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“Don't hunt the beaver”
Review of 1221

1221
Ranked #35 of 1,028 Restaurants in Riga
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $24 - $82
Cuisines: European, Fusion, Latvian
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: "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.
Reviewed October 19, 2012 via mobile

Fried salmon fillet with cranberry icing is worth trying for people who adore fish! Be afraid of hot smoke cured beaver, it was old or hardworking)
One sort of white and 1 of red Georgian wine, a small pleasant trifle for the Russians! Have a nice time in Riga!

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Reviewed October 7, 2012

We visited after reading the positive interviews in Tripadvisor. The service was flawless - everything was served without delays and problems. We even got free taste of Balsam (black Latvian drink). The food (Latvian bean stuff and vegetarian pasta) was really good. The proportions were just enough to extinguish hunger.

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Reviewed September 30, 2012

I had a delightful meal here in this family owned restaurant. The service from the intial greeting to delivery of the check was without fault. Try the beaver ragout for a unique dish...it was tasty and filling. Beware of ordering too much food as the servings are generous...wine list is reasonable.

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Reviewed September 29, 2012 via mobile

A classic example of a place that is somehow ranked high but in reality its very touristy, expensive and low quality.

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Reviewed September 19, 2012

Nice little restaurant with outdoor terrace like most in old town, friendly, attentive and well informed staff who I can't really fault. The food was also good with a good choice of dishes inc elk and beaver!!! Inside is also lovely and it has a really nice, pleasant feel. The bill did seem a little pricey in comparison to other restaurants nearby as there are a lot of good places to eat within a small radius in old town, in short; it's a good place to eat, but so are all the others!!!!!!!!!

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