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R2L’s Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square Restaurant A Favorite Venue to Celebrate an Engagement

R2L is Philly’s favorite place to celebrate an engagement. Acclaimed New American hors d’oeuvres and chef-attended stations give invited guests a taste of Chef Daniel Stern’s culinary brilliance. Take in views like this at R2L’s Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square restaurant.

Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square RestaurantsPersonal attention and a collaborative effort between you and our event coordinators will lead to successful evening during this treasured occasion. We help take care of every detail and provide professional, dependable resources so that you can relax and be a part of the festivities with friends and family.

Tiered packages such as Happy Hour, Celebration, & Grand Reception help you customize and select offerings based on guest count and specific requests or dietary restrictions. The following are just a sampling of some of the new features from our seasonal private reception menu:

Alternate Hors D’Oeuvres:

  • Crispy Crab Dumpling w/ spicy old bay seasoning
  • Crisp Cheese Arancini w/ truffle + soy sabayon
  • Lamb Lollipop Chops w/ harissa
  • Vegan Sliders w/ spicy mayo

American Mezze Stations:

  • Oil Cured Tuna Crostini
  • Cured Meats + Local Cheeses
  • Trio of Dips: tapenade, gruyere & onion, avocado-scallion-jalapeno

Small Plates Stations:

  • Roasted Veal Tenderloin w/ saffron jus (protein selection)
  • Filet Mignon + Braised Short Rib Duo (protein selection)
  • Spinach + Wild Mushrooms (vegetable selection)
  • Curry Scented Cauliflower (vegetable selection)
  • Garganelli Pasta w/ roast pork, broccoli rabe + long hots (pasta selection)
  • Penne Pasta w/ wild mushroom + spinach (pasta selection)

We also carry an extensive wine & champagne list for your special day and are happy to recommend wine pairings for your chosen reception offerings:

Veuve Clicquot, Brut, Reims, France, 2008
Möet & Chandon, Grand Vintage Blanc, Épernay, Champagne, France, 2008
Veuve Clicquot, Vintage Rosé, Reims, France, 2008
Pierre Gimonnet & Fils, “Cuvée Gastronome 1er Cru, Blanc de Blancs,” Brut, Vertus, Champagne, France, 2008
Hubert Soreau, “Le Clos L’abbé” Brut 1er Cru, Épernay, France, 2007
R. Pouillon, Rosé de Saignee Brut 1er Cru, Mareuil-sur-Ay, Champagne, France, 2007
Saint-Chamant, “Millésime Brut,” Épernay, Champagne, France, 2002
Krug, Clos du Mesnil, Reims, Champagne, France, 1998

Contact Us

Call our event specialists today at 215.564.3585 to begin planning your private engagement reception or rehearsal dinner at R2L’s Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square restaurant.

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