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Audeju iela 8, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 27 000 167
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (8 reviews)
“dumplings” (5 reviews)
“risotto” (4 reviews)
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Bar, International, European, Central European, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Audeju iela 8, Riga 1050, Latvia
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1 - 10 of 83 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lots of fun with a bunch of friends, bar owner Yuri is an amazing and welcoming host. Will definitely stop by again when next time in Riga

Thank Slava A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s close to the coach and train station. I had a ham and onion omelette, it was quite good. The space is not big but it has good atmosphere. Some interesting decorations on the wall :)

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I often try to visit AuthorCafe/Latvian Heroes whenever I have time to have a little peace and meet friendly people in the touristy Old Town. You have a local feeling when you are here and the staff is amazingly welcoming. They have a very simple...More

Thank Sedat Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever I'm in Riga, eating here after work is always an amazing experience due to the friendly service and tasty meals. Can definitely recommend the place!

Thank Teun L
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

...and do not let yourself visit this place under any circumstances. Especially if, by some accident, thirsty and hungry. After staff spilled a drink, which happened to be the worst whisky sour ever tried (obvious mistake to order a second one), all over me, nothing...More

Thank Michał G
Reviewed 11 July 2018

OK, from now on this is my new favourite place in Riga! The staff, tapas, beer, even music and interior was superb, and to my opinion best of the best in Riga. Without a doubt I will come back not once to this little cozy...More

1  Thank Dainius M
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Stopped for a couple of beers, had a nice chat with the friendly owner. The beer was awesome and the atmosphere too. Highly recommended!

Thank Luca P
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Had tapas and a hummus wrap here (hummus freshly made), all good but nothing exceptional. I found the 'sprat' (local smoked sardine) tapa best. Very small place, friendly owner. I thought a bit expensive for what we got.

Thank heatlamp
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

I haven’t had the best experiences with the service in Riga; This place offered a nice variety of food and the service was on point! You feel welcomed here right away. Definitely coming back!

Thank Sebastian H
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

If tempted by entusiastic reviews you find yourself wandering into this treacherous place looking for something to eat, be warned, as you’re likely to leave this place with your tastebuds violated. I have to admit I’m slightly impressed by the Staff’s ability to ruin both...More

4  Thank Blackesteverblack
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Audeju iela 8, Riga 1050, Latvia (Formerly AuthorCafe)
  • Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Riga Region  >  Riga
  • Phone Number: +371 27 000 167
  • E-mail
We are small and friendly cafe. Morning - come to us for a great selection of Illy coffee, sandwiches and desserts! Daytime we are happy to provide you with a local delicatessen, sup, burgers, pasta and our special LatvianHeroes risotto! Evening - we are probably the best bar in town with live music, magician show, craft beer, wines, and delicious cocktails with a latvian twist Waiting you!
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