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The Countries with the Best Food

Updated June 11, 2019 361.4k votes 42.5k voters 372.4k views195 items

List of Countries with the Best Food ranked from best to worst. There are many contenders for the title of “country with the best food,” but how will we decide which one is best. With so many delicious cuisines in the world, we need the help of Ranker voters to determine which nation has the finest fare. Vote on this list of the countries with the best food and we will see which nation lands in the top spot.

Let's take a look at some of the nations that are known for food. Chinese food is popular all over the world and when done right, it can't be beat. Then there is Italy, known for fresh pasta and delectable sauces, maybe they should be crowned the king of cuisine.

When it comes to cooking, anyone who has ever heard of Julia Child knows that the French know their way around the kitchen. For croissants alone, France must be in the running for the country with the best food. Mexican food is also a favorite around the world for its use of simple, fresh ingredients with bold flavors and tons of toppings.

Which country will end up on top? That's up to you. Vote on this list of the countries with the best food and join the discussion in the comments section. Let's dish!
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    Italy

    Rome

    Pizza, pasta, gelato, mozarella, wine, tiramisu, ciabatta, lasagna, risotto, cacciatore, salame

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  • 2
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    Mexico

    Mexico City

    Tacos, carnitas, pozole, chilaquile, flauta, chicharron, enchilada, mole, sopes, quesadilla, huevos rancheros, carne asada, barbacoa, guacamole, menudo, churro, flan, tequila

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  • 3
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    Turkey

    Ankara

    Dolma, simit, doner, menemen, tuzlama, borek, pilaf, bulgur, meze, kebab, raki

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    Greece

    Athens

    Pita, lamb, gyros, spanakopita, Greek salad, tzatziki, moussaka, souvlaki, baklava, feta, ouzo, dolmades

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    Peru

    Lima

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    Argentina

    Buenos Aires

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  • 7
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    Brazil

    Brasília

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  • 8
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    Bosnia-Herzegovina

    Sarajevo
  • 10
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    Catalonia

    Barcelona
  • 11
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  • 12
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    Spain

    Madrid

    Paella, tapas, gazpacho, croquetas, chicharron, escabeche, empanada, churro, flan, manchego, chorizo

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  • 13
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    1,295

    Hungary

    Budapest

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  • 14
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    452

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  • 15
    154
    80

    Jamaica

    Kingston

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  • 16
    367
    174

    Kingdom of Naples

    Naples
  • 17
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    530

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  • 18
    816
    615

    Nigeria

    Abuja

     
     

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    711

    Georgia

    Tbilisi

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  • 20
    169
    93

    Jordan

    Amman

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  • 21
    624
    425

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  • 22
    186
    91
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    134

    KENYA

    Nairobi

    MOMBASA ,COAST

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    162
    75

    Lanzarote

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    106

    Montenegro

    Podgorica

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