Dream Destinations The Countries with the Best Food  

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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!
list ordered by

1
9,886 5,894
Italy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
Rome

2
6,484 6,283
France is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
Paris

3
5,625 4,353
Spain is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
Madrid

4
6,863 6,281
India is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
New Delhi

5
5,037 3,608
Greece is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
Athens

6
6,810 4,408
Mexico is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
Mexico City

7
5,053 5,922
Japan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
Tokyo

8
4,400 4,121
Germany is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
Berlin

9
3,849 4,923
China is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
Beijing

10
3,306 3,648
Thailand is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
Bangkok

11
3,627 2,486
Turkey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
Ankara

12
3,362 3,225
Lebanon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
Beirut

13
2,808 3,813
Vietnam is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
Hanoi

14
2,257 2,094
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
beatrizm added Lisbon

15
3,122 3,069
Russia is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
Moscow

16
5,088 7,668
United States of America is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
Washington, D.C.

17
2,219 1,566
Peru is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
Lima

18
2,146 1,507
Brazil is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
Brasília

19
1,747 1,046
Argentina is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
Marcos Zaballa added Buenos Aires

20
2,168 1,585
Hong Kong is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
SnowyCae added

21
1,521 987
Chile is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
PabloRatachu added Santiago

22
1,546 936
Hungary is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
Budapest

23
2,171 2,289
Scotland is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
Edinburgh

24
2,235 2,441
United Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Countries with the Best Food

25
1,671 1,795
Morocco is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
clash1977 added Rabat

26
1,602 986
Ukraine is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
slaft added Kiev

27
1,647 1,503
England is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
London

28
1,576 1,602
Wales is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
bjornh added Cardiff

29
1,762 1,286
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Countries with the Best Food

30
2,092 1,489
Israel is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
Jerusalem

31
1,589 2,303
Iran is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
halawani added Tehran

32
1,345 879
Slovakia is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
lalispeter added Bratislava

33
2,302 3,904
South Korea is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
Seoul

34
1,046 1,079
Malaysia is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
Kuala Lumpur

35
1,100 1,159
Cuba is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
Havana

36
1,541 1,830
Philippines is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
Manila

37
1,131 1,599
Austria is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
Vienna

38
1,592 2,791
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
City of Brussels

39
1,108 761
Serbia is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
DavidKhezri added Belgrade

40
722 873
Colombia is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
afpabon added Bogotá

41
1,187 1,358
Singapore is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
Singapore

42
973 1,530
Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Countries with the Best Food

43
840 1,091
Indonesia is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
Jakarta

44
1,384 2,006
Guadeloupe is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
GregBang added Basse-Terre

45
822 1,395
Laos is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
Vientiane

46
792 1,426
Cambodia is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
Phnom Penh

47
683 1,016
Nepal is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
SMASH1 added Kathmandu

48
1,374 2,802
Canada is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
Ottawa

49
636 1,045
Sri Lanka is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte

50
703 935
South Africa is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Countries with the Best Food
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