Best Food Trucks in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Check out these restaurants on wheels at local spots and festivals in southeastern Michigan.

With the warmer months upon us, we are bound to see food trucks out at events, festivals and even graduation parties. They have become a more common (and welcomed!) occurrence since the pandemic.

We’ve roundup up some of the best food trucks we could find in the southeastern Michigan area.

Cousins Maine Lobster Truck

It’s nationally known and locally owned, but gives local entrepreneurs who want to bring the taste of Maine lobster to their own neighborhoods the opportunity. Try the lobster grilled cheese, lobster tacos, lobster quesadilla or lobster tots. It also offers kids grilled cheese and kids cheese quesadillas.

CRUMZ CAFÉ

There’s plenty to choose from on the menu including lamb chops, Philly cheesesteak pita, turkey chop dinner, fried salmon dinner, fried catfish dinner and many different types of loaded fries.

D&W’s Street Eatery

Check out this Latin American food truck with options such as Smokin’ Street Tacos, Dirty Smoked Burritos, Loaded Truckin’ Tots and more. The desserts are doughnut holes and elephant ears that you can add salted caramel, chocolate drizzle or cinnamon sugar on top.

Delectabowl Food Truck 

  • Contact: 248-560-7433

Have a home cooked meal in a bowl at this food truck. The menu features bowls such as Gyro Bowl, Mediterranean Bowl, Creole Bowl, Chicken Tortilla Bowl and Loaded Potato Bowl.

Detroit Mini Donut

This Black-owned and woman-owned business offers freshly made mini doughnuts, Italian Ice and Artesian Lemonade.

Detroit’s Original Seafood Truck

  • Contact: 313-285-0948 

The seafood options feature items like fish and chips, catfish, shrimp, lobster tail and crab legs. Also, chicken tenders, broccoli and cheese bites, corn on the cob and hush puppies.

Detroit Taco Factory

Belle Isle’s only taco truck features tacos with names such as The Detroit Riverwalk, The Greek Town, The Eastern Market and more. Also, features a kids menu with quesadillas, churros and nachos and cheese.

Egg Roll Diva 

This is a Black-owned and woman-owned business with a family recipe that was passed down. The menu features Southwestern Chicken Egg Rolls, Cheeseburger Egg Rolls, Vegan Southwestern Egg Rolls, Corned Beef Egg Rolls and even Peach Cobbler Egg Rolls. Also, be sure to pair with French fries or garlic parmesan French fries.

Famous Hamburger 

They’ve been serving people since 1970. They have two restaurant locations – one in Canton and the other in Dearborn. The food truck serves burgers, fries and shakes.

FRYZONE

This food truck features many different options for loaded fries. It even has funnel cake fries.

Hero or Villain Food Truck

  • Contact: 586-894-8665 

It has a core menu and an everchanging monthly menu of items. The core menu features sandwiches named Thor, Kingpin, Deathstroke, Captain Planet and Captain America. Add on seasoned waffle fries plain or loaded.

Hungry Chameleon Food Truck 

  • Contact: 313-992-9500

Check out this Mexican Fusion food truck that offers tacos, wings, frozen lemonade and more.

Impasto Italian Inspired Wraps

  • Contact: 313-800-1134 

There are plenty of Italian flatbread options from this food truck such as Margherita, Steak Caesar, Meatball, Spicy Veggie and more. For sides, it offers Risotto Bites and Parmesan Truffle Fries and for dessert, cannoli dipped in chocolate chips and slivered almonds.

Keaik’s Food Truck

This local Muslim-owned business features its famous Krispy Keaik Chicken Sandwich. It also has cheese rolls, Labne toast and fresh beignets with either sugar, Nutella or Biscoff.

Maz Pizza

This food truck offers artisan pizza, in which the dough and sauce is made from scratch. The ingredients are sources and they pride themselves in using the best cheese and tomatoes.

Mediterranean Express

This food truck features Halal rice bowls, pita wraps, burgers and salad bowls.

Motor City Pasty Company

This food truck brings the upper peninsula delicacy to the Detroit area. Try the pasties with flavors like The 906, Empanada Grande, City Chicken, Miner’s Delight, M.C. Veggie and Guido.

Nu Deli

Try these hometown favorites, but with an Indian twist to them. The sandwiches are Nu Reuben, Nu Dog, Nu Egg, Nu Tuna and Nu Cheese. It also offers Black Chickpea Slides and smoothies made with seasonal fruits, yogurt and juices.

Pops Sweets on the Streets

The menu for this food truck normally has spicy chicken sandwiches, pretzel balls with cheese, corn dogs, loaded tater tots, walking tacos and much more. Also, for dessert it offers deep fried Oreos and elephant ears.

Seoul Rolls on the Go!

This food truck features an extensive menu of Seoul Rolls – chicken, shrimp, veggie, cheeseburger, chicken Mexican, Philly steak, crab cake, hibachi and more. It also has dessert roll flavors like apple pie, holiday, strawberry cheesecake and strawberry shortcake. You can also create your own rolls.

Slaw Dogz 

  • Contact: 586-846-3907

This Black-owned business has a physical restaurant, as well as a food truck that travels around to community events. Try the all-beef, turkey and vegan dogs along with potato chunks and nachos.

StreetSide Sushi 

The menu features regular sushi rolls such as California rolls, tuna cucumber rolls and spicy shrimp tempura rolls as well as specialty sushi rolls like The Motor City Roll, The Incognito Roll, The Fiesta Roll, QLine Roll and more.

StreetScoops&Smoothies 

  • Contact: 313-799-0190

Try Michigan-made ice cream and fresh fruit smoothies at this food truck.

The Chicken Coupe

Try one of the most popular items, Chicken and Waffles or a Firebird Chicken Sandwich along with a tray of crispy seasoned fries. If you’re in the mood for something sweet, try the dessert waffle or churros.

The Terry Melt

  • Contact: 313-915-9263 

Try one of the many melts including Steak Melt, Chicken Melt, Spicy Chicken Melt, Patty Melt, Sujuk Melt and Cheese Melt. It also has burgers, pitas, mac ‘n cheese bites, French fries and mozzarella sticks. It also offers kids grilled cheese and fries and a kids junior cheeseburger and fries. Try the smoothies, too.

¡WHOA! Tacos 

Purchase individual tacos such as Taco Chimichurri, Taco Al Pastor, Taco Banh Mi and more along with roasted corn off the cob and chips and salsa.

Kari Zaffarano
Kari Zaffarano
Kari Zaffarano is a mom of one and Metro Parent's Audience Development Coordinator. She tracks down the best events every week and shares the inside scoop with families in print and online. She enjoys reading, traveling and exploring metro Detroit with her son.

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  1. You left out S’Mac and Cheese food truck. They serve the best mac and Cheese with choice of toppings. They can be found on Facebook @S’Mac and Cheese Food truck. It is run by Sara and Paul Bearman. It’s the best

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