ramen Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular ramen dishes in restaurants
#1MISO PORK RAMEN PORK BROTH
Itani Ramen (Oakland, California)
#2RAMEN
High Five Ramen (Chicago, Illinois)
#3TONKOTSU RAMEN
Kippo Ramen (Baltimore, Maryland)
#4SPICY TONKOTSU RAMEN
Kame Ramen Nyc (Nyc, New York)
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with ramen
#1tuna
#2whiskey
#3salmon
#4rolls
#5wine
#6coffee
#7savory
75.19%
#8ice cream
61.20%
#9edamame
54.73%
#10sake
49.56%
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve ramen

0.96%

1,466 of 152,763 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online ramen recipes

0.12%

1,861 of 1,606,506 Recipes

Overview

ramen Growth Over Time How ramen has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '1800.10.20.30.40.50.60.70.80.9
Year Over Year RAMEN growth or decline vs one year ago
8.99%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of ramen per consumer
2.2
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that ramen represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of ramen 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 ramen

0.96%

1,466 of 152,763 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online ramen recipes

0.12%

1,861 of 1,606,506 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

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

meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with ramen, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1pork
41.25%
#2chicken
25.18%
#3pork belly
18.05%
#4beef
9.48%
#5steak
2.71%
#6bacon
2.17%
#7brisket
1.17%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1brisket
#2chicken
48.64%
#3beef
22.17%
#4steak
18.56%
#5pork belly
5.75%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1bacon
39.08%
#2pork
3.02%
perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with ramen, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1broth
20.42%
#2eggs
18.11%
#3curry
11.88%
#4tofu
10.5%
#5pho toppings
9.92%
#6kimchi
9.92%
#7ice cream
6.11%
#8salad
4.73%
#9fried rice
3.92%
#10chicken broth
1.96%
#11bone broth
1.85%
#12tacos
0.69%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1bone broth
#2tacos
74.07%
#3ice cream
61.20%
#4broth
3.04%
#5curry
2.78%
#6salad
2.43%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1fried rice
42.92%
#2eggs
21.81%
#3chicken broth
16.45%
#4tofu
7.25%
#5kimchi
5.19%
#6pho toppings
4.6%
grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with ramen, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1noodles
67.64%
#2rice
14.06%
#3pasta
8.49%
#4soba
6.3%
#5yaki soba
3.51%
Fastest Rising grains Ingredients
#1pasta
13.15%
#2noodles
1.61%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1yaki soba
22.41%
#2soba
19.06%
#3rice
7.09%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with ramen, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1miso
63.19%
#2shoyu
25.27%
#3soy sauce
6.04%
#4dashi
5.49%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1soy sauce
46.99%
#2dashi
12.18%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1shoyu
6.83%
#2miso
4.45%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with ramen, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1seaweed
23.08%
#2corn
13.39%
#3nori
11.97%
#4savory
8.26%
#5edamame
7.12%
#6spinach
7.12%
#7mushrooms
6.55%
#8avocado
5.98%
#9bok choy
5.98%
#10soy
5.7%
#11onion
3.7%
#12tomatoes
1.14%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1avocado
84.31%
#2savory
75.19%
#3edamame
54.73%
#4bok choy
29.65%
#5soy
12.91%
#6corn
10.24%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1seaweed
33.83%
#2nori
26.13%
#3mushrooms
22.77%
#4tomatoes
22.51%
#5onion
11.49%
#6spinach
6.55%
seafood Trends Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with ramen, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top seafood Ingredients
#1salmon
33.72%
#2fish
24.52%
#3tuna
24.14%
#4lobster pieces
9.58%
#5crabs
6.51%
#6oysters
1.53%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1tuna
#2salmon
#3oysters
#4lobster pieces
32.29%
#5fish
13.79%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1crabs
5.67%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with ramen, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1sake
70.29%
#2wine
24%
#3whiskey
4%
#4beer
1.71%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1whiskey
#2wine
#3beer
88.13%
#4sake
49.56%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with ramen, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1garlic
45.93%
#2matcha
33.33%
#3ginger
20.74%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1ginger
42.65%
#2garlic
26.20%
#3matcha
0.57%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with ramen, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1tea
36.9%
#2green tea
32.14%
#3coffee
30.95%
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
#2tea
18.50%
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1green tea
26.89%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with ramen, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
9.96%
bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with ramen, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1rolls
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1rolls

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 ramen compared to all other dishes
fitness
3.07%
comfort
1.98%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with ramen over time
Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '1800.511.522.533.544.5
  • vegan
  • vegetarian
  • clean eating
  • gluten free

Restaurant Analysis

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

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve ramen

0.96%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature ramen

ramen restaurant

54 %
ramen Pricing Analysis Average price of ramen across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$12.06$9.24$12.82$13.62$15.87AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular ramen Dishes The most notable variations of ramen served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Miso Pork Ramen Pork Broth Itani RamenOaklandCalifornia
#2 Ramen High Five RamenChicagoIllinois
#3 Tonkotsu Ramen Kippo RamenBaltimoreMaryland
#4 Spicy Tonkotsu Ramen Kame Ramen NYCNycNew York
#5 Miso Ramen Noodles Kizuki Ramen & IzakayaBeavertonOregon
#6 Miso Ramen Cheu Noodle BarPhiladelphiaPennsylvania
#7 Tokyo Shoyu Ramen Noodle Ivan RamenNycNew York
#8 Miso Ramen Noodle Cheu FishtownPhiladelphiaPennsylvania
#9 Hakata Ramen Rice Shin-Sen-Gumi Hakata Ramen West L.A.LaCalifornia
#10 Shio Ramen Rice Topped Char Siu Mayonaise Santouka Back BayBostonMassachusetts
Menu Items How many total instances of ramen found in restaurants across the country
3,988
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of ramen variations on a restaurant's menu
2.72

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online ramen recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count How many online recipes exist for ramen
1,861
Used As Ingredient How many online recipes use ramen as an ingredient
1,446
Top Online Recipes The most notable variations of ramen recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year
1

Ramen Vegetable Stir Fry from The Rustic Willow

2

Vegan Spicy Thai Peanut Ramen from Rabbit and Wolves

3

Instant Pot Ramen Noodles | 21 Day Fix Ramen Noodles from Confessions of a Fit Foodie

4

Quick Homemade Ramen from Pinch of Yum

5

Coconut Curry Ramen Noodles with Marinated Mushrooms from Lauren Caris Cooks

6

Homemade Spicy Ramen with Tofu from Pinch of Yum

7

15 Minute Vegetable Ramen Stir Fry from pumpkinandpeanutbutter

8

Easy Vegan Ramen from Minimalist Baker

9

Beef and Broccoli Ramen from Chef Savvy

10

Spicy Shrimp Ramen Bowls from Butter Your Biscuit

11

Homemade Spicy Ramen with Tofu from Pinch of Yum

12

Easy Vegan Ramen from Minimalist Baker