Rí Rá is an Irish pub in Mandalay Place. This authentic-feeling pub includes a 500-pound statue of St. Patrick, authentic artifacts from Ireland and a Victorian-age bar dating back to the 1880s.
With live entertainment nightly, Rí Rá is a lively hot spot. There are several bar areas, a retro library room, and a main dining room, perfect for special events.
For food, Rí Rá offers traditional Irish fare. Start out with the hearty breakfast menu that features a breakfast sandwich, a banger or rasher sandwich, Irish smoked salmon and the traditional Full Irish Breakfast -- two eggs, Irish sausages, rashers, black and white pudding, grilled tomato and sautéed mushrooms.
For lunch and dinner, corned beef brisket, fish and chips and shepherd's pie are a few highlights gracing the menu. Beef and Guinness stew, grilled Guinness bratwurst and a Guinness BBQ burger are also tempting delights. The baked goat cheese is creamy cheese served with crostini and traditional colcannon potatoes feature tender cabbage mixed in.
Other options include Worcestershire marinated chicken, slow-roasted brisket, herb crusted rack of lamb and pan-seared halibut.
If you're extra hungry, try the ploughman's sandwich, a sourdough sandwich piled high with ham, sharp cheddar cheese, tomato, onion, greens, olives and Ballymaloe traditional relish. This hearty sandwich will sure to fill your stomach.
-- Staff Report