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My idea of a great trip is: Getting off the tourist paths to discover places only known by locals.
Terapija vegan cafe Miit coffee Mute cafe on Tērbatas street
Duni shops: www.duniveikals.lv
It seems that Elkor department store has quite a big choice: https://www.elkor.lv/eng/elektronika-1/filmas-un-muzika/... Read more
The closest to this theme would be Cuba cafe. https://likealocalguide.com/riga/cuba
Baltā pirts on Tallinas street.
Lots of live tonight there is an open-air jazz concert in Kalnciema quarter, that's a popular place among locals. ht... Read more
On Wednesdays go to Piens, they have popular events on Wednesdays: https://likealocalguide.com/riga/piens
Also Paviljons, M50 and BOLD concept store. On Saturdays there is crafts market in Kalnciema quarter.
What are the popular hipster places at the moment - where people go out to have a beer? I'm especially interested in ... Read more
I would recommend the following: Valmiermuiža on Briān street for beer Rocket Bean Roastery - restaurant B-bārs ne... Read more
Avoid pubs on Kaļķu street 22 and 24. Recommendations - depends on what you are looking for. Folkklubs Ala, as previ... Read more
56,9788 24,2673 Abandoned building by Jugla lake near Murjāņu street
Pagalms cafe has a good breakfast offer. Open from 10 am. https://likealocalguide.com/riga/pagalms
There are not so many options. Lux Express and Ecolines. Lux is better.
Terra also have some good vegetarian options (Blaumana street). Also Himalaju Āzijas virtuve.
Trendy place is now Terapija
Therr isnt much choice. Inexpensive option is Silkite an d dillite at Central market. (Herring and dill)
Hi! I have heard good reviews from local celebrities about Vadim Tattoo and Rebel Tattoo.
Here's one more: http://www.autogroup.lv/en/
Hi, this is a specific question as locals rarely rent cars in their own country. I did a search on google and there a... Read more
Popular eating places for local office workers are: Zītari on Vaļņu 30 and Pipars on Audēju 15. That's next to Galeri... Read more
Hi! Some good suggestions here: https://likealocalguide.com/riga/questions/681/city-tour
There are several bicycle shops nearby, they should offer also rental: Veloserviss on Brīvības 111, Velonet on Barona... Read more
Pagalms cafe also offer burgers, they are a bit more expensive than Street burger. Pagalms have nice outdoor seating ... Read more
Street Burger on Blaumana street.
One more idea: Kalnciema Street quarter - during summer season it's a popular place with outdoor cafes and concerts. ... Read more
Hi, As regards beer, I would recommend these two, both located in the same building, just opposite sides: Labietis ... Read more
I'm back from Tartu and it was really wonderful! Karlova Kohv was definitely my favourite, the best coffee in town an... Read more
Hi! What are the popular hipster places at the moment - where people go out to have a beer? I'm especially intereste... Read more
You can also ask this in Lithuanian Like A Local website, because the distance from Riga to Lithuania border is very ... Read more
There are a lot of local organic food stores, for example: http://www.zalagovs.lv/kontakti/ http://idille.lv http... Read more
Yes, from Riga with Lux Express busses: https://luxexpress.eu/en
Rundāle palace is definitely worth visiting. http://rundale.net/en/the-palace/
In former Press building across Vanšu bridge you can find a big shop selling antique furniture and interior items: ht... Read more
Next Riga Flea Market in Spikeri will take place on 6 May: https://www.facebook.com/events/1783036538677753/ For c... Read more
I'd recommend these two: https://likealocalguide.com/riga/andaluzijas-suns https://likealocalguide.com/riga/fol... Read more
For street art, you can check my suggestions here: https://likealocalguide.com/riga/perkons-saule-daugava https://l... Read more
I think it hasn't been published yet. It's done max 1 month prior the event dates. I have found small info here, pa... Read more
Personally I like these 2 places and often go there: http://www.eatdineaustra.lv/ https://www.likealocalguide.c... Read more
https://www.likealocalguide.com/riga/pagalms https://www.likealocalguide.com/riga/vina-studijas-restorans https... Read more
If you are willing to go outside Riga centre, then I recommend Bulka bakery, brunch costs 9,50 eur there. https://lik... Read more
Hi, my colleagues recommend Charlestons ( http://www.charlestons.lv ) - this place is known for it's quality and ther... Read more
If you want something more extreme, I would advise a ride with bobsleigh in Sigulda (a nice town 50 km from Riga) - h... Read more
You can also have a walk along the seaside. You can go to Vecaki (search for my article on this website) or to Jurm... Read more
I would recommend Beze bakery, i have ordered there for myself and it's really popular among locals. They have a prin... Read more
You can also try Autentika - they play good electronic music: https://www.likealocalguide.com/riga/autentika
As regards hotel, for large groups i would recommend Alberta hotel.
On 8 April there will be Riga Flea Market (very popular event, taking place several times per year) in Spikeri quarte... Read more
I once tried the bike rent at Rātes Pasāža (behind Riga City Council). They are very friendly and help with fixing bi... Read more
Depends on the music style. Alternative/indie or electronic/indie or pop/dance?
For my business colleagues, I usually use Wellton that is located on Kalēju Street. They are pleased with it. The loc... Read more
I have been in Riga on 24 June and let's be honest, most places ARE CLOSED. The city is empty.
Maza Kanepe: https://m.facebook.com/mazakanepe/ Street Burgers on Blaumaņa Street: https://m.facebook.com/streetb... Read more
Hi! You can read some good tips in one of previous discussions here: https://likealocalguide.com/riga/questions/681... Read more
For everyday meals - definitely Lido! http://lido.lv/eng/companies/restaurants/ Now they have opened a place also in ... Read more
Rock Cafe: https://likealocalguide.com/riga/latvijas-1-rokkafejnica Etno/folk/jazz: https://likealocalguide.com/ri... Read more
Piens usually organise good NYE parties, but they havent announced this year's plans yet.
Scroll down the list of questions, there was already a similar question few weeks ago.
One of my favorite places is Rocket Bean Roastery in "Miera Street Republic". They have a very friendly staff, nice a... Read more
Already for many years a very popular event for corporate companies in December is Cabaret show where popular Latvian... Read more
OneOne club and Autentika
Any good events, like concerts etc. going on this Sunday or Monday? Maybe anything that you'd go yourself? Concert... Read more
a) A lot of places are already described here. For taking pictures, I would recommend: 1) AB dambis across the Akmens... Read more
I think 20-30 Euro per day would be OK. Coffee 3 eur, beer 3 eur, local burger (Streetburger) 5 eur, sandviches (Nar... Read more
In Open-air museum today there is traditional Latvian crafts and bread market. Open until 4 PM. https://www.facebook... Read more
I recommend brunch at Eco Catering on Matisa street, they open at 12: https://www.likealocalguide.com/riga/ecocaterin... Read more
Kolonāde restaurant in front of the Opera could be a good option - https://www.facebook.com/musustasti/?fref=ts or... Read more
Avoid staying in Old town :D The rest of the Centre is OK - https://www.google.lv/maps/place/Centrs,+Central+District... Read more
Friday night @ Kaņepes culture centre: https://www.facebook.com/events/515230122005315/ Friday night @ Autentika b... Read more
Craft Beer Festival this weekend: http://rigacraftbeerfest.lv/?lang=en
Vai varat ieteikt kādu labu kaljana bāru, kur aizvest Rīgas viesus, kas vēlas ūdenspīpi.
Hi! In December there usually isn't snow yet.. I would advise a ride with bobsleigh in Sigulda - http://www.makars.... Read more
I also wanted to say the same - bike tour would probably be a good idea - try Riga Explorers Club, for example. It a... Read more
Kino Bize shows indie movies, also Splendid Palace (now on holidays). There will be one open-air movie on 11 August i... Read more
Hi Siim! I would recommend Rocket Bean Roastery - it's on Miera Street. They have very good kitchen, the chef has wor... Read more
Hi! What hipstery place would you recommend for 30+ old people for having a drink on Tuesday evening?
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