Eat and Drink in Cascais
With its mild climate and close proximity to the ocean, not to mention its rich culinary heritage, the region boasts a wide variety of dishes based largely on fresh fish and seafood. Sea bass, bream and the unrivalled Cascais sole are among the area’s most popular dishes, freshly cooked and served with the finest ingredients. The sea has much more to offer, of course. Whet your appetite with shrimp, crab, barnacles, crayfish and lobster, all prepared in a unique and traditional way.
To finish your meal, don’t forget to try one of the region’s traditional sweets like travesseiros, Sintra’s famous queijadas or the delicious Cascais areias. Portugal’s egg-based confectionery is unique, not just in Europe but probably around the globe.Finding a good place to eat couldn’t be easier thanks to the wide choice of restaurants available. Options range from the most exclusive eateries to more popular establishments where a surprisingly large range of dishes are available.