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) #26 of 805 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)
“elk meat” (5 reviews)
“salmon” (20 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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Reviewed 30 April 2014

Have ordered regular beef steak. Steak was excellent. Meat was perfect and it was cooked as ordered. Restaurant has very good wine list, but very poor beer choice. Service was was good and friendly. It was a bit cold on second floor. Definitely recommend as...More

1  Thank Viesha
Reviewed 24 April 2014

This restaurant is a must place to go. The restaurant was recommended by the local people. They were right. The restaurant decoration is really nice and special. There is several floors and in the roof nice terrace with excellent views. The food, wines and service...More

1  Thank 691K
Reviewed 22 April 2014

In a city with a lot of good restaurants, this is one of the best. We had excellent food, served by very pleasant staff in cosy surroundings. Everything we had was beautifully cooked and was tasty. Portion s are a good size so we were...More

1  Thank WH56
Reviewed 19 April 2014 via mobile

The restaurant is beautiful and homely, and right in the heart of the old town. The staff were also attentive and friendly, and the food was good! We had the smoked salmon starter and prawn salad, followed by salmon borsch and lentil soup and everything...More

1  Thank GusElena
Reviewed 18 April 2014

This is an excellent restaurant with a very cosy atmosphere. Very nicely decorated in nordic style with an open fireplace. The menu is very interesting and has many fine dishes- so you will have to come here more than once. I had the beaver ragout...More

Thank Hartelius
Reviewed 15 April 2014

We ate dinner here with two adults and two children. The food is quite creative. Our menus included smoked beaver on salad as an appetizer, the elk goulash, pigeon breast with cherries, and baken salmon. All were excellent. The appetizer sizes are huge so they...More

Thank Dolly J
Reviewed 14 April 2014

We decided to try 1221 because we were staying across the street to Neiburg's and it looked cute. The interior is great because it shows what these old houses are like from the inside. The menu is amazing with many (to us) exotic choices such...More

Thank NolaAK
Reviewed 5 April 2014

A must try when in the Old City - a super charming exterior immeidiately beckoned us to try the place, and we were very pleasently surprised thinking it would be rather a tourist trap. The food was perfect, staff very pleasant, and sitting outside was...More

Thank Adele H
Reviewed 2 April 2014

In Riga on business, staying in the Old Town and was looking for somewhere to eat. Have tried a variety of places (mostly great) but hit upon 1221 after reading reviews on TA. What can I say? Amazing setting. Really beautifully decorated and laid out...More

Thank Ugnuts
Reviewed 26 March 2014

I visited this restaurant with my boyfriend and we were so impressed. I had steak which was delicious, cooked perfectly, with asparagus and a small ramekin of the most delicious potato gratin I have ever had. My boyfriends duck was also amazing. Without a doubt...More

Thank navangirl86
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Nearby Attractions
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
5,195 reviews
.09 km away
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.14 km away
St. Mary's Dome Cathedral
1,141 reviews
.10 km away
Livu Square
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • 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
Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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