While in Almora, you can indulge in the delicious and authentic local cuisines of Uttarakhand. Do try these dishes, as these are some of the unique preparations that the Indian platter has and almost exclusive to the area. The must-try items here include the popular and traditional local sweets. Bal Mithai, famous milk sweet of Almora, Choklate - a condensed milk sweet with fudge-like consistency and Singauri - a kind of milk sweet wrapped in a green Malu leaf used for flavoring are some popular treats in Almora that one just cannot miss.
The other local delicacies include Bhaang Ki Khatai, Mixed dal Salad, Kappa (a green curry), Sisunak Saag(a dish prepared with green leafy vegetables and many local ingredients), Aloo ke Gutke( a Kumauni potato dish), Aloo Daal Pakora, Rus ( a preparation of many dals) and much more. The 'Adrak' (ginger) tea is also a famous welcome drink here.
When in Almora, do visit Baba cake at Kasardevi on the Almora-Binsar road. It is a small café run by Baba and Uma (a German who has settled in India). They serve great food; do try their Apple crumble cake and Lemon nana.
INR 100 for two
This cafe, near the Lalal Bazaar, is a simple cafe that makes for a good snacks place including good coffee, lassis, chaat (snack served with chutney) and samosas.
Lal Bazaar, Almora
Chawlas Veg and Non Veg
INR 300-400 for two
A popular restaurant known for its aromatic and delicious food in vegetarian and non vegetarian dishes. Not so expensive, but a quality place to visit.
j n plaza, hardwar road, near prince chowk, g.m.s road, opp. engineers enclave
INR 120-340 for two
Glory Restaurant is a family run place that serves both North Indian and South Indian food. It serves good biryani and is a good place to enjoy typical Indian dishes.
LR Sah Road, Almora 263601
New Soni Restaurant
INR 50-200 for two
It is a popular dhaba in Almora that serves good North Indian food and tasty veg and non-veg curries.
Mall Road, Almora
Silver Oak Restaurant
11-3PM & 7-11PM
Silver Oak Restaurant is probably the most preferred restaurant in town located at Bageshwar Road. Offers amazing ambience with the best quality of food. It's particularly known for its delicious Chinese food.
Club Mahindra Valley Resort, Manipur Villa, Binsar Village & P O Bhainsori, Almora Bageshwar Road, Almora