Where does New York City rank on a scale of best foodie cities in the country?
Well, it depends on the category. But according to WalletHub, it ranks third in overall rank out of 182. The only other cities in the tri-state that rank inside the top 75 are Buffalo and Rochester, which rank 31st and 32nd, respectively.
The only two cities that beat out NYC? San Francisco and Portland, Oregon.
If you’re comparing to other cities in America in the affordability rank, it drops way down the chart at 171. As a matter of fact, New York City has the fifth-highest average beer and wine price in the country, according to WalletHub.
Although NYC ranks low in the affordability category, it’s way up the chart at No. 2 in the diversity, accessibility and quality rank. When it comes to most restaurants per capita, according to WalletHub, it’s in a three-way tie for first with Miami and Orlando.
For all the frozen treat lovers out there, NYC is in another three-way tie for first when it comes to the most ice cream and frozen yogurt shops per capita.
And more good news for all you coffee addicts. New York City is in a four-way tie when it comes to most coffee shops per capita. San Francisco, Portland and Seattle (no surprise there) are all tied with NYC, according to WalletHub.
NYC stands alone at the top of ranks when it comes to most gourmet specialty-food stores per capita.