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Lucky Cheng's

605 W. 48th St., New York, NY, 10019
nr. 11th Ave.

Avg. Rating

Food: 7
Service: 7
Décor: 7

Average Reader Rating on a Scale of 10.

67% would go back.

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A gem of the East Village!

By Paula212 on 3/18/2009

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Food: 9
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

Brilliant! I'd heard a lot of stories about crazy nights with lap dancing drag queens and unsuspecting brides to be! We went for my friends Bachelorette Party and had a total blast! Our food came out on platters so we got to try everything, I loved the honey chicken and pad thai! Cocktails were divine and our waitress was absolutely fabulous! The penis cake topped it all off! Can't say enough, loved it, going back!

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159 out of 327 people found this review helpful.

BEWARE - most disgusting trashy place in the city

By melis323 on 11/29/2008

  • Overall Rating: 1
  • Food: 1
  • Service: 1
  • Décor: 1
  • No, I would not go back!

this is one of the dirtiest most disgusting places ive ever been to. the food is awful and overpriced. the bathrooms were a disaster with toilets over flowing and paper all over the place. the shows are so/so and all the people that work there harass u for money the entire time. awful experience - STAY AWAY

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124 out of 237 people found this review helpful.


By BirthdayPartyof5 on 11/19/2007

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

Lucky Cheng's was the BEST restaurant/club/bar I have ever been to and I've been bartending for over 20 years. If you want to laugh your ass off while your eating delicious food this is the place you want to be. The staff is amazing, they were so on point for the entire night, they never broke character once. They are so funny and nice at the same time that you want them to insult you. I haven't laughed that much in years. Plus, the food was absolutely delicious, I recommend the Thai Marinated Beef and Fried Basil Appetizer, incredible!! I could go on and on but I'll just say, you don't want to miss this experience!!! PS- This is from 5 women out for a Birthday Party!

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171 out of 340 people found this review helpful.

I lauged, I gasped, I saw some guy's ----

By nykim23 on 6/26/2007

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Food: 7
  • Service: 9
  • Décor: 9
  • Yes, I would go back!

The first fifteen minutes of my Saturday night at Lucky Cheng's involved both watching our party's bride-to-be give a half-naked straight man a wild lap dance to win a drink called the Pink Pussy and getting flashed by a poorly dressed singing transvestite (because a bridesmaid slipped him a ten on her way to the bathroom). The bride and her mother are rather conservative, so I was worried, but we arrived already tipsy, ready to don our penis-shaped balloon hats and celebrate. Be prepared, however, for somewhat shocking vulgarity (think Margaret Cho levels). I did not expect much from the poorly-reviewed food, but it was tasty, if not memorable (though how high were my standards after four drinks and no dinner?). Almost every menu item has an additional charge, so the price quickly climbs above the promised $32. I recommend finishing the night off with Imelda's Shoe (life-sized and chocolate). While this isn't a restaurant you'd visit regularly, it was perfect for our bachelorette party. *** NOTE: Drinks are expensive, so hit another bar first to liquor up and lower inhibitions. ***

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279 out of 543 people found this review helpful.

whatever happened to baby jane doe?

By Cosmo on 4/11/2005

  • Overall Rating: 5
  • Food: 3
  • Service: 9
  • Décor: 6
  • No, I would not go back!

The overall excitement of this expierience has come and gone . This is due to the loss of some of the fabulous gals that have shined in only the way a true cheng girl can. Its like going to what was a hit Broadway show years later when the award winning cast has gone. Still an experience if you haven't Gone.

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