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Your guide will lead you on a walking tour through town on the way the afternoon’s first restaurant. Learn about the particulars of Portuguese gastronomy and what has fueled its explosion onto the international stage.

Compared to neighboring Spain, Portugal’s bars and restaurants typically draw lighter crowds, and diners like to linger and enjoy their food at a relaxed pace. At some of the restaurants, you will share finger-food with your tour group. Although dishes vary by day, you can expect a selection of food ranging from niche regional specialties to longtime Portuguese classics.

Learn about Portuguese cuisine’s varied Mediterranean influences, driven by the Portuguese Colonial Empire’s overseas expansion beginning in the 15th century. Note the former colonies’ influence, particularly in the wide variety of spices used, observable in Lisbon’s famous pastries. You will also have the opportunity to sample local beer, Port Wine, and Lisbon’s most characteristic liquor, called Ginjinha.
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Overview
Eat and drink to your heart’s content during this memorable 4-hour guided food tour of Lisbon. An experienced local guide will demonstrate the art of eating, Portuguese style, as you linger in bars and restaurants and savor a variety of traditional treats. Sample finger food with your group, taste a variety of small plates, and wash your meal down with the traditional Ginjinha liquor. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to see an important part of Portuguese culture.
Highlights
  • A 4-hour guided food tour of Lisbon
  • Sample local specialties at four stops
  • Sip Portuguese wine
  • Learn about Portugal’s food culture with an educated local guide
  • Make new friends along the way
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Reviewed 7 January 2017
Waste of time

I had a free walking tour from pancho in Lisbon. The provider was some company which belongs to pancho. Guide was not even local, he had poor English and a little idea about history of the country. We had a tour in Alfama district just...More

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PanchoTours-2, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Pancho Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2017

Hi Ballet, We are deeply sorry for the experience you had. We have been getting only great feedbacks from our tours and we regret that you were not satisfied, that's why we are reaching out to you. We also share your opinion about the free...More

Reviewed 24 January 2016
Disappointing start to trip in Portugal

I would not recommend the walking tour. Haven't tried Pancho in other cities so I can't comment but our tour guide that day was filling in for the real tour guide who was sick apparently. The substitute guide was o-kay... but didn't have many nice...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2015
Great way to learn about Lisbon!

A friend and I took the Pancho walking tour with Alex as our guide. Alex was friendly, funny, and knowledgeable with tidbits of Lisbon/Portugal history. We were also gifted with information on where the locals shopped and dined, as well as where to listen to...More

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PatriciaTRusso, Gerente de relações públicas at Pancho Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2015

Hello, my name is Patrícia from Pancho Tours and we are really glad that you enjoyed your time spent with us. The food market really was amazing, so don't worry if you don't remember more about the tour, that gives you another reason to come...More

Reviewed 20 May 2015
Great guide in a beautiful city

Our cruise ship had a change in its itinerary and arrived earlier than originally scheduled in Lisbon and luckily Pancho Tours was able to accommodate this change. We're so glad that our group of 10 was able to visit this beautiful city with our great...More

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PatriciaTRusso, Gerente de relações públicas at Pancho Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2015

Hello, my name is Patrícia from Pancho Tours and I want to thank you for leaving your review here. João is our funniest guide and you really see that he likes to do this, so we are really glad that you liked your time with...More

Reviewed 20 April 2015
Informative and interesting

We did the walking tour with Alex as our guide, we found her to be an excellent tour guide with great knowledge as well as a great sense of humour, she was able to guide us in a way that not only pointed out historical...More

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PatriciaTRusso, Gerente de relações públicas at Pancho Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2015

Hi, my name is Patrícia and I work at Pancho Tours. I'm really happy to hear your opinion and I will surely tell Alex that you liked her tour so much. We hope to see you again in Lisbon or in any other of our...More

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