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“Riga on Italian way ”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Aperitivo

Aperitivo
Ranked #159 of 943 Restaurants in Riga
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $17
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Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: Please call or email for booking. In rhythmical pitter patter of rain or howling blizzards, in a shade of majestic linden trees, there is an ancient looking house in which you will always be kindly awaited. In this house you will be greeted by the exquisite spirit of Italy in all of its culinary glory, you will be served with everything from antipasti to Bollito Misto. Fragrances floating in the air will tell you stories about freshly baked bread with Tuscan spices and tomatoes dried in the egg yolk yellow sun. Golden colors of Aughentoshan playfully reflect on the edges of glasses and after a juicy Ossobuco you will be served with Espresso Risentin and grappa and a mouthwatering desert of ,,Anna Pavlova" with fresh berries. We also serve festive family dinners and other celebratory events. Aperitivo is the only restaurant in Riga that will allocate all of its space for your 10 to 20 people company so that the sparkling conversations, the amazing food and the pleasant flow of time can be fully enjoyed
Вильнюс, Литва
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Riga on Italian way ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

It was my 2nd visit here, I have made journey of 300 km to have a dinner in this cosy place. 2 pretty girls owners were so welcome

Food was deliciuos. Wines were good taste and normal rates.

Actually I very recommend this restaurant as I know what is Italian cousine and prices are good
A presto!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Good food, nice atmosphere.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2014

Nice place to eat. Friendly staff.
Good food, good prices (according to western European standard). Wines also reasonably priced. Little choice in vegetarian food. Not busy at that time and quick service.

  • Visited July 2014
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2 Thank tom s
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Riga, Latvia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Small cozy family restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2013

It is situated out of the reach of the busy streets, but that is exactly what makes it so special. You get a chance to hide from the routine and enjoy some slow food :) biz lunch is fairly priced, tastes great - what more should you wish? I have noticed a lot of young mothers coming in with baby carriage. Good option for random walk ins as well as family lunch on weekends.

Visited December 2013
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Vilnius, Lithuania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Simple, but nice and worth to find it next the corner”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2013 via mobile

It was by no mean a dissapointment, on the contrarry - a pleasant surprise found by a recommendation (seems they work!).
All the place is not about being fancy, but after the first taste of food it makes sence - italian style cousine is not about show-off's, even more: the place itself must not distract You from food! Yet the place keeps it cozy, neat and warm by small details like books You can overlook while waiting someone.
The waitress was very sweet and seemed to be a part of the place herself, so I was really surprised to find out she was there for one of her first days at work! 10 goes to sweet waitress :)
Tap water for free - bonus for shure! Not all baltic restaurants/cafes yet realised that it's a must for a decent place.
I ate the salmon soup which had a nice intensive taste, just that I hate onions and did not know there will be so much in it. The Cezars salad though was perfecf! And ofcourse the home made ice cream - full taste and not fat, refreshing and fresh!
The last word for the coffee - you must take the Rombouts Malongo, skip the others! This is the point alone worth comming there!
All in all - I definatelly take there my friends for a nice meal and simple cozy plase to chat, not too noisy or overcrowded, on the contrary - friendly, quality and not engating at the same time!

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