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Jauniela 16, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 220 171
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“elk meat” (6 reviews)
“steak” (33 reviews)
“salmon” (22 reviews)
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European, Latvian, Eastern European, Central European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
Jauniela 16, Riga 1050, Latvia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Difficult place if you are European and do not speak Russian. This is absolutely embarrassing..... Food is simply Ok.There are much better restaurant in Riga.

Thank momorussia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful building in old town, very good dinner (2 pepper steaks, duck, chicken), a little expensive, but worth the price, good service, popular -> you have to make a reservation! We enjoyed, thank you!

Thank 55100leena58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cosy restaurant down town old city centre. Good food. Great choice in game dishes. Good menu card. Friendly staff.

Thank F2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice restaurant in the old town with nice atmosphere and very good food. Gourmet traditional taste of Latvian cuisine in a beautiful place. The prices were ok and the staff very helpful. Recomends to everyone who wants to taste something good a bit far...More

Thank Christos V
Reviewed 12 December 2017

If there were a rating of "Good", that is what I would have used, but not Very Good. To be honest, we chose to use it more because of its location than anything else, it being a cold and wet night, and we did not...More

Thank TauntonBob
Reviewed 27 November 2017

We went there and asked if there was a table for two, the answer was a rude "no, we are full tonight". We called 10 minutes later and asked to book a table and oh surprise we heard "yes, for how many guests?" We went...More

Thank kensmile93
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

1221 has a very nice card with a variety of local game. We had a good dinner with nice wines and friendly service. The restaurant has a nice and cozy atmosphere.

Thank Johan V
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Iwould like to say thanks to chef, all was very tasty, "like" for that :) The place also very nice, even unike, I liked. But ... I think the reason I am not putting 5 stars is - the Manager of this place is not...More

Thank Andris K
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

As title suggest, the ribeye was truly outstanding. Only reason for not 5/5 is i got my main when gf got her starter. I did not want starter. Super locale, super staff. Worth the somewhat high cost. Incredible.

Thank Morten L
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

The bread was served with margarine instead of butter! This was my first disappointment! Then, the duck had raw skin and raw fat underneath. Not well prepared! I had to remove all the skin and fat from my meet. The sauce was too sweet! The...More

Thank Fer A
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$86
European, Latvian, Eastern European, Central European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jauniela 16, Riga 1050, Latvia
  • Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Riga Region  >  Riga
  • Phone Number: +371 67 220 171
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"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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