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Valnu iela 9, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 507 170
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Valnu iela 9, Riga 1050, Latvia
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1 - 10 of 83 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Deceptive restaurant from the outside. Appears a bit drab but the service and the Italian style cooking are good. We sat at outside table so did not experience the interior. The service was excellent , the waiting staff could not be more attentive. Food arrived...More

Thank decdeasy
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is lovely, delicious even, we came here twice during our trip. The staff was also friendly however slightly less attentive during Dinner service than they were for Lunch service. The food look fantastic and the meal I had for lunch I would...More

Thank 1_Frog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice central location - at the heart of Riga Old Town, so easy to get there if you are out and about I've been to Monterosso a couple of times with my friends, and haven't been disappointed yet! It's an Italian restaurant, and they serve...More

Thank AnnaKirill G
Reviewed 8 July 2017

After bad experience in Domini Canes went to Monterosso for dessert. Panna cotta and tiramisu accompanied with espresso and grappa.were very good, but quite expensive..

Thank Andrus L
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

They call it Italian restaurant??? The worst frozen pizza so far. Shame on you. Slow service and 15 € for this kind of pizza is toi much. Never again.

Thank Mika L
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Prior to catching a late flight my wife and I stopped at monterossa for an early evening meal. First warning sign shouldve been the lack of menu outside. The restaurant was very quiet but did have a few people in the main room. For some...More

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I wanted seafood pasta with tomato sauce; the waiter offered to customize my meal, which then became more expensive than all other pasta dinners, plus a 35% surcharge which was not properly explained. Although the food was quite good, service was slow and the whole...More

Thank Guy L
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

We chanced upon this place as we were walking around Riga old town. We happen to be visiting on their Independence Day. The atmosphere at Freedom Monument was nice. We stopped here for lunch and it must have been the best Italian food we had...More

Thank lckemelcee
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Great pasta with rich flavours and the staff were all very generous, even helping me with suggestions about what is best on the menu. Would highly recommend!

Thank Marianne G
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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

For appetizers: the white asparagus with maple syrup was very good and burrata cheese was excellent. For main dish: the seabass was very good and the pasta with lobster and prawns was excellent. For dessert: The cheesecake was good. Service was good and friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$38
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Valnu iela 9, Riga 1050, Latvia
  • Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Riga Region  >  Riga
  • Phone Number: +371 67 507 170
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One of the oldest restaurants in Riga, «Monterosso» was established in 1913. After re-opening in 2000 it quickly became a favorable dining place for sophisticated locals and international visitors alike. Carrying the heritage of it’s past into today’s glamour, «Monterosso» brings true Italian cuisine to the heart of Old Riga. Our elegant interiors are complemented with a la carte menu created by world renowned chef Patrick Pages. Patrick is a rarity – he is a French chef who understands the fundamentals, essentials, and desirable taste of Italian food. Several years that he spent in Italy made him a true connoisseur of Mediterranian cuisine. Patrick’s background as a leading chef in France and his cooking experience in many European countries as well as in Japan, South America, and Africa ensure that only purity and freshness of the best ingredients shine through to create superb food served in our restaurant. A menu at «Monterosso» is complemented by the finest wine list in Riga. Our wine cellar carries a stock of a few thousand bottles of wine carefully selected from all over the world.
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