No matter where you are in Vilnius, you can always find good food. Most visitors will spend much of their time in The Old Town of Vilnius, so Culture Trip has sought out the best restaurants to fuel adventures in this beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Located right near the historic central campus of Vilnius University, Ertlio Namas uses ancient Lithuanian recipes to create beautiful dishes. They offer a meat-focused tasting menu of a four course or six course dinner. Ertlio Namas is a great restaurant option for visitors seeking a romantic meal.
For those seeking an option other than traditional Lithuanian food, St. Germain is a popular French restaurant with lots of outdoor seating. Among other options, included on their menu are eggplant and parma ham rolls, burrata mozzarella salad, grilled dorado, and rabbit confit. What will make you return time and time again is their impressive wine menu which has both choices for those on a budget and those seeking to treat themselves.
Located in a stunning boutique hotel, the Sonnets is a restaurant which might remind visitors of a luxurious smoking lounge. The food and wine are equally rich, with the menu comprising of tender steaks and rich chocolate pies. A meal here is perfect for visitors seeking a relaxing, delicious meal in a lounge-like environment; it is also perfect for those on business.
A crowd-pleaser with an extensive wine and food menu, Bistro 18 serve delicious seasonal delights including soups, wonderful goat cheese salads, steak, and tasty desserts. Bistro 18 also has an excellent selection of wine. Great for both a romantic meal, an evening with friends, or for a business meeting.
One of the most highly rated restaurants in Vilnius, Dublis is popular for its creative menu both at lunch and dinner. At lunch, they serve an affordable set menu; their delicious dinner menu changes month to month. Diners wishing to linger over their meal can opt for a wine pairing to accompany their dinner.
With a cozy interior and a relaxing outdoor seating, Rene is a casual option for lunch or dinner. They serve Belgian cuisine and their top menu items are mussels, French fries, and ribs. Visitors should be prepared to get their hands dirty to fully enjoy this hearty meal.