waffles Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular waffles dishes in restaurants
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with waffles
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve waffles

7.68%

11,743 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online waffles recipes

0.25%

3,637 of 1,437,927 Recipes

Overview

waffles Growth Over Time How waffles has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Nov '17Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '1800.10.20.30.40.50.60.70.80.9
Year Over Year WAFFLES growth or decline vs one year ago
7.68%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of waffles per consumer
1.97
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

7.68%

11,743 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online waffles recipes

0.25%

3,637 of 1,437,927 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
81.87%
#2eggs
6.13%
#3salad
3.3%
#4hamburger
2.43%
#5ice
2.16%
#6chicken wings
2.09%
#7french fries
1.42%
#8fruit salad
0.61%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1fruit salad
#2chicken wings
#3eggs
26.44%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1ice
62.96%
#2hamburger
35.85%
#3french fries
22.84%
#4ice cream
9.22%
#5salad
1.18%
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
76.61%
#2matcha
9.54%
#3vanilla
8.34%
#4cinnamon
3.78%
#5pumpkin spice
1.72%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1pumpkin spice
45.90%
#2cinnamon
15.74%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1vanilla
29.02%
#2chocolate
23.9%
#3matcha
19.92%
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
56.51%
#2bacon
32.55%
#3steak
7.74%
#4pork
1.79%
#5ham
1.42%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1steak
#2ham
80.03%
#3pork
68.78%
#4bacon
34.24%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1chicken
6.86%
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
42.84%
#2syrup
17.41%
#3maple syrup
15.56%
#4peanut butter
10%
#5honey
6.54%
#6gravy
3.09%
#7homestyle sauce
2.96%
#8almond butter
1.6%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1almond butter
#2maple syrup
16.31%
#3syrup
12.84%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1homestyle sauce
46.85%
#2gravy
35.7%
#3honey
21.72%
#4peanut butter
16.67%
#5nutella
8.53%
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
21.5%
#2sugar
15.83%
#3caramel
9.63%
#4bread
8.34%
#5pastry
6.2%
#6sprinkles
5.78%
#7pancakes
5.35%
#8crepes
5.13%
#9toast
4.6%
#10cheesecake
4.06%
#11candy
3.85%
#12cookies
2.78%
#13cookie dough
2.46%
#14dulce de leche
1.6%
#15indian bread
1.39%
#16chocolate chips
1.28%
#17croissants
0.21%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1indian bread
#2bread
#3cookies
70.33%
#4candy
61.78%
#5cookie dough
33.74%
#6pancakes
28.83%
#7toast
3.93%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1cheesecake
52.71%
#2dulce de leche
49.37%
#3chocolate chips
39.84%
#4croissants
39.53%
#5caramel
23.51%
#6sugar
23.49%
#7sprinkles
14.11%
#8crepes
9%
#9pastry
8.01%
#10cake
3.17%
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
67.23%
#2tea
10.7%
#3green tea
5.87%
#4smoothie
5.48%
#5juice
4.44%
#6orange juice
3.39%
#7espresso
2.87%
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1espresso
#2smoothie
85.18%
#3juice
13.59%
#4orange juice
7.02%
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1green tea
45.87%
#2coffee
4.15%
#3tea
0.4%
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
41.26%
#2blueberries
19.13%
#3mango
12.84%
#4bananas
9.56%
#5pineapple
8.74%
#6apple
6.01%
#7blackberries
2.46%
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1blackberries
86.80%
#2mango
42.26%
#3pineapple
18.15%
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1bananas
39.58%
#2blueberries
22.84%
#3strawberries
14.39%
#4apple
1.36%
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
39.61%
#2cream
26.97%
#3butter
17.98%
#4yogurt
8.43%
#5milk
7.02%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1butter
10.39%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1cream
53.27%
#2cheese
13%
#3milk
4.22%
#4yogurt
1.56%
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
43.24%
#2pumpkin
30.63%
#3potatoes
23.42%
#4sweet potatoes
2.7%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1sweet potatoes
74.32%
#2savory
45.74%
#3pumpkin
35.22%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1potatoes
18.08%
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
63.3%
#2salmon
35.78%
#3shrimp
0.92%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1shrimp
#2fish
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1salmon
26.15%
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
47.06%
#2grits
27.06%
#3oatmeal
25.88%
Fastest Rising grains Ingredients
#1oatmeal
83.25%
#2grits
32.88%
#3pasta
26.76%
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 Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
14.75%
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
1.62%

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
17.75%
clean eating
2.21%
weight loss
1.97%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with waffles over time
Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '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

7.68%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature waffles

american restaurant

37%
waffles Pricing Analysis Average price of waffles across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$9.05$6.79$9.74$12.97$18.23AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular waffles Dishes The most notable variations of waffles served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Waffle Fries Thunder BunNew YorkNew York
#2 Waffle Fry Parm Sandwich Thunder BunNew YorkNew York
#3 Chicken Waffle Champ's dinerPhiladelphiaPennsylvania
#4 Smores Waffle Breakfast Beans and Leaves Coffee and Tea CafeNew YorkNew York
#5 Cakes French Toast Crepes Waffles YolkDallasTexas
#6 Red Velvet Waffle Big C WafflesDurhamNorth Carolina
#7 Waffle WafflejackLos AngelesCalifornia
#8 Belgian Waffle Fill-Up with Billups BiloxiBiloxiMississippi
#9 Swirly Sin Waffle Smashed WafflesRaleighNorth Carolina
#10 Breakfast Chicken Waffles Founding FarmersWashingtonDistrict Of Columbia
Menu Items How many total instances of waffles found in restaurants across the country
24,425
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of waffles variations on a restaurant's menu
2.08

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online waffles recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count How many online recipes exist for waffles
3,637
Used As Ingredient How many online recipes use waffles as an ingredient
390
Top Online Recipes The most notable variations of waffles recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year
#1

Vegan Peanut Butter Cup Waffles made with Oat Flour from rachLmansfield

#2

Low Carb and Keto Fluffy Waffles from iSaveA2Z.com

#3

Gluten Free Waffles from Bravo For Paleo

#4

Vegan Paleo Coconut Flour Waffles from Feasting on Fruit

#5

Paleo Sweet Potato Waffle Breakfast Sandwich [ Whole30 ] from Fit Mitten Kitchen

#6

Carrot Cake Waffles (Gluten-Free and Vegan) from Karissa's Vegan Kitchen

#7

Coconut Yogurt Waffles (Vegan + GF) from Minimalist Baker

#8

Vegan banana bread waffles (dairy-free & egg-free) from Veganosity

#9

Egg & Cheese Hash Browns Waffles from Yellow Bliss Road

#10

Egg & Cheese Hash Browns Waffles from Yellow Bliss Road

#11

Matcha Green Tea Waffles from Plating Pixels