If you’re tired of the same bag lunch, or if you want to try something new, Pittsburgh is home to a plethora of food trucks just waiting for you to try. From barbecue to desserts and everything in between, there’s something for everyone. Complete your Pittsburgh Beautiful day with a trip to these food trucks! Click the title to each truck to take you to their page!
Dubbed “Pittsburgh’s mobile bistro,” the Burgh Bites Truck serves up sandwiches, loaded hot dogs and delicious seasoned tortilla chips. The Southern Slaw Dog is a noteworthy addition to the menu, with pork shoulder, barbecue sauce, pickles, cheddar jack cheese and slaw. Their Rastafarian sandwich is often raved about, with Jamaican jerk chicken, corn and mango salsa, charred chili pepper aioli and greens served in a grilled pita.
This food truck that sells gourmet mac and cheese with incredible toppings. Dubbed Pittsburgh’s original mac and cheese truck, there are multiple toppings like club sandwich (turkey and ham), crab, artichoke and spinach, chicken and mushrooms, asparagus and tomatoes and many, many more. The menu is a seasonal rotation of favorites and there are delicious sides too like rosemary-garlic handcut fries and seasonal salads.
Staying on the cheesy side, this food truck serves up classic grilled cheese and twists on grilled cheese as well. Each sandwich is served on fresh bread from bakery Bread Works and served with a homemade dipping sauce. If you like the classic grilled cheese there’s a tomato dipping sauce. If you want something spicy, try the buffalo chicken sauce. There’s even sides like baked macaroni and cheese, parmesan spinach balls, loaded baked potato salad, spicy pasta salad and tabbouleh salad.
There’s just something extra delicious about a taco truck and this one certainly doesn’t disappoint. Enjoy mouthwatering tacos like the Baja fish, traditional ground beef and Thai peanut chicken with sweet chili slaw, just to name a few. PGH Taco Truck was voted the city’s best food truck for five years running.
This well-received food truck sells incredible po’boy sandwiches. Perfectly seasoned sandwiches like delicious juicy shrimp or chicken and sausage make for a truly wonderful lunch or dinner. The bread comes from Gambino’s, a New Orleans bakery. There are even muffalettas and gumbo served out of the food truck, which is a great bet for any Southern imports to the ‘burgh.
This food truck has been serving up crepes to the Pittsburgh area since 2013. Their dessert crepes are to die for—try the banana Nutella crepe topped with powdered sugar and whipped cream or the berry crepe with your choice of berries. They also serve up crepes at local events too, weddings, birthday parties, you name it.
Enjoy a variety of fresh and flavorful dishes with no preservatives. Food from both Northern and Southern India is served with Basmati rice, naan or freshly made chapatis. The truck can often be found at the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University. The chicken tikka masala is a favorite among regulars to this food truck. If you’re in the mood for Indian, this is the place to go.
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