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Explore the best Bay Area food trucks below. From 3 Brothers Kitchen to Yummi BBQ, you won't be disappointed when you rent a Bay Area food truck.

Best Bay Area Food Trucks And Catering Tips

Food trucks in the Bay Area offer a large variety of cuisines to satisfy any foodie. From Mexican food to Vietnamese cuisine, food trucks here have it all! Whether you're in San Francisco, Oakland, or San Jose, you're guaranteed to find food trucks that cater to your taste.

The Bay Area is known for Silicon Valley and its innovations in technology, wine, and the arts. Their food trucks are no different. Just like their vibrant culinary scene, the SF Bay Area has an eclectic mix of food trucks that are pushing the envelope and serving up tasty meals.

San Francisco was one of the first cities to embrace the food truck trend. No surprise there! The last several years have been rough, though. The city and restaurants have stifled the development of the food truck scene. Naturally, there's been a drop in trucks.

Despite these hurdles, the food truck scene still flourishes. Some of the best trucks in the country can be found in the Bay Area.

Check out our tips on how to find the right food truck in the Bay Area for catering and see which trucks are worth trying!

How To Find Bay Area Food Trucks For Catering

Finding food trucks to cater for your event or party can be harder than you would think. Here are some tips on how to find spots to try the best food trucks the Bay Area has to offer and how to book catering for your next event.

Where To Find Food Trucks In The Bay Area

A slew of limitations in recent years has made it more difficult than ever to start (and park) a new food truck. Although the number of trucks in the SF Bay Area has been on the decline for some time, officially permitted gathering sites have been increasing.

The best food trucks park together at regular gathering spots.

Off the Grid is a traveling food truck that collects both diverse and dynamic street food. Food trucks gather at Fort Mason for Off The Grid once a week every week.

The SoMa (South of Market) food truck park and the Duboce Truck Stop also are two fantastic spots to find some of the top culinary talents in the SF food truck scene.

How To Book Food Truck Catering In The Bay Area

Booking food truck catering in the Bay Area can be a challenge. Some food trucks let you book direct, but shopping around is time-consuming and tedious.

City Flavor lets you simplify your search for renting food trucks for your next party or event. Fill out a simple form to tell us about your event, and we'll connect you with the best food trucks in the SF Bay Area. No fees until you book!

Click here to request a quote for food truck catering.

Most Popular Bay Area Food Trucks

Asian Food Trucks

When it comes to Asian food in the Bay Area, food trucks are the way to go! Asian food trucks serve an array of affordable dishes and offer a taste of Asia for those who love authentic inspired food.

#1: The Chairman

The Chairman is a popular food truck that has been selected by San Francisco Magazine as the best in town. The Chairman is a fantastic hybrid of convenient and exquisite cuisine, inspired by Asian street food while employing methods from high-end restaurants. Booking the Chairman for food truck catering won't disappoint!

#2: 333 Truck

The legendary 333 truck, in the world of fusion cuisine, towers above the competition. 333 endeavors to perform a culinary high-wire act by combining not two but three distinct cuisines! The show is a stunning spectacle that deftly borrows from several food traditions thousands of miles apart while expertly merging elements of Mexican, Korean, and Indian cuisine. Definitely worth booking food truck catering from 333 Truck to experience this mind-blowing melding of flavors!

#3: An The Go

The An family created their famous garlic noodles 41 years ago, and they have now brought their family secret to the people. You won't be able to get enough of these noodles! Choose from a variety of delectable toppings, from lemongrass chicken to five-spice pork. You won't want to miss An The Go.

Mexican Food Trucks

Mexican food is extremely popular in the Bay Area. You won't want to miss out on all the food trucks serving up tacos. From shredded beef to fish tacos, there's something for everyone.

#1: El Tonayense

There are numerous Mexican restaurants and food trucks to select from in the Mission. If you've never tasted El Tonayense, you're missing out. They've been around for over 15 years, and there's a reason for that. They make some of the best Mexican food around town.

#2: Tacos Al Vapor Michoacan

We've all had al pastor tacos in our lives, but none have been quite as delicious as this one. This tiny taco truck, on the other hand, might have the most delectable al pastor tacos available. But that's just our opinion; book food truck catering from Tacos Al Vapor Michoacan for yourself and you'll understand what I'm talking about.

#3: Spartan Taco Truck

Spartan Taco Truck is a late-night treasure that has you covered for a delicious snack. Spartan Taco Truck in San Jose is a popular favorite that provides some amazing meals to sate all of your taco cravings.

#4: Tacos El Gordo

The best tacos in Oakland and the East Bay, in my opinion. With so much Mexican food in the Bay, it's a bold claim. Renting Tacos El Gordo for your party or event will not disappoint!

Fusion Food Trucks

Fusion trucks are where the SF Bay Area shines. The Bay Area is known for innovating, and food truck cuisine is no different.

#1: Señor Sisig

Señor Sisig is one of the most well-known food trucks in the whole San Francisco Bay Area! Señor Sisig is a Filipino fusion food truck that combines the delicious Filipino and Mexican cuisines. They even have Filipino burritos!

#2: Chomp Station

Want to try something new and different? Chomp Station has the best beef in town. Their salads and sandwiches, which are richly marbled, meticulously cooked and subtly seasoned meaty masterpieces, showcase the finest tri-tip in town.

#3: Curry Up Now

Since the start, this Indian fusion food truck has been a part of the Bay Area food truck scene. They provide you with authentically Indian burritos filled with delectably seasoned chicken tikka masala, vegetarian paneer, and vegan chickpea masala. Sexy fries, dirty naan, and deconstructed samosas will keep your tummy filled for days.

American Food Trucks

There's plenty of food trucks in SF that serve up good old American comfort foods. From burgers to fish, we have you covered.

#1: Sam's CowderMobile

Sam's ChowderMobile is a food truck that serves as the extension of Sam's Chowder House, a popular restaurant on the Pacific Coast in Half Moon Bay known for all of its amazing seafood offerings. It's a frequent sight at special events, technology campuses, and even the relatively street-food-bare Golden Gate Park in San Francisco.

You can find some of the crowd's favorite dishes from Sam's Chowder House at ChowderMobile. We recommend trying the battered fish 'n' chips and local fish tacos. Very tasty!

#2: Liberty Cheesesteak

Tastykake sweets, Herr's potato chips, and cheesesteaks with authentic-tasting gooey Cheez Whiz are all available at this roaming Philadelphian embassy. Hoagie rolls from Philadelphia's Amoroso's Baking Co. are filled with paper-thin steak, chicken, or mushroom slices. Just like back east, you can put your order in like a native Philly would.

How It Works

Booking a food truck to cater your event is easy when you use City Flavor. Here's how it works.
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Share your information about the event you want a food truck to cater. Tell us where and when the event is happening and how many people you want to serve.
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2. Get Bids From Food Trucks
We send your information to the best local food trucks. Trucks then bid on your event and you can view all bids in one place, saving time and allowing you to compare prices to get the best deal.
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3. Choose A Truck And Enjoy
Pick the food trucks that are right for you. Once you choose a food truck to rent, all you needs to do is sit back, relax, and enjoy a tasty meal.

Why City Flavor?

City Flavor makes booking a food truck to cater your event easy and effortless.

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