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#15 of 749 Restaurants in Riga
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Ratslaukums 5, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 044 317
12:00 - 23:00
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Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway
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161 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2014

We decided to try the centrally located Salve Restaurant (around the corner from the main Riga tourist office), and we're glad we did! The cozy decor and good food from the varied menu made this a very enjoyable experience. So did the very welcoming waiter who spoke excellent English. They asked for permission to take a picture of us, which... More 

Thank Einar B
Montreal, Canada
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1,431 reviews
327 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,063 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2014

This restaurant is very well located , has an elaborate menu , an excellent service , a very interesting atmosphere and is expecting the customer to pay for it ! So if you want to taste the best of the regional cuisine ,this is the place : but there is a price for it !

Thank belleretraite
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2014

Great central location and friendly staff speaking excellent English and Russian, plus delicious food can be an excuse for a bit higher level of prices. Still, I would recommend this place to newcomers to Riga looking for tasty local food

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Sondrio, Italy
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2014

Nice dinner, friendly people. If you eat outside, remembee to ask some covers ;) In the centre of the city!

Thank MarcoGareth
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2014 via mobile

Checked out this place on trip advisor and went based on the ranking. Be aware they ask their customers to review them here so I consider the ranking to be a bit higher than if would normally. I think that they aim for the tourist market this way which explains the high prices. However, the food was good and the... More 

Thank DerbyNeil
Romsey, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2014

This is a nice traditional looking Latvian cuisine restaurant. Its located near the main square and the prices reflect this as its the high end of the average for good food. Food was good and staff friendly and spoke good English.

Thank James B
Belgrade, Serbia
1 review
Reviewed 16 September 2014

Good food, good atmosphere, all in all, nice restaurant with good service and nice scenery overlooking one of the Riga's most important squares.

Thank jelena p
Rochester, New York
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177 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2014

This restaurant has true Latvian food, but everyone spoke excellent English. In our group of four, we had four different dinners and they were all excellent. Service is a little slow, but that was so as to not rush us through dinner. We ate inside, but they do have outside seating.

Thank tmaier69
Hopewell, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Nice location in the historic district of Riga, Latvia; very good local-style cuisine; pleasant, helpful staff.

Thank bill7587
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2014 via mobile

Very cosy place with good service and friendly staff. Highly recommended to try herring tartar, salad with sardines, pork ears with cabbage... Try anything! It worths!

Thank ttreplo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 22
European, Balti, Latvian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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, Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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
"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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?