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Jauniela 16, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 220 171
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (32 reviews)
“elk meat” (5 reviews)
“salmon” (20 reviews)
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European, Latvian, Eastern European, Central European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Jauniela 16, Riga 1050, Latvia
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1 - 10 of 331 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our experience at 1221 was excellent. The starter was the king of the day. We tried the smoked fish and cheese sampler. The fish selection reminded us of what we had just seen at the market. Salmon, trout and sea bass expertly smoked accompanied by...More

Thank Raul C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband had the pigeon in a cherry demi-glacé and I had the elk goulash stew with wild mushrooms. Both were plated nicely and had a great taste. There was just enough food as well, which was helpful when traveling, since we have no way...More

Thank RedEyeGirl
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Smoked beaver! The elk gulaschzuppe very tasty and filling. Pigeon good too and the roast mutton accompanied by very tasty beans. Pumpkin ice-cream unusual and very nice. The horseradish schnapps rather strange and probably not one to repeat. Service good and efficient.

Thank garethbiden
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

The setting is wonderful. The food is OK to Good, with the salad dressing too sweet. Our fish was fine, albeit with a slightly too-sweet sauce. Good portion size. The server did not know what sort of flat fish it was. (Shoulder shrug) And when...More

Thank Film G
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant appears in a lot of the tourist brochures for a good reason - touristy. The house itself is unique and charming, especially from the outside. But the food is churned out without care and passion. We also visited 2 years ago and I...More

1  Thank Mara Z
Reviewed 21 July 2017

This restaurant stands out from the other touristic places in old city. It offers very nice food and a great service. Yes it can be very pricey depending on selections.

Thank tasath
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Very cozy, comfortable restaurant with traditional, local dishes. Friendly and helpful staff. Located right in old town and easy to reach.

Thank Oliver H
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Warm and cute place! The top terraces offers the best place in Riga to have an apéro! The dishes are awesome! The 1221 starters and beef are excellent!

Thank Rodrigue7
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Great location in the very city center, nice choice of food, good quality, kind services. Liked it all. Recommended

Thank Anastasia U
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This restaurant has a very good atmosphere and is very tastefully decorated. It is set over a number of floors. The service is friendly and good.

Thank Adventurers049
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
USD 24 - USD 84
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jauniela 16, Riga 1050, Latvia
  • Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Riga Region  >  Riga
  • Phone Number: +371 67 220 171
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"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.
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