Food trucks can be found all across the state of Florida with a growing number in the larger cities such as Miami, Orlando & Tampa. It has been one of the fastest growing new businesses in Florida for the past few years and doesn't seem to be slowing down, thanks in part to popularity of the Food Truck shows on the Food Network. But more so because people just love to discover new and unique foods, find old favorites, find new favorites, and experience local food vendors and their creative spin on foods.
We searched the state looking for the best of the best, the most unique, and the local favorites. Many of these food trucks are weekly regulars in their local hot spot, others attend fairs and festivals around the state, some have a local bar or partner business they serve and some are all about private events. Join the Food Truck Craze and check out our Editor's Favorites in Florida.
Do you have an amazing idea for a food truck and thought about setting up your own food truck in Florida?
The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation requires you to have a Public Food Service/Vending License if you are selling anything other than packaged foods, fresh fruits and vegetables and are not a non-profit organization. All businesses selling food must comply with the states guidelines for Mobile Food Establishments that require food vendors to supply only foods fit for human consumption, avoid bare hand contact with foods, protect the food from weather (especially important in Florida's heat!) and environmental contamination
You can catch this Puerto Rican cuisine food truck on Narcoosee Road in Orlando, FL. Bring your family and friends to try some tasty mofongo. They are open Wednesday to Sunday from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm.
Adam's Filling Station on Wheels has catering chefs on hand with decades of catering experience. Whether it's for a casual brunch or a lavish white glove event, they offer a qualified staff to take care of all of your needs.
If you need a quick pick-me-up espresso or super food smoothie, follow Back to the Grind Mobile Cafe on social media. Boasting the freshest coffee brews from their local roaster, you can order your choice of hot, cold, or espresso coffee. If you're feeling hungry, enjoy any of their healthful smoothies, such as a peanut butter banana or tropical smoothie with an option to "power up." Don't miss out on their fresh fruit parfaits with a cup of your favorite coffee beverage.
Check out the calendar on BC Taco's website to find out where they'll be next. This is your chance to try their one of a kind tacos. If you want to step out of your comfort zone add fried avocado to your tacos.
Forget the frozen french fries in your freezer and stop by BFF for some freshly-cut, hand-washed french fries. They are places in a cone and you can choose 2 among the 15+ dipping sauces BFF offers. As soon as you bite into one of their crispy fries this food truck will be your new BFF.
If you want "Not Fancy Food, Just Good Food," head over to Big Guy's Backyard Grill. They offer high quality, fresh, never frozen food. They have a good variety of American, BBQ, and Mexican cuisine. If you can't make it to their food truck, which travels to several locations, including Jacksonville, Orange Park, Middleburg, Greencove Springs, and Lake Asbury, you can always call for food to be delivered.
Che Grill was created in a burst of imagination and excitement as part of the first group of Food Trucks to venture and explore South Florida communities. Food Trucks were a novelty and they wanted to bring authentic Argentine cuisine to this new culinary movement that was sweeping the United States.
This is a Dominican food truck with 3 locations throughout South Florida. What's a chimi? It includes a Dominican bun, chopped coleslaw, and their secret chimi sauce. Burgers, quesadillas, and other meats are also served by Chimi in the streets of Miami.
Dickson Smokehouse food truck sells a variety of smoked, slow cooked authentic food. They specialize in pulled pork, brisket, ribs, and chicken. They also offer catering for all sizes in Miami, Florida.
From traditional to unique flavored donuts, Dough Dough's Donut Food Truck has the donut you're craving. Do you love a fresh, hot cup of coffee to go with your donut? What about ice cream? Dough Dough's Donuts has the perfect pairing with the donut of your choice.
Calling all BBQ lovers! This family run food truck cooks all sides, sauces, and rubs from scratch and smokes all the meats. These homemade recipes have won 1st place in several competitions against strong competitors.
E & J Texas BBQ, LLC created a menu around authentic Texas style food. They use freshest products and smoke their meat slow and low in a custom line of spice rubs and sauces. This food truck is located in Miami, Florida.
Angus and prime cut meats are grilled to perfection with charcoal Brazilian grills. El Toro Loco Churrascaria has a restaurant location and food trucks scattered throughout the Miami area. Visit their website to check out their menu.
Let's face it, Florida summers are so long that the brief reprieve you get from the short winter months just isn't enough. Well, head over to Guanabana Truck! They make fruity ice pops that are free of artificial flavors, colors, and preservatives. They also offer gluten and dairy free ice pops. According to their website they "... use the highest quality milks and creams to pair with ingredients like chocolate and peanut butter." Find them on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to follow their truck.
Joe and his son operate Joe Joe On The Go focusing on fresh seafood and other tasty meals. Joe has over 30 years of experience in the culinary industry, which he used to help create their diverse menu.
If you want authentic Chicago style comfort food then visit Messy Fingers food truck on your lunch break or at your next outing. They offer delectable Philly cheese steaks, mouthwatering cheesy burgers, fish tacos, and an impressive pastrami sandwich, to only name a few.
If you're looking for delicious comfort food, check out the Mother Truckin Pizza food truck during your next outing. Enjoy a mouth watering jumbo slice with such toppings as buffalo chicken, Hawaiian, veggie, and many more other options to choose from. Check out their full menu online for other options such as calzones, toasted subs, and drinks.
Mr. Potato Spread is no stranger to creativity and versatility. Taking ordinary potatoes and turning them into creative masterpieces, this food truck offers delectable options ranging in flavors. From the shrimp fajita pot, the bacon ranch pot, to their two vegetarian options, and several others, the variations are plenty, And, if you're feeling particularly creative yourself, you can have their plain potato "build your own" option.
Needa' Pita food truck offers authentic and fresh Mediterranean cuisine in Miami, Florida. Their recipes come from a small town in the outskirts of Beirut, Lebanon. They aspire to carry out their legacy and culture. Needa' Pita specializes in chicken and beef shawarma that by aroma alone will make your mouth water, and of course Greek gyro to represent their neighboring countries.
At OliveOnion they're committed to using only the freshest quality ingredients and making everything to order in Davie, Florida. They're also rounding out your meal with sides, including crispy pita chips and homemade hummus.
Papas Mix specializes in potatoes and cuisine from Venezuela. Based in Miami, Florida, they offer generous servings of crispy fries, topped with varying meat options, plus cheese, fresh veggies, and sauce.
Are you looking to try something different? This Peruvian style food truck might be what you're looking for! They have won several awards including 2017 Best Food Truck "Orlando Sentinel Foodie Award" and 2017 Best Latin "Orlando Sentinel Foodie Award".
Chimichangas and tacos are the highlights of this menu. Even though the menu might seem small, there are endless possibilities. For a personal fusion experience stop by the Poblano Mexican Fusion food truck or their restaurant location in Davie, Florida.
As Jacksonville's "one and only gourmet panini food truck," you can find Professor Panini at the Riverside Arts market from 10 am to 3 pm every Saturday. They also serve at local events, including corporate offices and neighborhoods. You can choose from menu items such as The Professor, which includes BBQ chicken and Mac n' Cheese, or a veggie panini. They also offer a choice of four sides that include asparagus, fries, Mac n' Cheese, and chips. To see their full menu and their schedule, you can find them on their website and on Facebook.
Santo Dulce brings a modern twist to classic churros. They serve these sweet treats in Hollywood and Miami, Florida. With the Halo shape of the churro it's unlike any other especially when you have it with Santo Dulce's homemade ice cream. Check out their website for locations!
Sidecar Kitchen is a gourmet restaurant that comes to you in a 20-foot food truck. Corporate lunches, birthday parties, weddings, and other events are served by the Sidecar Kitchen with a wide variety of foods to choose from. Are you in the mood for seafood? How about pasta? The Sidecar Kitchen can whip it up for you.
With attractive daily deals like Monday kids eat free and “Thirsty Thursday” where draft beers are from $1- $2 all day, T.J’s Seafood Shack is a great place to get your money’s worth. T.J.’s restaurant has locations in Oviedo and Orlando and offer catering with their efficient food trucks!
Taco Fresh is a premier authentic Mexican restaurant and food truck serving Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and South Florida. Taco Fresh serves delicious tacos and burritos at affordable prices. That same idea extends to the corporate and private events that they cater throughout South Florida.
With a clever name that is sure to capture your attention, The Butt Hutt Smokehouse is ranked as a top 50 Food Truck in the USA in 2018. It has been featured on Cooking Channel's Cheap Eats. The menu offers Florida style BBQ with specialties such as Bangin' Beef Curry Fries. For the full menu of Florida BBQ specialties, check out their website.
Mediterranean food truck in Miami, Florida. Get their chicken or beef shawarma completely customizable with your choice of homemade sauces, including yogurt, tahini, and their signature hot sauce. Catering is available.
The World Famous House of Mac is known for putting a spin on traditional dishes many of us enjoy. This food truck is located in Wynwood serving delicious jerk salmon pasta, fried chicken, the World Famous Mac & Cheese, and much more.