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Lucky Cheng’s

24 First Ave. (1st & 2nd Sts.) Send to Phone
212-995-5500 | Menu
Kitschy cabaret with drag queens bearing all---dishes from the pan-Asian menu, that is.
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Cuisine
Open
Dinner nightly
Open late
Features
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Full bar
  • Reservations suggested

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  • 2.5 star rating
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Lucky Cheng’s Restaurant Review

: A restaurant with a kitschy Asian décor and Asian drag-queen waiters (or do we call them waitresses)? Okay, Lucky Cheng’s isn't a restaurant to which you'd take your grandmother (there’s a high noise level), but you can have a lot of fun here. In fact, many celebs do, as the copies of tabloids posted out front attest. Surprisingly, the food is better than simply adequate: dip your crackling crisp-fried calamari into passion fruit dipping sauce and then savor the seared guava-yuzu scallops served with a radish sprout salad. For a small fee, you can have your own private drag queen perform at your table.

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