The Best Food Trucks in Sydney and Where to Find Them

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Sydney is home to some of the best eateries in the world, but if you’re feeling a little ho-hum about the pomp and circumstance of in-restaurant dining then the Sydney food truck scene is your answer to spicing things up (and you get to wear elasticated pants while you’re at it!).

Some of the most exciting up-and-coming culinary crews have been born from the experimental food trucks on Sydney streets, so you just know you’re going to get high-quality nosh without the hefty price tag. Win, win!

The Best Food Trucks in Sydney

1. Knafeh Sydney

KnafehOne of the most iconic Sydney food trucks is the Middle Eastern bakery, Knafeh, which slings delicious Jerusalem street food from the guts of a giant shipping container. You’ll soon forget about the industrial bones of the trailer and quickly fall under the spell of the crew of merry bearded bakers dishing up hot Knafeh made with filo pastry and syrup. Come for the sweet treats and stay for the vibrant drum performance that captures the real essence of an authentic bazaar.

Food truck location: The Knafeh Sydney food truck is currently serving on Belgrave Street in Kogarah from Friday to Sunday but if you can’t find them their then check out Knafeh on Instagram.

2. Mister Gee Burger Truck

Mister Gee had us at ‘burger truck’ to be quite frank. Follow the glow of two neon-lit trucks parked in Haberfield and North Strathfield respectively and you’ll find Mister Gee who has taken the obnoxiously jacked burger to mouth-watering new territories. With a menu full of ingredients like sriracha-maple mayo, bacon jam, Havarti cheese and gastrique onions, your tastebuds will be spoilt for choice. And if you’ve got eyes bigger than your stomach (don’t we all) why not add some truffle fries and an oreo shake to your order. Go big and roll on home.

Food truck location: Mister Gee has permanent food truck locations at 315 Parramatta Road in Haberfield and in North Strathfield.

3. Scramble and Bean

They say you should start your day as you mean to go on, so why not kick things off with some more-ish breakfast fare and a warm coffee served out of an adorable retro caravan called Scramble and Bean. Located in Rushcutters Bay (or available to cater your next event), there are pastries, cakes, eggs on toast and scrumptious toasties on offer, as well as all the caffeine regulars to perk you up. Grab a picnic rug and watch the bustle of Sydney shuffle through the weekend.

Food truck location: The Scramble and Bean food truck is usually parked at Rushcutters Bay but if you can’t find them there then check their Instagram page.

4. Rico’s Taco Truck

Mexican cuisine and food trucks go together like chips and salsa. Street food outfits become popular through word of mouth and the people are practically shouting from the rooftops about Rico’s Taco Truck tucked away on Mentmore Avenue in Rosebery. Helmed by Toby Wilson, the team have taken the guesswork out of the menu for you - simply select from a chorizo, braised beef or cauliflower filled taco, add on some generous side serves of chips and salsa or black beans and rice, and you’ll be one very satisfied customer.

Food truck location: Rico’s Taco Truck can be found at Mentmore Avenue in Rosebery.

5. Firepop

A custom-built food truck complete with a charcoal grill is the kind of dedication Firepop brings to ensuring a top-quality experience for their food truck customers. One of the most sophisticated Sydney food trucks, Firepop have got smoking skewers down to a fine art. This hi-tech kitchen on wheels can be found serving up delicious BBQ bites - like their lamb with sesame and cumin dukkah - all over Sydney, so be sure to keep up-to-date with their next hotspot via Instagram.

Food truck location: Firepop move around a lot so check out Firepop on Instagram to hunt them down.

6. Messina Van

Just hearing the word ‘Messina’ is enough to elicit volcanic tummy rumbles and drool from the corners of your mouth. Not content with simply providing Sydney with delicious gelato from their 14 stores dotted across the city, the Messina team have now loaded their icy treats into the back of a food truck and they’re coming to you - wherever you may be! You can find the ‘cream of your dreams’ Messina Van at Bondi Beach on weekends but in the past, they’ve been known to zoom far and wide. You could be clutching a Red Velvet special of cream cheese gelato with red velvet cake before you know it.

Food truck location: The Messina Van can usually be found at Bondi Beach on weekends.

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