Mocktails and non-alcoholic drinks have grown in popularity around the Ann Arbor area. Whether for their delicious flavors or having social inclusion without any side effects, the mocktail scene is an inclusive treat for those wanting to have a sober good time.  

For this blog, we’re highlighting bars, pubs, breweries, and restaurants that provide delicious mocktails for you to enjoy.

Note: Drinks may be seasonal and are subject to change. Ask your waiter or bartender for current options! 

Ashley’s Ann Arbor 

Ashleys exterior

For over 40 years, Ashley's has been a premier business in Ann Arbor. The State Street restaurant boasts a delicious non-alcoholic list with options like the Blackberry Fauxito and the Pineapple Raspberry Ginger Fizz, both visually delightful and tasty. Ashley's remains a popular destination for customers to enjoy a variety of drinks. 

North Star Lounge

North Star Lounge is Ann Arbor’s intimate music venue and vegan bar. The lounge, with daily live entertainment and unique events like Drag Bingo, also offers an eclectic menu of mocktails. One standout is the “Persephone’s Tale,” a refreshing blend of Pomegranate juice, grenadine, lime juice, and muddled mint leaves, topped with soda water, perfectly suited to the venue’s high-energy environment. 

Black Pearl Ann Arbor 

The Black Pearl menu features a bevy of mocktails like the “Agave You My All,” which pairs well with the Atlantic Misoyaki Salmon. The restaurant also features a list of non-alcoholic versions of their cocktail and spirit-free beverages for you to enjoy. 

Salt Springs Brewery (Saline) 

Menu and drinks at Mash ypsilanti

Even breweries in the area offer delicious drinks for everyone. Salt Springs Brewery, located in Saline, has a selection of mocktails to choose from. Ask for their zero-spirit drink menu, which includes longtime classics like the non-alcoholic Shirley Temple. 

Rabbit Hole at Root

This nightclub boasts an impressive menu of mocktails for those who want to enjoy the nightlife without having any alcohol. Rabbit Hole at Root is one of Ann Arbor’s newest bars, with a rotating menu that includes zero-proof drinks like their “Young Bird.” Enjoy a zero-proof mocktail and dance to music from their roster of DJs. 

Miss Kim 

This Ann Arbor-based Korean restaurant offers a menu stacked with filling and flavorful foods. For those wanting to enjoy a beverage with their friends, Miss Kim offers a number of non-alcoholic drinks like their Kung Sunshine Spritz, which costs less than any alcoholic beverage on their menu.  

Mash (Ypsilanti) 

Menu and drinks at Mash ypsilanti

Mash is Ypsilanti’s resident bourbon, whiskey, and beer bar, offering a diverse range of alcoholic beverages. However, the popular pub provides non-drinkers with a healthy list of zero-proof drinks such as the “Mash Buck,” which features free-spirit bourbon, ginger beer, lime, and candied ginger. 

Haymaker Public House

Want to watch University of Michigan pick up their win without participating in the drinking buzz? Stop by Haymaker Public House and take your pick of the litter, as their mocktail menu is extensive and flavorful. We recommend trying the Cinn-a-mazin’ drink to enjoy its cinnamon, blueberry, lemon, blood orange bitters, and soda goodness.  

The Rumpus Room (Chelsea)  

Enjoy live music and a lively atmosphere at The Rumpus Room in Chelsea. This bar provides unique events like its monthly karaoke night and a fun set of mocktail options like the “Guppy Bowl,” which comes in a fish bowl and features some sweet treats. 


Hopcat exterior sign

This popular restaurant chain is a quality Ann Arbor area destination for providing thirst-quenching beverages. With a spirit-free menu, HopCat offers new drinks such as the alcohol-free Infinity Margs, which combine zero-proof Reposado tequila with lime juice, orange juice, and agave nectar. 

If you’re looking for more places to grab your next non-alcoholic drink, check out this blog which highlights mocktails and spirit-free drinks around Ypsilanti.  


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