While Atlanta’s vibrant food scene is booming, don’t forget the incredible food trucks that are taking the city by storm. With over 200 food trucks offering a variety of cuisines with creative dishes, you’ll be sure to find the one you love.
Some of these mobile restaurants have permanent locations and some you can find at different locations around town. Check out some of the 10 must-try local food trucks (in no particular order) we’ve rounded up below! We promise they’re good for the wheel.
Note: The Instagram pages listed below are regularly updated with menu and location changes to keep you up to date on where they will be and what they will serve.
Cafe Bourbon St.
This true New Orleans-style family food truck serves up delicious Cajun flavors. From the classic po’ boy with shrimps to Jambalaya egg rolls or Bourbon ranch fries, not forgetting chicken & donuts (served on Sundays only), you’re going to love it! PS They also sell hoodies and joggers for the colder months in Atlanta.
Where “ATL meets Naples,” master pizza maker and native Italian, Alessio Lacco and his partner Sofia, bring classic (and delicious) Neapolitan pizza to Atlanta. With their wood fired pizza oven attached to a traditional blue Italian Piaggio ApeCar, it truly is an authentic and unforgettable Italian experience. Be sure to check out some of their fun “legalize marinara” products and more.
Location: North East – 2000 Cheshire Bridge Rd. NE; Website: theatlantapizzatruck.com; Contact: 470-317-4992; Instagram: @atlantapizzatruck
The Hoagie Shack Food Truck
The Hoagie Shack serves “food that makes you dance”! Family owned and operated, they offer some of their delicious Hotlanta Heauxgies including their Big Poppa hoagie, Swat Chicken hoagie, Fried Fish hoagie and their Veggie Veg hoagie. After you finish your hoagie, complete your meal with their Trap treats like Glam-Ma Nana Puddin or Georgia peach cobbler. Catch them wherever they go next!
Chips and queso, anyone? Yes please. This truck has been driving around ATL for 3 years and now even has a permanent location in Toco Hills. In addition to their queso, The Queso Truck serves quesadillas, tacos, loaded tots or homemade nachos and churros. As they say themselves, “the best things in life are cheese”.
The Blaxican food truck has “la comida for your soul” creating unique Mexican soul food for the people of Atlanta. Launched in 2010, they serve one-of-a-kind creations like the one and only collard greens quesadilla, shrimp and grits tostadas, mexy mac and cheese, barbecue fires and more. Try “The Blasian,” a grilled marinated salmon taco topped with Asian Blaxican glaze, diced tomatoes, arugula, and feta cheese. Yum!
Want Japanese cuisine? You will need to take the Bento bus to their next stop around Atlanta. This food truck serves fresh and healthy Japanese-inspired fusion cuisine, making it a favorite with local fans. Some menu items include their Asian BBQ Steak Bowl, Marinated Tofu Tacos, Teriyaki Chicken Rice Bowl, and Shrimp Balls. If you’re craving nachos, be sure to try their unique tofu nachos with fried wonton fries, topped with seared marinated tofu, corn, pico, chopped lettuce, queso and their signature sauce to top it off. the perfect dish.
Location: (Check their Facebook page for location updates); Website: bentobus.square.site; Contact: 678-439-6297; Facebook: @TheBentoBus
alchemy of the sun
Known as “Atlanta’s Vegan Conscious Cocktail and Creation Truck,” Sunshine Alchemy owner Jasmine Beck strives to bring plant-based beverages and food creations to the people of the city. Their menu includes impossible burgers, sun-spiced tater tots (vegan), sweet potato fries (vegan and gluten-free), pineapple lemonade, and crispy vegan rice treats s’mores for dessert. Check out their Instagram page to see where they’ll be next!
Tex’s Tacos gives Tex-Mex a southern twist offering tacos like Chicken Fresca, Pastor de Puerco, Carne Asada, Pulled Pork BBQ and Veggie. Don’t forget to try their loaded Texicana fries which include their lime fries with pico de gallo, guacamole, queso fresco, grilled onion, cilantro, fresh jalapeño and their homemade salsa roja. Whatever you end up ordering at Tex’s Tacos, be sure to pair it with a Mexican Coke or your favorite Jarrito.
Calling all churro lovers! You can find all things churro with this delicious crispy cinnamon sugar flavor at the Queen Churro food truck. Churromisu, Churro Donut, Royal Churro Milkshake, Churro Sundae, and yes, even Chicken & Churros. This place is a must see, so try to catch them at their next stop.
Have you always dreamed of combining cereals and ice cream? Now is your chance to enjoy what you’ve been craving for Atlanta’s premier cereal and ice cream truck. Each menu item is named after 7 different Atlanta neighborhoods or you can create your own with over 15 grains to choose from. Here’s how it works: you choose your flavor of ice cream, 2 cereals and 1 topping (or more if you wish) to create the ice cream/cereal dessert of your dreams. Just when you think it can’t get any better, they also have milkshakes and waffles.