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Kalnciema street 37-5, Riga, Latvia
+371 2771 0078
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Ranked #42 of 518 Restaurants in Riga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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92% Recommend
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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416 reviews 416 reviews
342 restaurant reviews
1,144 helpful votes 1,144 helpful votes
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
12 helpful votes 12 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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Senior Contributor
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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Morges, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

Maja restaurant is located at my favourite Riga market on Saturday s south side of the Daugava river. You will enjoy the charm of the typical Latvian wooden houses with a coy interior decorated with old black and white faded photos on the walls. The tables are nicely dressed with white table cloth and freshly picked spring flowers. There are... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Small friendly restaurant in traditional wooden Latvian home, with excellent food from a small but carefully chosen menu, and a similar wine list, smiling served by two attractive young ladies. House is haunted by the gentleman seen polishing his Lada in family photos on the walls, apparently... Second visit in three years and hopefully it will not be my last.... More

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Riga, Latvia
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

The restaurant is situated in a nice spot and in the evenings the surroundings are quiet. Parking is no issue. The interior is very cozy and the service was very good. We ate three different main courses and two different desserts. The salmon and tuna were excellent. Three of our friends chose the duck and it was horrible. The meat... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Nice cosy interior, modern design with twist of Riga 70ies. Excellent service, feels like at home. Wone selection depends on the day. Not very extensive, but you always can find a dscent choice. Game is the best chioce for main course. For me, Top-5 restaurant in Riga.

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