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Lips

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Midtown
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227 E 56th St, New York City, NY 10022-3754
+1 212-675-7710
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12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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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
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

I visited Lips in April and it was amazing as always .The entertainment was fantastic .The show is well worth the visit . The food in Lips is fresh and the portions are large .I love the frozen Cosmo .I will go back again for sure .

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Thank marydoll22
Bathurst, Canada
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

One of our favorite memories of our trip. Very entertaining, food was awesome. Lots of laughs. Our waitress was wonderful. Would definitely go again.

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Thank jembec2016
Brooklyn, New York
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

I took my daughter to Lips for dinner and the show. It was Tuesday night, so there was karaoke too. The drinks are a little sweet, but the food is pretty good. Our groups had a blast!

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1 Thank AllieFaber
Essex uk
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

As a fan of drag acts, the show was brilliant. Great performances with lots of hilarious interactions, songs and costumes. The food was surprisingly excellent, reasonably priced and good quality. The cocktails were also pretty good! All round an entertaining night worth adding to your trip

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Thank AbiKassiopi
United States
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

The 2 stall bathroom was small and had a lingering musty smell. As soon as you sit they start taking your order, I felt slightly rushed. The show was amazing, funny and interactive. I was also Pleasantly surprised by the food, Red Velvet cupcakes were delicious. Great girls night out.

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Thank Amypr123
Utica, New York
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86 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

I thought all the queens were very good and worked hard.....the negatives were: show too short, too much focus on brides and birthdays, and sound system too loud for half empty place. We went to the late "dirty" show, but not all that smutty. The gals were performing and also waiting the tables, a lot of great talent and enthusiasm,but... More 

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Thank kathy m
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

I was actually surprised by how good everything was. The food was good, the drinks were good. The hostesses were amazing. The show was amazing. I'd definitely go back.

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Thank UniqueTechniq
Cancun, Mexico
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

This was a lot of fun. We laugh until we cried. The place was very organized, we was a party of 14 and they served us very quickly and the show was AWESOME. The queens was fantastic and very talents. The finale was the icing on the cake . A great value for the fun. 👍🏾

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Thank BoykinFamilyVacation
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best places I've been! The servers are the drag queens and they are truly there to make you feel important! Service is excellent and you will laugh your butt off! Prices are very reasonable, Sat night it was $15 cover plus min food+beverage purchase of $15 so not bad at all! Everyone I spoke with... More 

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Thank staciekdpt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

We went for Sunday brunch at the noon seating. I suggest you make reservations, just a few days in advance, to make sure you have a seat. The Queens take your drink and food orders and serve you for the first half hour or so. Then, the show begins--Broadway drag mixed with standup. We have been to a lot of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $35
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, International, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 227 E 56th St, New York City, NY 10022-3754
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-675-7710
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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Midtown
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit - spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's paradise where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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