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Krisjana Barona iela 31b, Riga 1011, Latvia
+371 67 281 141
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Krisjana Barona iela 31b, Riga 1011, Latvia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended by a local - delicious food, wine, service and humour. I loved the mussels and my husband had a rich and flavourful veal cheek. Order the rum & raisin ice cream if available. Really enjoyed the evening thank you

Thank D1684OObriand
Irita S, Manager at Istaba, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are happy that you enjoyed! Thank you for your review. We appreciate it! Istaba

Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

safe haven from everyday rush with calm atmosphere and excellent food! whether you want to have dinner with friends or just out for your lunch break-this is the place to go! friendly,unpretentious staff and amazing dishes ❤️

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Istaba was recommended to us by a Latvian as a must try. The restaurant is very unusual inside and only has 6 tables, so it is very quiet, personal and the atmosphere is relaxed - we felt we could sit there all night and chat...More

Thank lauzc87
Reviewed 22 March 2018

One of the best places to eat in Riga - good food, nice people, calm atmosphere... maybe a little dark inside for the summer time but perfect ambience in any other season of the year :)

Thank Eko06
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Inspiring, Friendly, energized. I just love to meet there with my friends and chat for hours. Great food, service and friendly company.

Thank Aris A
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Well to say IT straight: now I have found My place. The surroundings is really personal and music is really not from Music TV but something different and I like it. You can choose Your mains from 3 meat options or 3 fish options ----...More

Thank Pasi P
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Food is great and the place is nice, though it's not a first time when waiters are a bit too moody and behave not very politely.

Thank aistedanute
Reviewed 19 January 2018

On the first floor - art gallery / shop, but look up and you will find restaurant with delicious food. Shrimps and lamb with red wine - juniper sauce was amazing, beetroot - chocolate cake, ah!!! Creative and cozy interior design. Very friendly and attentive...More

Thank Iirita
Reviewed 3 January 2018

one of the best places to visit in Riga, hands down! The gallery and art shop downstairs, restaurant with amazing food in it's quality, price and amount upstairs. Great vibe, great staff. Not a bad thing to say about it.

Thank Eriks C
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

I've been with a friend at dinner. The location is enchanting. Few tables in a cute spot over the shop. The menu is fixed. We could choose meat or fish, and between 3 different kind of meat and fish. We had trout. Before the main...More

1  Thank Federico F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 19
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Krisjana Barona iela 31b, Riga 1011, Latvia
  • Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Riga Region  >  Riga
  • Phone Number: +371 67 281 141
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