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Your Complete Guide to Edmonton Food Trucks


Edmonton Food Trucks

Edmonton Food Trucks: stopping at Molly’s Food Truck (Photo: Stefane Berube)

Edmonton’s culinary scene has taken to the streets, with over 20 Edmonton food trucks set to be out and about during the spring and summer months 2013. From strictly vegan fare at Sailin’ On to the locally-iconic PB&J burger from The Act, there’s plenty of variety to satisfy all taste buds. Each Edmonton food truck is parked in a designated spot and keeps its own hours, in addition to appearances at Farmers’ Markets and special events throughout the season. Here, our guide to which trucks serve what, where and when.

Sailin’ On
WHAT: All-vegan sandwiches and wraps
WHERE: 8120 & 101 St.
WHEN: Tue. – Sun. 7 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Local Omnivore
WHAT: Breakfast (featuring homemade smoky-sweet bacon), fresh cold sandwiches, and soups
WHERE: 108 St. & 100 Ave.
WHEN: Tue. – Fri. 8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
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La Poutine
WHAT: Over 16 types of poutine with homemade, gluten-free gravy
WHERE: 106 St. & Jasper Ave.
WHEN: Daily 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

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Big City Sandwich
WHAT: Gourmet hot, toasted sandwiches
WHERE: 84 St. & 118 Ave.
WHEN: Hours vary
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The Food Fighter
WHAT: Fresh sandwiches and subs; their eggplant parmesan sandwich is a standout favourite
WHERE: 107 St. & 100 Ave.
WHEN: Mon. – Fri. 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
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WHAT: Filipino fare including meat, sandwiches, and vegetarian entrees
WHERE: University of Alberta campus, “Quad” Outdoor Complex
WHEN: Daily (hours vary)

Bully Food Truck
WHAT: Upscale comfort food like butter chicken pops, pizza burgers, and their famous mac and cheese
WHERE: Varies daily—check website, below
WHEN: Hours vary

WHAT: Fusion-food craft sandwiches, seasoned handcut fries
WHERE: 107 St. & Jasper Ave.
WHEN: Mon. – Fri. 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

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Nomad Mobile
WHAT: Traditional “comfort food” creations, including locally sourced meats and handmade sausages
WHERE: Rice Howard Way
WHEN: Mon. – Fri. 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Battista’s Calzone Co.
WHAT: Meat, vegetarian, and dessert calzones
WHERE: 85 St. & 118 Ave.
WHEN: Hours vary
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Carnival Cravings
WHAT: Satisfy your sweet tooth with treats like mini-donuts, pretzels, cotton candy, and ice cream
WHERE: Varies daily
WHEN: Hours vary

Little Village
WHAT: Delicious Greek fare including salads and pita wraps
WHERE: Varies daily
WHEN: Hours vary

Molly’s Eats
WHAT: Versions of exotic street foods from Trinidad, Uruguay, and India
WHERE: 104 St. & 83 Ave.
WHEN: Hours vary
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Smokehouse BBQ
WHAT: Southern barbecue food includes ribs, meatloaf, and pulled pork
WHERE: Varies daily (check website, below)
WHEN: Hours vary

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The Act
WHAT: Succulent sandwiches, burgers, and fries. And jalapano garlic mayo dip. Just get the mayo dip.
WHERE: Churchill Square
WHEN: Mon. – Fri. 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Eva Sweet Waffles
WHAT: Authentic Liège Belgian waffles in a variety of flavours with dessert toppings
WHERE: City Centre Market (104 St. between Jasper Ave. & 104 Ave.)
WHEN: Sat. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Native Delights
WHAT: Aboriginal cuisine like bannock burgers, Indian tacos, chilli & cheddar bannock dogs
WHERE: Churchill Square; Whyte Ave.
WHEN: Mon. – Fri 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Churchill Square; Fri. 7 p.m. – 3 a.m., Sat. 11 a.m. – 3 a.m.
on Whyte Ave
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WHAT: Sandwiches made from fresh baked bread and artisan charcuterie
WHERE: Varies daily
WHEN: Hours vary
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For a complete list of Edmonton food trucks, operating hours, and locations, visit streetfoodapp.com or download the app Street Food App for on-the-go navigation to one of these foodie destinations.

Local bloggers Mack Male and Sharon Yeo started What the Truck in Edmonton last year—a series of events that each gathered together Edmonton food trucks in one place so hungry guests could “truck hop” and try a variety of dishes in one vibrant, community-oriented setting. What the Truck had a very successful first season and will resume in 2013. Check the What the Truck website for event times.

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