taco Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular taco dishes in restaurants
#1SUPER TACO SALAD
Veggie Grill (Santa Monica, California)
#2BURRITO TACO RICE
El Asadero (Coloma, Michigan)
#3AL PASTOR TACO
The Taco Stand Miami (Miami, Florida)
#4CARNE ASADA GRILLED STEAK TACO
Los Tacos No.1 (Nyc, New York)
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with taco
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve taco

12.3%

18,790 of 152,763 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online taco recipes

0.76%

12,151 of 1,606,506 Recipes

Overview

taco Growth Over Time How taco has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '1800.10.20.30.40.50.60.70.80.91
Year Over Year TACO growth or decline vs one year ago
32.65%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of taco per consumer
2.1
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that taco represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of taco 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 taco

12.3%

18,790 of 152,763 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online taco recipes

0.76%

12,151 of 1,606,506 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

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

meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with taco, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1chicken
28.36%
#2beef
17.54%
#3steak
15.38%
#4pork
13.91%
#5chorizo
5.72%
#6bacon
5.33%
#7brisket
3.32%
#8pork belly
2.78%
#9pulled pork
2.47%
#10turkey
2.4%
#11lamb
1.16%
#12sausage
1.08%
#13hot dogs
0.54%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1hot dogs
#2lamb
#3turkey
#4brisket
34.75%
#5pork
24.41%
#6beef
16.99%
#7steak
11.89%
#8chicken
11.73%
#9sausage
7.43%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1pulled pork
32.4%
#2bacon
26.25%
#3pork belly
15.4%
#4chorizo
7.71%
perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with taco, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1guacamole
43.89%
#2salad
23.87%
#3ice cream
11.2%
#4hamburger
3.62%
#5eggs
3.28%
#6tofu
2.71%
#7french fries
2.38%
#8nachos
2.38%
#9tostadas
2.26%
#10kimchi
1.7%
#11curry
1.47%
#12enchiladas
1.24%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1curry
#2french fries
#3tostadas
80.33%
#4nachos
51.67%
#5guacamole
31.83%
#6kimchi
26.39%
#7tofu
10.31%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1ice cream
60.37%
#2hamburger
28.95%
#3salad
13.58%
#4eggs
12.04%
#5enchiladas
2.2%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with taco, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
69.63%
#2queso
19.31%
#3sour cream
11.06%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
22.02%
#2queso
20.99%
#3sour cream
13.96%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with taco, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1tequila
42.09%
#2margarita
38.98%
#3wine
12.03%
#4cocktail
6.9%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1tequila
#2margarita
65.72%
#3cocktail
13.27%
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
7.63%
seafood Trends Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with taco, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top seafood Ingredients
#1fish
58.58%
#2salmon
15.26%
#3tuna
11.99%
#4lobster pieces
8.72%
#5crabs
5.45%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1crabs
#2lobster pieces
11.13%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1tuna
26.06%
#2salmon
11.1%
#3fish
7.64%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with taco, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1corn
38.7%
#2lettuce
23.04%
#3onion
15.65%
#4green gram
11.74%
#5cauliflower
10.87%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1cauliflower
11.26%
#2onion
0.83%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1green gram
32.47%
#2corn
17.49%
#3lettuce
2.91%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with taco, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1cilantro
53.6%
#2chipotle
23.42%
#3chocolate
22.97%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chocolate
63.6%
#2chipotle
31.79%
#3cilantro
10.28%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with taco, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1hot sauce
32.99%
#2marina sauce
26.8%
#3pico de gallo
26.8%
#4salsa verde
13.4%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1salsa verde
36.03%
#2marina sauce
14.32%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1hot sauce
33.44%
#2pico de gallo
23.27%
bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with taco, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1tortillas
45.4%
#2cake
23.31%
#3candy
21.47%
#4bread
6.75%
#5donuts
3.07%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1candy
#2donuts
#3bread
#4cake
63.37%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1tortillas
17.16%
grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with taco, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1rice
72.26%
#2pasta
27.74%
Fastest Rising grains Ingredients
#1pasta
#2rice
32.69%
fruits Trends Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with taco, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top fruits Ingredients
#1pineapple
51.85%
#2mango
34.57%
#3blueberries
13.58%
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1blueberries
#2mango
6.76%
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1pineapple
29.02%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with taco, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1coffee

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 taco compared to all other dishes
fitness
15.65%
weight loss
3.89%
meal prep
2.12%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with taco over time
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  • vegan
  • vegetarian
  • clean eating
  • gluten free

Restaurant Analysis

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

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve taco

12.3%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature taco

mexican restaurant

40 %
taco Pricing Analysis Average price of taco across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$7.25$5.88$8.33$9.63$12.24AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular taco Dishes The most notable variations of taco served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Super Taco Salad Veggie GrillSanta MonicaCalifornia
#2 Burrito Taco Rice El AsaderoColomaMichigan
#3 Al Pastor Taco The Taco Stand MiamiMiamiFlorida
#4 Carne Asada Grilled Steak Taco Los Tacos No.1NycNew York
#5 Chicken Tikka Masala Naan Taco Taco MahalNycNew York
#6 Chicken Taco Otto's TacosNycNew York
#7 Chicken Tikka Masala Roti Taco Taco MahalNycNew York
#8 Carnitas Taco Otto's Tacos - West VillageNycNew York
#9 Baja Fish Taco Pescado BorrachoGilbertArizona
#10 Chicken Curry Naan Taco Taco MahalNycNew York
Menu Items How many total instances of taco found in restaurants across the country
85,311
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of taco variations on a restaurant's menu
4.54

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online taco recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count How many online recipes exist for taco
12,151
Used As Ingredient How many online recipes use taco as an ingredient
6,727
Top Online Recipes The most notable variations of taco recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year
1

One-Pot Cheesy Taco Pasta from

2

Chicken Taco Lettuce Wraps (Healthy, Low-carb, Keto) from gimmedelicious.com

3

Taco Bake from Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

4

Black Bean Taco Salad from Crunchy Creamy Sweet

5

Whole30 Creamy Taco Soup from The Movement Menu

6

Keto cheesy mexican taco skillet from Cast Iron Keto

7

Crustless Low Carb Taco Pie (with taco seasoning from Mother Would Know

8

Low Carb Taco Cabbage Skillet from Hey Keto Mama

9

Cheesy Taco Sticks from I Wash You Dry

10

Keto Beef Taquitos with Cheese Taco Shells from Keto Vale

11

Cheesy Taco Sticks from I Wash You Dry