Food trucks are a craze nowadays. If you have watched Eat street, you must be aware of food trucks that serve lip smacking juicy salads, burgers, and pancakes. Now the city of joy has its own series of food trucks around the whole city. The smart and young entrepreneurs are making those dreams of food trucks in Kolkata a reality. No harsh feel on pockets, easy to find and fresh and yummy foods. That’s all we all want, isn’t it?
The pioneer of the lot. Most noteworthy dishes are some American and Mexican foods. Probably the most satisfying ones are burritos, wraps and fries. The chicken and mutton kabiraji burgers have city’s own trademark. If your hunger is bigger than just a bite, go for the chicken biriyani too. The burgers cost around Rs. 90 while the Chinese dishes charge you just Rs. 120. Even their unusual take on spaghetti is especially relevant due to its combination of Chinese and Italian flavors. The Cool yellow-blue truck is easily recognizable.
Venue: Ekdalia Park
Timing: 1.30-9 PM
TGIF (Thank God It’s Fresh)
Started by an US return Kolkata resident who was exasperated by the normal MNC working life. Keeping the pace with other food trucks in Kolkata, this one is actually an American dream turning true. Name and green look of the truck is complementary to each other. Nutritious and fresh foods are served here from 5:30 am. Go for a sandwich or pancakes for breakfast while finishing it with a glass of watermelon juice.
Venue: Just in front of Calcutta Rowing Club’s Main Gate
Timing: 5 AM-8PM
Cook On Wheels
Featuring one of the oldest food trucks in Kolkata which has been serving since a really long time. At that time, probably none of us actually had any idea of such things in our minds. Rolls and battered fish fries are yummy!
Timing: 3.30-10.30 pm.
A bright colored truck just beside the Lake Mall with a smiley owner around the corner. He’s the sole manager and driver while putting all his efforts to serve food at affordable prices. This one is serving typical street foods, from fried rice to hakka noodles, from prawn chips to manchurian, everything we all love. Most noteworthy things are you can get half-plates of any dish. Hence it allows trying more varieties.
Venue: beside Lake Mall, Lake Market, Rash Behari Avenue
TFT – That Food Truck
Hola! This truck remains open from noon to 2 am. Colorful with minimal art and serves fries, grills, wraps and dessert. The fusion dishes are especially relevant. Some of them are the Dilli Style Butter Chicken Wrap, Mutton Galouti Burgers and so on.
Venue: Sector 5, Salt Lake
Love burgers? Then thank us later because we are providing the address of big juicy burgers at only Rs. 120. While some must try dishes are Grilled chicken mozzarella burger, satay chicken burger, and cheddar cheese chicken burger. You can also try milk shakes. All these within your wallet range.
Venue: Rajarhat, New Town
Timing: 12-10 pm
On The Wheel
Students of schools, colleges and universities are stuck due to their fixed pocket money. But don’t worry. This truck is the latest addition to the list of food trucks in Kolkata where you can get mac n cheese, Nutella banana sandwich easily. Just Rs. 70 for their beginning range of Wai Wai or noodles. Finish it with a sip from a cup of chai.
Venue: Elgin, near Sony center
Timing: 10 am – 9 pm