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R Lounge at Two Times Square

2 Times Sq, Renaissance New York Times Square Hotel, New York City, NY 10036-7301
+1 212-261-5114
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“window seat” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
2 Times Sq, Renaissance New York Times Square Hotel, New York City, NY 10036-7301
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1 - 10 of 407 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

The R Lounge is on the first floor of the Renaissance hotel right in the heart of Times Square. Visited 3 times in 2 years and managed to get window seats each time. Service was great as were the drinks. We were a party of...More

Thank embt1
Reviewed 6 days ago

The R Lounge is tucked in the Renaissance hotel, find the entrance near the M&M store. We came here on Thursday night after the theater. It is a stunning space with floor to ceiling windows offering an unparalleled view on Times Square. It was moderately...More

Thank ozellhuehnerkoch327
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The title says it all ! Went there last week with a friend for drinks. I wanted to try this lounge for so long... the view is nice but unfortunately I had a pretty terrible experience... In fact our server's attitude was very unprofessional. For...More

Thank Lorene A
Michelle B, Front Office Manager at R Lounge at Two Times Square, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Lorene A, Please accept my most sincerest apology for the service challenges you experienced in the lounge. I would greatly appreciate the opportunity to speak with you regarding that evening that you were with us. Please feel free to contact me directly at michelle.barry@Marriott.com...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017

My daughter and I shared some heavy apps eater. Decor has been changed yet again, nut we enjoyed an exceptional view, seated, as usual window side. Had butternut squash raviol, small but delectable, and the mozzarella flatbread. Service greatl

Thank bestofminors
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Great View - suggest reservations - not a big food menu to choose from...mainly drinks and the view.

1  Thank french4us
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing!! You have the most perfect view of Times Square, the cocktails are reasonably priced ($15) and the food bites are delicious! The only reason it's not 5* is because the service was appalling. Our server was miserable the whole time and...More

Thank IainM23
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Travelled to NYC to celebrate my husbands 50th Birthday. We booked a window seat table at this restaurant months in advance based on trip advisor reviews. Unfortunately, due to a mix up over a private booking our reservation had to be moved to another night....More

Thank amoc46
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Staff friendly and helpful. Limited menu and bar selection. Great view of Times Square. Breakfast small buffet is good. Breakfast staff is wonderfully accommodating.

Thank 789bills
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Great locating for Times Square vintage view. Excellent service, pricey drinks with limited menu. Will return for drinks, view and snack.

Thank steven w
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant/bar is amazing for it's views of Times Square. You could sit here all night and not get bored. It has a great cocktail and drinks menu. The only thing letting it down is the lack of variety in food although the food they...More

Thank wineandtravelaholic
Nearby
Midtown
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
...More
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Megan Belle C
Hi! How far in advance can you book a table for new years eve? How much roughly would it cost me and my partner if we reserve a table from 8pm for a meal and drinks to celebrate the ball drop?
4 May 2016|
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Response from brucew266 | Reviewed this property |
You can book months in advance & better if you do want a table. Costs, I've seen from $2,500 at the back of the room to about $15,000 for the windows.....
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Paula A
Hi, can someone confirm if the R Lounge has reopened or will be open by Oct 2015? Thanks!!
21 September 2015|
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Response from Michelle B | Property representative |
Good Afternoon Paula, We're very excited for our soft opening of the R Lounge on Saturday, October 10th at 5PM. We'll be offering a new menu and new space with the same fantastic Times Square view! Warmest... More
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Sara H
Planning a trip to NYC for the end of August and noticed the website says "R Lounge is temporarily closed for renovation". Is that correct? Any suggestions for a similar bar with a view of Times Square?
26 July 2015|
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Response from Erin D | Reviewed this property |
I just went there at the beginning of July when they were under construction and they're actually still open, it just doesn't face Times Sq for the time being. Instead they have the back lounge open that faces 48th street (I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:30
Thursday
17:00 - 23:30
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Times Sq, Renaissance New York Times Square Hotel, New York City, NY 10036-7301
    (West 47th and 48th Street)
  • Public Transportation: 1 to 50th Street N,R to 49th & Seventh C,E to 50th Street
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-261-5114
  • E-mail
Description
Newly renovated and framed by chic, whitewashed décor, our portal to Times Square is bursting with theatric energy and color. Gather at our communal tables and peer out at the bustling world outside our walls. At night, the space transforms with a DJ booth and beats that echo through the night. Let the neon glow light your way to a new sensory experience.
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