8 Food Trucks You Can Find Roaming Around Chicago

Just because a restaurant is on wheels doesn’t take away from the quality of food that is made. Some of the greatest food you can get in the city is offered by food trucks in Chicago. Below are some of the best and most popular trucks you have to try.

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The Fat Shallot

This bright red Chicago food truck is a staple of the city. Driving around delivering delicious and unique sandwiches like the Truffle BLT made with bacon, avocado, and truffle aioli on challah bread, The Fat Shallot can’t be missed. 

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Photo Credit: Tamale Spaceship

Tamale Spaceship

Greeted by employees wearing luchadors, Tamale Spaceship is not easy to miss. This silver food truck makes some of the most interesting tamales in Chicago like the Dynamic Tamale made with roasted beets and goat cheese with garlic-morita sauce.

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Yum Dum

Yum Dum is a food truck in Chicago that has a Korean-infused menu featuring baowiches, with fillings like slow-braised pork belly, panko-crusted sole filet, and panko-crusted chicken.

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Photo Credit: DonerMen


A popular European and Middle Eastern dish, DönerMen brings doners to Chicago. This Chicago food truck offers entrees that consist of shaved meat with tzatziki and a fresh Mediterranean salad served either with pita bread, fries, spiced rice or roasted vegetables.

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A Sweet Girls

A Sweet Girls makes everything by hand the night before and from scratch. Their cupcakes and macarons have simple and traditional flavors but also bring in a few Asian-inspired flavors like Match and Berry Sesame.

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The Happy Lobster

You may be a little weary ordering seafood from a food truck in Chicago, but The Happy Lobster makes some of the best lobster rolls in Chicago. They offer their traditional happy lobster roll or you can make it angry by adding hot giardiniera and spicy mayo.

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Beavers Donuts

Beavers Donuts makes mini donuts in batches of 4, 9, 15 or 35. You can get them with more simple toppings like cinnamon or powdered sugar, or you can splurge for the signature toppings like smores, turtle or Nutella dream.

Photo Credit: Chicago Pizza Boss

Chicago Pizza Boss

Painted like an Italian flag, the Chicago Pizza Boss food truck serves delicious, authentic wood-fired pizzas. Even in a place like Chicago with a plethora of amazing pizza options, Chicago Pizza Boss is still a must-have.



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