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SF's Best for Healthy Cocktails

From a celery gimlet to candied beet mimosa, these San Francisco cocktail specialists serve up drinks with a twist of health benefits.

  • Aziza
    • Moroccan
    • Outer Richmond
    Food
    27
    Decor
    23
    Service
    25
    Cost
    $77

    This Outer Richmond spot showcases muddled herbs, veggies, and spices on its cocktail menu, with drinks called the Sugar Snap Pea, Red Bell Pepper, Wild Arugula, Almond, Celery, Cilantro, and more.

  • Blackbird
    • Cocktail Bar
    • The Castro
    Atmo.
    25
    Decor
    24
    Service
    23
    Cost
    M

    Try the Celery Gimlet with gin, Genepy, elderflower, lime, celery, and celery bitters.

  • AQ Restaurant & Bar
    • American
    • SoMa
    Food
    25
    Decor
    25
    Service
    24
    Cost
    $85

    This SoMa Californian is all about market-fresh ingredients on its cocktail menu, including the Green Apple Tea-ini with vodka, green tea-infused apple liqueur, lime, and firewater bitters. The menu also features a section called Highballs from the Garden and Drunken Botanist, which include garden findings from flowers to herbs.

  • Bar Tartine
    • Eastern European
    • The Mission
    Food
    25
    Decor
    21
    Service
    21
    Cost
    $47

    The candied beet mimosa is what the adventurous drinkers order for brunch.

  • Alta CA
    • American
    • Civic Center
    Food
    24
    Decor
    23
    Service
    24
    Cost
    $51

    The Roger Rabbit cocktail highlights its housemade carrot ginger beer with Meyer lemon juice, Meyer lemon-infused Skyy vodka and a fresh, shaved carrot on top, while the Kentucky Kangaroo soothes with bourbon, pu-erh, bay leaf, and eucalyptus.

  • Padrecito
    • Mexican
    • Cole Valley
    Food
    24
    Decor
    19
    Service
    18
    Cost
    $51

    The La Copa Verde concoction features mezcal, cilantro, chipotle powder, and lime.

  • Alembic
    • Haight-Ashbury
    Food
    22
    Decor
    20
    Service
    20
    Cost
    $30

    Get a shot of fresh celery juice with the Southern Expsoure cocktail, also featuring St. George Terroir gin, fresh mint, lime juice, and a touch of sugar.

  • Trick Dog
    • Eclectic
    • The Mission
    Food
    22
    Decor
    19
    Service
    17
    Cost
    $32

    Astrologically-themed drinks include the Taurus (Beefeater gin, Dolin blanc, carrot, miso, and coriander) and Libra (Tequila Ocho Plata, tangerine, dill, lime, egg white, and maccha, or green tea powder).

  • Novela Bar
    • Cocktail Bar
    • SoMa
    Atmo.
    -
    Decor
    -
    Service
    -
    Cost
    E

    This literary bar pours healthy tipples, like the Christopher Robbin with No. 3 gin, King's ginger, carrot juice, bitter lemon soda, and lemon, the Lisbeth Salandar with Encanto pisco, Dolin Blanc, celery juice, celery bitters, soda, and lemon, and the Tequila Punch with tequila, pineapple, beet, cilantro, and lemon.

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