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San Francisco Named The 2nd Best Foodie City In America

October 10, 2018 - 11:31 am

WalletHub studied 182 cities across the country to find out which were the biggest foodies.

The took 29 relevant metrics across two key dimensions, “Affordability” and “Diversity, Accessibility & Quality” to put together their findings.

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The top 5 "Foodie" Cities are:

  1. Portland, OR
  2. San Francisco, CA
  3. Miami, FL
  4. New York, NY
  5. Los Angeles, CA

San Francisco got its second spot with top rankings in  Restaurants per Capita, Affordability & Accessibility of Highly-Rated Restaurants, and Coffee & Tea Shops per Capita. The City also ranked high in Gourmet Specialty-Food Stores per Capita (4th) and Craft Breweries & Wineries per Capita (6th).

Other Bay Area cities landed at #19 Oakland, #42 San Jose, #65 Santa Rosa, and #136 Fremont.

The least "foodie" in the country?

Pearl City, HI.

For the full list and more on the methodology, head over to