tacos Trends

Highlights

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

20.19%

30,859 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online tacos recipes

1.67%

23,934 of 1,435,327 Recipes

Overview

tacos Growth Over Time How tacos has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Nov '17Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '1800.250.50.7511.251.51.7522.25
Year Over Year TACOS growth or decline vs one year ago
20.82%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of tacos per consumer
2.68
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that tacos represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of tacos 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 tacos

20.19%

30,859 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online tacos recipes

1.67%

23,934 of 1,435,327 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

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

meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with tacos, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1chicken
28.7%
#2steak
15.35%
#3beef
14.95%
#4pork
13.26%
#5bacon
6.51%
#6chorizo
5.87%
#7brisket
4.18%
#8pulled pork
3.22%
#9pork belly
2.73%
#10turkey
2.01%
#11sausage
1.45%
#12hot dogs
0.88%
#13pepperoni
0.56%
#14flank steak
0.32%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1pepperoni
#2flank steak
#3turkey
15.12%
#4pork belly
13.17%
#5steak
12.59%
#6beef
11.94%
#7chicken
10.29%
#8pork
7.45%
#9bacon
0.39%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1pulled pork
51.64%
#2hot dogs
36.21%
#3sausage
25.89%
#4chorizo
3.9%
#5brisket
0.3%
perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with tacos, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1guacamole
45.1%
#2salad
17.59%
#3ice cream
12.04%
#4hamburger
8.15%
#5tofu
2.95%
#6french fries
2.6%
#7eggs
2.6%
#8kimchi
2.01%
#9tostadas
1.65%
#10slaw
1.65%
#11chicken wings
1.42%
#12enchiladas
0.94%
#13seitan
0.59%
#14lasagna
0.35%
#15risotto
0.35%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1lasagna
#2risotto
#3seitan
#4chicken wings
#5tostadas
#6hamburger
17.12%
#7french fries
13.30%
#8eggs
11.85%
#9guacamole
10.90%
#10slaw
8.69%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1kimchi
43.57%
#2ice cream
37.22%
#3tofu
30.17%
#4salad
9.56%
#5enchiladas
3.21%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with tacos, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1tequila
38.34%
#2margarita
31.59%
#3wine
13.51%
#4cocktail
5.24%
#5beer
3.72%
#6whiskey
2.36%
#7liquor
2.2%
#8vodka
2.2%
#9champagne
0.84%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1champagne
#2liquor
#3tequila
50.78%
#4margarita
39.00%
#5cocktail
30.30%
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1vodka
47.77%
#2wine
23.29%
#3beer
4.68%
#4whiskey
1.5%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with tacos, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
67.58%
#2queso
19.7%
#3sour cream
9.23%
#4queso fresco
2.49%
#5mozzarella
1%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1mozzarella
#2queso fresco
73.54%
#3sour cream
1.65%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
19.34%
#2queso
6.34%
seafood Trends Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with tacos, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top seafood Ingredients
#1fish
64.69%
#2salmon
15.82%
#3tuna
12.99%
#4crabs
5.65%
#5mussels
0.85%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1mussels
#2crabs
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1tuna
18.15%
#2fish
12.65%
#3salmon
5.39%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with tacos, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1cilantro
44.72%
#2chocolate
24.8%
#3chipotle
21.95%
#4habaneros
8.54%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1habaneros
68.60%
#2cilantro
7.25%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chocolate
58.17%
#2chipotle
26.71%
bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with tacos, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1tortillas
39.91%
#2cake
22.42%
#3candy
6.73%
#4corn tortillas
5.83%
#5tortilla chips
4.48%
#6bread
4.48%
#7cheesecake
4.48%
#8waffles
2.69%
#9caramel
1.79%
#10naan
1.79%
#11flour tortillas
1.79%
#12pancakes
1.35%
#13cookies
1.35%
#14cupcakes
0.9%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1candy
#2caramel
#3cupcakes
#4pancakes
64.16%
#5cake
43.39%
#6naan
37.90%
#7tortilla chips
27.23%
#8bread
16.74%
#9waffles
10.59%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1flour tortillas
23.39%
#2cookies
21.2%
#3tortillas
16.69%
#4cheesecake
5.44%
#5corn tortillas
2.86%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with tacos, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1corn
36.19%
#2lettuce
20%
#3onion
16.19%
#4tomatoes
13.33%
#5cauliflower
10.95%
#6cannabis
3.33%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1cannabis
#2cauliflower
39.05%
#3lettuce
0.97%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1tomatoes
38.58%
#2corn
21.98%
#3onion
13.73%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with tacos, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1hot sauce
32.31%
#2pico de gallo
26.15%
#3homestyle sauce
24.1%
#4salsa verde
13.33%
#5chimichurri
4.1%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1chimichurri
#2salsa verde
55.95%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1hot sauce
24.68%
#2homestyle sauce
23.31%
#3pico de gallo
8.99%
fruits Trends Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with tacos, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top fruits Ingredients
#1pineapple
28.08%
#2mango
19.18%
#3jackfruit
15.75%
#4lemon
8.9%
#5lime
6.16%
#6orange
6.16%
#7apple
5.48%
#8blueberries
4.11%
#9watermelon
4.11%
#10plantains
2.05%
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1blueberries
#2watermelon
#3plantains
#4mango
11.63%
#5jackfruit
4.21%
#6lime
0.12%
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1orange
41.63%
#2pineapple
33.6%
#3apple
8.8%
#4lemon
0.44%
grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with tacos, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1rice
68.94%
#2pasta
28.03%
#3oatmeal
3.03%
Fastest Rising grains Ingredients
#1oatmeal
#2pasta
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1rice
16.89%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with tacos, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1coffee

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 tacos compared to all other dishes
fitness
13.98%
weight loss
2.59%
clean eating
1.82%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with tacos over time
Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '180123456789
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Clean Eating
  • Gluten Free

Restaurant Analysis

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

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve tacos

20.19%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature tacos

mexican restaurant

35%
tacos Pricing Analysis Average price of tacos across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$8.4$6.16$9.48$10.62$12.62AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular tacos Dishes The most notable variations of tacos served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Baja Fish Taco Pescado BorrachoGilbertArizona
#2 Garlic Shrimp Taco Antique TacoChicagoIllinois
#3 Antique Taco Salad Antique TacoChicagoIllinois
#4 Al Pastor Taco The Taco Stand MiamiMiamiFlorida
#5 Carne Asada Grilled Steak Taco Los Tacos No.1New YorkNew York
#6 Fish Tacos Gott's Roadside - Oxbow MarketNapaCalifornia
#7 Chicken Tikka Masala Naan Taco Taco MahalNew YorkNew York
#8 Bang Bang Shrimp Tacos Bonefish GrillCharlestonSouth Carolina
#9 Chicken Tikka Masala Roti Taco Taco MahalNew YorkNew York
#10 Shrimp Taco Otto's TacosNew YorkNew York
Menu Items How many total instances of tacos found in restaurants across the country
150,675
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of tacos variations on a restaurant's menu
4.88

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online tacos recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count How many online recipes exist for tacos
23,934
Used As Ingredient How many online recipes use tacos as an ingredient
9,148
Top Online Recipes The most notable variations of tacos recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year
#1

Vegan Crack Broccoli Tacos from Rabbit and Wolves

#2

Whole30 Dinner Tacos With Mango Lime Salsa from Paleo Gluten Free Eats

#3

Black Bean Taco Salad from Crunchy Creamy Sweet

#4

Crustless Low Carb Taco Pie (with taco seasoning from Mother Would Know

#5

Cheesy Taco Sticks from I Wash You Dry

#6

Low Carb Taco Cabbage Skillet from Hey Keto Mama

#7

Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Chicken Tacos from Belle of the Kitchen

#8

Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Cilantro Slaw and Sriracha Sauce from gimmedelicious.com

#9

The Best Chicken Tinga Tacos from Pinch of Yum

#10

Instant Pot Taco Chicken Soup from The Salty Marshmallow

#11

Cheesy Taco Sticks from I Wash You Dry