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The Best Italian Foods 

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Updated June 14, 2019 6.8k votes 787 voters 16.8k views 44 items

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List of the best Italian food, as ranked by Italians, professional chefs, and food lovers. Italy is the birth place of some of the most amazing foods and dishes on the planet. Each element of delicious Italian food, from the flavorful sauces to the way they cook the meat, is unique to the culture and always delicious. Everything from Italian antipastos to desserts is a tasty treat for any food lover. Whether you’re a fan of Americanized Italian food from Olive Garden or authentic home cooked meals, the Italian foods on this list are among the best food in the world and always worth eating.

What is your favorite Italian food? Fans of soup are sure to love minestrone and pasta e fagoli, while dessert lovers can enjoy tiramisu or a cannoli. A lot of Italian food is full of carbs, making it the perfect comfort food. Italian food is also known for being filled with all sorts of flavors. From tomatoes to creams to fruits, you'll find all sorts of palate pleasers among the top Italian foods.

List of the greatest Italian foods is filled with the best food to ever come out of Italy including soups, appetizers, pasta dishes, meat dishes, and desserts. No matter what type of food you enjoy, these dining options are sure to be among the best you’ve ever had. If your favorite Italian meals and dishes aren't on the greatest foods from Italy list, make sure to add them.

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Lasagne is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Italian Foods
Lasagne
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Pizza Margherita is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Italian Foods
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Garlic bread is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Italian Foods
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Calzone is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Italian Foods
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Meatball is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Italian Foods
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Cheese Ravioli is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Italian Foods
Cheese Ravioli
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Gnocchi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Italian Foods
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Carbonara is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Italian Foods
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Bruschetta is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Italian Foods
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Meatballs and Spaghetti ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Italian Foods
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Tiramisu is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Italian Foods
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Tortellini is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Italian Foods
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Cannoli is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Italian Foods
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Ziti is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Italian Foods
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Fettuccine alfredo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Italian Foods
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Pizza Marinara is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Italian Foods
Pizza Marinara
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Prosciutto is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Italian Foods
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Mushroom Risotto is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Italian Foods
Mushroom Risotto
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Seafood Linguine is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Italian Foods
Jay Betsworth added Seafood Linguine
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Cannelloni is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Italian Foods
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Arancini is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Italian Foods
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Spaghetti alla puttanesc... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Italian Foods
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Agnolotti is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Italian Foods
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Rigatoni con la Pajata ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Italian Foods
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Stracciatella is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Italian Foods