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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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2 Times Sq, Renaissance New York Times Square Hotel, New York City, NY 10036-7301
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted a place to sit and relax, but still feel like we were in the city. This fit the bill. The two of us shared a couple appetizers, iced tea, and water (getting hydrated on a summer day is important). The fried shrimp were...More

Thank Wendy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

R Lounge has absolutely terrible service. You would never believe it's in a 5-star hotel. First, I tried to order the grilled cheese without bacon because I'm a vegetarian and the waiter said no, that it could only be ordered as is. This was a...More

Thank Beverly K
David F, Operations Manager at R Lounge at Two Times Square, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good day, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent experience at our R-lounge here at Renaissance Times Square NY. We are very disappointed to hear about the service you recieved. We have addressed the challenge you encountered with the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The R Lounge is within the Renaissance hotel, we found the hotel and took the elevator up one floor. We booked a week before and I am so glad we did, as we had the best seats overlooking the whole of Times Square. I wasn't...More

Thank Staplz
Reviewed 20 June 2017

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 16 June 2017

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 2 June 2017 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 3 June 2017

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 6 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 23 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

1  Thank amoc46
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
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Questions & Answers
Megan Belle C
5 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.....
Paula A
22 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
Sara H
27 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
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:30 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 00:00
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
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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