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Melna Kaka Majas Restorans

#40 of 738 Restaurants in Riga
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
European, Latvian, Eastern European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
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Meistaru iela 10/12, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 225 436
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Today
11:00 - 10:59
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 10:59
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely recommend this restaurant! Beautiful food presentation. We had some of traditional Latvian dishes and the taste was unforgetable. The building itself very famous, known as The Cat house. We enjoyed our dinner very much.

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Thank 701tanya
Hitchin, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Once again in Riga and visited the black cat restaurant. This never has given us a bad night. It was my girlfriends birthday this time. Coats were taken when we got in. Very nice and friendly staff. Bread at the table was lovely. Starter was garlic bread followed by fillet steak for me and duck for my partner. Steak was... More 

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Thank Michaelwilliams83
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65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Dropped in here after wandering around town, and very happy! Food was fantastic, the fried cheese salad was amazing, wild boar and the quail done beautifully. Service was excellent, all in all, super happy!

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Thank Amandats
Carmel Valley, California
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353 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Nice ambiance, but not a god experience. The Baltic Trio appetizer was wonderful, as was the Latvian sparkling wine we ordered to accompany it. Unfortunately, it was all downhill from there. The duck breast was overcoked, the wild boar very bland, and bth were plated on cold plates. Worse yet, we belatedly discovered that the wine we'd with them was... More 

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Thank Andrew A
Oslo, Norway
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Came in with my family for lunch. The staff was very polite and friendly. The orders came quickly and the food both looked and tasted good!

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Thank hejoa
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257 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Located in the old town of Riga, this is a great restaurant where we had good time to catch some sweets with hot tea during very cold days of June.

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Thank Tal R
Stuttgart
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237 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

THis restaurant is located in a very heart of old city, very touristic area, close to Dome cathedral etc. THe staff is friendly, service and food good, especially meat, good wines and nice atmosphere. GOod place for rest after walking in the city.

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Thank StuttgartAbc
Estonia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

The atmosphere of the restaurant is cozy and warm, nice music is playing. Service was very good, the waitress took care that our wineglasses were always full. The food was good (fresh fish; big portion of caesar salad) and of course the wine (best riesling I have ever had). The location is good - it is situated on a quiet... More 

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Thank Kadri J
Helsinki, Finland
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Melna Kaka Majas Restorans is very positive experience at Riga Old Town main tourist area. At this restaurant personnel has focus on good customer experience and not just getting most profit out of visiting tourists. This is very good choice of you like meat and want to eat well at Riga Old Town.

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Thank mkhki
new york
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

We ate here for dinner on a recent family trip to Riga. The service was good - the waitress was attentive and food came reasonably quickly (about 20-25 minutes). The food itself was average at best. Caesar salad had too much dressing and was just not good. Goulash Soup didn't have the thickness it needs to have. Blood sausage was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$23
Cuisine
European, Latvian, Eastern European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 10:59
Monday
11:00 - 10:59
Tuesday
11:00 - 10:59
Wednesday
11:00 - 10:59
Thursday
11:00 - 10:59
Friday
11:00 - 10:59
Saturday
11:00 - 10:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Meistaru iela 10/12, Riga 1050, Latvia
  • Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Riga Region  >  Riga
  • Phone Number: +371 67 225 436

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?