The 10 Best Restaurants in Vilnius, Lithuania

Ertlio Namas, Vilnius
Ertlio Namas, Vilnius | Courtesy of Ertlio Namas
Elizabeth Georgian

Over the past few years, the restaurant scene in Vilnius has been elevated by creative chefs and entrepreneurs opening restaurants that serve exciting food. For example, the menu at one of the following top 10 restaurants includes dishes created from high-quality ingredients that have been foraged, and another cooks meals inspired by ancient recipes. This creativity ensures a love-at-first-bite experience for diners.

1. Gaspar's Restaurant

Restaurant, Dessert, Ice Cream, European, Fusion, Healthy, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free

Gaspars, Vilnius
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Gaspar’s has made quite an impression among locals and expats in Vilnius, catapulting it to be one of the top restaurants in Lithuania’s capital. With a frequently changing menu, Gaspar’s always has something to delight frequent visitors and those visiting for the first time. Their menu includes halloumi salad, creamy polenta, duck, and much more. Their surprisingly delicious treat for the taste buds in the dessert course is the turmeric ice cream with pistachio cream.

2. Dublis

©Elizabeth Georgian

© Elizabeth Georgian

3. Sweet Root

©Sarune Zurba Photography/Sweet Root

© Sarune Zurba Photography/Courtesy of Sweet Root

4. Stebuklai

©Robertas Daskevicius/Stebuklai

© Robertas Daskevicius/Courtesy of Stebuklai

5. The Town

Restaurant, Steakhouse

The Town Restaurant, Vilnius
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With the best steak in Vilnius, The Town is a top choice for meat lovers seeking a nice restaurant for a meal out. To accompany their juicy steak, The Town serves surprising sides such as wasabi mashed potatoes, Brussels sprouts with bacon and potatoes with truffle oil.

6. Shakespeare

Boutique Hotel, Hotel

Shakespeare Boutique Hotel Vilnius, Vilnius
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With options to eat in Shakespeare Hotel’s Globe Bar or Sonnets Restaurant, diners will find a relaxing environment in which to enjoy good food. The salads are packed with fresh ingredients, the steaks are tender and juicy, and desserts are a perfectly sweet. The wine list is also extensive, with a bottle for every diner’s predilections.

7. Telegrafas

Restaurant, European, Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-free

Located within the luxury Kempinski Hotel Cathedral Square, Telegrafas caters to hotel guests and visitors with a fine dining atmosphere. The head chef at Telegrafas has created a menu of elevated, modern Lithuanian cuisine, including their signature dish of dumplings with venison and foraged mushrooms.

8. Lauro Lapas

Restaurant, European

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9. Ertlio Namas

©Ertlio Namas

Courtesy of Ertlio Namas

10. Dine Restaurant

Restaurant, European, Vegetarian

Dine Restaurant is a modern European restaurant featuring a variety of succulent appetizers to start your meal off on the right…taste bud. Mains include fried duck breast with celeriac purée and potatoes, gin-marinated sturgeon with fried squid, and venison with cranberry jam. Desserts are equally a sweet send-off and are twists on Lithuanian desserts.

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