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24 New Austin Food Trucks to Try Right Now in 2023

Lots of taco trucks, a speakeasy bar, and FIlipino-Mexican-American fusion

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Six little meat-filled tacos in a basket on a red table.
Bistec mini-tacos from Calaveras Tacos y Mas.
Calaveras Tacos y Mas
Nadia Chaudhury is the editor of Eater Austin covering food and pop culture, as well as a photographer, writer, and frequent panel moderator and podcast guest.

As food trucks in Austin open seemingly every week, Eater is here to keep track of the best new ones everyone should know about. With that, here are four brand new food trucks that have opened in Austin so far in 2023, listed in reverse chronological order.

June 2023

NORTH AUSTIN — San Antonio company Durden Food Group and Austin Italian restaurant owner Tony DeStefano (of the forthcoming Sapori Italian Roots) opened the Filipino food truck Pogi in late June at Celis Brewery. The menu features lumpia and American- and Mexican-fusion dishes, take sisig tacos, a smash burger, and elotes. (10001 Metric Boulevard)

NORTHEAST AUSTIN — Austin barbecue restaurant Interstellar BBQ opened a new taco truck in mid-June. Yellow Bell Tacos doesn’t have permanent hours just yet, but it’s been popping up at its future home at Austin Beerworks’s new second location. Owner John Bates is creating South Texas-style tacos. (10300 Springdale Road)

CONROY PARK — New Mexican truck Calaveras Tacos y Mas opened in mid-June at the Way South Food Truck Park, serving up Matamoros-style tacos, tortas, quesadillas, and more. (11300 Old San Antonio Road)

NORTH CAMPUS — Within campus bar Tweedy’s is a new second location of po’ boy sandwich truck Dream Po Boy’s as of early June. The menu includes po’ boys, fries, burgers, tacos, and more. (2908 Fruth Street)


May 2023

FAR SOUTH AUSTINKerlaches, the barbecue kolache-dedicated truck from the owners of the now-former Kerlin BBQ, expanded with a second location in late May. It’s found within the Thicket Austin food truck park with kolaches stuffed with smoked meats, vegetables, and cheeses. (7800 South First Street)

DRIPPING SPRINGS — Austin bakery Teal House Coffee brought back its food truck in the Hill Country city in late May at Fair Lane Cocktails and Coffee, with those cinnamon rolls. (29035 Ranch Road 12)

CHERRYWOOD — A speakeasy cocktail bar popped up at Progress Coffee in mid-May. Visitant Social Club features four different cocktails each evening and can be accessed by ringing the doorbell outside of the trailer, but keep in mind that the space is tiny. (3421 North I-35)

FAR SOUTH AUSTIN — A new Mexican food truck, Corazón Azul, opened in mid-May at Thirsty Planet brewery by someone who worked part-time up at another Mexican truck Con Todo, with quesadillas, huraches, tlacoyes, and more. (8201 South Congress Avenue)

RIVERSIDE — Brushy Creek Mexican food truck Tacos La Catrina expanded with a second location in South Austin in early May. It serves up all sorts of tacos and quesadillas with birria, fajitas, chicken, steak, and more. (1620 East Riverside Drive)

NORTH CAMPUSFormer vegan restaurant Counter Culture has returned in the form of a food truck parked also at Tweedy’s in early May. It’s open for dinner with vegan burritos, bowls, and more. (2908 Fruth Street)

EAST OAK HILL — A new food truck with Nepalese and Indian food, Darsan Namaste, opened in early May with curries, momos, samosas, and more. (6511 Brush Country Road)

SOUTHEAST AUSTIN — New coffee truck Cenizo opened in early May with coffee, espresso drinks, iced horchata lattes, cafe de ollas, pastries, and more. (7701 Colton-Bluff Springs Road)

April 2023

CEDAR PARK — Farmers market stand Rogues Over the Top Pierogi opened a food truck in late April, with those pierogi loaded or plain as well as tacos with pierogi, at the beer shop Brewtique. (401 Cypress Creek Road, Suite 100)

EAST RIVERSIDE — A new truck slinging Detroit-style pizza opened at the Buzz Mill in mid-April. Bat City Pies offers thick pies topped with cheese, meats, vegetables, and more, plus salads, meatballs, and stuffed peppers. (1505 Town Creek Drive)

FAR SOUTH AUSTIN — Austin doughnut truck Gourdough’s opened a second location in mid-April. (10700 Menchaca Road, Suite B)

FAR SOUTH AUSTIN — The Austin location of national food truck chain the Corn Dog Company expanded with a second truck. It’s found at the South Austin Beer Garden as of early April, as reported by Community Impact. (10700 Menchaca Road)


March 2023

EAST AUSTIN — Food trucks Golden Tiger (fried chicken sandwiches) and Golden Castle (sliders) opened a new truck in early March at the Liberty. Golden Grill serves up all sorts of fries, burgers, hot dogs, and deep-fried chicken wings. (1618 East Sixth Street)

CEDAR PARK — Leander Eastern European market Ziggy’s Kielbasa House opened a food truck in early March, as reported by Community Impact. It sells sandwiches, pierogi, and more. (2301 Brushy Creek Road)

EAST AUSTIN — A new poke truck popped up in early March and has since moved to a new location. Wow Poke first opened within the eastern part of the Holly neighborhood, and then relocated into new East Austin bar Lovebirds in early May. (2337 East Cesar Chavez Street)


February 2023

FAR NORTH AUSTIN — Greek-Mexican fusion truck Ziki is continuing its rapid expansion with a truck in the Hamilton food truck park, as reported by Community Impact, in February. It serves burritos, bowls, and other items. (5002 Hamilton Road)


January 2023

RIVERSIDE — Since Plow Burger closed, there’s a new burger spot at Buzz Mill on Riverside. Buzz Burger serves meat and vegan burgers, fries, and other sandwiches. (1505 Town Creek Drive)

MCKINNEY — A new food truck slinging sandwiches has landed at southeast Austin’s Meanwhile Brewing in January. Songbird’s menu includes four fried chicken sandwiches, a patty melt, and a vegetable sandwich. (3901 Promontory Point Drive)

GEORGETOWNZiki opened a Georgetown truck in early January. (1003 West University Avenue)

EAST CONGRESS — A new truck, Nourished ATX, with diet-inclusive dishes opened in January. (514 East St. Elmo Road)

Ziki

, Austin, TX 78704

Cenizo

7701 Colton-Bluff Springs Road, Austin, Texas 78744 Visit Website

Golden Grill

1618 East 6th Street, , TX 78702 Visit Website

The Corn Dog Company [Austin]

7800 South First Street, Austin, Texas 78745 Visit Website

Visitant Social Club

3421 North Interstate Highway 35, , TX 78722 Visit Website

Counter Culture

2337 East Cesar Chavez Street, , TX 78702 (512) 524-1540 Visit Website

Songbird

3901 Promontory Point Drive, Austin, Texas 78744 Visit Website

Yellow Bell Tacos

10300 Springdale Road, Austin, Texas 78754 Visit Website

Teal House Coffee & Bakery

2304 South Congress Avenue, , TX 78704 (737) 587-1165 Visit Website

Kerlaches

2505 Webberville Road, , TX 78702 (512) 521-1604 Visit Website