Often underrated when you think of foodie destinations in Europe, Lithuania – and in particular, the capital city of Vilnius – has some incredible spots to eat. The country’s emerging food scene makes the most of farm fresh local ingredients. While there’s plenty of local dishes to try, sometimes you just need a burger feast. So, we’ve rounded up our picks of the tastiest burgers to eat in Lithuania.
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We recently named Le Butcher among our list of the best burgers in Europe for 2020, so you can be sure they’re superb. They keep the burgers small and tight so that they can actually fit in your mouth in one go.
This, matched up with some of their awesome craft beers and you have a terrific meal on your hands. We will warn you that you’ll want everything on the menu and will have a hard time choosing!
The innovative burgers at this stylish Kaunas burger joint all start with wonderful beef that’s chargrilled over charcoal for a rich and smokey flavour. There’s other tasty things on the menu too, but the burgers are a must-eat. With buttery soft, fresh brioche buns and toppings such as cheddar cheese, fried egg, mashed avocado and jalapeno-honey-mustard sauce, you’ll be in burger heaven here.
This super hip and popular burger joint in Vilnius now has five locations across the city and shows no sign of slowing down as one of the city’s ‘must-eats’. What makes the burgers here drive people wild? Drama Burgers focus on quality, home-made ingredients with fresh meat, all packed into a golden brioche bun.
Add on toppings such as their legendary 9-day smoked pastrami for a proper feed.
Boom! Burgers also have a sister restaurant in Sofia, Bulgaria, but if you’re in Vilnius you need to make a beeline for this spot. These burger connoisseurs make gourmet burgers with Irish beef, juicy steaks, hand-cut fries and ice cream shakes. Messy, meaty and perfectly juicy, these are hands down some of the best burgers in Lithuania.
Not only does IQ Baras have some of the best French fries in Europe, the folk here cook up some of the tastiest burgers in Lithuania. There’s a cute outdoor space to sit in warmer months and a wide menu of burgers for all tastes. They’re cooked to a perfectly pink medium over a fire grill to sear in all the flavour, but you can also get it well done if you prefer. Toppings such as smoked cheese or onion rings top it all off.
DIA is a higher end, upscale restaurant where you’ll find a truly gourmet burger. Don’t expect fast food bites here, as this place is classy with a capital C. Serving a menu of dishes inspired by French, Thai, Italian, Japanese, Indian and other cuisines, DIA bakes its own bread each morning and uses local farm ingredients.
The end result is a burger that’s made with tender Wagyu beef in a brioche bun.
There’s 16 belly-busting burgers to choose from at this rock n’ roll style burger restaurant. This is the place to come if you want a burger that’s stacked high with all sorts of gourmet toppings and ooey, gooey cheese. From deep fried Camembert cheese on top to black truffle sauce and tiger prawns or goose liver pate, Meatbusters will satisfy all cravings.