For those participating in Dry January after a buzzy, indulgent holiday season or just skipping cocktails, the Miami hot spots are featuring mouthwatering alcohol-free options that will have you forget they are alcohol-free. So, whether it's to make mindful decisions or you wanna shed those extra calories, we've compiled a list of the most perfect spots around
Florida to indulge in delicious mocktails.
Sushi by Bou Brickell
Recently opened Sushi by Bou located in SLS Brickell serves up a selection of mocktails
amongst its timed and elevated omakase experience.
You may not find these three drinks on the menu just yet, but be sure to ask the bartender for any of these alcohol-free choices. The Galaxy is a tall purple dream, while the Shiso Fly and the Easy Peasey are mixed with shiso leaves for a citrusy twist.
The Deck at Island Gardens
Miami’s most treasured waterfront destination The Deck at Island Gardens is a scenic hotpot for upscale dining and entertainment, not compromising quality when it comes to its mocktails.
While catching stunning views of Biscayne Bay and Downtown Miami, kick back and relax with the sweetened Lighthouse ($10), made with coconut water, strawberry, homemade raspberry syrup, vanilla essence and lemon juice. For former Margarita lovers, enjoy the Virgin Sea’s ($10), with fresh muddled mint, homemade blueberry lavender syrup, lime juice and soda water.
Enjoy Chotto Matte’s innovative food menu with its delicious nonalcoholic sips –
so good, you won’t even know the difference!
The zesty Wabi-No-Sabe ($12) features flavors from the nonalcoholic spirit Seedlip Garden, aji Inca, acacia honey, kumquat, grapefruit and lemonade. The tropical Flor De La Pasión ($12) is made with passion fruit, mango, elderflower and mint. In the mood for a fresh and fruity vibe? Try the Chicha Enamorada ($12) with Seedlip Spice, peach, chicha orgeat and lemon topped off with ginger ale.
Mixologist Vanessa Serrano from Downtown Miami’s intimate bar with a focus on natural wine, local craft beers and fresh pressed cocktails is kicking off Dry January with two signature mocktails: Jamaican Power with spiced hibiscus and lime and This Minty Cucu
with cucumber, lemongrass and lime.
Guests can also catch a buzz without the booze with a bite from Saloni Bar’s new Delta 8 Desserts (a naturally occurring psychoactive substance found in the Cannabis sativa plant) menu featuring a variety of flavors like Blueberry Cookies, Vanilla Wedding Cake and Malibu Rum.
Wine isn't the only great pairing for pasta – Bar Manager William McCarty is sharing secrets to his flavorful Chai Cider mocktail that offers notes of spiced cinnamon, apple and honey. No doubt this mocktail will get you into the holiday mood without the hangover!
Teatro at the Adrienne Arsht Center
Teatro sets the stage for theatergoers to enjoy pre- or post-show drinks and bites in an avant-garde, sexy ambiance. Ask your server about mocktails like the Seedlip Mr. Howard, named after Stewart Howard, one of the first people in the world to serve Seedlip. It is made with Seedlip Spice, grapefruit juice, simple syrup and lime juice.
Villa Azur Miami Beach
Mango Madness - $14
Mango Purée l Lime l Ginger l Egg White l Fever Tree Soda l Caramelized Foam
Sexy Fish Miami Mocktails
Elderflower & Raspberry - $15
Elderflower l Raspberry l Chardonnay l Dry Aperitif l Miraculous Foamer
For a drink with a zing, savor the Varanasi - a concoction of Black tea, pineapple syrup, lemon, a dash of Tabasco, and a tantalizing finish topped with ginger ale.