Rí Rá Irish Pub
Ratings: 18 | Reviews: 12 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by mltobin:
3.45/5 rDev +9.5%
The decore from the outside certainly stands out while strolling by on Church Street in downtown Burlington.
The atmosphere is very good, often busy at Ri Ra, a warm and cozy environment that is fairly typical of a nice irish pub, a place where the locals can gather.
The service is good, warm and friendly.
Beer selection is mediocre, vermont micros represented and some macros common in an irish pub, but that is about it.
Food is better than average, shephards pie is great, but the prices are a tad expesive for a "pub".
02-07-2008 02:20:27 | More by mltobin
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3.3/5 rDev +4.8%
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 +8.9%
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
3.55/5 rDev +12.7%
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
Rí Rá Irish Pub in Burlington, VT
79 out of 100 based on 18 ratings.