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NYC Sober Weekend Getaway Guide

NYC is the city that never sleeps and there’s an endless array of things to do. We’ve rounded up some spots so you can create your own memorable getaway.

Where to Stay

This gem of a boutique hotel is in Midtown Manhattan’s Garment District. The 22-story property has intimate, luxurious rooms. Even better, the central location is close to so many popular attractions. If you want to hang out at the hotel,

check out the ABK hotel bar and eatery or the chic Spyglass Rooftop Bar.

What to expect:

Spyglass Rooftop Bar and AKB hotel bar have booze-free cocktails

Set on New York’s West side near the new Hudson Yards development, the Pendry is

a contemporary hotel that’s a stylish place to stay. With a distinctive rippled façade and warm contemporary interiors, the spot has a sophisticated vibe and all the perks you expect. It’s also close to the highline and

What to expect:

Bar Pendry and the Garden Room have non-alcoholic cocktails on their menus

Where to Eat

A contemporary look and energetic vibe are a fabulous backdrop for chef Marc Forgione’s food. The straightforward American style menu has plenty of bold flavors and playful touches. Menus change frequently Forgione highights fresh ingredients long with local farmers and purveyors so the menu changes frequently.

What to Expect:

They have a NA cocktails along with Einbecker Brauherren NA Pilsner, and Athletic Brewing Co. "Run Wild" NA IPA.

Reservations are recommended.

Funky and hip, Toro Loco has a festive atmosphere and great food that goes beyond the basic taco. (Of course, you can get those too!) The Mexican-inspired cocktail bar and restaurant is famous for its food, margaritas and Sunday bottomless brunch. There’s even a drag show on Sundays!

What to Expect:

They have Heineken 0.0 and can make you a NA margarita.

Be sure to make reservations, especially for brunch!

Sip on a crafted mocktail and sample some Italian food at the lively West Village landmark. Dante is a great place to gather for breakfast, lunch, dinner or just to take breather from shipping or sightseeing.

What to Expect:

Dante has a fabulous menu of signature non-alcoholic cocktails crafted with a variety of NA spirits.

Come for the “it” vibe but stay for the seasonal Italian food inspired by Tuscany. This place melds a neighborhood atmosphere with a trendy feel that’s fabulous for food and hanging out. Lots of the seasonal items come from a rooftop garden and a Dutchess County farm.

What to Expect:

The drink menu features a selection of NA options including a Gala Spritz, Temperance Hot Toddy, and more.

Have a big group? Be sure to make a reservation!

Where to Party

This iconic East Village cocktail bar is known for its inaccessibility, hidden away behind a phone booth inside Crif Dogs. Want to get in? Call from the phone booth in the neighboring spot. Of course, you can always make a reservation too.

What To Expect:

They have Brooklyn Brewery Special Effects NA beer and a non-alcoholic cocktail list featuring Seedlip.

This self-described “greatest cocktail bar in the universe” is a sparkling party oasis in the

southbound 1 train subway entrance. Go underneath the Duane Reade and escape from the gritty subway atmosphere to this fun spot featuring dim lighting, neon lights and a disco ball.

What To Expect:

They have an NA drink list.

Where to Play

Why venture out to Brooklyn? For the Brooklyn Bowl! This place is known for fun of all kinds, starting with 16 lanes of bowling and topped off with unforgettable live music. Check out the calendar to see what shows are on. There’s daytime family bowling on weekends but after 6 pm it’s a strictly 21+ spot.

What to Expect:

They have NA cocktails on the menu.

Be sure to book in advance to make sure you can get in!

Fall down the rabbit hole into the story of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. This immersive art exhibit has secret rose gardens, mad tea parties, and a living gallery that puts you inside the frame. Every inch of the massive 26,000 square foot Wonderland Dreams exhibit is hand-painted, in a special 3D painting style which makes everything look like a 2D work of art.

What to Expect:

You must book your tickets in advance

Where to Relax

When it’s time for a little personal R&R, THE WELL New York is an uber chic and relaxing choice. This wellness oasis in the middle of New York City offers just about anything you might need to relax and reboot. It offers functional medicine consultations, massage and Biologique Recherche facials, yoga and meditation classes, personal training, acupuncture and more!

What To Expect:

Head to their website for their class schedule and bookings.

Find pure relaxation in the bustling heart of TriBeCa at the AIRE Ancient Baths. Immerse yourself in a series of sensations and baths of different temperatures. Located in a restored 1883 textile factory, this oasis of tranquility will transport you to the ancient times of the Roman, Greek and Ottoman bath traditions.

What to Expect:

You must book your visit in advance and they have options for massages and couples experiences.


You can find all these locations and more on our app Sober Space, available on Apple & Android.

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