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Kalnciema street 37-5, Riga, Latvia
+371 2771 0078
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Ranked #58 of 579 Restaurants in Riga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Vancouver Island, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I really like Maja. the place is a small wooden house with lots of history. inside you are treated well with home made fresh bread and butter. the food is excellent I had soup with sour crème and roast meat. all good and really nice atmosphere

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Wichita Falls, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Very sweet servers. Elegant menu. Some of our part's food was under cooked, some was underwhelming in terms of seasoning. We were there for lunch but ordered main entrees so perhaps the regular chef was not there that early but we were disappointed. The adjacent Saturday market and the lady who operates the traditional merrigoround made our trip to the... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Ate here last week, had the veal carpaccio to start, very delicate, followed by the veal cheeks, melted in your mouth. Pudding excellent white chocolate cheesecake. All accompanied by a decent Pinot noir, good selection of wines, no list but you can go and look at them on display and take a taster. Food in this region can sometimes be... More 

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97 reviews 97 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The restaurant was selling ready prepared rice with beef but we ordered off the menu. I had salmon on spinach with Nasturtium and strawberry and my partner had veal burger and fries. The food was tasty but the best part of the meal was the fresh juice. The waitress was sweet. The bill came to 35 euro

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The Maja is certainly a pretty restaurant in an area of Riga a little off the beaten track. We went there for a special meal as it is certainly more expensive than many good restaurants in Riga. We were hugely disappointed. Be very careful that you get what you order. My dish had none of the items which were supposed... More 

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68 reviews 68 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We went to see the famous wooden houses, but it was difficult to see them, because there was a market between the houses. It was a very hot day, so we sat down to have something to drink. The beer was good. We sat outside, and I only went inside to use the lavatory. The inside looked very nice.

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Treviso, Italy
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410 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

….goodness me! Champagne was not cold, and they have not ice for the bucker! Furthermore, no wine list, and no compliment of the house to start. Besides, once the menu specified the origin of the foods. On the other hand, the location is charming, the dining rooms are elegant and comfortable, the service is courteous and professional, and the food... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This restaurant is well worth a visit. As well as the interesting neighbourhood, full of traditional wooden houses, the place itself is beautifully restored with old photographs of former inhabitants decorating the walls. The interior is both stylish and relaxed and the food is excellent. Try the dailu lunch specials for a very reasonable price.

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Riga, Latvia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

First time I was in Māja year ago when outside was snowing - it was very warm, cozy. I really loved the place. At that time we came to get warm with some coffee and Pasta for me and my friend in sunday launch time, and chief surprised us - we got carrot bread with beetroot butter, pesto and compliment... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

This restaurant is very cute. It is in an old wooden house that has been restored. It's a bit outside the touristy part of Riga but you can take a bus there easily. Staff is friendly. The food is AMAZING! They pair flavors together so well! They were doing a little bit of construction outside while I was there so... More 

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Additional Information about Maja

Address: Kalnciema street 37-5, Riga, Latvia
Phone Number: +371 2771 0078
Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Riga Region  >  Riga
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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