Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

Ri Ra

50 Exchange Ter. (Memorial Blvd.) Send to Phone
401-272-1953
At Providence's upscale Irish pub, portions are enormous, and prices are reasonable.
Your Opinion
Add your own review

Local Deals: 120 * 90

Cuisine
Open
Lunch & Dinner daily
Open late
Features

* Click here for rating key

  • 4.0 star rating
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
4.0 rating over 3 reviews

Ri Ra Restaurant Review

: Ri Ra is Providence's clear winner in the upscale-pub sweepstakes. The waitstaff says it serves the type of creative Irish bistro fare you’d find in, say, Dublin’s chic Temple Bar neighborhood. For us, it seems like most other Irish-American pub grub. But that's not such a bad thing, whether you sample the corned beef and cabbage, boxty or Guinness stew alongside your selection of five types of fresh-cut chips. Ri Ra is nothing if not a blast for the singles, co-workers and even families who gather in this bar, literally shipped over from Ireland and reassembled in Rhode Island (check out the stained glass behind the bar --- it dates from the 1600s). Portions are enormous and prices are reasonable. And it's hard not to leave happy --- although you may not remember exactly what you ate.

User Ratings & Reviews for Ri Ra
 



RESTAURANT AWARDS 2014

Check out the 2014 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which features the Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S., Rising Chefs and more.