Food trucks in and around Asheville

We’re helping you keep up with Asheville’s wheel-y good eateries.

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Let’s be real: Asheville’s food truck scene has been on a roll — but it’s also tough to keep up with all of these eateries wheeling around.

Luckily, taste-testing food trucks is one of our unofficial hobbies, so we’ve got all the delectable details on 30+ mobile restaurants around town. Plus, for each truck we linked the best way to keep up with its schedule, either via social media or its website.

Note: We always recommend checking online to confirm locations before heading out, as these details can change.

🥤 Take a sip

Bridge & Tunnel Coffee Co.
Track down the vintage yellow truck for a caffeine boost with craft nitro cold brew, tea, coffee, and espresso drinks on the menu — and maybe add on some house-made whipped cream for good measure. You can also visit the brick-and-mortar location at 10 Fernihurst Dr. in the Coman Building on A-B Tech’s campus.

Chaunie’s Coffee
Visit the truck Tuesday-Saturday at 22 Stoner Rd. for coffee, tea, and breakfast tacos.

Le Bon Cafe
Grab a cup of locally roasted coffee or freshly brewed tea from this adorable, cottage-like trailer.

The Spotted Banana
Find fresh and healthy options, from fruit smoothies and acai bowls to lunch options like turkey paninis.

Smokin' Onion Food Truck

The Smokin’ Onion’s food is just as beautiful as its vibrant truck.

🌱 Plant-based fare

Tahini Jar
Be sure to try the Shawarma Seasoned Fries, loaded with warm falafel bites, toum, harissa, and fresh parsley, at this plant-based mobile eatery.

The Smokin’ Onion
Munch on delicious vegan delights like nachos and buffalo cauliflower wraps on Tuesdays from 12 to 7 p.m. at New Belgium Brewing Co. — but if you miss the truck, you can visit the brick-and-mortar spot at 679 Haywood Rd. on Thursday-Monday.

ZenBurgers Love Shack
From sloppy joes to Thai-inspired burgers, there’s a plant-based pick for every palate at this food truck, which is permanently parked in the gardens next to Liberty House Cafe.

Mean Mandy’s
This menu will take you all over the map, offering 100% plant-based dishes from a mock bánh mì to beer-braised jackfruit tacos.


How beautiful is this Chop Shop burger?

Photo via Chop Shop

🍔 Hearty options

Ben’s Backdraft Barbecue
Whether it’s on a sandwich or a plate, the fresh pulled pork, juicy brisket, and smoky pulled chicken will leave you feeling satisfied.

Blue Collar Diner
This diner-themed truck (hence the name), serves up hearty classics like meatloaf sandwiches and Frito pie.

Chop Shop Food Truck
Stationed at the Wedge Brewery’s Foundation spot (5 Foundy St.), the menu boasts burgers (like the Crispy Cheddar with pickled onion, Lusty Monk mustard + “cheese wings”), dogs, sandwiches, salads, and sides.

Cooking with Comedy
Chef Clarence Robinson’s menu may change often, but it’s always filled with flavor — highlights include oxtail and beef birria tacos and teriyaki chicken.

Deli Volv
These subs are seriously stacked — if you’re a fan of an Italian sub, try out the Gustaio Italiano with vodka sauce, pepperoni, smoked ham, provolone, onion, and herb aioli on scratch-made bread.

Garage BBQ
The team has more than 40 sauces that rotate through the menu — try four of them when you order the barbecue flight, which comes with four servings of meat, plus slaw and chips.

Grush’s Cajun Dino Grill
This big green truck has a seasonal menu filled with flavor, from deep-fried boudin balls topped with caramelized onions, confit garlic bulbs, and stout mustard cream to crispy dino nuggets with cajun ranch.

Locally sourced, Southern-inspired food is at the heart of this truck’s ever-changing menu.

Lobster Dogs Food Truck
Be transported to the coast while chowing down on lobster rolls, stuffed avocados, and seafood dishes.

Melt Your Heart
Savor the ooey-gooey grilled cheese sandwiches (we love the Firebird) on Tuesdays at Highland Brewing Co. and Saturdays at New Belgium Brewing Co.

Olde London Road Food Truck
The soccer bar’s truck stays on-site, serving up fresh smashburgers and wings — plus, the truck just got a fresh coat of paint, courtesy of Gus Cutty.

Root Down
The menu changes daily, but you’ll always find local and seasonal Creole and Southern soul food at New Belgium Brewing Co. on Sundays or at concerts at Salvage Station when you need to refuel after a night of dancing.

These burgers are piled high and jam-packed with flavor — try out the spot’s namesake burger with roasted jalapeño pimento cheese, crispy fried onions, bacon, lettuce, tomato, and barbecue sauce.

Sink your teeth into a dry-aged beef smashburger topped with white American cheese + crinkle cut pickles and served on a toasted bun from local bakery Geraldine’s — or opt for the equally tasty fried chicken sandwich or veggie burger.

Blue food truck with people waiting outside.

Line up for crispy arepas.

Photo via Delish

Bun Intended
Get your fill of homemade steamed buns from the Thai-inspired traveling truck — but you can also visit its spot in The S&W Market.

Seasonal ingredients come together to create delectable Asian cuisine at this truck, permanently parked at Cellarest Beer Project in West Asheville — stop by Friday-Sunday from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Cecelia’s Kitchen
The popular truck serves up crispy empanadas, flavorful tamales, and savory + sweet made-to-order French crepes.

The menu at this Venezuelan street food spot will have your mouth watering with arepas, cachapas, patacones, and more.

El Bodegon
Nosh on Argentinian comfort food with Italian and Spanish influences, like the chicken milanesa sandwich or oven-baked empanadas.

El Kimchi
This local favorite serves up a unique mix of Korean and Mexican cuisines, with items like Korean barbecue tacos and tortas.

El Querubin
The menu is filled with fresh Mexican fare, from tacos to nachos to burritos.

Guajiro Cuban Comfort Food
This authentic, family-run spot is permanently parked at 122 Riverside Dr., offering up breakfast options (like the Cuban Breakfast with two fried eggs, rice and beans, sweet plantains, and two ham croquettes) and sandwiches + platters.

Gypsy Queen Cuisine
The truck (aka Spartacus) serves up the same fresh and delicious Lebanese food you’ll find at the restaurant’s Patton Avenue location — you can also book the truck for your special event.

Master BBQ
Head to Zillacoah Beer Co. to find this delicious, authentic Filipino comfort food — don’t sleep on the Master BBQ platter with pork skewers, lumpia, and java rice.

Purple People Feeder
These hibachi plates are piled high with your choice of protein — you can even get a dog bowl for your furry friend with rice, steak, peas, and carrots.

Queen’s Island Cuisine
The Jamaican food truck’s menu rotates through succulent entrees like oxtail, curry chicken + jerk chicken, plus traditional sides like rice and peas, macaroni and cheese, and plantains.

🍕 A slice of the action

900 Degreez Artisan Pizza
This shipping container stacked on top of a 17-ton Freightliner cranks out woodfired pizzas in just 90 seconds — it’s parked outside New Origin Brewing, so you can pair your pie with a cold beer.

Smokee’s Pizza
There’s something for everyone on this menu, from wood-fired specialty pies to jumbo chicken wings.

Tin Can Pizzeria
This traveling pizzeria uses 72-hour bulk-fermented sourdough for its hot and fresh pies.

Did we miss your favorite mobile eatery? Let us know so we can add it to the list.

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