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No-one Parties Like the Irish

We may not have invented the “Party”, but here at Rí Rá Portland, we sure have perfected it.

Parties

There are those special occasions in your life when a 6 pack and a couple of frozen pizzas just won’t cut it, so draft in the party professionals – the Irish.

We cater for all kinds of parties in the pub, from the informal get together with old friends or work colleagues to weddings, birthday parties and bachelorette parties. Our private party room offers you everything you expect from a real Irish pub, quality drinks, tasty food and a party atmosphere like no other.

The Harbor Room

Take in the spectacular waterfront views

The Harbor Room can comfortably accommodate 10 to 50 guests for a buffet, plated dinner or cocktail reception and boasts harbor views and a working fireplace. This private room has wifi, a projector and screen available as well as multi port charging stations and power outlets for laptop power. It is perfect for birthdays, corporate meetings, rehearsal dinners or just an intimate gathering of friends.

Upstairs Bar

Perfect for your parties

Our Upstairs Bar area is complete with large comfortable couches, a mixture of tall standing tables, bar seats and a fireplace. It is the ideal spot for a casual gathering or cocktail reception. The Upstairs Bar can accommodate anywhere from 25 to 100 guests for a reception and up to 50 seated. The Upstairs Bar offers three flat screen TVs and HDMI & USB capabilities.

The Parlor

Perfect for small groups

The Parlor area is complete with banquette seating and can accommodate 25 seated or 40 for a cocktail style reception. The Parlor is equipped with a flat screen TV and HDMI & USB capabilities. This space is perfect for small groups, birthday parties or an intimate gathering of friends.

The Main Dining Room

What more could you ask for?

If you are looking for a larger space, our Main Dining Room can seat 80 guests for a buffet or plated dinner and 100 for a cocktail style reception. The Main Dining Room has hardwood floors, a working fireplace and the best views in the city.

Entire Second Floor

Casual or elegant, large or small

We can host up to 150 guests for a formal seated dinner or up to 200 guests for a cocktail type reception and make a great location for a wedding, anniversary or holiday reception. Whether you are looking for casual or elegant, large or small, we have everything you need to exceed your expectations!

There's no cure for love except to marry

Food and drink is at the heart of any Irish wedding and with our warm Irish hospitality, your wedding at Rí Rá will be an experience not to be missed. Whether it’s an intimate occasion or a larger event we can guarantee that your day will be special, memorable and unique. Born in Ireland and meticulously restored here in Portland, Maine, Rí Rá brings you an unrivalled authentic Irish experience that you and your guests will remember long after you leave Maine.

Rí Rá offers a host of private banqueting choices. Our dedicated special event menus are inspired by the best in traditional Irish cuisine and classic bistro preparations. Whether your wedding plan is simply an hors d’oeuvres and cocktail reception or full course dining, we can tailor a menu to suit your needs. We also cater for those all important pre-wedding celebrations; hen/stag celebrations and rehearsal dinners.

With our own dedicated Wedding Co-Ordinator on hand, you can relax and enjoy the day knowing all details are taken care of from the moment you contact us to your final farewell.

Rebecca Warner - Sales & Event Manager

The host with the most

Rebecca Warner

What makes you happy, makes Event Manager Rebecca Warner happy.

I can't thank you enough. The brunch went beautifully, the room looked great & the staff was amazing. Everyone was thrilled with the food selection & presentation. You did a fabulous job.

BE, Aug 17

Our experience at Rí Rá was fantastic! Thank you to everyone there for making our guests feel so welcome, you and your team really made it a wonderful evening.

DJ

Wanted to say thank you so much! We LOVED having our party at Rí Rá and the staff was awesome. It was the perfect place to have it.

MB

Everyone had such a fun time this weekend and the food was delicious. I appreciate all the help you gave me in planning

MH

A truly excellent venue for a party! The Rí Rá team is terrific-helpful, professional, friendly and fun! Thank you so much!

JB

I wanted to personally tell you I was very pleased with everything at our recent bridal shower. Everything promised was delivered. I enjoyed working with Rebecca, she couldn't have been more friendly!

DD

Book a Party

There are those special occasions in your life when a 6 pack and a couple of frozen pizzas just won’t cut it, so draft in the party professionals – the Irish.