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Ratslaukums 5, Riga LV-1050, Latvia
+371 67044317
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Ranked #24 of 569 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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Vienna, Austria
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 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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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 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
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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57 reviews 57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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509 reviews 509 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
600 helpful votes 600 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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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Great central location and friendly staff speaking excellent English and Russian, plus delicious food can be an excuse for a bit higher level of prices. Still, I would recommend this place to newcomers to Riga looking for tasty local food

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Sondrio, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Nice dinner, friendly people. If you eat outside, remembee to ask some covers ;) In the centre of the city!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Checked out this place on trip advisor and went based on the ranking. Be aware they ask their customers to review them here so I consider the ranking to be a bit higher than if would normally. I think that they aim for the tourist market this way which explains the high prices. However, the food was good and the... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This is a nice traditional looking Latvian cuisine restaurant. Its located near the main square and the prices reflect this as its the high end of the average for good food. Food was good and staff friendly and spoke good English.

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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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