Lisbon Travel Guide

Andrew Zimmern travels to Lisbon, Portugal, to brave the city's cuisine.


Activities
Ericeira Fish Market
Peruse the wide variety of fresh seafood at Ericeira Market.
  • Mercado Municipal
  • Rua do Mercado 22
  • Ericeira, 2655 Portugal

Ericeira Fish Market

Peruse the wide variety of fresh seafood at Ericeira Market.
Mercado Municipal Ericeira, Portugal
Phone: +351 261-865-346
Snail Festival
During the month of May, locals come together for the ultimate spring foodie party to celebrate snails! People slurp snails straight from their shells. Varieties include snail-filled egg custard tarts and chocolate-covered snails.
  • Loures, Portugal

Snail Festival

During the month of May, locals come together for the ultimate spring foodie party to celebrate snails! People slurp snails straight from their shells. Varieties include snail-filled egg custard tarts and chocolate-covered snails.
Loures, Portugal
Hidden Tasca Food Crawl
Go on a locals-only tour of Lisbon’s hidden food scene for bola de Berlim — egg custard made of egg yolks in fried dough at an unnamed tasca — and more!
  • Lisbon, Portugal

Hidden Tasca Food Crawl

Go on a locals-only tour of Lisbon’s hidden food scene for bola de Berlim — egg custard made of egg yolks in fried dough at an unnamed tasca — and more!
Lisbon, Portugal
Mercado da Ribeira
Visit the oldest and largest market in Lisbon for raça, cured ham from black Iberian pigs, at the Manteigaria Silva food stall and much more.
  • Avenida 24 de Julho 50
  • Lisbon, 1200 Portugal

Mercado da Ribeira

Visit the oldest and largest market in Lisbon for raça, cured ham from black Iberian pigs, at the Manteigaria Silva food stall and much more.
Avenida 24 de Julho 50 Lisbon, Portugal
Phone: +351 213-462-966

Hotels
Bairro Alto Hotel
Nestled close to the Rio Tejo, the beautiful Bairro Alto Hotel is within short walking distance of popular shops and restaurants.
  • Praca Luis de Camoes 2
  • Lisbon, 1200-243 Portugal

Bairro Alto Hotel

Nestled close to the Rio Tejo, the beautiful Bairro Alto Hotel is within short walking distance of popular shops and restaurants.
Praca Luis de Camoes 2 Lisbon, Portugal
Phone: +351 21-340-8288

Restaurants & Bars
Can the Can
Can the Can serves canned fish as its main ingredient in gourmet dishes, including octopus bottarga salad with fennel, kumquat and celery root.
  • Terreiro do Paço 82/83
  • Lisbon, 1100-068 Portugal

Can the Can

Can the Can serves canned fish as its main ingredient in gourmet dishes, including octopus bottarga salad with fennel, kumquat and celery root.
Terreiro do Paço 82/83 Lisbon, Portugal
Phone: +351 914-007-100
Cervejaria Ramiro
Dine at a world-famous restaurant that reflects Lisbon’s amazing seafood scene. Try shrimp in garlic and oil, spiny dye-murex sea snail and blue lobster.
  • Almirante Reis 1-H
  • Lisbon, 1150-007 Portugal

Cervejaria Ramiro

Dine at a world-famous restaurant that reflects Lisbon’s amazing seafood scene. Try shrimp in garlic and oil, spiny dye-murex sea snail and blue lobster.
Almirante Reis 1-H Lisbon, Portugal
Phone: +351 21-885-1024

Transportation
Lisbon Portela Airport
Fly into Lisbon Portela Airport and catch a 20-minute cab ride to the Bairro Alto Hotel.
  • Alameda das Comunidades Portuguesas
  • Lisbon, 1700-111 Portugal

Lisbon Portela Airport

Fly into Lisbon Portela Airport and catch a 20-minute cab ride to the Bairro Alto Hotel.
Alameda das Comunidades Portuguesas Lisbon, Portugal
Phone: +351 21 841 3500
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