When it comes to meat dishes, fevras and befe remain the undisputed leaders here. These are juicy schnitzels and burgers made from beef, which will be offered to guests in any local restaurant. It is also worth trying borrego (roasted lamb meat) and leitao (suckling pig). Meat and fish dishes are recommended to be ordered together with vegetable side dishes, such as braised carrots, green beans and cauliflower, which can be seasoned with aromatic spices and butter. Restaurants serving national cuisine will be surely loved by the sweet tooth travellers as simply each of them offers widest choice of interesting cakes, fruit salads and pastries, as well as aromatic coffee.
We should also pay some attention to the local wine. The most famous national drink is called "Vigneault do Porto”. Port wine is prepared according to old recipes. This is a popular souvenir, which tourists often bring from their trip. The choice of wine, which is available in local restaurants, can amaze even an experienced professional. The sparkling wine named «vinho verde» is especially good, as well as «reserva» noble wines.
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