falafel Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular falafel dishes in restaurants
#1FALAFEL PITA
The Hummus And Pita Co. (New York, New York)
#2FALAFEL SANDWICH
Goldie Falafel (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
#3FALAFEL WAFFLE AVOCADO TOAST
Bowl And Blade (Nyc, New York)
#4FALAFEL WRAP
The Kebab Shop Los Olivos (Irvine, California)
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with falafel
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve falafel

2.31%

4,107 of 177,783 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online falafel recipes

0.08%

1,543 of 1,979,825 Recipes

Overview

falafel Growth Over Time How falafel has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '18Jan '19Feb '19Mar '19Apr '19May '1900.0250.050.0750.10.1250.150.175
Year Over Year FALAFEL growth or decline vs one year ago
-5.65%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of falafel per consumer
1.71
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that falafel represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of falafel 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 falafel

2.31%

4,107 of 177,783 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online falafel recipes

0.08%

1,543 of 1,979,825 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

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

condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with falafel, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1hummus
80.54%
#2tahini
12.34%
#3tzatziki
5.31%
#4white sauce
1.81%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1white sauce
#2hummus
14.45%
#3tzatziki
10.04%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1tahini
8.21%
perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with falafel, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1salad
69.95%
#2baba ganoush
12.91%
#3hamburger
5.96%
#4french fries
4.51%
#5ice cream
3.97%
#6tacos
2.71%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1ice cream
#2french fries
30.88%
#3tacos
10.28%
#4hamburger
8.42%
#5baba ganoush
7.56%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1salad
15.12%
meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with falafel, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1chicken
43.11%
#2lamb
22.51%
#3beef
19.15%
#4steak
15.23%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1lamb
#2beef
#3chicken
18.03%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1steak
52.74%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with falafel, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1avocado
66.67%
#2tomatoes
17.02%
#3chickpeas
16.31%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1chickpeas
2.17%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1tomatoes
37.21%
#2avocado
23.39%
bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with falafel, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1pita bread
66.36%
#2bread
33.64%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1pita bread
77.23%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1bread
7.84%
grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with falafel, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1rice
Fastest Rising grains Ingredients
#1rice
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with falafel, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1feta
50.67%
#2cheese
49.33%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
26.03%
#2feta
14.93%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with falafel, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
89.47%
#2bourbon
10.53%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1bourbon
#2wine
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with falafel, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1garlic
53.16%
#2chocolate
46.84%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chocolate
#2garlic
68.79%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with falafel, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
12.43%
seafood Trends Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with falafel, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top seafood Ingredients
#1salmon
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1salmon

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 falafel compared to all other dishes
fitness
10.55%
clean eating
3.41%
protein
1.60%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with falafel over time
May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '18Jan '19Feb '19Mar '19Apr '19May '1902.557.51012.51517.52022.52527.53032.535
  • vegan
  • vegetarian
  • clean eating
  • gluten free

Restaurant Analysis

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

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve falafel

2.31%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature falafel

mediterranean restaurant

29 %
falafel Pricing Analysis Average price of falafel across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$8.18$7.32$8.63$10.13$8.13AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular falafel Dishes The most notable variations of falafel served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Falafel Pita The Hummus and Pita Co.New YorkNew York
#2 Falafel Sandwich Goldie FalafelPhiladelphiaPennsylvania
#3 Falafel Waffle Avocado Toast Bowl and BladeNycNew York
#4 Falafel Wrap The Kebab Shop Los OlivosIrvineCalifornia
#5 Falafel Bowl Amsterdam FalafelshopWashingtonD.c.
#6 Falafel Burger The GallowsBostonMassachusetts
#7 Herb Falafel Beet Tahini ParallelTorontoOntario
#8 Falafel Cauliflower DEZNew YorkNew York
#9 Falafel Spinach Pie Mr. GyrosWashingtonPennsylvania
#10 Falafel Tahini Dip NOA CafeMiamiFlorida
Menu Items How many total instances of falafel found in restaurants across the country
9,027
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of falafel variations on a restaurant's menu
2.2

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online falafel recipes and their penetration