1. Kazuza Lounge, NYC
Located in the East Village, this middle-eastern hookah lounge has over 50 different hookah flavors and combinations for you to try. DJ’s perform nightly to a packed dance floor, and belly dancers perform on the weekends. Although a bit pricey ($20 minimum per person on the weekends) This hookah lounge is a frequent late night spot for East Villagers.
Must-try flavor: Passion Fruit Mojito
2. Ambrosia Cafe, Chicago
A coffee shop by day, Ambrosia sells delicious smoothies and sandwiches. At night, Ambrosia becomes one of Chicago’s best hookah lounges, with unique shisha flavors such as strawberry margarita and banana split. Although the cafe does not serve alcohol, patrons are encouraged to bring their own beer.
Must-try flavor: Pink Lemonade
4. Tangierino Restaurant & Koullshi Lounge, Boston
Tangierino Restaurant is renowned for its authentic Moroccan cuisine, but the Koullshi lounge in the basement is not to be missed either! With a full bar, walk-in cigar humidor, and a multitude of hookah flavors, Koullshi is easily the top hookah lounges on this list. Unfortunately, it is also the most expensive, with a minimum of $30 per hookah.
Must-try flavor: Pomegranate