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Zila Govs

) #114 of 787 Restaurants in Riga €€ - €€€ Steakhouse, European,
Meistaru iela 21, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 223 307
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“steak” (57 reviews)
“salmon” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, European, Latvian, Central European, Eastern European, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Service
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LOCATION
Meistaru iela 21, Riga 1050, Latvia
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1 - 10 of 140 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent dinner and service. Breads fantastic, great shares Wide range of steaks and these seem to be good. My fish was very good. First good mojito of the holiday

Thank GeraldineUK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time in Riga, wanted a good steak got it. Zila govs (Blue Cow) had a big menu and a good variety of steaks. The atmosphear was comfy and the staff were helpful and polite. The food took a while to be prepared, but the...More

Thank Jukka S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been there at recommendation of hotel receptionist, place looks nice and very attentive service. However, beef was not as expected and related to price, not bad, but had better...

Thank FlorinCT
LivaManager, Manager at Zila Govs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, thank you for the review. We apologise for not so satisfied experience food wise. Hope to see you back at our restaurant to change your experience.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was not expecting too much but still got disappointed - food was not good enough given that this is moderately expensive restaurant for Riga. Steak was OK, but venison soup was quite ridiculous and left impression we are in some cheap canteen. I didn't...More

Thank Sandijs J
LivaManager, Manager at Zila Govs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, thank you for the review. We are sorry for your experience, definitely will improve our service and would like to see you back at ''Zila Govs'' to change your experience.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were group of 16 people! All were pretty much satisfied. I have ordered the mustard steak 250 gram with awesome topping and nice portion in my opinion,waiters are carefully fulfilling all your requests ! The attitude of the staff is amazing ! No a...More

Thank Alex S
Rolands N, General Manager at Zila Govs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear guest, we thank you for the amazing review! Our staff is always striving to be careful and attentive towards our guests and it's good to know that this initiative gets noted. We hope to welcome you again in future!

Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Very friendly service. The dinner was just perfect. Local bier recommended was super. Music was also to my taste.

Thank Türkan G
Rolands N, General Manager at Zila Govs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review! Always a pleasure to hear from a satisfied guest!

Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

I love meat and I love rare meat! I thought that in a real steak house I would get my steak served the way I like... Well my rare steak was not rare at all! But the location is great, decoration is pretty cool and...More

Thank T2Steph
Rolands N, General Manager at Zila Govs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the review! We are disappointed to have failed to serve you the kind of steak that you would have enjoyed. Hopefully, you will give us another visit so that you can verify that we truly are a good steak house!

Reviewed 5 June 2017

The blue cow is a cool place with nice interior. The staff was kind and the service was in general good. However, I was a bit surprised that our glasses of wine were brought to the table without a long time before the food was...More

Thank JonasSw
Rolands N, General Manager at Zila Govs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We appreciate your review. Your comments are noted and we will do our best to improve our service. We are happy to know that the quality of steaks were to your liking. We hope to welcome you again in the future!

Reviewed 26 May 2017

A group of 6 went out on our last night in the Baltic States to round off a lovely trip and wanted somewhere to celebrate. Our guide recommended Zila. Excellent choice. Whether we had steak, lamb or pork everyone was delighted with what was served....More

Thank BobandJosie
Rolands N, General Manager at Zila Govs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review! It's good to know that the guides of Riga can suggest not only the best sights to look at, but also the best places to dine at. We hope to see your return!

Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

This place has awesome steak. The service is fast and friendly. They speak good English and have an English menu. I definitely recommend this place.More

Thank Bobby L
Rolands N, General Manager at Zila Govs, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

We are absolutely delighted to know you've enjoyed a good steak at our restaurant! Our chefs pride themselves on the superior quality of steaks they are able to serve our guests. On behalf of all "Zila Govs" staff, we thank you for the absolutely positive...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Meistaru iela 21, Riga 1050, Latvia
  • Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Riga Region  >  Riga
  • Phone Number: +371 67 223 307
  • E-mail
Description
The Blue Cow is a steak and fish restaurant, located on one side of Riga's most popular Old Town squares, Livu laukums.
Modern Latvian cuisine in a warm atmosphere, inside a historical building dated from 1235.
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