sushi Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular sushi dishes in restaurants
#1SALMON SASHIMI
Kazunori: The Original Hand Roll Bar (La, California)
#2SASHIMI SUSHI OMAKASE
Sushi Katsuei - West Village (Nyc, New York)
#3KAPPO SUSHI BURRITO
Sushi Kappo (Boston, Massachusetts)
#4SUSHI LUNCH
Eiko's (Napa, California)
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with sushi
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve sushi

3.88%

5,921 of 152,763 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online sushi recipes

0.1%

1,598 of 1,606,506 Recipes

Overview

sushi Growth Over Time How sushi has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '1800.250.50.7511.251.51.752
Year Over Year SUSHI growth or decline vs one year ago
-6.02%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of sushi per consumer
2.99
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that sushi represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of sushi 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 sushi

3.88%

5,921 of 152,763 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online sushi recipes

0.1%

1,598 of 1,606,506 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

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

seafood Trends Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with sushi, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top seafood Ingredients
#1salmon
35.2%
#2fish
30.87%
#3tuna
25.72%
#4lobster pieces
2.42%
#5scallops
1.24%
#6squid
1.03%
#7mackerel
0.92%
#8ahi tuna
0.78%
#9calamari
0.46%
#10prawns
0.46%
#11mussels
0.36%
#12crab meat
0.32%
#13clam
0.21%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1mussels
#2clam
85.91%
#3lobster pieces
83.36%
#4squid
74.86%
#5ahi tuna
47.54%
#6calamari
18.08%
#7fish
9.15%
#8tuna
6.91%
#9scallops
2.02%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1mackerel
49.43%
#2prawns
32.37%
#3salmon
13.07%
#4crab meat
12.35%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with sushi, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1sake
43.97%
#2wine
39.7%
#3cocktail
6.31%
#4champagne
6.31%
#5whiskey
1.67%
#6red wine
1.11%
#7liquor
0.93%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1liquor
#2whiskey
#3red wine
#4sake
17.93%
#5cocktail
1.43%
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1champagne
17.98%
#2wine
10.77%
bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with sushi, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1roll
35.37%
#2rolls
29.69%
#3cake
15.5%
#4cheesecake
2.84%
#5donuts
2.62%
#6cookies
2.4%
#7candy
2.18%
#8bread
2.18%
#9pancakes
1.97%
#10sugar
1.75%
#11pastry
1.75%
#12cornbread
0.66%
#13brownies
0.44%
#14crepes
0.44%
#15cupcakes
0.22%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1cornbread
#2sugar
#3brownies
#4cupcakes
#5candy
#6cookies
#7cheesecake
#8donuts
66.57%
#9pastry
60.37%
#10bread
44.48%
#11crepes
34.36%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1pancakes
61.43%
#2cake
32.35%
#3roll
27.35%
#4rolls
6.71%
grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with sushi, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1rice
68.66%
#2pasta
24.42%
#3ramen noodles
3.69%
#4soba
3.23%
Fastest Rising grains Ingredients
#1ramen noodles
#2soba
76.52%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1pasta
38.96%
#2rice
21.39%
perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with sushi, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1salad
32.45%
#2ice cream
26.6%
#3hamburger
9.31%
#4tofu
8.78%
#5eggs
6.91%
#6curry
6.12%
#7fried rice
5.59%
#8tacos
4.26%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1hamburger
#2ice cream
#3tacos
76.52%
#4tofu
13.27%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1curry
60.07%
#2fried rice
18.27%
#3eggs
14.94%
#4salad
5.01%
meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with sushi, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1chicken
34.53%
#2steak
24.59%
#3beef
22.1%
#4pork
8.84%
#5bacon
5.8%
#6pork belly
3.31%
#7brisket
0.83%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1brisket
#2pork belly
#3pork
57.24%
#4beef
7.66%
#5steak
1.66%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1bacon
52.99%
#2chicken
9.48%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with sushi, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1wasabi
53.18%
#2soy sauce
15.61%
#3miso
12.74%
#4marina sauce
10.19%
#5salsa
8.28%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1salsa
#2soy sauce
8.96%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1marina sauce
23.07%
#2wasabi
6.51%
#3miso
2.56%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with sushi, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1seaweed
33.5%
#2edamame
21.84%
#3nori
12.14%
#4green gram
12.14%
#5soy
11.17%
#6greens
4.85%
#7kale
2.43%
#8radishes
1.94%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1radishes
#2kale
#3greens
79.61%
#4edamame
17.89%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1green gram
51.46%
#2seaweed
18.95%
#3soy
8.36%
#4nori
1.32%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with sushi, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1ginger
37.81%
#2chocolate
31.34%
#3chiles
20.4%
#4matcha
10.45%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chiles
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chocolate
45.82%
#2matcha
31.05%
#3ginger
18.3%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with sushi, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
38.4%
#2tea
29.6%
#3green tea
16.8%
#4water
8%
#5smoothie
7.2%
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1smoothie
#2water
64.70%
#3coffee
33.99%
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1green tea
43.22%
#2tea
1.6%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with sushi, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
89.39%
#2milk
10.61%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1milk
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
31.41%
fruits Trends Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with sushi, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top fruits Ingredients
#1mango
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1mango
7.8%

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 sushi compared to all other dishes
fitness
9.19%
clean eating
1.56%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with sushi over time
Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '1800.250.50.7511.251.51.7522.252.52.7533.253.53.75
  • vegan
  • clean eating
  • vegetarian
  • gluten free

Restaurant Analysis

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

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve sushi

3.88%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature sushi

sushi restaurant

77 %
sushi Pricing Analysis Average price of sushi across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$18.6$16.38$18.37$21.24$22.93AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular sushi Dishes The most notable variations of sushi served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Salmon Sashimi KazuNori: The Original Hand Roll BarLaCalifornia
#2 Sashimi Sushi Omakase Sushi Katsuei - West VillageNycNew York
#3 Kappo Sushi Burrito Sushi KappoBostonMassachusetts
#4 Sushi Lunch Eiko'sNapaCalifornia
#5 Sushi Burrito Kazu Sushi Burrito DowntownJacksonvilleFlorida
#6 Sushi Sashimi Yen Sushi & Sake Bar (Century City)LaCalifornia
#7 Tuna Sashimi SUGARFISH: FlatironNycNew York
#8 Sushi Rice Tots Sumo DogLaCalifornia
#9 King Salmon Goat Cheese Sashimi Rock and Rolls Sushi LoungeCorpus ChristiTexas
#10 Sushi Roll Combo Raku Bethesda RowBethesdaMaryland
Menu Items How many total instances of sushi found in restaurants across the country
31,329
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of sushi variations on a restaurant's menu
5.29

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online sushi recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count How many online recipes exist for sushi
1,598
Used As Ingredient How many online recipes use sushi as an ingredient
689
Top Online Recipes The most notable variations of sushi recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year
1

Easy Vegan Sushi with Tomato Spicy Tuna from Carrots and Flowers

2

Paleo Sushi with Salmon & Avocado from Eat Drink Paleo

3

Banana and Nutella Sushi from yummiestfood.com

4

California Sushi Roll Bowls with Cauliflower Rice Meal Prep from Kirbie's Cravings

5

Cucumber Sushi For Kids from My Kids Lick The Bowl

6

Vegan brown rice sushi from Lazy Cat Kitchen

7

How to Make Sushi Without a Mat from Minimalist Baker

8

Vegetable Cauliflower Rice + Quinoa Sushi from Simply Quinoa

9

Coconut Tempura Tofu Sushi with Quinoa Rice from Live Eat Learn

10

Spicy Shrimp Sushi Stacks from Closet Cooking

11

Spicy Shrimp Sushi Stacks from Closet Cooking