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50 S 16th St, 37th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19102-2516 (Between Chestnut & Market Street)
+1 215-564-5337
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Hamilton, New Jersey
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband surprised me with a corner window table for my birthday at R2L - what a night! Our waiter Matthew was absolutely perfect, and the service very much added to the overall specialness of the night. We started with the Fromage Blanc Gnocchi(oh WOW it's literally as if you're eating little cheese pillows of air) and drinks (Pouilly Fume... More 

Thank soblondeoverblue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a really nice time in the bar overlooking Philly. We enjoyed heavy appetizers and many delicious drinks. Everything was great. Our waiter was adorable, the food was perfect and the drinks were creative and fun. And of course the view is fantastic.

Thank Fozzley
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This had to be one of the best upscale restaurants I've ever been at. The atmosphere was nice and laid back and felt like you were wanted there. Didn't get a window seat but from where me and my lady sat the view was good enough. Our waiter was exceptional and courteous. I order the grilled chicken meal which came... More 

Thank Anthony A
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very nice dinner here with six of our friends. This was our first visit to R2L and it was an enjoyable evening. Service was excellent. The menu selections were extensive. Our friends have been there numerous times and the chef sent a number of appetizers over to our table complimentary, which was a nice gesture by the... More 

Thank cbcrane
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a pretty good time dining at R2L for my anniversary. When we were seated unnoticed food on the floor. So while they cleaned our space the showed us to a room In which we could view the city skyline. Great! I had the shirt ribs. Which were amazing,but just a bit salty. The service is impeccable except I kept... More 

Thank Tasheba B
Ocean City, Maryland
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Take your credit card, your taste for great wine and high-rise views, and get to R2L on the 37th floor. The appetizer menu is not that long, but it has something for everyone and sharing three or four of them -- along with a glass or two of wine -- will suffice for dinner if you are not starving. It... More 

Thank nsmith2
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Great appetizers!! Ask for a window seat to get a beautiful view of the city!! They also have a nice happy hour. We went on a Thursday around 5pm - nice small crowd.

Thank cha1962
DSRPhila, Manager at R2L, responded to this review

Good Morning, Thank you for the positive feedback. At R2L, we strive to make each experience fun and memorable. We can't think of a better way to end the day than with a great cocktail in our lounge overlooking the city during happy hour and we are so glad you enjoyed your time here. We look forward to seeing you... More 

Miami, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Spent Christmas Eve/Anniversary dinner at R2L this past December 2016. One word, AMAZING. Upscale place, great prices and delicious food. I would highly recommend for couples looking to have a romantic dinner for two. The views at night are stunning. Our waitress made the entire experience 10 times better. Constantly on top of us and always made sure nothing was... More 

Thank xiomygonzalez23
Koege, Denmark
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Fantastic view of the city Specially on a clear night! I was our fist formal date and it really set the mood of the evening. The cuisine was exquisite. Waiter and staff are extremely professional and serve with the utmost quality. The sunset makes the perfect backdrop for dinner specially if you have a chance to reserve the booths. Highly... More 

Thank Muzalier G
Westfield, New Jersey
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440 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Went here for a business event and the view could not have been better. The food was very good and alcohol was decent, not super high end, but not cheap. The service was great. My only complaint was the difficulty in finding the restaurant (you need to enter the building off the street, and walk a bit further to find... More 

Thank LKWendel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 S 16th St, 37th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19102-2516
    (Between Chestnut & Market Street)
  • Public Transportation: Amtrak's Suburban Station is located 1/2 block from R2L
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-564-5337
One of Center City Philadelphia's most dramatic dining rooms, R2L sits 500 feet above the city on the 37th floor of Two Liberty Place. Featuring wall-to-wall unobstructed, breathtaking panoramic views that span for over 40 miles. R2L is a sophisticated and convivial gathering place where locals and visitors alike come to meet, entertain and celebrate while being thrilled by our bird's eye view of Philadelphia and world-class, creative American food. Our professional, warm and inviting service staff round out a spectacular and unique atmosphere.

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