This popular, low-lit Allston hangout goes beyond the pipe and offers desserts, coffee, tea and games. There’s even a movie night where you can smoke your way through an entire flick. For those seeking a more intimate engagement, you can purchase your own hookah to take home, or rent out the lounge for a private event. Before you go, call ahead to make sure it is open to the general public, and not being used for the latter.
From Cuba to the Middle East, smoking tobacco is historically a culturally strong social activity. In western society, cigar lounges and hookah bars are now prolific, with nightclubs garnering inspiration from these respective regions to adopt social smoking customs. From shisha (also spelt sheesha and called hookah) to cigar lounges, here are Boston’s top places to join in the fun—just keep in mind that most of which are exclusively 21+. For other casual nightlife outings, check out Boston's best college bars or Boston's best beer bars. Looking for something more refined? The best cocktail bars in Boston will do the trick.
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