Food trucks in and around San Jose, CA

You don’t want to miss these seven mobile eateries when they roll by.

The EMS Kusina food truck with the Philippines flag on top of it.

This food truck has been named among the top Filipino restaurants in the Bay Area.

Photo via @ems_kusina

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There’s no doubt that San Jose’s food truck scene has been on a roll — with fan favorites like Scratch Cookery and El Halal Amigos garnering so much popularity, they’ve stepped up to become brick-and-mortar restaurants.

So what’s wheeling around these days? Whether it’s at the next pop-up vendor fair, local taproom, or mobile eatery hangout — keep an eye out for these 7 food trucks in and around San Jose. 🚚

Pro tip: We recommend checking online to confirm locations before heading out, as these details can be fluid.

📍 In San Jose

Ems Kusina | Filipino | 1948 Alum Rock Ave. | Get a taste of the sisig that won second place at the 2021 NorCal Sisig Festival, and of course, the ube donut balls.

Chikin’ Drip | Nashville Hot Chicken | 1721 Old Bayshore Hwy. | Dare to try this truck’s chicken tender slider at “Holy Chick” heat? It’s so spicy, you need to sign a waiver before indulging. 🔥

Brooklyn Pizzeria Mobile | Pizza | 460 Lincoln Ave. on Fridays | Pizza by the slice, calzones, and bacon cheesy garlic knotsneed we say more? 🍕

The Pav Bhaji And More's red food truck.

Pav Bhaji And More opened during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Photo via @pavbhajiandmore

🏙️ South Bay-based

Pav Bhaji and More | Mumbai street food | Savor the flavors of the traditional Indian fast food dish consisting of thick veggie curry and soft bread rolls. 🍛

Fire and Rice | Hawaiian + Asian fusion | City Editor Alyson can’t get enough of the garlic chicken. 🍗

The 3 Brothers Kitchen's yellow truck outside under string lights.

3 Brothers Kitchen brings you the ultimate fusion menu.

Photo by SJtoday staff

🌉 Frequents the South Bay

3 Brothers Kitchen | Southeast Asian | Can’t decide between Mexican and Vietnamese cuisine? Try the Bo’rria Tacos with Vietnamese beef and pho broth for dipping. 🌮

The Waffle Roost | Chicken & Waffles | Pair the buttermilk fried chicken with its bacon and caramel, churro, caramel and sea salt, or dark chocolate and toasted almond waffles. 🧇

Do you have a favorite that you’d like us to add to the list? Let us know.

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