They are responsible for filling your stomachs with the most delectable treats and meals to satisfy even the most discerning palettes. Food trucks are fast becoming a staple in the Asheville area, and the list below is proof positive that there’s no shortage of culinary options in The Land of the Sky.
Named after the owner, Cecilia’s specializes in Argentinean fare including empanadas, pampueques (crepes) and tamales. Opened 2011.
Phone: (828) 545-9107
El Kimchi serves up a fusion of Korean BBQ and Mexican flavors: Korean-style barbecued meat in tacos and burritos, rice bowls, and quesadillas with kimchi. They also serve bibimbap, a traditional spicy rice dish with vegetables and fried egg. Opened in 2012.
Farm to Fender
An extension of Simply Done Cuisine catering, Farm to Fender specializes in locally sourced healthy fare. The menu rotates seasonally but you will find fresh sandwiches, salads, tacos, and pastas, as well as breakfast all year long. Many vegetarian and vegan options. Opened this year.
The Flying Falafel Brothers
No surprises here, this truck serves up freshly fried falafel sandwiches, falafel platters, falafel tacos, and hand cut fries. Opened in 2009.
Phone: (828) 335-3367
Gypsy Queen Cuisine
Authentic and organic Lebanese street food including hummus, falafel, chicken shawarma, and fried cauliflower. Opened in 2011.
Lovin’ Tenders serves all things meat: Bratwursts, chicken po’boy sandwiches, gumbo, and of course, chicken tenders. Rotating meat specials such as bison, gator, elk, and shrimp also make appearances. Opened this year.
Phone: (828) 301-0313
Serving Southern style sandwiches such as BBQ Pork, the BLTP (Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato, Jalapeno Pimento Cheese), and pesto grilled-cheese along with weekly specials. Opened in 2011.
Phone: (828) 707-6929
Melt Your Heart
Actually a food trailer, this place serves up gourmet-grilled sandwiches with plenty of cheese and sides of slaw. Opened 2012.
Phone: (828) 989-6749
Pho Ya Belly
Pho Ya Belly serves traditional Vietnamese food made from scratch every day including pho (soup), bahn mi (sandwiches), and spring rolls. They cater to meat eaters as well as vegans. Opened 2012.
Sabor Bustaurant is actually a converted school bus serving up Latin-style street food from Central, South America, and the Caribbean. The menu includes Picadillo (a ground beef dish), Cuban-style sandwiches, and soups. Opened 2012.
Smash Box Mobile Kitchen
An extension of Smash Events catering company, this truck specializes in Nicaraguan food such as ceviche (shrimp cooked in lime juice), tostones (beans and cheese in a plantain sandwich), fish tacos, and more. Opened this year.
Phone: (828) 367-7550
Tin Can Pizzeria
This truck serves a rotating selection of handmade pizzas including classics such as the margherita, but also pies with more adventurous toppings such as pumpkin, grapes, and figs. Opened in 2012.
Phone: (828) 275-8445
Ursa Minor Coffee
This coffee trailer serves fair trade and organic coffees from Dynamite Roasting, teas, smoothies from Sweetbird, and organic backed goods from West End Bakery. Opened in 2011.
Phone: (503) 308-3610