9 popular food trucks to check out on the Gulf Coast

Food Truck, Front Yard Tacos
Taco Tuesday in Midtown Mobile (Front Yard Tacos/Facebook)

Traveling to the Gulf Coast for spring break or new to the area? Be sure to check out these nine food trucks located throughout Mobile and Baldwin counties. Featuring a wide variety of cuisines, everyone is sure to be satisfied after supporting these local on-the-go businesses. Read on to find menu highlights and where they are popping up next.

1. Top’s Food Truck LLC

Food Truck, Tops, Mobile
Sweet Heat Lemon Pepper wings. (Top’s Food and Catering / Facebook)

Hungry, but cannot figure out what you are hungry for? Stop by this business on wheels parked in the heart of Mobile and grab a little bit of everything, including popular menu item, Big Top fries — classic fries topped with shrimp, ground beef, bacon, cheese, chili and peppers.

2. Frank N Lola’s

Franks Food Truck
Tropical Yeti smash burger (Frank N Lola’s/Facebook)

Want to experience a Chicago-style hot dog, but never leave the south? This food truck is the next best thing. With a large variety of Chicago-inspired dogs, gourmet smash burgers and more, Frank N Lola’s satisfies every burger and dog foodie.

  • Popular menu items: Windy City Chicago dog, Bigfoot garlic smash burger, bacon & brie smash burger
  • Location + hours vary, check Facebook for weekly/monthly schedule

3. Front Yard Tacos

Front Yard
Grab breakfast, lunch or dinner at this truck. (Front Yard Tacos/Facebook)

Front Yard Tacos sets up shop outside of popular coffee shop, Nova Espresso, in Midtown Mobile. This is the perfect opportunity to grab a coffee and walk next door to enjoy some delicious breakfast tacos.

4. Aloha Made BBQ

A taste of Hawaii in Daphne! (Aloha Made BBQ/Facebook)

Aloha! This new food truck is sure to bring nothing but positive emotions when indulging in this authentic cuisine. Aloha Made BBQ offers mixed plate lunches and dishes that will have you feeling like you’re in Hawaii.

5. Tast-D-Licious BBQ of Alabama

Tasty Bbq
Two Meat plate for the win. (Whitney Talley Terrell/Facebook)

If you’re from the south, then you know how controversial BBQ can be. This food truck serves the Gulf Coast by bringing the heat when it comes to preparing some of the best BBQ around Baldwin county.

  • Popular menu items: Pulled pork sandwich, ribs, brisket
  • Location + hours vary, check Facebook for weekly/monthly schedule

6. Jojo’s Wings

Buffalo Ranch wings (Jojo’s Wings/Facebook)

Don’t let the name of this food truck fool you. Although the wings are always a must-try, Jojo’s also offers a variety of other dishes that are sure to please your taste buds. No matter what you order, be sure to try the Lazy fries — fries topped with cheese, steak, grilled chicken, Conecuh sausage, bell peppers and onions, sweet heat BBQ sauce, ranch and bacon bites.

  • Popular menu items: Always wings, Lazy fries, chicken and steak tacos
  • Location + hours vary, check Facebook for weekly/monthly schedule!

7. Arepastruck

Las Arepas de Pabello (Arepastruck/Facebook)

This authentic Venezuelan food truck has perfected the art of creating specialty empanadas. This business is typically spotted around Daphne, so be on the lookout!

  • Popular menu items: Beef empanadas, Arepa de Pabello, Peluda
  • Location + hours vary, check Facebook for weekly/monthly schedule!

8. Mo’Bay Beignet

Perfect for all who have a sweet tooth. (Mo’Bay Beignet Co./Facebook)

Mo’Bay Beignet is a quick, growing company that gives people fluffy bites of heaven. This popular beignet truck is the perfect way to start or end your day. Don’t forget to order a specialty syrup on the side to create an even more delicious experience.

  • Popular menu items: 8-pc mini beignets, cinnamon syrup, pecan praline coffee
  • Location + hours vary, check Facebook for weekly/monthly schedule!

9. SugarLove

Brisket Nachos (Courtney Alicee/Facebook)

Want to experience food from a truck that was recently named Best of Baldwin 2023‘s “Best Food Truck?” Of course, you do! Make plans to stop by SugarLove’s next pop-up.

  • Popular Menu Items: Stuffed french toast, brisket nachos, Monte Cristo
  • Location + hours vary, check Facebook for weekly/monthly schedule!

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Ensley Lawrence
Ensley Lawrence
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