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24, Jauniela, Riga LV-1050, Latvia
+37167212416
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Ranked #115 of 569 Restaurants in Riga
Price range: $4 - $21
Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Aleks Restaurant opened in February 2011 and is located in one of the buildings with a hundred years old history. Cozy furnishing, personal approach and sincere Latvian hospitality will amuse any time of year.Chefs of the restaurant Aleks created an extraordinary menu. The combination of rustic interior, as well as elements of traditional and modern kitchen, creates unmemorable moments of solitude that can distract you from the big city rush and transfer into a world where you can enjoy the dishes from high quality Latvian products. Wine list geography will surprise with its variety and quality every refined client.
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Helsinki, Finland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We stayed at Justus hotel and as we came very late on first evening, we decided to eat in the hotel restaurant. And glad that we did: food was tasty and provided great local flavors, service was fast and really nice, prices were reasonable already as standard but hotel guests get 20% off which made dinner price really cheap. On... More 

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Sydney Australia
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123 reviews 123 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Considering we were the only guests,they were still sble to provide from a fairly big Menu.They meal was really good.

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Sydney, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We were not staying at the Hotel Justus but were walking Riga all day and Crystal decided that the menu here looked interesting. O/K maybe we just ordered well and got a great bottle of wine but it was amazing and the "Smokey Cheese Soap" was to die for. There was nothing that we ordered that we did not like,... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Didn't actually eat here but it was part of hotel Justus we stayed at... We only had the breakfasts but if rest of food is judged by this then it must be worth a try... They also do 5 euros main meal offer from 12-3 mon to fri which sounds a bargain

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Moscow, Russia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Nice cosy restaurant serving tasty traditional food. The service is friendly and helpful, but be ready to spend some time as food preparation does take rather long even if the restaurant is empty.

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Riga, Latvia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Yesterday we went out for a dinner with my boyfriend and spent a really nice time there. We ordered caramelized pork with grilled vegetables.There were people inside and when new clients received food faster than, we started thinking cook forgot about us. Then we received our portions and were pleasantly surprised with the quality of food. Pork was prepared excellently,... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

Second day in Riga, and Aleks is not a culinary highlight. Duck overdone, scallops not tasty. Staff is very young and not experienced. They hardly know what figures on the wine list. There are certainlu better adresses in this city.

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Antrim, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

As we only had breakfast here it was ok. the hot choices of egg dishes and bacon looked as if cooked for a while I only had cheese, breads and preserves. As before you can order omellette or porridge. No one told you. By chance seen a note on the way into restaurant and got porridge day before i left-good.

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Taichung, Taiwan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

I like this restaurant.the service is nice and food is great. Although the soup is a little salty for me ,I will still recommend this restaurant.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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118 reviews 118 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

The restaurant is attached to the Justus Hotel and serves a very nice breakfast. I also went for dinner. I had the starter of peach carpaccio with parma ham and raspberry sauce. It was a variation on th fruit-with-parma-ham theme that was inventive without being goofy. I really enjoyed it. For the main course I had the roasted duck breast... More 

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Additional Information about Aleks

Address: 24, Jauniela, Riga LV-1050, Latvia
Phone Number: +37167212416
Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Riga Region  >  Riga
Open Hours:
Sunday 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 4 - 21
Cuisine: International

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