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Lucky Cheng’s

240 W. 52nd St. (Broadway & 8th Ave.) Send to Phone
Kitschy cabaret with drag queens bearing dishes from the eclectic American menu.

Dinner Wed.-Sun.
Open late
  • Dress code: Casual

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Lucky Cheng’s Restaurant Review

: A restaurant with 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. Food-wise, expect dishes ranging from Asian fried chicken wings to pan-seared almond-crusted salmon and a number of desserts.
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