Riga Region Restaurants

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Riga Region Restaurants

  • Lido

    4 out of 5 stars

    Riga Restaurants

    Great place for trying local food. Prices are very good, atmosphere is great and service good. This restaurant is part of a chain that extends through several countries, all restaurants are great, clean serve wonderful food, and prices very reasonable. You will enjoy this restaurant It was all so good.

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  • Staburags

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Riga Restaurants

    The place is said to have huge portions of local heavenly food at really low prices. The ambiance is very nice; good for those who like a little but dark old-fashioned or country style surroundings and not just plastic and metal and full neon lights. The staff (men) are dressed in Latvian country-style clothes; wearing hats. Again; we did not...

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  • Rozengrals Medieval Restaurant

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Riga Restaurants

    This restaurant, situated in the old wine cellar that belonged to the Riga Town Hall is great. You are served medieval dishes, entertained my minstrals, All the staff is in medieval costume and the restaurant it's self certainly keeps up the atmosphere. The food is great, warming and tasty. A great time was had by all. Definatly go here for a...

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  • Put Vejin!

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Riga Restaurants

    Put Vejin is a cosy restaurant and beer keller meaning Blow Little Wind. A cosy dark-ish place with intimate atmosphere and helpful staff. the venison (the reason why we went there) was really good, but the salads - quite creative - were interesting, too: avocado, prawns and cream - and salmon, salmon roe and grapefruit.

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  • Double Coffee

    4 out of 5 stars

    Riga Restaurants

    This is a Latvian chain (or more accurately franchise) of cafés with several branches dotted around Riga - I went to the one opposite St Peter's Church. The logo reminded me so strongly of Costa Coffee that I suspected that they modelled themselves on that chain, but I found them to be very different in approach (table service rather than...

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  • Emils Gustavs - Emihla Gustava

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Riga Restaurants

    Emihla Gustava is a heaven for chocolate lovers. I drank a delicious hot chocolate here, which was served in a small cup together with a glass of water. It was like thick melted chocolate and I had a good taste in my mouth long after drinking it. Really yummy! It was 1.50 Ls (December 2008). At Emihla Gustava they make handmade chocolates and the...

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  • Alus Seta

    4 out of 5 stars

    Riga Restaurants

    The line between pubs and restaurants not exactly clear here, this one called pub and looks and served more like a restaurant, anyhow, I had some nice local food here but don’t ask me how it was called.

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  • Foodie Tips

    4 out of 5 stars

    Riga Restaurants

    There are many outdoors restaurants in the old town of Riga. I tried some of them and was very satisfied with the quality of the food. However it is more expensive to eat in the old town than the rest of Riga. I noticed all the foreign tourists sitting around me. The main languages by the guests were German and Scandinavian. Where are the Latvians?...

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  • Skyline Bar

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Riga Restaurants

    For decent coffee with an outstanding view, you should head straight for the Skyline bar. The prices are also sky high, but it's worth ordering a coffee and cheesecake (or a cocktail later) to sit down and enjoy the Old Town from 26 floors up. It's in the Reval Hotel, and it feels like you might be doing something wrong when you wander in there...

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  • Fazer Cafe at Stockman

    Riga Restaurants

    Mrs Flying Scotsman's German aunt used to swear by department store restaurants for an inexpensive, filling meal. Although her experience was of German stores, we have used her advice in other countries as well. Stockmann's cannot compare with the Hondos Centre in Athens (with its uninterrupted view of the Acropolis), but it does serve very good...

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  • Palete

    3 out of 5 stars

    Riga Restaurants

    I had wanted to make sure that one night at least we had a special meal in a nice restaurant and so we went to this place in the Old Town. It's in a side street so probably gets missed if you're not looking out for it. It is quite classic, table cloths, pastel pinks and subdued lighting. It is a little bit retro/dated in some respects but has an...

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  • Steiku Haoss

    4 out of 5 stars

    Riga Restaurants

    This has to be one of the absolutely best steak houses in Riga, true to its name, this is the "Steak Place". I am not a red meat eater any more, so I went for chicken, but the meat lovers in my entourage swore by the food. The place itself is decorated more like an Italian restaurant in my opinion, but the food definitely was steak house fare....

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  • Key To Riga

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Riga Restaurants

    This is a restaurant where we ate as a group of about 30 during the pre-Euromeet 2014 get-together, which was superbly organised by our good friend Rita who lives here in Riga. Obviously as a group our experience of the restaurant wasn't a typical one since Rita had wisely arranged our meal to be a communal cold buffet served at our tables. Key To...

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  • Kiploku Krog

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Riga Restaurants

    One of the most unusual restaurants in Riga, or for that matter Europe is this one in Riga. It bills itself as 'The Garlic restaurant' and it certainly lives up to it's name. Absolutely everything on the menu, and I mean everything, has garlic as a component somewhere. We selected the garlic platter as a starter which gave a good range of...

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  • Rockabilly House

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Riga Restaurants

    Although best-known as a live music, nightlife, venue the buzzy cafe-bar Rockabilly House offers a suitably informal, and reasonably-priced, food menu. As befits the rockabilly theme this is their upbeat interpretation of a classic '50's US American diner menu with its burgers, ribs and other similar stuff. There's also a good selection of light,...

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  • Soraksans

    5 out of 5 stars

    Riga Restaurants

    This is billed as Riga's only Korean restaurant but despite the lack of competition the food was wonderful, as good as any Korean meal I've had in the UK. And a fraction of the price. Very economical by Riga standards too. About the food? The jonokoíi (salmon on skewers with a sweet sauce) was a juicy and moreish starter, probably the highlight....

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  • Akhtmar

    5 out of 5 stars

    Riga Restaurants

    Most entries are prepared at table side on an open flame. Ethnic Armenian food presented in a fantastic relaxing atmosphere. A nice way to divide the restaurant premises into private "cabinets" (without doors anyhow). Very peaceful, nice dining. I loved the little hint of smoke (barbeque taste) in the dishes - as mentioned, the majority of the...

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  • Restaurant Aleks at Hotel Justus -...

    Riga Restaurants

    Despite being brand new, it's a very well run place. Fabulous decor and excellent food. Reasonably priced given the quality. Filet of beef with foie gras mousse 13 Ls. Offered Champagne by glass (5.5 Ls). Lots of seafood and fish in the menu. The red king crab legs baked in Provençe butter. The crab legs are steamed with a mildly spicy seasoning...

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  • Pie Kristapa Kunga

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Riga Restaurants

    The group of us went for dinner at Pie Kristapa Kunga restaurant. As we enter my first impression was wow, yeah I am looking at the medieval décor. I thought it was a magnificent set up. We had a set meal that was organized by our tour director. I am not sure the name of the dishes that I had but it was delicious. I had three course meals. I had...

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  • Vincents

    4 out of 5 stars

    Riga Restaurants

    This restaurant is definitely overrated ("The best in the city") and food is definitely overpriced. I dined in Vincents several times and would give it 4 points out of 5 for cuisine and 3 points out of 5 for service, in average, without considering prices. Prices: seared tuna costs $32 -compare it with $19 for seared salmon in Belleville, French...

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  • Folkklubs ala Pagrabs

    Riga Restaurants

    I'd never have found this place if it were not listed in my Rough Guide. It really is tucked away in Riga's old town, on a side-street from nowhere-very-special to nowhere-very-special. The entrance is small and not particularly flashy. I'm a bit confused, because the Tripadvisor reviews I've seen give another address entirely. Maybe there are two...

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  • Cau, Rasma

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Riga Restaurants

    This place was great, but also the scene of one of the funniest thing that has ever happened to me. After a great meal of Soljanke Rasma Gaume (thick solanke soup -- don't ask just order) and The Key to Riga (pork loin baked in bacon with mashed potatos, stewed sour cabbage, and mushroom sauce), I reached in pocket to get a pen to write down what I...

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  • Biblioteka No 1

    Riga Restaurants

    newly opened in the summer of 2011, i enjoyed an evening meal here on a Sunday night. I had in fact read about the restaurant during my air Baltic flight. During my visit two of the four owners where eating there that evening - lots of attention paid to them and the other diners too. great soup and fillet steak.

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  • Fabrikas

    4 out of 5 stars

    Riga Restaurants

    This restaurant located on Kipsala island. Very nice place were you can sit inside or outside and have a nice look to Riga panorama. I was there when enjoying stroll on Kipsala island. Read more about Kipsala here. Read more how to get to Kipsala here. No comments about food as I had a coffee-latte and pastry. They were quite good but I've had a...

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  • Domini Canes

    Riga Restaurants

    Small little place attached to what amounts to the back side of Konventa Seta with a small patio to supplement. Food was delicious and presented like a master chef was hidden in the back. Prices were reasonable and service was good. Would highly recommend going there. I particularly enjoyed the duck. We paired it with a french Chablis.... They were...

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  • Ezetis Migla

    4 out of 5 stars

    Riga Restaurants

    This was another of our group dinners during the pre-Euromeet 2014 get-together. As with Key To Riga this was superbly organised by our local friend Rita who arranged a buffet of local specialities and an excellent spread it was. Etizis Migla is an atmospheric cellar bar on the street leading to the Swedish Gate. This is more of a local's haunt...

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  • Rigensis

    Riga Restaurants

    OMG! I would almost go back to Riga just to sit on the patio of Rigensis and watch the people go by as I sip on my cappuccino! We went back here every morning but one, and that one morning we ate the free food at the hotel Konventa. Hmmm I only regret one morning.... The staff is friendly, in the I don't speak english but I see what strudel you...

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  • Kokanda

    4 out of 5 stars

    Riga Restaurants

    This restaurant named Kokanda, is a Central Asian cuisine restaurant, and is located at number 12 Bruninieku. It was in the same street as our accommodation (Knights Court at 75B Bruninieku). Bruninieku means "Knight" in Latvian, by the way. We opted for the "Business Lunch" which was 3 Latvian Lats each, (which is a bargain), and on the day we...

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  • Vecmeita ar kaki - The Spinster and her...

    4 out of 5 stars

    Riga Restaurants

    I have eaten at this restaurant sevral times on my trips to Riga and always leave very happy and full of yummy goodness!! It has a perfect atmosphere which is relaxed and warm. The service is excellent for Riga and the staff very friendly and most speak good english too. The main meals are all delicious and a decent size for about 6LVL each. The...

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  • Cili Pica

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Riga Restaurants

    This is a fast food chain that has pizzerias all over Riga (and Vilnius, too). They don't serve only pizza, but also salads, pasta, soups, beer snacks and delicious desserts and coffees. The service was quick and the staff was friendly, although some of them didn't speak English. We only had salads there, the portions were small, but as they were...

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  • TGI Friday

    4 out of 5 stars

    Riga Restaurants

    I had waited for a VT-member for 30 minutes, but she didn’t show up. I was hungry and cold so I didn’t want to spend too much time looking for a nice place where I could eat. I had passed T.G.I. Friday earlier and knew it was nearby so that’s where I went immediately. I ordered a big burger, with cheese and bacon, and a beer to drink. It all tasted...

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  • Rama

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Riga Restaurants

    Rama offers very cheap vegetarian fare. Nothing fancy, but generally tasty. If not, at least it's filling. Proceeds go to help feed the hungry in Riga. According to the sign they just put up, they have served 2,500,000 meals over their first ten years.

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  • I Love You

    4 out of 5 stars

    Riga Restaurants

    Visited this bar for lunch one afternoon and really enjoyed the wide menu on offer - in English, too. Really liked the atmosphere in the bar. They played some great music, too. A good mixture of Radiohead, The Strokes et al. I'm guessing that it would have been a lively place in the evening, as this was just lunchtime. Had a great club sandwich,...

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  • 1739

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Riga Restaurants

    Excellent Italian food with an interesting clientele, at least when I was there. I spent a good lunch listening a French and an American woman talking about jewelry, from the history of silver making in Mexico, to the special market in Budapest. They seemed like regulars too, and enjoyed their meal as much as we did. In the evenings the place is...

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  • Pelmeni XL

    4 out of 5 stars

    Riga Restaurants

    This is another good place for a cheap filling meal. We both had pelmeni with sour cream. There were 6 kinds of pelmeni (like ravioli) filled with meat or cheese or vegetables. The decor is a kind of "Gaudi meets McDonalds". There is at least one other branch in Riga.

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  • Apsara Tea House

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Riga Restaurants

    It's a tea house, it serves tea. I went for the gunpowder and was not disappointed. The decor theme is very strongly turkish / middle eastern. This is the reason I ticked the above category (and why is tea house not on the list ? It's only the oldest form of drinking establishment in the world). The street level rooms feature huge bed-like...

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  • Macaroni Noodle Bar

    Riga Restaurants

    It's an unusual mix of Italian and International food, like Japanese, although thankfully not in the same dish. I can't vouch for the other food, but the pizza was excellent. They serve up all kinds of things pasta and pizza related, and sushi and items from the "Bahamaian Kitchen", whatever they were. It doesn't make any sense, but it's nicely...

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  • John Lemon - CLOSED

    4 out of 5 stars

    Riga Restaurants

    This must be my favourite of places where I ate, and I went here twice during my short visit to Riga. Both times I had potato pancake with chicken and bacon, which is also served with salad. The meal was 3.40 Ls and a Latvian beer, 0.5 litres, was 1.50 Ls (December 2008). Other things you will find on the menu are salads, soups, wraps and...

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  • Kosher Cafe L'Chaim

    Riga Restaurants

    I had never been to a cafe that I'd seen classified as 'Jewish' so as this was only a few steps away I'd been hoping to check this place out most of my stay. I popped in here eventually while waiting for the Jewish Museum to open and as that was only an hour or so after breakfast, I could only manage a coffee. Nonetheless I have my...

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  • Indian Raja at Vecpilsetas iela 3

    4 out of 5 stars

    Riga Restaurants

    Indian food in the Baltics sounds about as likely as snow in the Sahara, but it works. In fact it more than works, it's excellent, putting many English restaurants to shame. Despite the friendly waitress being as blonde as a Latvian can be, I spied Indians in the kitchen, and the food tasted fresh and authentic. You won't find any surprises on...

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  • Pasaka

    Riga Restaurants

    I believe this is part of a chain, but I've no idea where the others are. Eastern European fast food such as pancakes with sour cream, pork schnitzels, and pelmeni are on offer. Inexpensive but excellent food if you are looking for a light lunch. It is very handy when looking at Art Nouveau architecture or the wooden buildings in the area. Near...

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  • Fellini Italian Club Restaurant

    Riga Restaurants

    Located inside the Berga Bazars, an upmarket shopping area, Fellini is one of the best Italian restaurants in town. The interior is simple yet elegant and the service is gracious. Anything with arugula! The pastas are excellent.

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  • Suite Restaurant at Grand Palace Hotel -...

    Riga Restaurants

    This restaurant was absolutely amazing. Kindlelights on every table and live pianomusic created the perfect athmosphere. When the pianoplayer took a break excellent chosen music like 'Can you feel the love tonight' by Elton John was played. We were treated as royalty and the food was delicious. The wine also! If you want a romantic evening I cannot...

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  • dADa

    Riga Restaurants

    This is the place not to miss! Dada has got a reputation - well earned - for offering a different experience. Rumour has it that not two forks look the same, and whereas I wasn't able to verify it, many an odd thing was on display! Go discover for yourself :) The waiters and waitresses all had different outfits, and the receipt was offered in a...

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  • Slavu - CLOSED

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Riga Restaurants

    This restaurant in the New Town has both Latvian and Russian specialities and is part of a small chain. If you've bored of cafeteria style restaurants then you could try this as it has waitress service, though not necessarily service with a smile. The service was ok but the food came out after a very long wait, even though there was only one other...

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