fries Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular fries dishes in restaurants
#1 FRIES
Shake Shack (Los Angeles, California)
#2 SWEET POTATO FRIES
Seamore's (New York, New York)
#3 GARLIC FRIES
Super Duper Burgers (San Francisco, California)
#4 WAFFLE FRIES
Thunder Bun (New York, New York)
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with fries
#1shrimp
#2liquor
#3chicken wings
#4bbq sauce
85.09%
#5noodles
62.29%
#6zucchini
60.41%
#7spaghetti
50.28%
#8bread
39.01%
#9queso
32.49%
#10chicken
26.52%
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve fries

38.72%

59,193 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online fries recipes

0.31%

4,475 of 1,437,927 Recipes

Overview

fries Growth Over Time How fries has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Nov '17Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '1800.250.50.7511.251.51.75
Year Over Year FRIES growth or decline vs one year ago
7.99%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of fries per consumer
2.66
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that fries represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of fries 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 fries

38.72%

59,193 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online fries recipes

0.31%

4,475 of 1,437,927 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

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

meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with fries, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1chicken
29.81%
#2bacon
24.61%
#3steak
15.72%
#4beef
14.97%
#5pork
4.1%
#6hot dogs
2.86%
#7brisket
2.2%
#8turkey
1.63%
#9lamb
1.54%
#10pork belly
0.88%
#11roast beef
0.4%
#12spam
0.31%
#13duck fat
0.31%
#14lamb chops
0.22%
#15chicken breasts
0.22%
#16pork chops
0.13%
#17pulled pork
0.04%
#18corned beef
0.04%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1spam
#2lamb chops
#3chicken breasts
#4pork chops
#5pork belly
30.40%
#6chicken
26.52%
#7lamb
17.31%
#8brisket
8.03%
#9steak
1.47%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1corned beef
53.85%
#2pulled pork
28.93%
#3roast beef
27.23%
#4duck fat
22.38%
#5beef
16.56%
#6bacon
14.4%
#7turkey
5.7%
#8hot dogs
4.27%
#9pork
0.36%
perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with fries, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1hamburger
46.68%
#2salad
15.91%
#3ice cream
6.27%
#4eggs
5.39%
#5chicken wings
5.08%
#6coleslaw
4.32%
#7guacamole
3.51%
#8veggie burger
3.2%
#9tacos
2.19%
#10kimchi
2.07%
#11falafel
2.01%
#12curry
1.32%
#13mashed potatoes
0.94%
#14slaw
0.81%
#15risotto
0.31%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1risotto
#2chicken wings
#3coleslaw
5.98%
#4tacos
3.49%
#5curry
1.09%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1guacamole
31.19%
#2slaw
22.38%
#3veggie burger
20.28%
#4mashed potatoes
16.7%
#5falafel
15.48%
#6kimchi
12.26%
#7hamburger
11.06%
#8ice cream
10.21%
#9eggs
7.23%
#10salad
5.41%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with fries, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
76.34%
#2cheddar
7.54%
#3parmesan
3.13%
#4queso
2.49%
#5mozzarella
1.92%
#6butter
1.68%
#7blue cheese
1.44%
#8sour cream
1.36%
#9feta
1.2%
#10cheese sauce
0.96%
#11vegan cheese
0.72%
#12american cheese
0.48%
#13yogurt
0.4%
#14paneer
0.32%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1yogurt
#2paneer
#3american cheese
#4vegan cheese
#5queso
32.49%
#6cheddar
11.62%
#7mozzarella
7.37%
#8butter
4.70%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1cheese sauce
45.1%
#2blue cheese
37.65%
#3feta
25.91%
#4sour cream
18.85%
#5cheese
12.22%
#6parmesan
5.04%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with fries, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1homestyle sauce
25.46%
#2ketchup
20.63%
#3gravy
13.31%
#4mayo
8.32%
#5hot sauce
4.66%
#6hummus
4.49%
#7mustard
4.33%
#8nutella
3.83%
#9aioli
3.83%
#10bbq sauce
3.66%
#11pickles
3.33%
#12mayonnaise
2.66%
#13chimichurri
1.5%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1chimichurri
#2bbq sauce
85.09%
#3nutella
12.73%
#4pickles
3.24%
#5gravy
2.35%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1mayonnaise
41.31%
#2ketchup
35.74%
#3mustard
27.7%
#4mayo
26.87%
#5hummus
23.42%
#6homestyle sauce
17.34%
#7aioli
11.11%
#8hot sauce
2.02%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with fries, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1potatoes
31.29%
#2onion
15.13%
#3lettuce
14.11%
#4tomatoes
6.95%
#5corn
5.52%
#6tater tots
4.7%
#7savory
4.5%
#8greens
4.29%
#9mushrooms
4.09%
#10spinach
3.68%
#11zucchini
2.45%
#12brussel sprouts
2.04%
#13chickpeas
0.82%
#14yams
0.41%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1chickpeas
#2yams
#3brussel sprouts
62.63%
#4zucchini
60.41%
#5greens
7.91%
#6corn
6.22%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1savory
47.22%
#2spinach
34.32%
#3onion
29.39%
#4tater tots
27.77%
#5lettuce
26.82%
#6tomatoes
25.53%
#7potatoes
18.35%
#8mushrooms
10.88%
seafood Trends Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with fries, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top seafood Ingredients
#1fish
52.99%
#2salmon
15.49%
#3mussels
8.42%
#4calamari
7.07%
#5tuna
5.98%
#6shrimp
4.62%
#7tilapia
3.53%
#8crabs
1.09%
#9oysters
0.82%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1tilapia
#2shrimp
#3crabs
75.23%
#4fish
23.41%
#5tuna
1.61%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1mussels
39.55%
#2calamari
13.17%
#3salmon
4.87%
#4oysters
0.75%
bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with fries, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1bread
35.21%
#2cake
13.61%
#3toast
8.58%
#4buns
8.58%
#5pita
8.28%
#6waffles
6.51%
#7brioche
4.73%
#8donuts
3.25%
#9pancakes
2.96%
#10cornbread
2.96%
#11garlic bread
2.66%
#12cookies
2.07%
#13tortillas
0.59%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1pancakes
#2garlic bread
70.76%
#3bread
39.01%
#4waffles
9.74%
#5pita
5.34%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1cake
77.91%
#2donuts
54.3%
#3cookies
49.34%
#4brioche
47.61%
#5tortillas
39.01%
#6buns
34.85%
#7toast
20.6%
#8cornbread
13.42%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with fries, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
39.49%
#2coke
17.95%
#3lemonade
15.9%
#4coca cola
15.38%
#5tea
11.28%
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1coke
20.51%
#2lemonade
20.1%
#3coca cola
17.14%
#4tea
13.59%
#5coffee
1.3%
grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with fries, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1pasta
48.45%
#2rice
36.65%
#3spaghetti
13.04%
#4noodles
1.86%
Fastest Rising grains Ingredients
#1noodles
62.29%
#2spaghetti
50.28%
#3pasta
18.12%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1rice
18.55%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with fries, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chocolate
57.24%
#2garlic
42.76%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chocolate
55.11%
#2garlic
16.95%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with fries, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
79.55%
#2cocktail
15.15%
#3liquor
5.3%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1liquor
#2wine
9.62%
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1cocktail
8.8%
fruits Trends Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with fries, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top fruits Ingredients
#1lemon
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1lemon
22.38%

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 fries compared to all other dishes
fitness
9.06%
snack
1.70%
weight loss
1.47%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with fries over time
Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '1800.511.522.533.544.555.566.5
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Clean Eating
  • Gluten Free

Restaurant Analysis

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

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve fries

38.72%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature fries

american restaurant

20%
fries Pricing Analysis Average price of fries across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$5.75$5.73$5.68$6.35$6.65AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular fries Dishes The most notable variations of fries served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Fries Shake ShackLos AngelesCalifornia
#2 Sweet Potato Fries SEAMORE'SNew YorkNew York
#3 Garlic Fries Super Duper BurgersSan FranciscoCalifornia
#4 Waffle Fries Thunder BunNew YorkNew York
#5 Organic Sweet Potato Fries The CoveSan AntonioTexas
#6 Truffle Fries Barn Joo 35New YorkNew York
#7 Fried Chicken Fries BAILEY'S BEST CAFEBuffaloNew York
#8 Korean Bbq Kimchi Fries Q-Shi BBQ & SushiSpringTexas
#9 Chili Fries Johnnie's PastramiCulver CityCalifornia
#10 Bbq Bacon Cheese Fries Shake ShackLos AngelesCalifornia
Menu Items How many total instances of fries found in restaurants across the country
154,684
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of fries variations on a restaurant's menu
2.61

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online fries recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count How many online recipes exist for fries
4,475
Used As Ingredient How many online recipes use fries as an ingredient
439
Top Online Recipes The most notable variations of fries recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year
1

Baked Low Carb Zucchini Fries (Paleo, AIP, Keto, Dairy Free) from Unbound Wellness

2

Baked Zucchini Fries (gluten-free, low-carb) from Downshiftology

3

Extra Crispy Garlic Lime Sweet Potato Fries from Paleo Gluten Free Eats

4

Low Carb Crispy Seasoned Jicama Fries from Personally Paleo

5

Avocado Kale Caesar Salad + Sweet Potato Fries from Pinch of Yum

6

Crispy Baked Parmesan Garlic Fries from Evolving Table

7

"Bacon Burger & Fries" Paleo Breakfast Bake (Whole30) from The Paleo Running Momma

8

Loaded Mediterranean Street Fries from Pinch of Yum

9

Nacho Fries BellGrande from Delish

10

Baked Asparagus Fries from Damn Delicious