Travellers will find many small eateries, dhabas and restaurants in and around Chamoli. The place is well known for its Kumaoni cuisine - delicious and unique in flavour. The food available is mostly vegetarian, especially around religious places. Pinalu Gutuk is a special dish made out of fried, rich potatoes and is a must-try. A blessing for people with a sweet tooth, Bal Mithai is a famous sweet made of khoya and sugar.