Fare: Irish Pub
Price: Inexpensive - Moderate
Noise Level: Moderate - High
Dress: Very casual
One of the best places in AC to go for value priced beer.
Recommended For: People who enjoy Irish beers, whiskey, food, and music in a lively, fun environment.
Not Recommended For: Diners who prefer fine dining in a low key setting
Recommended dishes: When available, Irish Potato Cakes, Shepherd's Pie, Guinness Beef Stew, and burgers with Irish rasher bacon
Liquor: Extensive Irish beer selection, including Old Speckled Hen, and over 14 brands of Irish whiskey including Midleton Very Rare and Powers Irish Whiskey.
A sports Irish Pub in the Tropicana, Ri Ra is a chain of Irish pubs known for having a lively, fun environment to enjoy Irish music, beer, whiskey and food.
While they offer many Irish dishes, they also have a good selection of traditional American tavern food.
The decor is designed to give off a Victorian Pub atmosphere with imported Irish furnishings salvaged and shipped to NJ, including the bar and many Irish bric a bacs.
Ri Ra provides a good balance of affordable food and drink with a fun-spirited staff, live music, and dancing. They have a dance floor with loud, live bands though sometimes on less crowded times, a DJ.
You aren't going to find a better place in AC that offers lower priced drinks with all the entertainment and food amenities.
One of the key attractions of Ri Ra is the extensive selection of Irish Beers, whiskeys, and ciders, including Magners Original Irish Cider.
If you are looking for a real Irish St Patrick's Day pub celebration with more than just the typical corn beef and cabbage, Irish music and beer, try Ri Ra.
You can expect bagpipers, drink specials, and a loud, energetic crowd celebrating the occasion.
Ri Ra can accommodate private parties with a variety private and semi-private space options and packages.
(updated: June, 2018)
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