The hookah bar industry in the U.S. has grown significantly in the past several years. Twelve years ago, there were approximately 470 hookah bars spread across the country with an average of five hookah bars opening each month. Today, the U.S. is considered the biggest hookah market in the world in terms of revenue with $45830.1 K in 2016.

Hookah bars exploded in popularity mainly due to its captured market – young professionals often just out of college. These establishments are viewed as a relaxing place you can hang out with friends and share good quality shisha. If you’re planning to enter this industry, you must have a keen grasp on what type of experience consumers are looking for in this product.

Putting up a hookah bar or lounge can be tedious enough, finding out what to call it is another thing. Here, we showcase a slew of good business name ideas for your hookah bar. We’ll also give you alternative business names if you don’t want a conventional name for your hookah bar business. Here’s our resource for creative hookah bar lounge business name ideas.

Hookah Bar Name Suggestions

Finding the right name for your hookah bar business? Here’s a list of hookah bar name suggestions you can use.

  • My Hookah Bar
  • Smokin’ Guns Hookah Bar
  • Fun Shisha
  • Hookah Bar Show
  • Hookah Bar Essentials
  • Hookah Bar Masters
  • Excited Hookah Bar
  • Energy
  • Hookah Bar Memories
  • East St. Loius Hookah Bar
  • Smokies Hookah Bar
  • Space Monkey Hookah Bar
  • Misfire Hookah Bar
  • Apache Hookah Bar
  • Ignite Hookah Bar
  • Hookah Bar Cell
  • Primal Hookah Bar
  • Hookah Bar Ever
  • Hookah Bar Air
  • Hookah Bar And More
  • Infusion Hookah Bar
  • Let’s Smoke
  • Good Moments

Hookah Lounge Nicknames

If you envision a lounge business rather than a bar, here’s a list of business name suggestions that might help you in the search.

  • Our Private Lounge
  • Oh Boy! Hookah Lounge
  • Viral Hookah Lounge
  • Synergy
  • Everytime Hookah Lounge
  • Ringer Hookah Lounge
  • Til’ Next Time
  • Fire and Ice
  • Smookah
  • Urban Hookah Lounge
  • Tubed Hookah Lounge
  • FriendZone Hookah Lounge
  • Mile High Hookah Lounge
  • Micro Hookah Lounge
  • Hookah Lounge Vibes
  • Hookah Lounge Cat
  • Hookah Lounge Trail
  • Next Wave Hookah Lounge
  • Hookah Lounge Haven
  • Zodiac Hookah Lounge
  • Smoking Lounge
  • Hookah Lounge District
  • Smoke Meet Lounge

Hookah Slogans

Still can’t find the right one?! Here are some common hookah slogans that may best suit your business idea in mind. You could even attach these to the sign outside your establishment.

  • Good Shisha for Good Moments
  • Chill Air Moments
  • Blow It
  • Heavenly Experience
  • Let’s do Hookah
  • Vaping Made Better
  • Poke it, Smoke it, Share it
  • Inhale, Exhale, Share All
  • Your Flexible Hookah
  • Feel the Power of Smoke
  • Heaven Melted Fun
  • A Smoke Above The Rest
  • The Ancient Vape
  • We Made to Smoke
  • Go Above, Feel Above
  • Sober and Better
  • Great American Smoke Out
  • Feel colorful, Smoke colorful
  • Meet Your New Heaven Space
  • Feel heaven, Reach heaven
  • Feel the Exceptional
  • Your Favorite Shisha
  • Funfilled Smoke Space

Existing Hookah Names

If you want to have an idea of how other hookah bars or lounges name their business? Here’s some names of existing hookah bars and lounges across the U.S. Worth noting is many brand don’t stick strictly with the hookah business, they pair the concept with other business models in an effort to increase revenue.

  • Arabian Nights Smoke Shop Hookah & Cigar Lounge
  • Black Myst Hookah Lounge & Smoke Shop
  • Phoenicia
  • Mosaik Hookah Lounge
  • Hookah Time Cafe
  • Kasbah Hookah Lounge
  • Smoke N O’s Hookah Cafe
  • Off the Hookah Lounge
  • Tarbouch Lebanese Grill & Hookah
  • Arab Cowboy Cafe & Hookah Lounge
  • Veranda
  • Level Ultra Lounge
  • Myst lounge
  • Downtown Hookah Lounge in Middletown NY
  • Triple Two Hookah Lounge
  • Midnight Kings
  • White Cloud Hookah
  • Zayn’s Hookah Lounge
  • Silver Q Lounge & Hookah
  • Casablanca Hookah Lounge
  • Hubbly Bubbly Hookah Bar & Lounge
  • Crave Cafe & Lounge
  • Hoookah Mania

Other Name Suggestions For A Hookah Business

Looking for that perfect hookah bar business name need not be a pain, right? Here are more name suggestions for you to think of.

  • The Big Smoke Hookah Bar
  • Zombies Hookah Bar
  • Hoses & Stems Hookah Bar
  • Burners
  • Pipe Dream
  • 3 Wishes Hookah Bar
  • This Must Be The Place
  • Flames
  • On The Edge
  • Four Sisters Hookah Bar
  • Secret Hookah Society
  • Public Smoke
  • Electric Smoke
  • Hookah Bar Together
  • Hookah Bar House
  • Hookah Bar Time
  • Hookah Bar Keys
  • Just Right
  • Downtown
  • Hookah Bar Tek
  • Hookah Bar Traders
  • Hookah Bar Roots
  • Select Hookah Bar

Funny Hookah Bar Names

If you’re into capturing your intended audience with some clover names for your hookah bar business, here are some suggestions.

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  • Make Me One Big Hookah
  • Smoke Me Up Some Hookah
  • Got Me Hookah Bar
  • Show Me Your Hookah
  • Hookah Me Up
  • Give Me Some Of That Hookah Bar
  • I’m Hookah Bar
  • Hookah Bookah
  • Casual Hookah Bar
  • I’m All Hookah Up
  • Hookah Culture
  • I Wanna Hookah You Up
  • Hookah Me Up Later
  • Let’s Hookah Up Bar
  • Puffed-Up
  • Un Hookah Bar
  • Captain Hookah
  • Smoke Em’ (From Fast and the Furious)
  • Smoking Gun
  • Holy Smoke!
  • Go Up In Smoke

Cheesy Hookah Bar Names

Are you the cheesy type who see your place as a romantic chillout place for lovers? Look no further, here are some business name suggestions for you.

  • True Hookah Bar
  • U And I Hookah Bar
  • Let’s Hookah Bar
  • Hey Girl Hookah Bar
  • Hookah Bar Love Nest
  • At First Sight
  • Grow Old With You
  • Forever
  • Intimacy Hookah Bar
  • Infatuation
  • Falling For You
  • Magical Moment
  • At Last
  • This Must Be Love
  • My Girl
  • Heart Throb Hookah Bar
  • Eye Candy
  • Fool For You
  • Head Over Heels
  • Captivated
  • Hooked Hookah Bar

80’s Themed Hookah Bar

You may be a Gen Xer or a Gen Yer business owner and literally grew up in the 80s. Here are some 80s themed business name ideas for your hookah bar. I’m extremely proud of these flashback ideas.

  • Out Of Touch Hookah Bar
  • Outta Time Hookah Bar
  • Just What I Needed Hookah Bar (Song by The Cars)
  • Marty’s Hookah Bar
  • I Pity The Fool Hookah Bar (From Mr. T)
  • I’ll Be Back Hookah Bar (From The Terminator)
  • K.I.T.T.’s Hookah Bar
  • Rock The Casbah
  • Just Got Lucky
  • Arthur’s Hookah Bar (Film starred by Dudley Moore and Liza Minnelli)
  • Platoon Hookah Bar
  • McGyver’s
  • New Wave Hookah Bar
  • Flux Capacitor Hookah Bar
  • T.J. Hookah (An American Police T.V. Series starred by William Shatner)
  • King of Pop
  • Cheers Hookah Bar
  • Three’s Company

Tips On Choosing A Name For Your Business

Check out if a business name already exists. Wouldn’t it be a pain if you’ve already decided on what to name your business and find out it’s already taken? In most state websites, a business filing agency is there for you to check online if the business name already exists.

However, it doesn’t mean that if a business name doesn’t appear on the state’s website means that the business is not yet taken. Some businesses may operate under a fictitious name, better known as DBAs. In this case, you may check the DBA registrations if the business name you’re thinking of is already taken. As a first step, try Googling the brand name you’re thinking about as a quick check to avoid wasting time.

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Uniqueness is the key. If you want your business to stand out, it may be time to consider to name your business with something unique. You may start with your name like Randy’s, John Oliver’s, Todd’s, Kyle’s or family name if it’s a family business like The Smiths (which also sound like an 80s band which is hitting two birds with one stone!), Thompsons, Williams, among others. Other ideas include personal experiences like the place where you met your special someone or an event that is memorable to you or your business partners. Remember, the more unique your business name is, the more likely people will recall your business.

Stick with your passion. Maybe the name you’re looking for really resides with your passion for your business. For instance, the topic of this article – hookah, you may want to name it anything related to hookah like Pipe Dream (Which you may have already encountered earlier) and others which we suggested in this article. This strategy lets you focus on what’s at hand and what you will be working on.

Location-based naming. If your target market is centered into your own community, why not name it after the place?! Take Cisco which actually took its name from San Francisco.

Repetition Brand recall is what most marketers use to promote their brands on almost any medium they can use. It’s widely believed by marketers that a message must be heard at least 7 times before consumers will remember it. Think of big brands like Wendy’s, McDonald’s, and Arby’s among others. How many times have you seen their commercials?

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