There are plenty of lovely and lively places to eat and drink in Washtenaw County, many of which serve non-alcoholic cocktails, aka “mocktails.”
Below is a list of places in Washtenaw County that offer mocktails or other non-alcoholic (NA) drinks.
This locally owned restaurant on Main Street offers two mocktails. These include the Mockingbird Cobbler with blackberry, lemon, honey, and mint and the Tiny House on Mars with of passion fruit, lemon, sage shrub, and soda. These fruity mocktails perfectly pair with the restaurant’s diverse menu.
207 S. Main Street, Ann Arbor.
Hours: 4pm-11pm Monday through Thursday; 4 p.m.-12 a.m. on Friday and Saturday; 4 p.m.-10 p.m. on Sunday.
A newer addition to the Ann Arbor scene, North Star Lounge is an expansion of beloved vegan restaurant Detroit Street Filling Station.
In addition to a delicious vegan menu, North Star offers four flavorful mocktails, including the Mango Mule, Grapefruit Ginger Fizz, Lavender Lemonade and Ceylon Arnold Palmer. Enjoy these drinks while listening to great live music at North Star Lounge settled in the heart of Ann Arbor.
301 N. Fifth Avenue, Ann Arbor.
Hours:5 p.m.-11 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Sunday.
Root offers non-alcoholic drinks made to order to create a unique experience for each individual. This high-energy bar often features live DJs, and cultivates a high-end vibe in downtown Ann Arbor.
210 S. First street, Ann Arbor.
Hours: 8 p.m.-2 .a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.
Bar Bene only offers non-alcoholic drinks at every event they cater. Check out and register for their upcoming event on Friday, May 5 at Hathaway’s Hideaway.
Bar Bene is available for catering in addition to hosting monthly alcohol free cocktail socials. In addition to cocktails they also offer NA beer and sparkling wine. Visit their menu here or learn more about Bar Bene at barbene.org.
Zingerman’s Roadhouse offers a diverse menu of non-alcoholic beverages.
Their seasonal zero-proof drinks, called “Free Spirits” offer something for everyone with fruity and flowery offerings, a Paloma without alcohol, a bottled beer called Brooklyn Brewing Hoppy Amber, and so much more. Check out their full non-alcoholic drink menu here.
2501 Jackson Avenue, Ann Arbor.
Hours: 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 8 a.m.-10 p.m. on Fridays; 9 a.m.-10 p.m. on Saturdays; 9 a.m.-9 p.m. on Sundays.
Bridge Community Cafe offers four handcrafted mocktails: the Bridge Margarita (hibiscus, lime, jalapeno, tonic water), Depot Town Tea (barley tea, ginger, lemon, hop water), La Avenida (sumac, lemon, aquafaba, hop water, topped with tajin gummies) and the Michigan Refresher (ginger, basil, cucumber, lime, aquafaba, tonic water).
Their ingredients are house made, fresh, and a perfect fit with the rest of their fun menu.
217 W. Michigan Avenue, Ypsilanti.
Hours: 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. every day, in addition to 6-11 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays.
While not on the menu, The Last Word is able to transform some of the drinks off of their expansive cocktail menu into mocktails, and change the price accordingly.
Ask for their options next time you visit this high-end bar and restaurant.
301 W. Huron Street, Ann Arbor.
Hours: 5 p.m.-1 a.m. Monday through Thursday; 5 p.m.-2 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays.
Seva, known for its staple vegetarian cuisine, has five mocktails in addition to four non-alcoholic spirits. These include a mock amaretti sour, mock salty dog and more.
All of the mocktails are fresh and diverse from Turmeric Tonic for turmeric lovers to Solar Blast with orange and grapefruit for those looking for a citrus-NA drink. Check out their full drink menu here.
2541 Jackson Avenue, Ann Arbor.
Hours: 11am-9pm Monday through Saturday.
Bobcat Bonnie’s has been a longtime Ypsilanti staple, providing good eats and great vibes. They offer seven diverse non-alcoholic drink option including a strawberry-rosemary spritzer, blackberry lavender lemonade, blue lagoon, Jalapeno “paloma,” berry “mojit,” Athletic Brewing Co. (with <0.5% alcohol) and a hot cocoa.
200 W. Michigan Avenue, Ypsilanti.
Hours: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays; 11 a.m.-11 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m.-11 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.