Food trucks are on a roll! As the Fairfield County culinary scene evolves, mobile eateries continue to rise in popularity with scores of trucks hitting our streets everyday. This past year saw the debut of new trucks, like The Tasty Yolk, and the expansion of favorites, like Taco Loco's third party truck. You can also find food from your favorite restaurants while out and about- Bodega, Valencia, Boothbay Lobster Company, and more all take their show on the road. Here is CTBite's annual guide to the best food trucks in Fairfield County.
- HAPA Food Truck, based in Stamford, serves three types of tacos: Korean short rib, Philippine chicken adobo, and Nonny’s sweet peppers. It also has beef and Ahi burgers, bowls of poke, and chicken adobo.
The Tasty Yolk serves up gourmet breakfast sandwiches in Bridgeport and beyond. Check their facebook page for updates on their latest stops.
Pito Softrito in Stamford dishes up some amazing portable Puerto Rican lunch specials. They offer special unique sandwiches, chicken and pork Kebabs with barbeque or hot sauce, combo platters, and empanadas.
Whisk + Brush brings their tasty doughnuts to Walrus + Carpenter, Source Coffehouse, farmers markets, and more.
MOC Eatery M.O.C. stands for Moo Oink Cluck. Based in Stamford, they liken themselves to a "gastropub on wheels" using fresh local ingredients.
Boothbay Lobster Company, with a location in Stamford's Harbor Point, also has a food truck serving up their signature lobster rolls and more.
Colony Grill's famous thin crust pizza is now available on the go. Book The Hot Oil Rig for your private events, corporate meetings, or community bashes.
Vazzy's Canteen is a Fairfield County institution. Now catch Vazzy's Canteen food truck at community festivals or hire them for your own event.
Cowabunga Food Truck based in Norwalk, is excited to announce a second food truck! The latest addition includes a four foot grill and 2 deep fryers.
Tipsy Cones provides ice cream for adults! The brain child of a bartender, Tipsy Cones offers approximately 27 flavors of boozy ice cream like Creamy Whiskey Vanilla Bean, Maple Stout Swirl, and Strawberry Merlot Sorbet. They are centered in Stratford.
Super Duper Weenie is a Fairfield hotspot for classic and creative hot dogs. Although now predominately used for catering and private events, the Super Duper Weenie truck has been hitting the streets since 1976.
Snappy Dawgs in Bridgeport parks at the corner of Main Street and Fairfield Avenue in downtown Bridgeport from 8am-2pm. They offer breakfast deals, creative signature hot dogs, and court-inspired specials as an homage to their location across from the court house.
Dough Girls serves up wood-fired pizza in the Greenwich area. They've also brought their pies to Two Roads.
Spud Stud focuses on all things potato. Its signature product is the “Loaded Baked Potato," an enormous split potato stuffed with one of fourteen toppings. Patrons also love the "Pulled Pork Spud," which features BBQ pork, pickles, and coleslaw.
Melt Mobile serves everything from a deliciously simple grilled cheese to its "Insanewich," a burger encased in two grilled cheese sandwiches. The truck can be found from Stamford to Norwalk. It donates two percent of its proceeds to the Umbrella Club, a local charitable organization devoted to helping under privileged people and children in need.
Taco Loco Party Truck is recognized as the first Mexican food truck in CT! The restaurant is based in Bridgeport. Meanwhile, they have two trucks that travel all over Connecticut and even into Westchester County and New York City. The Party Truck is a great option for catering. You even have the option to add on a margarita package!
Have A Ball food truck brings its delicious rice balls to the streets of Fairfield County. The rice balls resemble meatballs. Try The Pilgrim Ball that comes with wild rice stuffing and roast turkey or The Burrito Ball with seasoned rice, cheddar cheese, and grilled chicken topped with mole sauce, shredded cheddar, and homemade salsa verde.
Chef Tony Delicias Usually located in Norwalk, Chef Tony Delicias has a very loyal following. He serves burritos, tacos, and Mexican favorites from his truck.
Pizza Luca dishes up some of the best wood fired Neapolitan pizza- and it's baked on the back of a 1952 Chevy flatbed truck! The truck makes rare appearances in the area, but when it does it is a must for any pizza lover. Try the Marinara, Margherita, Bianca, or Filetti pies.
The Poutine King prides itself on being "the first food truck in the north east United States" to offer Poutine, a Canadian dish. Those wanting a classic version can order the traditional poutine. More adventurous eaters can enjoy the Sweet Potato Poutine or the Poutine Burger.
Taqueria Las Salsa Located in the Auto-Zone parking lot several days a week, Taqueria Las Salsa serves 4” tacos as well as plates of Mexican food. There are 15 kinds of tacos ranging from cuerito (pork skins) to bistek (beef) to lengua (tongue).
Buzz Truck Look for The Buzz Truck in the Westport, Southport and Fairfield areas. They offer java from Shearwater Organic Coffee and baked goods from Greenfield Hill’s own Sweet & Simple.
Valencia Food Truck Fans of Valencia Luncheria can get a taste of their delicious dishes at its food truck. The truck serves their delicious arepas along with burritos, salads, and more.
Bounty Food Truck specializes in gourmet burgers. All of the beef is 100% grass-fed, hormone free, and antibiotic free. Their Bordelaix Burger comes with caramelized onions, gruyere cheese, malbec butter and arugula.
Skinny Pines pizza truck sells wood fired pizzas. It makes use of local ingredients by sourcing its toppings from area farms. The menu changes with the season, but past pizzas have been topped with fresh sun gold tomatoes, zucchini, scapes, garlic, eggplant, and more.
Tacos El Azteca in Norwalk serves 4” tacos topped with some of the best fillings in the area. You can also choose from their quesadillas, burritos, and tortas.
Bodega Taco Bar Food Truck Fans of Bodega’s Mexican inspired fare can visit them on a street corner nearby or grab a taco while partaking in a local event. You can also book Bodega's truck for your own event. Bowls of hand slapped guacamole, pico de gallo, and cucumber mango salsa with fresh corn tortilla chips are a true crowd pleaser. For an outdoor party, they offer the Paella Party, Parrilla Mixed Grill, and a Whole Roasted Pig Fiesta.
Christophe's Crepes serves delicious crepes with traditional French fillings. The kinds of crepes change every day, but the menu always has five savory crepes and nine sweet. Past selections have included pear and gorgonzola with walnuts and nutella with strawberries.
El Charrito Taco Truck is one of the original food trucks in Fairfield County. Found daily at Jackie Robinson Park in Stamford CT, it serves some of the best Mexican food around. For example, the Alambre is an open-faced corn tortilla with meat, sauteed peppers, onions, cheese, and cactus.
Lobstercraft roams from Stamford to Shelton . The truck offers five kinds of lobster rolls. "The Coastal" is a classic New England lobster roll, while menu items like the "California Roll" are twists on the favorite. The latter uses avocado, cucumer, and wasabi soy sauce. The menu goes beyond lobster rolls. They serve a Lobster Kielbasa Mac & Cheese, crabcakes, and bisque as well.
The Local Meatball Whether beef, chicken, pork, or chicken, The Local Meatball cooks up creative meatball interpretations. Their "Gobbler" meatball incorporates Thanksgiving staples like stuffing, cranberries, and turkey. For a more traditional dish, try their "Classic" meatball.
Maddy's cooks up authentic Caribbean and contemporary American cuisine. Patrons count the Southern Chicken Salad and Crispy Conch with French Fries among their favorite dishes.
Little Box Pizza In addition to authentic pizza made with honest ingredients and crafted-to-order, each Little Box Pizza truck is operated by a deserving, hard working individual who is being given a chance to make their future brighter. Little Box Pizza’s first location will be at the First Presbyterian Church of Stamford.
- Nosh Hound is the brainchild of owners Sam Ralbovsky and Maycie Maringer. After graduating from the Culinary program at Johnson & Wales University and a three-month cross country food inspired road trip, they returned to Sam’s hometown of Stamford, CT to offer “global cuisine experienced through the medium of sandwiches, snacks, and small bites.”