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50 S 16th St, 37th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19102-2516
+1 215-564-5337
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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50 S 16th St, 37th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19102-2516
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Attended a dinner hosted by a contractor here. The food and service was outstanding. It had a fantastic view of the city.

Thank Jack O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

looking forward to a meal here all day, so I skimped on breakfast and lunch. Took forever to start the meal as part of a catered private function in a back room, equal view. Odd salad starter, not very tasty. A simple garden salad would...More

Thank HikingTom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was absolutely delicious!!! Upscale environment, beautiful views, AMAZING service!!!! Highly recommended for special occasions!!!

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The veal was heavy and greasy. The bartender was sneaking food under the bar in between doing her sidework and pouring drinks. There was very little attention from the service staff. When I asked for a recommendation for my entree I received a quick answer...More

Thank TravlngExec
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't really get to experience the restaurant. We went during restaurant week and was kind of upset. We came according to the dress code but other was dressed different(down). The food was tasteful but very small portions. We had the bel shank, which it...More

Thank Shavonna T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed myself. I’ve been for my birthday and other people’s birthdays also just because. It’s very nice and can be very romantic if you’re looking for that. It can be whatever you need it to be but it’s always classy. Be sure to...More

Thank Mrs. Starr L
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Sorry that I can't 'rate' the good - as we stopped in for 'cocktail' during the holiday season. The views are amazing of the city particularly at 'dusk' plus we also saw an amazing sunset. Very popular bar/lounge and filled up quickly. The cost of...More

Thank WestChester_PaAvalon
Reviewed 3 January 2018

The views from this establishment on the 37th floor are fabulous. We enjoyed a drink from the bar while waiting for our table (didn't need a reservation, which was nice). Our server was dedicated to meeting our every need and did just that. We shared...More

Thank TheFetzerFour
Reviewed 28 December 2017

My boyfriend, I, and another couple came here 12/22/2017 for my boyfriend's birthday dinner. This place has been in magazines and reviewed well thus far. I'm here to tell the truth. I work in a fine dining restaurant as a bartender and server currently. The...More

5  Thank Rae B
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We took a friend here for his bachelor party recently. Most of the food was amazing. The bone-in ribeye and the short rib/filet mignon combo were both very tender, cooked precisely to our request and very flavorful. Our flatbread appetizer was very good, though a...More

1  Thank David L
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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
USD 31 - USD 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, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
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 Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center 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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