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10 Best Food Trucks in Austin, Texas

10 Best Food Trucks in Austin, Texas

From dosas to donuts, central Texas’ best dining on-the-go

Austin, Texas is known as a melting pot and its food truck menus are some of the best examples of the city’s rich diversity, from Indian and Tex-Mex to Polish and coffee.

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When a sit-down meal simply won’t do, Austin has a range of great food trucks, several of which made it on The Daily Meal’s inaugural list of 101 Best Food Trucks in America 2012. The Daily Meal has eaten more than its fair share of moveable feasts in Austin and presents its 10 favorites.

From gluten-free dosas stuffed with spinach and paneer from Nomad Dosa to the Mother Clucker donut with fried chicken and honey butter at Gourdough’s, Austin’s food trucks have options to suit every appetite.

Elizabeth Trovall is the Austin City Travel Editor at The Daily Meal.


Top 10 Underrated Food Trucks in Austin

Food trucks covered the map in Austin before they were cool and trendy. Now that the food truck market has grown, so have the food truck parks in Austin. While there are nearly trucks on every corner, it is impossible to have tried them all. Here are some of my favorite underrated food trucks that deserve a little more Austin love.

Home to some of the best and most affordable Japanese food around. With their iconic Don meals (chicken, fish, pork) being only $5, it’s cheap and popular among students. Every day the line for Don stretches around the food truck park as customers eagerly wait for lunch as the delicious aromas of the truck waft by. When they run out of food, they close up for the day, so make sure to get there early.

Parked in an East Austin alleyway, Granny’s is unsuspecting. However, it is home to the best tacos I have ever eaten. On weekend wait times can be up to 40 minutes for tacos, but it is worth it. My personal favorite is the Rico, a taco with chicken, Mexican rice, and mole sauce.

I have always loved milkshakes, but after going dairy-free, I could never find a solid milkshake. That was until I stumbled upon Milky Way. Recently moved to a food truck lot on Cesar Chavez, Milky Way is home to many unique vegan milkshakes that never disappoint. In addition to their milkshakes, they also sell CBD caramels, regular chewy caramels, and meringues.

Another truck found in the middle of West Campus and loved by students. Longhorn Chicken is a staple in my diet. Bringing good ole southern food to the food truck scene, Longhorn Chicken is well known for its chicken and waffles and delicious biscuits. Open late it is the perfect place to stop for a late-night snack.

If you are looking for a new addiction, The Vegan Nom is the place to go. I crave their vegan queso and fried pickles and can not get enough of them. Everything I’ve had at The Vegan Nom has been incredible and has never disappointed. Located on Cesar Chavez, this truck has a vast menu with tons of vegan options that are to die for.

Grilled cheese is the ultimate comfort food, and Happy Grilled Cheese has some of the best-grilled cheese I’ve ever eaten. Ranging from your basic grilled cheese to elaborate sandwiches, this truck always hits the spot and always has me coming back for more. Located on Burnet Road, Happy Grilled Cheese is the perfect spot for lunch or dinner to satisfy your cravings.

A brand new food truck, Pepe’s Tacos, blew me away with their soft opening. They specialize in birria tacos and have some of the most mouthwatering meals I’ve ever had. With more updates to their menu coming soon, Pepe’s Tacos is going to be a big hit among Austinites.

With a handful of locations around Austin, Veracruz has incredible breakfast tacos, smoothies, and juices that I would get every morning if I could. They also have a delicious vegan quest that satisfies my queso craving every time. Scattered across Austin, Veracruz is well-loved by its loyal customers and seems never to disappoint.

Thai food is always my go-to because it never disappoints and Coat & Thai is one of the best. Located on Barton Springs, their pad thai and pineapple fried rice are two of the best dishes I’ve ever eaten, and I always crave them. Their truck is affordable and has incredible authentic Thai food. Their fried tofu appetizer is fantastic, and I love everything about this truck.

This is one of my favorite trucks parked on the UT campus, and I love enjoying an empanada between classes. Mmmpanadas has such a great menu from savory to breakfast to even some sweet dessert empanadas. My personal favorites are the pineapple cinnamon and asparagus prosciutto empanadas. This is a great place to grab lunch and take a socially distanced walk on campus.


The Picnic

Why choose one food truck when you can have &rsquoem all? (Or at least a bunch.) The Picnic is a food truck park on Barton Springs Road where you can try a variety of food trucks at once. There&rsquos Hey Cupcake, Coat & Thai, Four Brothers Venezuelan Food, and a few others. But one you probably don&rsquot want to miss is the Mighty Cone. This Insta-famous spot is where you can get chicken, shrimp, or avocado &ldquodeep sautéed&rdquo (aka &ldquofried&rdquo) in a savory, crunchy crust that&rsquos then served in a tortilla cone.


10 Food Trucks You Need To Visit In Austin, TX

Austin has once again been taken over by South by Southwest. To the casual observer, it may appear that this is merely a music festival however, look closer -- with your stomach eyes --and you will realize that this is also an opportunity to showcase the city's diverse, experimental and delicious cuisine. Present year round, Austin's food trucks are the perfect way to sample a smorgasbord of treats and feed the thousands of concert goers. Below is a list of Austin's finest and the dishes you need to try:

Why: Texans love their brisket -- the definitive meat for Texas BBQ. Micklethewait's brisket is tender, juicy and has just the right amount of seasoned crust. Do yourself a favor and go. to. here. Bonus, in its normal location on Rosewood Ave., Micklethewait is only five minutes away from another popular Austin BBQ spot notorious for its hours-long wait times.

Must-order Item: The Frito Pie is the must order item at Mickelthewait. A heartier version of the classic frito, chili and cheese dish, Mickelthewait tops their pie with two large lamb-chorizo sausages. This dish more than any other was a conversation starter among other hungry Southbyers.

(During SXSW, the truck is located at the SouthBites food trailer park at 604 Driskill St)

Why: You can't have completed a food truck tour of Austin without a visit to the East Side King truck. East Side King is the creation of chefs Paul Qui (winner of Top Chef Season 9) and Moto Utsunomiya. The chefs are inspired by "Asian cultures, rock bands and Austin's laid-back, experimental and fun-loving vibe." The trucks are covered in the artwork of Peelander Yellow and embody Austin's creative, colorful and free spirit.

Must-order Item: The beet home fries at Eastside King are insane. The beets are first roasted which gives them a slightly sweet flavor and soft texture. They are then fried to get the crispy outer crust and served with a tangy mayo. Sweet beets and creamy mayo, is there really more that needs to be said?

(During SXSW, there are several trucks across the city as well as the location at the SouthBites food trailer park at 604 Driskill St)

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Why: This relative newcomer to Austin's food truck scene definitely delivers on the sweet treats. Also, the truck is one of several businesses in Austin that accept Bitcoin as a form of payment.

Must-order Item: You must get the cinnamon sugar mini donuts in a big bag. The donuts also come in small bags, but please just get the big bag and save yourself the second trip to the truck. Actually, you might make a second. or third trip even with the large bags because these bite-sized donuts are the most perfect light, crispy pillows of deliciousness that melt in your mouth. They are reminiscent of funnel cake and I want them always.

Making fresh tacos until 3am at 6th and Waller! #SXSW pic.twitter.com/BPwyo8kzH7

&mdash Veracruz All Natural (@veracruztacos) March 14, 2014

Why: In Texas, we eat tacos all day -- breakfast, lunch and dinner. For those of you that do not understand the concept of breakfast tacos (which are different than breakfast burritos), do yourselves a favor and get educated at Veracruz All Natural.

Must-order Item: The homemade tortillas, hot sauce and fillings of potatoes, egg, cheese, beans and bacon make these the best breakfast tacos in town.

Why: Chi'lantro does the fusion cuisine that permeates Austin's food truck scene right. The Korean-Mexican hybrid is just what you want for late-night snacking and combines two of the most perfect foods -- tacos and kimchi.

Must-order Item: The kimchi fries are smothered in cheese, sriracha and a creamy "magic" sauce. They are then topped off with -- pay attention -- caramelized kimchi and Korean BBQ. This sweet, tangy, savory and spicy dish is one of my favorite food experiences.

(During SXSW, there are several trucks across the city as well as the location at the SouthBites food trailer park at 604 Driskill St)

Why: Hey Cupcake! was one of the first (now ubiquitous) silver airstream food trailers in Austin. As the name would suggest, they serve large, richly wonderful cupcakes. Bonus, if you just HAVE to have cupcakes and cannot make the trip to the truck. they will deliver the goodness to you.

Must-order Item: For those of you with a sweet tooth, the red velvet cupcake is to die for, with its moist, soft cake and sweet cream cheese frosting.

(The original location is on 1511 S. Congress)

Why: The Peached Tortilla combines Southern and Asian flavors to perfection. The truck is so popular that The Peached Tortilla will open a brick and mortar location in Fall 2014.

Must-order Item: The BBQ Brisket Burrito is stuffed with dry rubbed brisket, cilantro lime rice, creamy slaw and a smoky roasted peach BBQ sauce. And as if this burrito couldn't be any more perfect, it also includes everyone's favorite--a fried egg. If you are in search of a hearty meal, eat this.

(During SXSW, the truck is located at the SouthBites food trailer park at 604 Driskill St)

Why: Hey! You Gonna Eat or What? is the official winner of the 2013 Truck by Truckwest Taste-Off. This food truck serves up large sandwiches and lots of 'tude. To the unaccustomed, the snarky chefs can be abrasive at first but that's just part of the experience. They always ensure to come out and make sure you are enjoying your food and that you leave well fed and happy.

Must-order Item: The Shiner Bock Monte Cristo is THE sandwich to order and the reason behind the truck's 2013 win. This humongous sandwich is stacked with cheddar, provolone, mesquite-smoked turkey and pit-smoked ham and then fried in batter made from Texas' finest brew Shiner Bock. Topped off with a dusting of powder sugar and a side of cherry-fig jam, this sandwich will leave you stuffed. Power through your food coma by walking along South Congress and take the opportunity to visit Austin's weird and wonderful boutiques.

(1318 South Congress but they will move locations shortly to Zilker Park)

Why: Gourdough's specializes in some big, fat donuts. These donuts are not for the faint of heart. At their pub location, they serve donut burgers, which will fill the donut-burger sized hole in your heart. It literally completes you.

Must-order Item: The Flying Pig donut is topped with bacon strips and covered in a maple glaze. In one bite, you will get all the breakfast flavors you need. Mmmm, donuts.

(During SXSW, there are several trucks across the city as well as the location at the SouthBites food trailer park at 604 Driskill St)

Why: Torchy's Tacos has damn good tacos, enough said. Austinites take their tacos seriously and everyone has their favorites, but my loyalties lie firmly with Torchy's.

Must-order Item: You cannot go wrong with any of Torchy's offerings, but do try the Trailer Park taco. This taco is filled with fried chicken, green chiles, pico de gallo, cheese and poblano sauce. Order it trashy and they will replace the lettuce with their queso. That's right, they will cover your taco in queso. For the vegetarians, the Fried Avocado taco is your go-to. Be sure to order a side of their queso as well. This cheesy, gooey wonderfulness was recently voted best queso by Austinites.

(1311 S. 1st as well as several brick and mortar locations across the city)

Whether you're in town for SXSW or planning a visit, you have not experienced Austin until you have done so through a tour of food trucks. Get out there, get weird and eat some dang tacos -- preferably, all day.


Veracruz All Natural Arrow

It’s no secret Austin has a thing for breakfast tacos, and the Veracruz truck has become a staple for a healthy-yet-filling Tex-Mex breakfast—even if you don’t show up until 2 p.m. The migas tacos, with scrambled eggs, avocado, jack cheese, pico de gallo and extra crispy tortilla chips, are a must, but do everyone behind you in line a favor and have your order ready when you reach the window. Grab a (small) group of friends and head to the picnic tables to make some new, intersting friends while you chow down on the East Side.


Tacos

When you think of food trucks, the first thing that comes to mind is probably taco trucks so let’s start this list with the best taco food trucks.

Veracruz All Natural Food Truck

An ATX staple and the best breakfast tacos in Austin! I could eat these every day. – @austinfoodstagram

What to order: Migas taco

Cuantos Tacos

Parked in the same food truck park as Dough Boys, is Cuantos Tacos with their Mexico City-style street tacos with options like suadero and carnitas for only $2.

Discada

The owners are amazing and the tacos are really good. The service is always amazing and they donated tacos to nurses during the pandemic. Their discada tacos with the pink salsa is easily one of the best tacos ever. – @austinfoodadventures

What to order: Discada tacos

Paprika

Food, owner, truck, and location are the furthest thing from pretentious. The owner puts a ton of care and thought into the meats, sauces, and combinations that make up his menu. Bite for bite, pound for pound some of the most taste per bite you can fine in Austin! – @austineater

What to order: Quesitaco with his secret Salsa Macha

Rosarito

Mexican Pacific seafood straight from the shores of Baja California in a food truck – ceviche, tostadas, and bowls.

El Primo

El Primo is one of the most authentic and delicious breakfast taco options in town! Made fresh to order out of a tiny, bright orange trailer on South First, you’d drive right by if not for the line of people waiting out front! They have all of the classics: your choice of (bacon, sausage, potatoes, and chorizo) cooked into freshly cracked eggs on a flattop grill with melted cheese on homemade tortillas and your choice of hot or mild salsa. You’ll wish you ordered one more after your last bite. But make sure you bring the greens — it’s cash only! – @thedanicreative


Your Guide to the Best Food Trucks in Austin Texas

Austin has exploded on the food truck scene the past few year years. From stand alone trucks, to food pods, to funky trailers that have long-lasting relationships with the bar they’re next to, it can be daunting trying to decide where to eat. Lucky for you, we did the hard work and picked out the best food trucks the ATX has to offer. Now you only have one decision to make – Where to eat first!

Here are the Best Food Trucks in Austin!


Micklethwait Craft Meats For melt in your mouth brisket, tender ribs, and delicious sausage, check out this no frills truck on the East side. There’s covered seating as well as free beer on Saturdays to wash down your BBQ.

Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ Valentina’s is doing amazing BBQ with a Tex Mex twist, serving up 14-hour smoked brisket on tacos. Pro tip: Get there early if you’re planning to eat breakfast!

Kerlin BBQ While we’re generally a purist when it comes to Texas BBQ, we also can’t resist a perfectly baked, soft kolache. Kerlin is putting their tender brisket into their sweet kolache dough and we can’t get enough of it.

Sandwiches:


Luke’s Inside Out Once you try the burger at Luke’s Inside Out, you’ll be a customer for life. It’s juicy, has the perfect amount of toppings, and that crust finish you can only get on a flat top grill. The food truck is right next to Gibson Bar on South Lamar, so you can wash your burger down with a beer on Gibson’s patio.

Burro Cheese Kitchen An entire food truck menu dedicated to grilled cheese sandwiches? Sign us up! The Rainey Street food truck meets shipping container serves gourmet grilled cheese with havarti, pesto, brisket and more.

Paperboy Paperboy has one of the best breakfast sandwiches we’ve ever had. The sausage makes this sandwich. We recommend going early because the line for this stationary trailer on the East side does get long.

Vegan:


Revolution Vegan Kitchen Looking at the menu options, you’d never know this place was vegan. Everything is well-seasoned, delicious, and most importantly, plant-based! We love their tacos, fried mozzarella, and their take on a Crunch Wrap Supreme.

Conscious Cravings For vegans and meat eaters alike, we love this food truck for a healthy, feel-good lunch. All their salads and wraps are made with organic ingredients, so you can truly taste the difference.

Bistro Vonish Since 2013, this wickedly tasty vegan food truck has taken their food to the next level. Chef Craig serves everything from Brussels mac and cheese to Kolaches to cinnamon rolls, so you can get a taste of every single meal.

Tacos:


Las Trancas Taco Stand If you’re looking for traditional, unassumingly great tacos, check out this truck on East Cesar Chavez. Munch on authentic street-style tacos like Al Pastor, lengua, or barbacoa on their small patio.

Pueblo Viejo Food Truck There are a few Pueblo Viejo trucks around Austin, but our favorite is the truck next to Cosmic Coffee . They’re serving nachos, chilaquiles, and Gorditas with a variety of (often spicy!) homemade salsas.

Yucatan Tacos and More Tucked into the parking lot of a gas station is one of the best taco trucks in Austin. On the weekdays, they are only open from 10 a.m. till 1 p.m., so be sure to plan your lunch around them because it’s well worth it. The tacos are inexpensive, authentic, and super delicious.

Breakfast and Brunch :


Wham Bam Bagels & Coffee Truck This adorably pink food van serves bagels, breakfast sandwiches, and coffee starting at 7 a.m. It’s easy to spot off the road and the menu features a delicious amount of breakfast options.

Biscuits + Groovy Fluffy biscuits that could melt in your mouth, covered in gravy with gooey cheese and crisp bacon – What more could you want? At this long-standing food truck that has two locations in Austin, you can customize your biscuit and gravy order just how you like it, including vegan options!

El Primo If you weren’t looking for it, you’d probably miss it. This tiny food truck off South First cranks out authentic breakfast tacos that are grilled to perfection. Pro tip: they only take cash!

Asian Fusion


Talad Thai and Lao Street Food For some of the most flavorful food to come out of a truck, check out Talad. The three ladies that started this East side food truck opened it up to share their passion and love for food and cooking. With powerful dishes like Pad Thai, Fried Chicken, and their curry dipping sauce, you can tell their food comes from a place of love.

Song La Specializing in Taiwanese dishes, this hip food truck offers tasty snack foods like pork belly buns, bubble tea, and fried chicken nuggets. We love Song La for their fast service, while still staying true to unique, Taiwanese street food.

Soursop Take a trip to St Elmo Brewing Company for a pint to experience this southeast Asian Fusion cuisine. The truck was started by Teddy Bricker, who has been recognized as one of the top young hospitality pros in the country. With dishes like panang eggplant and sambal wings, quality is at the forefront.

Something Sweet:


Manolis Ice Cream Pastries & Cakes This giant food truck is hand making all their ice creams, popsicles, and pastries right off South First. The couple that runs the truck are absolutely lovely and always willing to let you sample your way through the various flavors until you find your favorite. Our faves? Passion fruit or cookies n’ cream ice cream!

Little Lucy’s A tiny pink food truck dolling out little, delectable donuts on Rainey Street. Sounds pretty Austin, right? The donuts are fresh and straight out of the fryer, you can literally watch them being made. Your only mistake is not ordering more.

Bananarchy This frozen banana-based dessert food truck is serving up dipped bananas in every flavor imaginable. Chocolate, peanut butter, coconut, strawberry, you name it. And with plenty of vegan options, everyone can find a dessert they love!


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Best Austin Coffee Shops

Houndstooth Coffee– An amazing cortado near the downtown area.

Flat Track Coffee– It was already late in the day so we ordered an horchata with a shot of espresso and loved it!

Figure 8 Coffee Purveyors– This was J’s favorite of all! Figure 8 started when two baristas (one who actually worked at Houndstooth) decided to open up their own cafe, and a star was born.

Texas Coffee Traders– This is a cool little place if your favorite souvenir to take home is coffee. It’s a roastery and they have beans from all over the world. You can taste different brews and learn about the beans before choosing some goodies to bring back.

Theory Coffee (San Antonio)- This coffee shop is a food truck parked right behind Smoke Shack. It has amazing reviews so J wanted to try it and he really liked it, so much so that we bought a bag to bring home because we didn’t already have enough coffee. Advertisements


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"There are lots of good BBQ restaurants in Austin, but a number serve sides that are rather pedestrian. The Micklethwait truck offer very good BBQ meats and tasty sides. It's a "stand in line" and eat outside place, so not for those in a hurry. In addition, they barbecue for the day, so some meats sell out before others. If you plan to order the two-meat platter, its a good idea to have plans A and B in case one of your preferred meats sells out. If you have a strong preference, arrive early. That said, once you get your food, there is no rush. Enjoy!"


#1- Northside Food Truck Park – 5000 Burnet Road

This is one of the first food trucks parks we stumbled upon. Locals kept telling us to check out Gourdough a food truck known for its “big fat donuts.” Not huge fans of the donuts which we find too sugary, full of additives and chemicals, we were skeptical.

This popular donuts food truck has several locations in Austin. One day, on our way back to our house sit on the north side, we decided to pass by the Burnett Road food trucks location. We were surprised to discover the cluster of adjoining food trucks.

A dozen trailers and food trucks are located on this small and clean parking lot. We were tempted by T-Loc’s Sonora Hot Dogs and surprised to find Big Kahuna Hawaiian cuisine .

Gourdough's Big Fat Donuts Food Trailers on the Northside of Austin

In the mid-afternoon, things were still quiet and we decided to skip Gourdough’s this time. Instead, we went to their brick & mortar location Gourdough’s Public House for dinner.

This South Lamar location is the only one where we could also taste their savory donuts burgers. We ordered the Gourdough Big Baller which came with Angus beef, cilantro, red onions, sliced tomato on a donut.

The sweet donut was surprisingly good. We opted for the healthier looking Freebird which came with cheesecake filling, cream cheese icing, and graham crackers crumble topped with fresh strawberries and blackberries.

The handmade dough is the same for both the sweet or savory donuts. They are lightly fried and made to order, with a slightly crisp crust to reveal a dense dough underneath.

The beef and red onions was a nice contrast while the fresh fruits topping on the Freebird was flavorful and not too sweet. A perfect end to a night out.

Amazing Freebird donut at Gourdough, worth the trip to one of the best food trucks in Austin


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