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Ri Ra The Irish Pub Charlotte NC

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
208 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2137
+1 704-333-5554
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
208 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2137
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Fish Fry to DIE for. Totally worth the trip downtown for this amazing food, great service and cool vibe.

Thank Kristine W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here for drinks and appetizers before setting out on the Haunted Charlotte tour. The back bar, where we were seated, was from another Irish bar built in the 1700s. There are televisions strategically placed through the lower level showing sports, which is...More

Thank Rbnhoodga
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here for drinks and appetizers before embarking on the Charlotte Haunted Tour. We were seated in the back bar, which our tour guide said was salvaged from an actual Irish bar built in the 1700s. I wish I had planned the evening...More

Thank Robin M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Reuben was incredible. Real corned beef! The chips (fries) were also really good. The brunch items were ok but not great. The service was just ok. We waited for beers for a while every round.

Thank turnepf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for dinner before the theater. It was 5:30 on a Wednesday and there was no wait. We enjoyed the experimentalist sliders and shared a couple of orders of fish and chips. The daughters also tried the Tour of Ireland flight, as well as some...More

Thank Igocrazy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great place to have a quiet evening and enjoy some tasty fish and chips! I also thought it was awesome that a lot of the pub is made of reclaimed wood straight from Ireland!

Thank Ginger H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Made it there just in time for lunch (they close at 3 then reopen). Food was fantastic, top notch waiter (true Irishman). Highly recommend

Thank jbeez22
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

One of the best places to watch soccer - lots of working TVs, great fans, free coffee, and good food. Nice friendly service and always anticipating your needs.

Thank Queen14259
Reviewed July 31, 2018

While the food at Ri Ra was great, it is expensive. Also, our waitress was great, loved her, however we were eating before a concert, and had allowed 1.5 hours for the meal. Our food took ages to come out, and we ended up having...More

Thank Eileen D
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a casual dinner on Ri Ra’s rooftop on a nice evening in Charlotte. While our friendly server quickly took our drink orders, it was at least 15 minutes for her to get them to our table. Not too complicated an order- a bottled beer...More

Thank Lee S
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September 21, 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from 633yvettew | Reviewed this property |
If I were you, I would call them directly to make sure they can handle a party of 12 with separate checks. They do have a second floor, but I don't know how many people the second floor seats. I hope this is helpful.
Bruce W
August 11, 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
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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
  • Neighborhood: First Ward
  • Phone Number: +1 704-333-5554
  • E-mail
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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