A Guide To NYC's Vaping Lounges
A Guide To NYC's Vaping Lounges
New York City is vast, fast, confusing, loud, and aggravating on a daily basis. Its constant hustle and bustle keeps you on your toes and demands that you have a destination set to reach in the shortest amount of time. Otherwise you’ll get shoved, pushed, and glared at for taking a country road stroll.
Finding somewhere in the city to sit back and relax is quite rare. Yes, there are the bars, the parks, and the coffee shops that are there to help you unwind. But what if that isn’t your scene? Above all, though, what if you can’t...vape?
Don’t worry! Many vapers have searched for safe havens in NYC and have found spots that go beyond their expectations. Here’s a guide to some of the most popular vape lounges in the city to help you escape the traffic and puff your worries away.
- 40 Rivington St, New York, NY 10002
- 247 W 36th St, New York, NY 10018
- Phone: (516) 399-0606
- Hours: Lower East Side- Mon-Sat: 12pm-9pm, Sun: 12pm-6pm
- Midtown- Mon-Sat: 12pm-8pm, Sun: 1pm- 7pm
Vape NY is a hotspot in NYC for vapers, new and old. Located on the Lower East Side by Penn Station, it’s the place to go to try new juice, buy new gear, and discuss your desire to kick your smoking habit, if you haven't already. The staff is extremely knowledgeable and can help you pick out the perfect device or e-juice, and they won’t force any specific brands on you. Customers have reported that employees have sat down with customers for two hours or more to ensure they understand everything they need, which is essential for anyone just starting out.
- 50 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003
- Phone: (917) 639-3938
- Hours: Mon-Thurs and Sun: 11am-9pm, Fri-Sat: 11am-10pm
A clean, organized, and well-stocked shop, Cloud99 Vapes in the East Village is home to more than 250 flavors and 50 lines - one of the most extensive stocks in the city. Hardware is generally cheaper than most stores, as they match their prices with online shops. The staff is very helpful and very engaged with their customers. They also offer a 20 percent discount for all firefighters, police officers, active military and first responders, which is a great plus.
- 130 India Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222
- 817 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222
- Phone: India St- (718) 389-6027
- Manhattan Ave- (347) 457-5441
- Hours: Mon-Sat: 11am-9pm, Sun: 11am-8pm
An awesome vintage-style lounge, Master Piece is a staple of vaping in Brooklyn. Boasting a great selection of flavors, a knowledgeable staff, and a variety of different products including pipes, cigars, tobacco, and other smoking accessories, it’s one of the best in NYC. An old-fashioned couch is available for all customers to lounge on, as well as an outdoor bench, while the use of typewriters, old-fashioned phones, and classic jazz keeps the place decorated with a vintage flair.
- 602 Pacific St, Brooklyn, NY 11217
- 18 W 14th St, New York, NY 10011
- 40 W 31st St, New York, NY 10001
- Phone: Brooklyn- (917) 909-1113
- Union Square- (646) 892-4710
- Empire State Bldg- (917) 475-1235
- Hours: Brooklyn- Mon-Thurs: 12pm-8pm, Fri-Sat: 1pm-9pm, Sun: 1pm-7pm
- Union Square- Mon-Fri: 12pm-9pm, Sat: 12pm-8pm, Sun: 2pm-8pm
- Empire State Bldg- Mon-Fri: 10am-9pm, Sat: 12pm-8pm, Sun: 12pm-6pm
Beyond Vape has a few locations throughout NYC, and for good reason. Its lounge in Brooklyn has been around for more than four years and has made quite an imprint there. From punk rockers to lawyers, the lounge has been a hangout spot for a wide swath of vape culture. The lounge and shops are decorated with art from local artists, and the stock is filled with new and exciting flavors. The staff is one of the best in NYC and will ensure that you know what you’re getting. They even have events every once in a while at the lounge, like Spooky Sundays - after hours parties in October where they screen horror movies and offer discounted juice to vape. It’s quite the experience, and is definitely a must-go for anyone visiting the city.
Calming down in NYC is tough, but finding a vape shop to wind down in doesn't have to be. Vape shops can be found throughout the entire city and this only scrapes the surface of a vast amount of lounges there are. If you’d like to check out even more, use Breazy Local to find your nearest shop.
Every vaper in New York has their favorite shop, but finding yours shouldn’t be a chore. Whether you’re browsing vinyl in Greenwich Village or shoving your way through Times Square, you can rest assured that within the next few blocks, a vape lounge will be there to welcome you with thick, heavenly clouds.