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227 E 56th St, New York City, NY 10022-3754
+1 212-675-7710
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“ginger snap” (5 reviews)
Opens in 4 min
American, Bar, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
227 E 56th St, New York City, NY 10022-3754
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Absolutely awful, everything about it not good, seen a few drag shows including dinner drag shows but this was awful, prompted during show to keep giving drag queen dollars but she was amateur past it, food disgusting then to cap it all a 20% service...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great surprise. And as a gay man, i've seen many drag shows before. This one had me laughing out loud. Gorgeous space and the brunch was actually outstanding.

Thank Joe K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eva was a wonderful hostess for our girls trip to NYC for wedding dress shopping. The Show, Drinks and Dinner were all top notch. We loved the entire show and loved Ginger Snap amazing MC of the evening.

Thank Donna D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Reasonably priced drinks and we were served by a very nice 'waitress' ! Have to say I've seen better shows in other drag venues (eg Sitges Spain and The Birdcage in Manchester UK) I think drag acts work best when the artistes are feminine and...More

1  Thank Mister J
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

This was one of my highlights of my trip to NYC in March! Tip to visitors from across the pound bro g cash with you ! I totally didn’t clock I was seeing entertainment and that tips would of course be the norm. Thankfully I...More

1  Thank James H
Reviewed April 29, 2018

I went last night with 4 friends for my birthday and we had a great time. You definitely need a reservation and I would suggest making it a few days in advance. We were seated in the lounge area and were still able to see...More

1  Thank Nat428
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

I was the bride and my girls brought me here for my Bachelorette Party last night. It was an amazing show, the girls were absolutely fabulous! This is a MUST if you want to have the best bachelorette party ever!!

1  Thank Jessy E
Reviewed April 5, 2018

My daughter was given a book -- 100 Things to do in NYC. Lips was at the top of the list. The drag show is a lot of fun. The girls do a great job lip-synching and being bowdy. We enjoyed the one hour show....More

1  Thank Vulturecap
Reviewed March 29, 2018

My friends and I are in our 40's-early 50's. We try to do something fun every 2 or 3 months with just the girls. We enjoy the Drag Queen Bingo that we do in Staten Island. We were looking forward to LIPS and thought it...More

1  Thank sophiegirl0814
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

My 64 yr old mom and I loved it even better than the show during our last NYC visit! This time, we chose the Thursday Diva show. Simply fabulous! Mom loved her tilapia entree, and my curried garden veg dish was awesome. For less than...More

Thank rmi9965
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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 heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Ching Di R
February 26, 2018|
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Response from Tracy W | Reviewed this property |
We made our reservation the night before by phone.
December 13, 2017|
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Response from Charleen J | Reviewed this property |
No, there isn’t a dress code.
July 15, 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
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
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-675-7710
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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