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Genie's Hookah Lounge

94 William St, Newport, RI 02840-3309
+1 401-619-3770
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
23 Feb 2017
“Fun and off the beaten path”
9 Oct 2016
“Cool little place”
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Persian
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94 William St, Newport, RI 02840-3309
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

I used to smoke hookah all the time, and hadn't in a while. We were looking for something different and decided to try it. We weren't disappointed. We brought a bottle of wine-it's BYOB- and there was a nominal cork fee. We got a hookah...More

Thank Meg F
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Stopped in. It's a sheesha place but we only had dessersts & chai. They also have light appys. Lounge on couches with pillows and it's a BYOB. They charge a corkage fee and apparently a fee of 5 per person to sit there. It looks...More

Thank RBQueene
Reviewed 8 July 2016

My lady and I were wrapping up an unexpected 45 hour excursion in Newport knowing nothing about the city. But in our self-guided foot tour (best way to see any city, really) we came across an unexpected pleasure in Genie's. The atmosphere was spacious, welcoming...More

Thank Kevin J
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

The manager will literally berate you and follow you out the door if you don't pay your bill.....except we did pay our bill!! Our $20 tab turned into $45. Anybody considering visiting this ridiculously horrible place should plan to visit someplace else

Thank meyerdan2005
Reviewed 8 July 2015

We went to Newport for our 26th anniversary and booked a non-smoking room which means - no hookah, so we looked around and found Genie's. What a great place with excellent service, great shisha and wonderful teas. They also offer middle eastern cuisine. Get the...More

Thank Renee T
Reviewed 3 January 2015

Met up here with friends for dinner, hookah pipes, drinks, and the Belly Dancing show. Let's just say the show was good, but the food was Bland and Overpriced. Service was a struggle in terms of getting your food and even getting the bill straight!!!...More

Thank Phantastic4u
Reviewed 2 January 2015

For something to do in the evening that is relaxing, this hookah lounge is great. They don't sell alcoholic beverages, but you can bring your own for a fee. They do have other drinks such as water and tea. They also sell food! Several people...More

1  Thank Kristin M
Reviewed 27 August 2014

Dinner on the outside patio was a great place to enjoy dinner while people watching. Service was good and prices very reasonable. The falafel platter came with two packed to overflowing pita sandwiches, which my husband declared very good. And my rice/lentil platter topped with...More

1  Thank MHCSB
Reviewed 6 August 2014 via mobile

We have been here at least 4 tInes and each time is great. We love the clean fun atmosphere, and delicious food. The entertainment is great and so fun. From ct and we always make a point to spend one night here every time we...More

Thank Ian N
Reviewed 31 July 2014

We were just passing by after a great dinner in one of the neighboring restaurants. As soon as i saw the signs outside we went in to have a quick look. The staff where so friendly and nice that we decided to stay for some...More

Thank Zarrinmah
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Response from Kevin J | Reviewed this property |
• The lounge is a large, open space but it does have a private, eclosed room just off of the main area you could take your party to so long as you reserve it. It is a place you can just go for a dining experience without... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$8
Meals
Dinner
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 00:00
Monday
18:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 00:00
Thursday
18:00 - 00:00
Friday
18:00 - 02:00
Saturday
18:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 William St, Newport, RI 02840-3309
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-619-3770
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Description
Located in the heart of Newport, catering to those who enjoy finer things, Genie's offers an ambiance that is unmatched in Rhode Island with first class service, gourmet meals and teas, & of course hookahs.
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