tacos Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular tacos dishes in restaurants
#1TACOS
Trompo (Dallas, Texas)
#2FISH TACOS
Gott's Roadside - Oxbow Market (Napa, California)
#3CARNE ASADA TACO
The Taco Stand Miami (Miami, Florida)
#4PULLED PORK TACOS
Steam Pub (Upper Southampton Township, Pennsylvania)
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with tacos
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve tacos

19.64%

29,582 of 150,634 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online tacos recipes

1.64%

31,467 of 1,917,867 Recipes

Overview

tacos Growth Over Time How tacos has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '18Jan '19Feb '19Mar '1900.250.50.7511.251.51.7522.25
Year Over Year TACOS growth or decline vs one year ago
31.85%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of tacos per consumer
2.62
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that tacos represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of tacos 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 tacos

19.64%

29,582 of 150,634 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online tacos recipes

1.64%

31,467 of 1,917,867 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

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

meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with tacos, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1chicken
28.48%
#2steak
15.59%
#3beef
15.19%
#4pork
13.68%
#5bacon
6.44%
#6chorizo
5.97%
#7brisket
4.22%
#8pulled pork
2.78%
#9pork belly
2.63%
#10turkey
1.91%
#11sausage
1.35%
#12hot dogs
0.95%
#13ground beef
0.8%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1sausage
74.65%
#2chorizo
46.99%
#3steak
38.92%
#4beef
27.22%
#5pork
24.41%
#6brisket
24.40%
#7chicken
21.94%
#8pork belly
16.34%
#9hot dogs
11.69%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1turkey
22.22%
#2bacon
14.85%
#3ground beef
9.25%
#4pulled pork
0.05%
perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with tacos, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1guacamole
46.33%
#2salad
17.18%
#3ice cream
11.26%
#4hamburger
9.6%
#5tofu
2.96%
#6french fries
2.61%
#7eggs
2.49%
#8chicken wings
1.78%
#9tostadas
1.78%
#10kimchi
1.78%
#11nachos
1.42%
#12enchiladas
0.83%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1chicken wings
#2hamburger
82.44%
#3french fries
48.67%
#4ice cream
31.77%
#5guacamole
13.11%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1enchiladas
36.37%
#2kimchi
22.56%
#3tostadas
21.35%
#4tofu
17.78%
#5nachos
3.18%
#6salad
1.88%
#7eggs
0.71%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with tacos, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1tequila
39.75%
#2margarita
32.91%
#3wine
13.67%
#4cocktail
4.61%
#5beer
3.82%
#6whiskey
2.23%
#7liquor
2.07%
#8bourbon
0.95%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1bourbon
81.50%
#2tequila
62.54%
#3wine
57.22%
#4margarita
19.21%
#5beer
12.02%
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1cocktail
27.88%
#2liquor
0.69%
#3whiskey
0.4%
seafood Trends Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with tacos, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top seafood Ingredients
#1fish
55.64%
#2lobster pieces
14.04%
#3salmon
13.03%
#4tuna
11.03%
#5crabs
6.27%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1crabs
#2lobster pieces
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1salmon
5.39%
#2tuna
4.98%
#3fish
2.06%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with tacos, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
68.9%
#2queso
21.72%
#3sour cream
9.38%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1queso
42.65%
#2cheese
7.57%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1sour cream
25.33%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with tacos, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1cilantro
35.51%
#2chocolate
15.58%
#3chipotle
15.58%
#4black pepper
9.66%
#5habaneros
8.1%
#6garlic
4.98%
#7black pepper
3.43%
#8masa
2.18%
#9serrano
1.87%
#10chiles
1.25%
#11hot pepper
0.93%
#12vanilla
0.93%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1hot pepper
#2serrano
#3vanilla
#4habaneros
#5cilantro
17.42%
#6chocolate
12.99%
#7chiles
12.73%
#8garlic
9.85%
#9black pepper
2.38%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chipotle
34.83%
#2black pepper
13.2%
#3masa
5.47%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with tacos, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1corn
35.05%
#2lettuce
18.69%
#3onion
15.89%
#4tomatoes
12.62%
#5cauliflower
11.21%
#6brussel sprouts
2.8%
#7truffles
2.8%
#8scotch bonnet
0.93%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1scotch bonnet
#2brussel sprouts
#3truffles
#4onion
9.47%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1lettuce
32.82%
#2tomatoes
30.94%
#3cauliflower
22.22%
#4corn
10.39%
bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with tacos, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1tortillas
45.05%
#2cake
26.37%
#3candy
15.38%
#4bread
7.69%
#5pie
2.75%
#6donuts
2.75%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1candy
#2bread
#3pie
#4donuts
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1tortillas
14.27%
#2cake
11.3%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with tacos, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1hot sauce
41.94%
#2pico de gallo
32.9%
#3salsa verde
18.06%
#4agave
3.87%
#5ketchup
3.23%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1ketchup
#2agave
#3hot sauce
83.18%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1pico de gallo
8.12%
#2salsa verde
0.57%
grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with tacos, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1rice
69.53%
#2pasta
30.47%
Fastest Rising grains Ingredients
#1rice
12.19%
#2pasta
3.71%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with tacos, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
#2cider
5.32%
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1cider
#2coffee
fruits Trends Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with tacos, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top fruits Ingredients
#1mango
54.9%
#2jackfruit
45.1%
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1mango
26.82%
#2jackfruit
22.22%

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 tacos compared to all other dishes
fitness
13.33%
weight loss
2.73%
clean eating
1.73%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with tacos over time
Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '18Jan '19Feb '19Mar '190123456789
  • vegan
  • vegetarian
  • clean eating
  • gluten free

Restaurant Analysis

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

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve tacos

19.64%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature tacos

mexican restaurant

38 %
tacos Pricing Analysis Average price of tacos across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$8.73$6.48$9.32$10.55$12.58AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular tacos Dishes The most notable variations of tacos served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Tacos TrompoDallasTexas
#2 Fish Tacos Gott's Roadside - Oxbow MarketNapaCalifornia
#3 Carne Asada Taco The Taco Stand MiamiMiamiFlorida
#4 Pulled Pork Tacos Steam PubUpper Southampton TownshipPennsylvania
#5 Bang Bang Shrimp Tacos Bonefish GrillConcordNorth Carolina
#6 Al Pastor Taco The Taco Stand MiamiMiamiFlorida
#7 Taco Salad Chuy'sHoustonTexas
#8 Carne Asada Grilled Steak Taco Los Tacos No.1NycNew York
#9 Taco Al Pastor Pork Taco Pineaple Onions Tacos El ChilangoWashingtonD.c.
#10 Shrimp Taco Otto's TacosNycNew York
Menu Items How many total instances of tacos found in restaurants across the country
139,186
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of tacos variations on a restaurant's menu
4.71

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online tacos recipes and their penetration