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List of the best French food, as ranked by professional chefs, natives of France, and food enthusiasts. When people think of France, monuments like the Eiffel Tower and French art museums may come to mind, but no part of French culture is more rewarding and memorable than their food. The food in France is a fragile mix between rich and complicated, sometimes taking scientific-like steps to make, making it all the more satisfying to eat.  Ingredients often include bread, eggs, and cheese, mixed a way so unique that each ingredient tastes like never before.That’s one of the beauties of French cuisine: it’s always a special experience to try.

 

The French foods on this list of top foods from France include dishes that you can find on menus all over the world, regardless of ethnicity, like quiche and crème brulee. Meanwhile, other dishes are very exclusive to French restaurants, such as escargots and quenelle.

 

What are your favorite French foods? Whether you’re a fan of sweet French desserts like macaroons and pain au chocolate or singular eating experiences like sharing a pot of fondue, French food has a special place in the heart of food lovers across the globe. If you don't see your favorite foods from France on the list of greatest French foods, make sure to add them.

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Croissant is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best French Foods

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Baguette is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best French Foods

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Crème Brûlée is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best French Foods

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Crepe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best French Foods

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Beef bourguignon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best French Foods
Beef bourguignon https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beef_bourguignon --- Beef bourguignon  or bœuf bourguignon, also called beef Burgundy, and bœuf à la Bourguignonne, is a well-known, traditional French ...

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Pain au chocolat is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best French Foods

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Fondue is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best French Foods

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Eclair is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best French Foods

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Madeleine is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best French Foods

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French fries is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best French Foods

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Quiche is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best French Foods

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Macaroon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best French Foods

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Napoleon Cake is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best French Foods
Napoleon Cake

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Macaron is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best French Foods
Macaron

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Gratin dauphinois is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best French Foods

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Tarte Tatin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best French Foods

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Ratatouille is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best French Foods

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Coq au vin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best French Foods

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Clafoutis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best French Foods
Clafoutis

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Fougasse is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best French Foods

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Tartifiette is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best French Foods
Tartifiette

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Tourte is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best French Foods

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Aligot is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best French Foods

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Choucroute garnie is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best French Foods

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Cassoulet is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best French Foods

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Escargot is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best French Foods

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Kouglof is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best French Foods
Kouglof

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Far Breton is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best French Foods

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Bouillabaisse is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best French Foods

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Pain Aux Raisins is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best French Foods
Pain Aux Raisins https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pain_aux_raisins --- Pain aux raisins. is a breakfast food often eaten in France that is directly translated to raisin bread. It is also known as an 'escargot' in Australia. Pain aux ...

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Opera Cake is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best French Foods
Opera Cake https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opera_cake --- Opera cake is a French type of cake. It is made with layers of almond sponge cake  soaked in coffeesyrup, layered with ganache and ...

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Flamiche is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best French Foods

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Kouign Amann is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best French Foods
Kouign Amann

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Matelote is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best French Foods

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Rillettes is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best French Foods

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Crêpe is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best French Foods

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Truffade is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best French Foods

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Escabeche is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best French Foods

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Kig ha farz mambo is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best French Foods

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Baeckeoffe is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best French Foods

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Quenelle is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best French Foods

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Andouillette is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best French Foods

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Potjevleesch is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best French Foods
Potjevleesch

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Terrinee is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best French Foods
Terrinee

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Vendean Brioche is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best French Foods
Vendean Brioche

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Waterzooi is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best French Foods
Waterzooi

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Trinxat is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best French Foods
Trinxat

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Farinata is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best French Foods