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Zila Govs

Meistaru iela 21, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 223 307
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Steakhouse, European, Latvian, Eastern European, Central European
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Meistaru iela 21, Riga 1050, Latvia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of four (13 and 10 year old children) wanted to go out for a steak dinner during our recent visit to Riga. It was a very quiet October weeknight, but the hotel receptionist booked us a table just before closing time of the...More

Thank Totti K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have booked this place to have lunch before the new year. Everything was correct, they were waiting for us and we were alone before the party. Meals were good enough, service - good. The place is a little bit dark (the restaurant is located...More

Thank BasilJr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Atmosphere was just perfect, i liked what they did with candles. I had mustard steak and peas - just perfect!

Thank Edgars_Sp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great little gem of a place. We visit a Riga for my wife's birthday so was looking forward to the old town, and its restaurants which didn't disappoint. We came across this place whilst trawling the different Xmas markets........ having check over the...More

Thank eddie347
Reviewed December 2, 2017

Atmosphere of this restaurant is historical. Personal is a very friendly and helpful. I had a very nice "mustard steak", it was tasty and cooked in according with my wishes. I would return back to this restaurant some times more with my pleasure :)

Thank FlexoDin
Reviewed November 27, 2017 via mobile

Meal was fabulous apart from they forgot to serve the vegetables, dirty starter dishes left on table during main course. Never offered desert or coffee, got tired of waiting, found the staff all chatting at the bar ignoring customers. Such as shame as could of...More

Thank paulsands1965
Reviewed November 22, 2017

Traditional Latvian food restaurant with also a good choice of steaks. Here you will get good portions with a fair charge although when busy you will have to wait between courses.

Thank 184adrian
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

I was there with my friend. We both ordered women's steaks. They were really delicious. The was also offer. One glass of Pinor Noir with every steak. For me it's perfect combination

Thank Ekaterina V
Reviewed October 23, 2017

Visited here several times during our visit to Riga in April (bit late doing this review due to family illness and bereavement) and loved it. The place itself is cosy and beautiful inside, and has outdoor seating for when the weather is warmer, although there...More

Thank llpasah
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

Got to choose between this and the more advertised steak house in Riga. Pick this as it boosts 30 days aged steaks. Services and setting were good. The steak was grilled to perfection. And the taste was excellent. Prices on par with the rest of...More

Thank Alfred P
Rolands N, General Manager at Zila Govs, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2017

Thank you for the review! We're glad you chose us and were satisfied with the result. We appreciate your opinion and we hope to see you return!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $40
Steakhouse, European, Latvian, Eastern European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Meistaru iela 21, Riga 1050, Latvia
  • Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Riga Region  >  Riga
  • Phone Number: +371 67 223 307
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The Blue Cow is a steak and fish restaurant, located on one side of Riga's most popular Old Town squares, Livu laukums. Modern Latvian cuisine in a warm atmosphere, inside a historical building dated from 1235.
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