Kazuza

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Kazuza in New York, located on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, is a comfortable Mediterranean lounge that seeks to create a memorable atmosphere with excellent customer service. Kazuza offers a full range of meals, including appetizers like tabbouleh and hummus to an assortment of entr�es like chicken, kofta and shish kebabs, seafood dishes and even American classics like hamburgers and wraps.

Kazuza offers a full and exciting experience, even offering an assortment of specialty hot and cold drinks, as well as fresh juices and shakes and classic Mediterranean desserts like um ali and baklava. You�ll also find a wide selection of hookah flavors to ensure the satisfaction of everyone.

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LG
New England
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

For some reason, our hookah kept burning our throats. They had to fix it a couple of times in order for us to enjoy. Otherwise, the tiramisu was great and the morroccan mint tea was amazing. Nice cool little place in downtown and noise level was good.

A
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

We’ve been Kazuza patrons for many years and have had everything for quiet early afternoon dates to lively group events. Early visits are quiet. The food is fresh and well seasoned. We tried a hookah with a frozen hose and it made for a smoother smoke. The staff was incredibly attentive. We scored free shots as well

S
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

Great place for a date. Beautiful atmosphere. Best Mai Tai I've ever had. I loved the belly dancer!! The servers weren't very attentive. We had to ask twice for almost everything we ordered. And they didn't check on us once. Although the charcoal guy was on top of his game, keeping our hookah hot. My biggest complaint is that we weren't told gratuity was included so we ended up tipping almost 50% which they definitely didn't deserve.

h
1 review
Dined on June 23, 2019
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 2

server did not check in on us -- and we ask for water more than once, never came until we physically got up to get it,

M
1 review
Dined on May 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I definitely enjoyed my first time here at Kazuza! The atmosphere was great, and the service was phenomenal! I am most definitely coming back when in NY!

OT
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

I ordered drinks at least three times and no one brought them.. I was double charged three hookahs that was paid for... never going back here again.

K
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

If you’re trying to have a good night do not go here. We were celebrating my birthday and the service was absolutely horrible. 40 minutes for a shot horrible music. Nasty horrible staff

J
1 review
Dined on December 8, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

Little to no Arab music, mainly very loud rap. Was not impressed by the food, thought would be better since in New York. Only decent thing was the hookah itself. That would be the only thing I would go back for if back in New York. Service was excellent, poor music, mediocre food that was overpriced and overpriced drinks

G
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

My overall rating was 4 stars. It did not seem like the staff communicated in the beginning of my time at the establishment. About 4 different waitresses approached me about if I was ready to order after telling the first waitress that I was waiting for someone to arrive before ordering. Another waitress attempted to seat another party in my booth--while I was there--as well. While they apologized, it was definitely unorthodox.

Nonetheless, the food, subsequent service, hookah, ambiance, and music were all good. I will be visiting again soon.

OT
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

This place is for hookah, wine and tea. To eat or date pick another place :)

OT
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2017
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 1

Horrible service. Waited 45 mins for a hookah. Order about 6 different dishes. Only 3 came in. Everybody was disappointed. Never coming back. The music was low and there was no dj on a Saturday like they say.

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 28, 2017
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 5

Went here for a friends birthday . The scene of this spot is very interesting and differnt from your local bar, cultural as well. We went the weekend of halloween so staff and bar were themed for the holiday. hookah prices were reasonable but the hookah wasn't strong , my friends drink tasted like pure juice . Did not eat here but the menu look decent . This is a spot you come to for the ambiance they need to upgrade their drinks and hooka and it would actually be a pretty chill spot to come to.

B
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2017
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Absolutely amazing!!! So glad I found the place me and my girl had a great time!! Wonderful staff very nice and attentive. Recommend to anyone wanting a chill yet fun good time. A secret gen hidden on avenue A.

A
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 12, 2017
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 5

Terrible service. One of the servers there has an attitude. Made my group figure out the split price billing. Had to repeat what I wanted to order plenty of times. When I asked for a manager the server said the manager wasn't there. Terrible drinks and the food was mediocre yet overpriced. The only good thing was environment and the scenery, it is kinda hot in there though. Absolutely awful service will not go back.

S
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2016
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 3

The lamb was undercooked and gave my SO and I both the stomach flu. We have yet to recover completely after four days.

OT
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2016
Overall 5food 3service 4ambience 4

Awesome Hookah place with decent food options. It is excellent place for couples as well as large groups. Belly dancers on Friday late night !!