20 Best Food Cities in the US

We’ve eaten our way around America from sea to shining sea. Discover our picks for the 20 best food cities in the US and see if your city made the cut.

When it comes to food, some American cities stand above the rest. These cities tend to have mature food cultures as opposed to being famous for just one special dish.

They also offer diverse great casual and upscale dining as well as great tasting food.

New Orleans


New Orleans has all the makings for a rocking party – amazing food, festive music and flowing cocktails.


It’s a city that sets the bar for modern southern cuisine at neighborhood markets, casual eateries, and upscale restaurants.


New York City

New York City isn’t just one of the best food cities in America. It’s also a culinary melting pot with food available from every corner of the world and at all prices.



The Houston restaurant took as straight to Hue with Central Vietnamese dishes like Banh Beo dumplings and Cơm Hến, a melange of baby clams, roasted peanuts and sesame seeds over rice.


San Francisco

San Francisco is easy to love. The hilly city has epic views on every corner and buzzes with electric energy at all hours of the day and night.


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