11 Best Food Cities in Italy

When it comes to food and travel, Italy is far from a hidden gem.

Not only is Italian food popular around the world, but traveling to Italy is a bucket list item that takes many, if not most, travelers to Italy’s three famous cities – Rome, Florence, and Venice.

Discover 11 tasty cities in Italy and our favorite things to eat in each city. These are the cities to visit if you’re looking for the best food in Italy.



The city is a veritable treasure trove of tasty treats ranging from fried snacks to pasta made with ingredients like tomatoes grown in volcanic soil.


Is the capital of Emilia-Romagna, a region that proudly produces Italy’s most famous products including Parmigiano-Reggiano, Balsamic Vinegar of Modena, and Prosciutto di Parma.



The city is the home of porchetta, flavorful rolled and roasted pork that’s served both in sandwiches and on its own.



This is the city where Franco Pepe serves what many consider to be the best pizza in the world at his restaurant Pepe in Grani.



A happy place for meat lovers who can gorge on a range of roasted meats in Bollito Misto restaurants.