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) #1,012 of 9,243 Restaurants in New York City ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , International
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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American, Bar, International, Contemporary
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227 East 56th Street, New York City, NY 10022
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Out of all the places I've gone in the city for bottomless mimosas, this place wins the prize for being the best at keeping your glass full!! The queens were amazing. The home fries were great but my eggs Benedict wasn't fantastic. A definite must...More

Thank Aaron J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

LipsNYC is the perfect destination if you've always dreamed of visiting that mystical spot where dinner and a drag floor show come together in a glam setting. My husband and I were whisked to a stage-side table, where we enjoyed wonderful cocktails and good food,...More

Thank blake38107
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend wanted to come here for his birthday and I was a little skeptical about going. I wound up having a great time. The staff does a great job entertaining everyone and gets the audience into it. The service was excellent, and the entertainment...More

Thank Jessica H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is amazing! Went for my birthday and was pulled on stage for a special birthday surprise. Went on karaoke night, which made it better. Staff is friendly, bartender is great! It was the best night in NYC. Would definitely go back!!

Thank jd2key
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went on a girl's trip and this was one of our stops. The food was good, the staff was fun and friendly, and the show was so much fun and entertaining. The actual venue is fabulous and really sets the tone for the night...More

Thank Tiffany A
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

I went with some friends to celebrate a birthday. We did the late show at 11:30 "The dirty show". From the moment you walk in you can't stop laughing. The humor is great the bartenders/performers are fantastic. The host is hilarious. There was never a...More

Thank Liissette Q
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We went here for a Drag experience on the Karaoke night and it was great. Our waitress was funny and attentive the show didn't happen due to the machine breaking so we got a full full from the ladies. Couldn't have asked for more fun,...More

Thank JamesDD2017
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Went to celebrate a birthday with friends, Read several reviews on here and was totally disappointed, The service was very rushed to the point of being very rude, totally overpriced and quality was very average. Felt like all they wanted was your money and the...More

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 1 May 2017

My niece was turning 21 so what better place to break her in but with drag queens galore at Lips in NYC. The decor is brilliant from the lights to the gold stilettos hanging over the bar. My niece was given a crown making her...More

Thank Kristen F
Reviewed 19 April 2017

we went to Lips for Sunday brunch and it was amazing. The girls were hysterical and we were entertained from start to finish. Cant wait to go back!.

Thank danlou78
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 heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Lauren W
How much was the birthday package?! And if i bring about 5 friends could we still split the bill if we want?
26 April 2017|
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Response from Clarajean1229 | Reviewed this property |
Package was $20....so worth it. And yes you split checks.
can you sit at bar and still see the show and is there a cover charge
11 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.
When is the best time to go for entertainment for an 18 year old? Weeknight, weekend night, or Sunday brunch?
4 October 2016|
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Response from Martin M | Reviewed this property |
The age limit is 16 and up for early weekday shows, 18 and up during the regular shows and 21+ for the "Dirty Shows" that start at 11:30PM. So it really depends on which night you prefer. You should make reservations for any... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 35
American, Bar, International, Contemporary
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
19:00 - 23:30
19:00 - 23:30
19:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 01:00
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
  • E-mail
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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