Local Food Tour of Porto

Eat your way through this stunning Portuguese city while sampling local authentic dishes!

Travel Flexibly · 4.00h · Porto, Portugal

Wondering where all the locals eat in Porto? On this immersive food tour, your passionate foodie -guide will walk you through the heart of the city, bringing you to all the best hidden gems and local favorites along the way. Savor authentic local bites , from Portuguese barbecue to decadent desserts, and get an inside look at Portugal’s rich culinary history and culture. See the top sights of the city while savoring the traditional flavors of Portuguese cuisine on this one-of-a- kind food tour!

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  • Porto Food Tour
  • Bolhao Market​
  • Traditional Portuguese restaurant​
  • Gourmet canned sardinhas​
  • Canned fish tasting with fine olive oil​
  • Wine time!​
  • Francesinha​
  • Pastel de Nata​
  • True taste of Porto​
  • Small group experience​

After meeting your food-loving guide and small group of fellow foodies, it will be time to explore the streets of Porto in search of the city’s most authentic and delicious dishes. Bypass the tourist hotspots and head straight to where the locals dine on this immersive food tour. Eat your way through the heart of Porto, learning about the culinary history and culture of this vibrant city along the way.

As you sample the rich flavors of the city, you’ll walk through the historic Mercado do Bolhão, stroll down the lively Santa Catarina Street, and savor decadent dishes from a traditional restaurant along Aliados Avenue. Next, stop at a popular steakhouse by the historic University of Porto, admire the Clerics Tower, and take in the view from the Miradouro da Vitória. Finally, enjoy a tasty surprise from the vibrant neighborhood of Ribeira!

Your tastings will range from traditional Francesinha slides and canned fish to decadent Portuguese barbecue and everything in between! Your expert guide will ensure that you end your tour with a very full stomach, so remember to bring your appetite (and your camera)!

Porto Food Tour Description

Your 4-hour tour includes:

  • Local, food-loving English guide

  • Discover Porto beyond tourist paths

  • Portuguese wine and beer served throughout the tour

  • Explore Mercado do Bolhão

  • Visit Avenida dos Aliados and Ribeira

  • Small group of only 10 people max

Meet Your Local Foodie Guide

Your gastronomic journey through the heart of Porto begins outside of the stunning Chapel of Souls. From here, you’ll meet your food-loving guide along with your intimate group of only 10 fellow foodies at most!

After marveling at the chapel’s vibrant blue facade, it will be time to follow your passionate guide through Porto’s lively neighborhoods, learning about Portugal’s food and culture along the way. Bring your most comfortable walking shoes, a camera, and your appetite— your expert guide will take care of the rest!

Delicious Tastings from Mercado do Bolhão

Your culinary adventure will not only allow you to sample mouthwatering dishes throughout the city, but you’ll also be immersed in the buzzing neighborhoods and vibrant squares of Porto.

Your first decadent tasting will take place at the bustling Mercado do Bolhão, a must-see traditional open-air market that first opened its doors in 1837. This lively market is brimming with fresh, local produce and makes for a perfect introduction to Portuguese cuisine!

Continue Eating Your Way Through Porto

Continue tasting your way through the charming streets of Porto as you stroll down Santa Catarina Street, famous for its many boutiques and large retail stores. Next, turn down Aliados Avenue where you’ll be treated to authentic Portuguese dishes from a traditional restaurant. Afterwards, head over to the historic University of Porto, Reitoria where your expert guide will lead you to a mouthwatering steakhouse.

Amazing Sights and a Tasty Surprise in Ribeira!

As the rich flavors and gastronomic treats continue, so do the incredible sightseeing opportunities! Follow your guide to the historic Clerics Tower, a stunning bell tower that dates back to 1763 and has now become one of Porto’s most iconic landmarks.

In between tastings, your guide will also bring you to Miradouro da Vitória, one of Porto’s most captivating viewpoints.

Finally, complete your tour with a last stop in the vibrant neighborhood of Ribeira, where a delicious surprise will be waiting for you!

Enjoy Authentic Portuguese Cuisine and Fine Portuguese Wine

Throughout your tour, you’ll enjoy tastings from the city’s top hidden gems and local favorites. Among other decadent dishes, you’ll bite into traditional Francesinha sliders, gourmet canned fish, roasted chorizo, and mouthwatering Portuguese barbecue. Fresh baked pastries paired with a flavorful coffee will also be on the menu, along with a few surprises!

To make your experience even more authentic, every delicious tasting will also be accompanied by fine Portuguese wine and beer!

What you get with this tour
Local, English foodie-guide
Sample some of Porto’s most decadent cuisine
Enjoy Portuguese barbecue, canned sardines, Francesinha sliders and more!
Sample fine Portuguese wine and beers throughout the tour
Coffee and pastry
Visit local favorites rather than tourist hot spots
Eat your way through Mercado do Bolhão, the lively neighborhood of Ribeira, and more!
Intimate group atmosphere of only 10 people at most
Food and drinks not mentioned
Guide gratuities
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Frequently Asked Questions

What to bring?

Some comfortable shoes, a healthy appetite, and a valid ID

What to bring?

Some comfortable shoes, a healthy appetite, and a valid ID

Is this tour run by The Tour Guy?

This tour is operated by one of our trusted and vetted partners in Porto

What if I have concerns about my mobility on this tour?

If you have any doubts about your mobility, please let us know beforehand. This Porto food and wine tour includes walking on uneven paths and navigating steep hills

What happens if it rains?

We run our food tours rain or shine! If the weather is extremely bad and a restaurant is closed, we'll replace it with an equal or better stop

Is there any chance my tour might be canceled?

On the rare occasion if the tour is canceled, we'll inform you as soon as possible. We will work with you to reschedule your tour when possible or provide a full refund

Is there a dress code for this tour?

There is no dress code for this tour, though we recommend very comfortable walking shoes!

How comprehensive is this tour?

In the spirit of sampling as many dishes in Porto in one day as possible, each section of this tour is abbreviated but you'll still get to experience all the most important elements and sample the best cuisine in each area though

Is lunch included in the price of the tour?

Yes. Throughout your food tour, you'll enjoy numerous complimentary food tastings. The majority of our guests find this more than enough food for a filling lunch

What if I have food allergies, intolerances, or other dietary requirements?

Please contact us in advance so we can do our best to accommodate your needs. We will work with our tour partners to provide you with an alternative when possible

How many glasses of wine will I get?

You'll enjoy at a tasting of wine or beer at almost all of the tasting stops on this tour

What if I don’t drink alcohol but I’d still like to join a food tour?

Not a problem. Please let us know in the comment box when you book your tour so we can make sure an alternative drink is provided

Can I bring my kids and do I have to pay for them?

Kids are welcome on our food tours, and children 12 and younger pay a reduced fee

Why do I have to pay for my child who's under 12 years old?

Because our varied food tour will also be suitable for children to enjoy and eat, kids under 12 must still pay a discounted fee to cover the food costs

Where does this tour end?

The tour ends in the picturesque Ribeira district where a surprise awaits

Does this tour include pick-up?

This tour doesn’t include hotel pick-up. Meeting point is at Chapel of Souls , between Santa Catarina 428 Street and Fernando de Tomaz street

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