16 Unique Things You Can Order From Local Food Trucks in Sacramento
July 14, 2017

16 Unique Things You Can Order From Local Food Trucks in Sacramento

Sacramento has quite the line-up of food trucks, each serving an array of food options — from gyros to popsicles, and everything in between. Let’s take a tour of some of the more unique options you can order at these mini restaurants on wheels! Whether you’re craving mac and cheese balls wrapped in bacon or kombucha on tap, there is something to satisfy your strange food cravings.

NOTE: This post was updated in May 2018 to reflect recent changes. Plus, four food trucks were added to the list!


Thanksgiving Turkey Pie | An Honest Pie

How to Track Down the Truck: Check Facebook

An Honest Pie Food Truck Sacramento, CA

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A pie is typically filled with sweet ingredients, like apple, pumpkin, blueberry and the like, so we have our eye on the unique savory pies at An Honest Pie. In addition to the usual pie suspects, you can find their Thanksgiving Turkey Pie, which will bring you right back to the tastes of fall all year long. The best part about their business model? They only serve personal pies, which means you don’t have to worry about sharing this gooey goodness with anyone else.


Bacon-Wrapped Mac ‘n Cheese Balls | Bacon Mania

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Bacon Mania Food Truck Sacramento, CA

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You can get a number of unique items at the Bacon Mania food truck, including their bacon-wrapped mac ‘n cheese balls — their famous mac ‘n cheese balls wrapped in applewood bacon and deep fried. You can’t get much more indulgent than that! If you’re extra hungry, order the Mac Dog, a gourmet all-beef frankfurter wrapped in applewood smoked bacon, deep fried, then topped with their truck-made mac and bacon plus some chipayo sauce.


Fire-Grilled Artichoke | Cichy Co.

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Cichy Co. Food Truck Sacramento, CA

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This classic delicacy made it on the list because you just don’t expect to see artichokes mingling with the food truck scene. This fire-grilled artichoke is served with your choice of aioli for dipping. This is the perfect shareable addition to your meal, which may include a pulled pork sandwich, the Cichy Burger, and many other tasty options.


Korean BBQ Beef Fries | Turnt Up Food Truck

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Turnt Up Food Truck Sacramento

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Turnt Up serves a great selection of fusion tacos, tortas, loaded fries and more from their truck making appearances all over the city. While you really can’t go wrong with anything on their menu, the loaded fries are especially notable. The Korean BBQ Beef Fries are straight-cut fries loaded with Korean BBQ beef, sriracha, monterey jack cheese, finely shredded green and red cabbage, creamy sesame ginger sauce, green onions, cilantro, and sesame seeds.


Caramel + Cheddar Kettle Corn | Costa’s Finest Kettle Corn

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Costa's Finest Kettle Corn Food Truck Sacramento, CA

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While you can expect a kettle corn truck or stand to make an appearance at food truck events, fairs and festivals, Costa’s Finest Kettle Corn delivers beyond your expectations. In addition to some mild and traditional flavors, like caramel, apple and cheddar, Costa’s serves unique flavors like blueberry, caramel bacon, cinnamon, chili lime, jalapeno cheddar, spicy dark chocolate, and the most interesting — the Chicago Mix, which is a caramel and cheddar blend.


Brussels Sprouts Skewer | Slightly Skewed

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Slightly Skewed Food Truck Sacramento, CA

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Slightly Skewed is a popular Sacramento truck serving a daily selection of grilled Asian-style skewers and street foods. Their creations are influenced by the authentic ingredients and flavors of Central and Southeast Asia. One dish that caught our eye is their unique Brussels sprouts skewer, merging a popular and trendy dish with the Asian-style flavors Slightly Skewed is known for.


Squeeze Burger | Squeeze Burger Truck (Formerly Squeeze Inn)

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Squeeze Inn Food Truck Sacramento, CA

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It’s likely you’ve heard of the infamous Squeeze Burger (formerly Squeeze Inn), a burger joint with several locations in the region. The famous Squeeze Burger has made an appearance on the Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives! The juicy burger is known for its “skirt” of cheese hanging off the circumference of the burger. Order it at the Squeeze Burger truck, or at any of their brick-and-mortar locations in the area!


Sactown Street Fries | Cecil’s Taste

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Cecil of Cecil’s Taste has a fascinating story about his journey in the food industry, as he discovered a love for food while working in a quirky Midtown restaurant. He now serves “New American Soul” food from his food truck, focusing on shareable plates, vegetable options, and classic American food embracing seasonality. The Sactown Street Fries are loaded with truck-smoked pork belly, a three-cheese blend, Gallo’s wasted sauce, and crushed holy kale.


Candy Attack OMG | The Sweet Spot Baking Co.

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The Sweet Spot Baking Co. Food Truck Sacramento, CA

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This adorable gourmet mobile food company specializes in freshly baked goods, including cupcakes, cookies, caramel corn, ice cream sandwiches, and their signature item called “OMG”. Their Candy Attack OMG is a warm chocolate chip cookie pie with M&M’s, Snicker’s and Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, topped with chocolate ice cream, drizzled with chocolate and caramel sauce, and dusted with more candy bits on top. This sweet treat truly is a candy attack!


Loco Moco | Wandering Boba

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Wandering Boba Food Truck Sacramento, CA

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The Wandering Boba serves Filipino and Asian cuisine, including Filipino dishes, milk teas and fruit-infused teas. Pair your delicious boba tea with one of their authentic dishes, like the Loco Moco — seasoned beef patties over steamed rice covered with their signature chicken-bacon gravy, topped with an over easy egg.


Lobster Grilled Cheese & Tots | Cousins Maine Lobster

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Cousins Maine Lobster Food Truck Sacramento, CA

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Cousins Maine Lobster is a popular food truck bringing authentic lobster from Maine to cities all over the country, including Sacramento. Their delicious lobster grilled cheese & tots features Maine lobster, pepper jack and cheddar cheese, served on buttered Texas-style toast with a side of tots.


Papaya Salad | Green Papaya

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Green Papaya started as a food truck and has since expanded to a fast-casual restaurant location in Stockton. This popular food truck serves Lao and Thai food, such as Kao Piek, Kao Poon, Nam Khao, Spicy Lao Sausages, Sticky Rice, Papaya Salad, Pad Thai, Drunken Noodles and much more. Their Papaya Salad is a fresh and delicious option, whether you choose to have it vegan, Thai or Lao style. It features shredded green papaya, chilies, tomatoes, lime juice, and fish sauce.


“Prius” Grilled Cheese | Drewski’s Hot Rod Kitchen

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Drewski's Hot Kitchen Food Truck Sacramento, CA

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Drewski’s Hot Rod Kitchen serves a number of unique options, including their “Prius” Grilled Cheese, which consists of sliced and grilled granny smith apples, wild flower honey, smokehouse almonds, and double creme brie cheese — all grilled on 9-grain sliced wheat bread. This is not your typical grilled cheese sandwich!


Mango Manchego Salad | Flavor Face

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Flavor Face Sacramento, CA

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As you can imagine, the Flavor Face Food Truck is focused on producing robust and shocking flavor. That certainly includes their delightful and refreshing mango manchego salad, featuring romaine hearts, arugula, diced mango, red onion, dried cranberries, toasted almond, shaved manchego, alfalfa sprout, and a pomegranate vinaigrette. As you can expect from a place called Flavor Face, this salad is bursting with exciting flavors.


Kombucha on Tap | Kombucha Kulture

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Kombucha Kulture Food Truck Sacramento, CA

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Kombucha has become an especially hot item on the culinary scene as of late, and Kombucha Kulture is capitalizing on this with their mobile draft bars serving fresh, organic Kombucha on tap. This is the perfect addition to any event, festival, fair or gathering, as guests can simply choose from an array of unique flavors sourced from California-based Kombucha brewers.


Lechon Kawali Plate | Ma Sarap

How to Track Down the Truck: 1100 Richards Boulevard

Phylisis Antonio is the face behind Ma Sarap, a food truck serving sizzling, authentic Filipino food and delicacies at a somewhat permanent location in North Sacramento. While Phylisis worked at Kaiser Permanente, her colleagues and friends regularly asked her to cater their private events. Upon retirement, she decided to share her love for cooking — and incredible food — with the rest of the community. All of the dishes at Ma Sarap, including the Lechon Kawali Plate, are bursting with flavor and comprised of the best ingredients.


What unique items have you seen on local food truck menus?

We’d love to know what crazy concoctions we’re missing out on!

Category Neighborhood Guides, Sacramento

Cathy Harrington

Cathy Harrington is Lyon Real Estate’s director of marketing, overseeing the content on the Lyon Local blog, website and social media channels.