queso Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular queso dishes in restaurants
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with queso
#1crabs
#2champagne
#3fish
#4sour cream
85.33%
#5cilantro
65.82%
#6margarita
62.07%
#7pepper
61.72%
#8guacamole
60.82%
#9toast
43.88%
#10tacos
42.75%
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve queso

6.69%

10,232 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online queso recipes

0.12%

1,661 of 1,437,927 Recipes

Overview

queso Growth Over Time How queso has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Nov '17Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '1800.050.10.150.20.250.30.350.40.450.50.550.6
Year Over Year QUESO growth or decline vs one year ago
-6.39%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of queso per consumer
3.75
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that queso represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of queso at home vs at restaurants. The dashed black line represents the breakdown of the industry average
  • Eat In
  • Market Avg.
  • Eat Out
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve queso

6.69%

10,232 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online queso recipes

0.12%

1,661 of 1,437,927 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

The most popular ingredients, flavors, and variations for queso, as well as the food and beverage combinations trending and fading over the past year

perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with queso, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1salad
24.46%
#2guacamole
16.93%
#3hamburger
14.77%
#4tacos
14.49%
#5eggs
7.06%
#6ice cream
6.77%
#7french fries
5.46%
#8risotto
4.05%
#9lasagna
2.35%
#10tostadas
1.69%
#11onion rings
1.41%
#12enchiladas
0.56%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1enchiladas
78.09%
#2lasagna
70.09%
#3onion rings
62.07%
#4guacamole
60.82%
#5tacos
42.75%
#6hamburger
22.75%
#7eggs
3.97%
#8risotto
0.64%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1ice cream
59.87%
#2salad
24.02%
#3french fries
13.9%
#4tostadas
2.27%
meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with queso, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1bacon
25.97%
#2chicken
19.98%
#3beef
11.4%
#4chorizo
10.11%
#5steak
9.64%
#6pork
7.76%
#7ham
5.88%
#8pulled pork
2.59%
#9salami
2.47%
#10brisket
2.35%
#11pepperoni
1.76%
#12sausage
0.12%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1salami
#2brisket
#3pepperoni
81.43%
#4pulled pork
70.41%
#5chicken
32.01%
#6pork
28.88%
#7steak
21.23%
#8chorizo
11.06%
#9beef
10.69%
#10bacon
10.67%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1sausage
25.93%
#2ham
18.71%
bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with queso, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1cheesecake
25.82%
#2cake
21.07%
#3bread
18.1%
#4toast
9.05%
#5pastry
5.64%
#6tortillas
4.6%
#7quiche
3.86%
#8carrot cake
2.82%
#9waffles
2.82%
#10tortilla chips
2.52%
#11crepes
1.93%
#12cookies
1.19%
#13cinnamon rolls
0.59%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1cinnamon rolls
#2carrot cake
#3tortilla chips
#4toast
43.88%
#5cheesecake
33.26%
#6pastry
27.92%
#7tortillas
16.51%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1waffles
41.02%
#2crepes
29.77%
#3quiche
28.47%
#4cookies
24.07%
#5cake
23.48%
#6bread
22.62%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with queso, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1paneer
19.75%
#2cheddar
19.13%
#3mozzarella
14.97%
#4goat cheese
8.32%
#5brie
6.86%
#6sour cream
6.65%
#7burrata
5.61%
#8blue cheese
5.61%
#9parmesan
4.99%
#10vegan cheese
4.57%
#11cheese
3.53%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1vegan cheese
#2parmesan
#3sour cream
85.33%
#4mozzarella
29.31%
#5cheddar
15.45%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1goat cheese
42.94%
#2blue cheese
23.92%
#3paneer
19.78%
#4cheese
17.19%
#5burrata
14.95%
#6brie
9.7%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with queso, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1aguacate
30.91%
#2corn
17.14%
#3spinach
9.61%
#4potatoes
9.09%
#5tomatoes
9.09%
#6lettuce
7.53%
#7pumpkin
5.19%
#8onion
4.94%
#9jalapeno
3.12%
#10mushrooms
2.34%
#11black beans
0.52%
#12sweet potatoes
0.52%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1black beans
#2sweet potatoes
81.07%
#3corn
24.37%
#4lettuce
11.73%
#5pumpkin
11.03%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1tomatoes
39.13%
#2spinach
38.55%
#3jalapeno
32.33%
#4onion
27.48%
#5mushrooms
18.16%
#6aguacate
15.17%
#7potatoes
6.81%
grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with queso, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1pasta
67.95%
#2rice
18.36%
#3quinoa
7.95%
#4spaghetti
5.75%
Fastest Rising grains Ingredients
#1quinoa
14.80%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1pasta
30.69%
#2rice
18.86%
#3spaghetti
4.89%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with queso, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chocolate
55.09%
#2cilantro
16.98%
#3chipotle
13.21%
#4garlic
8.68%
#5pepper
6.04%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1cilantro
65.82%
#2pepper
61.72%
#3chipotle
3.55%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1garlic
25.22%
#2chocolate
15.14%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with queso, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
64.77%
#2margarita
19.7%
#3tequila
12.12%
#4champagne
3.41%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1champagne
#2margarita
62.07%
#3tequila
23.56%
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
21.59%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with queso, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1peanut butter
19.05%
#2pico de gallo
16.02%
#3homestyle sauce
15.58%
#4pesto
15.58%
#5nutella
9.09%
#6hummus
8.66%
#7honey
7.36%
#8olives
3.46%
#9chili
2.6%
#10salsa
2.6%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1chili
#2honey
63.04%
#3hummus
60.95%
#4homestyle sauce
16.26%
#5nutella
13.61%
#6pico de gallo
8.45%
#7salsa
8.45%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1peanut butter
71.82%
#2pesto
27.57%
#3olives
18.48%
seafood Trends Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with queso, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top seafood Ingredients
#1salmon
42.92%
#2fish
29.65%
#3crabs
14.16%
#4tuna
11.5%
#5shrimp
1.77%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1crabs
#2fish
#3shrimp
65.25%
#4tuna
41.44%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1salmon
28.53%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with queso, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
33.73%
fruits Trends Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with queso, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top fruits Ingredients
#1orange
63.16%
#2bananas
36.84%
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1bananas
12.18%
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1orange
23.18%

Diets & Traits

Why people choose this dish, and how it performed in various popular diets over the past year

Top Motivators The leading reasons consumers choose queso compared to all other dishes
fitness
34.11%
clean eating
4.51%
protein
1.56%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with queso over time
Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '1800.511.522.533.544.555.566.577.58
  • Clean Eating
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Gluten Free

Restaurant Analysis

A look at the most popular queso dishes served in restaurants, their price points, and popularity

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve queso

6.69%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature queso

mexican restaurant

24%
queso Pricing Analysis Average price of queso across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$6.99$5.81$7.58$6.89$7.26AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular queso Dishes The most notable variations of queso served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Queso Howlin' TacoBrooklynNew York
#2 Queso Beans Chips Salsa Quvo Tacos & Craft BeerFort LauderdaleFlorida
#3 Queso Fundido Broken SpanishLos AngelesCalifornia
#4 Blackened Shrimp Queso Blanco Quesadilla Parish TaceauxShreveportLouisiana
#5 Cajun Crawfish Queso Elsie's Plate & PieBaton RougeLouisiana
#6 Taco De Queso Con Aguacate Cheese Fresh Avocado Taco Tacos El ChilangoWashingtonDistrict Of Columbia
#7 Platanos Maduro Con Queso Arepita CaféJohns CreekGeorgia
#8 Jamon Iberico Pata Negra Fermin Queso Manchego Happy Wine in The GroveMiamiFlorida
#9 Chili Queso Hotdog The Burger JointHoustonTexas
#10 Spicy Chipotle Migas Queso Tamale House EastAustinTexas
Menu Items How many total instances of queso found in restaurants across the country
23,579
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of queso variations on a restaurant's menu
2.3

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online queso recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count How many online recipes exist for queso
1,661
Used As Ingredient How many online recipes use queso as an ingredient
530
Top Online Recipes The most notable variations of queso recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year
#1

Crockpot Taco Queso Dip from Amanda's Beauty and Recipe Finds

#2

Meat Lovers Crock Pot Queso Dip from Tammilee Tips

#3

3 Ingredient Vegan Queso from Pinch of Yum

#4

Salsa Verde Queso Dip from Isabel Eats

#5

Chile Con Queso Chicken Casserole from Written Reality

#6

Crockpot Queso Chicken Chili from Pinch of Yum

#7

5-ingredient white queso from The Baking Fairy

#8

Salsa Verde Queso Dip from Isabel Eats

#9

Crock Pot Spinach & Bacon Queso Dip from Bread Booze Bacon

#10

Queso Stuffed Poblanos from Pinch of Yum

#11

Roasted Squash Bowl with Jalapeño Queso from Minimalist Baker