Orange County, CA, has become a center for the growing food truck scene. The food trucks offer everything from gourmet, artisan dishes to comfort foods and BBQ. Foodies will love the on-the-go options available via food trucks in Orange County. Here are some of the best options around.

Chubbee Monkee Food Truck

This food truck is serving up food with attitude! The truck sources ingredients for their Asian American style cuisine from local farmers and mom ‘n pop style bakeries. The Chubbee Monkee offers local favorites such as cheeseburger egg rolls, smoked brisket fried rice, and jungle fries. The “monkee” wings over rice are actually scrumptious garlic chili, soy0glazed chicken wings.

The Burnt Truck

The Burnt Truck is a local favorite and made the Orange County Hot List as the best food truck around in 2017. This truck was the first to serve up a new concept in the food truck industry of Orange County by exclusively selling gourmet sliders. The Burnt Truck team is dedicated to producing the best quality, made-from-scratch sliders. The sliders feature premium ingredients such as quail egg, pork belly, and fried mozzarella. They even offer vegetarian options for the non-carnivore foodie.

Soho Taco

Soho Taco is a critically acclaimed taco catering company that specializes in traditional tacos with a gourmet twist. Their food truck caters to meat-eaters and vegetarians alike with beef, shrimp, chicken, and grilled vegetable options. The flour and corn tortillas are all freshly made and dished up with salsa and fresh toppings such as diced onions, lemon cilantro, and flavorful tomatoes.

Hobo Co. Pizza

You’ll find some of the best thin crust pizza in Orange County with Hobo Co.’s artisan pizza truck. The specialty pies are hand tossed and custom made. You can order favorite pizzas such as the meat lover’s, garden pizza, pizza margherita, Hobo Hawaiian pizza, or the creative McKenzie pizza that features chicken, bacon, pesto, pear, and mozzarella. You also have the option to pick your own toppings. You won’t believe that pizza this good and fresh came from a food truck.

Tri-Tip Man

Smokin’ sandwiches are served up daily at the Tri-Tip Man food truck. This food truck is on a mission to serve up the best smoked tri-tips, sandwiches, and other tasty cowboy specials. The tri-tips are marinated in a unique “Kickin’ Cowboy Rub,” a coffee-based blend of spices. The truck is famous on its route for their signature dishes including the Chuck Wagon platter that features tri-tips, coleslaw, beans, and fresh french fries. Another classic is simply referred to as Jane. Jane is a smoked tri-tip sandwich with the choice of Carolina mustard, signature BBQ sauce, or the spicy Fuego sauce.

Mad Dumplings

This popular food truck serves Asian-fusion dumpling creations. The aroma of this truck is enough to make your mouth water. Mad Dumplings offers five-piece dumpling orders and Asian-fusion waffle fries. The menu ranges from traditional dumpling to the creative, deep-fried macaroni and cheese dumpling called the Mac Attack. It’s topped with cayenne pepper and spicy cilantro mayo.

By: Chris Purcell

Attorney Chris Purcell is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara and the Santa Barbara College of Law. He exclusively represents the victims of personal injury and wrongful death. Chris was part of the team that won California’s largest-ever wrongful death judgment – a $150 million verdict for a family devastated by a tragic trucking accident. In 2011, he received the Top Gun Award given by the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association.