food/drink The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked  

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List of the best party foods, as ranked by food lovers and party enthusiasts. If you want to ensure that your party is a success,decorations and entertainment aren’t the only thing you need to worry about. No party is truly complete without a great spread of food. Without party food, your guests will be hungry, uncomfortable, and looking for the nearest exit. If you choose the wrong kind of food, such as anything too big or too messy, you could end up with stains everywhere. Depending on what sort of party you’re throwing, you want to make sure your party food fits within the theme and compliments the drinks.

 

Whether you’re throwing an office Christmas party or inviting your closest friends over to watch the Super Bowl, the sort of food spread you have is pivotal to the party’s success. The food should be filling and diverse but easy to munch on. You also want to have enough food to satisfy people of all dietary restrictions, from vegetarians to the lactose intolerant.

 

What are the best foods for your party? This list features foods of all sorts, from chocolate covered strawberries for more sophisticated affairs to bowls of pretzels to raise the appetite for a nice cold beer. If your favorite party foods aren't on this list of foods to serve at parties, make sure to add them.

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Pizza is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Potato chip is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Chicken Wings is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Chocolate brownie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Salsa is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Chocolate chip cookie is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Meat & Cheese Platter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked
Meat & Cheese Platter

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Cupcake is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Pigs in blankets is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Guacamole is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Hamburger is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Potato skins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Pizza Bites is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked
Pizza Bites

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Garlic bread is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Finger Sandwiches is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked
Finger Sandwiches

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Cake is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Pretzel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Seven layer dip is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Onion Dip is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked
Onion Dip

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Hot dog is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Hummus is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Stuffed Mushrooms is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Deviled egg is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Spinach and Artichoke Dip is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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chocolate covered strawberries is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Fondue is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Cashew is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Pistachios is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Meatball is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Prawn cocktail is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Egg roll is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Bean Dip is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked
Bean Dip

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Pita is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Empanada is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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All Natural Chips is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Little Smokies is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked
Little Smokies

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Salad is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Pierogi is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Pizza Bagel is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked
Pizza Bagel

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Carrot is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Parmesan Straws is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked
Parmesan Straws

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Sushi is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Brie is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Mixed nuts is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Nuts is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Peanut is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Trail mix is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Shrimp is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Yogurt is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked

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Edamame is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Very Best Foods to Have at a Party, Ranked