5 Indian Cities Make It To The 100 Best Food Cities In The World List; And No 1 Is…

Five Indian cities make it to the list of the best food cities in the world.

by Tooba Shaikh
5 Indian Cities Make It To The 100 Best Food Cities In The World List; And No 1 Is…

One of the best ways to explore a new place is through their street food. There’s no end to the variety of street food that is available across the globe. You need an entire lifetime to even scratch the surface of the variety of street food each city in the world offers. Effectively ranking such cities is virtually impossible but TasteAtlas has, nevertheless, made an attempt to do just that. Five Indian cities make it to the list of the best food cities in the world.

Five Indian Cities Make It To The List


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TasteAtlas recently released a list of the top 100 best food cities in the world. Rome bagged the crown, ranking at the top of the list. While no Indian cities made it to the top ten, there were a total of five in the overall ranking. The list proved to be somewhat controversial as many ended up vehemently disagreeing with the rankings.

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Mumbai was the Indian city that ranked the highest on the list. It bagged the 35th spot. After that came Hyderabad which bagged the 39th spot. These were the only two Indian cities in the Top 50 list. However, the rest of the ranking contained three more Indian cities. They are New Delhi, which ranked 56, Chennai, which ranked 65 and Lucknow which ranked 92.

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Top 100 Best Food Cities In The World As Per TasteAtlas

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Following is the complete list of the top 100 best food cities in the world.

  1. Rome, Italy
  2. Bologna, Italy
  3. Naples, Italy
  4. Vienna, Austria
  5. Tokyo, Japan
  6. Osaka, Japan
  7. Hong Kong
  8. Turin, Italy
  9. Gaziantep, Turkey
  10. Bandung, Indonesia
  11. Jakarta, Indonesia
  12. Guadalajara, Mexico
  13. Beijing, China
  14. Buenos Aires, Argentina
  15. Paris, France
  16. Surabaya, Indonesia
  17. Tbilisi, Georgia
  18. Bangkok, Thailand
  19. Heraklion, Greece
  20. Lima, Peru
  21. Athens, Greece
  22. Thessaloniki, Greece
  23. Macau
  24. Florence, Italy
  25. Sapporo, Japan
  26. Chania City, Greece
  27. Singapore
  28. Hue, Vietnam
  29. Santiago, Chile
  30. Madrid, Spain
  31. Sao Paulo, Brazil
  32. Bogota, Colombia
  33. Seoul, South Korea
  34. New York City, US
  35. Mumbai, India
  36. Istanbul, Turkey
  37. Kyoto, Japan
  38. Cancun, Mexico
  39. Hyderabad, India
  40. Beirut, Lebanon
  41. Mexico City, Mexico
  42. Padang, Indonesia
  43. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  44. Brussels, Germany
  45. Moscow, Russia
  46. Porto, Portugal
  47. Nice, France
  48. Milan, Itay
  49. Malang, Indonesia
  50. Prague, Czech Republic
  51. Merida, Mexico
  52. Tehran, Iran
  53. New Orleans, US
  54. Lisbon, Portugal
  55. Recife, Brazil
  56. New Delhi, India
  57. Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  58. Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  59. Venice, Italy
  60. Chengdu, China
  61. Budapest, Hungary
  62. Chiang Mai, China
  63. Stockholm, Sweden
  64. Ankara, Turkey
  65. Chennai, India
  66. Salvador, Brazil
  67. Seminyak, Indonesia
  68. La Morra, Italy
  69. Koszwice, Poland
  70. Mesongi, Greece
  71. Shanghai, China
  72. Washington DC, US
  73. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 
  74. Catania, Italy
  75. Chiclayo, Peru
  76. Arequipa, Peru
  77. Fukuoka, Japan
  78. Philadelphia, US
  79. Sorrento, Italy
  80. Goreme, Turkey
  81. Baku, Azerbaijan
  82. Trieste, Italy
  83. Batumi, Georgia
  84. Belo Horizonte, Brazil
  85. Pueblo de Zaragoza
  86. Ubud, Indonesia
  87. Gdansk, Poland
  88. Sofia, Bulgaria
  89. Wroclaw, Poland
  90. Austin, US
  91. Izmir, Turkey
  92. Lucknow, India
  93. Boston, US
  94. Barcelona, Spain
  95. Zurich, Switzerland
  96. Tulum, Mexico
  97. Poznan, Poland
  98. San Francisco, US
  99. Geneva, Switzerland
  100. Makati, Philippines

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Do you agree with this list? What do you think is the best food city in the world? How is the food scene in the region that you live in? Let us know in the comments section below!

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