A fleet of mobile food vendors roams this city’s streets, serving up tacos and empanadas, falafel and samosas, coffee and smoothies. Walk up to the kitchen, see (and smell) what’s cooking, and chat with the chefs. You can try something new and spend a lot less than you would seated.
This taco pop-up opened a permanent space inside Resident Culture South End in early 2022. Now, chef and owner Hector González-Mora has launched a food truck at Resident Culture’s Plaza Midwood location. Feast on classic tacos, nachos, and loaded fries alongside your lager, or come on Saturday and Sunday mornings for some of his crazy-good breakfast tacos.
Order grilled chicken skewers, lo mein, yellow curry, and more.
This taco-centric menu also includes sliders and quesadillas, but they’ll always have a new daily special.
There’s nothing dainty about Chef Anthony Denning’s street food—these burgers, tacos, and sandwiches require lots of napkins to sop up the drippings.
This “California-styled Creole fusion” food truck slings subs, burritos, quesadillas, tacos, and loaded fries.
Order loaded baked potatoes with toppings like Cajun shrimp, smoked Gouda chicken, or cheesesteak.
Find this taco truck six days a week at Hoppin’ (1402 Winnifred St.) and feast on some of the best birria tacos in the city.
Track down this truck for its plant-based menu, which includes vegan burgers with vegan buns and plant-based cheese.
This sister concept to Inizio slings wood-fired, Neapolitan-style pizza in 90 seconds.
Puerto Rico natives Matt and John Williams have four trucks across the city serving açaí bowls with toppings like granola, banana, Nutella, and hemp seeds.
This hot dog cart serves New York-style hot dogs and brats any way you like them.
Order a New York Trash Plate piled with home fries, macaroni salad, and your choice of protein and toppings. But whatever you do, don’t skip their signature “crack sauce.”
Satisfy your craving for Cuban cuisine with handhelds like empanadas, croquettes, and the famous Cuban sandwich.
This mobile coffee shop serves a variety of beverages made with Enderly Coffee, as well as teas, hot chocolate, and smoothies.
This food cart at the corner of Trade and Tryon marries Pakistani and Dominican cuisines.