Top Bars in Vilnius’ Old Town, Lithuania

flight of beers for tasting in a brew pub
flight of beers for tasting in a brew pub | © Cosmo Condina / Alamy Stock Photo
Elizabeth Georgian

Whether they plan on a quick stop for a drink before dinner or a long night out, visitors to Vilnius will find the perfect bar for them. Vilnius’ Old Town boasts numerous bars on every street, with the most bars found on Vilniaus Street. From the plentiful options, we’ve chosen the best bars in Vilnius’ Old Town.

1. Marsas

Bar, Pub Grub

With a never-ending supply of hearty snacks and beers, Marsas is a great option for those planning to eat and drink the night away. The menu includes cheesy bread, fried fish, peanuts, sausages and more. They also serve a great weekend brunch for those looking to eat here outside of normal bar hours.

2. Bukowski Bar

Bar, Pub Grub, Beer

This massive bar has both indoor and outdoor seating. Their extensive selection of cocktails, mixed drinks, bottled beer, and beers on tap ensures that there will be a drink for everyone in your party. Bar Bukowski also serves a large selection of hot dogs, burgers and bar snacks such as nachos and wings.

3. Spiritus

Bar, Pub Grub

Visitors looking for something a bit different will be happy to learn about Spiritus, a tequila and mescal bar. Spiritus has long tables to meet new friends over a huge selection of alcohols. Spiritus surpasses other bars as they serve the best margaritas in town.

4. In Vino

Restaurant, Tapas

Visitors looking for a classy wine bar located in Old Town will be glad to learn of In Vino, which is near the Gates of Dawn. In the summer and fall, the outdoor seating provides a relaxing atmosphere for visitors and locals to rejuvenate. On the menu, visitors will find meat and cheese platters, chorizo and other snacks to accompany their large selection of wines.

5. Notre Vie

Wine Bar, Wine

This cosy bar located on the quaint Stikliu Street is a perfect place to warm up from sightseeing outside in the chilly winter and spring weather. They serve speciality wine that can be difficult to find in Vilnius and occasionally have live music. In the summer, their tables with umbrellas line the neighbouring alley, providing even more space to relax and enjoy their good wine.

6. Distilerija

Bar, Pub Grub

Located on the bar-laden Vilniaus Street, Distilerija provides visitors with an extensive snack menu and a huge selection of liquor. The bartenders work magic behind the bar creating speciality cocktails to suit everyone’s taste buds. Distilerija also has several craft beers on tap and focuses on both imported and local brews.

7. Beer House Craft and Kitchen

Bar, Beer, European, Pub Grub

True beer lovers will be impressed by the selection of 300 bottled beers and 20 beers on tap at Beer House Craft and Kitchen. They also serve great snacks and meals to accompany beer and their menu changes frequently. Visitors can expect a mix of traditional Lithuanian food and European favourites on their menu. This bar is perfect for someone looking for a relaxing atmosphere in which to enjoy beer and food.

8. Bardakas

Bar, Tapas

Open until 4am, Bardakas is a hangout spot with a cool interior, good snacks and a wide selection of drinks. The interior features exposed brick, murals, a massive black chandelier and pool table, making it the bar to see and be seen.

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