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 knots — need we say more? 🍕
🏙️ 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. 🍗
🌉 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.