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Kalku iela 3a, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 214 555
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good16%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“soup” (5 reviews)
“square hotel” (6 reviews)
“main course” (7 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Latvian, Eastern European
Kalku iela 3a, Riga 1050, Latvia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went and had a nice snack at lunch time....so decided to go back for dinner....very quick to take your order and dinner arrived relatively quickly.... Meal was dissapointing...had lamb which was a very small portion....which we mentioned to staff on leaving... No attention from waiting...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Overall good hot but served on cold plates. Service poor and slow. Main courses brought before starters and waitress tried to get us to have meal served this way. When main course served it had obviously been kept warm in an oven. One member of...More

Thank dixiedonkeys
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in here for lunch on a misty day in late October. Clean and spacious dining are, with a bar towards the front. Part of a hotel, but with separate entrance. A very large menu of food and drink both. There seem to be a...More

Thank Terrence T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here for a quick lunch and not disappointed. Very reasonably priced. Had fairly simple food with the sauerkraut and smoked ham soup but delicious nonetheless. Really quick and pleasant service.

Thank Lee G
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful dining area and excellent food which was reasonably priced. Deserts were huge! Staff very friendly and polite.

Thank Sharon P
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The food was excellent, the waiters were nice and lovely. The portions were huge and we obviously overestimated our abilities.

Thank Tanya D
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Disappointed with the calamari - straight from a catering frozen pack and very doughy. How sad when this city has an excellent fresh fish market. They forgot our drinks and main course until we called the waitress over . AVOID

Thank Caroline W
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

I have never had such a bad experience. My food was horrible. The pork ribs were 85% fat and what meat on them was so tough you could not cut or bite without a Herculaneum effort. I complained and was greeted with a shrug. Asked...More

Thank TisTravels
Reviewed 27 August 2017

The staff were friendly to get us into the restaurant, but from there things went downhill. Let me say first that the food was good. I had the lamb which was perfectly cooked and my friend had the burger which was good. I highly recommend...More

Thank TabathaSoltay
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Last evening in Riga was rather cold, asked to be seated inside, but got a lounge seat (sofa) virtually in the lobby of Royal Square Hotel, which the restaurant seems to be a part of. Not very useful and certainly not cozy, we decided to...More

Thank drengen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$46
Latvian, Eastern European
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kalku iela 3a, Riga 1050, Latvia
  • Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Riga Region  >  Riga
  • Phone Number: +371 67 214 555
  • E-mail
This place is temporarily closed due to renovation.

Restaurant Desiderata locataed in Old Town of Riga with orginal interior - warm , comforting with wonderful lighting and exclusive design elements – the part of the floor reveals a 16th century well and old city walls . Desiderata has created a bright and beautiful space that is the perfect setting for a good lunch or dinner.Neverthless, we take most pride in our cuisine and service. The Chef presents delectable internationla gourmet menu thats’s truly a master work. The tases and aroma will set your mount watering for more of this secretive skills. Desiderata is a special place where to mark a momentous occasion, or easily impress any client or quest.
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