Guidebook for Vilnius

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Guidebook for Vilnius

Food Scene

Reasonably-priced vegetarian bistro. Very friendly staff and cosy atmosphere. Closed on Sundays & Mondays.
6 locals recommend
Holigans
10 V. Šopeno g.
6 locals recommend
Reasonably-priced vegetarian bistro. Very friendly staff and cosy atmosphere. Closed on Sundays & Mondays.
Amazing seafood from the Baltic & lovely owners.
Šturmų Švyturys
30 Užupio g.
Amazing seafood from the Baltic & lovely owners.
One of the best restaurants in town.
10 locals recommend
Stebuklai
14 Gynėjų g.
10 locals recommend
One of the best restaurants in town.
Good option for breakfast. Opens at 8AM on weekdays and 9:30AM on weekends.
The Town Restaurant
26 Gedimino pr.
Good option for breakfast. Opens at 8AM on weekdays and 9:30AM on weekends.
Wide selection of delicious desserts. Good choice for early breakfast, opens at 7AM on weekdays.
13 locals recommend
Sugamour
11 Vokiečių g.
13 locals recommend
Wide selection of delicious desserts. Good choice for early breakfast, opens at 7AM on weekdays.
Very hipster and popular among youngsters. Burgers and ribs.
26 locals recommend
Keulė Rūkė
66 Pylimo g.
26 locals recommend
Very hipster and popular among youngsters. Burgers and ribs.
Famous for local beer and Lithuanian cuisine. Try cepelinai (large potato dumplings stuffed with meat) and šaltibarščiai (cold beetroot soup). It might be wise to order a plate to share in case you find it… say, too egzotic :)
14 locals recommend
Šnekutis
15 Šv. Mikalojaus g.
14 locals recommend
Famous for local beer and Lithuanian cuisine. Try cepelinai (large potato dumplings stuffed with meat) and šaltibarščiai (cold beetroot soup). It might be wise to order a plate to share in case you find it… say, too egzotic :)
Small yet very pleasant place serving Indian inspired cuisine. Lunch deals on weekdays for 7.5 euro. Perfect option for Sunday brunch.
15 locals recommend
Gaspars
23 Pylimo g.
15 locals recommend
Small yet very pleasant place serving Indian inspired cuisine. Lunch deals on weekdays for 7.5 euro. Perfect option for Sunday brunch.
Very popular among hipsters and non-hipsters alike. Good spot to grab a quick bite and a pint on your way to the station.
20 locals recommend
Dėvėti
3 Sodų g.
20 locals recommend
Very popular among hipsters and non-hipsters alike. Good spot to grab a quick bite and a pint on your way to the station.
Wonderful restaurant offering seasons inspired cuisine from local ingredients. 7 course tasting menu is 65 euro. Was nominated among TOP5 restaurants in Lithuania.
11 locals recommend
Sweet Root
11 locals recommend
Wonderful restaurant offering seasons inspired cuisine from local ingredients. 7 course tasting menu is 65 euro. Was nominated among TOP5 restaurants in Lithuania.
Salad bar. Opens at 7AM on weekdays & 9AM on weekends. Socially-responsible business employing the most vulnerable people (former prisoners, drug addicts).
Mano Guru
Salad bar. Opens at 7AM on weekdays & 9AM on weekends. Socially-responsible business employing the most vulnerable people (former prisoners, drug addicts).
Delicious sweets & desserts and friendly staff.
8 locals recommend
Ali Šokoladinė
6 Bazilijonų g.
8 locals recommend
Delicious sweets & desserts and friendly staff.
One of the best places for steaks in Vilnius. Can be very busy, hence highly recommed reserving a table in advance.
Meat SteakHouse
13 A. Juozapavičiaus g.
One of the best places for steaks in Vilnius. Can be very busy, hence highly recommed reserving a table in advance.
The best rated Ukranian restaurant in town. Open 5PM to 10PM. Strongly encourage to book in advance.
Varenyky
11a Švitrigailos g.
The best rated Ukranian restaurant in town. Open 5PM to 10PM. Strongly encourage to book in advance.
Cosy place offering great lunch deals at affordable prices.
13 locals recommend
Kitchen
11 Didžioji g.
13 locals recommend
Cosy place offering great lunch deals at affordable prices.
Great cuisine. Seasonal a la carte ant tasting menus. Also nice place for lunch, served 11AM to 3PM on weekdays. Closed Sundays.
Lauro lapas
24 Pamėnkalnio gatvė
Great cuisine. Seasonal a la carte ant tasting menus. Also nice place for lunch, served 11AM to 3PM on weekdays. Closed Sundays.
One of the best pizerrias in town.
13 locals recommend
Jurgis ir Drakonas (PYLIMO)
22D Pylimo g.
13 locals recommend
One of the best pizerrias in town.
Perfect spot for culinary journey. Opens at 12PM. Great lunch offers for ~13 euro. A la carte and tasting menus (50 euro). Book in advance for dinner.
10 locals recommend
Dublis
14 Trakų g.
10 locals recommend
Perfect spot for culinary journey. Opens at 12PM. Great lunch offers for ~13 euro. A la carte and tasting menus (50 euro). Book in advance for dinner.
Tradtional Lithuanian cuisine. Try cepelinai (large potato dumplings stuffed with meat) and šaltibarščiai (cold beetroot soup). It might be wise to order a plate to share in case you find it… say, too egzotic :)
7 locals recommend
Bernelių Užeiga
1 A. Vienuolio g.
7 locals recommend
Tradtional Lithuanian cuisine. Try cepelinai (large potato dumplings stuffed with meat) and šaltibarščiai (cold beetroot soup). It might be wise to order a plate to share in case you find it… say, too egzotic :)
Unique restaurant specializing in Lithuanian cuisine. 4/6 tasting menus (30-40 euro).
8 locals recommend
Ertlio Namas
7 Šv. Jono g.
8 locals recommend
Unique restaurant specializing in Lithuanian cuisine. 4/6 tasting menus (30-40 euro).

Everything Else

Uzbek cuisine. Lunch deals for 5-6 euro on weekdays from 11AM to 2PM. Also serve water pipes.
11 locals recommend
Kinza
14 Naugarduko g.
11 locals recommend
Uzbek cuisine. Lunch deals for 5-6 euro on weekdays from 11AM to 2PM. Also serve water pipes.

Drinks & Nightlife

Opened recently and has quickly become one of the fanciest clubs in Vilnius.
Anna Mesha. Butas
33 Vilniaus g.
Opened recently and has quickly become one of the fanciest clubs in Vilnius.
Great selection of beer and cosy atmosphere. Highly recommended.
16 locals recommend
Alaus Biblioteka | Beer Library
4 Trakų g.
16 locals recommend
Great selection of beer and cosy atmosphere. Highly recommended.
I might be biased but this is the best rum place in Vilnius. Also known for great Caribbean snacks.
Rhum Room
39 Vilniaus g.
I might be biased but this is the best rum place in Vilnius. Also known for great Caribbean snacks.
Very popular bar among the locals. Can get crowded.
22 locals recommend
Piano Man bar
22 locals recommend
Very popular bar among the locals. Can get crowded.
Hipster bar located literally in the railway station.
31 locals recommend
Peronas
6 Geležinkelio g.
31 locals recommend
Hipster bar located literally in the railway station.
Charming cocktail bar. Great selection of cocktails & artistic atmosphere. Open 7PM to 4AM Thursday through Saturday.
Salionas, kokteiliu baras, Galaktika
6 K. Sirvydo g.
Charming cocktail bar. Great selection of cocktails & artistic atmosphere. Open 7PM to 4AM Thursday through Saturday.
Opened recently has become very popular among locals.
10 locals recommend
Bardakas. Vilnius
10 locals recommend
Opened recently has become very popular among locals.
One of the most popular nightclubs.
8 locals recommend
Matérialiste
25 Vilniaus g.
8 locals recommend
One of the most popular nightclubs.
No. 1 whisk(e)y bar in Vilnius. Knowledgable staff, great selection & ambient atmosphere. Open 5PM to 4AM. Closed Sundays & Mondays.
9 locals recommend
Viskio Baras “King & Mouse - Whisky Bar & Shop”
2 Trakų g.
9 locals recommend
No. 1 whisk(e)y bar in Vilnius. Knowledgable staff, great selection & ambient atmosphere. Open 5PM to 4AM. Closed Sundays & Mondays.

Arts & Culture

KGB museum. Arguably the darkest yet, in my opinion, the best museum in Vilnius.
26 locals recommend
Museum of Occupations and Freedom Fights
2A Aukų g.
26 locals recommend
KGB museum. Arguably the darkest yet, in my opinion, the best museum in Vilnius.
Money museum (free entrance).
6 locals recommend
Money Museum of the Bank of Lithuania
2 Totorių g.
6 locals recommend
Money museum (free entrance).
Art Factory. Check their website for event calendar www.menufabrikas.lt.
15 locals recommend
Menu fabrikas Loftas
29 Švitrigailos g.
15 locals recommend
Art Factory. Check their website for event calendar www.menufabrikas.lt.

Sightseeing

Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania & Museum. 3 euro. Closed Mondays.
8 locals recommend
Royal Palace
3
8 locals recommend
Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania & Museum. 3 euro. Closed Mondays.
Roof top bar is arguably the best place for panoramic view of Vilnius. Good choice for one drink with a view.
Hotel Radisson BLU Lietuva
20 Konstitucijos pr.
Roof top bar is arguably the best place for panoramic view of Vilnius. Good choice for one drink with a view.
This monument is dedicated to eminent American composer, guitarist and singer Frank Zappa.
Frank Zappa
This monument is dedicated to eminent American composer, guitarist and singer Frank Zappa.
Constitution of Užupis Republic written in 18 languages. Also recommend walking around Užupis, the most artistic neighborhood in Vilni
Užupio konstitucija
Constitution of Užupis Republic written in 18 languages. Also recommend walking around Užupis, the most artistic neighborhood in Vilni
Probably the most beautiful gothic church in Lithuania.
43 locals recommend
St. Anne's Church
8 Maironio g.
43 locals recommend
Probably the most beautiful gothic church in Lithuania.
Presidential palace.
Prezidentūra
Presidential palace.
Beautiful inner courtyards. Guided tours available in English. French, Polish, Russian on workdays from 9AM to 3PM (5 euro). Great panoramic view of Vilnius Old Town from the campanile of St, John’s Church, which is the highest building in the Old Town (2.5 euro).
13 locals recommend
Vilnius University
3 Universiteto g.
13 locals recommend
Beautiful inner courtyards. Guided tours available in English. French, Polish, Russian on workdays from 9AM to 3PM (5 euro). Great panoramic view of Vilnius Old Town from the campanile of St, John’s Church, which is the highest building in the Old Town (2.5 euro).
Crypts open 10AM to 4PM Monday through Saturday. Admission only with a guide, tour in English costs 20 euro. Advance booking required.
21 locals recommend
Vilnius Cathedral
1 Katedros aikštė
21 locals recommend
Crypts open 10AM to 4PM Monday through Saturday. Admission only with a guide, tour in English costs 20 euro. Advance booking required.
One of the most visited shrines in Vilnius. The only remaining gate of the original 5 gates in the city wall.
21 locals recommend
Gates of Dawn
14 Aušros Vartų g.
21 locals recommend
One of the most visited shrines in Vilnius. The only remaining gate of the original 5 gates in the city wall.
Stunning panoramic view of Vilnius but you’ll need to climb up the hill. It might not be very easy to find. There are options to get there. Either cross the bridge across Vilnelė in Bernardinai garden or turn left on Krivių st in Užupis when you pass the gymnasium and go up the hill. Check Google Maps for directions.
21 locals recommend
Three Crosses
21 locals recommend
Stunning panoramic view of Vilnius but you’ll need to climb up the hill. It might not be very easy to find. There are options to get there. Either cross the bridge across Vilnelė in Bernardinai garden or turn left on Krivių st in Užupis when you pass the gymnasium and go up the hill. Check Google Maps for directions.
The main street of Vilnius connecting the Cathedral with the Seimas (Houses of Parliament).
24 locals recommend
Gediminas Ave
24 locals recommend
The main street of Vilnius connecting the Cathedral with the Seimas (Houses of Parliament).
The oldest street in the old town. You'll find a plenty of merchants selling souvenirs & local crafts.
26 locals recommend
Pilies Street
26 locals recommend
The oldest street in the old town. You'll find a plenty of merchants selling souvenirs & local crafts.
Currently inaccessible due to heavy erosion of the hill.
64 locals recommend
Gedimino pilies bokštas (Gediminas Castle Tower)
5 Arsenalo g.
64 locals recommend
Currently inaccessible due to heavy erosion of the hill.

Parks & Nature

Recently restored park with a musical fountain. Nice for strolling around.
81 locals recommend
Bernardine Park
8A B. Radvilaitės g.
81 locals recommend
Recently restored park with a musical fountain. Nice for strolling around.

Shopping

Largest shopping mall in city centre. Exchange office on the ground floor.
22 locals recommend
GO9
9 Gedimino pr.
22 locals recommend
Largest shopping mall in city centre. Exchange office on the ground floor.
Large shopping mall & cinema.
39 locals recommend
AKROPOLIS Vilnius
25 Ozo gatvė
39 locals recommend
Large shopping mall & cinema.
Large shopping mall.
22 locals recommend
Panorama
9 Saltoniškių gatvė
22 locals recommend
Large shopping mall.
Lithuanian fashion store.
Moustache boutique
28 Vilniaus g.
Lithuanian fashion store.
'Baltas miškas'. Baltic fashion store. Clothing & accessories.
Šv. Mikalojaus g. 13
13 Šv. Mikalojaus g.
'Baltas miškas'. Baltic fashion store. Clothing & accessories.
Fashion boutique.
BUTIQ.LT
3 L. Stuokos-Gucevičiaus g.
Fashion boutique.
Large shopping mall & cinema.
18 locals recommend
Ozas
18 Ozo g.
18 locals recommend
Large shopping mall & cinema.