Explore Denver's Best Food Trucks: Top 14 Must-Try Mobile Eateries

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Explore Denver's Best Food Trucks: Top 14 Must-Try Mobile Eateries

Discover the Vibrant Food Truck Scene in Denver

Denver’s food truck scene is a culinary treasure trove, offering a diverse array of flavors from around the world. These mobile kitchens may be elusive, but following them on social media ensures you never miss out on their delicious offerings. Here are the top 14 food trucks you must try in Denver:

1. Farm to Truck Inspired by Denver’s farm-to-table movement, Farm to Truck serves locally sourced comfort dishes that showcase the best of global cuisine. Their Colorado lamb burger, topped with crispy fried onions, creamy goat cheese, and refreshing mint aioli, is a standout. Vegetarians will love the hemp seed wrap, filled with the freshest local produce. Don’t miss their popular slow-roasted Colorado pulled pork sandwich, available in both full-size and slider versions. Farm to Truck’s sides, including pork belly, yellow curry potato salad, and pesto macaroni salad, are more than just an afterthought—they’re essential. Pro Tip: Stay updated on their locations by following them on social media. Look for them at Cohesion Brewery and Danico Brewery soon.

2. Mike’s Coneys Enjoy a taste of Michigan with Mike’s Coneys, serving up Flint and Detroit-style coney dogs smothered in chili, mustard, and chopped onions. They ship ingredients from Michigan to ensure authenticity. The truck's 1950s-inspired sign adds a nostalgic touch, making it hard to miss. Perfect for a quick lunch or a relaxed dinner in the park, these coneys bring a slice of Detroit to Denver. Pro Tip: For the latest locations, follow their Instagram. Upcoming stops include Max Taps Highlands Ranch and Grossenbart Brewery in Longmont.

3. The Ethiopian Food Truck For a unique culinary experience, visit The Ethiopian Food Truck, the only one of its kind in Colorado. They offer traditional Ethiopian dishes like chicken and beef tibs, made to order. Vegetarians will appreciate the veggie combination, featuring red lentils, yellow split peas, spiced spinach, and curried cabbage with carrots. Pro Tip: You can find them at popular Denver festivals such as Civic Center Eats and The Denver International Festival, where they offer a taste of Ethiopia alongside other food truck favorites.

4. Mukja This mother-daughter team brings innovative Korean cuisine to Denver. Mukja’s menu includes scallion pancakes used as tortillas for tasty fillings like fried eggs and various proteins. The Korean street cheese dog is a must-try. Other popular items include Wonton Nachos with spicy aioli and cotija cheese, and Bibimbap served with rice or sweet potato noodles. Pro Tip: Check their Instagram for schedule updates and take advantage of their online ordering when walk-up lines are long.

5. Best One Yet Best One Yet serves some of the city’s best vegan ice cream, made with organic ingredients and local flavors. The truck’s name comes from the owner’s husband’s exclamation when she was testing recipes. Flavors include peanut butter brownie, birthday cake, and classic cookie dough. Upgrade your scoop with a warm cookie sandwich or a vegan banana split. Pro Tip: Track down their pints in local stores via their website.

6. Roll It Up Sushi Satisfy your sushi cravings with Roll It Up Sushi, offering high-quality rolls and creative combinations like BBQ-broiled eel. They also provide sushi rolling classes for those who want to learn the art themselves. Favorites include the Cali roll with cream cheese and inventive specialty rolls featuring crunchy bacon. They also offer bowls like the Bubba Bowl with fried shrimp and sticky rice topped with dojo mayo. Pro Tip: Use their online calendar to find the truck’s location throughout the month.

7. Motor City B’s Pizza Experience the flavors of Detroit with Motor City B’s Pizza. Their mission is to deliver authentic Detroit-style pizza, bringing a taste of the Motor City to Denver. The Lou features a simple but delicious combination of cheese blend and signature B’s sauce, topped with fresh basil. The Hawaiian 313 offers a twist with juicy pineapple chunks, soppressata, and optional jalapeño slices. Pro Tip: Look for them at local breweries like Burly Brewery, New Terrain Brewery, and Two22 Brewery.

8. RxR’s Texas Tacos & BBQ Bringing the best of Austin and San Antonio to Denver, RxR’s Texas Tacos & BBQ has earned accolades like Top Taco Champion in 2022. Their menu includes breakfast tacos like jalapeño cheddar smoked sausage and maple sausage, egg, and cheese. Sandwiches and wraps feature popular brisket and smoked sausage links. Pro Tip: They offer vegetarian options, including bean and cheese tacos and migas tacos. Check their social media for locations.

9. Moontime Crepes Founded in 2016, Moontime Crepes offers sweet and savory crepes with options for vegan and gluten-free diets. Their menu highlights fresh, organic ingredients sourced locally. Sweet choices include the Disco with Nutella and strawberries, while savory options like the Trouble feature cheddar cheese, roasted chicken, tomatoes, and spinach. Pro Tip: Moontime Crepes caters events across the Denver metro area and major Colorado Front Range cities.

10. The Colorado Pig Rig Specializing in pork dishes, The Colorado Pig Rig offers flavors from street tacos to Kansas City-style BBQ. Their smoker uses a blend of maple, hickory, and cherry wood for tender, flavorful meat. The carnitas tacos feature smoked pork with tomatillo and avocado salsa, topped with cotija cheese. The Mrs. Piggy and Chips sandwich is a must-try, with slow-smoked pork, apple slaw, and pig rig sauce on a soft bun, served with crispy house-made chips. Pro Tip: They offer full-service catering for events.

11. The Dapper Doughnut Indulge in fresh, hot miniature doughnuts from The Dapper Doughnut. These cake-style treats come from California and are served with a Denver twist. They also offer doughnut ice cream, pairing mini doughnuts with vanilla ice cream in a cone or cup. Flavors include key lime pie, strawberry shortcake, maple bacon, and triple chocolate. Pro Tip: Use their order-ahead feature for a convenient pickup.

12. Toby’s New Orleans Po’Boys This unique food truck, styled like a classic New Orleans streetcar, offers authentic Cajun and Creole cuisine. Specializing in po’boys, they serve options like catfish, shrimp, hot links, and roast beef. Sides include jambalaya and gumbo, and their beignets are a sweet finish. Pro Tip: Toby’s New Orleans Po’Boys caters events and is a regular at City Park Jazz and other Denver events.

13. Simply Pizza Truck Simply Pizza Truck offers Neapolitan-inspired wood-fired pizza with a rotating daily menu. Their large truck features an actual wood-burning stove. Popular selections include the Outside the Pizza Box with fire-roasted hatch chilies, braised onion, and chicken breast, and the basil pesto pizza with scratch-made pesto and parmesan chicken sausage. Pro Tip: They cater events, with options ranging from pizza-only service to four-course meals.

14. Hey PB&J For a gourmet twist on a childhood favorite, Hey PB&J serves sweet, savory, and spicy peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. They mill their own nut butters and make their jams and preserves. Try the blackberry jalapeño with peanut butter, cream cheese, applewood smoked bacon, and charred jalapeño. The Thai chicken sandwich features spicy ginger peanut butter, shredded roasted chicken, coconut, and sriracha. Pro Tip: The owner also operates Meatball, a food truck serving classic meatball sandwiches with house tomato sauce and shaved parmesan.

Stay Updated and Savor the Flavors of Denver’s Best Food Trucks

Follow your favorite food trucks on social media for real-time updates on their locations. Whether you’re craving comfort food, international cuisine, or sweet treats, Denver’s food truck scene has something for everyone.