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#21 of 769 Restaurants in Riga
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Ratslaukums 5, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 044 317
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Reviewed July 31, 2013

We read about this restaurant from some local guide, which praised the chef of the restaurant. We didn't have time to look through too many restaurants because we were very hungry and it was getting late. So we headed to Restaurant Salve which - to our disappointment - was situated next to the House of Blackheads. Another tourist trap we... More 

Thank MinnieKerstin
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

We sat outside on the terrace, luckily it was not too busy. Whenever you sit outside and you feel cold, you can ask for a blanket, or they would switch on the heaters (but these are not always working), better ask for a blanket. 'Salve" is one of chain of 4. Alberta 13, is located in Alberta street, the Art... More 

Thank Belgy11
Stockholm, Sweden
1 review
Reviewed July 28, 2013

... they present their food in a modern style. We visited Riga to celebrate a special family occation this evening. Three of us ordered the degustation meny of six courses, the fourth three seperate courses. None of us were disappointed. The waiter (and the cook!) did a very god job that night! It was traditional Latvian dishes transformed in a... More 

Thank Kajsa N
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed July 26, 2013

We had a very unique experience here, and not in a bad way. Although the restaurant was mostly empty when we arrived, we were told that a large group had reservations inside, so we would have to eat outside. Okay, no problem, but it was an unseasonably cold June evening in Riga, and I asked if they would turn on... More 

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Oslo, Oslo, Norway
1 review
Reviewed July 26, 2013

Very good food with excellent service! We did not have the reservation while arriving, but fortunately we got an table to enjoy the local food, it was very good experience!

Thank _Osl0_Osl0_N0rway
Bari, Italy
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed July 24, 2013

good restaurant, very good food, kind staff, very good position, we tasted first the very good balsam

Thank 641robert
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5 reviews
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Reviewed July 23, 2013

food and service poor. given the prices (52 pounds for two), they are simply terrible. we don't normally go for restaurants in the very centre of a touristy town, but I wanted to have pike-perch, and not many places did it, so we went to Salve and had a degustation menu. the only nice thing I can say about the... More 

Thank xmexme
1 review
Reviewed July 20, 2013

Food was very tasty, particularly duck. Waiter was very nice and friendly, even though were last late customers and staff wanted to get away from work.

Thank Anitta V
Aachen, Germany
1 review
Reviewed July 19, 2013

we had a great evening in Riga and accidentally stopped by in this restaurant. There were a few tables and food looked promising. However, this was a great disappointment. Boys-waiters were running around, they definitely noticed us, passed by about 50 times, were smiling and giving signs that they noticed problem. But finally some woman looking like a manager appeared... More 

Thank SergeyJk
Bellaria-Igea Marina, Italy
1 review
Reviewed July 18, 2013

Fabulous atmosfere. Food was very tasty , duck and fish dishes were the standouts. Service was excellent and the prices were fine for food of this quality and size. Excellent night.

Thank LeKa194688

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $22
European, Balti, Latvian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ratslaukums 5, Riga 1050, Latvia
  • Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Riga Region  >  Riga
  • Phone Number: +371 67 044 317
"Salve" - a restaurant that represents Riga city cuisine
There's no better way to express the uniqueness of the people, its habits and tastes than through national cuisine. Restaurant Salve offers a taste of traditional Latvian cuisine in an elegant city manner. Restaurant Salve, which is located in the historic Blue Guard House which is part of the complex of the House of Blackheads on the Town Hall Square - the heart of Old Riga - is the right place to look for exquisite cuisine and enjoy the specialties of the capital.
We offer to appraise the elegant and at the same time cozy atmosphere of the restaurant with a fine Dutch style interior to all citizens of Riga and its guests. Internationally trained chefs and waiters guarantee exquisite food flavor and high service standards.
In Latin, "Salve" means - "Welcome!" Which excellently reflects the essence of the restaurant, as each guest is gladly welcome there.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?