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Ri Ra The Irish Pub Charlotte NC

) #79 of 1,998 Restaurants in Charlotte $$ - $$$ Irish, ,
208 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2137
+1 704-333-5554
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Irish, Bar, Pub
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208 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2137
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

In town for business and looking for a place to eat supper. Found this pub and it is great. I ate the bbq burger and fries with a Lenny Boy laughing yogi beer. Great combination. The live music started at 8:30 and these guys rocked....More

Thank attaboy73
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I love Ri Ra. I enjoy the atmosphere, food, and drinks. Never had anything I didn't like... until tonight. My sliders were great and the chips and beer are always great! My wife's steak tips were just ok. Not very good cuts, mostly fat. Never...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As I was walking through the city I stumbled across this gem of a pub. I love Irish pubs and this one certainly did not disappoint! I had the Jameson Beef Tips and they were delicious! The service was stellar. I highly recommend to anyone!

Thank Anick C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were only going there for a happy hour, but stayed for dinner and the food was GREAT. SO glad we did - its a fun little bar that serves great food - perfect!

Thank ColoradoKat343
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With a concert to attend we left our hotel and stopped in this past Saturday afternoon and were underwhelmed by the atmosphere and the food. The service was average - and even when the manager stopped by our table to ask, he seem to be...More

Thank Patrick C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent, friendly watering hole with a limited, but nice, menu. Super service, well located, nicely set out.

Thank DanIelDMan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose this pub after our tour guide suggested that we go and ask about the ghosts in the building. Burgers were delicious and the artifacts were very interesting. First bar came from Ireland and the statue of St Peter overlooking the second or third...More

Thank AnnetteT5
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This food was all fresh and house made. The lamb burger with goat cheese was one of the best that I have ever had. The cocktails were great too.

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 10 July 2017

My friend and I had dinner here on 7/5/17 before catching opening night of Jersey Boys. She had been here once before but this was my first time. While the restaurant is fairly noisy and the service was slow, the food was very good. She...More

Thank GriffOnGriffOff
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We were looking for a place to get a beer and something to eat on a Sunday lunch in Charlotte and were attracted in by the Irish theme and the offer of live music. We were shown upstairs albeit the server forgot to get our...More

Thank Tony C
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Bruce W
12 August 2015|
Response from attaboy73 | Reviewed this property |
Have to park on the street or in a parking garage.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2137
    (Fifth and Tryon)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte>  > First Ward
  • Neighbourhood: First Ward
  • Phone Number: +1 704-333-5554
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Rí Rá opened its doors for the first time on March 14th, 1997. The pub survived a major fire in 2009 and will celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2017. Meticulously restored in Ireland and shipped to the US, Rí Rá embodies everything that you would expect from a genuine Irish pub. The pub has been carefully restored from old Irish pubs and related salvaged artefacts including an original shop bar, a 19th century Victorian bar. The pub and fire restoration required a tremendous effort from a select group of master carpenters, glazers and painters. We are proud to showcase a unique and genuine Irish pub in Uptown Charlotte.
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