Ah, nothing says summer in Vancouver like street food! With the weather finally warming up, food trucks are popping up all over the place in downtown Vancouver! Here’s our guide to 22 of the best Vancouver food trucks to try this year and where you can find them.
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Mom’s Grilled Cheese Truck, located at Howe and Robson Streets, serves both classic and gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches and soups.
Japadog, located at Burrard and Smithe Street, is Vancouver’s famous Japanese style hot dog stand. They serve terimayo, oroshi, misomayo and okonomi hot dogs and many, many more.
Tandoori Tikka Dog, located at West Cordova Street, between Seymour and Richards Streets, serves pork free and kosher hot dogs that are flame broiled with a tandoori masala curry.
Arturo’s Mexico To Go, located at Howe and West Cordova Streets, serves a fusion of Spanish and traditional Mexican food.
Aussie Pie Guy, located at West Pender at Burrard Street, serves delicious handmade savoury pies.
EAT Chicken Wraps, located at Robson and Howe Streets, serves chicken wraps that are made from scratch.
Johnny’s Pops, located at the Athletes Village in front of Tap and Barrel, serves handmade popsicles from a bicycle cart. All the ingredients and fruit are locally sourced and grown.
Soho Road Naan Kebab, located at West Georgia and Granville Streets, serves delicious butter chicken, tandoori chicken, and spicy vegetable naan kebabs.
The Kaboom Box, located at Granville and West Georgia Streets, serves amazing smoked salmon sandwiches. They commit to serving only Oceanwise seafood, sustainably produced meat, and organic vegetables.
The Reef Runner, located at West Cordova and Thurlow Streets, serves a delicious Caribbean inspired curries, Jamaican patties, and jerk chicken poutine, which has been featured on The Food Network’s You Gotta Eat Here.
Culver City Salads, located at West Hastings and Thurlow Streets, serves vegan and gluten free entrée salads, and are made from local and organic ingredients.
Vij’s Railway Express, located at West Georgia Street between Thurlow and Burrard Streets, serves delicious curries. Vij’s Railway Express also won EnRoute Magazine’s Best New Restaurant People’s Choice Award.
Garbanzos, serves vegetarian and gluten free salads and rolls, and travels to different locations around the city. It was last located at Granville Street and West 10th Ave.
Guanco, located at the corner of Burrard and West Pender streets, serves Pupusas, a handmade tortilla filled with pork, chicken, beans, and cheese. Pupasas are a popular food from El Salvador.
Beljam’s Waffles was last seen at Granville and West 10th ave, and serves delicious waffle cones, with sweet or savoury fillings.
Emelle’s Westside Wheels is located at Granville and Dunsmuir Streets, and serves both breakfast and lunch.
Feastro The Rolling Bistro is located on Howe Street, between Robson and West Georgia Streets, and serves amazing seafood tacos, prawns, fish and chips, and clam chowder, as well as many other seafood dishes.
Fresh Local Wild is the only food truck in Vancouver with a patio where you can enjoy the view of the mountains while eating delicious fish and chips. It’s located at Burrard and West Hastings Street.
Holy Perogy travels around the city to a number of locations, including Burrard and Dunsmuir Streets, and the Night Market at Victory Ship Way and St. Georges Ave in North Vancouver. They serve a mix of traditional and unique perogies.
Le Tigre Cuisine will be in several locations, including Burrard and 1st Ave, and Cambie and 8th Ave. They serve modern Chinese foods, such as roasted chicken seam buns, and chicken karaage.
Mangal Kiss, located at West Georgia and Hornby Streets, serves chicken shish kabobs, served on traditional Iranian flatbread.
The Bean Buggy, located at the VanDusen Botanical Garden, serves a variety of specialty coffee drinks, organic teas, and smoothies.
Written by: Anna Ward