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Lithuania Food and Drink

Waiter service is usual in restaurants and cafes, but self-service restaurants, bistros and snack bars are also popular.

Specialities


• Skilandis (smoked meat).
• Salti barsciai (cold soup).
• Vedarai (potato sausage) and bulviniai blynai (potato pancakes).
• Smoked eel is a famous Baltic delicacy.
• Mild white curd cheese, best served with honey.

Tipping

Restaurant bills include a tip. Otherwise, tips are discretionary.

Regional drinks


Local brands of beer and imported drinks are popular.
A famous Lithuanian spirit is midus, a mild alcoholic beverage made from honey.

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