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accolades & awards

James Thompson, the Rí Rá GM, is particularly proud of the
numerous accolades that the pub has been awarded over the years including:

2015

Best Irish Pub - Portland Phoenix Best Of 

Best Trivia Night - Portland Phoenix Best Of

1st place, Judge’s Choice & 3rdplace, People’s Choice - The Altrusa Chili-Chowder Cook Off, 2015

2014

Best Bar in Maine to Watch the World Cup by Buzzfeed

2nd place, Judge’s Choice Chowder - The Altrusa Chili-Chowder Cook Off, 2014

2012

  • Chef’s Choice award 2nd place Best Chowder, The Great Chili Chowder Challenge for Altrusa
  • People’s Choice award 2nd place Best Chowder, The Great Chili Chowder Challenge for Altrusa

2011

  • People’s Pick: Voted Best Trivia in Portland Phoenix

2010

  • Guinness Toast Headquarters - Feb

2010

  • Guinness Fastest Keg Ever Sold - 13 minutes Jan 29th
  • State Award Winner 2010 Restaurant Neighbor
  • Best Irish Pub & Trivia Night - Portland Phoenix Best Of
  • Feb 2010 ‘Dine Around the World’ - Portland Pirate's Pick and Judge's Choice Voted ‘Best Entrée’ and ‘People's Choice Award’
  • The Great Chili Chowder Challenge- 3rd Place for People's Choice and Judge's Choice
  • Guinness Greatest Pints in America Feb 2010

2009

  • Best Irish Pub, Portland Phoenix Best of Portland
  • Best Trivia Night, Portland Phoenix Best of Portland

2008

  • Best Irish Pub, Portland Phoenix Best of Portland
  • Best Trivia Night, Portland Phoenix Best of Portland
  • March Official Guinness Toast Headquarters