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34 Meals That Are Actually Worth Traveling The World For

The ultimate foodie bucket list.

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We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us about the best meals they've eaten while traveling. Here are some of their responses...

2. Chicken from Le Noailles (Bordeaux, France)

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"I ordered chicken in mustard cream sauce with crispy, buttery potatoes, and I'd buy a thousand dollar plane ticket just to go back to Bordeaux and eat it again." —Marybeth20

4. Hot dog from Baejarins Beztu Pylsur (Reykjavik, Iceland)

5. Bread from Moran's Oyster Cottage (Galway, Ireland)

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"Come to this cottage for the seafood and don't miss the homemade brown bread" —hmainc4cb00822b

6. Fish sandwich at Jake's Pickup (Bainbridge Island, Washington)

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"It's a little restaurant in the back of a gas station so at first we were skeptical, but I still dream about the food." —saraw404d110a6

7. Falafel from l'As du Falafel (Paris)

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"Don't let the lines deter you. Once you try one of the messy sandwiches — warm pita bread overflowing crispy falafel, pickled cabbage, amazing hummus, and spicy harissa — you'll understand why this place lives up to all the hype. —Hannah Loewentheil

8. Bangers and mash from The Brazen Head (Dublin)

9. Xiao Long Bao from Din Tai Fung (Singapore)

10. Fried chicken from Hattie B’s (Nashville)

11. Gelato from Bella Gelateria (Vancouver)

16. Seafood pasta from La Fontelina (Capri, Italy)

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This spot in Capri is the definition of a lunch with a view. And as I ate my way through Italy, this is the pasta I'll never forget. — Hannah Loewentheil

19. Garlic butter shrimp from Giovanni's Shrimp Truck (Oahu, Hawaii)

20. Pasta from La Tagliata (Positano, Italy)

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"Everything about this place is perfect. It's a family-run farm tucked in the hills of Positano with amazing views and even more amazing food." —bream3

21. Tapas from Tickets (Barcelona)

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"We ate over 20 courses at this Michelin-starred restaurant themed like a movie theater. Everything was imaginative and to die for. —laurene416c71895

24. Scallop Po' Boy from 167 Raw (Charleston, South Carolina)

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"My husband ordered the po' boy, but I took one bite and made him swap our lunches." —kellyl452a1587a

26. Ruby chicken and black daal from Dishoom (London)

28. Anything from Comme Chez Soi (Budapest)

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"From the amazing food to the abundant alcohol and the great service, it was the best meal I've had." —morganp424efec55

31. Sushi from Miku Sushi (Vancouver)

32. Montaditos from Quimet & Quimet (Barcelona)

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Grab a table at this standing-room-only tapas bar and sample all of the montaditos. Each of these open-face, bite-size sandwiches is a complete flavor explosion, especially the smoked salmon with yogurt and honey. —Hannah Loewentheil

33. Beecher's Handmade Cheese (Seattle)

34. Steak tartare and frites from Le Cap Horn (Courchevel, France)

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Dublin was misidentified as being part of the UK in a previous version of this post. That comment has been removed.

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