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If you love street food,  you’re are hungry and need some savory in a pinch, a food truck can be a great choice over traditional brick-and-mortar .

With that being said, gone are the days of food trucks serving up budget food.  In fact, there are now food trucks scattered throughout various cities serving up some of the most gourmet meals you will find anywhere. As a result, food trucks have gained a cult following and they have become a staple part of a lot of the culinary scenes across the entire country.

We’ve had a fun time trying them all, but in our humble opinion, here are the Top 7 Food Trucks In America for 2017…

1. Portland – Phat Cart.

Phat Cart Food Truck

Phat Cart Food Truck

One of the best food trucks would have to be Phat Cart. This is a very popular food truck that can be found at two different locations throughout the city of Portland. This particular truck has a mission to create authentic Southeast Asian cuisine.

This food truck specializes in both utilizing natural and hormone free ingredients along with bento boxes. You will find a variety of options on the menu that you can check out here.

2. Los Angeles – Kogi BBQ.

Kogi Food Truck

Kogi Food Truck

This is another very popular food truck that can be found in the city of Los Angeles. In fact, it is now considered a trademark of the city. Here, you will be able to find all kinds of delicious Korean BBQ featuring some of the best street food that you would find in Korea.

You will be able to choose from kimchi quesadillas along with a variety of other options that can satisfy your hunger cravings in a pinch. The food offered here is not only very good but affordable as well.

3. New York – Wafels and Dinges.

New York - Wafels and Dinges

New York – Wafels and Dinges

If you are traveling in and around New York, you might want to check out Wafles and Dinges. It is here where you will find all kinds of different waffle items on the menu.

4. Houston – The Waffle Bus.

Houston - The Waffle Bus

Houston – The Waffle Bus

OK, I know this is the second waffle food truck on the site, but we COULDN’T leave it off, so if you are in the Houston area, you might want to check this particular food truck out if you like all things waffle. This truck has one simple concept which is to make sandwiches using waffles as the bread.

You will be able to find sweet sandwiches and even waffle sandwiches that feature mouthwatering meats.

5. D.C Empanadas.

DC Empanadas Food Truck

DC Empanadas Food Truck

This is a food truck located in the Nation’s Capital where you will find all the wonderfully diverse kinds of different empanadas, all done with tremendous dedication to authenticity.   This is one of those times where you’ll want to opt for the vegetarian empanada, even if you aren’t vegetiarian.

6. Seattle – Marination Mobile.

Seattle - Marination Mobile Food Truck

Seattle – Marination Mobile Food Truck

This is another excellent option to consider if you are located in the Seattle area. You will be able to find some of the most innovative food trucks in the country. This is a truck that serves up various sorts of tacos, quesadillas, tacos, and more. This truck specializes in the combination of Korean cuisine and flavors mixed with Hawaiian ingredients.

7. Philidelphia – Prime Stache.

Philidelphia - Prime Stache

Philidelphia – Prime Stache

This is a good option for anyone in the Philly area. You will be able to find some of the best flavors throughout the entire city at this food truck offering a variety of unique things such as grilled octopus.

Overall, there are a lot of different food trucks worth checking out. Finding the best trucks in your city is more about looking to see what’s popular and checking the menu out for yourself. Nowadays, you should be able to find affordable gourmet options available without even having to go to a brick and mortar restaurant. Food trucks offer up some of the best food at a fraction of the price.

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