Rí Rá Irish Pub
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Reviews by Billolick:
3.55/5 rDev +8.2%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3 | food: 3 | $$
On the main tourist/pedestrain drag in downtown Burlington. Just a short walk from the much more interesting Amer.FlatBread and Farmhouse B & G..Go here for a burger and a pint of something mainstream. Dont ever expect anything too interesting on tap. Irish themed in a near Disney sort of way. A mess of flatscreans with the game on..Dull tap list, sole highlight was a selection from switchback...yawn...decent place for me to take my college student daughter to, cuz she likes the burgers, but not much else going on here, especially beer wise...you can see American Flatbread across the square from the rear of this joint....
01-20-2011 01:25:36 | More by Billolick
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3.3/5 rDev +0.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 4 | $$
Ri Ra is hit or miss and it really depends what you are looking for. It's a reasonably busy restaurant during the day. The food is good, if a little pricey, but they have half price burgers on Wednesday. The ambiance is exactly what you'd expect for a fake Irish pub, but I mean that in a good way. At night, it turns into a college bar, which is a bit odd given that there are much cheaper bars in Burlington. However, they have a DJ on Friday night and there's no cover. The beer list is alright, but pales in comparison to some neighboring bars. You can order whiskey from the menu of The Whiskey Room which is next door.
06-16-2014 03:08:41 | More by wfuqua
3.43/5 rDev +4.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3 | food: 4 | $$
A pretty decent Irish-style pub in the outdoor shopping mall on Church Street. There are much better places for beer enthusiasts extremely close by, but RiRa is still worth a stop on your pub crawl. Nice atmosphere overall, tidy decor. Crowd can get rambunctious, but what do you expect? Service is decent. Beer selection is okay, with your general British & Irish staples and a few micros. Food menu isn't extensive, but everything they have is tasty and well-made; typical Irish pub fare, as would be imagined. I particularly like the Kilcooly sandwich.
Again, there are much better places to explore when you're in town, and there are a few places I've yet to check out. But RiRa is still a good stop, perhaps for a quick lunch.
05-09-2011 13:19:51 | More by Rifugium
3.83/5 rDev +16.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5 | $$
Good place for an early dinner, burgers and some more Irish foods, but at night it turns into a bad and they often have live music. They've always got all your regular Irish beers on tap - Guinness, Harp, etc. Usually a bunch of local craft and a few from the area. I'll usually get whats on special because they'll usually have something for $3 that's a craft beer (last time it was the Redhook IPA) that's fairly decent.
Once the band starts playing it gets a bit rowdy but it's a fun place especially if you're in the mood for a guiness.
05-17-2010 14:19:42 | More by kingcrowing
3.4/5 rDev +3.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 3 | food: 4 | $$
It's all been said before. This is your classic Americam/Irish Pub (chain). Basic beer selection with euro's & locals on tap. BMC and a few other bottles.They really do a good job with any of the slow pours that they offer.
The food is pretty good, if you sit inside the service seems to be better that out on Church St.
I enjoy sitting at the bar in the evenings when Michael is bartending, you'll know him when you see him. I think he is the main reason we keep going back here.
Ri-Ra is by no means a must visit, but you could do a lot worse.
08-14-2009 13:19:58 | More by youbrewidrink
Rí Rá Irish Pub in Burlington, VT
81 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.