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Biblioteka No1

#15 of 764 Restaurants in Riga
Certificate of Excellence
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Terbatas iela 2, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 20 225 000
12:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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Los Angeles
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The setting was beautiful, right in the park. The exterior was very attractive and inviting. The inside is beautiful too. However, the seats were very low and even with a cushion I found the table far to high and distant.The food was a little bit too sophisticated for my rather ordinary tastes. Not only that, it was extremely expensive. I... More 

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Kristiansand, Norway
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stylish and expensive restaurant. Situated a bit anonymously and outside the inner centre of Riga. We had a 9 course meal wich tasted great, but was introduced to us by a fumbling and rude waiter. NOT GOOD!!! A big plus that the chef himself came and prepared one of the courses in front of us. He was pro! If you... More 

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Le Touquet – Paris-Plage, France
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good restaurant, Nice atmosphere and good food. It is ideally located in the center of Riga. Nice service

Thank Julie24121070
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for Sunday brunch! Price is quite high, however food choice perfect - starting from salads, cheese, sea food! Also perfect desserts😄 Glass of champagne for free!

Thank melderis
Oslo, Norway
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

A great restaurant, in a perfect central location in Riga with a view on the park. The food was absolutely delicious and the service was very attentive and professional. Loved it so much, that decided to celebrate a wedding here! Highly recommend for those who want to have a great evening in a company of family or friends.

1 Thank Marinanei
Vicenza, Italy
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice local more than above the average in Riga Very intersting foods and very well elaborated and prepared. Try Barens Red Crab Wonderfull . The wine list could be wider but good in any case.

Thank Antonio C
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Had the tasting menu here, the menu was dull and bland tasting. The staff do not seem to know what they are doing. I wanted to order a glass of wine, to which I was told I need to order from the 'wine expert' who would suggest one for me, despite me saying I already know what I want. 20... More 

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Asker, Norway
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115 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

I visited Biblioteka for the 2nd time and my hopes were high. Unfortunately, the service this time brought the total experience somewhat down. Food is still good and nicely presented. Local ingredients and a forest theme. Mushrooms was used in several of the dishes – nice. Service was slow this night and glasses was empty for a too long period... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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413 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

having been a couple of times over the years - Biblioteka no 1 still delivers top quality food experiences.

Thank michael c
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91 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We went for brunch and first thing that came to mind is that the atmosphere is a bit stiff like the staff don't really enjoy to work in the restaurant. . The standard of the food is really good and the variation in the self service buffet is quite impressive. . When it comes to prices it's really to much... More 

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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
European, Central European, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Terbatas iela 2, Riga 1050, Latvia
  • Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Riga Region  >  Riga
  • Phone Number: +371 20 225 000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?