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Babylon Hookah Bar and Lounge

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208 E 34th St, New York City, NY 10016-4848
+1 212-933-0912
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good36%
  • Average30%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible13%
May 15, 2017
“My hookah was nasty”
Jul 5, 2016
“Good Hookah Lounge in Manhattan”
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Bar, Pub, Middle Eastern, Turkish
208 E 34th St, New York City, NY 10016-4848
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Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

They wouldn't allow me to change the flavor. We had strawberry with vodka added. It was nasty. I ate some lamb chops and french fries. I ended up getting sick. I felt dizzy and was shaking up an upset stomach. It was either the hookah...More

Thank Sharonda M
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Went on a Saturday night, had a good crowd. Had a good time, hookah was great and the hostess was very attentive and provided good service. The music was also good

Thank Lillayee
Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

The hookah is nice and you have lots of customization options including milk base and pineapple head. Staff is prompt and helpful.

1  Thank TabraizFeham
Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

This was the second time I visited this place. I like there pineapple head hookah with pan flavour. The flavour lasts for long and the drinks are also very reasonable. Service is great and the manager Mr. Ali is very polite. They also organise belly...More

Thank Manav M
Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

My friends and I hit this lounge as part of a bachelor party crawl in NYC. The place is more a lounge/club than your typical shisha joint. We had to get a bottle service esp. since we are bunch of guys showing up at the...More

Thank Rockam
Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

If you like hookah definitely try this place. It offers good food, good drinks, great atmosphere, and pineapple as a base. Nice place to go if you want to dance and be entertained. You can't go wrong here if you are looking for something to...More

Thank Leroy J
Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

Don't expect to have any conversation here - atmosphere filled with sirens, street equipment, honking taxis, and horrible music. $30 hookah, added service fees, Sysco type trucked in food. Filthy sidewalk and floors. Seriously, we were watching out for rats with all the trash bags...More

Thank Susie S
Reviewed May 15, 2015

been NYC twice in 2 years and this place has definitely got better. Shisha was spot on and tasted great with coals replaced regularly enough. food-wise only ordered hummus & fries....bread that came with the hummus was fresh n tasty! happy hour beers were very...More

Thank QuitWork_MoreTravel
Reviewed March 26, 2015

So I know this is NYC, but $30 for a hookah ? Make sure you go with a bunch of people. The staff was fine. This is not a laid back hookah place, it is a dance dance revolution disco hookah. Which is sorta cool,...More

1  Thank Bungi74
Reviewed November 4, 2014

Someone rightly said, it all about how you present. I like the concept of Pineapple and coconut head. Did not feel much difference in the taste/flavor though :)

Thank VinitAggarwal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Middle Eastern, Turkish
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
2:00 pm - 3:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
12:00 pm - 5:00 am
12:00 pm - 5:00 am
12:00 pm - 5:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 E 34th St, New York City, NY 10016-4848
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-933-0912
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