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zila govs

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European, Latvian, Central European, Steakhouse, Seafood, Eastern European
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Meistaru iela 21, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 223 307
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11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Shrewsbury, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall Riga is amazing for food and we had great meals every night but this restaurant was our overall favourite. The presentation of the food was brilliant and it tasted fantastic. The service was great and the interior of the building is lovely, very atmospheric. Couldn't fault it.

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Thank Kate W
Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled across this restaurant on our last night in Latvia and were very surprised at the quality of the food. We did not realise it is a steak and fish restaurant yet the vegetarian option was outstanding, amongst the best meal we had on our trip. (even better than at the vegetarian restaurants). We had an aubergine dish which... More 

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Thank paulmishkin
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We passed this restaurant several times and decided to eat here on our last night. We were not disappointed, the food was all freshly made and very well presented and tasted really good. The decoration was fabulous and cosy and the staff were excellent. I would not hesitate to eat here again I were to visit Riga again in the... More 

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Thank Aileent133
Harleston, null, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

We found this restaurant on tripadvisor and gave it a go and we weren't disappointed. The waiter spoke very good english and the menu was clear. We went for main and dessert, the service wasn't fast but everything was cooked fresh and we weren't in a hurry. The flavours were amazing and the food was well presented all in all... More 

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Thank Lise H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely warm atmosphere in this restaurant and possibly the best food I've had in Riga. Highly recommend it.

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Thank Eoghan L
TC
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213 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

That a great little place. Much like other in Latvia, but very fun and cozy. Excellent wait staff and very tasty food. Will go back if I have a chance!

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Thank tcresidentTc
Norwich UK
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Walk in for supper and met with a pleasant staff, warm and cosy feel to the restaurant. Menu varied and well explained, a little wait for the meal to arrive but that was fine as it was cooked to order. The duck and polenta was delicious as was the crushed chocolate and cinnamon praline ice cream dessert. Popular with locals... More 

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Thank Beej56
Ogre, Latvia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Very good serviss and great food. Most of all I liked authetic design and that was perfect evening. Thank you

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Thank RICHUKS
Tyreso, Sweden
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant from our dear friends. It's the reason we went to Riga! The meat was "unnessesary tasty" I had the pepper steak medium rare and my whife had the garlic steak. They know exactly how to make good meat. If I have to mention anything to improve, it would be the cuttlery! The knife could be... More 

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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Extremely good local food and very good service . Good central location , very authentic , enjoyable evening .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Cuisine
European, Latvian, Central European, Steakhouse, Seafood, Eastern European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
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
Description
"Blue Cow" is a new steak and fish restaurant, located on one side of Riga's most popular Old Town squares, Livu laukums
Latvian modern cuisine in a warm atmosphere ,in a historical building dated from 1235.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?