The typical cuisine of Calpe is primarily based on the delicious fish of its bay (monkfish, mackerel, octopus, sardines...).

Llauna de Calp and arròs del senyoret are the town’s two traditional dishes, followed by putxero de polp, paella, arròs amb fessols i naps, arròs amb bledes, and arròs al forn, which you'll find on many restaurant menus. Don't forget to try the traditional cocas, sweet and savory pastries which are baked daily, as well as delicious homemade sweets.

Calpe is also a multicultural town, which is proven by the assortment of restaurants that offer international dishes from German, American, Austrian, Belgian, Asian, Greek, Indian, English, Italian, and Swiss cuisines, among others.