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By San Antonio Current Staff

When you’re looking for a quick bite while out on the town, don’t miss out on these 25 San Antonio food trucks. Each offers quality grub from a mobile eatery that’ll surely sate your cravings, whether its seafood, tacos, hot chicken or loaded sandos.

Dotted all over the Alamo City, track down these flavor-packed restaurants on wheels when your hunger hits.

540 S. Presa St.,
This local outfit serves up fresh and super flavorful takes on chef-owner Jesse Kuykendall’s favorite childhood eats. Don’t miss the sopes.
Photo via Instagram / milpafoodtruck

Smokey Boys Barbecue
9599 Braun Rd., (210) 842-0288,
This veteran-owned and -operated barbecue outfit not only smokes meats to perfection at a Northwest SA food truck park, it doles out bottle sauces for at-home indulging, too.
Photo via Instagram / smokeyboysbarbecue

Dip Shack
Location Varies,
Folks who love dipping crusty sandos into cups of savory broth can now do that with five types of dippable sandwiches, thanks to the Dip Shack. Varieties include prime rib, pastrami, chicken and pork belly — as well as a combination of pastrami and pork belly.
Photo via Instagram / dipshackdips

Holy Smoke BBQ & Taquitos
1009 Avenue B (210) 550.2426,
The name on the side of the truck touts BBQ, but vegetarians don’t have to feel left out! The Holy Smoke smoked jack fruit is a unique way for veggie lovers to enjoy the BBQ realm.
Photo via Instagram / holysmokesa

Slider Provider
Location Varies,
It may sound off, but trust us when we say “Don’t sleep on The Goobster.” A playful combination that pairs fresh accoutrements with crunchy peanut butter and grape jelly.
Photo via Instagram / sliderprovider

El Remedio
Multiple Locations,
Just weeks ago, El Remedio announced plans to expand its footprint via a shiny new birria and seafood wagon posted up at riverside food truck park El Camino.
Photo via Instagram / elremedio_sa

Clutch City Cluckers
7038 UTSA Blvd.,
This Houston-based company is known for serving up sandwiches, tenders and loaded fries at heat levels ranging from “no spice” to the incendiary “cluck it like it’s HOT.” San Antonio’s truck makes its debut on August 30, 2021. Go for the hot chicken or stop by for brunch, served on the weekends.
Photo via Instagram / clutchcitycluckers

Tapatio Vegan Tacos
623 Urban Loop, (956) 999-0170,
Staples like tortas ahogadas, sopes, and tacos fly out of this truck — the first vegan taco truck in SA. The menu also features gluten-free options, and everything is completely homemade from the breads and tortillas to the cheeses and “meats.”.
Photo via Instagram / cannibalteddy

Monky’s Tortas
24188 Boerne Stage Rd., (210) 818-8421,
The word ‘torta’ may be in the name, but Monky’s serves up much more than that. Frito pie, street tacos and burritos — just to name a few other options.
Photo via Instagram / monkys.tortas

Justin’s Joint
9599 Braun Rd.,
Belly up to the window at this newish truck for loaded subs and fresh-cut fries daily. Try the Big Toasty, with mayo, pepperoni, salami, turkey, bacon, provolone and cheddar cheese and thank us later.
Photo via Instagram / justinsjoint

El Sueño De Lola
9599 Braun Rd., (210) 760-3196,
Swing by the mobile eatery for Carnitas, Milanesa de Pollo and Ahogada tortas in the sunshine. Their newest menu item, the torta Guanajuato, comes loaded with carnitas, tomato, avocado and red onion on a bolillo slathered with red pepper mayo.
Photo via Instagram / elsuenodelola_sa

Stone Bros. Mobile Pizzas
Location Varies,
This pizza trailer taps into over 30 years of pizza-making expertise to offer rustic-style pies made in a custom wood-burning oven.
Photo via Instagram / stonebrostx

Bob & Timmys on Wheels
1916 Austin Hwy, (210) 427-5143,
This Italian-focused food truck serves up grilled pizza, pasta, salads and calzone, all with tart, perfectly acidic tomato sauce and tons of fresh garlic. The portion sizes are huge, so make sure you bring your appetite — or a friend.
Photo via Instagram / bob_and_timmys_on_wh

Nelson’s BBQ

7327 N Loop 1604 E, (210) 473-4988,

Sinfully delicious barbecue doesn’t always require a brick-and-mortar setup. Take Nelson’s BBQ as proof. This family-run business, open weekends until food runs out, serves up quality smoked meats packed with flavor. Order the Nasty Nate for Nelson’s at its best – and be prepared to lick every bit of juice/sauce off your fingers.
Photo via Instagram / bbqsnob

Tacos El Regio St. Mary’s

2726 N St Mary’s St, (210) 782-2272,

Anyone that has spent a boozy night on the St. Mary’s Strip has likely sobered up with these tasty tacos. Consider this taco truck a must-visit for its cultural significance alone, though the greasy goodness will likely make a loyal customer out of you all on its own.
Photo via Instagram / celereyncarrots

Bull Gogi Boys
14530 Roadrunner Way, (210) 816-1455,
Take a cue from SA Yelper Gina T. and try a little bit of everything. Of Bull Gogi Boys, she said, “bulgogi is tender and savory, the yakimandu is crispy and hot and the spicy kimchi, *chefs kiss.*” Now that’s an endorsement!
Photo via Instagram / bullgogiboys

Dona Kika’s
Location Varies, (210) 663-9861,
This bright red trailer serves up tacos and gorditas using super-secret family recipes that never disappoint. Family-owned and -operated, the trailer operates all over SA five days a week.
Photo via Instagram / donakikas

Benjie’s Munch Truck
1218 W Bitters Rd #107, (210) 556-8624,
Benjie’s Munch Truck takes comforting sandwiches to a whole ‘nother level with award-winning grilled-cheeses and keto options galore — if you’re into that sort of thing.
Photo via Instagram / benjiesmunch

Datz It, Datz All

Location Varies, (210) 782-3407,

Cajun and Creole fare served up from a food truck has never tasted so good! Seasoned to perfection, Datz It Datz All stops around town — and recently posted up at super swanky craft cocktail joint Pastiche on the weekend. Described as a taste of Louisiana with a Texas twist, you can expect these flavors to rock your world.
Photo via Yelp / Bryan P.

Go Vegan SA
14530 Roadrunner Way, (210) 729-5400,
The Go Vegan SA menu is chock-full of convenient, affordable and tasty vegan options for those looking to shake things up. Many a reviewer raves about the BBQ Burger Mac & cheese, which may look like it’s full of animal products, but is completely animal-friendly.
Photo via Instagram / govegansatx

Carnitas Don Raul
2202 Broadway, (210) 427-3202,
Let’s be real: you don’t get featured on Netflix’s Taco Chronicles for having bland, dry carnitas. So when your heart calls out for traditional Michoacan-style eats, this is where you need to go.
Photo via Instagram / carnitas_don_raul.usa

Ay Que Rico

Location Varies, (210) 367-4869,

It’s hard not to miss this brightly colored truck, especially once you’ve gotten a taste. With a growing fanbase that proves why this truck is absolutely not one to miss, you’ll agree that these quality tacos and yummy sandwiches are sought after. They will definitely have you saying, “ay que rico!”
Photo via Instagram / ayquericosa

Erick’s Tacos
12715 Nacogdoches Rd., (210) 590-0994,
If it’s late-night eats you crave, hit up Erick’s for savory snacks like tortas and tacos, or something sweet to end the night like a raspa or mangonada. Even in these crazy times, this joint is kickin’ til 4 a.m.
Photo via Instagram / erickstacos

Mister Diablo

Location Varies,

Though a newcomer to the local food truck scene, Mister Diablo has already proven itself as a tasty choice for quality mini tacos. Follow the Facebook page to see where this truck is stopping so you can taste for yourself.
Photo via Instagram / misterdiablotacotruck

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540 S. Presa St.,
This local outfit serves up fresh and super flavorful takes on chef-owner Jesse Kuykendall’s favorite childhood eats. Don’t miss the sopes.
Photo via Instagram / milpafoodtruck

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