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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

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“Riga St. Peter’s Church - the tallest peak in Riga, is one the oldest and most valuable monuments of medieval architecture in the Baltic States. It is located in the historical center of Riga and in 1997 was included among the UNESCO World Heritage sites. The church hall is used for exhibitions and concerts. Your are welcome to visit the tower of the church offering breathtaking views of the medieval and modern Riga, the Daugava with its spacious harbor and the Gulf of Riga.”
  • 47 locals recommend
General Entertainment
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“If you want to try local homemade cuisine, with moderate prices then this is a place to visit. Additionally, this complex has a variety of other attractions, especially in the winter, such as ice-skating, the tallest Christmas tree in Latvia and others. ”
  • 45 locals recommend
Eastern European Restaurant
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“"Lido" is a popular canteen-style restaurant chain that serves traditional Latvian food. No fine dining, but quick and filling lunch is guarranteed. Various locations throughout the city.”
  • 47 locals recommend
Bar
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“Folkklubs ALA Pagrabs (Folk club ALA cellar) is a unique tavern in Riga’s Old Town! Latvian folk and world music come together with traditional and contemporary Latvian cuisine, Latvian dance evenings, and music concerts! A special ambiance is created in former wine cellar (part of which dates back to the 13th century), where you can listen to lively Latvian dance music or, with a glass of beer, enjoy conversations under ancient vaulted ceilings. Folk club ALA offers wide range of Latvian draught beers – 27 in all! Folk club ALA also offers home-distilled moonshine in various flavours, the best Latvian wines, a wide selection of herbal teas, seasonal monthly menus based entirely on local produce, business lunches, and live music at least five nights a week!”
  • 40 locals recommend
Restaurant
“LIDO is the most famous national food bistro. Founded in 1987, LIDO is one of the first private enterprises in Latvia since the restoration of independence, and its network of restaurants and bistros has become an integral part of the image of Latvia.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Eastern European Restaurant
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“Want to try a more traditional approach to the Latvian cuisine? This is the place to go. Loved by locals and city guests. There are several of these all over the city.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“All the Latvian food you could want. This is not the only place, you can find even more Lido restaurants around Riga, but this one is defiantly the closest :D Here, you can sample all the stuff us Latvians enjoy eating..... and drinking. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“This is the place which I would recommend for drinks, but you can also have a great meal. They serve food till 1.00 AM and are open till 3.00 AM. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Eastern European Restaurant
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“Latvian and European medieval, historic cuisine. For unusual atmospheric experience!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Latvian/Italian cuisine, medium price, high quality, small terrace outdoors”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A gathering place where to eat, drink daytime, but also to stay up late, as it's one of the few places that offer to eat in late hours and it's a proper menu, not a junk food. And the prices are normal. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“The three chefs restaurant „Tam labam būs augt” (The good must grow – Eng.) is a restaurant with the open kitchen, beloved by citizens and admired by guests of our city. It was founded in September 2011 by two famous Latvian chefs, Mārtiņš Sirmais and Ēriks Dreibants. Very fast the restaurant earned popularity and was acknowledged among the highest ranking restaurants in Riga. As a proof to it, in 2013 and 2014 it received a 3rd place in the Top 30 restaurants in Latvia Excellence award. Despite rocket fast success, we remain accessible, friendly and open to everybody. We love our clients and will provide perfect service even under the most complicated circumstances.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Night Club
“My most favorite bar. If You go through it in the summer, You will reach open air terrace, surrounded by other buildings, which looks totally awesome at any time of day.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“An unique "library" of contemporary Latvian cuisine, in which seasonal products of the highest quality are combined with high-level modern cooking technique and a relaxed holiday atmosphere.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Café
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“A popular pub for young people. Snacks, beer and casual cocktails. 7 min away.”
  • 9 locals recommend