About R Lounge at Two Times Square

No matter what time of day, the views from R Lounge (voted Best Scenic View by OpenTable diners) are spectacular both inside and out. Boasting floor-to-ceiling windows and breathtaking panoramic views of Times Square, this new NYC lounge and bar comes as a welcome oasis and stylish escape from the hustle and bustle of Times Square.

714 Seventh Avenue (inside Renaissance Hotel)
Two Times Square
New York, NY 10036
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, American, Tapas / Small Plates

Hours of Operation:
Sunday - Monday 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday - Thursday 5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Friday - Saturday 12:30PM - 12:00 AM

Cross Street:
West 47th and 48th Street

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(212) 261-5114

Website:
http://www.rloungetimessquare.com/

Parking Details:
Valet Parking Available ($65 cars, $75 oversized vehicles)

Public Transit:
1 to 50th Street
N,R to 49th & Seventh
C,E to 50th Street

Executive Chef:

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access

Special Events & Promotions:
With the ultimate wraparound views of Times
Square, R Lounge is an inspired setting for any type
of gathering. Perched intimately along the pulsating
energy below, this truly unique venue will turn any
event into something unforgettable. It’s a refreshing
and stylish atmosphere where your guests will enjoy
specialty cocktails and inventive menu.
The lounge can accommodate up to 300 guests, who
can expect cuisine and service that are nothing short
of extraordinary.

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Details
Sun - Mon 9:00PM - 11:45PM

Private Dining

Featuring panoramic views of Times Square, Two Times Square is an unforgettable venue for inspiring events. Please visit our Open Table private dining page for more information

R Lounge at Two Times Square Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.0

service

3.7

ambience

4.7

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

88% would recommend it to a friend

Scenic View (40)
People Watching (28)
Fun (22)
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Special Occasion (18)
Pre/post Theatre (17)
Hot Spot (16)
Good for Birthdays (13)
Good for a Date (13)
Good for Anniversaries (11)
Vibrant Bar Scene (11)
Bar Seating (10)
Happy Hour (10)
Casual (10)
Cozy (9)
Late-night Find (9)
Good for Groups (8)
Romantic (8)
Tapas (7)
Quick Bite (6)
Kid-friendly (4)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Seasonal (4)
Worth the Drive (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Creative Cuisine (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Great for Brunch (2)
Fit for Foodies (2)
Live Music (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Authentic (1)
Business Meals (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Great Beer (1)
Healthy (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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 (Miami)·Dined 4 days ago

Great food. Pricy but worth it as the view of Times Square is spectacular. Comfortable seating. Dynamite wait staff. Very helpful and they know the menu. Food came quickly and was excellent. Would definitely go back. Music is a tad loud in the restaurant but it's part of the experience/mood. If you have business to discuss, just move back to the bar area where it's a bit quieter.

Tags: Late-night Find, Quick Bite, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined 7 days ago

The staff is always very nice and accommodating--good bar food and drinks.

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·Dined on January 14, 2018

Beautiful night view of Times Square and prices were pretty reasonable considering it is NYC

Tags: Happy Hour, Late-night Find, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 2, 2018

Wrap-around, floor to ceiling windows and third floor location make this a very nice lounge with a fantastic view of Times Square. This provides a splendid view with the added benefit of not having to be out there in the madness. We had cocktails, shared some delicious small plates - Soft Pretzels, Fried Shrimp, Lobster Roll, Adult Grilled Cheese, and desserts - Ice Cream Sandwich and Molten Lava Cake. Of these, the grilled cheese believe it or not, was the best.
One complaint - they have a lovely menu of cocktails that would be terrific "mocktails" but are all pre-mixed and can not be made virgin.

Tags: Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Scenic View
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Service wasn't Good, no one asked how our food was or even checked on us. We tried to get our check but instead he ignored us and brought my husband back a beer after we were all done drinking and wanted to leave. The waiters were not very personal.

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 (Miami)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We had a very good experience. We arrived 30 mins before our reservation and they were able to accommodate us, appreciate that. Had the strawberry salad and swordfish, both were good. Service was good, our waiter was very attentive. Would definitely return.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Probably the best view of Times Square for the Money. Food is a pretty good value. The behind the bar staff get many kudos for great service (especially Melody) while we waited for our lounge table

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·Dined on December 30, 2017

Enjoyed cocktails and the view!

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Visit ny for ny

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 (Miami)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Great food and place

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·Dined on December 27, 2017

Fantastic atmosphere. The menu is small but authentic. Service was not the best but the ambiance and views of Times Square made up for it.

Tags: Cozy, Authentic, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on December 27, 2017

A must for the ultimate Times Square experience!!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Vue superbe

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 25, 2017

We were seated straight away. Great views. Hostess was slightly rude. Food was good. Cocktails nice. Waiter polite.

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·Dined on December 24, 2017

This was my 4th time at RLounge and the experience is still the same EXCELLENT. Can't wait to visit again

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, People Watching, Scenic View, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Gluten Free Options, Seasonal, Great for Brunch
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·Dined on December 19, 2017

Fab location and great vibe. Lovely place to celebrate my son’s 18th birthday!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating, Cozy, Scenic View, Fun, People Watching, Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 17, 2017

We came to R Lounge on the last night of our amazing Mom/Daughters get away to NYC!! What a spectacular way to end our visit!! Service was amazing and the food was great!! What a view of Times Square!!!

Tags: Late-night Find, Bar Seating
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Views are unbeatable. Food and drinks were good. Service was nonexistent. In 2 hrs we saw the waitress 3 times and ONLY because we had to ask someone to send her to us each time. Husband waited 40 minutes for second drink. In the end, she gave us some else’s credit card and after a second staff member waved us off, we had to go in search of the owner ourselves. We would have spent 2 or 3 times more if we could have gotten served. Hard to beat the location, but tough to keep that in mind with such bad service.

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·Dined on December 16, 2017

Amazing Times Square view... food & drinks were a little pricey, but good...

Tags: Cozy, Bar Seating, People Watching, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
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·Dined on December 10, 2017

Fun, vibrant atmosphere with fantastic views of Times Square. Excellent drinks and the food was absolutely delicious although pricey. Our waitress, however, was slow, inattentive, and forgetful. My friend was without silverware for so long after receiving her meal that we had to flag down a different waiter to ask for a fork and knife. It's unfortunate, really, that something so simple -- basic customer service training -- is bringing this fabulous place down. Still an enjoyable experience, but frustrating at times.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Service was very lackluster. View and ambiance were one of a kind.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 9, 2017

I'm only glad I carved out 2 hours ahead of our show to grab a quick bite. We made reservations but apparently that doesn't guarantee you seating at the actual time of reservation. And then the hostess warned me that the only table available had very slow service. And it definitely lived up to that. We ordered two apps and one of them (which was hummus!) took over an hour. When the food finally came, it wasn't bad, but not worth the stress of wondering just how long it would take. The one positive is that it does have a great view of the heart of Times Square from a second floor level, but just be sure you're in no rush to get anywhere else.

Tags: Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, People Watching
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 (New England)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Ambiance and scene cannot be beat! Very cool vibe and great views of Time Square. Service was well below par. Very slow and food came out well before our drinks from the bar. If the service were better, this place would be a 5.

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·Dined on December 4, 2017

Had a brilliant night for our friends 50th birthday,view was outstanding I was glad when I booked to put a comment where we wanted to be seated. Food was great but not a big variety waitress was lovely couldn’t remember her name but she had dark hair and glasses middle age brilliant customer service,great atmosphere definitely would come back and would recommend.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Birthdays, People Watching, Good for Groups, Scenic View, Fun, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Beautiful decor with incredible views and location. Food was very tasty and very reasonably priced especially considering location. Was recommended to visit by someone who had only found it by chance and what a hidden gem it is

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Seasonal, Bar Seating, Late-night Find, Pre/post Theatre, People Watching, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Casual
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·Dined on December 2, 2017

Took my partner out to eat for his birthday/anniversary and we had an amazing time.

The view is what you’re paying for, but it is quite phenomenal. The food was delicious, but the portions could be bigger.

As for the service, they’re really attentive but definitely have snobby attitudes. I got sense of them wanting us to leave to open up the table. Maybe because we didn’t order any alcohol beverages?

Nonethelsss, still worth eating at for what is truly important, and that is being lit up with all of the amazing lights of Times Square.

Tags: Fun, Quiet Conversation, Tapas, People Watching
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·Dined on December 2, 2017

The view is to die for!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Great view of time square. Drinks were really good and food was ok. Wait staff not very friendly or attentive.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 26, 2017

The reason to go here is the view. You can get drinks and apps anywhere else equally as good. It has one of the best views overlooking times square that i have been too. Lots of tourists taking selfies with the light show from times square outside, who can blame them.
The prices are a bit high but you get a nice size table and was not rushed. very nice for an after show drink. The service could have been a bit better, more professional, but it is what it is. very enjoyable for drinks and apps. Plenty of window tables.

Tags: Scenic View, Pre/post Theatre
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Amazing food and view !!

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·Dined on November 26, 2017

All in all, it was an AMAZING visit. The place was incredible: the view, the food, the ambiance, etc. My only comment would be the service. Our waiter was not around very often and gave us the check without us even asking for it..? I’m the bar manager at the restaurant where I work and am generally very patient at other venues, but it was a bit frustrating. Other than that, FIVE STARS.

Tags: Healthy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Tapas, Scenic View
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 (Portland)·Dined on November 25, 2017

We stayed at the Renaissance Hotel in the heart of Times Square over the long Thanksgiving Holiday 2017. Our two adult daughters joined us in New York and we planned to celebrate our older daughter's recent promotion and passing off her CPA exams. R Lounge offers incredible views of Times Square from the elevated restaurant that offers floor to ceiling windows and is particularly special at night. My two daughters and I ordered a specialty drinks, small bites and ordered the fish with the fresh fruit salsa. My husband enjoyed a beer with the steak --everyone was pleased. It was the perfect way to dine before we headed to see the "Aladdin" Musical on Broadway nearby.

Tags: Fun, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on November 24, 2017

Gorgeous views. Great service. Not an expansive menu, but good food. Great for drinks and a snack when you're in Times Square.

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·Dined on November 24, 2017

Leider hat man sich im R Lounge at Two Times Square nicht willkommen gefühlt. Wenn man also einfach als Tourist mit einer schönen Aussicht auf den Times Square essen möchte wird man nicht gerade herzlich empfangen. Das Essen war nicht herausragend gut, zumindest war der Preis dafür nicht angemessen. Die Kellner konnten wenig bis gar kein Englisch und brachten mit der Quittung keinen Stift sodass man einen Endpreis (mit Trinkgeld) hätte draufschreiben können. So haben wir schlussendlich auch noch $5 mehr bezahlt als wir wollten. Mein Fazit ist das ich dort nur für den Ausblick hingehen würde. Ich würde aber nichts mehr essen sondern höchstens einen Cocktail trinken.

Tags: Scenic View
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·Dined on November 24, 2017

Good view over time square. Good place for a quiet break away from The noisy streets. Excellent staff!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 24, 2017

The atmosphere was great and food was Amazing I definitely recommend this to anyone looking for somewhere nice to eat

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 (Cornwall)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Very drafty and cold where we were sitting so spoilt the evening. Food was ok but service was slow. Wine was expensive and poor quality. Live music was a pleasant surprise and view was good.

Tags: Good for a Date, Scenic View, Live Music
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·Dined on November 24, 2017

Location overlooking Times Square were amazing....Waiter was not really attentive and needed to keep checking with the kitchen when asked about the menu. That aside, the quality of food was very good and portions were just at the right amount.

Tags: Scenic View, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, People Watching
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Great meal for thanksgiving! Made accommodations for us to have a window seat to overlook Times Square. Great experience!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Fun, Casual, Live Music, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, People Watching, Romantic, Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on November 22, 2017

Awesome view of Times Square and reasonable prices for great food.

Tags: People Watching, Scenic View, Afternoon Coffee, Good for Groups, Late-night Find, Special Occasion, Fun, Casual, Cozy, Hot Spot, Good for a Date
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