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Lips Restaurant

3036 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104-1316
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Ranked #829 of 4,094 Restaurants in San Diego
Price range: $10 - $25
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Italian, Mexican, Vegetarian
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Lips is the ULTIMATE in Drag Dinging with Dinner and Shows 6 Nights a week and our World Famous Sunday Gospel Brunch you are bound to find a show and night that works for you! Not only are the Drag Shows out of this world the DIVAS are also your waitresses so the show doesn't stop when they get off the stage, they will banter and sass you all night long! Birthdays & Bachelorette Celebrations are our specialty and make each person feel like a queen (or king) on their special night. Making Lips SD the BEST place to Celebrate ANYTHING in San Diego!Come experience Lips for your self... you know you want to ;)
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San DIego
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

loved the show just wish it was more and the food was great and the service was ruthless I loved it !

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San Diego
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We celebrated a friend's birthday at Lips. They gave extra attention to the birthday gals as well as brides-to-be, by having them come up to the stage for photographs with the star performers. FOOD: After reading some of the negative food reviews, we were worried. However, our group all agreed the food was delicious. I had the fish with mango... More 

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Pocatello, Idaho
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This was a fun place it is a bar that has a drag queen show and dinner in the evening. It is not done in poor taste we went the night they did the Diva show and they did impressions of Cher, Adele, Donna Summers, etc. It was a hoot the meal was one of he best that we had... More 

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San Diego, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Lips has a great Sunday Gospel Brunch show that begins at 11a. For $17.95 for the brunch plus $5 cover charge it includes the show, unlimited champagne, mimosas and bloody Mary's! The food is just mediocre but there is something for every taste. I had the Chorizo Omelette and although it tasted good, the portion size was very small. Literally... More 

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Anaheim, CA
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342 reviews 342 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Five star entertainment but the poor customer service knocks them to 4 star review. Originally we booked the 11:30pm show on a Saturday night. At 1:00 the same day, we get a call that our show was canceled and we got bumped to 9:00. WTH?!! Scrambling we had to change our pre show plans and huff it earlier from Orange... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

The title says it! We went for my niece's 21st birthday and the brought her on stage, gave her a crown (which she wore out the rest of the night), and a souvenir photo. "Gina" was our waitress and she was a hoot. I expected the food to be OK for a show place but we were all very pleasantly... More 

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Rancho Bernardo, California
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128 reviews 128 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

PROS: ~Fun entertainment for birthdays/bachelorette nights/something different to do. ~Fun bar with lots of 'froo-froo' cocktails. ~Food was surprisingly good and tasty. We had the prix-fixe menu which included a salad, choice of entree and brownie dessert. Most of us had the tilapia fish with vegetables. It was very tasty. I don't understand a lot of the reviews I've read... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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82 reviews 82 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

I was here for a bachelorette party and i thought it was entertaining! the performers were in character and looked great! The food was not as bad as I imagined to be. It was decent food and good portion too. I like the names of their drink menu the show itself was funny and the drags put up a great... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Food's not as bad as some on here say. No worse than your average sports bar. The "girls" light up the place though. Believe it or not this was a family out my wife and I took our 23 year old daughter to. We all had a great time and the food was secondary. But again it was better than... More 

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Big Bear Lake, California
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328 reviews 328 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

My wife and I were visiting the San Diego area and we wanted to go out for a little unusual entertainment. We have both been to drag shows in the past and we have seen good and bad ones. To start, the host was very friendly and the service overall was pretty good. The specialty drinks they offer were way... More 

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Additional Information about Lips Restaurant

Address: 3036 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104-1316
Phone Number: 619-295-7900
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
Cuisine: American, Italian, Mexican, Vegetarian

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