Delicious Wallet-Friendly Food Trucks in Los Angeles & Orange County

By Nacho MarianoAugust 17, 2016Food & Drink, Otro Rollo
falafel from falasophy
By Nacho Mariano | August 17, 2016

In need of a new tasty hangout? We’ve got you covered fellow foodie!


If you’re looking to satisfy your restless taste buds with international, elite yet not-complicated dishes, you’re in good hands.

Taking into consideration Yelpers’ reviews, the Al Borde staff current cravings and some wallet criteria ($ vs $$$), we compiled the best and favorite food trucks in Los Angeles and Orange County.

Take a look and decide where you’ll be heading first! 


1) The Burnt Truck – All Over OC  $

They offer unique flavored classics like sloppy joes, fried chicken, beef dips, cheese steaks, meatloaf, Vietnamese pork, chicken katsu, carnitas, and fried cheese.
Yelpers’ favorite: The fried chicken slider


2) The Middle Eats – Irvine   Under $10

Putting accent on fresh products! They specialize in middle eastern sandwiches, such as pita-falafel or pita-shawarma.
Yelpers’ favorite: The shawarma chicken bowl


3) The Lobos Truck – Los Angeles  Under $10

American comford food with a twist! With items like wachos (waffle fry & nacho) and caramel bacon brownies, The Lobos Truck know how to please their clientele.
Yelpers’ favorite: Buffalo or Green Dragon Wachos


4) Falasophy – Irvine    $

Gourmet vegetarian and mostly vegan falafel shop and hummus bar with extraordinary Moroccan flavors!
Yelpers’ favorite: Brussel sprouts and humus bowl are a must for sides, but about everything on their menu seems to be a favorite!


5) El Chato Taco Truck – Rosemead  $

Asada, chorizo, lengua, chicken al pastor, you name it! El Chato offers a wide variety of legendary meats for your taco needs. Sure the line is long, but the service is great and your wallet will be delighted!
Yelpers’ favorite: Al pastor quesadilla


6) Chubbee Monkee All over, check their schedule here!  $$

Think Asian American Fusion, chopstick Heaven! Their mission? To make the best, most addictive flavors known to man, with an Asian twist.
Yelpers’ favorite: Jungle fries and garlic shrimp


7) The Poke Hut – Irvine  $

Hawaiian-style poke, fresh fish and dynamic sauces are all part of this food truck mix. Great portions, awesome prices and friendly staff.
Yelpers’ favorite: Tuna and salmon poke with spicy mayo or 50/50 sauce


8) Ricky’s Fish Tacos – Los Angeles  Under $10

Baja-style shrimp & fish tacos and homemade salsas. Their large portions, light and crisp batter and aguas frescas are on point.
Yelpers’ favorite: Lobster tacos


9) Tortas Ahogadas Los Primos – Santa Ana  $

Genuine Jalisco tortas, tacos dorados and tejuino. They also serve tacos de asada, al pastor and even hot dogs! Only 15 min from Disneyland
Yelpers’ favorite: La Vikinga torta


10) Plant Food for People – Highland Park  Under $10

Their menu consists of jackfruit tortas, potato tacos, tofu scramble breakfast tacos, cauliflower ceviche, pozole, and vegan tamales during holidays.
Yelpers’ favorite: PFFP’s nachos