Top 10 Best Places To Eat In Riga, Latvia - Updated 2021

places to eat in Riga, Latvia

The capital city of Latvia, Riga is a good place to spend some time with your friends. The nice city center, the old buildings, and the unique architecture make Riga a very pretty city where you can for sure spend a few days without getting bored. There are many things to do and a large variety of restaurants and pubs to chose from. If you can’t make up your mind, hopefully, the suggestions below will make your decision easier.

1. Vincents

Īstiem gardēžiem un iedvesmai, restorāna Vincents šefpavāra Aleksandra Nasikailova radītā melleņu simfonija ar rudenīgu...

Posted by Vincents on Thursday, 28 September 2017

This is among the exquisite restaurants in Riga. It may seem a bit pricey, but you’ll for sure have a very good dining experience. The service is amazing and the creative dishes sold makes one want to come back every day. The best time to visit Vincents is in the afternoon, as it’s less crowded, but it’s also suitable for dinner or lunch.


Address: Elizabetes iela 19, 1010 Riga, Latvia

Website: Vincents

2. Lido

Lido Restaurant, Riga
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Stryn used under CC BY-SA 4.0

There are actually more Lido restaurants in Riga. It is an international chain that’s rather famous in the Baltic countries. If you’ve been to the one in Estonia, there shouldn’t be too many differences. This is the perfect place for a simple and quick lunch or dinner. The food is relatively healthy in comparison to many other fast food chains. So, don’t expect anything fancy. The meals and the environment are basic.


Address 1: Elizabetes iela 65, Centra rajons, LV-1050 Rīga, Latvia

Address 2: Tirgoņu iela 6, Centra rajons, LV-1050 Rīga, Letonia

Website: Lido

3. 3 pavāru restorāns "Tam labam būs augt"

Posted by 3 pavāru restorāns on Sunday, 25 June 2017

This stylish restaurant is one of a kind in Riga. The staff are extremely polite and know very well how they can make their customers feel special. The food served is made with local ingredients. The menu is full of very creative dishes, so do go to 3 pavāru restorāns “Tam labam būs augt” if you like to experiment with your food.

3 pavāru restorāns "Tam labam būs augt"

Address: Torņa iela 4, LV1010 Riga, Latvia

Website: 3 pavāru restorāns “Tam labam būs augt”


With its lovely interior, BIBLIOTĒKA №1 is the place to go for a special occasion. It is a bit more expensive than the average restaurant in Riga, but the experience is worth it because of the good service and out of the ordinary food served. The portions are not only very palatable, but the plates also look aesthetically pleasing.


Address: Tērbatas iela 2, 1050 Riga, Latvia

Website: BIBLIOTĒKA №1

5. Valtera Restorāns

Šīs nedēļas pusdienu piedāvājuma uzkoda -menca

Posted by Valtera Restorāns on Wednesday, 9 November 2016

If you’re looking for a place a bit outside the noisiness of the city center, this restaurant is a good option. The interior is very cozy, making everyone feel at home. The prices are affordable and the service is good and efficient. It is the kind of restaurant that’s appropriate for both lunch and dinner.

Valtera Restorāns

Address: Miesnieku iela 8, 1050 Riga, Latvia

Website: Valtera Restorāns

6. Muusu

MUUSU taimiņš, šitakes sēnes, sarkanie rīsi, sēpijas ziedkāpostu biezeniss, kokospiena karija mērce. _____ Our sea trout, shiitake mushrooms, red rice, cuttlefish-ink mashed cauliflower, coconut curry sauce.

Posted by MUUSU on Thursday, 6 April 2017

Muusu is a place that offers its customers a nice ambiance and good food. The staff is very friendly, paying attention to all details. No matter if you’re here for a romantic dinner or a business meeting, the staff will be able to accommodate your needs.


Address: Skārņu iela 6, 1050 Riga, Latvia

Website: Muusu

7. La Kanna

Gatavojās pusdienas! No 12iem būs: ** Šķelto zirņu zupa ar zaļumiem un graudu maizīti & ** Liellopa pasta ar brokoli un saldo piparu.. Labu apetīti!!

Posted by La Kanna cafe on Wednesday, 5 July 2017

La Kanna is particularly good on Sundays, as they serve an all you can eat buffet at an affordable rate. The food choices are large and for all tastes, good for both people who prefer sweet breakfast and people who like salty ones. If you’re not visiting for brunch, La Kanna is good for a quick and light lunch or a coffee break. Do try their cakes.

La Kanna

Address: Tērbatas iela 5, LV1050 Riga, Latvia

Website: La Kanna

8. Riviera

Varbūt šodien ir tieši tā diena, kad vajag izmēģināt gardākos desertus no mūsu restorāna!? ;) Gaidīsim Jūsu mūsu jaunajā restorānā Riviera, Dzirnavu ielā 31!

Posted by Restaurant Riviera on Thursday, 1 October 2015

Riviera manages to keep its menu in line with the season. They are using seasonal vegetables, therefore changing their menu every season. The offer is very wide, making it easy for everyone to find something suitable. They sometimes have live bands playing, making the dining experience even more special.


Address: Dzirnavu iela 31, 1010 Riga, Latvia

Website: Riviera

9. Rozengrāls

Posted by Sanchai Sriwiboon on Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Placed right in the old city center, Rozengrāls creates a medieval atmosphere through the creative design. The prices are a bit higher than other places, but the food and the service explain the difference. The vibe of this place is unexpected when you just see it from outside.


Address: Rozena iela, Centra rajons, LV-1050 Rīga, Latvia

Website: Rozengrāls

10. Aqua Luna

places to eat in riga, latvia | aqua luna
Source: missjunelee on Instagram

It’s not only about the food and the atmosphere while going at Aqua Luna, but also about the view, as the restaurant is set right by the water. Their sushi is quite popular among people coming here. At night, the place transforms into a fun bar and dancing place with good cocktails.

Aqua Luna

Address: Andrejostas iela 5 - k 5, 1045 Riga, Latvia

Website: Aqua Luna

Have a culturally rich food experience in Riga

Sorrel soup with egg and croutons (Zupa szczawiowa z jajkiem i grzankami)
Source: Photo by user Michał Sulik used under CC BY 3.0

As you’ve already noticed, there are many good places that you have to try out in Riga. So take your time to discover every place and make sure to have a culturally rich food experience while in Riga. Considering all the options, you can’t have enough. Explore, eat and make the most of your time in this lovely European capital city. It’s not only the place to learn more about the history of Soviet Union, Latvian culture, the mix of Latvians and Russian, but also a place to get creative with your food.

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