Top 20 Food Trucks in Fairfield County CT : 2016 Edition

Emma Jane-Doody Stetson

Fairfield County residents know that the area rocks… and it also “rolls”!  Fairfield County hosts a number of outstanding food trucks that serve an array of cuisines.  Meatballs, crepes, tacos, potatoes, Carribean… It’s all available right on the city streets or even in your backyard!  

Here are 20 delicious food trucks you can visit or hire for your next event. 

Hapa: Based in Stamford, Hapa serves three types of tacos: Korean short rib, Philippine chicken adobo and Nonny’s sweet peppers, burgers, both beef and Ahi, plus bowls of poke and chicken adobo.

The Poutine King: 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.

Skinny Pines: The 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, and eggplant, to name a few.

Taco Loco Party Truck: Taco Loco 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!

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.

Bounty Food Truck: The 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.

Buzz Truck: Serving coffee and breakfast snacks, The Buzz Truck rolls around the Westport, Southport and Fairfield areas.

Christophe’s Crepes: 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: El Charrito 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: 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.

Melt Mobile: 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.

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: 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.

Have A Ball: 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: 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.

Spud Stud: The 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.

Tacos El Azteca: El Azteca taco truck 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.

Taqueria Las Salsa: Located in the Auto-Zone parking lot in Norwalk 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).

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.