Top Hookah Bars In St. Louis

Top Hookah Bars In St. Louis
Call it a modern-day peace pipe or a way to kick back in a unique way. Hookah, sometimes called shisha, dates back to ancient Persia, but it has become the trendy thing to do among some college students. It involves gathering with friends in a coffee house with a dimly lit, relaxing environment to smoke what is sometimes referred to as a water pipe. Meet with others you know at these top hookah bars in the area to choose tobacco or non-tobacco, flavored or non-flavored options to smoke.

Puzzle’s Hookah
6165 Delmar Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63112
(314) 799-9935

Enter a spacious, open atmosphere that’s touted as the best among college students and guaranteed by the owners that you will agree it’s the best in town. Come in to enjoy an evening with friends or to get away to collect your thoughts. Dance or listen to entertaining DJs every weekend. This lounge on the Loop in Delmar offers more than 50 shisha flavors.

Nara Café & Hookah Lounge
1326 Washington Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63103
(314) 588-0051

Show up for more than just the hookah experience. Enjoy a full menu of delicious food entrées as the perfect accent as well. Just be sure to show up dressed for the occasion, looking sharp. A dress code that discourages sloppy, saggy pants or long tees and tanks is enforced. Located in the Washington Loft District, this is an adults-only, 21-plus crowd with no worry of the rebel younger crowd hanging out trying to look cool or fit in. Choose from a plentiful offering of premium, exotic and specialty flavors.

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Double Apple Café
3131 Olive St.
St. Louis, MO 63103
(314) 371-6700

If the name alone doesn’t whet your appetite, this bar claims to have the best-tasting tobacco hookahs in the area. Also find food, drinks and danceable or relaxing music. Celebrate a special occasion in its VIP lounge, or ask about party rentals. Kick back and take in the free WiFi at a cafe that has really considered the needs of its customers to plug in to keep devices charged. It has provided outlets along every wall.

Oasis Shisha Lounge
6417 Hampton Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63109
(314) 481-1993

What goes best with a hookah, also called a shisha? Of course, Middle Eastern food is the best complement to a water pipe that began in Persia. Enjoy a full menu, Turkish coffees, exotic teas as well as other drinks and, of course, shisha. Oasis Shisha Lounge’s hookahs are hand made with flavors only found at Oasis. Bop your head to the sounds of soothing music that always adds to the atmosphere.

Zayna’s Hookah Lounge
13014 Manchester Road
St. Louis, MO 63131
(314) 394-1126

This bar has been in the Des Peres area for more than five years and is also enjoyed as a sports bar with a Cardinals or Blues game often on the big screen for all to cheer on, show hometown team spirit and to enjoy. The owners are so confident that you will enjoy the hookah flavors that they guarantee you a free refill if you find it less than excellent. Enjoy specials every night of the week, from double stamps to happy hour pricing when you share a hookah with three friends. Bring a couple of friends and choose from regular flavors and house blends.

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