25 Essential San Antonio Food Trucks and Where to Find Them
In honor of National Food Truck Day on June 28, we decided to pay shout out the Alamo City's best mobile kitchens. (We've chosen to spotlight truck-only kitchens, so we're not including brick-and-mortar restaurants that also have a food truck.) Whether they've parked and found a permanent home or like to stretch their legs and pop up around town, these food trucks serve up food that will amaze you – and your taste buds.
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Yai’s Mobile Kitchen
(210) 749-3004, facebook.com
Thai noodles await you at this local food truck. Catch this mobile kitchen for delicious noodles that you’ll love slurping up, plus other items like spring rolls, fried wings and pork satay.
Photo by s.a.foodie
via Instagram / yaismobilekitchen
14530 Roadrunner Way, facebook.com/MrFishTX
If seafood is your thing, make it a point to visit Mr Fish immediatley. With a permanent home at the Block SA, you can easily swing by for delectable bites like fish tacos. Stick around and hang out on the lawn here!
Photo via Instagram / happyhungryhipster
7327 N Loop 1604 E, (210) 473-4988, facebook.com/NathanielNelsonsbbq
Sinfully delicious barbecue doesn’t always require a brick-and-mortar setup. Take Nelson’s BBQ as proof. This family-run business, open weekends until food runs out, serves up quality smoked meats packed with flavor. Order the Nasty Nate for Nelson’s at its best – and be prepared to lick every bit of juice/sauce off your fingers.
Photo via Instagram / bbqsnob
Tacos El Regio St. Mary’s
2726 N St Mary's St, (210) 782-2272, tacos-el-regio-mexican-restaurant.business.site
Anyone that has spent a boozy night on the St. Mary’s Strip has likely sobered up with these tasty tacos. Consider this taco truck a must-visit for its cultural significance alone, though the greasy goodness will likely make a loyal customer out of you all on its own.
Photo via Instagram / celereyncarrots
The Box Street Social
Around San Antonio, (210) 920-1602, theboxstreetsocial.com
Brought to you by Chef Edward Garcia, this particular food truck is a steady favorite for local foodies. Track down the truck for yummy bites like chicken and donuts, stuffed avocados, wings and a variety of burgers and sandwiches.
Photo via Instagram / theboxstreetsocial
2301 San Pedro Ave, (254) 338-6116, facebook.com/KrabKingzSanAntonio
A venture that originally started in Houston, this San Antonio truck is heaven-sent with perfectly seasoned crab legs and other scrumptious seafood fare. And yes, it’s all from a food truck! Plates are packed and accompanied by sides like corn, egg, potatoes, sausage and shrimp.
Photo via Instagram / amryjade
Ay Que Rico
Around San Antonio, (210) 367-4869, facebook.com/ayquericosa
It’s hard not to miss this brightly colored truck, especially once you’ve gotten a taste. With a growing fanbase that proves why this truck is absolutely not one to miss, you’ll agree that these quality tacos and yummy sandwiches are sought after. They will definitely have you saying, “ay que rico!”
Photo via Instagram / ayquericosa
Around San Antonio, (210) 264-9922, facebook.com/llallasempanadas
While many locals probably have a family member they claim makes the best
empanadas, trust local food entrepreneurs to hold their own with their own creations. From custom fillings to sauces to match, these empanadas will surely hit the spot.
Photo via Instagram / feedcassie
Go Vegan SA
14530 Roadrunner Way, (210) 729-5400, govegansa.com
With a permanent home at the Block SA, Go Vegan is literal proof that vegan fare can be tasty AF. Run by husband-and-wife team Akeem and Tara Best, this food truck serves up health-conscious comfort food like burgers, boneless wings and even mac ‘n’ cheese!
Photo via Instagram / govegansa
Philly’s Phamous Cheesesteaks
2301 San Pedro Ave, (210) 621-8908, facebook.com/PhillysPhamousItalianIce
First opened by former Spur Malik Rose, this food truck is truly a blessing. Now owned by Rose’s family members, Philly’s makes your mouth water with decked out cheesesteaks and loaded fries to match. This spot is not for the faint of heart, be prepared to feast here.
Photo via Instagram / phillys_phamous