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Monterosso

Valnu iela 9, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 507 170
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (21 reviews)
“prawns” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:30 Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Valnu iela 9, Riga 1050, Latvia
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1 - 10 of 92 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful places anywhere in the world. A must visit if you’re in Italy and enjoy beautiful scenery, good food, great beaches and wonderful Italian people. Going again this year for 4th time.

Thank lenfem
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Excellent food and service. We had salad, calamari, pizza, a cheese plate, and ravioli. Everything was fantastic, but the pizza was out of this world good. Expensive, but again, one meal on our trip. My only complaint is that the wait staff was somewhat pushy...More

Thank 2MonkeysDad
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

we wanted to eat in an italian restaurant and we found this restaurant by accident. The interior is so classy with very professional waiters and hôtesses. We wanted to order some ice tea, but they didn t have any, so the water proposed to make...More

Thank Joseph G
Reviewed 25 December 2017

Every time I visit Riga I enjoy visiting Monterosso restaurant. Its a very special place with history and atmosphere. Monterosso is the oldest restaurant in Latvia. The first owner built the house in 1914 and created a restaurant on the ground floor. And since then...More

Thank azinoviev
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Great décor, all wood and grandeur. Wine was lovely as was the seafood pizza but the bill was a bit harder to swallow. Good Italian food but not the place for a cheap meal out. Good wine selection

1  Thank Dumpling73
Reviewed 6 December 2017

One of the oldest Italian restaurants in Riga that never disappoints. The atmosphere and the service have been great since the beginning. Same as food. Recommend!

Thank Ingrid_Lettonie
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We ate an amazing dinner at Monterosso. Appertizer: Pumpkinsoup, sooo good Main: Duck, vegetables. Perfect duck Dessert: chocklate fondant. Very good I will highly recommend Monterosso for a finer dinner.

Thank Ole-Martin L
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We came to dine 4 friends and all of us just loved what we had ordered. We had mushroom soup, tortellini broth, pizza and foie gras with caramelized apples and everything was delicious. Nice atmosphere and accurate service.

Thank sunshine151209
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Traditional italian restaurant in the centre of Riga city. The food is good, but not that good. Food and wine is very expensive and to expensive compared to the quality. Rather stiff and uninterested service staff.

Thank Jörgen D
Reviewed 17 August 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$38
Meals
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 23:30
Saturday
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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Description
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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