Ottawa has an exciting street food scene, with some of the best food trucks in Canada! Over the past few years the food truck scene has exploded in Ottawa, and now you can find a vast range of delectable meals and treats available.
Part of the challenge of trying all the new food trucks in Ottawa is finding where they will be each day. While there are apps to track your favorite food trucks, the easiest food trucks to visit are the ones who are at the same spot each day.
To help you try more of Ottawa's fantastic food trucks, here is a map of where to find them.
Where: 1400 Youville Drive
La Ha Tacos makes some of the best tacos in the city. Located in Orleans, La Ha Tacos is worth the trip to the east end to try their delicious tacos. Every order of tacos comes with three tacos and a side of freshly made nachos and housemade salsa - so make sure to go hungry!
Where: 298 Preston Street
Start your day off right with a delicious and nutritious acai bowl. Open for breakfast and lunch, at The Blended Berry you can find fruit-filled smoothies and acai bowls that are super healthy. When visiting you need to try popular peanut butter and chocolate acai bowl which topped with fresh fruit.
Where: 809 Bank Street
Beat the heat with a frosty popsicle. This super fun popsicle truck even has lawn chairs on the sand for you to relax in the sun while you devour their sweet treats. You can find Playa Del Popsicle behind Mrs. Tiggy Winkles in the Glebe.
Where: 151 Laurier Ave E
The perfect affordable lunch spot downtown Ottawa, Nacho Cartel offers nachos and tacos you crave. On the menu, you'll find a variety of tacos and nachos, along with gluten-free and vegan meal options.
Where: 365 Bank Street
You need to seek out the outstanding handcrafted steam buns at Gongfu Bao. This fantastic food truck has been serving up a variety of steam buns (bao) that are perfect for a quick meal on the go.
Where: 538 Rochester Street
Offering tasty dumplings and noodle bowls, this local gem you can enjoy a meal on their gorgeous plant-filled patio. Open for lunch Dumpling Park is a hidden cute spot in Ottawa to grab lunch.
Where: 184 Main Street
Enjoy some fresh and nutritious Asian food at Sula Wok! This food truck has tons of super tasty dishes like Asian tacos, dumplings, fried rice, pad thai, Tibetan fried noodles, Thai coconut curry, and spicy green papaya salad.
Where: 1213 Wellington Street W
Filuccia Gelateria is the perfect food truck on a hot summer day. At this newly opened food truck, you can find refreshing homemade gelato that is perfect for anyone with a sweet tooth. Excited to try some yummy gelato? Head to the parking lot of West Park Lanes to find this gelato truck.
Where: 25 Hamilton Ave N
Try some mouthwatering Mexcian food at Yakko Takko. The chef/owner Roberto Reyes is a graduate of Ottawa's Le Cordon Bleu and serves several types of tacos (all of them are gluten-free), along with burritos and quesadillas.
Where: 11 Marie-Curie Private
Enjoy fresh and healthy food right on Ottawa University campus! Ole Bole offers healthy choices and delivers colorful energizing meals in a bowl. The food truck offers meals options to pick from (they offer meals for dietary restrictions such as lactose-free, gluten-free and vegan) or you can make your own dish.
Where: 1649 Montreal Road
Falafel On Wheels serves up homemade falafel made with chickpeas and fava beans. If you are looking for super healthy fast food that is 100% vegan-friendly, you need to try this food truck in the east end of Ottawa.
Where: 1533 Merivale Road
Feel like you are on vacation with the seriously delicious food at The Caribbean Cruiser. Located in Nepean, The Caribbean Cruiser offers Caribbean-inspired dishes like goat curry, Bajan fish cakes, fried plantains, spicy jerk chicken roti, and even jerk chicken poutine!
Where: 3490 Innes Road
The Upper Deck Dinner is a super-sized food truck in Orleans. The two-floor bus with a massive patio has plenty of seating and serves classic favorites like hamburgers, hot dogs, pogos, chili fries, milkshakes and gourmet poutines. Here you can find vegetarian and gluten-free meal options too.