The best of the past with a modern twist. Join our Vintage Food Tour and experience how the city’s past is influencing its future in terms of local cuisine as well as its architecture and culture.
This Vintage Food Tour takes 3.5 hours and explores the revival of Porto's cuisine, combining the best of the past with newer locations that are putting fresh spins on traditional Portuguese dishes. It covers 3km, taking place in the heart of downtown Porto. It's an authentic introduction to Porto's gastronomical scene, using history, architecture, and culture as background.
Our Vintage Food Tour is loved by first-time visitors to Porto, as it not only takes you off the beaten path but also hits several highlights of the city, including plenty of must-sees for a first-time visit. It is the perfect experience for families, friends, couples, adventurous foodies, or solo travelers who want to encounter Porto like a local.
During this Wine & Food Tour in Porto, you will taste traditional Portuguese dishes, regional wines, local pastries, and, of course, Port wines. In total, you will experience a well-balanced gastronomic tour of 11 different foods and 6 different beverages.
Expect to see not only places & food, but also meet and be welcomed by local families in their small, authentic restaurants, cafes, and bars. Your Porto Food Tour will be hosted by a passionate Porto native who wants you to love Porto as much as locals do.
Travel slow, skip the tourist traps, and taste the real Porto while making a positive impact on our community.
Vintage Food Tour ticket price
Adult ticket: 72€
Children under 13 years old: 42€
What is included in the Vintage Food Tour ticket price?
3.5 hours guided walking tour in Downtown Porto
A visit to 5 unique family-run tasting locations
11 food tastings (a perfect balance of sweet and savory)
6 wine tastings from Portugal's many undiscovered regions
A mini-masterclass in Port wine
A passionate and experienced, English-speaking, local guide
An exclusive Free Guide where we point out the best places to eat, drink or visit in Porto
Unique access to an online show cooking class: once you book your Food Tour, you'll receive an email with the class link
A charitable donation to a local NGO that helps the homeless people in Porto
Good to know
We can accommodate the following food restrictions on this tour: No Beef, No Nuts, No Alcohol, Shellfish Allergy
Tours run daily: Monday to Saturday at 10:00 am & 4:15 pm
The tour starting point is located a short 1 min walk from Bolhão metro station (exact location provided with tickets)
Tours are for all age groups and all fitness levels
Restrooms are available during this gastronomic experience
The distance walked is 3 km/1.9 miles (wear comfortable clothing and shoes for walking)
Experiences happen rain or shine
All our tours are run in English but we can provide Portuguese or Spanish speaking guides upon request, for closed groups. Feel free to ask us about this and more at [email protected]
Tickets must be purchased by 8:00 pm WEST the night before
We can also arrange a private food tour for groups, please see more details about our Private Vintage Food Tour.
List of measures to keep you safe
Before each tour, your tour guide will proceed to a safe and health briefing with all the information on how to comply with basic infection prevention and control precautions
Since the new regulations were set into place (December 1st), it is required to present an EU vaccination certificate OR non-EU proof of vaccination OR a negative antigen test when accessing restaurants, tourist establishments, and local accommodations
According to the DGS (Portuguese CDC), masks are mandatory indoors (you will have to put your mask on when entering the tasting locations and walking around inside) and they are recommended outside (you may or not use your mask when walking on the street)
No physical contact with guests (hand-shakes, kisses, or hugs), which includes a safety distance of 1 meter when possible; even though we are a nation that loves hugs, kisses, and handshakes, we’ll have to keep a safe distance this time
Disinfection of all guests’ hands with alcoholic gel before entering the restaurants and after a meal - feel free to bring your own hand sanitizer, but please notice that all restaurants will be able to offer you this
Peace of mind policy
Let's imagine that you are unable to make the tour. Can you have a refund? The answer is yes.
- If we are notified within 72 hours of the tour we will be happy to offer you a refund or reschedule you on a tour anytime over the next year. We can also generate a Gift Card so you can book it at a later time - for free. Please note that, unless you are rescheduling for a specific date, we will issue a Gift Card that is valid for 3 years. If you decide to proceed with the refund, a processing fee will be charged.
We've worked hard on making this a 5-star Food Tour. Book your place today and let's see if you agree with us.