Popular Amercan food on a table

America is one of the great countries for food lovers. There’s so much diversity and each State has its favorite dish. Some were invented locally, others make use of mouth-watering local ingredients.

We’ve created an interactive map to help highlight some of the best food in every corner of the United States. Now it’s time to plan that road trip, using food as your guide!

Use the interactive map to find your State’s food



List of most popular food in each U.S. State

  • Alaska: Halibut Bisque
  • Alabama: Fried Chicken
  • Arkansas: Deep Fried Turkey
  • Arizona: Guacamole
  • California: Baja Fish Tacos
  • Colorado: Green Chili
  • Connecticut: New England Clam Pie
  • District of Columbia: Chesapeake oysters
  • Delaware: Roast Chicken
  • Florida: Fried Alligator Bites
  • Georgia: Peach Cobbler
  • Hawaii: Spam Musabi
  • Iowa: Fresh Egg Noodles
  • Idaho: Onion Rings
  • Illinois: Italian Beef Sandwich
  • Indiana: Sticky Date Pudding
  • Kansas: Brisket Sandwich
  • Kentucky: Kentucky Burgers
  • Louisiana: Crawfish Broil
  • Massachusetts: New England Clam Chowder
  • Maryland: Smith Island Cake
  • Maine: Lobster Rolls
  • Michigan: Coney Island Hot Dog
  • Minnesota: Walleye
  • Missouri: Burnt End Chili
  • Mississippi: Spicy Fried Catfish
  • Montana: Steak
  • North Carolina: Cheese Grits
  • North Dakota: Hot Beef Sandwich
  • Nebraska: Popcorn Balls
  • New Hampshire: Maple Custard
  • New Jersey: Blueberry Pie
  • New Mexico: Blue Corn Pancakes
  • Nevada: Tortilla Soup
  • New York: Cheese Cake
  • Ohio: Buckeye Candy
  • Oklahoma: Corn Dogs
  • Oregon: Dungeness Crab
  • Pennsylvania: Philly Cheesesteak
  • Rhode Island: Clam Cakes
  • South Carolina: Shrimp Grits
  • South Dakota: Sunchoke Soup
  • Tennessee: Memphis BBQ Pork Ribs
  • Texas: Fajita
  • Utah: Seven Layer Salad
  • Virginia: Crab Imperial
  • Vermont: Hermit Cookies
  • Washington: Razor Clam Chowder
  • Wisconsin: Beer Cheese Soup
  • West Virginia: Succotash
  • Wyoming: Trout

Do you have a better suggestion for your State? Let us know in the comments below.