Best VR Cooking Games: Top 10 Titles To Try Now

Are you looking for a game where you can use your VR headset and improve your cooking skills at the same time? Well, the good news is that there are plenty of VR cooking games currently available, both arcade and simulator types.

More and more games now support VR headsets, the majority being simulators of some extreme activity, sports, racing cars, or activities that need you to make a wide range of physical movements like dancing. However some gamers prefer more everyday, mundane experiences. They can still be as entertaining, especially when enjoyed in virtual reality.

Many of the games developed for VR headsets are slowly finding ways to bring new mechanics to different genres. Among them is the theme of cooking and restaurants. One of the features that make them even more attractive is the multiplayer section, making it an experience that you'll definitely want to enjoy together with your friends and family.

Best VR Cooking Games

Let's hope you've had a bite before reading on.


1. Clash of Chefs VR

The number one title on our list of best VR cooking games is Clash of Chefs, a game developed by Flat Hill Games. In this VR cooking simulator, you can become an American, Italian, Japanese, or Mexican restaurant chef who will make sure their customers are properly fed.

In the single-player mode, you will have to attend to the orders of your patrons in an impeccable way, letting you advance to the next level. There are more than 80 levels across 4 different restaurants, each one dedicated to a different type of cuisine. The recipes are inspired by famous dishes from these varied cuisines and you will make them with all the ingredients available on the game.

The most exciting part of this VR cooking simulator is the online multiplayer mode. This game mode pits you against another chef, who will compete to serve their customers quickly and efficiently. And yes, if you hit a losing streak, you can throw the dishes at your opponent, this is amazing because this game can turn quickly into a food battle royale.

2. Horror Bar

This cooking game VR brought to you by Play Spirit Limited takes you to a restaurant where your skills will take you through 30 levels, each more difficult than the previous one, so you will have to improve your times and techniques until you become an exceptional chef to be able to defeat each level of this game. With fun mechanics and multiplayer mode, this VR cooking game has cartoon-style graphics, so if your team has few technical specifications, you can still enjoy it. It gives you hours of entertaining single-player mode and a lot of fun in its multiplayer mode.

The PvP is a great good choice if you want to compete with your friends to see which one comes out on top.

This game has regular updates and is waiting for new restaurants. It’s still in development, so we can categorize it as an early access game. This has the promise of further enhancing its style, and gameplay and the fact that it already has multiplayer at this stage means it can become more competitive and fun, adding more content that you can enjoy on your VR headset.

3. The Cooking Game VR

This cooking game VR brought to you by Play Spirit Limited takes you to a restaurant where your skills will take you through 30 levels, each more difficult than the previous one, so you will have to improve your times and techniques until you become an exceptional chef to be able to defeat each level of this game.

With fun mechanics and multiplayer mode, this VR cooking game has cartoon-style graphics, so if your team has few technical specifications, you can still enjoy it. It gives you hours of entertaining single-player mode and a lot of fun in its multiplayer mode.

The PvP is a great good choice if you want to compete with your friends to see which one comes out on top.

This game has regular updates and is waiting for new restaurants. It’s still in development, so we can categorize it as an early access game. This has the promise of further enhancing its style, and gameplay and the fact that it already has multiplayer at this stage means it can become more competitive and fun, adding more content that you can enjoy on your VR headset.

4. Startenders

Yogscast LTD presents this sci-fi-themed VR game where you are a robotic bartender. This variant of VR cooking games takes you to a bar counter, in the case of Startenders, a bar in space, where you serve cocktails to various alien races wanting refreshing beverages. You can even customize your spaceship in which you will explore the galaxy meeting new races and their tastes in cocktails.

The way the cocktails are made is fun and has a wide variety of tools that you will have to learn to handle. Each one of the drinks has a unique style and sound effects that keep you focused and can help you have a way to help you overcome all the tests that this game puts in front of you.

It only has a single-player mode, and if it had a multiplayer mode, it would be several places higher. Its gameplay is quite fun and colorful, its main strong point is created, both in the amount and type of ingredients and in the different types of customers.

5. Planet Pizza

Continuing with the sci-fi and space theme, Planet Pizza is a very simple, single-player cooking game developed by Refresh Studios. In it, as in many previous ones, you will serve your customers by delivering drinks and pizzas. Taking another point of view to VR cooking games, Planet Pizza also adds the difficulty of having to deliver the pizza within a time limit. If you take more time than required you will lose (obviously) and your customers will start to get annoyed.

Also, the game is free to play, so you can give it a try.

The universe needs pizzas and while you sail in your spaceship you will try to deliver the food to them before they get furious. So what are you waiting for? The universe depends on you! Get to your spaceship, and start making some pizzas!

6. Counter Fight ICHIRAN

Taking a more traditional and focused spin on Tricol's Counter Fight, ICHIRAN focuses on letting you recreate authentic food from Japan. In this single-player game, you are the chef of a restaurant where you must learn to prepare the different varieties of ramen. The visual section is focused on representing Japanese cuisine faithfully. In addition to having music that creates a unique immersion and atmosphere in this VR game.

If you enjoy a simple system and an experience closer to the simulation and traditional Japanese music, Counter Fight ICHIRAN is an excellent option. The environment is nice, and the sounds are good but the soundtrack is the best here, giving it a genuine Japanese touch that others can’t match. The entire design exudes that aura of traditionalism that fans of Japanese culture will appreciate.

7. Lost Recipes

In this peculiar game, we take on the role of a ghost chef. That's right, Lost Recipes takes you on a cooking adventure that takes place in the past. This VR cooking game focuses on serving your ghost clientele with recipes from various eras and various parts of the world. From recipes from ancient Greece, the Song Dynasty in China, to the Mayan cuisine of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico.

The theme of being a ghost chef to be able to combine these different cuisines leaves a lot of room to add new cuisines and dishes to the game. And the best thing is that this type of kitchen can be found throughout history. A great idea and a unique and fun presentation.

The style that Schell Games imbued in this VR cooking game is artistic level, and although it only has the single-player mode, the experience is quite satisfying. Not only do the dishes and ingredients keep changing, but also the design of the kitchen adapts everything so that you feel in a truly traditional environment and according to each of the cultures represented in this game.

8. GameBoom VR

In the GameBoom VR cooking simulator, the goal is to become the ultimate chef. In this kitchen simulation game, seeking to have a refined and realistic workspace, a kitchen equipped with all kinds of utensils and appliances. In this game, you can unlock and master more than 80 recipes using a dozen real ingredients. With them, you will be able to cook a large number of incredible dishes, all looking for the best simulation experience with real physics, textures, and challenges.

Every detail of this game is developed to be able to give a complete virtual reality experience, in addition to trying to take into account the different situations, even dangerous ones, that you could go through being in a real kitchen. If you are a fan of games that feature more realistic mechanics, this is the game for you.

9. Cook-Out: A Sandwich Tale

A fantastic story that takes place in a cook's cabin in the forest inside a fairy tale. A completely fantastic cooking multiplayer VR game from Resolution Games. Without a doubt, its multiplayer mode is the most interesting and fun part of this cooking game. A mysterious adventure in which up to four players can participate, with challenges in which they must work as a team so that they can complete the orders of a varied number of enchanted creatures.

Little by little, each level adds more difficulty in preparing delicious meals, in addition to the need to get rid of problematic customers who keep parts of the recipes or those who steal ingredients.

This cooperative experience allows for experience and adventure, but casual players will be able to play with AI partners, always having a team at hand.

10. Rags to Dishes

In Rags to Dishes, you have the opportunity to travel back to medieval times and serve dishes to hungry villagers. This VR cooking game features a single-player adventure in medieval times, starting as a cook for peasants with the opportunity to become the royal court chef and be the best chef in the kingdom. Recipes change at different stages of the game, depending on who you're cooking for, and upgrades can be acquired along the way to help you earn more monstrosities.

Bottom Line

The cooking simulator VR is a genre that is gradually increasing its number of followers. Being a genre that allows casual play, many of those who prefer it use it to have a fun time alone or with their friends. Little by little, the variety of their themes introduces new mechanics, game modes, and differences between dishes, creating unique experiences in their way of telling stories or generating a comfortable or realistic setting.

At the end of the day, you can choose which of these games you're willing to give a try with your VR headset.

Either alone or with the help of your friends, you can become the best chef in the world. Well, at least in the virtual world.

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