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The sweet smell of the Hookah returns to Clarksville


Nasir Hakeem, the owner of Tandoor Indian Restaurant is partnering with Furqan Ahmad in making a place that adult smokers (over 21) in Clarksville can appreciate; a place Downtown they can go to relax, and socially smoke. “I want to bring more people into downtown Clarksville, and at the same time expand the cultural diversity that our community has to offer people looking to relocate into the area.” said Hakeem.

The business is strategically located at 138 University Blvd, the former location of Retro’s Arcade; just a short walk from the Austin Peay State University main campus, and in close proximity to University Landing Apartments.  The hookah bar will open on Friday June 25th 2010, with a grand opening/ribbon cutting planned for July 1st.

The hookah bar will offer a wide variety of flavored tobacco’s that smokers can enjoy via soothing water pipes, along with a variety of Mediterranean style foods, beer, & sodas and other drinks including traditional Turkish style coffee. The store is open from 11:00am till 11:00pm however they will be closed on Mondays. They will be serving food all day. Please note all seating is in the traditional Majlis style where everyone sits in a booth on the floor up against soft and colorful cushions.

Traditional Majlis Style Seating

Traditional Majlis Style Seating

Some of the special amenities that the Hookah bar will be offering include Arabic Television and Sports Channels on located TVs scattered throughout the bar; Free Wifi; on Friday and Saturday evenings, they plan to have live belly dancing; and there will also be pool tables available.

This will be the second offering of the Hookah in Clarksville, Hakeem’s first was closed after an electrical fault in a sign triggered a fire that destroyed his original Indian Restaurant & Hookah Bar in November of 2007.

Hakeem wants everyone to, “Come out and experience a different culture, our unique food, and the relaxing atmosphere that you will find no where else in Clarksville! There no longer any need for Clarksville Residents to drive all the way to Nashville to enjoy the Hookah!”

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