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Amazing food trucks you need to try in Calgary right now

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Christy Wang Jun 20, 2018 4:08 pm 1,012

Mother Nature has blessed Calgary with a forecasted hot and dry summer, which can only mean one thing — it is time to hit a food truck, sit on the lawn, and enjoy some sunny weather.

There are many food trucks driving and parking around town daily, and they also pop up at special summer events too. We have prepared a list of our favourites for you to try out.

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Here are 18 food trucks you need to try in Calgary.

Arepa Boss

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Arena Boss is Calgary’s first Venezuelan food truck serving traditional arepa sandwiches. A classic Venezuelan arepa is a delicious gluten-free corn dough pocket stuffed with a selection of BBQ sausage, chicken, beans, and cheese.

Address: Check the Street Food App to see where the truck is today
Phone: 403-836-4888

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Il Forno Vagabondo

Il Forno Vagabondo roughly translates to ‘the wandering oven,’ which is exactly what this food truck is. It serves delicious wood-fired pizza in and around Okotoks and all over Southern Alberta.

Address: Check the Street Food App to see where the truck is today
Phone: 403-813-0541

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Crack’d

This food truck serves chef-inspired egg dishes, with a ton of other items for everyone to enjoy. Look forward to some chorizo-wrapped scotch egg, fried egg tacos, and wagyu steak.

Address: Check the Street Food App to see where the truck is today
Phone: 403-874-4584

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Waffles & Chix

They are Calgary’s first vendor that specializes in southern fried chicken and Belgian waffles. You can also visit their indoor location at Crossroads Market’s food court.

Address: Check the Street Food App to see where the truck is today
Phone: 403-612-6610

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Bandit Burger

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Bandit Burger offers hand-ground burgers and hand-cut fries made with quality ingredients by some local ‘bandits.’ They also have vegetarian options available.

Address: Check the Street Food App to see where the truck is today
Phone: 587-890-3307

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Red Wagon Diner

Red Wagon Diner specializes in authentic Montreal smoked meat sandwiches, wraps, and smoked meat hash. They also have a breakfast menu available.

Address: Check the Street Food App to see where the truck is today
Phone: 403-991-9696

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Awko Taco

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Awko Taco serves fresh handmade corn tortilla tacos. It specializes in seafood, beef, chicken, and pork. The tacos also have some Hawaiian, Mexican, and Caribbean flares to them.

Address: Check the Street Food App to see where the truck is today

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Bento Burrito

Bento Burrito offers hand-held burritos stuffed with savoury Asian infused ingredients. The food comes fast, fresh, and filling.

Address: Check the Street Food App to see where the truck is today
Phone: 403-991-9696

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Don Panino

Don Panino serves fresh new takes on some classic Italian-American style sandwiches, chicken parmesan, Chicago style Italian beef, Philly cheesesteaks, and more.

Address: Check the Street Food App to see where the truck is today
Phone: 403-613-3407

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Capone’s Strada Cucina

This food truck specializes in authentic Italian porchetta, a slow-cooked pork roast stuffed with fresh herbs and spices. It also serves homemade meatball subs and porchetta poutine fries.

Address: Check the Street Food App to see where the truck is today
Phone: 587-433-7675

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The Dumpling Hero

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The Dumpling Hero serves a variety of freshly handmade traditional and fusion dumplings. It is also a guarantee that the food contains no preservatives, no MSG, or artificial flavours.

Address: Check the Street Food App to see where the truck is today
Phone: 403-973-3628

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QueChivo Salvadoran Street Food

QueChivo is Calgary’s first authentic Salvadoran street food truck. It offers traditional Salvadoran food like tamales, plantain empanadas, and pupusas. There are also vegetarian options available.

Address: Check the Street Food App to see where the truck is today
Phone: 403-973-3628

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RoadTisserie

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RoadTisserie brings the rotisserie to the street. It takes the classic rotisserie out of the supermarkets and refreshes it with a modern street food approach. Their specialty, of course, is their marinated rotisserie chicken.

Address: Check the Street Food App to see where the truck is today
Phone: 403-803-3575

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Aglio e Olio

Aglio e Olio, meaning ‘garlic and oil’ in Italian, are the basic ingredients that make their dishes authentic and delicious. As Calgary’s original pasta truck, they serve organic and homemade products, from gnocchi Bolognese to sausage on a bun.

Address: Check the Street Food App to see where the truck is today

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Jane Bond BBQ

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Jane Bond offers traditional BBQ, sandwiches, salads, and more. They have also just opened a licensed sit-down location in Calgary.

Address: Check the Street Food App to see where the truck is today
Phone: 403-618-4434

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Rolls Rice

Rolls Rice offers fresh and authentic Vietnamese cuisine, including pork and veggie spring rolls, mango salad rolls, papaya salad, vermicelli, and rice bowls.

Address: Check the Street Food App to see where the truck is today

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The Family Fry Guy

The Family Fry Guy specializes in French fries and poutine. While you’re there, you should also try their English-style pub chips with salt and vinegar, or try them with their appetizing poutine toppings.

Address: Check the Street Food App to see where the truck is today
Phone: 403-880-4016

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Take It And Go

Take It And Go is Calgary’s first East African food truck serving up the most authentic street food from the motherland. They also offer international fusion food like samosas, fried cassava, beef mishkaki, and more.

Address: Check the Street Food App to see where the truck is today
Phone: 403-880-4016

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