The truck to seek out for gorgeous tacos, Cantina On Wheels can be found in several locations around the city each day (to find out where they are this lunch time, check out their calendar). There are seven different tacos to choose from including the grilled beef tenderloin with creamy pinto sauce and pico de gallo; the grilled yellow squash, tri-colored bell peppers, zucchini, avocado, fresh slaw and cilantro mayo; and the seasoned black beans, cheese and pico de gallo. Aside from the selection of tacos, hungry arrivals at Cantina on Wheels can also choose to indulge in a box of nachos, garlic fries, or the delicious Cuban sandwich filled with slow roasted pork shoulder and Manchego cheese. For the perfect lunch, dinner or late night snack on the go, it doesn’t get any better than this.
A top quality fast food truck that doesn’t compromise on health nor taste in its menu of speedy lunches, Shindigs Catering Food Truck is loved for its seasonal menus full of tasty American classics. Try a beef, bacon, gorgonzola, fig mustard, arugula and truffle yoghurt burger served in a freshly baked sweet potato bun to experience how street served hamburgers can really taste with the right amount of love and care. Other great menu options include the pork belly with sesame hoisin steamed bun, the chicken with sweet potato mash and pomegranate jus main and the side of truffle fries with a special recipe dipping sauce.
Varying locations around Birmingham – check out their Twitter feed to locate them today
For a taste of Vietnam between two slices of bread, head to Fresh Off The Bun a mobile food truck specialising in delicious Vietnamese sandwiches and soups. Many people consider Vietnamese to be the healthiest cuisine in the world and the staff at Fresh Off The Bun do their best to ensure that all of the dishes they create are healthy and wholesome, making this a great choice fast food truck for the health conscious. Choose a steaming bowl of pho in the winter or a selection of Vietnamese tacos in the summer. The herb baked chicken breast spiced sandwich, creamy Tofu taco and vegetarian pho are all great choices too.
Varying locations around Birmingham – download the app to locate them today
Located in the car park at Texaco petrol station in Homewood, Los Dos Hermanos taco truck (also known as The Taco Truck or Guzman Taqueria) serves exceedingly good and highly affordable tacos and burritos for those on the move. The lengua burrito is a popular choice, especially with a splash of hot sauce for those with a special resilience to spice. Other fantastic menu choices include the carne asada burrito, the marinated pork taco and the chicken taco. Top the tacos or burrito with a spoonful of pickled peppers and carrots and enjoy with a bottle of Mexican coke for the best street food meal.
Affectionately called Matilda, Melt Food Truck serves the streets of Birmingham with the much loved American classic comfort-food lunch dish – the grilled cheese. A variety of twists on the classic sandwich are available, including the mac melt (homemade mac ‘n’ cheese in a grilled cheese on Texas toast), the honey lavender (smoked ham, monterey jack cheese, honey lavender compound butter on sourdough) and the chive turkey (smoked turkey, chive-blended cheddar, grilled onions and mustard on focaccia). Despite its focus on cheese, Melt is surprisingly vegetarian and vegan friendly, with plenty of vegan cheese options to choose from on the daily menu too. One for cheese-loving gourmands, a selection of sides and cheaply priced drinks are available too.
Varying locations around Birmingham – call ahead for today’s location, +1 205 917 5000
A go-to on a hot day or to treat the kids year round, NOLA Ice serves up original New Orleans-style sno-balls in an abundance of flavors. Customers can choose to keep it simple by picking one of the 41 flavors to enjoy on its own, such as the amaretto, bubblegum, banana, pineapple, coffee or watermelon. Those after something a little more experimental can choose one of the pre-created flavor mixes such as sweet tea and lemonade, coconut and pineapple, or spearmint or strawberry, or they can create their own special mix. Sno-balls can also be topped with NOLA cream, sour spray or chocolate syrup for that extra fun finish.
Varying locations around Birmingham – check out their Twitter to locate them today
Off The Hook is a mobile food truck specializing in the freshest seafood dishes and combinations. Track the truck down this lunchtime to feast on a delicious bowl of shrimp po boy, crab cake sliders, fish tacos or a classic and filling plate of fish and chips. Customers eager to skip the line to get their belly’s full faster can call ahead or send a text to have their order waiting for them when they arrive.
Varying locations around Birmingham – check out their Facebook feed to locate them today
Working hard to bring the people of Birmingham street food so delicious that they will feel pampered whilst eating it, Spoon Fed Grill serves a changing daily menu of delicious lunchtime fare. Options on offer usually include four or five different filling options which can be devoured in a roll or atop a salad. Smoked turkey, bacon, cheddar, BBQ sauce and caramelized onions; pulled pork, Jack cheese and slaw; honey chicken, creamy lemon and thyme vinaigrette, peanuts, carrots and golden delicious apple slices – are a few of the filling options to regularly feature on the menu.
Spoon Fed Grill, 1000 28th Street North, Birmingham, AL, USA, +1 205 532 0021