Florida's eats scene is stuffed to the brim with something for every type of foodie. From savory snacks to sugary sweets and exotic flare, you're not likely to run out of options to check out in The Sunshine State. But if you're tired of your usual digs and dine-outs, hunting down some of the best food trucks in Florida might be your next step.
Street food culture has continued to grow in recent years across the nation, with notable pioneers such as Roy Choi's Kogi BBQ Taco truck paving the way for other aspiring traveling restauranteurs in the realm of food trucks.
Florida's food truck scene is just as diverse as its restaurants, offering hungry foodies a taste of unique creations from local budding businesses, whether you want some hearty meals or something a little more light and delicate while you're exploring the city.
If you fancy yourself a king or queen of good eats, let this list help you hunt down some of the tastiest trucks across Florida as you take your tastebuds on an adventure.
Cuisine: Southern fare
Address: Found around Tampa Bay. Keep an eye on their Facebook to find out where they'll be parked next.
Why You Need To Go: Found hanging out in Tampa Bay, you can enjoy Heavy's good ol' fashioned southern cooking with barbequed ribs, oxtails, pulled pork, smothered pork chops, greens, cornbread, and more. They don't skimp on the serving sizes either.
Cuisine: Handcrafted Gelato
Address: Found all over the Miami area. Check their Facebook to find where they'll be parked next.
Why You Need To Go: A sweet treat in this Florida heat, HipPops serves up their handcrafted gelato goodies loaded with a variety of toppings from pretzels to Oreos. They're also known to offer limited-time shakes, like the Cinnamon Toast Crunch.
Address: Permanently parked at 95 NE 40th St. Miami, FL; they also have a little sitdown spot in Coral Gables at 808 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL
Why You Need To Go: Famous for their mouthwatering Cuban tacos, this truck serves up a ton of Cuban combo options from nachos to empanadas, sammies, bowls, burritos, and more. Their sitdown spot in Coral Gables has a brunch menu too!
Address: Inside of Aventura Mall at 19501 Biscayne Blvd, Aventura, FL
Why You Need To Go: Who doesn't love a little coffee, especially while out and about shopping. This VW bus turned mobile coffee shop parks right inside the Aventura Mall so you can sip while you stroll your favorite shops. Unlike your local Starbucks, you can get adorable latte art here.
Pamz Pizza Conez
Cuisine: Hand-held Pizza, nachos, and more
Address: Found cruising around Tampa Bay. Keep an eye on their Facebook to see where they park next.
Why You Need To Go: Pizza's probably not the most practical thing while out and about, but Pamz take your 'za, and rolls it up into hand-held cones stuffed with gooey cheese and toppings.
The Naked Cupcake
Cuisine: Cupcakes and baked goods
Address: Spotted around Orlando. You can track Trixie the truck's next parking space by peeping their Facebook page.
Why You Need To Go: Who doesn't love a good cupcake, right? This sweets-mobile serves up decadent cupcakes in flavors like PB&J, Rocky Road, Dulce de Leche, Salted Caramel, Death By Chocolate, and much more. They even do alcohol-infused cocktail cupcake creations and offer contactless delivery and pick-up options.
Cuisine: Homemade Belgium waffles, milkshakes, and more
Address: Found at À La Cart Orlando at 609 Irvington Ave, Orlando, FL as well as cruising around Miami. You can peep their next parking spot on their Facebook page.
Why You Need To Go: Belgian waffles on a stick stuffed into an ice cream or silky smooth milkshake? Yes, please! Dulce serves up a variety of sweet treats that are so pretty you almost won't want to eat them — almost.
Smoke and Donuts BBQ
Cuisine: BBQ and donuts
Address: Found at À La Cart in Orlando at 609 Irvington Ave, Orlando, FL; they also have a take out spot at 2545 Coolidge Ave, Orlando, FL
Why You Need To Go: Few things are better than BBQ and donuts, and this food truck takes it to the next level by combining the too for a smoky, savory, and sweet combo that your brain might tell you shouldn't work — but somehow it totally does.
Which food truck will you hit up first?