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Biblioteka No1

#14 of 739 Restaurants in Riga
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
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Terbatas iela 2, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 20 225 000
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12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Asker, Norway
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115 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I visited Biblioteka for the 2nd time and my hopes were high. Unfortunately, the service this time brought the total experience somewhat down. Food is still good and nicely presented. Local ingredients and a forest theme. Mushrooms was used in several of the dishes – nice. Service was slow this night and glasses was empty for a too long period... More 

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Thank Øyvind M
Stockholm, Sweden
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381 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

having been a couple of times over the years - Biblioteka no 1 still delivers top quality food experiences.

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Thank michael c
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80 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went for brunch and first thing that came to mind is that the atmosphere is a bit stiff like the staff don't really enjoy to work in the restaurant. . The standard of the food is really good and the variation in the self service buffet is quite impressive. . When it comes to prices it's really to much... More 

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Turku, Finland
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326 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had Sunday brunch here and it was excellent. Unfortunately the service was not up to the same level. What I was most miscontent with was when I asked what cognacs they have. I never got the list, but was instead told how good one of them was and ended up having it served to me. And when we got... More 

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Thank Leena S
Stockholm, Sweden
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75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice brunch. Excellent selection. They even had oysters! And good ones as well:-) Several different salads, cheeses, seafood and great desserts. Plus is that you can order hot food of a menu, that is included in the 35 euro charge. Must be specifically nice in the summer with the beautiful view of the park. Lots of families here as... More 

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Thank Cecilia S
Copenhagen, Denmark
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

I have noting bad to say about the food, it was really good. But way too expensive compared to what you can get in other, better, restaurants in Riga.

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Thank Jan A
Karlskrona, Sweden
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106 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

If you only will have one better dinner in Riga choose this restaurant. It is the very best one in the town. A very nice and cosy environment with toppclass food and professionell crew.

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Riga, Latvia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

I live in Riga,but it was first time for me in that restoran..We did find in internet,it was mention us one of Top restorans in Riga...So,we deside to try...Good location,just few minutes from Old town,restoran have nice terrace,but we sit inside,couse it was cold already...Food was great,we did choose some sea food starters and shateaubrian meet..All testes were very good... More 

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Northampton
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110 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

During a business trip to Latvia our hosts took to us to Biblioteka No1 for a late lunch The warm welcome and decor inside the restaurant were excellent and all the waiting staff very pleasant and efficient A amuse bouche peach soup was very interesting and tasty as was the black bread and pink "butter" The Dover Sole main course... More 

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Thank ASGNorthampton
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Our last night in Riga and we decided to go out for a meal. The place is very welcoming the design is a bit of Art Deco library style. I order the Icelandic crab as a start and the lobster as main The food is tasty and the staff are very friendly and speak good English Make sure that u... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Central European, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Terbatas iela 2, Riga 1050, Latvia
  • Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Riga Region  >  Riga
  • Phone Number: +371 20 225 000

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