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Balzac

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$$ - $$$
French, European, Central European
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Rue Saviciaus 7, Vilnius, Lithuania
+370 614 89223
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place, Nice food, nice service. It is open between lunch and dinner which is a lifesaver in Vilnius, at least in the weekend! (I don't know about week days but this was open for business at 4 which was not common for us that Sunday looking for late lunch)

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Thank Hakon H
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Average food with very average service. I have been here seven time and must admit lately the quality and portions have gone down considerably . French onion soup very ok. But it should be great . Not very good value for money !

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Thank Edseds
Vilnius, Lithuania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Place pretty packed on weekends, food good, staff pleasant. Highly recommend snails from the starters and tuna steak as a main. Book in advance!

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Thank linksma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Last week me and my husband had one of the best dinners ever! Tuna steak in Balzac so amazing, and pancakes with orange liqueur to die for! Our server was very kind, helpful and beautiful, I don't remember her name but she had long curly hair. Great experience, great service:)

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Thank Karolyte R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Great selection of wine. Delicious food and desserts. Would definitely recommend it for couples, friends or family.

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Thank Alina G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Nice place with interesting atmosphere. Located in the heart of the city but when you have dinner you feel very privat. Tasty food and vine! Recommend!

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Thank Mykolas K
Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

As above! Waiting 40 minutes between courses is excessive. However, staff polite and food good quality, if on the the small side

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Thank Richard J
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Already many times planned to go there, and finally we did it. We came 4 of us with pre-reservation, and already at first contact with staff was not the best. Administrator offered to take place exactly near doors (entrance) while there was some tables free. After we ordered drinks and food. One of us ordered Aperol Spritz. Everyone got drinks,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Nice food and good restaurant but quiet. We were there on a Thursday evening and there was only one other table of five.

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Thank KCandJC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We came by this restaurant by chance on our first evening in Vilnius. There were many guests without it being crowded - and we had a table right away. The service was fine - smiling waitresses and not too much waiting time, and most importantly everything we had here was tasty. The menu was - not surprisingly - to the... More 

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Thank Lotte L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European, Central European
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Saviciaus 7, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Location: Europe  >  Lithuania  >  Vilnius County  >  Vilnius
  • Phone Number: +370 614 89223
Description
In the very heart of Vilnius, just next to the Town Hall Square, the restaurant welcomes you around an exquisite meal in a warm atmosphere with French music.Come and enjoy the best in French cuisine and more than 40 kinds of selected French wines that we import directly from small French wine producers."Balzac" restaurant was voted the best restaurant in Lithuania by the "Baltic Times" readers in 2010.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?