Gangtok is home to almost everything that the cuisine of this area has to offer in its most rich, splendid, authentic form with a flattering variety of options. What is impossible to miss in Gangtok includes Momos, Thukpa, Wonton, Gyathuk, Thenthuk and more, along with a Sikkim style meat patty called Shah-Phaley.
Along with this you get to choose from a huge variety of authentic soups almost unique to the area. Chang is a locally made alcoholic beverage and is a must try while here. Authentic Tibetan and Indo-Chinese cuisines are also available in the restaurants and must also be tried.

Photos of Famous Food in Gangtok

Local dishes of Gangtok
Local dishes of Gangtok

Restaurants in Gangtok

9'INE Native Cuisine

Sikkimese, Tibetan, Nepalese


INR 300-700 for two

Sikkim's Set Meal with Chicken, Fermented Soybean, Dim sums, Mushroom Kachi and Pork fry are some of the specialties which are served in this place. 9'INE Natives provides a very lazy ambience to relax and enjoy.

New Market, M G Marg, Namnam Area, Gangtok

Taste of Tibet



INR 100-300 for two

If you wish to enjoy the authentic taste of Tibet's cuisine, this one is an apt place to be. Try momos and other Tibetan dishes like Thukpa, Gyathuk and Thenthuk, while here. This place is remarkably popular among the youth to spend some great time with friends.

MG Marg, Gangtok

Bakers Cafe

Bakery, Cafe


INR 40-300 for two

A nice place to hang out with friends for hot coffee and tasty chai. Refreshing lemon iced tea, croissants, baguettes, paninis, pizzas and pastries are also offered here.

MG Road, Gangtok, Sikkim

Parivar Restaurant

North-Indian, South-Indian


INR 100-200 for two

If you are looking for authentic Indian food in Gangtok, Parivar restaurant is the place to be. Filling dosas, piping hot Idlis, yummy sambhar with coconut chutney as well as North Indian thalis are available here.

MG Road,Arithang, Gangtok, Sikkim, 737101

Cafe Culture

Indian, Asian

11AM-3PM & 7PM-11PM

INR 400-800 for two

A very authentic multi-cuisine restaurant offering some lip-smacking dishes, this place is among a few of the well-known cafes of Gangtok. The Tibetan plain bread and Shyaphale and Tibetan meat pies are its specialty and a must-try here, which are also not so heavy on your budget.

Secretariat Road,Gangtok




INR 100 for two

With a very cozy decor and comfortable seating, Gangtalk is one of the popular restaurants of Gangtok promising some quality food. Steamy momos and finger-licking non-veg delights leave an everlasting impression on your taste buds.

Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Arithang, Yama Tower, Gangtok

Places to Visit In Gangtok