Food The Best Italian Foods  

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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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199 52
Lasagne is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Italian Foods

2
143 33
Pizza Margherita is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Italian Foods

3
117 41
Calzone is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Italian Foods

4
107 36
Bruschetta is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Italian Foods

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100 32
Tiramisu is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Italian Foods

6
136 53
Garlic bread is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Italian Foods

7
95 30
Cheese Ravioli is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Italian Foods
Cheese Ravioli

8
110 39
Carbonara is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Italian Foods

9
98 33
Tortellini is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Italian Foods

10
94 32
Gnocchi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Italian Foods

11
99 35
Meatball is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Italian Foods

12
92 34
Ziti is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Italian Foods

13
124 54
Meatballs and Spaghetti is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Italian Foods

14
78 26
Pizza Marinara is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Italian Foods
Pizza Marinara

15
97 40
Fettuccine alfredo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Italian Foods

16
82 31
Cannoli is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Italian Foods

17
71 28
Prosciutto is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Italian Foods

18
63 29
Mushroom Risotto is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Italian Foods
Mushroom Risotto

19
55 28
Spaghetti alla puttanesca is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Italian Foods

20
50 25
Rigatoni con la Pajata is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Italian Foods

21
30 11
Seafood Linguine is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Italian Foods
Jay Betsworth added Seafood Linguine

22
44 24
Agnolotti is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Italian Foods

23
29 12
Eggplant parmesan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Italian Foods
smed1964 added

24
47 28
Soppressata is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Italian Foods
Soppressata

25
38 22
Cannelloni is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Italian Foods