The Most Popular Wedding Dishes

What are the most popular wedding dishes? The answer depends on a lot of different things, including whose wedding it is and the type of wedding it is. However, there are a few standard dishes that are extremely popular and quite universal. With that said, below are the top popular wedding dishes you’ll want to consider adding to your wedding menu.

Fresh Salad

One of the most popular wedding dishes is a fresh salad. A salad is straightforward and quick to make, so if you’re looking to add something to the wedding menu that doesn’t take long to prepare, then salad is it. Not only that, but fresh salad tastes great, especially considering you can make various types of it, such as fruit salads, vegetables salad, mixed salads and much more. You can be as creative as you want and salad can be filling when you add enough extras to it, such as seeds, nuts, or other proteins. It is an excellent addition to any wedding menu.

Pasta Dishes

Another affordable dish and popular wedding dish are pasta dishes, which is considered comfort food. Your guests will feel at ease after eating some pasta with a glass of wine, or whatever their choice of beverage is. Like salads, you can add many things to pasta, such as meat, chicken, fish, shrimp and bits of cheese to name a few, and there are so many different types of pasta that there is guaranteed one to fit the flavour profile that you’re going for as well as your budget. Feel free to add 3-4 different types of pasta dishes to the menu and let the guests decide which dish they should try.


Seafood dishes are extremely popular wedding dishes, especially lobster, salmon, mussels, steamers, shrimp and crab legs to name a few. Other popular choices include sushi rolls and spicy tuna rolls if your guests are more adventurous eaters! Seafood can be a bit expensive depending on what type you are getting, but it is worth it because it tastes fantastic and most, if not all your guests will love eating it.


If you’re looking for something that is a standard choice, but also a delicious staple, then you can’t go wrong with chicken dishes. Grill it or bake it, the choice is completely up to you, but no meat eater will be disappointed with a delicious piece of chicken. Popular sides that go with it includes potatoes, corn, sweet potatoes, squash and pretty much any other kind of vegetable, so feel free to add whatever you want. It is guaranteed to a be exactly what everyone wants to eat!

Fresh salad and pasta dishes are popular. Seafood dishes and chicken dishes are also top choices. If you want to impress your guests with your wedding menu and you want to have dishes that most people will love, then you’ll want to add a few of the above dishes. At the end of the day though, as long as your guests are having fun on a full belly then the party is a success.