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2023 Top 10 Food Trucks in South Florida

Food trucks have become a significant part of modern culinary innovation, reimagining traditional street food into higher quality fare. They adapt new cooking techniques on the streets, exploring methods to improve flavors and textures. These mobile eateries serve dishes that often exceed the expectations of street food enthusiasts. Keeping up with global food trends, they incorporate multicultural influences, displaying a level of culinary skill that competes with established restaurants.

In South Florida, this trend has taken on a unique local character. The region's food trucks stand out for their creative fusion of Latin American, Caribbean, and other international cuisines, reflecting the area's diverse demographic. Local ingredients, like fresh seafood and citrus, are often featured, showcasing the state's rich resources while attracting both locals and tourists seeking a taste of South Florida's vibrant culture on the go.

Exploring the food truck scene unveils a community of chefs and innovators driving this modern approach to street food. These culinary pioneers are willing to take risks and challenge traditional food norms, transforming urban spaces into venues for potential culinary exploration. The evolving food truck movement not only enriches the street food scene but also adds to a growing and diverse gastronomic landscape. Through their efforts, they are redefining street food, contributing to a unique and progressive culinary environment.

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Marco's Top Burgers

Pompano Beach, FL - Rotating Locations (Contact for more info)

Website

+1 (561) 562-3925

In 2018, Marco and Ana launched Marco’s Top Burgers, a food truck serving original burgers with a Brazilian twist. With the Brazilian-style burger, the couple offers a taste of home. With locations in Pompano Beach and a new spot in Coral Springs, Florida, they create a brazilian atmosphere in the streets of South Florida.

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4.5+

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Recognized for

Texano Rib Burger

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Chubby Mermaid

Fort Lauderdale, FL - Rotating Locations (Contact for more info)

Website

+1 (954) 465-0953

Since its beginning as Jessi's Cafe in Cooper City in 1986, this restaurant has evolved into a mobile food, extending its reach throughout Broward County. Maintaining its commitment to fresh seafood, the menu features popular items such as Lobster Rolls, Shrimp Po'Boys, and Loaded TaterTots, continuing a long-standing tradition in Florida.

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4.5+

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Recognized for

Cheese Steak

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Che Grill

Miami, FL - Rotating Locations (Contact for more info)

Website

+1 (786) 241 8921

As a family-run business, they focus on high-quality beef, a staple of their cuisine, complemented by homemade sauces. Their focus in fresh ingredients and their grilled-to-order steaks served on bread baked directly on the truck. Additionally, they offer homemade baked empanadas, staying true to their roots of providing home-style dishes.

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4.0+

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Recognized for

Homemade Empanadas

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3-0 Slide

Miami, FL - Rotating Locations (Contact for more info)

Website

+1 (305) 423-3287

Steered by Jay Roberts and Katrina Jones, transitioned from corporate careers to a food truck journey in Pembroke Pines. Their diverse menu, features the crowd-favorite Mac Attack Burger and options like Philly cheesesteak Jerk Pork Mac Attack, pairs with a the mission of feeding the local homeless, creating a community street food atmosphere in the area.

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4.5+

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Recognized for

Mac Attack Burger

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Curbside Gourmet

3951 N Haverhill Rd. Ste 113 West Palm Beach, FL 33417

Website

+1 (561) 299-0165

Curbside Gourmet, co-founded by chef Matthew Somsy, has worked in Palm Beach County's food truck scene since 2011. With a dynamic menu featuring a daily fresh catch and beloved classics like the buttermilk fried chicken sandwich. This gourmet experience blends traditional with innovative, catering for the South florida region

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4.0+

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Fried Chicken

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Nacho Bizness

Palm Beach, FL - Rotating Locations (Contact for more info)

Website

+1 (831) 241-6948

Nacho Bizness offers a playful take on classic Mexican fare, focusing on nachos. This business serves a variety of nacho dishes, each with its own twist, catering to those seeking an dynamic food truck experience. The name suggests a casual and inviting atmosphere, ideal for nacho enthusiasts and those looking for a tasty, informal meal.

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4.5+

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Recognized for

Fresh Ingredients

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Papamigos Coconut Creek

Old Town Pompano 44 NE 1st

Website

+1 (954) 422-9464

Papamigos offers a fusion of Asian and Mexican cuisines, serving tacos, tequila, sushi, and more, complemented by live music. The menu features a mix of seafood and unique Asian-Mexican dishes, with tacos, sushi, and refreshing cocktails, with a fun atmosphere for the locals and visitors in the South Florida area.

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4.0+

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Good Drinks

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Pizzella

Miami, FL - Rotating Locations (Contact for more info)

Website

+1 (310) 595-4542

PizzElla, a tribute to the founder's mother and culinary inspiration, Ella, specializes in crafting pizza using locally-sourced ingredients. Their approach to pizza-making is global, with influences from people and places worldwide. Passion is at the core of their creations. They prepare pizzas in the Neapolitan style, cooked in 900-degree ovens for the crunchy crust.

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4.5+

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Recognized for

Authentic Pizza

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Twice Butter

261 NW 36th St, Miami, FL 33127 - (Contact for more info)

Website

+1 (786) 442-3591

With experience in diverse culinary traditions, the chef has launched a venture focused on Mexican fusion cuisine, showcasing Mexico's culinary diversity. The menu is both traditional and innovative, and features dishes like the Twice Butter Burger, Short Ribs, and Vegetables Quesadilla, offering a unique take on classic flavors.

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4.5+

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Recognized for

Tuna Tartare

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Rolling Chefs

Wellington, FL - Rotating Locations (Contact for more info)

Website

+1 (561) 877-0989

With both food truck, catering options, Rolling Chefs are present in many local events and festivals, providing the street food experience with a diverse menu with options like Tuna Wrap, Vegetarian Wrap, Loanded Maduros, in the South Florida region. With rotating locations, they usually also pair up with breweries.

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4.5+

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Recognized for

Mojo Pork

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Economic Growth

Coverage

None of the leading travel guides feature food trucks or street food providers.

Variety

Marketing

Only 10% of food truck owners, despite valuing online presence, are satisfied with their digital recognition versus their food quality.

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Market

The food truck U.S. market is estimated to worth $1.48 billion, with over 36.000 food trucks.

Sources: Zippia | Travelers Atlas

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