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The 10 Best Food Trucks in Washington D.C.

The 10 Best Food Trucks in Washington D.C.

Food truck culture is here to stay in D.C. and with hundreds to choose from, your lunch break is sure to never lack variety. The choices can be a bit overwhelming, though. That’s why we’ve compiled this list of some of the best so you can make sure you stand in the right line come lunch time.

  1. Arepa Zone
    Cuisine: Venezuelan

You can get authentic Venezuelan arepas, cachapas and tequeños right here in D.C. at Arepa Zone. They’ve earned a host of awards since they opened in 2014, including Best New Food Truck and Food Truck of the Year at the 2014 Curbside Cookoff. Check their website for a location near your job.

  1. Pepe
    Cuisine: Spanish

The food truck of chef José Andrés serves a variety of “mobile sandwiches” that pair well with a side of patatas bravas. Each sandwich is thin and long, Spanish-style, and made with fresh-baked bread. Check Twitter for the daily location of the Pepe food truck.

  1. BBQ Bus
    Cuisine: BBQ

BBQ Bus serves pulled pork, pulled chicken, brisket and ribs that are “crafted with love.” Their first smokehouse just opened in Brightwood. Check their weekly schedule for locations.

  1. Red Hook Lobster Pound
    Cuisine: Seafood

Lobster rolls or shrimp rolls? Either is delicious! Red Hook Lobster Pound is nicknamed “The Lobster Truck” and you’re sure to run into long lines if you don’t get there early. Check their website for locations.

  1. PhoWheels
    Cuisine: Vietnamese

Choose from the Vietnamese sandwich and Vietnamese-style tacos or order up a hot cup of pho, Vietnamese noodle soup, and you’ll be converted to a PhoWheeler in no time. Check PhoWheels’ social media for the location schedule.

  1. Puddin’
    Cuisine: Southern

When you’re craving divine comfort food, Puddin’ will deliver with its menu of gumbo, shrimp ’n grits and po’boys to name a few. The daily locations of its two food trucks can be found on their Twitter.

  1. El Fuego
    Cuisine: Peruvian

This fire-truck-themed food truck wants to put your hunger fires out. Here’s how: Peruvian stir-fry, the El Fuego Burger, ceviche and more. El Fuego’s Twitter keeps you updated with locations.

  1. Goodies Frozen Custard & Treats
    Cuisine: Desserts

Goodies is a 1950s-inspired food truck and soda bar. They’re known for their root beer float, delicious vanilla bean frozen custard and their donut-laden treats. Check their Twitter or Instagram for their location.

  1. Swizzler
    Cuisine: American

Swizzler serves one-of-a-kind gourmet hotdogs that look simply amazing. Their truffle parmesan fries are equally famous. Check their Facebook and Twitter to keep tabs on their location.

  1. Ball or Nothing
    Cuisine: Italian

Ball or Nothing specializes in—you guessed it—meatballs, but they also offer chicken and vegetarian/vegan balls, too. Try them and find out why they were voted Best Food Truck in 2016. Check their Twitter for their daily location.

Still undecided? Use Food Truck Fiesta’s food truck tracker to find the food trucks closest to you!

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5 Best Coffee Shops in D.C. Near 14th Street

5 Best Coffee Shops in D.C. Near 14th Street

Lively, bustling, energetic—all words that describe the neighborhood surrounding 14th Street. It’s home to some of the best luxury apartments, bars and coffee shops in D.C. For a lot of us, there’s nothing like a good cup of coffee to get the day going. It’s always worth a quick stop on the way to work… Continue Reading

Best Washington DC Summer Festivals in 2017

Best Washington DC Summer Festivals in 2017

As the weather starts warming up, Washington DC is full of fun and exciting festivals to suit everyone’s tastes. Kicking things off in May, and running every Friday through October, is a festival just for foodies: Truckeroo. Food trucks from all over the DC area can be found at the Fairgrounds at Yards Park serving… Continue Reading

Three Alternatives to New Year’s Eve Parties

Three Alternatives to New Year’s Eve Parties

Every New Year’s Eve, D.C. bars, lounges and nightclubs are filled with hundreds and thousands of people all looking to party into the new year. While they can provide a night of unforgettable moments and memories, they can also be a hassle. New Year’s Eve parties are usually so crowded that people find themselves having… Continue Reading

Three D.C. Ice Rinks to Visit This Year

Three D.C. Ice Rinks to Visit This Year

Winter is almost here, which means all of your favorite winter activities are back for the season: drinking hot chocolate or eggnog wrapped in a warm blanket, playing in the snow, attending winter-themed parties and festivals, and enjoying the winter cocktails at your favorite local bar. However, there is one highly anticipated winter activity you… Continue Reading

Five Must-See Plays for the Holidays and the New Year

Five Must-See Plays for the Holidays and the New Year

What better way to spend the holiday and cold winter season than in a cozy theatre watching an awe-inspiring play with your family or friends? The new year is quickly approaching, which means theatre companies all over D.C. are preparing for the 2017 theatre season. We picked five plays from our favorite theatres in D.C.… Continue Reading

The Top 4 D.C. Holiday Events You Can’t Miss

The Top 4 D.C. Holiday Events You Can’t Miss

December is all about bracing for the winter, spending time with your loved ones for the holidays, and of course, all of the seasonal events for you to enjoy. D.C. is a haven for some of the best festivals and events, and this time of year, they have some of the best events to offer.… Continue Reading

Downtown DC Holiday Market

Downtown DC Holiday Market

The holidays are here and that means holiday shopping is in full swing. Black Friday and Cyber Monday has come and gone, but you still haven’t found that perfect gift for your loved one. Instead of worrying, head to the Downtown D.C. Holiday Market. The twelfth annual Downtown Holiday Market will bring Washingtonians the most… Continue Reading

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