Pulau Tioman offers an eclectic range of local and international cuisine that reflects its tourist demographics. Local food that encompass rice, noodle and bread dishes are the most popular choice of cuisine on the island, while also being the cheapest. At higher-end resorts and hotels, more exotic offerings such as steamboat, continental and Japanese cusine becomes available.
The majority of restaurants compose hawker stalls in food courts and budget hotels, some which display fresh seafood for instant grilling that are then served with gravy for dinner. Some hotels also offer full board packages that typically feature a barbeque dinner with chicken wings and seafood for a night.