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“What a peculiar place”
Review of Riviera

Riviera
Ranked #11 of 1,028 Restaurants in Riga
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed July 6, 2013

Came across this restaurant while looking for a bite to eat, staying at Hotel Albert in the neighborhood. It is very popular - outdoor area was fully booked and only a few seats inside. The menu is quite ambitious but what we had (soups, foie gras) was well done and quite tasty. What makes this a peculiar place is the service. Looking at other reviews, it appears this is a hit-or-miss proposition here. In our case, the waiter seemed very blase and really was absent most of the time. I get the sense that this place caters to the regulars. The tasty food really contrasted with the poor service. If you visit, do it for the food, as there is no assurance you will get the service that should correspond.

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Reviewed July 3, 2013

Stumbled on to this place before going to Art Nouveau Museum on the same block. Food was fabulous. Tasted greate, looked fabulous and generous proportions. Prices seemed very reasonable too for what you got. Lovely outside terrace on street - it was a delightful warm afternoon, so that was great. All the right extras, linen napkins, olive oil and balsamic to go with a selection of bread..highly recommend it. Drinks seemed well priced too.

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Reviewed June 23, 2013

Great food, nice atmosphere, good service. Moderately priced as well - we have been to other restaurants in Riga ranked much higher, but paid more for less quality. Portions are generous as well, you do not need to top up on bread! Wine was a plesant surpire - normally you do not get anything decent if you order not a bottle, but only one glass - here it was a different story - a glass of Chilean Chardnnay was just perfect!

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Thank Lina S
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Reviewed June 11, 2013

This restaurant was recommended by a local and it was worth going. The service is impeccable, there is a good wine selection and the menu is very tasty for a good price.
The sea food is quite popular.
We loved the atmosphere there, it was warm enough to eat on the terrace and around 12 in the night, when it got a bit chilly, our waitress offered us blankets to keep us warm, which was a nice touch.

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Thank Gabriela C
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Reviewed June 4, 2013

Brilliant food, fantastic wait-staff. The presentation and taste of the food were impeccable. The staff were polite, attentive and knowledgable. The prices are what you would expect for that standard. Highly recommend it.

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Thank Richosgirl
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