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Lips Restaurant

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3036 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104-1316
+1 619-295-7900
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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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
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Napa Valley, California
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Went to Lips for girls night, birthday fun. The server was great, she was the right amount of feisty while still getting our order out. The food was not bad, and the drinks were fun and reasonable priced for a club/bar. The show was good, had a few hit or miss moments but over all was good enough that I... More 

Thank LisaLeeArts
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a fun way to finish off a friends bachelorette party weekend and Lips was perfect! We laughed all night and got great pictures of the bride-to-be up on stage with the ladies for a "blow-job" shot! The service was amazing and extremely fast (they kept the drinks coming!)! We loved it! Thank you Lips!

Thank Italynqte
Fremont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2016

Lips was a fun and memorable experience for a friends Bachelorette party! Though a bit pricy for drinks, they do make 'em quite strong. The quality of the performance was excellent -- a perfect amount of raunchiness, combined with genuinely impressive dancing skill. Wish they'd teach me! Also, the food was excellent -- which is definitely not the main thing... More 

Thank Nelginy
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2015

I loved the entertainment and drinks. The food could have been much better. i had the soupy Alfredo pasta that had no kind of seasonings.

Thank zebra26s
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2015

Girls night out at Lips is a great time. Dinner was good, but mainly came for the show. Definately not for the younger audience.

Thank Gayle S
Liberty, Missouri
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2015

Wow! Lips was a hit with our group of over 50 gals in San Diego for a good time. The place was kept a secret by our hostess who hired a limo to get us there. We were ushered directly to the bar to purchase our beverages and then escorted to our table. The wait staff was amazing...fun to watch.... More 

1 Thank Bernadine K
San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2015

Went for sunday brunch with a large group of girls. They seriously liquor you up. I assumed the food was going to be just means to soak up all the booze but it was pretty good. The show was excellent. Pretty naughty so if you're super conservative in that aspect then its not for you.

Thank Nikkitacal
San Diego, California
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2015

Went for Sunday brunch with a group of ladies. Fabulous entertainment, good food, generous pours of mimosas and bloody marys. I suggest a designated driver, uber, cab or something if you are drinking.....they do not stop pouring. The show is fantastic. We all loved it.

Thank KKellyB
San Diego, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2015

I surprised my sister and took her here for her bachelorette party. Every single person in ur group of 12 had an AMAZING time!! Afterwards everyone told me that lips was the highlight of the entire night! I was nervous that it wouldn't feel special for my sister as there were other celebrations happening that night, but the staff did... More 

3 Thank Jessica M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2015

This is a night club with food for drag queen performances. It is good for a big party. The performers try very hard, and do a reasonably good job, but lip synch the songs, and it is a bit hokey. The food is not bad and reasonable, and the drinks are cheap (around $7), so if you are looking for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $25
Italian, Mexican, American
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3036 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104-1316
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-295-7900
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?