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Dine & Discover New Flavors With The 5 Best Food Trucks in LA

Los Angeles’ iconic food scene isn’t complete without mentioning its bustling food trucks. While taco trucks have always been a staple, a wave of dynamic food trucks began rolling around back in 2008 and we’re taking note. This mobile culinary movement is all about the city’s diverse flavors offering everything from Korean-infused tacos to plant-based fried chicken. Not only do these trucks have great food at affordable prices, they also serve as a launchpad for aspiring chefs and allows them to share their culinary visions on the streets. So, get your appetite ready because here are 5 of the best food trucks in LA we guarantee you’ll keep coming back for more.

1. Kogi

Location: 3434 Overland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90034

A true LA legend, and seriously one of the absolute best food trucks in LA, Kogi is credited with pioneering the Korean-Mexican fusion food craze. Initiated by one of the best chefs in America – Roy Choi –  Kogi is known for serving the best tacos with different fillings like short rib, bulgogi (marinated beef), and even tofu. Their kimchi quesadillas and spicy mayo are equally loved, making Kogi a must-try for any foodie.


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2. Mariscos El Bigaton

Location: 5458 Whittier Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90022

If you’re a seafood lover, Mariscos El Bigaton is a must-try. This truck is known for having the best Mexican seafood dishes. Their menu has everything from succulent shrimp cocktails (cóctales de camarón) to hearty fish tacos and ceviche cakes. Some of our personal favorite’s are the loaded oysters and shrimp tacos. Bonus: There’s a vendor right next to it that makes fresh Michelada’s for you to pair with your meal!


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3. Love Bird

Location: 11501 Whittier Blvd, Whittier, CA 90601

Love Bird brings a taste of Nashville hot chicken to the streets of LA. This is one of the best food trucks in LA to have that crisp  and heat we’re all seeking.Often found at breweries and street fairs, offers juice, crispy chicken sandwiches drenched in their signature hot sauce. But don’t worry! The hot sauce is available in various spice levels to suit your heat preference. They also have vegetarian and vegan options, guaranteeing that everyone can enjoy their unique twist on this Southern classic.


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4. Hibachi Roll

Location: 6412 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Craving a taste of Japan? Look no further, Hibachi Roll is one of the best fusion food trucks in east LA. This truck started with two brothers and their mutual love for Hibachi, but added their own Mexican twist. Hibachi Roll offers a variety of Japanese favorites, including their signature rolls which is a combination of fresh seafood, savory sauces, and perfectly cooked rice, all rolled into a perfect seaweed blanket. The fried rice is a must-try and and they even have a “chef’s special”:  a unique sushi roll that the chef will make just for you. We suggest giving this one a try on a Wednesday or Thursday which is when they have specials!


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5. Vurger Guyz

Location: 788 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90014

Vegan food trucks have entered the chat. Craving a plant-based burger that tastes nothing short of incredible? Vurger Guyz has got you. This food truck serves juicy, flavorful vegan burgers that can satisfy even the biggest of skeptics. Their menu includes classic favorites with a healthy twist, all made with fresh, high-quality ingredients. It’s time to ditch the guilt and head to Vurger Guyz for a yummy meal that is good for you and also the planet.


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Now that you’ve got your food truck fix, get the group together for a trivia night.  Check out our favorite spots here.