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Zila Govs

#126 of 810 Restaurants in Riga}
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Steakhouse, European,
Meistaru iela 21, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 223 307
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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Steakhouse, European, Latvian, Eastern European, Central European
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Meistaru iela 21, Riga 1050, Latvia
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1 - 10 of 145 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food (chicken and pork) was ok but I could do the same at home and I'm not a master chef. Any seasoning in the food would have been great. Service a little slow but friendly at first but when the bill was paid, we didn't...More

Thank Lotta W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an ok restaurant with a nice location overlooking a well kept square and good outside seating . The food is ok ( we two had turbot which was good but not outstanding ). The service is fine but some of the waiting staff...More

Thank Mark Benjamin L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went 6 people to have dinner.The waiter asked the first question: Are you going to pay alltogether? if not you'll have to wait al least 30 minutes for the bills. (We wanted to pay by couples but at the end . .together ok. Next...More

Thank topmind
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place, lovely waiters and most important delicious meal! Highly recommended if you are visiting Riga. 10 out of 10.

1  Thank Edgars_Sp
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

The best meat we ate in our 10 day road trip through Germany, Poland and the Baltic States. This restaurant in the old town prides itself in specialising in them, and how! Every piece was a delight. But we may have missed the best. The...More

Thank Aboudy G
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Excellent dinner and service. Breads fantastic, great shares Wide range of steaks and these seem to be good. My fish was very good. First good mojito of the holiday

Thank GeraldineUK
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

First time in Riga, wanted a good steak got it. Zila govs (Blue Cow) had a big menu and a good variety of steaks. The atmosphear was comfy and the staff were helpful and polite. The food took a while to be prepared, but the...More

Thank Jukka S
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Been there at recommendation of hotel receptionist, place looks nice and very attentive service. However, beef was not as expected and related to price, not bad, but had better...

Thank FlorinCT
LivaManager, Manager at Zila Govs, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Hello, thank you for the review. We apologise for not so satisfied experience food wise. Hope to see you back at our restaurant to change your experience.

Reviewed 11 July 2017

I was not expecting too much but still got disappointed - food was not good enough given that this is moderately expensive restaurant for Riga. Steak was OK, but venison soup was quite ridiculous and left impression we are in some cheap canteen. I didn't...More

Thank Sandijs J
LivaManager, Manager at Zila Govs, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Hello, thank you for the review. We are sorry for your experience, definitely will improve our service and would like to see you back at ''Zila Govs'' to change your experience.

Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We were group of 16 people! All were pretty much satisfied. I have ordered the mustard steak 250 gram with awesome topping and nice portion in my opinion,waiters are carefully fulfilling all your requests ! The attitude of the staff is amazing ! No a...More

Thank Alex S
Rolands N, General Manager at Zila Govs, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2017

Dear guest, we thank you for the amazing review! Our staff is always striving to be careful and attentive towards our guests and it's good to know that this initiative gets noted. We hope to welcome you again in future!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 40
Steakhouse, European, Latvian, Eastern European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Meistaru iela 21, Riga 1050, Latvia
  • Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Riga Region  >  Riga
  • Phone Number: +371 67 223 307
  • E-mail
The Blue Cow is a steak and fish restaurant, located on one side of Riga's most popular Old Town squares, Livu laukums.
Modern Latvian cuisine in a warm atmosphere, inside a historical building dated from 1235.
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