear Dry Drinkery is Austin’s first non-alcoholic bottle shop.

Photo by Caitlin Rounds, provided by Dear Dry Drinkery

Dear Dry Drinkery | Austin’s first non-alcoholic bottle shop offers a wide range of delicious, zero-proof beverages for purchase and hosts mixology classes.

Liber & Co. | This Austin-based brand offers a range of cocktail syrups, including Chai Spice Tea Syrup, Caramelized Fig Syrup, and Lemon Lavender Cordial.