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227 East 56th Street, New York City, NY 10022 (Manhattan)
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Ranked #2,377 of 11,869 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $20 - $35
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tue - Thu 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Fri 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Italian, Continental, Contemporary
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Good for: Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: NEW YORK'S BEST DRAG SHOWS! The top queens of drag perform in a a glitzy and glamorous showroom full of disco balls, glitter, pink leopard fur walls, crystal high heel chandeliers and a full stage with club lighting and sound.See outrageous and over the top performances by likes of All Beef Patty, Ginger Snap, Chandelier, Blackie O, Ariel Sinclair and more as they lip sync, sing, dance, and throw in a little comedy for good measure.The queens will serve you a great meal from Lips dinner menu with delicious entrees ranging from giant steaks, grilled salmon and eight layer lasagne to salads, pastas and burgers.Don't forget to stop by the bar for a photo with New York's #1 Drag Bartender Frankie Cocktails (her legal name). She has a heavy hand and mixes some of New York's BEST cocktails including Lips WORLD FAMOUS Frozen Cosmo.Bachelorettes LOVE drag queens and Lips LOVES bachelorettes. LIPS is rated the best spot in NYC to celebrate your birthday or anything! Make sure to ask your waitress for a special on-stage celebration.Every Thursday the legendary JESSIE VOLT entertains SELL OUT crowds with her long running show - DINNER WITH THE DIVAS. Joan Rivers, Bette, Madonna, Cher, Lady Gaga, Diana Ross - You never know who will stop by!BROADWAY WORLD rates GINGER SNAPTS Sunday BROADWAY BRUNCH as FIVE STARS and the best brunch deal in NYC. Why see one show on Broadway when The Divine Miss Snapt brings you all your BROADWAY favorites in one afternoon with a great brunch and all you can drink brunch cocktails for only $19.95.An don't forget Bingo on Wednesdays, Drag Karaoke on Tuesdays, Superstar Celebrity Sundays and the ALWAYS SOLD OUT Glitz and Glamour Extravaganzas every FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.Looking for LATE NIGHT ADULT fun, be sure to check out THE DIRTY SHOW, every Friday and Saturday at MIDNIGHT.LIPS is the ultimate in drag dining across America with showrooms in New York, Florida and California. Watch for our new location in Atlanta opening in 2012.
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English first
Houston, Texas, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Got a response from my last review you may be coming to Texas : } Any more info and can I use my pass I won in New York for my awesome kareoke performance. Anyone thinking of going it is a great time. Lots of fun and a great birthday celebration. Fun for all ages. Lots of audience participation and... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Went here the first night we were in town and had so much fun we came back on our last night! Both nights we didn't have a reservation (would highly recommend!) but they were able to squeeze us in. The food is fairly average but the entertainment is awesome! The 'girls' are amazingly funny and even remembered us when we... More 

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New York City, New York
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Went for my birthday with my girlfriends! We had the greatest time ever! Went on stage for my bday picture and cake and it was very exciting. Great vibe and jokes galore! The drinks were great and it did the job of adding to my celebration of life. Our server was interactive, friendly and had no problem taking pics with... More 

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Durban, South Africa
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

My wife and i had a really good night out at Lips. The Tuesday Karaoke by Blackie O was brilliant. The show was a laugh a minute, and the audience interaction was great. We also had dinner which was great value, $20 for a 3 course meal. The drinks were well priced. If you are looking a fun evening out,... More 

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New York City, New York
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47 reviews 47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

If you are looking to have fun, fun, fun come to Lips! You can't stop the fund once the show starts! A perfect place to celebrate birthdays, bridal showers, etc.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We were there for a girlfriends birthday. They accommodate big parties easily. The performances are ok, but the costumes and personality are great. They kept saying very funny jokes and commentaries and we were literally laughing out loud. I highly recommend going there in a big group. You will have a great time.

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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

When my daughter suggested going to Lips for her 24th birthday I wasn't quite sure what to expect. We had reservations for 8pm for 5 people on a Tuesday. We drove in and were fortunate to find a parking spot right across the street! We arrived early and they were very accommodating and sat us promptly in the front! The... More 

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Glad you had a good time and look foward to seeing you again soon! More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We came here for "B****y Bingo" on a Wednesday night, and had a great time. The menu was limited, but well priced and tasty with enormous portions. The cocktail menu was also limited, but the drinks were yummy and refilled regularly. And let's be honest, the food and drink are not the reasons you're coming here! I loved the over-the-top... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Came here for a Halloween treat. I knew the food wasn't going to be great and it wasn't but I didn't care much as I thought the show would make up for it. However, it didn't. The food was plain, soggy and over cooked. The show lasted about 3/4 hr and was mostly filled with drag acts lip syncing VERY... More 

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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

My partner and I had an amazing night at Lips. We had a tasty meal which of course was huge and them thoroughly enjoyed the show. These girls work for their money! If you haven't been go!

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Additional Information about Lips

Address: 227 East 56th Street, New York City, NY 10022
Phone Number: 212-675-7710
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
Cuisine: Italian, Continental, Contemporary

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