Restaurants

Top Choice Cafe in Rīga

Istaba

Owned by local chef and TV personality Mārtiņš Sirmais, ‘The Room’ sits in the rafters above a gallery and occasional performance space. There’s no set menu – you’re subject to the cook’s fancy – but expect lots of …
Top Choice Cafe in Rīga

Miit

Rīga’s hipster students head here to sip espresso and blog about Nietzsche amid comfy couches and discarded bicycle parts. The two-course lunch is a fantastic deal for penny-pinchers – expect a soup and a main cours…
Cafe in Rīga

DAD

DAD are the three initials of the owners, who proudly explain the DAD stands for so much more (you’ll have to ask them what else DAD means). Couches, chairs and an upright piano are loosely tossed around the modest …
Cafe in Rīga

Osīriss

Despite Rīga’s mercurial cafe culture, Osīriss continues to be a local mainstay. The green faux-marble tabletops haven’t changed since the mid-‘90s and neither has the clientele: angsty artsy types scribbling in the…
Cafe in Rīga

V Ķuze

Step into the 1930s in this dahling little cafe, where the cabinet positively groans under the weight of cakes and chocolate truffles. It's named after chocolatier Vilhelms Ķuze, who never survived his post-WWII dep…