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20 Food Jokes Almost Everyone Will Find Funny

Updated: Nov. 18, 2022

Hungry for some healthy food jokes? Hope you like it extra cheesy!

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Hot seat

What’s the best way to burn vegetables?

Roast them.

Food jokes whet your happy-tite? Eat up some more of the best jokes about food.

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Hot to trot

Which condiment adds the most kick?


Get the whole family in on the laughs with these food jokes for kids.

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So corny

Why are butchers so hilarious?

They always ham it up.

Food jokes got you craving corn? Check out 75 of the corniest jokes ever for all you diehard cornballs.

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Just famished

What’s the best food when you’re so hungry you could eat a house?

Cottage cheese, wall nuts, and kitchen sink cookies. Don’t miss these funny cookie puns!

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Food critic

Why are chefs so harsh?

They’re always beating eggs.

Food jokes mean big belly laughs. Rev up with the 50 funniest jokes ever.

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Saucy sizzle

What’s the most desirable kitchen appliance?

A “hot” plate.

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Dinner guest

Which friends should you always take out to dinner?

Your taste buds.

Want some more food jokes to walk you into a bar? Don’t miss these 15 witty bar jokes that anyone can remember.

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How do you make a recipe pop with ginger?

Play “Spice Girls” songs while you cook.

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Spoiler alert

What kind of vegetable is known for spoiling?

A leek.

Here comes the big belly laugh! No? If you love bad jokes, here’s 50 more to keep your eyes rolling, your smile grinning, and your sense of humor groaning.

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So strong

What’s the best food to eat before a workout?


If your funny bone still needs some exercise, here are 20 hilarious science jokes, from someone who got a B- in science.

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Fire flavor

What should you do if your soup is too hot?

Add a chilly pepper. Don’t forget to bookmark these vegetable puns for future laughs!

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Health nuts


Who’s there?


Toph who?

Sorry, we don’t serve tofu.

Ba dum tss! Thank you, Ladies and Germs, er, Gents. If you’ve always wondered “how did that chicken cross the road,” check out the history behind these 9 famous joke styles.

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Sweet dreams

What part of a meal makes you the most sleepy?

The nap-kin. Browse these avocado puns when you have time—they really hit the spot!

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Here all week

What’s the main ingredient in canned laughter?

Processed cheese.

Food jokes got you craving comedy? Don’t miss the most hilarious jokes of all-time, according to America’s most beloved comedy writers.

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Careful now

What are the most dangerous recipes?

Ones that call for squashes and whipped cream. Need more food humor? These fruit puns are berry funny!

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Grade A beef

When is eating just like school?

When you have three or four courses.

Time to ramp up your wit with these 25 clever jokes to make you sound super smart.

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Stomach growling

What’s an omnivore’s favorite food?


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A little romance

How do you ask a foodie out to dinner?

Say: “Lettuce meat for a date.”

If you’re on the prowl for more food joke romance, check out these 15 punny food pick-up lines that guarantee a chuckle.

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Mmm, mmm

How do you truly savor a hot dog?

With relish.

More of a turkey and gravy person? Funny turkey jokes are the perfect way to make everyone at the table laugh.

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Mindful eating

What’s the most relaxing type of pasta?


Thought that was good? Check out these pasta puns. And whatever you do, do not stop laughing!

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