Must-try Food Trucks in Jersey City
Jersey City is filled with delicious food options and food trucks are a big part of it! Over the past years, a ton of delicious food trucks have been born that offer a ton of different cuisines and options for the foodies out here. From Mexican food, seafood, and sushi to dessert, we have rounded up a list of food trucks in Hoboken and Jersey City to definitely check out!
Torta Truck is delivering all authentic Mexican eats to the streets. Whereas most focus on tacos, Torta Truck elevates the standard by focusing instead on the beauty that is the torta. Their words, not ours, but we’re apt to believe ’em, considering they’re sticking to traditional preparation methods, spices, and seasonings that make each indeed a treat to behold (and to taste.) Get a torta designed for meat lovers packed with chicken milanesa, salchica, and ham, or go for the classic al pastor with refried beans, lettuce, avocado, quesillo and pickled jalapenos.
Mister Softee has been in business for over 64 years. It is a tri-state favorite that started here in New Jersey. They specialize in delicious ice cream cones, sundaes and shakes. You will see them drive around the neighborhood in the summer.
The Cupcake Carriage
Tenille Ortiz specializes in the creation of confections almost too exquisite to eat! She is known for her attention to detail and her cupcake truck, the Cupcake Carriage. Their truck offers cupcakes and other delicious desserts.
Sunday Toast is a local food truck that are lovers of the art of French Toast. They want you to enjoy the delectable taste of our French Toast without the work. You can purchase their Sunday Toast two ways. They can cook it for you on their truck or you can buy their premade mixture to make at home. If you love sweet and savory, their french toast is a must-try.
Angry Archie’s is a Jersey City-based family-run Food Truck Company. Specializing in Seafood specialties such as Lobster rolls, crab poutine, and their signature dish Angry Archie’s Crab Cake Sandwich. Owner and Chef Chris Curado, founded Angry Archie’s over 5 years ago and thanks to the amazing community of Jersey City, has seen his business flourish. They have a food truck as well as a location at Harborside.
Wisp Express is a food truck specializing in freshly prepared Asian cuisine, along with custom sushi selections. They have a variety of options on their menu ready for you to enjoy. Addtionally, everything is super fresh! You can order via their website or check their Instagram for where they will be located every day as it changes.
You’ll enjoy a taste of Jamaica at Jerkin Chicken! Inspired by travel and a passion for different cultures, Jerkin Chicken brings a taste of Jamaica, utilizing the freshest ingredients and homemade dishes straight to your table.
Pizza Vita NJ
Pizza Vita is a contemporary pizzeria and cucina inspired by the traditional pizzerias of Naples, Italy. After months of delicious research and working to perfect their dough recipe, they opened our doors on July 18, 2011. The menu also features delicious pasta dishes, fresh salads, and homemade gelato. They have a several locations but they also have a food truck.
A 15+-year career in the restaurant business and a love of bringing fresh, new, healthy, and delicious products to their communities made opening Amanda Bananas exactly the right fit for the owners. Amanda Bananas make delicious treats that are healthy, dairy, and gluten-free. Bananas are turned into delicious smooth ice cream and you can add toppings you like. Their ice cream truck is not one to miss in the summer.
Lomo Food Truck
The Lomo Truck is the spot when you are looking for some delicious Peruvian food. Addtionally, some of their specialties are of course, lomo saltado which is beef strips stir fried, onions, and french fries, Try the green monster if possible; it’s pesto spaghetti with beef strips and their Fritura which is Fried chicken and steak strips, with beef hot dogs over fries covered in pink sauce.
La Coqueta Mexican Cucina
La Coqueta is a women-owned small business food truck bringing you food from her soul. They serve traditional Mexican cuisine with unique flavors and recipes. The menu includes tacos, burritos, and quesadillas.
Updated June 2nd, 2022