waffles Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular waffles dishes in restaurants
#1CAKES FRENCH TOAST CREPES WAFFLES
Yolk (Dallas, Texas)
#2WAFFLE
Wafflejack (La, California)
#3CHICKEN WAFFLE
Champ's Diner (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
#4WAFFLE FRY PARM SANDWICH
Thunder Bun (Nyc, New York)
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with waffles
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve waffles

7.39%

11,287 of 152,763 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online waffles recipes

0.25%

3,982 of 1,593,361 Recipes

Overview

waffles Growth Over Time How waffles 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 WAFFLES growth or decline vs one year ago
6.54%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of waffles per consumer
1.94
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that waffles represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of waffles 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 waffles

7.39%

11,287 of 152,763 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online waffles recipes

0.25%

3,982 of 1,593,361 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

The most popular ingredients, flavors, and variations for waffles, 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 waffles, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1ice cream
82.8%
#2eggs
6.36%
#3salad
3.43%
#4hamburger
2.52%
#5chicken wings
2.31%
#6french fries
1.54%
#7tacos
0.98%
#8nachos
0.07%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1chicken wings
#2tacos
#3french fries
#4nachos
74.76%
#5eggs
39.53%
#6salad
18.60%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1ice cream
16.1%
#2hamburger
1.77%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with waffles, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chocolate
78.01%
#2matcha
9.8%
#3vanilla
8.28%
#4cinnamon
3.92%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1vanilla
32.9%
#2chocolate
29.34%
#3matcha
24.17%
#4cinnamon
4.03%
meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with waffles, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1chicken
55.23%
#2bacon
32.56%
#3steak
7.86%
#4beef
1.85%
#5ham
1.39%
#6turkey
1.11%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1steak
#2ham
#3beef
78.88%
#4bacon
47.17%
#5chicken
13.21%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1turkey
28.23%
bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with waffles, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1cake
21.54%
#2sugar
15.26%
#3caramel
9.42%
#4bread
8.66%
#5pastry
6.28%
#6sprinkles
5.63%
#7pancakes
5.63%
#8crepes
5.52%
#9toast
4.76%
#10candy
4%
#11cheesecake
4%
#12oreos
1.95%
#13cinnamon rolls
1.52%
#14indian bread
1.41%
#15marshmallows
1.3%
#16chocolate chips
1.3%
#17cupcakes
1.08%
#18bagels
0.76%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1indian bread
#2bagels
#3cupcakes
#4bread
#5cinnamon rolls
#6candy
80.03%
#7crepes
20.58%
#8sprinkles
15.96%
#9toast
9.62%
#10pancakes
6.34%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1chocolate chips
67%
#2caramel
45.99%
#3marshmallows
37.69%
#4cheesecake
21.65%
#5oreos
15.79%
#6pastry
14.27%
#7sugar
12.84%
#8cake
3.79%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with waffles, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1nutella
43.31%
#2syrup
17.8%
#3maple syrup
16.16%
#4peanut butter
10.23%
#5honey
6.44%
#6gravy
3.16%
#7marina sauce
2.9%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1maple syrup
7.80%
#2peanut butter
6.33%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1marina sauce
27.89%
#2honey
24.54%
#3nutella
13.64%
#4gravy
11.41%
#5syrup
9.19%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with waffles, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
65.31%
#2tea
10.84%
#3green tea
5.61%
#4smoothie
5.36%
#5juice
4.21%
#6espresso
3.44%
#7orange juice
3.32%
#8lemonade
1.91%
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1espresso
#2lemonade
#3smoothie
76.79%
#4tea
20.19%
#5coffee
7.78%
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1green tea
50.34%
#2juice
15.69%
#3orange juice
8.13%
fruits Trends Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with waffles, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top fruits Ingredients
#1strawberries
41.76%
#2blueberries
18.96%
#3mango
12.64%
#4bananas
9.62%
#5pineapple
8.79%
#6apple
5.77%
#7blackberries
2.47%
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1blackberries
70.75%
#2mango
39.83%
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1bananas
47.71%
#2pineapple
11.41%
#3strawberries
8.88%
#4apple
6.98%
#5blueberries
2.66%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with waffles, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
38.72%
#2cream
25.35%
#3butter
18.11%
#4yogurt
8.08%
#5milk
6.69%
#6cheddar
3.06%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1cheddar
#2butter
11.01%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1cream
49.35%
#2yogurt
19.62%
#3milk
17.93%
#4cheese
7.22%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with waffles, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1savory
26.63%
#2pumpkin
16.3%
#3green gram
14.13%
#4potatoes
13.04%
#5ube
12.5%
#6spinach
8.15%
#7tater tots
4.89%
#8mushrooms
2.17%
#9avocado
1.09%
#10sweet potatoes
1.09%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1tater tots
#2ube
#3spinach
#4savory
62.12%
#5pumpkin
32.88%
#6green gram
22.14%
#7mushrooms
7.85%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1sweet potatoes
54.53%
#2potatoes
26.35%
#3avocado
4.89%
seafood Trends Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with waffles, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top seafood Ingredients
#1fish
51.45%
#2salmon
28.26%
#3lobster pieces
19.57%
#4shrimp
0.72%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1shrimp
#2fish
#3lobster pieces
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1salmon
23.61%
grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with waffles, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1pasta
47.73%
#2grits
27.27%
#3oatmeal
25%
Fastest Rising grains Ingredients
#1pasta
61.29%
#2oatmeal
49.29%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1grits
20.5%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with waffles, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
44.02%
nuts and seeds Trends Highlights the most popular nuts and seeds ingredients with waffles, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1coconut
Fastest Rising nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1coconut
62.41%

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 waffles compared to all other dishes
fitness
17.26%
clean eating
2.15%
weight loss
1.96%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with waffles over time
Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '1800.511.522.533.544.555.566.5
  • vegan
  • clean eating
  • gluten free
  • vegetarian

Restaurant Analysis

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

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve waffles

7.39%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature waffles

american restaurant

38 %
waffles Pricing Analysis Average price of waffles across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$9.05$6.73$9.72$13.03$18.6AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular waffles Dishes The most notable variations of waffles served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Cakes French Toast Crepes Waffles YolkDallasTexas
#2 Waffle WafflejackLaCalifornia
#3 Chicken Waffle Champ's dinerPhiladelphiaPennsylvania
#4 Waffle Fry Parm Sandwich Thunder BunNycNew York
#5 Waffle Ice Cream Sandwich CREAM FresnoFresnoCalifornia
#6 Chicken Waffles Sweet ChickNycNew York
#7 Red Velvet Waffle Big C WafflesDurhamNorth Carolina
#8 Chicken Waffle Sandwich And WafflesLaCalifornia
#9 Falafel Waffle Avocado Toast Bowl and BladeNycNew York
#10 Honey Chipotle Crispers Waffles Chili's Grill & BarNorth Druid HillsGeorgia
Menu Items How many total instances of waffles found in restaurants across the country
21,955
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of waffles variations on a restaurant's menu
1.95

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online waffles recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count How many online recipes exist for waffles
3,982
Used As Ingredient How many online recipes use waffles as an ingredient