20 Toronto Food Trucks You Should Eat At This Summer
What starts with 'F' and ends with 'uck'? FOOD TRUCK DUH.
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As Torontonians, we are always on the go, so it only makes sense if our food travels with us. The convenience of these delicious food trucks does exactly that, they're always there ready and waiting for you when your tummy needs them.
And if you want to know where your favorite food truck will be located, you can get the Toronto Food Truck app so your food stalking abilities will always on point. but in the meantime, here are 20 Toronto Food Trucks You Should Eat At This Summer:
1. Kal and Mooy
Kal and Mooy have a homemade food taste that you will not be able to find anywhere unless your mother is making it (If your mom was a good cook, or from East African decent of course). One of the most recommended dishes is the veal/goat with rice and veggies because of the flavour explosion . Every bite you take will make you beg for more. Their portions are large and very filling. If you're a first time customer, they will treat you like family and if you ask them for something special and they will customize a dish just for you!
M.E.N.U has traveled far and wide from diverse coasts to bring a huge variety of different cuisines to the streets of Toronto. On the mobile menu you’ll find an ever evolving selection of food like Asian fried rice balls, tacos built on roti shells, and poutine smothered in gravy with shredded peking duck. They're the most popular truck with the lunch crowds because their combo is priced at $10 ans offers a choice of two rice balls and a taco.
3. West of Seoul
West of Seoul is a mobile eatery that operates out of the Kitchener-Waterloo Region. The menu specializes in Korean and Asian street foods and while it changes up for each event, expect to find delectable selections of rice balls, banh mi sliders, and lettuce wraps. West of Seoul has been fattening people all the way from Ottawa to Hamilton!
4. Urban Express
Best known for their pilled-on steak sandwiches with mountains of meat stacked on pillowy kaiser buns layered with inventive toppings and sauces. Their mission is actually "to wake up all of your taste buds" and to serve "the best steak sandwiches around". So you could say they take their meat pretty seriously.
5. Luchador Taquero
What makes Luchador so special is that everyone who works on the truck wears a Mexican wrestling mask!! That plus they will take pictures with your kids....or you. Soon after starting in July 2013, they swept up some awards at Awestruck - the biggest food truck rally in Canada. They bring a unique element of entertainment to our food truck service. They do Mexican Korean, Mexican Hawaiian, and Mexican Italian mixes. Popular items include a Korean taco on naan bread with crumbled tofu, jack cheese, and broccoli slaw.
6. Gorilla Cheese
Gorilla Cheese specializes in high-end grilled cheese sandwiches, from the classic O.G. (Aged Cheddar & Mozzarella on White or Multigrain Bread) to specialty sandwiches like the Lumberjack (Bacon, Granny Smith Apple Slices, Maple Syrup, Aged Cheddar on White Bread). Inspired by Nigerian cuisine, they'll gladly show up at festivals as well private events.
7. Beaver Tails
The Beaver Tails food truck is the best way to satisfy your Canadian sweet tooth. Because when in Canada...eat beaver tails, right?! Orignally from a franchise based in Ottawa, they have come to Toronto by high strung, sugary demands. The customizable pastries can be topped with all sorts of chocolate, fruit and candy, to be mulled over at your discretion.
Burgatory has a passion for food and fun. They want to bring delicious and gourmet food to all their customers using only fresh and local ingredients. The twist you ask? The menu is inspired by the deadly sins, to keep you feeling full and devilish.
9. Itty Bitty Pie Company
Itty Bitty Pie Company creates sweet & savoury pies. You can visit them at 92 Lake St., St. Catharines or at different markets/events. This beauty is known best for its sweet and savoury miniature pastries with flavours such as buffalo chicken, tacos, and curry.
Cathy Penney started this food truck business in Hamilton in 2012 and it quickly took off. Penney is committed to her community and her customers. She sources as many products as she can, and locally so she can bring homemade comfort food to the streets. Their menu includes a huge variety of pastas from lasagna, to egg noodles.
11. Rome'n Chariot
Inspired by the cook's Italian mother and nona, Rome'n Chariot is a Roman traveling kitchen, focusing on traditional family recipes. You can choose from seasonally fresh salads to meatball sliders and even homemade lasagna. Rome 'n Chariot also vows to never throw food out and donates all leftovers to soup kitchens.
12. Gelato Spot
d thatThe Gelato Spot Food truck believes that all gelato should be made using fresh and natural ingredients. It's slightly 'better for you', and are served in either a cup or as a sandwich!
Localista takes pride in supporting the local farms and producers of Ontario. Popular items on the truck include Aunt Burnice's buttermilk fried chicken, which is served with corn bread and slaw. Also popular are their duck cakes served with corn relish.
14. Curbside Bliss Cupcakes
Curbside Bliss Cupcakes brings you the delectable, mouth watering, baked-from-scratch goodness on the go. For those of you who need a sweet fix, this is your truck. It is also Canada's first Mobile Cupcake Kitchen! Flavours change daily and include: Peanut Butter/Nutella, Banana Cream Pie, and Coconut Cream Pie...yummmm
15. Urban Smoke
The Urban Smoke food truck is brought to you by a BBQ Gourmet catering company. They offer catering services for public and private events in and around the Toronto area. They've served over 300,000 hungry people across southern Ontario. From pulled pork to smoked brisket, Urban Smoke has got your BBQ cravings covered since 1994.
16. Portobello Burger
Portobello Burger's cuisine is inspired by rock concerts and the healthy-eating scene in equal measure. The husband and wife team offer vegetarian options for a reasonable price for all you summer body maintainers. The menu is forever changing to always keep customers on their toes about what delicious dish is next. They are also always open to public suggestions for their menu updates.
17. I love Churros..!
Need I say more? You want tasty, fried, heart clogging goodness, you will definitely find it at the I Love Churros truck.
18. Buster's Sea Cove
Located at the St. Lawrence Market for over a decade, Buster's Sea Cove serves exactly that, fresh sea food. Consistent with the summer months, you can chow down on fish tacos, and seafood rolls with the snack sized bag of Miss Vickie’s. It's the freshest seafood you'll ever find on a Toronto truck.
19. Frankie Fettuccine
Frankie Fettuccine has a must try Ossobuco Gnocchi Poutine. Can you deep fry gnocchi? Yes, yes you can. The crispy gnocchi is coated in cheese curds and smothered in braised veal, now that's a winning combination. They have hearty pasta dishes and inventive takes on Italian classics.
20. Bacon Nation
All your favorite greasy and crispy baconey things in one spot. If you love bacon, you have to try this truck. The owners are pork-obsessed and the menu features bacon, bacon, and some more bacon. Toss your diet out the window and order a Pig Mac and wash it all down with a Peanut Butter and Bacon Milkshake.