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Food tours in Porto

Everyone loves a good food experience when travelling.  One of the best ways to find out more about a local cuisine is to take a food tour.  An experienced guide will tell you about some of the city history and more importantly about the food all around you.

In Porto there are a number of food tours offered, some of the options are detailed below.  Click on the name to view the company’s website for more detail.

Catavino:

imageThis is a 3.5 hour walking tour which includes the Bolhão Market, pastries, a coffee house, pork sandwiches, eclairs and cheese and sausages. 

Tours are offered 10:30 (Tues – Sat) or 16:00 (Tues – Fri)

Cost: €55 per person

Taste Porto:


This tour is also 3.5 hours and visits 6 different tasting locations including pastries, coffee, a market, and a taverna.  On the tour you taste 10 different foods and sample 6 different beverages.

Tours are offered Tuesday to Saturday, excluding holidays at 10h30 and 16h00

Cost: €59 Adults,  €40 Children under 13 years

We hate tourism tours

WHTT logoFor a more irreverent style you can try “We hate tourism tours” (WHTT).  Their “Dinner with us or starve” tour takes you to a non-touristy local restaurant where you can try great local food, wine and atmosphere. After dinner there is a night walk and a digestive liqueur.

The tours are offered on Wednesdays & Fridays starting at 7:30pm and lasting 4-5 hours. 

Cost: €35 per person

Porto Food and Wine Tasting Tour

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A 4 hour tour that visits cafes and markets.  Highlights include a coffee bar, Bolhão Market, cod fishcakes, Francesinha sandwich – local ham & cheese croque monsieur, and samosa pastries

Tours are offered on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturdays

Cost: €40 for Adults and €20 for children under 12

Oporto Shore Tours

imageOporto Shore Tours offer a number of luxury private tours from a general Porto food tour to a lunch at a Michelin starred restaurant with a personalised wine tasting. 

Tours are available with flexible timetables

Prices vary per tour but start at about €150 per person.  They do include hotel pick up, and most other associated costs

Small Group Porto Food and Wine Tour

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The small group tours are a 3.5 hour morning walk around the Miragaia neighbourhood.  Tastings include coffee, a Portuguese custard tart, ‘Franceshina’ sandwich, cherry liquor, Port and more!

Tours are available: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Cost: €49 for Adults and €39 for children under 12

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