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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner at Monai and it was very good. The starters were the best part of the meal - creative and tasty. The mains were a bit more average. The service was excellent. The prices are Ok for the quality.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed August 19, 2022 via mobile

The food is amazing and so is the staff and the chefs. My starter was fantastic, so it was the pan fried veal and the cod with vegetables. Also the tartelette with vanilla cream was delicious. I definitely recommend this restaurant, even if it is...a bit pricey.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed August 17, 2022 via mobile

Exquisitely prepared, excellent food in a soft, modern setting. Wine list includes good French and Italian wines. If you are looking for a lovely restaurant a bit away from the tourist district, this is it. We had the chicken liver starter, the duck and veal...and all were cooked perfectly with a great presentation. Delicious. Desserts looked amazing and were good but could have been better. Service was exceptional.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed August 4, 2022 via mobile

Visited Monai for lunch. Food was well presented but bland. Probably not worth the price. Service unpleasant. Can’t compare to alternatives in Klaipeda, but the new trendy eateries in Vilnius offer better experience for less.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed June 22, 2022 via mobile

Good as always. Starters were really great - catfish roll, pate with beetroot etc. Duck and cod were very good mains that we chose. Refreshing desserts.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed May 19, 2022

We had on the 18th of May excellent dinner with business friends in Monai. Outstanding food, 4 course dinner, beautiful plating, really tasty. Personnel enjoys their job, you see it in their face, professional, but not too serious. We were group of 8 persons, no...delays in serving. Nice view from table to kitchen through a window. The whole atmosphere is really positive. Price level amazingly affordable compared to the quality.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed November 6, 2021 via mobile

Food was great. However check your bill twice, before paying it. In our case, waitress charged us incorrectly for the beverage we have not ordered.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed August 17, 2021

The food was amazing! I really enjoyed my time in Monai. The best restaurant for a fine dining in Klaipėda.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed July 11, 2021

They serve wonderful breakfast but the main dishes are getting worse with time. It’s hot inside - no air conditioning or maybe issues with it

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed June 24, 2021 via mobile

Food was nice. Service was subpar for a restaurant. Restaurant was almost empty, however the waiter was always late and seemed disinterested.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed October 6, 2020 via mobile

Me and two of my friends ordered the whole menu and we were'nt dissapointed. Food was delicous. We could also see the kitchen through a glass wall, which was really cool.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed September 20, 2020 via mobile

Top place in Klaipeda, we been at least 5,6 times basically every single time we visit the city. Service it’s super friendly, They speak a very good English so do not worries if like me you don’t speak Lithuanian. Good it’s simple on essence but...flavors are super reach and pure. They really show some good cooking skills.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed August 16, 2020 via mobile

Tasty brunch - though a bit pricey and little choice but very cozy place, quality food and kind, caring and helpful service. They also serve tasty daily dishes. Will come back again!

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 5, 2020 via mobile

Been visiting Klaipeda for years and never I’ve tried a restaurant this good. Limited but carefully selected menu, excellent ingredients, nice presentations combined with great wines and top service. Can only recommend!

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed July 25, 2020 via mobile

Most likely the best restaurant in Klaipeda. Decor was relaxing and atmosphere was nice. The food was trying too much and as a whole it was hard to make out what the style or theme of the menu was.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Response from LiuS593 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, they are open Tuesday-Friday 11:30AM–10PM, Saturday 12:00PM-10PM and Sunday 11:00AM-4PM. Closed on Mondays. Make reservation in advance. Their menu is not extensive, but they are very flexible and attentive to client's... More
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Response from Lietuva50 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I am a medical doctor (from Lithuania) , but I can't say about the products in this restaurant (gluten). They often like to change dishes. I would like to recommend contact to restaurant administration and ask them... More
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Monai is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5