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Ratslaukums 5, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 044 317
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“tasting menu” (22 reviews)
“sauerkraut soup” (10 reviews)
“pork knuckle” (16 reviews)
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pmAll hours
European, Balti, Latvian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ratslaukums 5, Riga 1050, Latvia
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

We wanted to try Latvian food, and it not a easy task in the center of Riga. Most of the restaurants are for tourists and offers international "latvian" food. In this restaurant we tasted baltic smoked fish and beef tongue, and as main plate pork...More

Thank Pablo1880
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We had the Latvian Cuisine Tasting Menu, 4 courses plus coffee & Riga Black Balsam, & at €25 is excellent value with good local beers costing €3.60. Lots of other restaurants are doing the local food but this one was the only one we saw...More

1  Thank JAMS51
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We were a table of nine. Everyone at the table enjoyed their food. I had the potato pancake appetizer. The potatoes were cooked to perfection and delicious. My entrée choice was the pike perch fillet. The fish was plated like a pumpkin and beet Yang...More

Thank Outdoorpartner
Reviewed 9 August 2017

It was a very wonderful dining experience. The service was top notch and so friendly, and the food was well prepared and offered you a taste of Latvia. Prices were reasonable. It was clean and there was inside and outside covered seating. Fantastic menu listing...More

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Quality of food was really good and I particularly liked the herrings with onions. Prices are on the expensive side for Riga, but that's fine considering the central location. Very nice outdoor terrace too if you happen to be here on a warm sunny day.

Thank Marc0T81
Reviewed 3 August 2017

nice food loved it was latvian dishes on menu and it was like it great job done waiter friendly and helpful

Thank berryanddali
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant only has two choices of beer. Dark and Light. The dark was delicious, flavorful, and not at all bitter. The highlight of our meal was definitely the dumplings which are handmade and perfectly chewy. They are served in a most delicious broth with...More

1  Thank kawh
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Not a great choice on the menu but nevertheless very tasty, albeit could have been hotter, service was very attentive, with the aid off electronic wifi calling service, for either drinks service or the bill, perhaps taking technology a bit too far. We visited for...More

Thank mrandmrsDorset
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

The food here was amazing - especially the potato pancakes with salmon and the beef stroganoff. The service super - with humour!!!

Thank Danish_traveller2
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We came here to try Latvian food and we're happy with the selection, prices and quality. We did wait a bit to late To eat dinner and some foods were gone. I would definitely eat here again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 8 - USD 24
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ratslaukums 5, Riga 1050, Latvia
  • Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Riga Region  >  Riga
  • Phone Number: +371 67 044 317
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"Salve" - a restaurant that represents Riga city cuisine There's no better way to express the uniqueness of the people, its habits and tastes than through national cuisine. Restaurant Salve offers a taste of traditional Latvian cuisine in an elegant city manner. Restaurant Salve, which is located in the historic Blue Guard House which is part of the complex of the House of Blackheads on the Town Hall Square - the heart of Old Riga - is the right place to look for exquisite cuisine and enjoy the specialties of the capital. We offer to appraise the elegant and at the same time cozy atmosphere of the restaurant with a fine Dutch style interior to all citizens of Riga and its guests. Internationally trained chefs and waiters guarantee exquisite food flavor and high service standards. In Latin, "Salve" means - "Welcome!" Which excellently reflects the essence of the restaurant, as each guest is gladly welcome there.
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