Places to Eat in Kasol

What can take my traveling experience to the next level?
Good Food!
While exploring any offbeat locations, getting decent food is what makes the experience wholesome. So when I visited a few cities in Himachal Pradesh a couple of months ago, I was looking to satiate my taste buds with different cuisines. One place that caught my attention was Kasol.

In general, places to eat in Kasol are all about Israeli Food, Cafes, Restaurants, Bakeries, and so much more!

Kasol has been known as the land of Cafes, Restaurants and Eateries spread all around. There is a new place to eat every 50-100 meters. Do not be amazed if you gain a few pounds after a relaxing trip, or go full-on trekking mode to kill some calories 😛

Anyway, after a good 4-day leisure trip to Kasol, I thought of coming up with a list of handpicked restaurants/cafes that are the best ones to try. Hence, mentioned below are the places to Eat in Kasol that I discovered. (One of them is my favorite and I had multiple meal experiences).

You can also read: Top 6 Places to Visit in Kufri Shimla

Here are the 5 Places to Eat in Kasol that you can explore and know all about it.

1.The Evergreen Café:

The Evergreen Café in Kasol
The Evergreen Café in Kasol

One of the oldest and the most famous Café in Kasol started in 1989. The Evergreen Café has interior as well as outside seating with an amazing mountain view. They also have WIFI and charging points making it ideal for people who wish to work from a café and chill.

They have multi-variety cuisines ranging from fast food, Israeli and Italian. Trust me, their Israeli food items are to die for. The portion size of every Israeli food item is huge so order accordingly. One portion size can serve 2 people. (P.S – Do ask for their special for the day. There are amazing items the chef displays as specials).

No Service Charge is being imposed and it’s quite a value for money Cafe, with the most amazing and delicious food. I have had almost 4+ meals here. In the evenings, they also keep a heater of coal next to each table and serve hot water to drink. (This was one of the little things that no other place was doing for the comfort of the travelers, but Evergreen did). Also, do expect some waiting time as the place is usually fully packed.

2. MoonDance Cafe & Bar:

MoonDance Cafe & Bar in Kasol
MoonDance Cafe & Bar in Kasol

This is a Café with amazing romantic vibes and has both interior and garden seating. At the night, the outside seating turns into a candle-light arena which makes it more beautiful. The service is a bit slow; they have amazing options for Italian, fast food and Israeli food. The restaurant is a bit expensive compared to the counterparts and they also charge a 10% Service Tax in addition to the Vat tax, which no other Café adds. You can visit here for a round of drinks and chill.

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3. Little Italy Café:

Little Italy Café in Kasol
Little Italy Café in Kasol

One of the decent places serving Italian food, Little Italy café is a fine-dine restaurant that’s perfect for drinks and food. The service and food were good. No service charge is imposed. We had Manchow Soup and Meat Sauce Pasta. The food was delicious and on point and the restaurant is a closed-door place but also has an outside view of the market area.

4. A-One German Bakery:

A-One German Bakery in Kasol
A-One German Bakery in Kasol

It’s a small Bakery located on the way to head for Chalal, little on the inside. The Bakery has good and fresh options to try. We had tried the rum chocolate balls and chocolate balls. Both were good, chocolate balls were better than the rum ones. On another occasion, we had a Nutella Croissant. It was decent but if you expect a good filling of Nutella like the kind you get in Rishikesh then you might be disappointed.

No tax, service charge or anything. You pay what you see on the items listed. 

5. Street Food:

Street Food in Kasol

Many places are offering hot delicious Street food. The best is the one which is located in the main market area and run by 2 sisters. The place is always crowded hence you can easily find them. You get chicken momos, Veg Momos, Paneer Momos, Maggie and Hot chocolate. They serve momos with coconut chutney and red hot sauce. It’s hot and tasty. I could not stop myself on one plate ever here. You get Chicken Momos for 40 INR for 6 pieces and 60 INR for Hot Chocolate.

Though there are many more options in Kasol, these were by far my best 5 Places to Eat in Kasol that stood out for me during my trip, so much so that I have almost visited them multiple times. Hope this list helps in your exploration when in Kasol. Don’t forget to comment on your favorite outlet if I missed out on adding them.

You can also read: 6 Places to Eat in Kolkata

Some frequently Asking Questions about Eateries in Kasol

Q1. Is Alcohol Available in Kasol?

Yes, very much, you can see some wine shops on the main market area from where you can buy your alcohol easily.

Q2. Do you get cigarettes in Kasol?

Yes, cigarette packs are easily available in almost all shops. The local shopping shops also host cigarettes so do not forget to ask them. If you’re looking for single or 2-3 cigarettes, then only 2 shops offer that in the main market area. Both are general-Kirana shops run by old men, so you can easily spot them.Is Hash and Weed easily available in Kasol?
Some restaurants and Cafes serve Hash Sheesha and Hash Hot Chocolate. So if you’re into it, just ask your hotel guy or any local for more information.

Q3. Is Vegetarian food easily available in Kasol?

Yes. Absolutely, if you’re a vegetarian it wouldn’t be a problem at all. They have some amazing Vegetarian options in Israeli food too. There are plenty of options one can choose from if opting for Vegetarian food, whether in Italian, fast food, Israeli cuisine etc.

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42 Comments Add yours

  1. Kasol is a picturesque place, have not been there, but heard a lot about it. Never knew about these wonderful cafes there. The range of food though is really very nice.

    1. Afreen Ansari says:

      The food is splendid for sure 🙂

    2. Afreen Ansari says:

      Its a heaven for Israeli food

    3. Afreen Ansari says:

      Indeed is

  2. Wow dude. I miss going to these places already. Let’s make a plan again?

    1. Afreen Ansari says:

      Done done done

    2. Afreen Ansari says:

      I am always ready

  3. Bedabrata Chakraborty says:

    I love articles that combine food and travel. Kasol has been on my to do list for very long. Whenever I make it I am going to refer to this very useful piece.

    1. Afreen Ansari says:

      That’s great to know

    2. Afreen Ansari says:

      Thank you so much

  4. Alpana Deo says:

    I have heard about Kasol. It is very scenic. And when you know that you will get good food then half of the tension is gone. Good to know that vegetarians also have a plenty of options.

    1. Afreen Ansari says:

      No tension for veg or non veg, just go for it

    2. Afreen Ansari says:

      Can totally understand

  5. Amrita says:

    A visit to Kasol is long due for us. Your list of cafes and places to eat is definitely a reason to travel to Kasol soon (of course apart from its natural beauty). Street food are always something that I love at any place and would definitely try them out at Kasol.

    1. Afreen Ansari says:

      Yes yes, they do have street food, nothing that peculiar though, more of momos, maggie, hot milk etc

  6. Harjeet Kaur says:

    I really loved the description and the names of the cafes. This post is bookmarked. I will surely be taking your food suggestions. Tha k you 🙂

    1. Afreen Ansari says:


  7. Neha Sharma says:

    Oh, what a timely post. We are planning a trip to Kasol this month end. This list of cafes will come really handy. I have already heard so much about The Evergreen Cafe and that has made my excitement level go up, can’t wait to explore Kasol and all these amazing food joints. Thanks for the recos.

    1. Afreen Ansari says:

      Anytime, be prepared to experience some waiting time at Evergreen, if going at meal times

  8. I had read many posts recently about kasol and it has made me curious to visit this place when I come India. thanks for sharing these amazing cafe list with us. will keep these in mind, if get a chance to visit in future.

    1. Afreen Ansari says:

      Hope you do soon

  9. Swati Mathur says:

    Wow.. Such great suggestions. Whenever we travel to a new place getting good food is always a challenge but your post has solved that problem. Would love to visit Kasol….many places including kasol is in my bucket list just waiting for my gal’s 12th to get over.

    1. Afreen Ansari says:

      It would definitely be worth the wait

  10. Cindy Dsilva says:

    I love bread and many items associated with bread. So from the above list, i think i Love the German bakery the best. Will pin this for my Himachal trip whenever that may be.

    1. Afreen Ansari says:


  11. Shilpa Garg says:

    My son has studied in Shimla for 7 years. We had made plans to visit this lil hamlet many times during his breaks but somehow it never materialized. Looking at the eateries in your post , made me realize that we should have gone there…. hopefully someday …. soon!

    1. Afreen Ansari says:

      Insha allah the time would come

  12. MeenalSonal says:

    Visiting a place and having local food is the real joy of travelling. The list includes from brunch to dinner options. I am big fan of Momos, would like to visit place for that.

  13. Roma says:

    You made me drool buddy, I will surely consider Karol for my next holiday in Himachal. Will love to give these restaurants a shot

    1. Afreen Ansari says:

      Great to know

  14. Arnav Mathur says:

    Its been ages that i visited Kasol honestly. I do remember visiting Evergreen and a few other Cafes, but so many amazing ones have opened up off lately. You should definitely also be adding Offlimits Kasol to the list for being the first cafe in India to dish out Hemp infused delicacies.

    1. Afreen Ansari says:

      Wowww that’s great to know, but unfortunately I didn’t explore the same. There is always for the next time.

  15. Jyoti says:

    I have never been to kasol . Would definitely visit to these cafes whenever I plan to visit . Saving this post for my future reference .

    1. Afreen Ansari says:

      Thank you

  16. Yogita Joshi says:

    Wow I came across this post right on time… For summer vacations, we are planning a trip to Kasol. I m saving this post for references

    1. Afreen Ansari says:

      Sounds great

  17. I am planning for a solo trip to Himachal soon, and this will be the best guide for me to satiate my taste-buds when in Kasol.

    1. Afreen Ansari says:

      Totally, it would

  18. I had a very impromptu trip to kasol a year back. Didn’t explore much, really would like to visit the place again and love to explore the food joints .

    1. Afreen Ansari says:

      That would be awesome

  19. Outset Books says:

    Each dish looks amazing. I can’t wait to try them next time I visit Kasol i am a big time foodie and love to try different cuisines.

    1. Afreen Ansari says:

      Isreali food will be the best in your list, do try soon

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