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Which Food Trucks Are Best In Calgary?

Posted by Justin Havre on Thursday, October 11th, 2018 at 2:58pm.

Food Truck - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/taedc/8344719811/Food trucks have taken Calgary AB by storm, and it seems there's always a new street food dish to try. These meals make the ideal option for lunch breaks, but they also are a great choice for those who want a quick meal while they are out and about with their friends. Food trucks often feature eclectic and flavorful meals that can't be found in a typical restaurant. 

Mouth-watering ingredients and on-site chefs are delivering delicious meals from their food trucks. These are the best food trucks in Calgary that are sure to delight anyone's taste buds.

The Jamaican Jerk

Calgary AB certainly isn't known for its warm breezes and ocean surf, but The Jamaican Jerk brings the beauty and flavor of the Caribbean to town. This food truck specializes in Caribbean cuisine, including jerk chicken and jerk pork. The Jamaican Jerk stops at various stops around town, but this food truck also can be booked for private parties and catering events. It's a favorite among Calgary locals, and visitors to the city can't resist its international flair.

Bun Boys

This Vietnamese grill food truck will leave your taste buds yearning for more. BBQ pork with sriracha, lemongrass chicken, French baguettes, and crisp, fresh grilled veggies are some of the choices that will make you salivate. They offer subs, main dishes, sides, and a crowd favourite- bubble tea.

Jane Bond BBQ

Jane Bond BBQ is the premier barbecue food truck in Calgary. It travels around the city bringing all of the classic barbecue flavors that people crave, all while offering a unique twist that makes their dishes special and distinct. No matter which meal a person chooses from this favored food truck, they are sure to find a piece of bacon-wrapped corn and a piping hot cornbread muffin on the side. Their signature sauce has made them famous around Calgary, and has transformed Jane Bond BBQ into one of the most preferred catering services in the city. The food truck travels around town like many of the other food trucks, but it also can be reserved for birthday parties, corporate events, weddings and other special occasions. 

Bandit Burger

Juicy meat and pretzel buns, need we even say anything more? You will find everything from hand-cut fries daily to twice-fried, hand-cut, crispy fried herbs and grated parmesan. This truck takes pride on its burgers and using the simplest ingredients in unique ways.

Subs 'n' Bubbles

Subs 'n' Bubbles is a food truck that combines the classic submarine sandwich with the flavors of traditional Vietnamese meals, creating something fabulous that can't be found anywhere else in Calgary. In addition to grabbing a Vietnamese sub, customers can complement their meal with bubble tea. The menu includes sub sandwiches made with sate chicken, sate beef, butter chicken, and more. Each sub is topped with cucumber, cilantro, carrots, daikons, onions and jalapenos. Cheese is available for an extra charge. The bubble tea comes in a variety of flavors, including avocado and strawberry mango. Those who frequent the Subs 'n' Bubbles food truck have become accustomed to their fresh, natural products and have a tendency to follow this truck around the city. 

Mediterranean Diet

If you can’t take a lavish trip to the Mediterranean Sea and dine while overlooking the Atlantic Ocean this food truck is the next best thing. Indulge yourself with juicy chicken kabobs, lahmajun, or Doner- a great Turkish dish.

Farm Girls Food

Run by two sisters who grew up on an Alberta farm, Farm Girls Food takes the concept of farm-to-table on the road. This food truck specializes in comfort food dishes that are made from fresh, local ingredients. The food truck menu can vary based on the current season, but some examples of menu items include the Pork, Goat Cheese and Herb Meatloaf Sliders and the Braised Beef Shepherd's Pie. This truck always features several different desserts that are changed out daily, so it's always a surprise what the selection is. In addition to popping up in locations around town, this food truck can be booked for weddings and other private events that require catering.

Savino Pizzeria

If you’re craving incredibly fresh and authentic Italian food this is the food truck for you. If you have ever visited Naples you understand what a REAL fire-baked pizza is. Dine at this food truck with a pizza margarita, panini on in-house baked bread, or have dessert for dinner with their Nutella Calzone.

Tea Wagon

The tea wagon is a unique concept for a “food” truck. This is the only one of its kind operated in Canada. They offer over 20 varieties of hand-blended teas that contain no artificial ingredients. What goes better with tea than a sweet treat. Add a cake pop to your tea and enjoy the day.

It's possible to find these food trucks driving around town or parked at some of the happening hot spots in Calgary, but it's also easy to track them via their own websites and social media pages. Food trucks in Calgary will often post where they are going to be and when they are going to be there so that you can score some of their authentic dishes. 

Have you visited one of the 5 food trucks mentioned above? If not, which one are you looking forward to visiting?

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