Top Food Hashtags To Grow Your Instagram Account

Food has never been more Instagrammable than right now. Everyone is guilty of taking beautiful photographs of their brunch, lunch and cheat day cakes! Food is something that everyone engages with on a daily basis. We all know how much we love to eat good food, which makes food photographs huge on Instagram — they are simple to create and relatable to everyone.

So, if you’re a chef, baker, restaurant owner or food enthusiast, how can you make your posts stand out from the crowd?

Using the right food hashtags when creating your posts will help you boost your social media presence, see an increase in likes and followers and build an audience who will drool over your food photos.

This ultimate list of food hashtags will guide you in choosing the right hashtags for you and the type of food you are posting about. We’ve outlined some of the top hashtags being used right now for the most popular food niches below…

⭐️ More hashtag strategy tips: All-In-One Guide To Instagram Hashtags ⭐️

1. Most Popular Food Hashtags
2. Healthy Food Hashtags
3. Brunch Hashtags
4. Food Truck Hashtags
5. Baking Hashtags
6. Dessert Hashtags
7. Mexican Food Hashtags
8. Italian Food Hashtags
9. Asian Food Hashtags
10. Schedule Hashtags in Advance

These are some of the biggest and most used food hashtags on Instagram!

While they’re a great start when building your following, these hashtags are extremely popular and used by millions of Instagram users, so your posts will get easily lost within the insta-noise.

Therefore, we’d recommend only using a handful of these high volume hashtags and mixing them with smaller, specific food hashtags.

#Food #FoodPorn #FoodPhotography #Foodie #Foods #Foodstagram #Foodgasm #Foody #Foodies #FoodLover #FoodBlogger #InstaFood #FoodPics #FoodLovers #EatingForTheInsta #FoodLove #Food52 #FoodPornShare #FoodStyling #FoodBeast #FoodArt #FoodSpotting #FoodBlogFeed #FoodOfTheDay

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Boost your foodporn pics on Instagram with the most popular food hashtags 🍴

2. Healthy Food Hashtags

These hashtags are great for reaching those who are looking for yummy inspiration to spice up their diet, boost their clean eating regime, or smuggle in those veggies without the kids noticing.

Another popular food niche on Instagram, there is a huge audience out there looking for healthy food that looks and tastes like junk food, so if you have healthy eating secrets to share to the world, use these hashtags to reach out to your ideal audience:

#CleanEating #HealthyFood #JustEatRealFood #VeganFood #HealthyFoodRecipes #HealthyFoodLover #HealthyFoodEating #HealthyFoodSharing #HealthyFoodChoices #HealthyFoodPost #HealthyFoodies #FoodHealthy #HealthyFoodBlogger #HealthyFoodLove #HealthyFoodWithMe #HealthyFoodTips #HealthyFoodPrep #HealthyFoodie #HealthyFoodGuide #HealthyFoodInspo #HealthyFoodRecipe #HealthyFoodForLife #HealthyFoodDelivery

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Health is wealth! Use these healthy food hashtags on your Insta 🥦

3. Brunch Hashtags

The ‘brunch’ craze has hit Instagram by storm! Get in with the trendiest mealtime that has taken over the world with these brunch hashtags to attract all breakfast food enthusiasts:

#Brunch #BrunchParty #BrunchIdeas #BrunchGoals #BrunchBuffet #Brunching #BrunchLover #BrunchAndCake #BrunchTime #BrunchFood #Brunchin #BrunchLife #BrunchVibes #BrunchSoHard #GoForBrunch #LoveToBrunch #BrunchFriends #BrunchTime #BrunchMunch #MorningBrunch

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Avo toast enthusiasts unite! Brunch hashtags will boost your posts to the right people 🍳

4. Food Truck Hashtags

When we hear food trucks, we automatically think festivals, parties and awesome events. If you have a food truck business or just love that these things exist, share the truck love with these hashtags for more likes:

#FoodTruck #FoodTruckin #FoodTruckFestival #FoodTrucks #FoodTruckStop #FoodTruckers #FoodTruckRally #FoodTruckRodeo #FoodTruckSnash #FoodTruckInspo #FoodTruckNation #FoodTruckFriday #FoodTruckCatering #FoodTruckLife #FoodTruckFood #FoodTrucker #FoodTruckLovers #FoodTruckNight #FoodTruckRoundup #AlwaysFoodTruckin

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Streed food fanatics should use these food truck hashtags!

5. Baking Hashtags

Baking has been a pass time for many avid bakers and sweet lovers for many years. From recipes that have been passed down through generations to jaw dropping cake designs, make your baking photos stand out using these hashtags:

#Baking #BakingPost #BakingVideo #BakingACake #BakingSoda #BakingCooking #KetoBaking #BakingLove #BakingFun #BakingMakesMeHappy #BakingAddiction #BakingGoals #BakingDay #BakingBread #BakingIsFun #BakingClass #BakingHobby #BakingFromScratch #BakingTips #BakingPorn #BakingIsMyTherapy #BakingTime #BakingSchool #HealthyBaking #BakingTools #BakingSeason

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Show off your bakes on Instagram with these baking hashtags 🥧

6. Dessert Hashtags

Are you one of those who ask to see the dessert menu before even sitting down in a cafe or restaurant?

We can totally relate. If you’re all about the dessert section and want to reach out to fellow cake addicts, use these fool-proof hashtags for more love:

#Dessert #DessertAble #Desserts #DessertPorn #DessertPic #DessertTable #DessertBar #DessertHeaven #DessertBox #DessertMasters #DessertGram #DessertPics #DessertShots #DessertOfTheDay #DessertStory #DessertTime #DessertArt #DessertCups #DessertLover #DessertsOfInstagram #DessertGoals #DessertIdeas #DessertLove #InstaDesserts #DessertBuffet

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Hands up if you have a sweet tooth! These dessert hashtags will increase the reach of your posts.

7. Mexican Food Hashtags

Arriba! Arriba! From bursting with goodness burritos, overflowing tacos and mouth-watering guac, Mexican food shines on any social media platform.

If your niche is Mexican food, get those taste buds tingling with these hashtags that are guaranteed to get you more followers:

#MexicanFood #MexicanFoodPorn #MexicanFoods #MexicanFoodBlogger #MexicanFoodLovers #MexicanFoodLove #MexicanFoodies #MexicanFoodIsLife #MexicanFoodPics #MexicanFoodAddict #FoodMexican #AuthenticMexicanFood #MexicanFoodRecipes #BestMexicanFood #NewMexicanFood #MexicanFoodTour #MexicanFoodie #MexicanStreetFood #ILoveMexicanFood #HealthyMexicanFood #MexicanFoodRocks #MexicanFoodPhotography

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Whether it’s #TacoTuesday or not, share your Mexican food snaps with these hashtags 🌮

8. Italian Food Hashtags

Buon Appetito! Cooking and presenting Italian food has been said to be something of an art, a craft, an experience thanks to the love it receives from passionate Italianos.

Give your Italian food photos the love and exposure it deserves with these hashtags:

#ItalianFood #ItalianFoodPorn #ItalianFoodLover #ItalianFoods #ItalianFoodPhotography #ItalianFoodLovers #ItalianFoodBlogger #ItalianFoodStyle #FoodItalian #ItalianFoodDelicacies #ItalianFoodBlog #TopItalianFood #OfficialItalianFood #ItalianFoodLove #ItalianFoodForever #ItalianFoodAndWine #BestItalianFood #AuthenticItalianFood #ItalianFoodAddict #ItalianFoodRecipes

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Italian food appreciation needs these hashtags 🇮🇹

9. Asian Food Hashtags

From the enticing Pad Thai dishes of Thailand to the mouth watering samosas of India, asian cuisine is full of spice, colour and mystery. Tickle your audience’s senses and leave them wanting more with these top asian food cuisine hashtags:

#AsianFood #AsianFoodPorn #AsianFoodLover #AsianFoodPhotography #AsianFoodie #AsianFoodLovers #AsianFoodChannel #AsianFoodStory #AsianFoodBlogger #FoodAsian #AsianFoodBlog #TopAsianFood #AsianFoodNinja #AsianFoodShare #AsianFoodFestival #AsianFoodLove #SouthEastAsianFood  #AsianFoodLove #BestAsianFood #AsianFoodMarket #AsianFoodAddict #AsianFoodRecipes

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Increase the reach of your Asian food posts with these hashtags 🍱

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10. Schedule Hashtags In Advance

By scheduling your posts in advance together with your chosen hashtags, you will save time growing your Instagram account! 🤩

With Hopper HQ you can:

  1. Search for the most popular hashtags
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Final Hashtag Tips

When hashtagging, it’s important not to overload or spam your posts with hashtags that don’t work and could result in you getting shadow-banned.

The trick is to use a few generic and a few niche specific hashtags to give you the best reach – just make sure they are always relevant to the photo, video or story you’ve posted.

Check out our All-In-One Guide To Instagram Hashtags here for more tips!

For more top Instagram hashtags by niche, take a look at our other guides:

Top Photography Hashtags 📸
Top Travel Hashtags 🍕
Top Fitness & Health Hashtags 🏋️‍♀️
Top Fashion Hashtags 👗

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