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Senieji Rusiai

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Vilniaus g. 34, Kaunas 44287, Lithuania
+370 601 02525
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri 11:00 - 01:00
Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Stumble into this restaurant while doing a walk in the old town. Nice decor with the underground cellar. The waiter is friendly and make some good recommendations on the main course and drinks.

Thank tanvictor
Worcester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

Lovely dining area in the cellars with painted wall murals and exposed brickwork. Varied and interesting menu with excellent service - a real treat and glad to have found it!

Thank 302Jon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

At lunchtime we had linen tablecloths and napkins and a lit candle and a rose in a vase. The service was excellent. There were bricked walls and ceilings to look like a cellar. Many separate dining rooms. Some mecieval decor like armor and swords and muskets. Iron chandeliers. The food was attractively presented. I had a vegetable puree soup and... More 

Thank tomorrowsantiques
Malmo, Sweden
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

I can't wait to go back to Kaunas to eat here again! We ate inside at a candlelit table and the waiter was really attentive and polite. The food was phenomenal, really really tasty and well-presented (we had the duck breast and lamb), and very reasonably-priced. Next time I want all three courses!

Thank wherespoochie
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173 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

We enjoyed out experience at this restaurant when we visited a year ago and on this occasion we were not disappointed. The food and service are exceptional and this lovely cellar restaurant provides a beautiful location to enjoy an excellent value meal. Highly recommended for any occasion.

Thank pettirosso
Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Lovely vaulted cellar location. Service was absolutely perfect. Food and wine exceptionally good value by British standards. Heartily recommended.

Thank Nick G
Copenhagen, Denmark
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

I chose the Senieji Rusiai to celebrate my boyfriend's birthday. Everything was abolutely perfect. The restaurant is located in a central street of Kaunas and it is really beautiful and cozy inside. We were given a very nice and quiet table in a room all for us and we had a waiter serving us for the whole evening. Before coming... More 

Thank ValeriaG1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

Great place for lunch, romantic dinner or even a big or small celebration. They do have shefs special fresh fish choice and it's always really good. The duck breast, salmon, steaks are delicious as well. I have no word about service to say. They are amazing. Always polite, helpfull to choose, react to every opinion, has solution to every situation.... More 

Thank Alvyda S
Kaunas, Lithuania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Absolutely great place to stay and eat your lunch, dinner, or take time for a cup of coffee in the terrace (warm season only) in the heart of Kaunas City, they are located in Vilniaus str, one of the crowdest old town street here in Kaunas. Great meal, great service, also if you are in a rush, you can eat... More 

Thank ramoons
Kaunas, Lithuania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Celebrated a friends birthday here on friday night, we had booked private dining room, and had various snacks and drinks, food was really delicious and service was amazing, all our expectations were satisfied. It's a splendid place for a date or a business meeting, because it's quite fancy, interior is simple but stylish and like I said service is great,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$26
European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vilniaus g. 34, Kaunas 44287, Lithuania
  • Location: Europe  >  Lithuania  >  Kaunas County  >  Kaunas
  • Phone Number: +370 601 02525
SENIEJI RUSIAI (Old Cellars) - a European standard restaurant established in the 17 century cellars in the heart of Kaunas old town.

The restaurant with the interior in the style of middle ages attracts visitors with their Napoleon's Hall, Noblemen's Hall, and the Hall of Guns. In one of the halls, there is a fresco depicting the Middle French Army crossing the river Nemunas on 24 June 1812 according to the lithography of De C. Montte.

The restaurant offers seats for 100 persons, and is capable of servicing 120 persons during social evenings or buffets.

We can offer European cuisine for gourmands, a large wine collection from the whole world, high class services as well as elegant and sophisticated environment.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?