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1221

Jauniela 16, Riga LV-1050, Latvia
+371 67 220 171
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Ranked #21 of 542 Restaurants in Riga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $38
Cuisines: European, Latvian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: "1221" Is located in the Old Town of Riga, in the historical significance near of Dome churches. From both the summer terrace you can see the beautiful view roofs of the city & the excellent dome of the cathedral. "1221" Is a high class restaurant with exclusive European cuisine & chic collection of wines. You can find very interesting dishes in menu such as Veal tails stewed in red wine or Ragout of beaver meat marinated in champagne. In any case you'll be delighted by this restaurant. Our restaurant is a local place that fundametally different from tourist places of Riga. Please, book a table in advance.
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Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Riga, Latvia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

The staff is amazing, they can tell you the whole history of Riga, Jauniela street and the restaraunt. Former name is Alpenrose.

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Riga, Latvia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This is the first restaurant I have been at my arrival in Riga. I eat a beef fillet but it was overcooked!!! Nice atmophere. Prices a little bit high.

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Restaurant1221, Управляющий at 1221, responded to this review

Good day! We are sorry that we don't fit your expectations. And all these places that you comment before us in your profile were the best in Riga for you. We have mistakes & we'll correct them. Thanks! More

Oslo, Norway
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Had to try something we never make ourselves.... The meat was tender but a little bit too sweet. Service was ok, but we felt a bit lonely sitting alone on second floor....and all other guests were elsewere. Interesting food but we will probably not go back..

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Europe
Top Contributor
173 reviews 173 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
222 helpful votes 222 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Historical overrated tourist trap. Nice location, pleasant staff but old fashioned cooking and much too high prices.

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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We stopped here to enjoy a drink, but were attracted by a plate of black bread on a neighbouring table and asked if we could have some black bread and cheese. Instead of raising difficulties and saying that this was not an item on the menu, mine host produced a memorable platter of delectable black bread, crisp and crunchy white... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Really good service and nice location. Good for dinner and felt romantic. We ate on the terrace. But: Take anything else than ceasar salad ;)

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Melbourne
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Fresh, quality ingredients were obvious, the service was friendly and helpful, menu extensive and atmosphere and surrounds were perfect. Lunch for two with a couple of drinks each came to 49 euros. And we were full! Highly recommended.

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Tallinn
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207 reviews 207 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We went there after have read a lot about it. Well the place is really cosy and the entirior are just perfect but we got disappointed when we got our meal. First I was surprised to get a bottle of wine costing 42 euro and with screw cork with the explanation,from the Sommelier,I suppose,who told me that for young wines... More

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San Francisco, California
Top Contributor
326 reviews 326 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
360 helpful votes 360 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We came to this restaurant because it was right down the street on which our hotel was located, appeared absolutely charming from the outside, and was highly rated on TripAdvisor. I'm not sorry we tried it, although it was a just a bit under our expectations for it. We sat outside (a must because of the incredibly hot weather in... More

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Queensland, Australia
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Lovely staff, lovely ambience and the best soup ever tasted. - so good we had to return so that my friend could try it. Pistachio, celeriac cream soup, with venison strips and truffle oil. Delicious! My friend also judged her steak as superb , my duck was just short of perfect.

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