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)
#3WAFFLE FRIES
Thunder Bun (Nyc, New York)
#4CHICKEN WAFFLE
Queens Comfort (Nyc, New York)
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with waffles
#1buttermilk
#2hamburger
#3champagne
#4grits
#5chicken wings
88.39%
#6cheese
83.24%
#7beer
79.54%
#8chicken
37.53%
#9espresso
34.93%
#10savory
32.48%
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve waffles

7.89%

11,882 of 150,634 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online waffles recipes

0.24%

4,647 of 1,918,479 Recipes

Overview

waffles Growth Over Time How waffles has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '18Jan '19Feb '19Mar '1900.10.20.30.40.50.60.70.80.9
Year Over Year WAFFLES growth or decline vs one year ago
3.85%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of waffles per consumer
1.89
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

7.89%

11,882 of 150,634 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online waffles recipes

0.24%

4,647 of 1,918,479 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
83.03%
#2eggs
6.69%
#3salad
3.24%
#4hamburger
3.03%
#5chicken wings
2.82%
#6tacos
1.2%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1tacos
#2hamburger
#3chicken wings
88.39%
#4eggs
14.97%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1salad
27.87%
#2ice cream
11.5%
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
54.98%
#2bacon
32.74%
#3steak
8.34%
#4beef
1.97%
#5turkey
1.61%
#6sausage
0.36%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1turkey
#2beef
#3chicken
37.53%
#4steak
19.51%
#5bacon
12.82%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1sausage
36.2%
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
9.79%
#3vanilla
8.39%
#4cinnamon
3.82%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1matcha
32.66%
#2cinnamon
30.23%
#3vanilla
23.27%
#4chocolate
21.28%
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
19.94%
#2sugar
13.46%
#3whipped cream
11.03%
#4bread
8.5%
#5caramel
8.2%
#6pancakes
5.67%
#7pastry
5.57%
#8sprinkles
5.47%
#9crepes
4.96%
#10toast
4.66%
#11cheesecake
3.64%
#12cookies
3.04%
#13donuts
2.63%
#14brownies
1.82%
#15cupcakes
1.42%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1toast
#2cupcakes
71.73%
#3donuts
67.91%
#4cookies
44.06%
#5cake
11.39%
#6pancakes
4.68%
#7whipped cream
2.82%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1brownies
48.87%
#2caramel
41.25%
#3cheesecake
33.61%
#4bread
30.94%
#5sprinkles
26.06%
#6sugar
20.36%
#7crepes
19.31%
#8pastry
10.52%
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
43.95%
#2syrup
19.08%
#3maple syrup
16.58%
#4peanut butter
10.53%
#5honey
6.71%
#6gravy
3.16%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1syrup
26.78%
#2gravy
3.04%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1honey
35.6%
#2maple syrup
21.18%
#3peanut butter
14.14%
#4nutella
10.92%
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
81.74%
#2smoothie
6.95%
#3green tea
6.46%
#4espresso
4.85%
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1espresso
34.93%
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1green tea
48.48%
#2smoothie
23.75%
#3coffee
8.63%
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
43.07%
#2cream
24.78%
#3butter
19.47%
#4yogurt
8.85%
#5buttermilk
3.83%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1buttermilk
#2cheese
83.24%
#3butter
0.95%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1cream
48.48%
#2yogurt
3.88%
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
59.7%
#2blueberries
26.62%
#3bananas
13.69%
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1bananas
28.96%
#2strawberries
5.02%
#3blueberries
4.62%
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
53.1%
#2salmon
26.21%
#3lobster pieces
20.69%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1lobster pieces
25.12%
#2salmon
4.95%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1fish
25.56%
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
68.49%
#2potatoes
31.51%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1savory
32.48%
#2potatoes
28.80%
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
63.77%
#2grits
36.23%
Fastest Rising grains Ingredients
#1grits
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1pasta
20.27%
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
67.69%
#2champagne
29.23%
#3beer
3.08%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1champagne
#2beer
79.54%
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
54.61%
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 Falling nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1coconut
12.09%

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
16.77%
clean eating
2.00%
weight loss
2.00%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with waffles over time
Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '18Jan '19Feb '19Mar '1900.511.522.533.544.555.566.5
  • 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

7.89%

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
$9.12$6.73$9.61$12.52$25.11AVG$$$$$$$$$$
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 Waffle Fries Thunder BunNycNew York
#4 Chicken Waffle Queens ComfortNycNew York
#5 Belgian Waffle RepubliqueLaCalifornia
#6 Fried Chicken Waffle RepubliqueLaCalifornia
#7 Chicken Waffles Sweet ChickNycNew York
#8 Red Velvet Waffle Big C WafflesDurhamNorth Carolina
#9 Chicken Waffle Sandwich And WafflesLaCalifornia
#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
22,863
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of waffles variations on a restaurant's menu
1.92

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online waffles recipes and their penetration