10 Lisbon Food Favorites You Will Love

Previously under the radar, Lisbon has hit tourism big time with travelers who flock to the Portuguese capital at all times of the year.

Lisbon, Portugal’s capital, is a great city to sample a range of food from all corners of the coastal nation.

Must try food in Lisbon include local specialties that originated on its cobblestone streets as well as Portuguese dishes from other regions and cities such as the Douro, Alentejo and the Algarve.

Piri Piri Chicken


You’re in for a tasty experience when you try the popular dish in Lisbon. Typically, cooks grill marinated free-range chickens over an open flame.


Less spicy than its Spanish cousin, Chouriço is a popular Portuguese sausage subtly flavored with paprika.



This Portuguese specialty replaces pork with kosher proteins like chicken, duck and veal.


Azeitão Cheese

Perfect for Vegetarians, Azeitão producers use thistle flowers sourced from Arrábida Natural Park instead of animal rennet to separate sheep milk curds from the whey.



Infused with sour Ginja or Morello cherries, Ginjinha has a tart yet sweet flavor. Thanks to the addition of ingredients like cinnamon and sugar.


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