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Traditional Lisbon Food Tasting Experience

Activity provider: TakingUThere

Traditional Lisbon Food Tasting Experience

Activity provider: TakingUThere
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From US$ 186.74 per group up to 2

Experience the best traditional Portuguese dishes and learn about their history on this small-group, 3-4 hour Lisbon food tour. Taste 14 different dishes at 4 tasting stops, and find out how Portuguese cuisine influenced other cultures with a local guide.

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Duration 3 hours
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Spanish, English, Portuguese, German
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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
  • 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 in different locations in this neighborhood. Come and find out which they are. From here, you will go to the local, completely refurbished market place, where you'll have your more 'refined' experiences. Among them, you will taste the typical porco preto (Iberian black pork), the bife de atum (grilled tuna steak), 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
  • 4 tasting stops
  • 14 tastings in total (entrees, main dishes, deserts)
  • Transportation + pick-up
  • Drinks (alcoholic or none alcoholic)
  • Any other items not mentioned in the description
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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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.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 12 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Service
    5/5
  • Organization
    5/5

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An EXCEPTIONAL visit! Rodrigo is a passionate and exciting guide! Lovers of his country and who knows how to transmit this love! Rodrigo is one of the best guides I have met in my life, mixing knowledge, kindness and benevolence. Visit at the top of a gastronomic point of view, generous and gourmet! We really discover Portuguese gastronomy! We are in a district far from the tourist crowds and which corresponds to the daily life of the Portuguese! I recommend this great experience! And thank you again Rodrigo!

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July 28, 2021

It was a very personal food tour because we were the only participants. You don't have to go far, which is not a disadvantage after exhausting sightseeing tours in Lisbon. Here we learned a lot about the country and its people as well as the food. Anyone who loves spices should definitely visit the stand with the almonds and spices in the market hall on the right and seek advice and seduction from the charming saleswoman. The spices are great and cheap! Any time!

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November 1, 2019

João ist ein klasse Guide. Er erkundigte sich direkt nach unseren kulinarischen Vorlieben und Abneigungen. Erst durch ihn hat man nicht nur die Küche Portugals und Lissabons durch andere Augen gesehen, sondern auch die Küche der eigenen und anderer Nationen. Es gab einen super Querschnitt vieler originaler Portugiesischer Speisen. João ist ein toller Mensch und hat viel Wissen von der Portugiesischen Küche. Auch abseits der Kulinarischen Seite, gab er uns wertvolle Tipps. Die Stunden sind leider schnell verflogen, werden uns aber immer in schöner Erinnerung verbleiben. Wenn wir nochmal nach Lissabon reisen, dann auf jedenfall nochmal mit einer Tour mit João.

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May 12, 2022

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