10 food trucks in Calgary you won't want to miss
Date Posted: Monday, July 18, 2016
The streets of Calgary have never tasted so good. The food truck scene took off in Calgary in 2010 and has been growing ever since. Food trucks are found throughout the city offering unique takes on classic cuisine from Southern BBQ to classic grilled cheese. Here are 10 food trucks in Calgary that you won’t want to miss.
Is a gourmet food truck that serves Eastern European-inspired street food. Serving everything from traditional perogies to poutine perogies, the menu is sure to delight anyone. The apple pie perogies are also a must try sweet treat.
This food truck is a celebration of cheesy goodness. Family Cheesed takes the simplicity of a grilled cheese sandwich and makes it utterly amazing. Keep it original with the classic, or kick your grilled cheese tastes up a notch and try the three cheese, the jalapeno popper grilled cheese, or the turkey dinner grilled cheese. Complete your order with a side of poutine or spicy Cheeto fries!
This is a truck like no other. Taiko Taco provides Asian fusion taco food on wheels. The unique menu includes vide pork belly and Szechuan style eggplant. Each taco is served on a house-made steam bun and with the famous Taiko fries or Asian Mini donuts. We dare you to get both!
Waffles & Chix
Waffles & Chix brings the best of the south to Calgary. This unique food truck offers amazing southern fried chicken paired with delicious Belgian waffles, bringing comfort food to a whole new level. The signature waffle & chix will have you addicted at first bite. The fried chicken poutine and fresh strawberries with whipped cream waffle are also not to be missed.
Noodle Bus was Calgary’s first Vietnamese food truck and continues to bring the best of Vietnamese food to the streets serving Vietnamese classics from Pho Noodle Soup to Vermicelli noodle bowls. The Noodle Bus also offers deep fried spring rolls that are a must order.
Ranch BBQ brings the best of southern BBQ and oversized southern portions to the streets of Calgary. The secret is that all meats are smoked for hours with Applewood to enhance flavours. Ranch BBQ’s menu has everything from brisket to Italian sausage. Do not miss the house made fried mac and cheese.
Fiasco Gelato serves up the best gelato and sorbets in Calgary offering classic flavours and seasonal tastes that you are sure to be delighted with each visit. The creamy texture is a perfect refreshment for every day. The Fiasco Gelato food truck also offers a full scale espresso bar—because nothing tops off a scoop of gelato like a shot of expresso.
This nifty food truck was started by a guy who loves burgers and now spreads that love around Calgary with its mouthwatering menu. Bandit Burgers are juicy, made from scratch and served on top of a pretzel bun. Its ground meat consists of brisket, chuck, pork shoulder and slab bacon. Complete your burger with a tasty side of parm and herb fries.
Red Wagon Diner
Red Wagon Diner brings Montreal smoked meat to Calgary. This rolling diner serves the best smoked meats and house made mustard on the streets. The smoked meat is highlighted in the signature sandwiches or on top of hash. And no sandwich is complete without a kosher pickle! The Red Wagon Diner will have you feeling like you are standing in Montreal with every bite.
Yummi Yogis is the healthy vegetarian, gluten free and organic fusion Calgary food truck option. The spicy pad Thai and love iced tea are sure hits. The fresh ingredients and flavours in every bite will leave you satisfied and feeling good.
Be sure to download the Calgary Street Food App to stay in the know of where the food trucks will be located around the city.
The streets of Calgary have never tasted so good