21 Brilliant Midnight Snacks From Around The World

People everywhere agree — snacking at night is the best.

We asked people at BuzzFeed offices around the world about their favorite midnight snacks, and these are their delicious answers.

1. Japan: udon

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“In Japan, many of the favorite late night snacks are noodle based. Rice balls, chocolate, and chips are also popular options.” —Eimi Yamamitsu

2. Colombia: pandebono (left) and pandeyuca (right) with hot chocolate or coffee

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“These baked treats can be either sweet or savory and are often served with a delicious warm beverage.” —Brenda Blanco

3. Brazil: cachorro quente

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“In Brazil, people really understand how to make a hot dog! These spectacular sausages make amazing late night snacks.” —Julia Furlan

4. United States: leftover pizza

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“In the United States, like a lot of other countries, people love leftovers. Cold pizza is a particularly popular find.” —Loryn Brantz

5. Germany: döner kebab

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These kebab meat sandwiches are out-of-this-world good. —Dani Beck

6. India: Maggi’s two-minute masala noodles

A popular and easy to make yummy late night dish. —Sonia Thomas

7. Greece: loukoumades

These fried dough pastries are the perfect midnight snack in Greece. —Maritsa Patrinos

8. Spain: fuet

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A traditional Spanish sausage made from aged pig meat seasoned with salt and pepper makes for a perfect after-hours treat. —Guillermo Del Palacio

9. New Jersey: disco fries

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Fries with gravy and cheese melted on top never disappoint. —Otillia Steadman

10. Russia: pelmeni

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It’s never too late for these tasty meat dumplings in Russia. —Victor Stepanov

11. Oaxaca City, Mexico: tlayudas

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Nothing beats a tlayuda late at night in Oaxaca City, Mexico. Large baked tortillas are layered with with refried beans and various other traditional ingredients. —Lester Feder

12. Beijing, China: Jianbing

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Sold all over from street stands, Jianbing is a Chinese crepe made with a deep fried cracker, an egg, and savory sauce in the middle — it’s the quintessential Beijing snack food. —Megha Rajagopalan

13. Singapore: McDonald’s ice cream cone

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I grew up in Singapore and most McD’s were open 24/7. Singapore is hot AF year round, so we’d always end up getting ice cream cones at like 2AM. —Christine Byrne

14. Nigeria: grilled suya and masa.

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Suya is a kebab and masa are light-as-air rice buns. YUM. —Monica Mark

15. Montreal, Canada: Poutine

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Cheese curds and gravy on french fries makes for a brilliant late-night treat in Montreal. —Amanda Hickman

16. Beirut, Lebanon: manoushe

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This Lebanese flat bread with a spread with an herb blend is a must have after-hours snack. —Amanda Hickman

17. France: döner kebab with fries

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As in Germany, döner kebab is a favorite, but don’t forget the fries! —Marie Telling

18. Phnom Penh, Cambodia: silkworms

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Fried and ready to go in a paper bag — this treat is a favorite to pick up on the way home from a bar in Cambodia. —Amanda Hickman

19. London, England: Cheddar cheese

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Cheddar cheese, eaten while staring into the fridge. —Becky Barnicoat

20. Italy: Spaghetti with garlic, olive oil, and chili

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A favorite among Italian students. —Alberto Nardelli

21. West Africa: fura da nono

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The sweet tooth go-to snack is fura da nono, a sugared yoghurt drink with millet. —Monica Mark

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