Discover Top Food Trucks in New York

The Art of The Street Food

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New York City wouldn't be New York City without all its famous Food Trucks, they are a true institution! From the fruit kiosk to the most famous trucks that offer the diverse cuisines -- Indian, Chinese, Asian, Italian, American ... just try one!

Which ones are considered the best? Take notes and try them when you get to NYC!

King of Falafel & Shawarma
53rd Street at Park Avenue; +1 718 838 8029

One immediately recognizes The King from the seemingly endless line that crowds Park Avenue's sidewalk. Originally in Queens, on the corner of 30th Street and Broadway in Astoria, for almost a decade it has won the New York Vendy Award -- the best Street Foods Award. Now you can find his second Truck in Midtown Manhattan. The falafel and shawarma are still famous, as well as other meat dishes, such as Freddy's Junior with chicken, basmati rice, and kafta, with chopped onion and chili sauce.

Milk Truck;
Always change location; +1 (646) 233-3838

Bessie, Milk Truck, for all New Yorkers (but not only) hungry, during lunchtime they always find cheerful staff and typical dishes like mac & cheese, macaroni Turkey-style Chili and more. The most popular item is the Grilled Cheese Sandwich. There are three variants of this Sandwich -- the classic one, the one with onion & mustard, and a rich version of three-cheeses with apple slices. Although Milk Truck changes locations every day, it is possible to know where to find it daily. Just go online and look for the daily address. The Milk Truck has become a regular appointment for all New Yorkers who faithfully follow it throughout the city - CLICK HERE TO FIND IT!

Red Hook Lobster Pound Food Truck +1 (718) 858-7650

For Lobster's lovers, you don't need to go to New England to enjoy a good Lobster Roll, (although, we still recommend a trip to parts of New England!) thanks to the Red Hook Lobster Pound, you just need to get to the sidewalks of NYC to savor one of the many Lobster Rolls they offer - Maine style, served cold with mayonnaise, or Connecticut style, served hot with butter and lemon. Both sandwiches always provide a generous pound of fresh Maine lobster. Despite the high price - $ 16 per Roll -  they sells between 300-400 sandwiches every two hours!!! The location changes during the seasons.. but no problem  you can find them @ UrbanSpace Vanderbilt - 230 Park Ave. (at the corner of Vanderbilt Ave. and 45th St.) 646-747-0809 :-)


You can find more than one in Manhattan, and if you like Middle Eastern cuisine it's worth stopping by. Try one located on 17th Street near Union Square, meat and vegetable dishes. Get in line ... like always in New York!

Are you Vegan? Then CINNAMON SNAIL is your truck! Vegan burgers and Donuts to try. To find it, go towards Penn Station, 2 Pennsylvania Plaza, New York.

SCHNITZEL & THINGS - Here is a classic of Austrian cuisine, pork or chicken cutlet, sausages, vegetables such as potato salad, cucumbers, and typical seasonings; HERE IS THE MENU & PRICES

Do you like Cous-Cous? CHEF’S SAMIR TRUCK is a good choice and to find it stay connected to its Twitter profile or CHECK THE LOCATION ONLINE.

Are you strolling on the High Line Park, Artisanal Ice Cream is your spot for a great milk-shake or gelato, but if you want a great cup of coffee in New York, then try the Mudtruck

Lumpia Shack ; +1 (917) 475-1621 It can be found inside Smorgasburg in Kent Avenue, Brooklyn, with the delicious spring rolls ... Filipino-inspired spring rolls.

Solber Pupusas inside Brooklyn Flea Market at Lafayette Avenue & Vanderbilt Avenue in Brooklyn; +1 (516) 965-0214.

Calexico a Soho - Prince Street and Wooster Street; +1 (646) 590-4172 - Do you like the Mexican?! Then you should try this one.

Bolivian Llama Party inside Smorgasburg at Kent Avenue and Wythe Avenue, Brooklyn; +1 (347) 395-5481

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