There are a large number of eateries and specialty restaurants located in the Franz Josef Township catering to around 250,000 visitors a year. As the town is mostly frequented by adventure enthusiasts and hikers it has a number of options for self-service food, specially packed lunches and easy eats. It also has a number of eating joints offering locally brewed beer and wine for a complete authentic experience. Apart from that there are a fair number of coffee shops and intimate family style restaurants including one which offers Indian cuisine. Some of the restaurants highlighted by travellers include ‘Aviators Cafe and Catering’ for self service food, ‘Blue Ice Restaurant and Bar’ for its quality New Zealand food and ‘Priya Indian Restaurant’ for spicy Indian cuisine.