10 Fort Lauderdale Food Trucks to Try This Week

Going out to eat in Fort Lauderdale Florida does not have to be a long commitment to a fancy sit-down restaurant. Food trucks are great because they are a quick and easy way to get some delicious food while you are sightseeing in this beautiful coastal city. They can sell fresh off the stove items, cold-cut items, or bakery items! Basically, whatever you are hungry for, you can find it in one of Fort Lauderdale’s many food trucks.

people ordering delicious food at a food truck in fort lauderdale

Discover the best food trucks in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. I’ve put together a list of South Florida’s mobile restaurants that stick out to me. They have delicious food and amazing service. Be sure to check out these top spots if you’re in the Fort Lauderdale area!

Las Mexicanas Food Truck

Phone: (305) 900-4839
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Las Mexicanas is a great place to find traditional Mexican food. It is a family owned and operated business that creates traditional and authentic Mexican cuisine. They are well known for their fresh, extraordinary dishes and their fast and friendly service! You can start off by having an authentic Mexican appetizer like Elotes in a Cup or Enchiladas Potosinas. From their main dishes section of the menu, you can choose from Tacos, Quesadillas, Nachos, Burritos, Gorditas, and Tostadas! They also have a large variety of beverages like Coca-Cola, Tamarindo, or Mango Juice. Top off your experience at Las Mexicanas with my personal favorite dessert, a Nutella Chimichanga!

Taqueria El Paisa Food Truck

1243-1299 SW 37th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
Phone: (954) 681-8482

Taqueria El Paisa is a family owned and operated business open Friday through Sunday from 9 am to 11 pm. It can be found right by Aquatic Ventures in Fort Lauderdale, Florida! They are known for their casual and cozy dining area. Big groups of people or tourists are the typical crowd here. Taqueria El Paisa Food truck is primarily known for its authentic Tacos. The quality of meat served here is really high, with people always giving high praise to their chicken, barbacoa, steak, and pork tacos. 

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Master Arepa Food Truck

Phone: (754) 232-7860
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Master Arepa Food Truck has been selling delicious Colombian/ Mexican fusion food since 2018. In that time, they have created quite a reputable name for themselves. They are well known in South Florida for their tacos! At Master Arepa they serve a variety of Arepa’s like Master Arepa, Steak Arepas, and an Arepa burger. They also serve grilled tacos and wings! So if you are in need of a quick, authentic meal, then Master Arepa is the place for you!

The Cuban Press Food Truck

Home Depot, 1000 NE 4th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone: (305) 304-9419

The Cuban Press Food Truck, located near Central Fort Lauderdale, is known to be the best authentic Cuban Sandwich place in South Florida, rivaling even some of the city’s top restaurants! Some great dishes to try here are Pan Con Bistec, Wraps, and the Cuban Style Tuna Sandwich! Their Cuban bowls are also really good, especially the shrimp bowl. You can wash all of this down with beverages like soda, coffee, and a colada. When you come to the Cuban Press, you will be enjoying a bit of Cuba in South Florida. 

Bruno’s Catering Foodtruck LLC.

1505 NW 1st Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
Phone: (954) 864-9679

Bruno’s Catering Food Truck offers great food with awesome service. Located in between Middle River Terrace and South Middle River in South Florida, this place offers top quality catering.  At Bruno’s, you are encouraged to enjoy sandwiches like the Portobello Sandwich Melt, the Chicken Wings, and premium burgers like the Classic Burger. They also offer platters like Premium Chicken Tenders and salads like Griot Salad! It’s definitely fun to wash all this down with their choices of Gatorade, Soda, or Paradise Passion Fruit Juice. 

D-LAND Kitchen

665 Breakers Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Phone: (954) 487-7493
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South Florida’s D-Land Kitchen serves amazing Detroit and Cleavland style food. Their location is not too far from Las Olas Beach. D-Lands renowned Chef Csukas works to create excellent dishes you won’t soon forget! While you are at D-Land Kitchen, definitely try their famous Pierogies! Other items you are sure to love are the Detroit Coney Dog, the Gonella’s Beef Lebanon Wrap, and the Cleveland Polish Girl Sandwich! You certainly can’t come to D-Land without trying their Pierogies. I recommend their Parma Pierogies! 

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JBs Cheesesteak Food Truck

1531 SW 26th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315
Phone: (954) 608-6818
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Considered as the best cheesesteak place in Fort Lauderdale, JB’s Cheesesteak Food Truck is located right by Marina Mile Boulevard. Their team has great knowledge of how to make awesome food that offers high quality service to their customers! In the most popular section of the menu, you definitely need to try the Whole Cheese Steak Combo. For those that prefer chicken, you need to try the Whole Chicken Philly Combo. There is even a Whole Veggie Philly Combo!  All items can be ordered as a half sandwich and they all come with fries. For the extra hungry, you can order the Chicken Philly or Cheesesteak Fries!  

Mr. Jenkinz Jerk and BBQ Food Truck

Phone: (239) 289-9839
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At Mr. Jenkins Jerk and BBQ Food Truck, you can expect excellent service and delicious food all the time! Located anywhere you would like them to be, Mr. Jenkinz has a 530-gallon smoker attached to it. Their food is smookin’ good! Jenkinz’ menu contains all the BBQ favorites. You can choose from Baby Back Ribs, Jerk Pork, Jerk Chicken, or the BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich! There is even a House Sampler option where you get to choose 3 meats of your choice. You can pair your meal with a side item like chips or Garlic Smoked Corn.

Press Gourmet Sandwiches

6206 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
Phone: (954) 440-0422
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Press Gourmet Sandwiches is a casual sandwich restaurant that serves pressed sandwiches in Fort Lauderdale’s Promenade. The owners of this restaurant, Rand and Chris, met in college. Their original pressed sandwich food truck quickly became a renowned success in South Florida. Although Press Gourmet is no longer a food truck, they have kept up with their fast and efficient service! So come on over and try presses like The Daily or The herald! Press Gourmet also serves mouthwatering burgers like The Original BCB, The Mac Daddy Burger, and The Sunny Side Burger. They also have a large variety of salads and sides like the Caprese Salad and the Crispy Onion Straws! Even the kids eat what they like with their own kids menu. 


Phone: (954) 743-5757
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Ta-Ta’s Gourmet 2 go food truck brings great food all across the country, including their Fort Lauderdale location. It is always open from 10 am to 2 am all seven days of the week. Ta-Ta’s great chefs are continually coming up with new dishes while using fresh ingredients. We definitely recommend The Classic Burger, Chicken Avocado Salad, and The Italian Sausage while you are there. Make sure you check their schedule so you can find them in an area near you! 

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Written by Sariah Amin

Sariah is a content writer and graduate student at the University of South Florida. When she is not writing, Sariah enjoys going to the beach, going on walks and finding fun places to eat!