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Favorite food truck (or street vendor)

070712artsfest08Yumbii was your pick for best food truck in and around Atlanta. Photo: Ana Laura Araya/Special

1. Yumbii
You say, “Yumbii is tops. Amazing tacos, ‘have you tried that sriacha dip?’, and vegetarian options. One guy that takes orders remembers my name, how nice.”

2. The Blaxican
3. The Fry Guy
4. Metro City Dogs (tie)
4. W.O.W. (tie)
6. Chay J’s New Orleans Candies

photoThe smoked pork arepa from the W.O.W. food truck. Photo: Jenny Turknett

1. W.O.W.
The AJC dining team’s specialist in Southern and Neighborhood Fare Jenny Turknett says, “If there’s one street eat in this town you shouldn’t miss, it’s the smoked pork arepas from the W.O.W. truck. Moist and smoky pulled pork topped with a bright cilantro-cream sauce overflows from a buttery griddled corn cake. Messy, yes, but delightfully so.”

2. Yumbii
3. Atlanta Pudding Company
4. King of Pops
5. Chay J’s New Orleans Candies

59 comments Add your comment


July 9th, 2012
11:41 am

“The Blaxican” is definitely my favorite. I am usually more of a meat eater but the collard green quesadilla with cojita cheese is absolutely amazing! 2nd is the WOW food truck, for their smoked pork arepas. This is really making me hungry, mmmmm!

Lime Fries

July 9th, 2012
1:12 pm

I love Tex’s Taco’s for the lime fries and their chicken quesadilla. I know everyone gets their tacos, but the quesadillas are tasty too.

Second I’d say Nana G’s because I love a good waffle and if you add some boneless chicken even better.

Third place goes to Tastee Truck. I’ve only had their three cheese grilled cheese sandwich with bacon once, but I stil this about it. Can’t wait for the fall so I can pair it with a cup of hot tomato soup. mmmm-mmmm

Yeah I know I was only supposed to pick one but I couldn’t


July 9th, 2012
6:22 pm

Definitely the smoked Pork Arepas from WOW!!! I travel from Suwanee to indulge in them and finish off my visit with the Banana Pudding Pop from King of Pops! Oh yeah, and then I have to take home a bag of Creole Pretzels from ChayJ’s! Believe it or not, I was able to make it all the way back to Suwanee without breaking into the pretzels this last trip!!! Love the food trucks and trying something new each time…people are great…great concept…just need more shade!


July 9th, 2012
10:15 pm

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Mary B

July 10th, 2012
9:07 am

King of Pops


July 10th, 2012
9:24 am


July 10th, 2012
10:58 am

Crawdaddy’s Cajun and Creole. Rome, GA. This great trailer makes the rounds of five locations in Rome weekly. Chicken and andouille jambalaya is great. Po-boys are fantastic. Bread pudding with praline sauce makes the meal complete.

FM Fats

July 10th, 2012
11:04 am

FM Fats

July 10th, 2012
11:05 am

I bet the Wow! truck was Aubrey Price’s favorite.

Stinky Pete

July 10th, 2012
11:12 am

I really like the Happy Belly Truck (cook their food on a Big Green Egg) It is all natural and delicious!


July 10th, 2012
11:18 am

Roger’s hotdog cart downtown on Peachtree, at the corner of John Portman (what used to be Harris St.) is the best, and definitely has the best bratwurst in the Southeast. And Roger’s a great guy.


July 10th, 2012
11:31 am

Me and my son like King Of Pops while my hubby likes Just Loafin


July 10th, 2012
11:36 am


July 10th, 2012
11:40 am

Happy Belly!!!!!!!!!!!


July 10th, 2012
11:44 am

“The Blaxican”


July 10th, 2012
11:47 am

Definitely Yumbii.


July 10th, 2012
11:47 am

Sam Reaves

July 10th, 2012
11:49 am

The Mobile Marlay!


July 10th, 2012
11:50 am

Ibiza Bites! Always delicious! Jamie and Raf are super nice!
The different types of lemonade are flavorful and refreshing. Coconut chicken, lobster mac and cheese, and the bread pudding are some of my favorites.


July 10th, 2012
11:58 am

Yumbii. Easily the best.


July 10th, 2012
12:00 pm

Mobile Marlay


July 10th, 2012
12:10 pm

MetroCity Dogs are great. they take me straight back to New York!


July 10th, 2012
12:13 pm

Tex’s Tacos and Yumbi, by far. Shoutouts to Mac Helms and Carson Young for jobs well done!

Stanley in Marietta

July 10th, 2012
12:16 pm

BLAXICAN !!!!! No contest.


July 10th, 2012
12:17 pm

Metro City Dogs has by far the best dogs and the best deal in town!
2 dogs anyway you want them for just $5! What’s better than that?


July 10th, 2012
12:29 pm

Cajun John’s! You HAVE to try the gumbo and boudin balls!


July 10th, 2012
12:31 pm

Meat Dragon

July 10th, 2012
12:42 pm

Am I to understand, these food trucks are trucks made of food?


July 10th, 2012
12:51 pm


July 10th, 2012
1:09 pm

The Fry Guy!


July 10th, 2012
1:36 pm

Yumbii is tops. Amazing tacos, “have you tried that sriacha dip?”, and vegetarian options. One guy that takes orders remembers my name, how nice.

Fry Guy is very tasty, especially honey sriracha mayo. Honeysuckle Gelato let’s you get two scoops, like one fruit (watermelon! pineapple!) and one sweet (smore!). They’re all sweet people, too.


July 10th, 2012
2:10 pm

big fan of tastee truck. grilled cheese with chorizo sausage and pulled pork is tough to beat.

and nothing compliments a grilled cheese sandwich like some fries from the The Fry Guy.


July 10th, 2012
3:38 pm

Fry Guy . . . once had a special with their fries covered in chicken mushroom gravy. . .


July 10th, 2012
4:06 pm

Hands down the FryGuy – the fries are perfect every time! Especially the parmesean truffle fries – to die for.


July 10th, 2012
11:12 pm

Metro city dogs is fantastic, but to get the best BBQ you have to go to kennesaw’s Dinner at the Depot and eat from Alisha’s Kitchen Bbq trailer on Monday nights!


July 10th, 2012
11:12 pm

Metro City Dogs


July 11th, 2012
9:10 am

Mighty Meatballs!! Amazing and unique twist on meatball sandwiches!


July 11th, 2012
9:33 am

The WOW! truck is one of my favorites.

tracy grace

July 11th, 2012
4:26 pm



July 11th, 2012
6:08 pm

Mac the Cheese! My new favorite… Collard green grilled cheese is off the chain. And their Mac n cheese is awesome

Lakeisha Jones

July 11th, 2012
6:37 pm

CHAY J’S get my vote!!!!

steven c

July 11th, 2012
6:41 pm

Chayj’s the pies are great


July 11th, 2012
7:01 pm

I VOTE CHAY J’S!!!! From the Pretzels to the J Juice!!!! I’m hooked.


July 11th, 2012
7:12 pm

ChayJ’s is the best


July 11th, 2012
7:30 pm

Mighty Meatballs!!


July 11th, 2012
7:33 pm

MAC THE CHEESE truck is off the chain!!!!!
Brings comfort food to the next level!


July 11th, 2012
9:08 pm

I’ve had pretzels, popcorns and pies for CHAYJ’s….and that mango lemonade is da bomb….you’d better get you some…….DA BEST!!!!

G Marie

July 11th, 2012
9:08 pm

Chayj’s!!!!!! THE BEST!!!!!


July 11th, 2012
9:30 pm

Mighty Meatballs-the Buffalo Meatball is the BEST sandwich ever!!
Metro City Dogs- Omg! The hot dogs have this smoky taste and the bread is warm! Yum!
Blaxican- That doggone collard green quesadilla and jalapeno mac & cheese! Lawd have mercy!
And finally -Chay J’s New Orleans Candies..Creole Pretzels,popcorn, and pralines…hands down..the BEST candy in Atlanta or anywhere!!


July 11th, 2012
10:15 pm

Mac’the’Cheese is the JAM!!!


July 11th, 2012
11:03 pm



July 11th, 2012
11:33 pm

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July 12th, 2012
10:26 am

Chay J’s, all day

Torrie Harris

July 12th, 2012
10:58 am

CHAYJ’s is the best…I’m addicted to the Creole Pretzels. The Southern charm I receive with my pretzels makes ChayJ’s a WINNER.


July 12th, 2012
12:11 pm

MetroCity Dogs hands down!


July 12th, 2012
5:45 pm


July 12th, 2012
10:31 pm

One Love Jerk Grill is what’s up!!!


July 14th, 2012
7:35 pm

This is a toughie, but I’m gonna have to go with the Good Food Truck. While the truck itself may not look as fancy as some of the others, every time I have ordered from them at a festival or gathering, people approach me nonstop, asking where they can get what I’m having. Though the “Poodle” is recognized as their signature dish, their cones are my personal favorite–they’re inventive, tasty, seasonal, often vegetarian-friendly, and portable. Healthy, fresh, and delicious food on the go!