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Chi-Cha Lounge

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U Street Corridor
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1624 U St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-6206
(202) 234-8400
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 3:00 am

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Shisha and Latin? The shisha was not very good, wrong coals?. The server did not ask what kind of tequila my friends wanted for their margaritas... so he went with premium tequila. Really? Below average service and completely overpriced for this establishment. There are so many places to go in... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 15, 2013
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Love the music and it is a great spot to go with friends to relax, have good martinis and smoke a hooka together.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Went to Chi Cha Lounge for Valentines dinner and hookah. It was a last minute decision, but turned out to very good. I'm no avid hookah smoker(2nd time), so this review is loosely based on the actual hookah smoking, and more so on the service and experience. Its down the street from the super busy part of U Street so... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Shisha and Latin? The shisha was not very good, wrong coals?. The server did not ask what kind of tequila my friends wanted for their margaritas... so he went with premium tequila. Really? Below average service and completely overpriced for this establishment. There are so many places to go in DC... why come here?

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

Ok so lets start with the host. I didn't catch her name, but she was very unpleasant upon arrival. If you don't like greeting people then you probably shouldn't be in that kind of work. Next lets talk about our server... I didn't catch her name but our party called her Trina lol. She seemed like we were bothering her........ More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2010

relaxing place to smoke some hookah

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2008

this place is weird

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2008

Didn't eat but the drinks were tasty and the scene was pretty good.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2008

s-l-o-w service, but good happy hour specials

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2008

Relaxing, and when I went it was not crowded but I've heard recent grumblings that it's turned very loud and obnoxious. But I like the food and the hookahs.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2008

The food's surprisingly good, but not why you come to this lounge -- have a hookah and a mojito and chill...

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1624 U St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-6206
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > U Street Corridor
  • Neighborhood: U Street Corridor
  • Phone Number: (202) 234-8400

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 25
  • Cuisine: Spanish, Tapas, South American
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 3:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 3:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?