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Jauniela 16, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 220 171
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • 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 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
Reviewed 10 March 2014

We had dinner here on a Friday night- off season. We didn't have a reservation, and it was moderately busy, but we were able to get a nice table upstairs. I recommend the chestnut soup off the starter menu (you could make that you meal...More

1  Thank mandieree
Reviewed 4 March 2014

Atmosphere in this very old building was great. Service was exellent and food tasty. This is not Rigas cheapest restaurant but we think we had value for our money.

Thank jyggge
Reviewed 20 February 2014

Dinner on a Sunday evening with a colleague. Very beautiful restaurant, quite romantic. Aperitif: housewine (white): very simple, too warm. No starter. Main dish: me: kind of moose steak (28 Euro): not worth the money. Main dish: my colleague: beaver: good taste, but very dry...More

Thank Luc C
Reviewed 17 February 2014

Very nice place in old town Riga. Three a story house with lots of character and very good food. Had the chestnut and duck soup with the beaver ragout as a main. Everything was well prepared and very flavorful. Choices seemed based on regional dishes...More

Thank S K
Reviewed 7 February 2014

1221 is located in a very nice house in old town. It has a nice atmosphere and good service, but the food was decent. We tried the lamb & risotto and the risotto was excellent, but the meat was not very good. The deserts were...More

Thank marrabarra
Reviewed 31 January 2014

My partner had the steak and it was amazing, no fat on it whatsoever and cooked to perfection I went with fish starter and soup recommended by waiteress Thoroughly enjoyable

Thank evansdv2
Reviewed 28 January 2014

We visited here on our last night after coming across it during a walk and reading the reviews and I'm so glad we did! What a lovely place. The staff were incredibly friendly and helpful and the atmosphere was lovely. Now the food - wow!...More

Thank 5Kerry5
Reviewed 15 December 2013

On one of our strolls through the old town, we passed this restaurant and decided it looked inviting so we walked in, booked a table for the next day and we didn't regret it. We definitely felt welcome and the service throughout the meal was...More

1  Thank Thomas_H190483
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$78
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jauniela 16, Riga 1050, Latvia
  • Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Riga Region  >  Riga
  • Phone Number: +371 67 220 171
  • E-mail
"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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