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50 Best Instagram Captions for Food Photos That'll Up Your Insta Game

These captions are 100% Insta-ready.

Sure, pretty much everyone loves seeing a good food photo on Instagram, but we think we all can agree the hardest part of getting that post just right is the caption. It has to be funny, concise, and relevant to the photo, of course. So to help make that caption process easier, we've picked out our 50 favorite food captions of quotes and punny sayings that will have all your friends double-tapping. These food-inspired Instagram captions will make your followers smile—and they'll bring in all the likes, too.

For Anytime

anytime puns
Kiersten Hickman/ Eat This, Not That!

  • "First we eat, then we do everything else." – MFK Fisher
  • Stop, drop, and roll.
  • "Is butter a carb?" — Regina George, Mean Girls
  • Muffin much going on here.
  • "All I think about all day is food and then I dream about it all night." — Meryl Streep as Julia Child, Julie and Julia
  • Toastess with the mostess.
  • Thai Thai for now.
  • "Life is a combination of magic and pasta." — Federico Fellini
  • Aww shucks.
  • If only every day were fryday.
  • Pardon my French (onion soup).
  • Never-ending pastabilities.
  • When we seafood, we eat it.
  • Worth every penne.
  • Just the way we roll.
  • Let's taco-bout it.
  • Up toast and personal.
  • "Another day, another 13,000 calories" — Andy Lassner
  • Found love in a hopeless plate.
  • You're bacon me crazy.
  • You dim sum you lose sum.
  • "People who love to eat are always the best people." — Julia Child
  • Muffin compares to you.

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pizza quote graphic
Kiersten Hickman

  • "I'm in love. I'm having a relationship with my pizza." — Liz, Eat Pray Love
  • You've got a pizza my heart.
  • Pizza don't kill my vibe.
  • ABCarbs
  • You want a pizza this?
  • Alway crust your instincts.
  • It's slice to meet you.
  • Another one bites the crust.
  • I have so mushroom in my heart for you!
  • Cheesy come, cheesy go.


dessert puns
Kiersten Hickman/ Eat This, Not That!

  • "We elves try to stick to four main food groups: candy, candy canes, candy corns, and syrup." — Buddy the Elf, Elf
  • Donut want to share.
  • "A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand." — Barbara Johnson
  • Some berry good pie.
  • Donut disturb me.
  • "Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first." — Ernestine Ulmer
  • Glazed and confused.
  • Eat more hole foods.


vegetable puns
Kiersten Hickman/ Eat This, Not That!

  • Guac 'n roll.
  • You're one in a melon.
  • I don't wanna guac about it.
  • I love you from my head to-ma-toes.
  • A peach of my heart.
  • Everyday I'm brusselin'.
  • Romaine calm.
  • Corn to be wild
  • Lettuce be frank, this salad is the real deal.

Whatever food photos you're sharing on the app, these Instagram captions will take your post to the next level. And if you're a java lover, these coffee quotes will give you even more inspiration.

Rachel Linder
Rachel is an Associate Editor responsible for compiling the daily Eat This, Not That! newsletter, making TikTok and YouTube videos for the brand, writing articles for the site, creating original graphics and providing direct assistance to the editors when needed. Read more about Rachel
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