Collection of Russian culinary masterpieces

Collection of Russian culinary masterpieces

About the Restaurant

Russian restaurant Uncle Vanya is a place to enjoy yourself in a cozy and cheerful atmosphere with good food and a shot of vodka.

Vintage photos at the walls, homey lamps and colorful, comfortable chairs, style with a suburban flare that is difficult to leave behind. Additional charm is added by music – Vertinsky, Utyosov and early Pugacheva, music hand-picked to create relaxing and nostalgic mood.


Restaurant Uncle Vanya is a perfect place for your birthday, wedding or anniversary celebration, or simply for a pleasant meeting with old and dear friends. We are able to accommodate parties of 12 to 140 guests.

There are two floors and several separate halls at the disposal of the guests. We will advise a menu for each event to keep your guests full and happy. We provide a special menu for larger parties and special events – stuffed piglet, roasted duck, steamed brown trout and game.

For the organization of corporate events or presentations, restaurant Uncle Vanya provides a stage with musical instruments, sound and light equipment, as well as projector and screen.


Russian restaurant Uncle Vanya was opened at the end of 2013. The unusual, nostalgic concept of the restaurant soon earned popularity among people in Riga and the guests of the capital city, as well as several prestigious awards.

“Best New Restaurant” 2014
(Best Restaurant in Riga)
Recommended on
Restaurant Guru 2019
“Live Riga”
“Certificate of Excellence” 2014
State competition RIGA
Nevertheless, the most valued prize for us is the love of our guests.


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Gift cards

Restaurant Uncle Vanya gift card – a brilliant birthday, anniversary or wedding gift.
Gift card can be issued for any sum. The gift card is valid for one year from the day of purchase. The gift card can be used several times, until the entire sum has been spent.
The gift card may only be purchased at the restaurant Uncle Vanya.


Address: Smilšu iela 16, Old Riga
For reservations: +371 27886963
Business hours:
Every day from 12:00 to 23:00
Follow the changes of our business hours
during holidays on our Facebook page

Location of restaurant
Uncle Vanya

Restaurant Uncle Vanya is located at the very heart of the Old Riga, just couple of minutes’ walk from Jekaba kazarmas and Doma laukums – at Smilšu iela 16.
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Uncle Vanya