Lisbon Cuisine

Gastronomy and Cuisine of the Lisbon Region - Bacalhau, sardines, olive oil, wines, cheeses and other delicacies of Portuguese cuisine and gastronomy. In Lisbon, Bacalhau à Brás is one of the most appreciated and typical dishes of local cuisine.

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Lisbon's Gastronomy Codfish Specialty © Ari Oliveira


Essential influence of the sea, with its varied products. Diverse cultural influences. All contribute to enrich the cuisine and gastronomy of Lisbon. From the popular "appetizers", such as the traditional bread with sardines, clams with onions and cod salad, to gourmet cuisine proposals.

The fish form the base of the Kitchen of Lisbon. Stews or grilled are some of the best dishes. From traditional stew to traditional sardines on bread, a national institution. no doubt. But in Lisbon, they have a special taste, especially if it is on an esplanade overlooking the Tagus River. Cataplana, sarrabulho, roasted kid or a delicious recipe of the faithful friend, also in Lisbon will please the most different palates.

At the Table in Lisbon

The great pleasures of the table in Lisbon (from Alfama to Bairro Alto, passing through Bica and Graça) are to savor a delicious tidbit of traditional Portuguese cuisine, always watered with one of the region's delicious wines. Do not forget to taste:


The traditional expresso espresso from Lisbon, with scents or pasteléis de Belém.


The popular petiscos.


Licor da ginja (Prunus cerasus), very popular in Lisbon and region.

Roasted chestnuts

Roasted sardines

One of the 7 Wonders of Gastronomy of Portugal.


Clams, caldeirada

Pastéis de Belém

One of the 7 Wonders of Gastronomy of Portugal.

Green Eggs

Tasty snack (or entrée) made with stuffed eggs, with herbs, breaded and fried.