United States Wisconsin Milwaukee Milwaukee Guide Things To Do Essentials Restaurants Nightlife Where to Stay Events All Milwaukee The Best Food Trucks to Try in Milwaukee By Kristine Hansen Kristine Hansen Instagram Kristine Hansen is a Milwaukee freelance writer specializing in food and drink, design and travel. For several years, she has covered Milwaukee—as well as other Midwestern destinations, including Detroit—for TripSavvy. TripSavvy's editorial guidelines Updated on 06/11/19 Share Pin Email Visit Milwaukee Within the past three years, the number of food trucks in Milwaukee has increased exponentially. For proof that this trend is on a roll, read on to hear about where to score grilled-cheese sandwiches, sushi, tacos, Cuban cuisine, crepes, waffles and Jamaican jerk. Want to do a taste-around? That’s easy, too. Just drop by Schlitz Park on Tuesdays for “Take Out Tuesdays” (11 a.m.-2 p.m.), the Westown Farmers Market on Wednesdays (10 a.m.-2 p.m.), “Food Truck Thursday” at the Milwaukee County Courthouse (11 a.m.-2 p.m.) or Fridays at Red Arrow Park in downtown Milwaukee (10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.). 01 of 07 Taco Moto Gypsy Taco View Map Address 818 S Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53204, USA Get directions Phone +1 414-212-8115 Web Visit website Vegans and vegetarians can get their taco fix now thanks to Taco Moto’s unique signature items, such as a root-vegetable taco, while off-beat ingredients like fried squid and locally procured pork sausage keep meat- and fish-eaters happy. Enjoy your grub in the back yard at Boone & Crockett, where a special outdoor bar is only a few feet away from your table (nice!). Where to Find It: The truck is permanently parked behind Boone & Crockett on South Water Street. 02 of 07 Little Havana Express Food Truck View Map Address Schlitz Park, Milwaukee, WI, USA Get directions Cuba is on everyone’s mind these days, and that includes the country’s cuisine. Little Havana Express Food Truck dishes up Cuban sandwiches, empanadas, specialty soups (like shrimp soup or plantation soup) and ropa vieja (shredded beef). Where to Find It: Check the truck’s Facebook page; It's always at Food Truck Tuesdays at Schlitz Park 03 of 07 Press Waffles Press Waffles View Map Address 2900 S Shore Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53207, USA Get directions Web Visit website It’s easy to spot Press Waffle: look for the vintage 1962 trailer painted white and sea-foam green. Belgian liege-style waffles are dusted with powdered sugar, topped with decadent ingredients (such as peaches, lemon curd and locally made quark cheese), and based on a recipe dating back to the 1700s in Belgium. In addition to the two below farmer’s markets, a daily calendar details other stops and is posted on the truck’s website. Where to Find It: The truck is always parked at South Shore Farmers Market in Bay View Saturday mornings and Shorewood Farmers Market on Sunday mornings. 04 of 07 Falafel Guys Falafel Guys View Map Address Schlitz Park, Milwaukee, WI, USA Get directions Born out of the Thiensville restaurant, the menu is all about Middle Eastern cuisine. Staples like falafel, schnitzel and shawarma are served out of this brightly colored (blue and yellow) truck. Watch the food truck’s Twitter feed for news of where you can find it at events and festivals, too. Where to Find It: Find the truck at “Take-Out Tuesday” at Schlitz Park Tuesday afternoons, Wednesday at Westown Farmers Market and at the U.S. Bank building in downtown Milwaukee Fridays from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Continue to 5 of 7 below. 05 of 07 The Rolling Cones The Rolling Cones Cones are the new It food and this Milwaukee truck is no exception. All of The Rolling Cones’ menu items—including chicken, pork and vegetarian foods (such as the “Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie”)—are served inside baked bread cones. Signature cones include “Ham & Bacon Mac & Cheese” and “Hunan Beef” (marinated beef strips with red bell peppers, brown rice and scallions, and topped with sweet-and-spicy sauce). All are very rich in flavor and can serve as a meal. Where to Find It: Check the truck's site for an events schedule. 06 of 07 The Gouda Girls The Gouda Girls View Map Address 1125 N 9th St, Milwaukee, WI 53233, USA Get directions Phone +1 414-585-9191 Naturally, a Wisconsin food truck is going to be oozing with cheesy menu items. Gouda Girls’ (Tina and Katherine) serves mac n’ cheese, Wisconsin cheesesteak, grilled-cheese sandwiches and cheesecake. The perfect sides can be ordered, too, like tomato soup and a salad of organic spring-greens. Where to Find It: Check the truck’s Facebook feed. 07 of 07 Drift Drift View Map Quick Bite 4.1 Every single treat served from this renovated trailer is inspired by New Zealand “breaky” (Kiwi-speak for breakfast) or lunch items. A trio of combos feature savory pies, a choice of sausage roll or a biscuit, and a fizzy drink or coffee. Three puddings make sure you end the meal on a sweet note: cheesecake, tiramisu and brown-sugar. There are seven pie options, including curry vegetable, and mince and cheese. Where to Find It: Check the Facebook listing for locations. Was this page helpful? Thanks for letting us know! Share Pin Email Tell us why! Submit The Best Restaurant in Every State 15 Best Foods to Try in England The Best Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale The 14 Best Restaurants In Philadelphia 16 Best Places to Eat in St. Augustine, Florida The 13 Best Places for Cuban Sandwiches in South Florida The 12 Best Restaurants in Greenville, South Carolina The 12 Best Things to Do in Milwaukee The Best Restaurants in Boston The Best Buffets in Las Vegas The Best Places for Brunch in NYC The 15 Best Restaurants in Cincinnati 12 Best Restaurants in Chiang Mai, Thailand From Thai to Pizza: Great Restaurants Near UWM 20 Best Brunch Spots in Chicago 9 Food Trucks You Need to Try in Washington, D.C.