Tinos is rich in local products and its local cuisine is quite different from the other Cycladic Islands. It is worth to try the custard-filled pastry called galaktomboureko, the homemade pasta with tomato and basil, the local sun-dried tomatoes, the local cheese called tiniako, the local capers, generously used in salads and in various dishes, the meat products such as louza, siglino, wild rabbit, pigeon cooked in tomato sauce and sausages.
Another tasty specialty of Tinos is dishes with artichokes for the island produces a lot of them, of a high quality, especially in the area of Kato Meri. Some of these delicious original dishes are artichoke omelet, artichoke salad, artichoke with liver and rice, artichoke with pasta, artichoke and rabbit and much more. Worth trying are also the delicious local sweets. The excellent thyme honey is a must. The local tsipouro and ouzo, as well as the local wine, are also great.