KaunasIN

TOP 10 restaurants

 

Monte Pacis

Dinner at the Monte Pacis hospitality complex will make you feel like a true Lithuanian noble. Its a la carte menu features the finest examples of European cuisine, and both meat lovers and vegans will find something to their taste. Most of the ingredients for the restaurant's meals come from the Monte Pacis garden, including freshly picked vegetables and greens. And do ask for their wine card, as the place has been recognized as the best in a number of categories at the Baltic Wine List Awards 2020.

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Momo Grill Kaunas

The legendary Momo Grill was born in Klaipėda, and locals were thrilled when the seaside steak masterminds decided to open a second spot in Kaunas. Located in a former spirits factory, the place serves the best steaks in town, and is also a perfect place for long and relaxed brunches.

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Uoksas

Uoksas is one of the best examples of a restaurant creating neo-Lithuanian cuisine. Religiously seasonal, this place uses foraged goods like berries and forest mushrooms and locally sourced crayfish and seafood to create unique and memorable dishes. They even make their own wine!

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DIA

DIA is an eclectic place serving a mix of Italian, French, Thai and other cuisines. Come for a fine Wagyu steak or their delightful sashimi platter. Vegetarian options galore, this restaurant in the heart of Kaunas is the perfect option for travellers with different tastes.

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Arrivée

A proper foodie experience combines taste with ambience. Arrivée offers both, with its seasonal menu and a secluded terrace in the heart of Kaunas Old Town. The place prides itself on serving the most exquisite dessert menu in town, so if you're a sweet-tooth, Arrivée will definitely exceed your expectations.

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Senis ir Jūra

Not everywhere you'll find good fresh seafood some 200 kilometres from the sea, but Senis ir Jūra is ready to blow your mind. From the catch of the day to oysters prepared a number of different ways. And nothing is better on a rainy day than a hot bowl of their fish soup.

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Višta puode

The dishes at Višta Puode (Chicken in a Pot) look and taste like grandma's cooking, if grandma was a professional chef, that is. With a focus on poultry dishes, this place is perfect for a long dinner after an even longer day of exploration.

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Holas

The people behind two of the town's best bars - Kultūra and Kamerinis, are also responsible for Holas - a cosy little restaurant in a hall once occupied by a bank. Swing by if you're into unpretentious Mexican dishes coupled with a good cocktail.

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Mesje Skonis

Mesje Skonis is the first authentic French crêperie in Lithuania, offering galettes bretonnes and crepes reminiscent of their homeland. The restaurant also serves natural French cider and organic farm wine.

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Nuogas

The Nuogas restaurant, which occupies the first floor of an old 19th-century hotel, brings together Asian fusion cuisine aficionados. If you come on a weekend night, you're likely to catch a music performance to go with your dinner.

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