Restaurants

Restaurants in Vilnius is both excellent and relatively affordable for all. Restaurants in Vilnius have come a long way in the past few years. For a capital full of people who love dull spice-less food, Vilnius has an incredible range of ethnic restaurants: Chinese, Greek, Indian, Japanese, Thai, Lebanese.

Be aware that many Lithuanian restaurants seem to serve extra-large portions fit for a small army. Moreover, to standard restaurants, Vilnius also is abundant with cheap cafeterias. These sometimes suspects, meat and potato places are visited by students, pensioners and others in financial straits.

There are basically two types of Lithuanian restaurant in Lithuania. The first and most obvious variety features pigtailed waitresses in national dress serving plates of potatoes and beetroot soup in an atmosphere reminiscent of an old barn. The second is less easy to pin down, and is perhaps best described as a restaurant or café serving predominantly but not exclusively Lithuanian favorites in an atmosphere you probably won’t find anywhere other than in Lithuania.

Lokys – Located at Stikliu 8 street, Vilnius. And it is easy to find as the restaurant’s wooden bear greets you at the entrance. Lokys is one of the most genuine medieval and best known restaurants in Vilnius. Lokys Restaurant is famous for organizing special wine tasting parties, together with best Lithuanian wine experts. The restaurant’s menu features a broad assortment of game meals and some vegetarian specialties as well.

Tores – Located at Uzupio 40, Vilnius. Tores restaurant stands out from other Vilnius restaurants for its hard to beat the location. It is popular for having one of the best panoramas of Vilnius and is one of the highlights when visiting the bohemian Uzupis district. The Tores Restaurant is not only a restaurant but also a wine cellar and an art gallery. This is for sure an awesome place with delicious high quality food and wide variety of wines.

La Pergola – Located at Ligonines St., 7, Vilnius. This restaurant is located in the winter garden of the Grotthuss Hotel. This cozy hideaway with its warm ambiance is an ideal place to relax and let a friendly staff to take care of you after a long business conference or a day of touring. La Pergola Restaurant has a wide range of local and worldwide drinks, cocktails and beers. You will also find a selection of special coffees and teas including espresso, cappuccino and lattes and of course Irish coffee. The restaurant also serves an extensive delicious breakfast buffet of both hot and cold dishes.

Europos Parkas – Located at Europos Parkas, Joneikiskiu k., 15148 Vilnius. Europos Parkas is a sculpture museum set in nature. In Europos Parkas you will find a cozy restaurant, where you can have lunch or dinner – indoor or open-air. It is a very good opportunity to relax and to try delicious dishes and cold Lithuanian beer surrounded by an exquisite view and statues. The Europos Parkas Restaurant offers European and national cuisine. All meals are prepared with fresh produce and only on order. Being situated aside from busy roads, the museum restaurant is an oasis of nature, art and peace. Fresh air and attentive services are guaranteed.

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