The Top 10 Foods in America That People Love Eating

Although there are numerous methods for determining the nation's favorite foods, we looked to Grubhub to find out what Americans would be hankering after in 2023.

The delivery platform examined data from hundreds of thousands of users to determine which dishes (and a few drinks!) we frequently order from its 320,000 restaurant partners spread across more than 4,000 cities

In actuality, this Chinese restaurant staple—fried chicken—came from the United States. It's dipped in a sweet-and-salty sauce made with sesame oil, honey, ketchup, and soy sauce

Sesame chicken

This popular bar snack originated in 1943 when chef Ignacio Anaya García quickly combined tortilla chips, cheese, and jalapeño peppers to feed famished patrons. 


This classic mixture coated in soy sauce, mirin, sesame, and yuzu juice is a go-to appetizer in Japanese cuisine. 

Seaweed salad

Though lore has it that the style originated in Naples, the classic tomato, mozzarella, and basil pie is a mainstay in many Italian restaurants across the country.

Pizza margherita

By 2028, the hummus market is projected to have grown from its current valuation of approximately 2.95 billion dollars to 6.6 billion dollars. 


It should come as no surprise that chicken appears several times on this list given that eight billion (yes, billion) chickens are consumed annually in the United States.

Chicken tender

It should come as no surprise that this Chinese cuisine standard is popular with those ordering food delivery. Small dumplings filled with minced pork floating in salty briny chicken broth—what’s not to love?  

Wonton soup

National Doughnut Day is the first Friday in June, but we think this fried treat is worth celebrating all year long. And judging from its number 31 slot, so do a lot of other Americans 


Americans will put guacamole on pretty much everything. One of the most popular foods in America, guacamole has even been to the moon! 

Chips and guacamole

Considering the glut of delicious yet less-than-healthy food available in the United States, it’s pretty amazing that a salad made the top 25 favorite foods.  

Greek salad

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