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Lips

227 East 56th Street, New York City, NY 10022
+1 212-675-7710
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“ginger snap” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, International, Contemporary
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
227 East 56th Street, New York City, NY 10022
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Came here with a group for my friend's bachelorette party and had so much fun! Food and drinks were pretty good too!

Thank laur216
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a great place to see drag queens do it up broadway style. A lot of birthday and pre wedding celebrations. Hilarious entertainment!

Thank NicandB
Reviewed 1 week ago

This review is for the Sunday Drag Brunch. I went with a mix of seasoned New Yorkers and first time visitors and every single one of us had a blast. The performers were varied and on-point, and those same performers provided excellent service - when...More

Thank cfbwaysinger
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had to do this once. Young wedding parties, 98% woman, a few men at the bar. Entertainers and show was good. Cute evening.

Thank Kissesandpie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on recommendation of friends for the Sunday night show. Dinner was good value for NY and food came out reasonably quickly. The show started just after 9pm and it was hilarious- definitely not for the faint hearted!! The ladies were fantastic drag show...More

Thank Kirsty L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic place to go loved it so much !!! Entertainment and food was 1st class. Definitely the place to go if you want a night out with a difference. Great facilities for disabled patrons to use. Easy to get to, we were staying...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 9 August 2017

It's not for the faint of heart but if you are comfortable with drag queens and a little vulgarity, it's a good time. Our 16 year old was with us and she totally enjoyed it. Nothing overly awkward for us. The food was surprisingly good.

Thank patricia w
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We went to the 11:30 XXX show for my cousin's bachelorette party. We had an amazing time! Our waitress' name was Chandelier and she was AWESOME!! The drinks are very reasonably priced and will knock you on your you know what if you have more...More

Thank Heather K
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We had a brilliant experience for brunch at Lips. We were well looked after by Lauren Ordair who is a very talented singer. Ginger Snapt gave a hilarious rendition of "Let it go". The food was delicious and considering you get alcoholic beverages, meal and...More

Thank HolidayCharles
Reviewed 18 July 2017

The staff was bawdy and fun, but knew how to provide excellent service when it was time to work. The show was entertaining. The birthdays and special occasions part dragged on a bit too long. Food was actually very good - much better than I...More

Thank RaymondD
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WirralFoxy
15 July 2017|
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Response from Kristen F | Reviewed this property |
I think it depends on how many people. There were a lot of bachelorette and birthday parties. Call them.
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Lauren W
25 April 2017|
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Response from Clarajean1229 | Reviewed this property |
Package was $20....so worth it. And yes you split checks.
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kristinefrymasz1
10 April 2017|
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Response from marydoll22 | Reviewed this property |
There is not really a lot of space at the bar to sit.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Cuisine
American, Bar, International, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
19:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
19:00 - 23:30
Thursday
19:00 - 23:30
Friday
18:00 - 01:00
Saturday
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 227 East 56th Street, New York City, NY 10022
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: 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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