Food trucks that define Lexington

Lexington’s food truck scene has been on a roll, so we’re helping you keep up with these wheel-y good local eateries.

A blue food truck with people lined up outside

Who doesn’t love a kitchen on four wheels? | Photo by @clarkembree

Let’s be real: Lexington’s food truck scene is on a roll — but it’s also tough to keep up with all of these eateries wheeling around.

Luckily, taste-testing food trucks is one of our unofficial hobbies, so we’ve got all the delectable details on 11 mobile eateries around town + their menu highlights.

Note: We always recommend checking online to confirm locations before heading out.

Daughters’ Southern
This family-inspired, locally-minded Southern deli on wheels serves up classics like cheesy shrimp and grits + crispy buffalo cauliflower.

Moody Mike’s
This is Lexington’s first 100% vegan food truck which you can often find at Pivot Brewing. Try its unique take on plant-based ribs, pulled pork sandwiches + poutine fries.

Comete Alguito
Comete Alguito specializes in Colombian street food — think arepas, empanadas + plantains — and can often be found at The Station.

Avocado toast with tomatoes and spices

There’s nothing basic about Toasties’ avocado toast. | Photo by @toasties_gourmet

Toasties Gourmet
Fuel your day with fresh smoothie bowls, avocado toast, or specialty grilled cheeses at the Kentucky Horse Park.

You can find Teppan all around town dishing out Japanese street delicacies like cold ramen salad, rice balls, and grilled edamame.

El Mexiquense
This is your one-stop shop for Mexican food favorites like customizable quesadillas, tacos, and burritos.

305 Cubano
The menu features true Cuban classics like papas rellenas — a fried stuffed potato ball — empanadas + flan.

Cheese sticks covered with bacon.

Cheese sticks + bacon: could you ask for more? | Photo courtesy of @rollingoven

Rolling Oven

This mobile pizza kitchen — made from a 20-ft shipping container — popped up on the scene in 2014 and now has two permanent dine-in locations.

Mr. Gyros
Get your hands on authentic Greek offerings such as gyros, salads, and falafel sandwiches.

You can find this “cutie food truck” serving up salads, sliders + fries at The Grove.

Tincan Coffee
Caffeine reigns supreme in this tiny tin coffee shop. It’s often found at community events + is available for rent.

Miss Milolo Cuisine
Try out Congolese eats like jollof rice and beef kebabs at the Leestown Kroger, 1600 Leestown Rd.

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