13 St. Louis Food Trucks To Add To Your Must-Try List

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After an especially dark and dreary winter safe at home, there’s never been a better time to get your friends and family together and park outside by a food truck. Here are 13 local trucks to add to your must-try list.

burgers stl’s “original” cheeseburger and fries // Photo courtesy of Burgers stl

Burger STL
Burgers STL believes in great burgers and great service. They also believe that good food and service shouldn’t come at the expense of good value for money. They are committed to delivering the best burgers, service, and value every day. That is their promise to you. They only work with the best local suppliers, from freshly baked bread every day and professionally blended ground beef to locally sourced produce. Your partners are subject to the highest quality standards – this is how the owner, Matt Foley, wants it to be served to him. This is proof that he loves what he does and the people he meets.

Hawaiian plate lunch with sack of tuna // Photo courtesy of Buzz’s Hawaiian Grill

Buzz’s Hawaiian Grill
Buzz’s Hawaiian Grill is a Hawaiian style food truck and catering service serving authentic Hawaiian lunch dishes such as Kalua Pork, Poke, Loco Moco, Teriyaki Steak, Chicken Yakitori, Katsu Chicken, Manapua, Lumpia, Musubi, Malasada, and Dole Whip offers a couple. They bring “Aloha” to you!

Photo courtesy Destination Desserts

Destination desserts
Destination Desserts is celebrating its eighth food truck season and is a non-profit food truck that trains and employs people with disabilities. By enjoying the sweet treats, you are helping to improve the lives of people with disabilities in our community. Destination Desserts serves cupcakes, cookies, brownies, coffee, smoothies and much more. They are best known for amazing sticky butter cakes! The truck is available for weddings, birthdays and other events. Follow social media to see where the bright pink truck is in the city. Check out the menu at destinationdesserts.org. See you this summer!

loaded french fries from essentially french fries // photo by ed aller

Essentially french fries
Essentially, Fries Food Truck was conceived by the popularity of hand-cut French fries among stationary Edibles & Essentials. They wanted to develop a kitchen that was quick to serve, accessible, and easily changeable to keep it interesting. They are proud and honored to have been blessed with the popularity and to have followed so far. Find them as the mainstay in the 9 Mile Garden as well as popular locations across the city.

Brisket mac and fried green tomatoes from farmtruk // Photo courtesy of farmtruk

Farm truck
Farmtruk brings the farm-to-table concept to the streets of St. Louis. They work with local farmers to create classic dishes with a fresh twist. Must-try dishes include the brisket mac, farmtruk burger, and fried green tomatoes. You can find them in the Enterprise Center in Sections 327 and 9 Mile Garden.

loaded grill nachos // photo courtesy of Pappy’s Rollin ‘Smoke

Pappy’s Rollin ‘Smoke
Bring the best out of Papacy’s smokehouse! From famous ribs, BBQ nachos, sandwiches and side dishes to bulk orders and EZ carryout combos, they have the menu for you. Pappy’s Rollin ‘Smoke is available for private events, workplace visits and neighborhood deliveries are a huge hit. Email foodtruck@pappyssmokehouse.com or call 314-607-2446 to learn more and to book your event. You can also find them around town at Food Truck events, including Food Truck Friday, 9 Mile Garden, and more. Visit pappyssmokehouse.com/foodtruck for information on upcoming events.

Photo courtesy Sedara

Sedara brings the authentic taste of the Middle East to the heart of the Midwest. Sedara is a one-stop experience, with a new and improved menu of biryani plates, lamb street tacos, lamb kofta wraps, and tahini fries. Sedara makes more than 16 types of baklava and eight types of ice cream. Check it out this summer!

Courtesy photo of Seoul Taco

Seoul taco
Seoul Taco’s menu combines big, bold Korean flavors with Mexican cooking techniques from Chef David Choi. Dishes include burritos, tacos, nachos, and bowls that can be customized with different proteins and toppings. Fan favorite menu items include Bulgogi Steak Tacos, Spicy Pork Burrito and the Gogi Bowl, Seoul Tacos take on the classic bibimbap dish.

Photo courtesy Sugarfire Food Truck

Sugarfire Food Truck
Sugarfire does something completely different. They use the best traditions of the best grilling towns in the United States to create their own St. Louis style grill. The award-winning barbecue spoils the taste buds with baby back ribs, juicy pork and the best beef brisket in town. Famous for specials like meaty mashups that defy logic and even gravity. Get Sugarfire’s award-winning BBQ on the streets. “Brisket 1” is on the rise in the St. Louis metropolitan area. Do you have a party, a wedding or a business / corporate event ahead of you? Visit sugarfire64.com or email foodtruck@sugarfire64.com to book your event.

Photo courtesy of Supersmokers

Super smoker
SuperSmokers BBQ has been smoking award winning BBQ for 25 years and has all the ribbons, plaques and trophies to prove it. We’ve stepped up our game with Laverne, our food truck, and put Louisiana Cajun on the menu! Laverne serves up all the championship grills you can handle, plus new items like dirty bits, smoked fried chicken wings, grilled brisket cheese, and po’boys with shrimp and catfish. Book the truck for your special occasion at supersmokers.com.

Korean Fried Chicken Sandwich with Kimchi Coleslaw // Photo courtesy of Ramblin ‘Rooster

The ramblin ‘rooster
The Ramblin ‘Rooster will frolic the streets of the St. Louis Metro Area serving hearty fried chicken sandwiches and more. It all starts with the chicken, a plump, natural breast that has been soaked for 24 hours. The chicken is coated with a special breading, a proprietary blend made from a combination of several different flours and over a dozen spices. The tailor-made pressure fryer ensures the optimal golden-brown crispness for the perfect bite. The menu consists of chicken sandwiches, chicken fingers, salads, wings, some specialties and side dishes. Do you have a party, a wedding or a business / corporate event ahead of you? Visit sugarfire64.com or email rmblnrooster@gmail.com to book events.

Photo courtesy of Tipsy Pony Party Bar

Tipsy Pony Party Bar
Make your next event extra special with the Tipsy Pony Party Bar! This retro horse trailer from the 1970s has been transformed into a chic, trendy pop-up bar that will delight your guests. Together with its talented, creative staff, this unique trailer bar offers a personal, professional experience. Whether a wedding, birthday, pool party or company event – we can take care of you. Let them help create a bar tailored for your event that will offer your guests a variety of cocktails. Visit tipsyponypartybar.com for information.

Baja California Wrap by Ukraft // Photo by Ukraft

UKraft is a local family-owned food truck with a health-focused, quick-casual menu. The truck will reach counties of Metro East, Jefferson, St. Charles and St. Louis, and St. Louis City, as well as 9 Mile Garden and two storefronts, including a new store on the 8th and Chestnut next to City Garden in downtown. Visit ukrafteats.com to book the truck for parties, events, and more.