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50 S 16th St, 37th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19102-2516
+1 215-564-5337
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
50 S 16th St, 37th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19102-2516
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Told we had to spend $100 per person to get a good table. Had questions about wine selection. Our waiter said she would consult the sommelier. She came back with written notes but no sommelier. We asked to speak with the sommelier but were told...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great views. Excellent service. Very reasonable prices particularly considering the venue. Beautiful food.

Thank Inese F
Reviewed 30 April 2018

I was here to celebrate a friends birthday. We paid a deposit to have a wonderful window seat which was well worth it. The short rib eye and filet mignon was amazing. Lobster mac and cheese could have been better, but the organic potatoes were...More

Thank Julie M
DSRPhila, Public Relations Manager at R2L, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Hi Julie-- thanks for your review! I'd be interested to know what we can do better. Do you mind sharing thoughts and details if/when it's convenient for you? You can reach me at dsmadigan@R2Lrestaurant.com or at 215-564-5337. Thank you, I appreciate it! Best regards, Dana...More

Reviewed 29 April 2018

Very good, food was innovative. Service was very good. Food a bit cold though. Came out quick too. Great views but on the wrong side...still we may go back.More

Thank oneLmichele1111
DSRPhila, Public Relations Manager at R2L, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Hi Michele-- thanks for your review! I'd be interested to know which items may have been cold, and have a chance to make it up to you next time you're in Philadelphia. Do you mind sharing thoughts and details if/when it's convenient for you? You...More

Reviewed 17 April 2018

We arranged for a private room to host a birthday party. The room was lovely with great views of the city. Service was very exceptional!!! Just great. We were very happy with the food as well. Certainly a fine restaurant.

Thank orchiddoc
Reviewed 15 April 2018

We dined here for an anniversary and had a wonderful time. The views of Philadelphia are gorgeous (try to time your visit for sunset!). You may want to reserve a window table well in advance as they fill up quick (deposit required to do that)....More

Thank Chuck D
Reviewed 15 April 2018

HIGH HIGHS was not ironic: the best part is the location. Can't beat the view. 35 floors up Liberty 2 and even for locals the city looks freshly thrilling at that height. So on venue alone, R2L gets points, and honestly, some, though not all,...More

Thank Victoria Z
Reviewed 11 April 2018

This is such a gorgeous space, and it's a shame because there are about 100 better restaurants in Philadelphia that would do a much better job in this location. The food is mediocre and overpriced (I mean overpriced when compared to other nice restaurants, not...More

Thank green269
Reviewed 9 April 2018

No doubt about it you pay for the view. This is for tourists. It's OK. Not exacty the Rainbow Room. Good Happy Hour. Locals avoid it.

Thank pearlmiriam
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

You sit a top the Two Liberty skyscrapper building with panoramic views of the south and west sides of Philadelphia. Although there are some better restaurants in Philadelphia, the food and drinks are very good. And the view cannot be beat.

Thank TMish2014
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15 September 2015|
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Response from Kayla M | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think that you and your group will be more than fine. They had a dining area and an area that was designed for happy hour. Because it's on a Saturday it might slightly overwhelm the bar but I really think you'll be ok... More
8 May 2015|
Response from honestreviews225 | Reviewed this property |
We went mid week and it was business casual
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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 Centre West
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-564-5337
  • E-mail
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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