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#23 of 755 Restaurants in Riga
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
European, Latvian, Eastern European, Central European, Fusion
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Jauniela 16, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 220 171
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Bergen, Norway
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In this lovely building, close to everything, we had a wonderful dinner. We had soups: Kamchatka royal crab bisque with lemongrass and peaches and Elk meat goulash soup with wild mushrooms. Yum! Almost full dinner just in the soups. For main course we had Pork knuckle glazed in citrus juice and coriander with fried new potatoes and “baby” pears sauce... More 

Thank Borgny B
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unique combination of ingredients and flavours - all worked. I had the smoked beaver starter which had pineapple and pine nut. my wife had salad leaves with Gorgonzola but it was so much more than that! Strawberries, baby pears, baby walnuts and more. To die for" she said repeatedly. Best starter she has had.

Thank Mikey1nt
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Lovely building, looks tiny from the outside but is based over several floors. Lovely decor and ambience. Food and wine delicious but pricey compared to other restaurants.

Thank yorkshirehardys
London, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

Old building interestingly configured to give plenty of privacy for those wanting that. Great staff, very good food, have some caviar it is good value a hangover to match the good time we had!

Thank Nigel R
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3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

Nicely decorated restaurant. But the food was very average, the waitress aloof and pushy, The bill high. Price/quality ratio low.

Thank Griet G
Kastrup, Denmark
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5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

This is a restaurant which should be in the high end compared to the other restaurants in the town, but that is only the prices. The food was very bad prepared with no taste at all. The service was very anonymous

Thank Mikael1950
London, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

This is a lovely restaurant in the old town, with tables spread across a few floors. Our waitress was very helpful and the meals that we tasted had incredible flavours. I loved the veal tail in a red wine sauce with home made crisps but it was the Latvian dessert that stunned - a rye-bread and cranberry parfait with vanilla... More 

Thank FolkestoneJack
south carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

great small restaurant close to hotel justus. food prepared from the region and very nice staff. very comfortable is you are solo.

Thank groetjespam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

This little place is just a right photospot on the way from dome square. Is just had a coffee as i liked the view. If u like too habe a coffee so guys can make up their living here

Thank Roland B
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

We ate here after reading reviews and our experience was equally positive. Wonderful food with great choice of authentic local dishes and unashamedly different ingredients. Right in the heart of the old town. Thoroughly recommended.

Thank Patrick M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $75
European, Latvian, Eastern European, Central European, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jauniela 16, Riga 1050, Latvia
  • Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Riga Region  >  Riga
  • Phone Number: +371 67 220 171
"1221" Is located in the Old Town of Riga, in the historical significance near of Dome churches. From both the summer terrace you can see the beautiful view roofs of the city & the excellent dome of the cathedral.
"1221" Is a high class restaurant with exclusive European cuisine & chic collection of wines. You can find very interesting dishes in menu such as Veal tails stewed in red wine or Ragout of beaver meat marinated in champagne. In any case you'll be delighted by this restaurant.
Our restaurant is a local place that fundametally different from tourist places of Riga.
Please, book a table in advance.

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