Top 10 Food Trucks in Atlanta
Top 10 Food Trucks in Atlanta
Growing up I was a skeptic of this whole food truck thing. I always saw them at gas stations or other places that did’t necessarily scream delicious, sanitary food. Well, that is a thing of the past! Food trucks in Atlanta are fun! There’s no other way to put it. I love the randomness of what they offer and where I might find them. Sometimes it’s a scavenger hunt through a new part of the city for that crepe I just have to have. Or a large rally, with me being as nosy as possible exclaiming to everyone I pass, “Oh my god! What is that? Where did you get it? It looks amazing!” It’s a little adventure, something different from the same old that gets me and others to try something new. As you are getting out this summer at an event or find yourself lost because you went to a new part of Atlanta, keep your eyes open for some of these tasty trucks, just waiting to serve you your new favorite thing.
A mix of Asian and Mexican cooking. They started out as Atlanta’s first food truck back in 2010 and have expanded to include a permanent location on Peachtree Rd in South Buckhead. From their trucks expect food made with fresh ingredients and a street food twist. Truck menu includes tacos, burritos, combos, quesadillas, sub, slider, and fries, ranging from $4 – $12. Keep an eye out for their brightly colored trucks for lunch, dinner or at festivals. Want to see their schedule? Check out their website or follow them on social media!
All things fries! Yum, and I haven’t even gotten a taste! This truck’s menu includes eight items, some subject to change depending on season. Here’s the quick recap of some very fancy fries: cone of fries including choice of sauces (garlic aioli, honey Sriracha, malt aioli, curry ketchup, honey mustard), blue cheese fries, bacon fries, Parmesan truffle fries, Bangkok fries (peanut sauce, curry mayo, white/green onion, peanut crumbles), street style (ketchup, mayo, white/green onion), salmon fries, and poutine (a French snack – chicken/thyme gravy, cheddar cheese curds, scallions). To find their locations, visit their website or social media!
This truck is a fusion of sorts with heavy leaning on healthy, fresh, and Japanese. They offer five main items with a few sides. Try out their Surrito (sushi burrito), Asian tacos, nacho boat, rice bowl, or salad bowl, with a side of pork dumplings, Asian nachos, or edamame pods. All with choice of protein. Semi-frequent visits to Georgia Tech campus, for those college students looking to upgrade their lunches. This is an active truck, turning up at a lot of events and festivals, so keep your eyes open for them or follow them on social media to keep up on where to find them next!
It now includes two physical locations; a drive through in Grant Park area and a new spot in East Lake. The truck is self-described Hard Rock Cafe on wheels with quality ingredients that are locally, renewable and friendly sourced. Order up burgers and fries ranging from $3 – $11. The menu features items like: Texan burger (angus, bacon, cheese, pulled pork, BBQ sauce, coleslaw), Rockin Hero Bite Burger (lamb burger, tzatziki, lettuce, tomato, feta) or Buffalo Fries (wing sauce, chipotle ranch, bleu cheese crumbles). Their calendar of Atlanta locations is busy and very easy to find on their website!
The unique and oh so scrumptious combo of Southern Soul food cooking and Mexican classics meet at the Blaxican. Blaxican is expanding to include a permanent location soon, grand opening is Nov. 1st, in the Peachtree Corners area! As for the truck, its menu includes a variety of tacos (blackened fish, steak, buffalo chicken, smoked sausage, pastor pork), mac and cheese, sweet potato fries, collard green quesadilla, Philly nachos/fries, veggie bowl, tortas, rice bowl, or combo plates. They are busy this month, with stops all over Atlanta, so check out their website or social media for where to find them next!
Nana G recently celebrated her 102 birthday! Her grandson, who started and runs these trucks, uses all her original recipes to make the absolute best bacon infused Belgium waffle with 48-hour fried chicken strips topping it. The menu is full of family love, with fun family names and Belgium waffles topped with sweet and savory, sliders, salad, wings, chicken basket, fried pickles and fried oreos. One bite is all you need to get a taste of real Southern cuisine. For scheduled stops in Atlanta, visit their website and social media for where to find them!
This is Atlanta’s most talked about taco food truck! Check out this Mexican food truck for their flour or corn tacos (chicken fresca, pastor de puerco, carne asada, pulled pork BBQ, veggie), quesadillas (cheese, veggie, pastor, chicken, steak, BBQ), texicana fries (loaded with guacamole, pico de gallo, grilled onion, queso fresco, jalapeno, cilantro, salsa roja with choice of veggie, chicken, steak, BBQ, pastor), and sides such as lime fries, chips and salsa, chips and guacamole, chips and cheese dip. Looks like they are mostly a catering or festival truck so keep an eye out for them at your next Atlanta event!
Fresh, local comfort food all in one truck. Serving all the American classics, in Mac bowl or sandwich form for $7 – $11. Try out their BBQ Mac, Buffalo Chicken Mac, Spinach and Artichoke Mac or Just Mac for their bowls. Or thinking sandwiches instead? Try their Meatloaf Melt, Collard Green Grilled Cheese, Blue Cheese BLT, or the Country Cuban. These items are just a sample of what could be available, depending on season. Everything is made from scratch and locally sourced and organic when possible. Good food starts with good ingredients, and made better by sharing with friends. For their schedule, follow them on social media!
The ultimate mix-n-match food truck check out The Pickle, new to Atlanta, they are serving up Tex-Mex, Southern, Bayou dishes. Ranging generally from $2.50 – $8, you’ll find dinner and desert. The menu includes: quesadillas, tacos, cajun eggrolls, crawfish, chicken and andouille sausage etouffee, black beans and rice, crab cake sandwich, BBQ pork sandwich with sweet pickles, chocolate chip cookie, and walnut fudge brownie. Check out their website or social media for upcoming locations, to try some amazing food combos!
A cuban bakery on wheels! They are serving up both sweet and savory in their cute, classic trailer style truck. “Buena Gente” meaning good people, is a celebration of the good people in their lives and the culture or sharing. Their breakfast/lighter/dessert menu features pastelitos (tropical fruit or meat filling), croquetas, empanadas, papa rellena, arroz con leche, flan, tres leches, and key lime pie. Their sandwich menu includes three sandwiches: cubano, medianoche, and elena ruz. And they have a drink selection – colada, cortadito, cafe con leche, iced cafe con leche, and cuban sodas. Check out the picture calendar of a location near you on their website!
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