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Lisbon Cuisine

Food in Lisbon is varied with influences from the Brazilian, Mediterranean, African, and Atlantic cuisines. Being the only European capital so close to the sea, Lisbon boasts of seafood ranging from salmon, trout, sea bass, octopus and mackerel, among others. Non-seafood lovers won’t be left out with the many meat and game dishes, soulful soups, traditional pastries and local cheeses to die for.

Like many Portuguese, lisboetas love to dine out, but can cook delectable dishes perfectly well at home. The locals are proud of their cuisine and wines, claiming that these are the best in the world. There’s no better way to prove this claim is real than to experience it yourself with a local host, who will service you home-cooked, traditional Lisbon dishes in their own homes. Not only will you be able to meet new people and taste authentic Portuguese food with a private dinner party, you’ll also learn about the history and culture of each dish served and you may even convince the host to share their secret recipe.

Top home dinners in Lisbon

Lisbon's Favorite Food Tour: the 10 Tastings

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Flavors of Lisbon: Wine & Tapas Tour

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Delicioso! Tasty Lisbon for Foodie Families

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Top 10 Restaurants in Lisbon

  • Cervejaria Ramiro is hands-down the best seafood restaurant in Lisbon. The restaurant’s approchable vibe will win you over once you taste the stone crab, tiger prawns, garlic shrimp, mini lobster, or buttered clams.
  • For the young crowd, the Park Bar offers a bohemian vibe thanks to its laid-back seating and location (a building’s parking turned terrace), giving you a majestic view while you have a cocktail.
  • Revel in Tavares’ centuries-old architecture with golden statues, huge mirrors and chandeliers. Prices here are steep, being the most iconic and oldest restaurant in Lisbon, but every penny you spend for its Portuguese gourmet is worth it.
  • Craving for Portuguese tapas? Visit Cantinho Lusitano and try out their Pica-Pau (strips of beef in special sauce) and a wide range of small-eats.
  • A hidden little gem offering fine dining in Bairro Alto, Adega Machado is perfect for anyone wanting to experience live fado performances in an intimate setting.
  • Couples seeking a romantic dinner could stroll through the river walk at the other side of Tagus, reserve one of Ponto Final’s stunning sea-side seats, and dine traditional Portuguese dishes and fresh seafood.
  • Mercado da Ribeira-Lisboa is a must-visit for the total “Lisbon street food” experience, with over 35 kiosks that offer a mix of traditional Portuguese cuisine and international dishes all in one place.
  • Want to splurge? Go to Belcanto and devour chef José Avillez’s avant-garde gastronomy inspired by traditional Portuguese cuisine. Highlights include the Rebentacao and seafood dish Skate Jackson Pollock.
  • Meat lovers rejoice! Cafe de Sao Bento and its charming lounge-style design matches perfectly with its menu of steak, eggs, chips and Carpaccio, along with its renowned wine selection.
  • Home to many iconic pastries and desserts, Pasteis de Belem should be included in every sweet tooth’s itinerary.

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Lisbon's Favorite Food Tour: the 10 Tastings

We went on a food tour with Silvia on our first afternoon in Lisbon and it was a great way to get to know the city both in terms of history and culture. Silvia was extremely knowledgeable and very friendly and later give us some great tips on what to see and do during our stay. I could not rate her highly enough. Thanks again Silvia for everything.

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Best of Lisbon Tour: Highlights & Hidden Gems

Rita was knowledge of the history of Lisbon was remarkable, she introduced us to local delicacy and some of the local culture. She made the tour very enjoyable and I would highly recommend her for any tour. Sorry for the late reply the Internet connection is not very good when you cross the ocean. Obrigado pot tudo

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Delicioso! Tasty Lisbon for Foodie Families

My husband, 7 year old daughter, father-in-law and I spent two days on tours with Silvia: a foodie tour in Lisbon and a day trip by car to Sintra. During the foodie tour, we had a lovely afternoon walking through Lisbon, hearing about the history of the city, and stopping strategically for amazing bites to eat. During the day trip, we saw Pena Palace, Quinta da Relgaleira, Cabo da Roca, stopped for lunch at a restaurant on the beach, and Cascais. It was simply incredible and she managed to help us see so much in just one day (this might not happen in peak season due to lines). If you could only choose one thing in Sintra, Quinta da Regaleira is stunning and magical. Silvia gave the best tours we have had out of dozens over the years. Book time with her without hesitation. She is simply wonderful. After two days, she feels like an old friend!