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Ratslaukums 5, Riga LV-1050, Latvia
+371 67044317
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Ranked #25 of 580 Restaurants in Riga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $20
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Latvian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Riga, Latvia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

What initially appeared to be an attractively designed and perfectly located place to have a meal turned out to be a disaster. Both meals were appalling to the extent that neither of us could eat more than a few mouthfuls. The chicken was rubbery, processed and tasted unusual. The pork was similar in texture but just about tolerable. The potatoes... More 

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Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My girlfriend and I ate at this restaurant on December 30th 2014, the staff were really friendly and the food was very good too. I would recommend going to this restaurant to eat as it is literally next door to The House of the Blackheads so it's ideal whilst sightseeing, plus there's nothing really bad I can say about it.... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

The staff are friendly. U can call them by pushing a call button on the table. The food is genuine Latvian cuisine, downright rural but well prepared and served in big portions. The beer is good and the wine list is well diversified. We went back a second time and were not disappointed. the restaurant is right next to the... More 

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Stenloese, Denmark
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This is a really good restaurant it you want to try some local cuisine. Looks pricey but it's quite normal. Probably a little bit more than what the tourist traps charge but better for the interesting experience. Highly recommend it.

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Vienna, Austria
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71 reviews 71 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I was there with a friend from Minsk and we had a really great evening the food was really good I had a latvian tasting plate with a lot of different foods to try. The view out of the window to the main place is really nice and the staff is friendly I can only recommend this restaurant

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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

There's a lot to like about this restaurant. Its in a prime position (literally within a few paces of House of the Blackheads) & is attractive, welcoming & cosy. Staff are very friendly & attentive without being too intrusive & in the case of our waiter speak excellent english. The cuisine is Latvian, of very good quality & well presented.... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We've taken 3 fish menu and 2 meat menu, Good taste but quantities very scarce for a 35€ dinner. Good position near Riga dome

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I was amazed by location of this restaurant. It's located right Inside of a historic property - House of the Black Heads. Restaurant is nicely decorated inside and out. Lots of outside sitting, so you could enjoy picturesque view of Old Riga. The menu is a good representation of Latvian cuisine. Lamb chop is to die for. Try rye bread... More 

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Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway
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58 reviews 58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We decided to try the centrally located Salve Restaurant (around the corner from the main Riga tourist office), and we're glad we did! The cozy decor and good food from the varied menu made this a very enjoyable experience. So did the very welcoming waiter who spoke excellent English. They asked for permission to take a picture of us, which... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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522 reviews 522 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
610 helpful votes 610 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This restaurant is very well located , has an elaborate menu , an excellent service , a very interesting atmosphere and is expecting the customer to pay for it ! So if you want to taste the best of the regional cuisine ,this is the place : but there is a price for it !

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Additional Information about Salve

Address: Ratslaukums 5, Riga LV-1050, Latvia
Phone Number: +371 67044317
Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Riga Region  >  Riga
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 20
Cuisine: Latvian

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