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, which can be considered “bar street.” From the plentiful options, we’ve chosen 10 awesome bars in Vilnius’ Old Town.
Bambalyne is the perfect place to relax with friends over local Lithuanian beer. With more than 80 beers from local brewers as well as some house wine, this is the best bar to sample a drink from a small brewery. To accompany the beer, fried bread and dried meat is served.
Alaus Pirkliai is a tiny bar with an incredible selection of both imported and local beer to enjoy at one of their tables or to take home. The owners are also very sweet and knowledgeable about beer, so if you have a question, feel free to ask. The atmosphere is really calm, so this is a perfect bar to relax with friends.
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.
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.
Visitors looking for something a bit different will be happy to learn about Spiritus, a tequila and mezcal 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.
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.
This cozy 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 specialty wine that can be difficult to find in Vilnius and occasionally have live music. In the summer, their tables with umbrellas line the neighboring alley, providing even more space to relax and enjoy their good wine.
Located on the bar-ladened Vilniaus Street, Distilerija provides visitors with an extensive snack menu and a huge selection of liquor. The bartenders work magic behind the bar creating specialty cocktails to suit everyone’s taste buds. Distilerija also has several craft beers on tap and focuses on both imported and local brews.
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 favorites on their menu. This bar is perfect for someone looking for a relaxing atmosphere in which to enjoy beer and food.
Open until 4 am, 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.