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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

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“St Peter's Church tower is the perfect spot for getting a bird’s-eye view of Riga at all times of the year. In winter, see the roofs sprinkled in fresh snow. ”
  • 44 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. ”
  • 47 locals recommend
Eastern European Restaurant
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“Local food buffet served. Inexpensive. Great for lunch to try out local meals. ”
  • 48 locals recommend
Chinese Restaurant
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“Galleria Riga roof terrace - this is a dinner with a magnificent view! You will not find any such spot in Riga.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Bar
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“Authentic Latvian folk bar with live music on most nights. If you come in a larger group, it's a good idea to book in advance.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“It is worth visiting this club, also exploring this area where close to each other is also the beer brewery with bar, hip hop club ONE ONE, alternative music bar NEMIERS and night burger DELISNACK etc. Its a popular part of Rigas nightlife, where party goes on throughout all week (except Sundays). I would recommend going on Wednesday nights to PIENS- they have wine specials- 2 euros per glass and they have a DJ sets. Get there early tho because the place gets really busy. Wednesday 11am–6am Thursday 11am–2am Friday 11am–4am Saturday 11am–1am Sunday Closed Monday 11am–12am Tuesday 11am–1am ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Small local brewery, always experimenting on new types of beer, so there is always a 50/50 chance weather you love it of hate it :)”
  • 31 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“budget: $$$ Specializes in brewed coffee, offers brunches on weekdays 8:30-11:00 and pancake mornings on weekends 10:00-17:00 www.miit.lv”
  • 37 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Tasty and cheap. Beloved by locals and guests. Can get crowdy during the summer.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“On of the best restaurants in the town. Nice terrace during summer season! ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
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“An excellent lunch choice if you're looking for a take-out option and/or something fast and spicy (seriously spicy!), affordable, yet of good quality. There are two restaurants nearby: a small Stock Pot at 6 Ģertrūdes Street (rather tiny but works longer hours) and at 36 Valdemāra Street (bigger, more tables, open until about 6 p.m. on weekdays only). Check their website for menu and special events such as Ramen Saturdays etc.”
  • 20 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.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Winery
“Very good restaurant for those who enjoy good wine. They also have one of Riga's biggest wine shops”
  • 15 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. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Eastern European Restaurant
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“Latvian and European medieval, historic cuisine. For unusual atmospheric experience!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Experienced local chefs offer both lunch and dinner, as well as brunches at weekends for affordable prices.”
  • 10 locals recommend