Food truck guide: More than 60 street food vendors in metro Phoenix – AZCentral


From downtown’s Food Truck Friday to the weekly Chandler Feastival, there’s no shortage of places to find food trucks in Phoenix. They’re at farmers markets, festivals, sporting events and mobile food courts serving restaurant-quality food made in impressively miniature kitchens. 
There are trucks serving the usual fare — think tacos, fry bread, burgers and hot dogs — but also chefs taking dishes like Venezuelan arepas, Cajun catfish po’boys and Canadian poutine to metro Phoenix streets. 
With the number of food trucks roaming the streets of Tempe, Mesa, Glendale and Goodyear on the rise, it takes a lot of looking and eating to know your options. Here are more than 60 food trucks serving sweet and savory street food near you.
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Serves: Asian street fusion.
Menu sample: Crispy adobo fried rice, shrimp and asparagus, katsu pork yakisoba, orange chicken with fennel, lumpia plate, bulgogi beef. 
Details:flippinrice.com.
Serves: Cajun-inspired burritos, quesadillas, tacos, catfish and bowls.
Menu sample: Chicken Jamburrito filled with chicken etouffee, jambalaya rice, smoked andouille sausage, Creole sauce, Monterey Jack cheese and shredded lettuce wrapped in a tortilla. Carne asada K-Taco made with carne asada etoufee, shredded Monterey Jack cheese, black bean salsa and shredded cabbage served on three mini grilled tortillas. 
Details: jamburritos.com.
Serves: Seafood.
Menu sample: Traditional Maine lobster roll filled with chunks of lobster on a butter-grilled roll, fried Maine whole belly clam roll, fried Maine sea scallop roll, Maine whoopie pies. 
Details: mainelobsterlady.com.
Serves: Sweet and savory fry breads.
Menu sample: Jazzy tacos filled with beans, carne asada, cheese, lettuce, pico de gallo and sour cream. Lucky fry bread topped with powdered sugar and honey. Drinks include prickly pear lemonade.
Details: facebook.com/Emerson-Fry-Bread-199977690094707.
Serves: Naan-wrapped hot dogs, bratwurst and veggie sausages.
Menu sample: Bear, with choice of hot dog topped with peanut butter, Cracker Jack, barbecue sauce, bacon and smoked Gouda. Moki, with choice of hot dog covered with roasted green chile, sautéed onion, tomatoes, pinto beans, Cheddar and mayonnaise.
Details: shortleashhotdogs.com.
Serves: Gourmet quesadillas.
Menu sample: All Thai’d Up with citrus-marinated chicken, serrano peppers, grilled onions, sweet Thai chili sauce and Jack cheese. Steak and Bleu filled with carne asada, blue cheese, Jack cheese and pico de gallo. 
Details: dillalibre.com.
Serves: Barbecue.
Menu sample: Gangsta grilled cheese sandwich, a mashup of slow-smoked beef brisket, bacon macaroni and cheese and barbecue sauce on toasted cheesy sourdough. Nachos topped with slow-smoked pork, nacho cheese, barbecue sauce, tomato and green onion.
Details: qupbbq.com.
Serves: Vietnamese and French fusion.
Menu sample: Beef or chicken pho noodle soup, banh mi burrito, pot stickers and vegetarian stir-fry.
Details: phokinghungry.com.
Serves: Traditional island and fusion cuisine.
Menu sample: Fusion tacos filled with kalua pork, rice, lomi, queso blanco and spicy mayo or teriyaki chicken, rice, black-bean corn salsa, queso and garlic aioli. Island burrito filled with cilantro-lime rice, queso blanco and choice of teriyaki chicken or kalua pork. 
Details: islandloco.com.
Serves: Dutch-Indonesian satay.
Menu sample: Marinated pork, beef, chicken and tofu grilled over an open flame. Gado-gado, a mixed vegetable sauce with lettuce, cucumber, bean sprouts, sliced egg, green beans and bell peppers. 
Details: satayhutaz.com.
Serves: Burgers.
Menu sample: Build-your-own burgers and signatures such as the Greasy Tony Bacon Cheddar, Skinny Snookie Turkey Shroom and Tuscan Garden Veggie. Sides include French fries, sweet potato fries, curly fries and tater tots.
Details: burgersamore.com.
Serves: Tacos, burritos and nachos.
Menu sample: Chicken and carne asada tacos; steak and potatoes, chicken fajita, green chile and bean and cheese burritos; mini green chile cheeseburgers.
Details: greenchilegrill.com.
Serves: Burgers.
Menu sample: Aioli burger topped with aged sharp Cheddar, applewood bacon, onion jam, lettuce, tomato, shaved red onion and roasted garlic aioli. California burger with pickled red onion, avocado, pepper Jack cheese, sunny-side egg and chipotle aioli. Burgers are served on a toasted brioche bun or wrapped in lettuce.
Details: aioliburger.com.
Serves: Tacos and burgers named after famous musicians.
Menu sample: Cash chicken tacos are corn tortillas filled with poached chicken, Tillamook cheese blend, shredded cabbage, cilantro cream and chipotle aioli. The Willie Nelson vegetarian option is made with falafel, cilantro tzatziki, avocado, pico de gallo, cucumber, microgreens and garlic cream served in a “rock o” (a naan-pita-like taco bowl).
Details:rockabellytruck.com.
Serves: Quesadillas, tacos and nachos. 
Menu sample: Build your own quesadilla or choose a signature such as the Pork-a-dilla with three cheeses, adobo-marinated pulled pork, chorizo, queso fundido, caramelized red onion, sauteed cabbage, sour cream and guacamole.
Details:quesogood.com.
Serves: Stone-bread pizza.
Menu sample: Persian sourdough flatbread pizzas with toppings such as baked potato, bacon, mild peppers, mushrooms, sausage and pepperoni.
Details:saffronjak.com.
Serves: Grilled sandwiches.
Menu sample: Thai chicken grilled cheese with pepper Jack, Asian coleslaw, cilantro and chopped nuts. The Toasty Pig with sliced pork loin, pepper Jack and Havarti cheeses, onions, pickles and barbecue sauce on sourdough bread. To Brie or Not to Brie for dessert with honey-drizzled Granny Smith apples between apple Danish bread.
Details: facebook.com/2fatguysgrilledcheese.
Serves: Gourmet macaroni and cheese. 
Menu sample: Classic macaroni and cheese with toppings including hot dog, grilled onion, green chile, pesto and smoked pork or signature options such as truffle mushroom, lobster and andouille sausage macaroni and cheese. 
Details: facebook.com/chef.wades.mac.n.cheese.
Serves: Vegan food. 
Menu sample: The Spicoli burger, a black bean patty with avocado, lettuce, sliced tomato, red onion and dill pickles on grilled sourdough. Buffalo Cauliflower Wings are beer-battered cauliflower tossed in Frank’s Hot Sauce and served with vegan ranch dressing and celery sticks.
Details: tcvmobile.com.
Serves: Burgers and other street food.
Menu sample: Menu changes daily and includes lavash pizzas, salads, sandwiches, sliders, tacos and burritos. 
Details: newflamecafe.com.
Serves: Pizza and calzones.
Menu sample: Create your own pizza or choose from such combinations as fugazzeta (onion and cheese), prosciutto-arugula, or ham and roasted red peppers.
Details: nicastropizza.com.
Serves: What it calls “random good food.”
Menu sample: Breakfast empanadas stuffed with eggs, bacon and cheese or vegetables, eggs and cheese. Savory empanadas filled with Argentinian beef, olives, raisins and South African spices or sausage, kale, feta and cranberry. 
Details: tripledotfoodtruck.com.
Serves: Hot dogs.
Menu sample: Sonoran dog with bacon jam, pinto beans, shredded Cheddar, Jack cheese, guacamole sauce, green chile, tomato and olives. Seattle dog with cream cheese, jalapeño relish, mustard, onion and sauerkraut.
Details: bestdresseddog1.com.
Serves: Burritos, bowls, tacos and churros. 
Menu sample: Build your own burrito or bowl from carne asada, carnitas or lamb barbacoa and dress it up with citrus-cilantro rice, black beans and salsas. Quesadillas, tacos, nachos and churros are also offered.
Details: wanderingdonkey.com.
Serves: Barbecue.
Menu sample: Barbecue beef, pork and chicken including brisket, baby back ribs, hot links and wings. Meats are served a la carte, on plates with sides or in burritos. Sides include baked beans, coleslaw, macaroni and cheese, sweet potatoes and corn bread. 
Details: sweetmagnoliasmokehouse.com.
Serves: Healthful food.
Menu sample: Breakfast burritos; Italian chicken sandwich with marinated grilled chicken breast, roasted red pepper, fresh mozzarella on a garlic toasted brioche bun slathered with pesto aioli; Heirloom tomato BLT with butter lettuce, bacon, heirloom tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and balsamic glaze on a toasted ciabatta bun slathered with aioli.
Details: locallunchboxaz.com.
Serves: Mustache-shaped pretzels.
Menu sample: Original pretzel with queso dip, cinnamon-sugar pretzel with Nutella, garlic Parmesan pretzel with marina sauce or cilantro-infused hot sauce, and salted caramel pretzel with nuts.
Details: mustachepretzels.com.
Serves: Noodle and rice dishes.
Menu sample: Ramen with roasted pork, corn, egg, sprouts and green onion; yakisoba pan-fried noodles with beef; and chicken teriyaki bowls.
Details: facebook.com/Yatai-Ramen-AZ-Food-Truck-272953822863168.
Serves: Asian fusion. 
Menu sample: Steamed or pan-fried pork dumplings, chicken egg-drop soup, Mongolian beef or chicken, braised pork belly fried rice, milk tea, five spice “snickerdoodle” cookies. 
Details: bonzaiboyz.com.
Serves: New Orleans-inspired cuisine.
Menu sample: Shrimp Po-Boy with lettuce, tomato, pickles and housemade remoulade. Louisiana Hot Chicken Po-Boy featuring crispy chicken tenderloins soaked in housemade hot chicken sauce. Smoked sausage jambalaya made with long-grain rice simmered with bell peppers, onions, celery, Cajun spices, herbs and Creole tomato sauce.
Details: mingoslouisianakitchen.com.
Serves: Seafood.
Menu sample: Maine lobster roll, lobster quesadilla, lobster tater tots, lobster tacos, New England clam chowder and whoopie pies.
Details: cousinsmainelobster.com/truck/phoenix-az.
Serves: Gourmet hot dogs.
Menu sample: The Voodoo dog with spicy bourbon sauce, cucumber jalapeño slaw and Louisiana remoulade. El Sonoran dog, a bacon-wrapped hot dog topped with beans, chopped onions, tomatoes, red salsa, avocado, cilantro and tomatillo salsa. Hawaiian Kona dog with Maui onions, teriyaki sauce, bacon and pineapple jalapeño slaw. 
Details: facebook.com/Voodoo-Dogs-317994941740275.
Serves: Grilled burgers, tri-tip and chicken. 
Menu sample: Build your own burger or sandwich with standard toppings including lettuce, tomato and red onions and “super toppings” such as barbecue sauce, ranch dressing, Hatch green chiles and sauteed mushrooms. 
Details: grilledaddiction.com.
Serves: Cheese steaks and tornado potatoes. 
Menu sample: The Sublime is steak, Cheez Whiz, provolone, grilled onions, green peppers, mushrooms, jalapeños and red peppers. The Gaucho is steak, provolone, grilled onions, green peppers and chimichurri sauce. The Original is steak, Cheez Whiz, grilled onions and green peppers. 
Details: facebook.com/SublimeCheesesteaks.
Serves: Sweet and savory French-style crepes. 
Menu sample: Savory crepes including the Swiss, made with ham, cheese, spinach and mustard, and the Art-y, made with marinated artichokes, spinach and cream cheese. Sweet crepes are filled with Nutella, lemon curd or peaches and cream.
Details: curbside-crepes.com.
Serves: Venezuelan cuisine. 
Menu sample: Reina pepiada (chicken breast with avocado), carne mechada (shredded beef), pollo (chicken) and domino (black beans and cheese) arepas. Carne mechada, pollo and queso empanadas. 
Details: quechevereaz.com.
Serves: South American cuisine. 
Menu sample: El Duro el Original, a rice bowl with shredded pork, chimichurri pepper, black beans, chipotle aioli, Sriracha, crispy plantains and cotija cheese. Chicken empanadas, sweet plantains, arroz con pollo and arepas.    
Details: quesazontruck.com.
Serves: Mexican. 
Menu sample: Carnitas, asada, shrimp, red chile beef and pastor tacos. Orders include three tacos with beans and rice.  
Details: autdiez.com.
Serves: Puerto Rican cuisine.
Menu sample: Tostones, fried green plantains with garlic mayo. Pernil, slow-roasted pork with rice and beans. Mofongo, fried green plantains mashed with olive oil, garlic and pork cracklings and topped with jumbo shrimp in a tomato-garlic sauce. 
Details: phoenixcoqui.com.
Serves: Burritos and weekly specials. 
Menu sample: The Josie, a burrito filled with carne asada, French fries, Jack cheese, chiptole crema, pico de gallo and avocado. El Chattanooga — Tennessee hot fried chicken, mac ‘n’ cheese, collard greens and black beans. 
Details: leftcoastburrito.com.
Serves: Cambodian street food. 
Menu sample: Lemongrass curry spicy sausage, yellow coconut curry and peppered lok lak beef. All meals served with jasmine rice and sliced lemongrass salad. 
Details: thelemongrassshack.com
Serves: Poutine. 
Menu sample: Traditional poutine with cheese curds, gravy and your choice of bacon, pulled pork or fried chicken. Loaded fries including Chicken Bacon Ranch Fries topped with breaded chicken, cheese curds, bacon, ranch and chives. 
Details: americanpoutine.com.
Serves: Fried chicken and fish. 
Menu sample: 2 Ks, fried chicken wings with one side dish. Fat Baby, fried fish fillets with one side. The Whitty, fried chicken and fish with one side. Sides include mac and cheese, coleslaw and french fries. 
Details: facebook.com/pg/WhittysChicken.
Serves: Cheese steaks and grilled cheese sandwiches. 
Menu sample: Original Philly cheese steak with or without grilled onions, fried shrimp po’ boy, French fries, Cajun fries and cheese fries. 
Details: cheeseewagon.com.
Serves: Bone-in and boneless chicken wings. 
Menu sample: Bone-in wings, boneless wings and popcorn chicken. Specialty sauces include buffalo garlic Parmesan, kickin’ bourbon, mango habanero and barbecue. Sides include seasoned waffle fries, tater tots, mac ‘n’ cheese bites and onion rings. 
Details: facebook.com/Arizona-Wings-N-More-1745683105661814.
Serves: Detroit-style hot dogs, burgers and chili. 
Menu sample: Detroit Coney —  a custom-made frankfurter topped with Detroit chili sauce, onion and yellow mustard. Detroit Loose Burger — ground beef topped with Detroit chili sauce, onion and yellow mustard. Chili cheese fries — shoestring fries topped with Detroit chili sauce and cheddar cheese. 
Details: detroitconeycruiser.com
Serves: European cuisine. 
Menu sample: German spaetzle topped with creamy Gouda cheese sauce or savory brown gravy, pretzel brat in a pretzel bun and schnitzel with a side salad or spaetzel. 
Details: eurhaustruck.com.
Serves: Panini. 
Menu sample: The Godfather is Genoa salami, spicy capicolla, black forest ham, mozzarella, roasted red peppers, peperoncini and housemade garlic basil mayo. The Southwestern is sliced roasted chicken breast, pepper Jack cheese, roasted red peppers, baby spinach and spicy chile chipotle aioli. All panini served with seasoned fries. 
Details: thepaninipeople.com.
Serves: Creole and Cajun cuisine, Southern BBQ. 
Menu sample: Brisket, shrimp, pulled pork, catfish and chicken po’ boys; crawfish and sausage etouffee; buffalo chicken; and rib tips. 
Details: bayoubistroaz.com.
Serves: Gluten-free comfort food. 
Menu sample: Swaffle, a breakfast sausage dipped in Belgian waffle batter and fried. Gut BombBurrito, a  flour tortilla stuffed with spiced ground beef, beans and fixings. Jimithing’s Mozz are mozzarella wedges covered in garlic breadcrumbs and fried. 
Details: mamajims.com.
Serves: Barbecue.
Menu sample: Pulled pork sandwich with coleslaw on buttered Texas toast; Giant BBQ nachos topped with queso, baked beans, pulled pork, green chiles and spicy or regular barbecue sauce; the Everything Burrito filled with pulled pork, brisket, mac ‘n’ cheese, coleslaw and barbecue sauce. 
Details: facebook.com/pg/differentsmokesbbq.
Serves: Liege waffles.
Menu sample: The Berry topped with cookie butter or Nutella, strawberries and cream. The Brownie Explosion topped with peanut butter mousse, whipped cream, chocolate sauce and crushed peanut butter chips. Savory waffle sandwiches such as ham and cheese also are available. 
Details:mywafflecrush.com.
Serves: Liege waffles.
Menu sample: Nutella Love with Nutella, whipped cream and choice of fruit. The Dulce, a cinnamon and sugar waffle topped with fried ice cream and dulce de leche caramel. The Works has Biscoff cookies, cream and choice of fruit.
Details:waffluv.com.
Serves: Pie.
Menu sample: Brown sugar peach, apple crumb, Key lime, triple chocolate, banana cream, coconut cream.
Details: mammatoledos.com.
Serves: Cupcakes.
Menu sample: Red velvet, snickerdoodle, mint madness, Butterfinger and cookies ‘n’ cream. 
Details: frostedfrenzy.com.
Serves: Sweet and savory stuffed waffles on a stick.
Menu sample: Pepperoni and mozzarella; jalapeño and Cheddar; corn dog; strawberry and Nutella; almond joy; and banana cream.
Details:facebook.com/DipStickWafflesAndBakery.
Serves: Cookie skillets. 
Menu sample: Build your own skillet starting with a chocolate chip, sugar, snickerdoodle or peanut butter cookie base followed by vanilla, chocolate, butter pecan, mint chocolate chip or birthday cake ice cream. Toppings include chocolate chips, sprinkles, Oreo cookies and other candies. 
Details: scookiebar.com.
Happy Honu Shave Ice
Serves: Shave ice. 
Menu sample: Fillings include vanilla ice cream, azuki beans and mochi balls. Flavors include banana, blue coconut, cotton candy, lilikoi, haupia, pineapple, root beer, strawberry, watermelon and grape. Topping choices include condensed milk, Tajin, li hing mui and coconut whip. 
Details: facebook.com/HappyHonuShaveIce.
Serves: Edible cookie dough. 
Menu sample: Chocolate chip, sugar, gluten-free chocolate chip, naked vegan dough. 
Details: doughliciousdessert.com.
Serves: Mexican-inspired beverages and desserts. 
Menu sample: Snow cones, ice cream, aguas frescas, milkshakes and smoothies. The Chamoyada is shaved ice with mango syrup and mango spears topped with Tajin, chamoy, peanuts and tamarind candy. 
Details: ptcrushaz.weebly.com.
Serves: Miniature doughnuts. 
Menu sample: That Girl, miniature doughnuts covered in cinnamon sugar, powered sugar and maple icing. Tutti Frutti, glazed miniature doughnuts topped with Fruity Pebbles. 
Details: facebook.com/ohsogoodminidonuts.
Serves: Hot and iced espresso drinks, chai, smoothies and pastries. 
Menu sample: Flavored coffees including caramel, hazelnut, Irish cream, peppermint and seasonal pumpkin spice. Espresso drinks including white or dark chocolate mocha, caramel macchiato, the Snow Bird (white chocolate and vanilla) and the Dust Storm (white chocolate and dark chocolate). 
Details: coffeerunaz.com.
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