Food trucks in Houston, Texas


When you crave something fresh and tasty, there’s nothing like a food truck. Food trucks are often the most adventurous with their flavor combinations, and while their menu options may be limited, the best are definitely worth a look.

Because food trucks are on wheels, they can be hard to find at times, so you may need to keep an eye on their social media to find out where they will appear next. Take a look at our list to learn more about some of the best food trucks in Houston.

A local guide to food trucks in Houston, Texas

The waffle bus

food trucks in Houston

courtesy of The Waffle Bus

This waffle themed food truck has been around for 10 years. Its menu features the southern favorite, chicken and waffles, and a tasty take on seasoned waffle fries. The more unusual options on the bus include the “deep fryer,” a slider with waffle fries instead of buns, and the waffle burger, which replaces a hamburger bun with a full-size waffle folded in half. The fluffy golden waffles, crispy buttermilk chicken, and flavorful seasoned fries have proven to be so popular that the Waffle Bus now also has a brick and mortar location.

When: 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. Monday to Thursday and 7 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Friday to Saturday.

Or: 2220 Brazos Street Houston, Texas 77002

The Cuban spot

courtesy of the Cuban spot

Cuban Spot is known for its authentic Cuban bread, thinly sliced ​​steak, and fries topped with ham and roast pork. Habanero aioli adds fiery flavor to menu fries and sandwiches. This food truck brings a real taste of Miami to Houston. He also travels everywhere, so you’ll have to pay attention to his social media for any chance of searching for him on purpose.

Or: Keep track of the truck’s scheduled social media appearances here or here. It can be found at Truck yard food park sometimes.

Eatsie boys

food trucks in Houston

courtesy of the Eatsie Boys

the Eatsie boys The food truck is permanently installed outside the 8th Wonder Brewery, so you can enjoy beer and hot and cold food in one stop. The menu is filled with spicy, cheesy and buttery delicacies including the No Sleep ‘Til Philly Sandwich, a caramelized onion cheesesteak, and 8th Wonder beer cheese sauce. The elote fries are served with buttered corn, cotija cheese and hot Cheeto crumble. This food is nobody’s idea to be healthy, but it sure tastes great.

When: From noon to 9 p.m. from Wednesday to Thursday, from noon to 10 p.m. from Friday to Saturday and from noon to 8 p.m. from Sunday to Monday.

Or: 2202 Dallas St Houston, Texas 77003

The dough cone

food trucks in Houston

courtesy of DoughCone

the Dough cone is a fascinating and delicious mix of donut and ice cream. The recipe involves coating the fried dough with cinnamon sugar, filling it with freshly made ice cream and stacking it with sprinkles, chocolate or fruit. The result is both smooth and pleasing to the eye, and the food truck is popular enough to spend a good chunk of its time reserving for catering events. If you want to find out, you’ll need to follow The DoughCone on social media and see when he’s in the area.

Or: Keep track of the truck’s scheduled social media appearances here or here.

Oh my Gogi!

courtesy of Oh My Gogi!

A fusion of Mexican and Korean flavors, Oh my Gogi! caused a sensation when it entered the Houston culinary scene. Today, 10 years later, this food truck is still going strong. The first of its food trucks in Houston is still parked in Rice Village, where it offers upscale shoppers and sleep-deprived students their choice of burgers with ramen buns, OMG! fries topped with spicy mayo and kimchi quesadillas. The chain has other trucks roaming around, and to find out where you might run into one, you’ll have to follow Oh My Gogi! online.

When: 8 p.m. to midnight Tuesday to Wednesday, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday to Saturday and 8 p.m. to midnight Sunday.

Or: 2504 Amherst St Houston, Texas 77005

King of gyroscopes

courtesy of Gyro King

The owners of this food truck are from New York, and they brought their knowledge with them. Mediterranean street food served at King of gyroscopes is tender, served with crunchy fresh vegetables, and served with lots of white and red sauce. This is a great food truck if you are looking for falafels, kebabs, and interestingly, freshly squeezed juices.

When: 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday and noon to 9:30 p.m. on Sunday

Or: 2424 Old Spanish Trail, Houston, Texas 77054

Foreign police

food trucks in Houston

courtesy foreign policy

the Foreign police food truck takes its name from and is inspired by Houston’s international cuisine mix. Since Houston is one of the most diverse cities in the United States when it comes to food, foreign policy aims to capture that with its menu. The burgers are topped with jalapeño and queso, the fries are topped with kimchi and Korean beef, and the Greek salad is extra Greek thanks to a serving of Gyro meat on top.

Or: Keep track of the truck’s scheduled social media appearances here.


food trucks in Houston

courtesy of Coreanos

Koreans is another delicious fusion of Korean barbecue and Mexican flavors, and it definitely has its own flair. This food truck’s menu includes kimcheese fries with bulgogi beef, Korean barbecue burritos loaded with kimchi and fries, and bowls of kimbap rice with cilantro, cheese and hot El Scorcho sauce. Spices are a big part of the menu here, which should come as no surprise to fans of Mexican or Korean cuisine.

When: 11 a.m. to 2 a.m., Monday to Sunday

Or: 7500 Almeda Road Houston, Texas 77054

Main chick

courtesy of Main Chick

Main Chick offers hot chicken strips straight out of Nashville. You can of course recall the spice, or weigh heavily on the pickles and gravy, but the option of just saying “Chuck It” is also there. As with any good Southern cuisine, you can order mac and cheese and coleslaw on the side. The main event, however, is this crisp, bright red fried chicken, which makes it a star among Houston food trucks.

Or: Currently rotating between 1731 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77098 and 16803 Stuebner Airline Rd, Spring, TX 77379. Keep track of the truck’s scheduled social media appearances here.

Taco Fuego

courtesy of Taco Fuego

Taco Fuego is a 100% halal taco truck known for its juicy birria tacos. These tacos are filled with beef stew and served with a broth for dipping. The taco truck also serves Mexican street corn, mini churros, and ramen with birria. Birria tacos are very tasty and many customers come back time and time again just for them.

When: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday to Friday, noon to 11 p.m. Saturday to Sunday.

Or: 5550 Val Verde Houston, TX 77056 and 9907 S Texas 6 Sugar Land, TX 77498

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