Fish is very popular in Portuguese food - served grilled, boiled, fried or even roasted. In fact fish is so popular that locals claim to have 365 different ways of preparing it! Other Portuguese gems often found on a menu include spiced sausages like chourico, hearty soups with homemade breads, or meaty garlicky Prego rolls.
Portuguese food is simple, emphasising the flavours of the ingredients. Restaurants are often family orientated and are real get your fingers dirty and lick your lips places. No frills might apply to the decor but certainly not to the food.