Houston Food Trucks and Landmarks

Houston Texas, also known as The Magnolia city, has been steadily growing since 1870 and although the city is home to well over 2.3 million (2017) residents, the residents of Houston maintain a world-famous Texas hospitality.

Houston, Texas is known for its abundance of amazing cuisines ranging from soul food, Mexican, Tex-Mex, seafood, barbecue, Halal, and more.

With the growth of the city and the rise of food trucks, Houston is host to an endless amount of unique and delicious dishes to try.

For those looking to find the best food trucks that provide event catering or just want to try something new for lunch here is a breakdown of 15 incredible Houston food trucks.

OffBeat Eatz

What’s To Eat?: Simple food made great. Gourmet burgers, flatbreads, sides, and desserts.

Location: Contact (832)-914-8890

Founded by owners Gerald Warner and Victor Chataboon, Offbeat Eatz is dedicated to providing the greater Houston area with a gourmet take on comfort food classics and offers catering services upon request.

The Pho-Jita Fusion Food Truck

What’s To Eat?: Thai and Mexican fusion cuisine.

Location: Call (832) 880-8519

The Pho-Jita Fusion food truck offers an array of Thai and Mexican inspired favorites such as Mexican sandwiches with Thai Chicken, Tortillas with basil chicken and spicy mayo, Thai chicken noodle soup, stir-fries, and desserts.

The Pho-Jita Food truck can be located on its Instagram page. Catering services are available upon request.

Twisted Grilled Cheese

What’s To Eat?: High-quality specialty grilled cheese sandwiches, hand-spun milkshakes, desserts, tomato soup, and fries.

Location: Call (713) 498-3520

Grilled cheese is close to the hearts of many. Grilled cheese connoisseurs of Houston can depend on The Twisted Grilled Cheese food truck for delicacies like Halal Philly cheesesteak and pepperoni pizza grilled cheese.

The Twisted Grilled Cheese offers catering services are available upon request.

Gyro King

What’s To Eat?: Gyro King is the one-stop-shop for an array of Mediterranean dishes 100% Zabhia halal dishes, and fresh-pressed juices.

Brick & Mortar Locations: 2424 Old Spanish Trail Houston, TX 77054; 9203 Hwy 6 S Suite 110, Houston, TX 77083; 12020 Farm to Market 1960 Houston, TX 77065

Hours for Locations: Mon-Thur 11am-12am​​, Fri-Sat 11am-2am, Sun 11am-12am

One of the highest-rated and praised food truck services and restaurants in the greater Houston area is the Gyro King. The Gyro King specializes in providing authentic 100% Zabhia halal dishes centered around healthy and quality ingredients.

Each dish comes with a plethora of vegetables and toppings and each location provides fresh-pressed vegetable and fruit juices upon request making Gyro King the one shop stop for healthy authentic Mediterranean cuisine.

California Baja Fusion

What’s To Eat?: Tortilla soup, Pozole soup, Sopecitos, Tacos, fresh-pressed juices, and more.

Location: 24527 Gosling Rd Spring, TX 77389, Mon–Fri 7am–3pm, Sat–Sun 8am-4pm.

For those looking for a fresh bite to eat look no further than Houston’s California Baja Fusion. This Houston food truck serves up authentic Mexican cuisine to-go with fresh ingredients for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Abu Omar Halal

What’s To Eat?: 100% Zabhia halal dishes, Kibbeh plates, French Fry Sandwiches.

Brick & Mortar Locations:

  • Medical Center, 7500 Almeda Rd. Houston, TX 77054, 11:00AM – 3:00AM
  • Katy, 1950 Fry Rd. Katy, TX 77449, 9:00AM – 3:00AM
  • Downtown, 400 Main Street Houston, TX 77002, 11:00AM – 3:00AM
  • Galleria Area, 7727 Westheimer Rd. Houston, TX 77063, 9:00AM – 5:00AM
  • Galleria Area, 7919 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77063, 6:00PM – 4:00AM

In 2011, Abu Omar opened the first Halal Houston food truck known as “Abu Omar Taco” the Arabic version of the signage at the time read “Abu Omar Halal” and the name stuck. The food truck started out as a single truck serving Halal style tacos and soon grew in popularity and expanded to multiple locations.


What’s To Eat?: Cali-Mex Cuisine

Location: Call (832) 458-1133

Herson Samayoa is the proud Owner/Executive Chef of MADE-N-L.A. Food Truck. Herson drew inspiration for his food truck from his time spent working in Venice Beach, Santa Monica, Downtown Los Angeles & Hollywood.

Herson brings over 15 years of experience in Mexican cuisine and draws inspiration for his dishes from his travels to Oaxaca, Chiapas, Northern Mexico, Veracruz, and Mexico City.

French Quarter Food Truck

What’s To Eat?: Louisiana Cajun Cuisine

Location: Houston, TX 77056 Galleria/Uptown, Call (213) 328-6652

French Quarter food truck was established to bring a bit of Louisiana flavor to Houston.

French Quarter food truck features classics like Crawfish étouffée, chicken & sausage gumbo, crawfish étouffée stuffed pistolet, and fried catfish.

Midwest Coney Connection

What’s To Eat?: Specialty hot dogs, Philly Cheesesteak egg rolls, wings, fries, and nachos.

Location: 2829 Chimney Rock Rd, Houston, TX 77056, Tue-Thu 12pm-10pm, Fri-Sat 12pm-until