The cuisine here is largely Syrian Christian in style which also influences the food culture. You can find Appam- a rice bread, Kappa (tapioca), Karimeen- a very exotic fresh water fish, and other seafood such as shrimps, prawns, crabs and squids that are famous in Kumarakom. If you're adventurous enough, you can try the frog legs, donkey stew and crane fry are also available in more local areas and outlets. At the same time, there are a number of options available for vegetarians as well.
Here are the top 4 restaurants in Kumarakom:
New Nazarath Road, Kumarakom 686 563
2. Bakers Gourmet House
Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom, 1/404, Kumarakom 686 566, India
Kumarakom Lake Resort, Kumarakom North Post, Kumarakom 686 566, India