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) #21 of 787 Restaurants in Riga €€ - €€€ European, ,
Ratslaukums 5, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 044 317
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (19 reviews)
“pork fillet” (10 reviews)
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12:00 - 23:00All hours
European, Balti, Latvian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Ratslaukums 5, Riga 1050, Latvia
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Reviewed 2 April 2015

The tasting menu is spendy, but worth it, particularly as I knew very little about the local cuisine but was very curious. The "Ready to order" and "bring the bill" buttons on the tables were a nice touch- particularly as I knew very little Latvian...More

Thank Emily M
Reviewed 30 March 2015

First of all you have to know that they will do a picture of you that can be sent to your email as a souvenir ! and they do it for free which is pretty nice. In regards to the decoration nothing extraordinary, just plain...More

Thank Wannabecanadian21
Reviewed 17 March 2015 via mobile

Costs a bit more than other restaurants in the area, but in return, you get great service and even greater food. We ordered soup for entrees and fish for main course and didn't regret either one.

Thank Joona E
Reviewed 9 March 2015

When ever we visit a place for the first time, we always make an effort to try the local food. We found a few places advertising a local menu but chose Salve for the simple reason that it looked nice, and it's central location made...More

1  Thank David H
Reviewed 2 March 2015

Here the food I delicious and I liked the table service button, really good idea instead of getting bugged by waiters and waitresses you press a button on your table I had the pate for starters which was one of the best I've ever had...More

Thank Nick O
Reviewed 25 February 2015

My boyfriend and I were interested in trying Latvian cuisine during our stay in Riga in February 2015 and had a wonderful time at Salve. The wine list was diverse and reasonably priced. The food was absolutely delicious and we were not disappointed by anything,...More

Thank Buff1991
Reviewed 17 January 2015

What initially appeared to be an attractively designed and perfectly located place to have a meal turned out to be a disaster. Both meals were appalling to the extent that neither of us could eat more than a few mouthfuls. The chicken was rubbery, processed...More

1  Thank ILWTW
Reviewed 6 January 2015

My girlfriend and I ate at this restaurant on December 30th 2014, the staff were really friendly and the food was very good too. I would recommend going to this restaurant to eat as it is literally next door to The House of the Blackheads...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 5 January 2015

The staff are friendly. U can call them by pushing a call button on the table. The food is genuine Latvian cuisine, downright rural but well prepared and served in big portions. The beer is good and the wine list is well diversified. We went...More

1  Thank ALF2904
Reviewed 1 January 2015

This is a really good restaurant it you want to try some local cuisine. Looks pricey but it's quite normal. Probably a little bit more than what the tourist traps charge but better for the interesting experience. Highly recommend it.

Thank Ian H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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
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"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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