For a meal or a snack on the go, these 10 delicious food trucks have you covered. With sweet treats, savory snacks, and delectable international cuisine, you are certain to find a bite at one of Connecticut’s food trucks. Vegetarians and vegans will also be delighted to learn that some food trucks also cater to a veggie-based diet.
Serving some of the best cupcakes in the state, NoRA Cupcake Company can easily be enjoyed on the go through a stop at their food truck. Traveling around Connecticut or parked at your special event, Lil’ Nora sells their most popular frosted delights. We’re sure your sweet tooth will be pleased when you see the black and bright pink cupcake truck roll by.
Parking in Middletown to serve the local community and Wesleyan students, the Whey Station is a popular spot for a very late night bite to eat. The Whey Station serves specialty grilled cheese created with fresh local ingredients and includes sandwiches such as the Vermont with Vermont cheddar and bacon apple chutney and the Yankee with cheddar, chili, jalapenos, and tortilla strips. Smoked tomato bisque is also available in-truck—perfect for dipping grilled cheese sandwiches!
A flavorful pick for lunch or dinner, El Charrito Taco Truck has a surprisingly large menu with each dish crammed with flavor. Menu highlights include tostadas, sope, huarache, alambre, empanadas, and tamales. Come hungry as there is just too much too choose just one dish.
These guys know fritters! Making melt in your mouth apple fritters since 1973, you’ll certainly want to order more than one serving so you can take some home for later. You can find New England Apple Fritters attending state fairs across Connecticut and New York.
Open seven days a week from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m., stop by the Rolling Tomato for a fresh pizza pie, wings, or a sandwich. With both a brick and mortar restaurant (in Groton) and a food truck traveling all over the state, the Rolling Tomato is the place to go for a filling meal. Meat lovers will want to dig into the Big Stubby, which is cheese, pepperoni, Italian sausage, bacon, and meatballs. Others may want to sink their teeth into the Crazy Joey with cheese, chicken, broccoli, and ricotta.
Don’t be fooled into thinking that food trucks only serve food for the masses and ignore those who are vegetarian, vegan, or raw. AMOR Food Truck creates artisan international cuisine that just so happens to incorporate organic, non-GMO ingredients into healthy, flavorful vegetarian, vegan, and raw dishes. Find their current location on their Facebook page.
Hapa, serving a delicious mash-up of American street food and Asian Pacific cuisine, is Connecticut’s answer for burgers on purple yam buns, Korean short ribs stuffed in corn tortillas, and Philippine chicken adobo. With seven amazing menu items, you’ll want to try them all. Find out what’s happening on their social media sites.
Enjoy delicious Spanish inspired food from Mercado. Mercado’s menu changes depending on the season and the in-season, local ingredients that are available, but some options might include huevos montadito, pork belly sliders, paella, and duck fat potatoes. Reviews of Mercado are around the board five out of five, so they are certainly a must-try food truck in Connecticut!
You may want to grab a napkin before reading on as the food served by Fryborg Food Truck is rather drool-worthy. Fryborg serves double fried French fries with sauces and toppings. Mouthwatering dipping sauces such as pesto mayo, curry ketchup, chipotle barbeque come ready for dipping and toppings, which really add to the tastiness, include bacon, cheese, fried egg, and pecorina romano. Fryborg posts their locations on Facebook, so be sure to look them up when you are in for tasting perhaps the best fries in Connecticut.
Gourmet sandwiches stuffed to the brim with braised, smoked, grilled, or roasted meat compose the cornerstone of the Meat Truck’s menu. The Rueben-Cuban is highly rated, but if you have a large appetite or big party, the pig roast might be right for you.