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The LBK Mocktail Trail

The LBK Mocktail Trail

In the era of health-conscious Millennials and Gen Z, craft mocktails and non-alcoholic beverages take precedence, signifying a fundamental shift in how these generations approach social drinking. This modern trend signifies a deliberate decision to prioritize well-being while still engaging in the social aspects of savoring a meticulously crafted beverage.

What was once a limited and overlooked category has now become a vibrant and exciting part of the culinary world. Check out the list below to see where you can get zero-proof pours in Lubbock, Texas!

The Nicolett

Named after the first hotel in the area, The Nicolett is inspired by the history of the region, paying homage to West Texas culture and celebrating the revitalization of the area. Chef Finn Walter has worked in the highest echelons of fine dining in the U.S. and abroad during his 20-year career, but Texas has always been his touchstone. His innovative non-alcoholic cocktail program has been featured in Forbes and Food & Wine. 

I Love Yuzu 

Ghia Non-Alcholic Apertif, Yuzu, Topo Chico 

In Fashion

Spiritless 74 Non-Alcoholic Bourbon, Bitters, Orange Extract 

Not a Margarita

Seedlip Grove 42, Fresh Citrus, Tarragon, Maldon Salt

Garden Gimlet

Seedlip Garden 108, Lime, Sage

74 Sour

Spiritless 74 Non-Alcoholic Bourbon, Egg White, Lemon, Luxardo 

Not a Mule

Seedlip Spice 94, Yuzu, Ginger Beer 

Pathfinder Pony

The Pathfinder Hemp & Root, Mexican Coke 

Pondadeta Hop Water

Hopped Pparkling Water

Athletic Brewing Run Wild N/A IPA

Run Wild is the ultimate N/A IPA for craft beer lovers. Brewed with a blend of five Northwest hops, it has an approachable bitterness to balance the specialty malt body. 

The Co-Op Public House

The Co-Op Public House is a farm-to-table restaurant inspired by its indoor hydroponic farm and regional fare. This contemporary restaurant has a stunning atmosphere and some of the best mocktails in Lubbock! 

By The Fire

Cranberry Juice, Apple Cider, Cinnamon Syrup

Pina Chamoya

Chamoy, Passion Fruit, Lime, Coconut Cream, Orange Fanta

Thai Cucumber Spirits

Cucumber, Thai basil, Honey, Ginger Beer, Topochico

Blue Moon Belgian White

The Blue Moon you know and love, without the alcohol. 

Picosos Mexican Kitchen

This upscale Mexican restaurant has an extensive mocktail menu featuring four mocktail flights including Mang Mule, Watermelon, Dragons Berry and Upside Down Pineapple. Voted Lubbock’s best new restaurant, Picosos works to provide guests with top-notch service and food alike. This restaurant’s comfortable atmosphere makes it a great spot to settle down with good company and great meals.

Mango Mule

Mango Puree, Fresh Lime, Mint & Ginger Beer

Lavender Mint Lemonade

Lavender Syrup, Mint, Agave, Lemon Juice & Topped with Club Soda

Shamrock Punch

Kiwi, Simple Syrup, Lime Juice and Topped with Sprite 

Blackberry Mint

Fresh Blackberries, Mint Muddled in Agave, Lime Juice & Topped with Soda Water

Watermelon Mint

Mint Muddled in Watermelon Puree, Lime Juice, Simple Syrup & Topped with Soda Water

Island Breeze 

Just like paradise without the alcohol!

Strawberry Bliss 

A fruity & refreshing classic strawberry daiquiri!

Casa De La Sirena 

Nestled in Cactus Alley Courtyard, Casa De La Sirena serves up a coastal cuisine with a Latin flair. This mother-daughter business prides itself on home-cooked meals and sustainable foods. Casa Da La Sirena’s menu is seasonal, providing some fun pairings to this mocktail lineup. 

Mellow Rita 

Hemp Infused Non-Alcoholic Spirit, Lime Juice, Hibiscus Syrup, Jalepeño 

Shifty Jay

Topo Chico, Lime Juice, Honey Syrup, Angostura Bitters 

Garden Shrub

Lemon-Ginger Shrub, Honey Syrup, Lemon Juice, Ginger Beer, Topo Chico, Sage

Mano Negra

Mano Negra stands as Lubbock’s inaugural and sole Latino-owned nano brewery. Established in January 2021 by Daniel Badillo, the brewery has been a vibrant addition to the community since its inception. Daniel, along with his family, relocated to Lubbock from Puerto Rico in 2014.

Virgin Mojito

Classic mojito flavor without the alcohol!

The Narrow Bar

This modern bar is crafted to provide a unique and sophisticated experience. Happy hour takes place every Monday – Friday from 2 – 6 p.m., making The Narrow Bar a perfect spot to relax and reconnect with great company. Crafted to impress, this mocktail menu has creative options for your enjoyment this season. 

Fauxlada

Fruity Pebbles Green Tea & Sweet Cream

Sgroppino

Lyres Vodka Substitute, Zero Proof Bubbly & Sherbert 

Zero Proof St. Germaine Cocktail 

Jack Rudy Elderflower 

Dry January Mocktails
Pear & Rosemary American Mule

Seedlip Spice 94, Rosemary Infused Pear Juice, Ginger beer & Lime

Magic Mojito 

Seedlip Garden 108, Mint Simple Syrup, Butterfly Pea Flower, Soda & Lime

Cracked Pepper Paloma

Seedlip Grove 42, Grapefruit, Soda, Lemon, Fresh Cracked Pepper

Sgroppino

Seedlip Grove 42, Sero Proof Bubbly & Sherbert 

Goodline Beer Co.

Good Line Beer Co. features a wide selection of non-alcoholic drinks that are sure to satisfy.  With a taproom decorated with local art and an outdoor patio, this is the perfect place to enjoy the vibes of Tech Terrace.

Best Day Brewing Hazy IPA Non-Alcoholic 

Non-alcoholic beer with a strong hop-forward aroma with hints of resinous pine and grapefruit.

Austin Beerworks Hop Water Zero Calorie Sparkling Water

Hop-flavored sparkling water with a juicy, fruity hop character often found in hazy IPAs.

Best Day Brewing Kolsch Style Non-Alcoholic

Non-alcoholic kolsch beer is perfectly balanced by a citrusy hop.

Best Day Brewing West Coast IPA Non-Alcoholic 

Non-alcoholic classic cascade hop aromas of citrus and pine and a bite on the front end.

Shotgun Sue’s Saloon

Inspired by the Wild West, Shotgun Sue’s Saloon is an up-scale cocktail bar that has soon become a staple of the Depot District. Opened in April of 2023 by Vince Casquez and Tim Tremoni, the establishment takes pride in its unique ambiance and exceptional service. Tim, head bartender and Lubbock native, has over 20 years of experience. Renowned for his expertise, he is known for accommodating special requests and effortlessly crafting unique drinks on the spot.

“Free Spirit” Mocktail 

Pathfinder Non-Alcoholic Spirit, Either Fresh Grapefruit, Lemon or Lime Juice, Cinnamon Simple Syrup, a Dash of Guajillo Pepper 

The Fresh American

One of Lubbock’s newest restaurants, this farm-to-table has quickly become a local favorite. The Fresh American cultivates a modern, upscale and comfortable environment through its architecture and interior design. This popular spot runs weekly chef’s specials, providing a great opportunity to try new cuisine. 

Botany & Tonic 

Cucumber, Lemon, Clover, Honey, Elderflower Tonic, Edible Flower Petals 

Fighting Pirate

Blood Orange, Jalapeno, Lime, Rosemary, Simple Syrup, Soda Water

Ruby & Ginger

Ruby Red Grapefruit, Lime, Ginger Syrup, Ginger Beer, Crystalized Ginger 

Stella’s Restaurant

Stella’s Restaurant is an up-scale Italian dining experience with a New York vibe. With an inviting bar and lounge area, an outdoor patio and live music on the weekends, Stella’s is a great place to chat with friends over a mocktail and some pasta.

Strawberry Lime Squeeze

Strawberry Puree, Fresh Lime Juice, Pineapple Juice, White Cranberry Juice, Topped with Soda Water, Sliced Strawberries & Lime Wheel Garnish

Spicy Mockarita

Lime Juice. Non-Alcoholic Triple Sec. Orange Juice, Jalapeno Slices

The Recovery

Orange Juice, Pineapple Juice, Coco Lopez, Nutmeg

Manhatt9n 

Manhatt9n is Lubbock’s first speakeasy that will take you back in time. With a variety of mocktails & eats such as a pretzel charcuterie board, it will not disappoint. Visit their website or social media channels to get the entry password!! 

Strawberry Lime Squeeze

Strawberry Puree, Fresh Lime Juice, Pineapple Juice, White Cranberry Juice, Topped with Soda Water, Sliced Strawberries & Lime Wheel Garnish

Spicy Mockarita

Lime Juice. Non-Alcoholic Triple Sec. Orange Juice, Jalaper’lo Slices

The Recovery

Orange Juice, Pineapple Juice, Coco Lopez, Nutmeg

Midnight Shift

Located in the Cotton Court Hotel in Downtown Lubbock, The Midnight Shift serves locally sourced bar bites, soups, salads, sandwiches and premier entrees, including short ribs, a great ribeye and a classic cheeseburger. With live music every weekend and an outdoor patio, this is the perfect place to grab a mocktail with a friend. 

Strawberry Seedlip Mule

Seedlip Grove 42, Strawberry Syrup, Lime Juice and Ginger Beer

Seedlip Cranberry Margarita 

Seedlip Grove 42, Cranberry Juice, Homemade Margarita Mix and a Salted Rim 

Virgin Seedlip Paloma

Seedlip Grove 42, Grapefruit Juice, Lime Juice, Club Soda and a Tajin Rim 

Seedlip Citrus Spritz

Seedlip Grove 42, Tonic Water, Soda Water and a Fresh Orange Slice 

Heineken 00

The Heineken you know and love, without the alcohol. 

The West Table

Located in the historic Pioneer Building in downtown Lubbock, The West Table is known for its seasonal upscale dining accenting New American cuisine, with a touch of global influence. In 2019, Samuel Morin, known by friends and patrons as Cousin, crafted several zero-proof mocktails with the intent to create a hot spot where everyone is included. (Inside tip: If requested, bartenders love free-styling for guests and take special drink requests)

Cranberry Citrus Spritz

Cranberry Shrub, Rosemary, Lemon Ginger Beer, Salt & Sugar Rim

Palomita Blanca

Lyre’s Agave Spirit, Grapefruit Lime, Jalapeño, Soda, Tajin

Baby Blue

Paying homage to a house favorite, the blueberry gin ramble is tasty and beautiful. This drink offers versatility with profiles highlighting the sweet notes of a homemade blueberry jam, with a robust flavor of lime and ginger beer.

Honey Blossom Collins    

Grove 42, Lemon, Honey, Soda Water

Red Berry Sour 

Spice 94, Cranberry, Raspberry Puree,

Lemon, Egg Whites, Cinnamon & Maple

MORE COMING SOON!!!!

In the era of health-conscious Millennials & Gen Z, craft mocktails & non-alcoholic beverages take precedence, signifying a fundamental shift in how these generations approach social drinking.

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