Kingston’s mocktail & non-alcoholic beverage scene unveiled (Part 2)

By Abbey McCauley

There is an enticing world of non-alcoholic drinks in Kingston, Ontario. Whether you are the designated driver or in the mood to try something different, Kingston’s mixologists have something to satisfy your thirst and curiosity.  

Read on to discover more local mocktail and non-alcoholic beverage spots in Kingston.  

Miss Bao’s non-alcoholic Supersonic G&T.

Miss Bao Restaurant & Cocktail Bar  

286 Princess Street 

Miss Bao has an extensive, Asian-fusion inspired cocktail menu that can be made non-alcoholic at your request. Taste bursts of tropical and floral flavours while sipping the Mango Blossom or make a bold choice with the smoky and nutty Smoked Umé Mezcal-Rita. Ask for their weekly offer mocktail if you want to try something new!  

Open: Thu – Sat (5 – 11 pm), Sun (5 – 10 pm)  

View drink menu | Contact: 613-545-0123  

Go Italian  

2815 Princess Street  

Sip on refreshing, non-alcoholic concoctions that embody the essence of Italy at GO Italian. The atmosphere is comfortable yet sophisticated, making it a perfect place to partake in one of their mocktails. The Raspberry Spritz (muddled raspberries, lemonade, and soda water) is tart and refreshing, while the Cosmo-tini Mocktail (cranberry juice, orange juice, bar lime) is fruity and sweet. Both pair perfectly with GO Italian’s comfort food.  

Open: Mon – Wed (11:30 am – 7 pm), Thu – Sat (11:30 am – 8 pm)  

View drink menu | Contact: 613-766-1200 

Atomica Kitchen & Cocktails  

71 Brock Street  

Cotemporary mocktails are waiting for you at Atomica Kitchen. Their non-alcoholic creations have citrus flavours and bubbly add-ins. Local favourites include the Mango Mule (ginger beer, mango and lime juice, grapefruit, and 7UP) and Sunshine Up North (pineapple and lime juice, hibiscus simple syrup, and soda).  

Open: Sun – Wed (4 – 9 pm), Thu (4 – 10 pm), Fri – Sat (noon – 10 pm)  

View drink menu | Contact: 613-530-2118 

The Social YGK  

1600 Bath Road  

Looking for live music, social games, trivia, and pub food all while you sip on a mocktail? Take a trip to The Social YGK. Their mocktails feature unique add-ins such as cucumber syrup and white grape juice. We recommend you try Bright Eyes (Seedlip, grapefruit juice, tonic water, and cucumber syrup).  

Open: every day (10 am – 1 am)  

View drink menu | Contact: 613-634-5527  

Chez Piggy’s PB + J mocktail.

Chez Piggy  

68 Princess Street  

For more than 40 years, Chez Piggy has been a downtown favourite for both locals and visitors. “The Pig” has inclusive beverage offerings, from virgin classics to creative mocktails. Their menu includes Electric Linen (Seedlip grove 42, Tuscan Tree elderflower aperitivo, butterfly pea flower, cucumber, rhubarb, and lemonade) and Kentucky Fog (Seedlip grove 42, lemon, cardamom, peach and bergamot meringue).  

Open: Mon Sat (11:30 am – 9 pm), Sun (10 am – 9 pm)  

Contact: 613-549-7673  

Tie One On Creativity Bar  

1329 Gardiners Road, Suite 109 

Calling all artistic mocktail lovers! Order a mocktail and get your craft on at Kingston’s only do-it-yourself crafting bar. They have two delicious beverages on their zero-proof menu: Skip a Stitch (Seedlip Spice zero proof spirit, ginger beer, and lemon) and Landscape Sketches (Seedlip Garden zero proof cocktail with Loon kombucha tea and soda).  

Open: Tues – Fri (3 – 9 pm), Sat (noon – 9 pm), Sun (noon – 6 pm)  

View drink menu | Contact: 613-384-3959  

Something in the Water Brewing Co. 

275 Princess Street  

The winner of New Brewery of Year for 2022 at The Canadian Brewers Choice Awards, Something in the Water thrives on curiosity, creating drinks that are as inviting and delicious as they are unexpected. They recently developed a non-alcoholic beverage line called Meltwater. The line features uniquely flavoured sparkling iced teas and sparkling hopped waters. Meltwaters are available to order online or for purchase at the taproom.  

Open: Tues Thu (3 pm – midnight), Fri Sat (noon – 2 am), Sun (noon – 9 pm)  

Contact: 613-542-4222 

The Backyard’s Strawberry Sunrise mocktail.

The Backyard Patio Bar & Grill  

285 Queen Street  

Sample a burst of summer in a glass, as you bask in the sunshine on The Backyard’s patio. This patio offers dining and drinking in downtown Kingston. Their signature non-alcoholic beverage is the Strawberry Sunrise mocktail. If you are looking for something simpler, they also have a variety of non-alcoholic beer which pair perfectly with their snacks and sharable appetizers.  

Open: Wed – Sun (noon – 11 pm)  

Contact: 613-530-2550  

Tango Nuevo’s Sweet Basil Lemonade, Hibiscus Iced Tea, Nuevo Sangria, and Strawberry Lemin Soda mocktails.

Tango Nuevo  

331 King Street East  

Tango Nuevo is loved by locals for their huge selection of tapas and charcuterie. The hidden gem here is their fantastic mocktail list, which ranges from their classic non-alcoholic Nuevo Sangria to delicious signature creations like the Sweet Basil Lemonade, Hibiscus Iced Tea, and Strawberry Lemon Soda. For those looking to celebrate, they also have a non-alcoholic champagne.  

Open: Sun Thu (11:30 am – 11 pm), Fri Sat (11:30 am – midnight)  

Contact: 613-548-3778  

Curate.Social’s the Elements mocktail.


340 King Street East 

Drink a mocktail while shopping and socializing at Curate.Social. This boutique offers experiential shopping, complete with a bar where you can enjoy a beverage. Sample the Elements, a cucumber lime mocktail, or the Yin & Yang, made with homemade spice syrup, lemon juice, and ginger beer. You are encouraged to drink, shop, and socialize with your family and friends at Curate.Social.  

Open: Tues Thu (11 am – 5 pm), Fri Sat (11 am – 6 pm)  

Contact: 613-549-8080 


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