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Slavu

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VaLnu 19, Riga, Latvia
+371 6728 3974
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Today
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good place to try Russian food

There aren't many Russian restaurants in the world, so when we saw this one, we wanted to try the food. We were surprised by the variety in the food. A bit bland for us but still good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2013
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The lunch menu was great. Traditional food (Latvian / Russian mix). Very fair prices, 5 of us ate for €30 total. Good staff too, very attentive & friendly.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

A previous review says that this restaurant has permanently closed, but it must have recently reopened as we stumbled upon this lovely restaurant two nights ago. The waiter was fantastic, and his attention to detail was excellent. The food itself was delicious, with lots of choice on the menu. The price was fair, being approx 30 euros per person for... More 

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Bergamo, Italy
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57 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

I'd like to inform future travelers that this restaurant has closed. I went through quite some trouble to find it only to realize that the restaurant was permanently closed. A real disappointment, however if you want to try it there's another "Slavu" in Jurmala, about 35 minutes away by train from Riga

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Springfield, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

After some time walking around the old Riga, a group of us decided to have a bite to eat at the Slav restaurant on Valnu Iela. Since it was cold outside, we wanted some hot soup and some a small entrée. I chose the Soljanka, and with it a Kulebjaka (like a big pirogi). The perfect combination for a cold... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

This is a place for hedonistic meals: every bite you take is delightful; the portions are big; the choice is very rich, and even if you don't like Russian cuisine, there are courses to satisfy anyone, I believe. They serve fantastic and various fish. And very tasty dumplings. And I'd also recommend Pozharsky croquettes with rice (a less expensive option,... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

There aren't many Russian restaurants in the world, so when we saw this one, we wanted to try the food. We were surprised by the variety in the food. A bit bland for us but still good.

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Riga, Latvia
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

In my days I have visited many "Russian" places around the world and, in most cases, it was some mixture of local cuisine with what its chefs considered to be "Russian" dishes… But - not here. The place is of medium size, one can see work of good designer – without too many of those “Russian” details like matreoshka and... More 

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Riga, Latvia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

Well, this is just a place to visit, something different, something a little bit special in all that worldwide restaurant branches... Being there u know, that there is no other same restaurant. So if you have time for visiting different places to eat during your visit in Riga, this is one the places u can go to have a good... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013 via mobile

Despite quite a calm evening in town, I was heartened by a large party of Russians in the restaurant. Fantastic Bortsch soup, a slight wait before s wholly fresh and delicious chicken chop. Lovely dessert with Rogan Balsam. We were undercharged as the wine was left off. We pointed this out and were offered double espressos. Even with the wine,... More 

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Herts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012 via mobile

Really enjoyed my meal here, had pelmini in chicken broth followed by chicken minister. If you want good honest Russian food then this is the place to go. Good selection of fish dishes also, on some evenings there is a violin player which creates a great atmosphere.

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Additional Information about Slavu

Address: VaLnu 19, Riga, Latvia
Phone Number: +371 6728 3974
Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Riga Region  >  Riga
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: Russian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: VaLnu 19, Riga, Latvia
  • Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Riga Region  >  Riga
  • Phone Number: +371 6728 3974

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Russian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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