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Salve

€€ - €€€European, ,
Ratslaukums 5, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 044 317
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (23 reviews)
“sauerkraut soup” (10 reviews)
“pork knuckle” (16 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
European, Balti, Latvian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Ratslaukums 5, Riga 1050, Latvia
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1 - 10 of 400 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A quiet night at the restaurant. The food was even better than expected, but the most unexpected of all was the intact service by waiter "Ilja". All the best to both the restaurant and Ilja. The world belongs to you.

Thank KooMikko
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted the true Latvian food experience but unfortunately the food was not good. The Stroganoff was dry and cold, the potato pancakes with salmon had very little salmon. Desserts were fine and the best course. Service was friendly. Surroundings traditional. 30 euros for 3...More

Thank Plattypuss52
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We came here around 19-20 in the evening. It was not so many people, and we were seated quickly. But we still had to wait for our food for almost 1 hour! The portions were very small, but the food tasted nice. Price ok, but...More

Thank MissyNorway
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Fine dining at a moderate price - that´s what it is! Don´t miss out on seafood, we had three starters to share and were more than satisfied. Tuna, herring and salmon, accompanied by fresh bread and sauces, plus a glass of wine provide for a...More

Thank BandageGirl
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We had a nice dinner at this restaurant, but I think it would make a better lunch place - it was a bit loud. The Caesar salad was just okay, the dressing wasn’t a true Caesar dressing. The food was good and the service was...More

Thank sillychitterchatter
Reviewed 16 October 2017

I had a fantastic lunch at Salve. Glad I had the tasting menu which I believe is a good value for the money. The atmosphere was very nice and the service was great. I had the sausage plate for my main dish and it was...More

Thank deparker
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Would highly recommend especially for a fussy eater. The only tiny criticism is finding the place as it is down a lane with no sign used Google maps to find it. The interior is olde world everything wood we sat on the benches covered in...More

Thank baleno
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Lovey place and nice service. This is what we had: Beef Tongue with Horseradish Sauce, Latvian sauerkraut soup with pork served in a bread loaf, Grey Peas with Smoked Bacon and Fried Onions and Homemade Black Pudding (Blood Sausage) served with Barley Porridge and Cowberry...More

Thank Peter543for
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

By the look of the place you don't think the food is excellent. But it is! Very tasty, and good sized portions. I highly recommend this place.

Thank MartinHalvorsen
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner here last night and had 2 courses which was plenty no room from dessert from these hearty meals. We had the potato pancakes and the garlic rye bread with cheese sauce to start both flavoursome - huge portion of bread, not...More

Thank louise H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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
  • E-mail
Description
"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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