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Living Legend Miss Jessy Volt - Lips NYC, New York, NY

Lips NYC

4.7
4.7
654 Reviews
$50 and over
American
LIPS has been NYC's ULTIMATE in Drag Dining for over 26 years! Dinner, Drinks & Fabulous Drag Shows nightly, plus Broadway Brunch on Sunday.

Enjoy a great meal and super strong cocktails all served up by over that top drag queens.

EVERY NIGHT A DIFFERENT SHOW!

Tuesday : Top 40 & Karaoke
Wednesday: Twisted Broadway
Thursday: The Divas Show
Friday & Saturday: Glitz & Glam plus Late Night Dirty Show
Sunday: Broadway Brunch & The Diva's Dinner

----PRICES, MINIMUMS & COVERS VARY BY NIGHT----

TUES, WED, THUR & SUN, $20 Food Min + $15 Cover ---

FRI 7 & 9:15pm & SAT 5pm, $59 Dinner Show Package (drinks additional) ---

SAT 7 & 9:15pm PRIME TIME Shows, $69 Dinner Show Package (drinks additional) ---

SAT 11:30 DIRTY SHOW, 2 Drink Min + $15 Cover ---

SUN BRUNCH, $45 All You Can Drink Brunch & Show Package ---

(8.875% tax and 20% suggested tip additional)

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 34 times today

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    American, Italian, Grill

  • Hours of operation

    Tue–Thu, Sun 7:00 pm–11:00 pm Fri 7:00 pm–12:00 am Sat 5:00 pm–1:00 am Sun 12:00 pm–4:30 pm

  • Phone number

    (212) 675-7710

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Owned/operated by

    LGBTQ+

  • Executive chef

    Armando Merino

  • Catering

    Not Available

  • Private party facilities

    Lips is available for private events on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays.

  • Neighborhood

    Turtle Bay

  • Cross street

    2nd and 3rd Ave

  • Parking details

    On Street Parking after 7pm Discounted parking at Bristol Garage - 300 E 56th St. - (Between 1st and 2nd Ave)

  • Public transit

    NYC SubwayLexington and 53rd St - 6 trainLexington and 59th St - 4,5,6,N,R,W trains5th Ave and 53rd St - E, M trains

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 654 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.2Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.8Ambience
  • 4.5Value

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Sacramento

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    So much fun and super entertaining! Good food too. Definitely recommend for a great night out.
  2. HS

    HelenS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Took my daughter there for her 21st birthday yesterday and can I say we had the ABSOLUTE BEST TIME EVER!!! The brunch was delicious especially the bottomless mimosas. And the show...You NEED TO GO!! 5 STARS!! It was funny and we were so involved In the show. Now my 16 year old wants to go back for her birthday!!! Just GO!! You will have the BEST TIME EVER
  3. RC

    RosieC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had so much fun!!! Will definitely bring others.
  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was amazing!!
  5. AJ

    AJacs

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    So much fun!! Went here for my 21st and had an amazing time.
  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    7 reviews

    3.0

    7 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall3food5service4ambience5
    Food & drinks were great , the show was very energetic.
  7. c

    caroll

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fabulous great night lovely atmosphere ! Lots of fun
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    So fun, entertaining & our Best Buy for the buck in NYC
  9. NN

    NoName

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall3food1service3ambience3
    We said we were celebrating birthdays. They asked if we wanted to do the birthday celebration. We said no. We still got charged for the birthday celebrations. The food looks and tastes like it was only put in a microwave. The energy of the show was great and we enjoyed the entertainment, but I don’t like being charged $30 for something I said I didn’t want. The prices of the food are ridiculous for the quality. I’ll pay 22 for a meal, but not if it was microwaved.
  10. AD

    AleDO

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had the best time and the food was actually really good! 100% recommended!
  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food2service5ambience5
    Good vibe! The show starts at 21:00
  12. JL

    JamesL

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Incredible, great food, great atmosphere and a amazing performance
  13. S

    Squrl

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 28, 2022

    overall4food1service5ambience4
    The queens are awesome but the show was just ok. Ive been to a lot of drag shows in nyc and this one was pretty bad for the big price tag. The food is always awful but whos going there for the food
  14. TW

    TeresaW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Absolutely a great time! Food, drinks and amazing performers. We were there celebrating a friend's birthday. Was well worth the 2hr train ride. Keep up the good work.
  15. BR

    BridgetR

    Nashville

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was a great show. Good food and an extremely wonderful time.
  16. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had a blast. Drinks, food and service were much better than we’d expected, honestly. The Queens were a hoot. Would definitely recommend.
  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 26, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Amazing show and great service! My only comment is the show could have been longer but still great fun!
  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Vancouver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We loved our experience and Sofia! She was awesome!
  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 23, 2022

    overall5food3service5ambience5
    The appetizer sampler was great. I highly suggest that. The chicken tenders were also good. We ordered the chicken a la vodka and the super burger as our entrees. I would not necessarily recommend those. As for the show... AMAZING!!! I laughed so hard and truly enjoyed the experience. I took my daughter and she too had a blast.
  20. BC

    BriceC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 21, 2022

    overall5food3service5ambience5
    An Amazing place to have a very good time. Very nice staff, show and ambiance. Thank you to the Lips Team !!
  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Mexico City

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 21, 2022

    overall2food1service2ambience2
    Overpriced drag show, not worth it
  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 20, 2022

    overall5food4service4ambience5
    It was a very pleasurable experience. I love the energy show were amazing. I have been recommending to everyone I know to make the time and do this.
  23. CH

    CHOUCHANAT

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Its my first time and i adore that : the ambiance, the singers, the music I’ll be back soon but in my town :PARIS Love and kisses Take care Chouchana
  24. FH

    FrancesH

    Baltimore

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great girls night out to celebrate a birthday! Service was excellent, show was great and the food was very tasty! In my opinion a great deal for dinner, drinks and a show in NYC!! Can’t wait to visit again
  25. S

    Shannon

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our second time coming. Absolutely fantastic. Foods very good. Wish there was more salad. Crowns for birthday etc were to masculine , no sash as it described there would be. Everything else wonderful. Waitresses fabulous, entertainment fabulous. Thank you, we will be back again and again.
  26. C

    Cheryvontitz

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Awesome show! We had a great time and the queens were amazing. The only downfall was the volume of the music. It was so loud that it took away from the show. It was almost “fuzzy” sounding because it was so loud. Otherwise it was the best part of our trip!
  27. M

    Megan

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We went to celebrate our anniversary at Lips. 10 years ago we went there the night before our wedding and had a great time and this time was just as great. Good entertainment and good food. It's definitely worth going here and we will be back.
  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Absolutely loved it
  29. D

    Draglover

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I always have a fantastic time at lips, the service is amazing and the performances are even better!!
  30. L

    Laurie

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 19, 2022

    overall5food4service4ambience4
    We had so much fun! The show and everyone working there were awesome! The whole show runs like a well oiled machine .... no hic ups. Would go back again and again. Great job everyone!
  31. ES

    EmmyS

    Seattle

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 17, 2022

    overall5food2service5ambience5
    We had an amazing time! The staff was incredible. we Came for the show so food definitely not my favorite. Lol but everything else Was good
  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 17, 2022

    overall5food3service5ambience5
    Recommended by friends. Great night out
  33. M

    Marnie

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 14, 2022

    overall5food3service4ambience5
    It was an amazing experience! Queens were so nice and lots of fun. Beautiful venue. Food was ok. But the show and ambience was perfect!!
  34. AF

    AlexF

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall3food2service3ambience5
    L'expérience globale était assez décevante par rapport à ce que nous pouvons trouver en France. La nourriture était pas très bonne (ok, je suis français donc mon avis est biaisé) Le son était aussi fort que dans une paroisse évangélique (terrible) Le show était ok. Le plus gros problème était qu'à peine sur scène, littéralement 30 secondes après, les drags étaient déjà dans le restaurant en train de demander les tips. Franchement, je ne comprends pas comment on peut donner des tips alors que la drag vient à peine de monter sur scène et que la chanson est à peine commencé. Bref, rien à voir avec nos Drag française. Nous sommes allé au Lips car c'est une institution de la scène Drag à NYC, mais je ne pense pas y retourner.
  35. TL

    TorrieL

    New England

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience3
    In general, this was a good experience. The food was decent for what it was, but small things would have made a major difference (ex. the Bloody Mary's were not good, not enough condiments were provided, etc.). The service was very fast and organized, it was impressive that they were able to sit the entire room at the same time, and get orders and serve food in less than 30 minutes. They were able to accommodate my group, even with a few changes in group number in the days prior. For the performance itself, it felt like the Drag Queens spent more time collecting tips than actually performing. I understand that is a huge part of drag performances, but I would have loved if we were told to hold tips for each performer's last performance, that way their first performance would be purely performance. I was a bit disappointed that multiple songs selected were obscure broadway songs. I loved that Ginger Snap always sang a medley of Broadway and pop songs - I would have loved if all the performances followed this format. It would have been much more enjoyable for the attendees that aren't major broadway fans.
  36. EA

    ElizabethA

    New England

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    A fantastic experience! So glad we went. The MC (Ariel Sinclair) was my favorite part of the evening. I howled with laughter at her dry wit and gentle roasts of those celebrating birthdays. All the ladies were talented and delightful. Highly recommend!
  37. C

    Cjlogan

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 12, 2022

    overall3food5service5ambience3
    Loved our server and entertainment but honestly it is quite overpriced for a regular drag show. I didn’t think it was really a wow experience. Even though food is included which the shrimp Alfredo was delicious, 200 bucks for 2 people is crazy. Especially since this was a drag that I can see in Philly with a $15 cover charge. We don’t even pay half of that at a drag Brunch at Hamburger Mary’s with unlimited Mimosas. Even though Twiggy and the rest of the ladies were great. The whole production just seemed rushed and not worth the price. My bf and I have been wanting to come for a while. And Now that we have, I don’t think it is something we need to do again. Maybe cut out a time slot and give more of a show and experience.
  38. J

    Jaygomez

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Worth every penny. Staff were lovely. Fantastic show and the food was excellent too. I had a burger but it was massive and tasty
  39. TH

    TashinaH

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 12, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    We celebrated my cousin's 50th Birthday. The food came out quickly. Our entrees were pretty good. Everything moves quickly, food and the show. However, we enjoyed ourselves.
  40. GM

    GeorgiaM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was a great way to end our holiday. The queens were amazing, the food was great, and I just wish our holiday was longer so we could try out all of the shows.

FAQs

Lips NYC is rated 4.7 stars by 654 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 34 times today
Google Map for Lips NYC

227 E 56th St, New York, NY 10022-3754

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street

    2nd and 3rd Ave

  • Neighborhood

    Turtle Bay

  • Hours of operation

    Tue–Thu, Sun 7:00 pm–11:00 pm Fri 7:00 pm–12:00 am Sat 5:00 pm–1:00 am Sun 12:00 pm–4:30 pm

  • Cuisines

    American, Italian, Grill

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    On Street Parking after 7pm Discounted parking at Bristol Garage - 300 E 56th St. - (Between 1st and 2nd Ave)

  • Public transit

    NYC SubwayLexington and 53rd St - 6 trainLexington and 59th St - 4,5,6,N,R,W trains5th Ave and 53rd St - E, M trains

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Owned/operated by

    LGBTQ+

  • Executive chef

    Armando Merino

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (212) 675-7710

  • Catering

    Not Available

  • Private party facilities

    Lips is available for private events on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays.

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