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French, European, Central European
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Rue Saviciaus 7, Vilnius, Lithuania
+370 614 89223
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice food good service. Small portions need a starter and desert and you'll be happy. Worth a visit for sure

Thank WillemQatar
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5 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I think this is the best strak om town. Nice place. Good service. Er will come back. Å lttle difficult to find.

Thank Tor Erik S
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 March 2017 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)

Thank Hakon H
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 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 !

Thank Edseds
Vilnius, Lithuania
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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!

Thank linksma
1 review
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:)

Thank Karolyte R
1 review
Reviewed 12 January 2017

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

Thank Alina G
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4 reviews
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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!

Thank Mykolas K
Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 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

Thank Richard J
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, European, Central European
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Saviciaus 7, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Location: Europe  >  Lithuania  >  Vilnius County  >  Vilnius
  • Phone Number: +370 614 89223
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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