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#23 of 739 Restaurants in Riga
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
European, Balti, Latvian, Eastern European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
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Ratslaukums 5, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 044 317
12:00 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Spent a lovely evening meal here on a Saturday - didn't even need a reservation! Fabulous location and good view of the square with a window view. Hubby had an excellent steak and I enjoyed 2 Latvian 'classics' - grey peas with bacon followed by rye bread pudding which were both much tastier than they sound!!! Our waiter was lovely... More 

Thank gabi79
Level Contributor
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a small lovely restaurant just next to the House of the Blackheads. Good service and attentive staff. Baltic fish trio is amazing! The food was tasty and portions are generous.The only downside for me is that they don't have local wines. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank Cathy R
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing food that is great value in a convenient location. Staff were super friendly. Would definitely come back again!

Thank murphii89
Grimsby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this restaurant on our last night in Riga and wished we had found it on our first. Great dining room with friendly efficient service and great local dishes

Thank Graham W
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A lovely place to dine,better pick a main course and a dessert,because the portions are enough for you.So good and tasty food!

Thank Elena Andreea P
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was a happy surprise for me. It was very nice inside, clean, charming, and you felt welcome. The waiter was professional, kind and helpful with a smile on his face and on top of it he had good English. My dinner was good, the chicken was perfectly cooked and the dessert was amazing, still the price was as... More 

Thank Sandra L
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely building in central location, warm and welcoming decor. Staff friendly and service good but slow. Food good. Nice desert.

Thank yorkshirehardys
London, United Kingdom
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575 reviews
524 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the 5 course (plus sorbet) Latvian tasting menu which for 25 Euros is fantastic value, starting with herring, followed by peas with bacon, pork soup, sausage and sauerkraut & finally a surprisingly tasty rye bread pudding. The whole table doesn't have to have tasting menu either so we also had the potato pancakes with salmon & the beef stroganoff,... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The appetizers were truly delicious (beef tongue and potato pancake) but watery souce on salmon was quite a dissapointment. The service was prompt and friendly!

Thank eeeeki
New Port Richey, Florida, United States
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quick service and good Latvian-style food, with a more extensive menu than several of the nearby restaurants. A solid choice for dinner, although I'd recommend calling ahead if coming after 7pm on busy days.

Thank Adam K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
European, Balti, Latvian, Eastern European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ratslaukums 5, Riga 1050, Latvia
  • Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Riga Region  >  Riga
  • Phone Number: +371 67 044 317
"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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?