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) #27 of 806 Restaurants in Riga ₹₹₹₹ European, , Eastern European
Jauniela 16, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 220 171
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (32 reviews)
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European, Latvian, Eastern European, Central European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Jauniela 16, Riga 1050, Latvia
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11 - 20 of 329 reviews

Reviewed 24 May 2017

We went here after a recommendation saying this is a top choice for dining in Riga, which previous reviews also showed. But unfortunately we were anything but happy when we left after our meal. LOCATION AND SETTING 1221 is located in the old town and...More

Thank Fredrik R
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We enjoyed an excellent meal in this lovely restaurant. I had a salad and duck confirm with asparagus while my husband ate fish, so the menu has plenty of choices. The wine list was also fine.

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon this little restaurant and couldn't pass it. We had already eaten lunch, but had room for dessert. This is a fancy, cozy and quality reastaurant. I tried the pumkin seed icecream with chestnut! It was magical! We sat on the rooftoop and...More

Thank Haugtuussa
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

The food, lamb rack and hering was excellent however a bit over priced. Staff was friendly and helpful in explaining the dishes. The location with nice decoration has a warm touch.

Thank Jean-Pascal S
Reviewed 19 May 2017

A remarkable building in Riga old town, therefore in walking distance of practically everything you want to see in Riga. The rooftop terrace does not have a spectacular view, but it has a very pleasant, relaxing atmosphere on a sunny day. Staff was pleasant and...More

Thank Vijgeblad
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Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

The foie gras was superb. One of the best. The risotto was very good. The ceasar salad was okay but tasted a bit flat. The pistachio soup was excellent and very flavorful. The dick confit was good. The service was efficient and very friendly.

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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Food is average to basic wine list is interesting, location furnishing and service are fine but really overpriced for what you get

1  Thank jean yves l
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We visited this restaurant with my friend's suggestion. We really like staffs' attitude and service quality. Steaks are so cool in this place.

Thank GuvenKaradeniz
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Very Nice and cosy restaurant . Deliciuos food and great Wine. We had the 1221 pepper steak and a Barolo Wine. Wow... We Were Satisfied. The Best experience in Riga. A very Nice waitress.

1  Thank ChristinaDKRoskilde
Reviewed 11 April 2017

When we arrived the building looked very inviting, very old and warming. The menu was very comprehensive and contained some unusual dishes. The waitress was very fiend,y and helpful and explain in lots of detail about everything on the menu. She brought us all some...More

2  Thank W12ELS
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 23 - US$ 82
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jauniela 16, Riga 1050, Latvia
  • Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Riga Region  >  Riga
  • Phone Number: +371 67 220 171
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"1221" Is located in the Old Town of Riga, in the historical significance near of Dome churches. From both the summer terrace you can see the beautiful view roofs of the city & the excellent dome of the cathedral.
"1221" Is a high class restaurant with exclusive European cuisine & chic collection of wines. You can find very interesting dishes in menu such as Veal tails stewed in red wine or Ragout of beaver meat marinated in champagne. In any case you'll be delighted by this restaurant.
Our restaurant is a local place that fundametally different from tourist places of Riga.
Please, book a table in advance.
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