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Zila Govs

Meistaru iela 21, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 223 307
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“steak” (59 reviews)
“quinoa” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, European, Latvian, Eastern European, Central European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Meistaru iela 21, Riga 1050, Latvia
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1 - 10 of 148 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got to choose between this and the more advertised steak house in Riga. Pick this as it boosts 30 days aged steaks. Services and setting were good. The steak was grilled to perfection. And the taste was excellent. Prices on par with the rest of...More

Thank Alfred P
Rolands N, General Manager at Zila Govs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review! We're glad you chose us and were satisfied with the result. We appreciate your opinion and we hope to see you return!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food! Some tradicional food with "new style". Price is OK. It is very well located. Staff took long to take our order and bill, but is ok.

Thank Fernando B
Rolands N, General Manager at Zila Govs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the good review! We will try to improve on our service quality. It's great to know you enjoyed.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right in the heart of old Riga, very cozy and classic restaurant. Overpriced in my opinion, though the food is good.

Thank Psnaporaz
Rolands N, General Manager at Zila Govs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review! We are happy to know you enjoyed the food. The pricing is based on the location and local market, thus we consider it proper. Thank you once more.

Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Food (chicken and pork) was ok but I could do the same at home and I'm not a master chef. Any seasoning in the food would have been great. Service a little slow but friendly at first but when the bill was paid, we didn't...More

Thank Lotta W
Rolands N, General Manager at Zila Govs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review! We're disappointed to have failed to satisfy your wants and expectations, but we do promise to pay attention to your comments and enhance our service. Should you return, we expect you to notice the improvements.

Reviewed 30 August 2017

This is an ok restaurant with a nice location overlooking a well kept square and good outside seating . The food is ok ( we two had turbot which was good but not outstanding ). The service is fine but some of the waiting staff...More

Thank Mark Benjamin L
Rolands N, General Manager at Zila Govs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review! We will try to improve our restaurant based on your comments.

Reviewed 29 August 2017

We went 6 people to have dinner.The waiter asked the first question: Are you going to pay alltogether? if not you'll have to wait al least 30 minutes for the bills. (We wanted to pay by couples but at the end . .together ok. Next...More

Thank topmind
Rolands N, General Manager at Zila Govs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

With regret, we thank you for the review! We greatly apologize for this bad experience, which, we are certain, is uncommon in our restaurant. Occasionally, we have to weed out impolite staff members or low enthusiasm workers. Thankful for reviews like this, it helps us...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place, lovely waiters and most important delicious meal! Highly recommended if you are visiting Riga. 10 out of 10.

1  Thank Edgars_Sp
Rolands N, General Manager at Zila Govs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the outstanding review! We highly appreciate it!

Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

The best meat we ate in our 10 day road trip through Germany, Poland and the Baltic States. This restaurant in the old town prides itself in specialising in them, and how! Every piece was a delight. But we may have missed the best. The...More

Thank Aboudy G
Rolands N, General Manager at Zila Govs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the kind review! We are glad you had the chance to taste one of our great steaks which we indeed pride ourselves on. Depending on the day, we may close earlier, given the customer traffic, however deserts should have been offered to...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017

Excellent dinner and service. Breads fantastic, great shares Wide range of steaks and these seem to be good. My fish was very good. First good mojito of the holiday

Thank GeraldineUK
Rolands N, General Manager at Zila Govs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the good review! We are happy you enjoyed and we hope to see you again!

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

First time in Riga, wanted a good steak got it. Zila govs (Blue Cow) had a big menu and a good variety of steaks. The atmosphear was comfy and the staff were helpful and polite. The food took a while to be prepared, but the...More

Thank Jukka S
Rolands N, General Manager at Zila Govs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear guest, we appreciate the excellent review! We pride ourselves on the quality of steaks we offer, therefore it is always pleasant and reassuring to receive good reviews concerning steaks. We hope to see you again!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 40
Cuisine
Steakhouse, European, Latvian, Eastern European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Meistaru iela 21, Riga 1050, Latvia
  • Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Riga Region  >  Riga
  • Phone Number: +371 67 223 307
  • E-mail
Description
The Blue Cow is a steak and fish restaurant, located on one side of Riga's most popular Old Town squares, Livu laukums. Modern Latvian cuisine in a warm atmosphere, inside a historical building dated from 1235.
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