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Traditional Lisbon Food Tasting Experience

Product ID: 137714
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In this private 3-4 hour Lisbon food tour, experience the best traditional Portuguese dishes and learn about their history. You will also learn how this cuisine influenced other cultures.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese, German
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore one of the lesser-known neighborhoods of Lisbon
  • Taste traditional Portuguese dishes, from entrees, to main dishes, ending with deserts
  • Learn about the curious flavors, traditions and history of each dish
  • See a fully restored market place that set a the trend for the “new markets era” of Lisbon
  • It´s not a sightseeing walking tour, it´s more a savoring and eating tour
  • Hear suggestions and secrets for the rest of your stay in Lisbon
Full description
Away from the usual mass tourism neighborhoods, you will spend your time in Campo de Ourique with a guide that actually lives in the neighborhood and knows it by heart. This tour is intended to be a foodie tour for you to taste typical Portuguese cuisine. Throughout the tour, your guide will link Portuguese culture and history with its cuisine, and explain the origin of these traditional dishes.  Over the course of 3-4 hours, you will sample typical dishes of Portuguese cuisine.  You will start to tantalize your taste buds with the most typical entrees like Carapaus Fritos (Fried Mackerels), Chouriço Assado (Roasted Chorizo), Peixinhos da Horta (Vegetable Fish), and Ovos Mexidos com Farinheira (scrambled eggs with a special sausage made of flour and spices). You will taste these, in a simple style local restaurant. 

From here, you will go to the local, completely refurbished market place, where you'll have your more 'refined' experiences. Among others, you will taste the typical Porco Preto (Iberian Black Pork), the Bife de Atum (grilled Tuna Steak), Sandes de Leitão (suckling pig sandwich) and others.

To wrap things up, you will have the Best Chocolate Cake in the World, the Pastel de Nata (it actually won the international contest), in a bakery elected for several years as the best in Portugal. Taste also some lovely roasted almonds, ending with a Ginjinha (cherry liqueur), which won the international 2016 “Great Taste” Award.


Includes
  • 3-4 hour guided food tour in a calm Lisbon neighborhood
  • A local guide who has a passion for food, history and culture
  • Tasting of traditional Portuguese dishes and deserts
  • 5 tasting stops
  • 14 tastings in total (entrees, main dishes, deserts)
What’s Not Included
  • Transportation + pick-up
  • Drinks (alcoholic or none alcoholic)
  • Any other items not mentioned in the description

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

In front of the entrance of the "Igreja de Santo Condestável" church

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Important information
Know before you go
-If you have any dietary restrictions, (Kosher, Halal, Vegetarian, etc), there will be a few dishes you will not be able to taste.
-Please advise if you have any allergies.
-Be sure to bring comfortable shoes, sunscreen, and a camera;
-Don´t expect “sightseeing" of Lisbon. This is a tour designed for foodies to learn and taste a small part of the Portuguese gastronomy. Your guide will be able to give you all the information you need for your stay in Lisbon, places to go, to visit and to eat.
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