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Fisherman's Son

Kalku iela 2 | Kalku and Kungu corner, Riga 1050, Latvia
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“sea trout” (6 reviews)
“oysters” (6 reviews)
“baked cod” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, European, Soups, Latvian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Kalku iela 2 | Kalku and Kungu corner, Riga 1050, Latvia
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1 - 10 of 94 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It offers traditional food from Latvia in a modern cuisine format. My choice was fish and mushrooms. Ample list of white wines. The homemade ice-cream was really good.

Thank Terra A
Manager1st1, Manager at Fisherman's Son, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the experience in our restaurant. We hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our visit in Riga on a chilly rainy afternoon. My husband was attracted by the oysters so we stayed for dinner. Drinks: Beer is local, great; hot chocolate was lukewarm. Food: 1 Oyster is really French, though not Fine de Claire the ones we like,...More

Thank lian1983phuket
Manager1st1, Manager at Fisherman's Son, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello and thank you for the review. We are sorry about the small problem with the language of our waitress. She is new and we are improving her skills every day. We are sorry that you had to wait for a beer for so long....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The design is very nice with welcoming towards the guest,the menu comes in English ,Russian and in Latvian. The corn chicken soup as below is very nice with gentle taste (not salty at all!! That's how I like).comes with three small chicken pieces. The T-bone...More

Thank Alex S
Manager1st1, Manager at Fisherman's Son, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Alex and thank you for the kind review. We hope to see you back at our restaurant in the future!

Reviewed 7 June 2017

Both fish dishes (cod and sturgeon) were beautiful cooked and both were served with spinach ice cream which is worth trying. I also had the black sesame seed ice cream, interesting. Local wine worth trying. Very pleasant surroundings and excellent service.

Thank 11Judith
LivaManager, Manager at Fisherman's Son, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Thank yu for the review. Would like to see you in another visit at our restaurant! Have a nice day!

Reviewed 29 May 2017

Came here for lunch and returned for dinner. Good Latvian food, amazing black bread (I asked for more), a good selection of beers, generous mojitos.

Thank Alex_Tallinn
LivaManager, Manager at Fisherman's Son, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Very happy to receive your review. Our aim is to satisfy our guests with good/qualitative food and pleasent stay. Hope to see you again. Have a nice day.

Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

My partner and I are in Riga to celebrate his birthday. We have just left this restaurant after what can only be described as a very disappointing experience. This restaurant is in a discount scheme with 4 other restaurants, 3 of which we have been...More

Thank HLC99
LivaManager, Manager at Fisherman's Son, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Hello, unfortunately we have to apologise for such an unpleasant visit. We are glad to hear, that at least you enjoyed our served food, but excuse with regret our waiters service. We will definitely improve our waiters skills as we would be pleased to see...More

Reviewed 19 March 2017

Visited this restaurant on the evening of 18th March 2017. Fantastic fish starter and main course, excellent service - waitress spoke very good English, very efficient and friendly! Personally, a real plus point was that the coffee was served with warm milk. Highly recommended!

Thank Beth R
1stManager1, Manager at Fisherman's Son, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Thank You for the kind review and recomendation. We hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely soup, nice environment, perfect service and a very nice staff. Couldn't have had a better lunch a cold day in Februari.

Thank Mats A
Reviewed 13 January 2017

As always restaurant reviews are highly subjective in terms of quantity and quality of food and the ambience of the restaurant. What we like others may not, for various reasons. Visited this restaurant twice, when the food and wine were enjoyable. We were so impressed...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Had seen some good reports and expected a lot, but it wasn't to be. We did have some very good salmon and Perch, but the Boullabaise was just a very poor and basic soup, nothing like it should and I've had on many occassions. Wine...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Soups, Latvian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kalku iela 2 | Kalku and Kungu corner, Riga 1050, Latvia
  • Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Riga Region  >  Riga
  • Phone Number: 0037127831394
  • E-mail
Description
”Strong and tough people live in this quiet corner of the earth ” Vilis Lacis says on coastal Latvians.In 1939, a feature film was made after his romana ”Fisherman`s Son” , depicting life in fishing villages, fishermen, their joys and troubles, harsh and full of risk everyday life. One generation inherits tools from the other, working methods and hope to become wealthier and independent.Oscar is a fisherman`s son, who is fighting for these ideals, with a bright mind, strong will and faith in a better tomorrow.
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