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Nestled in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains is the town of Arcadia, part of the greater Los Angeles metro area. The community is known for its beautiful homes and community of greenspace, so it's not unusual to see people spending plenty of time outside. This is a perfect environment for a food truck, with lots of hungry passers-by.

Arcadia also has some wonderful landmarks, including the Santa Anita Park and the LA County Arboretum, people who like picnicking outdoors have beautiful options. While you're on your way to one of these destinations or simply taking a break from work, don't miss out on a tasty treat from one of Arcadia's local food trucks.

The Best Arcadia Food Trucks

Arcadia Taco Trucks

Tacos are a SoCal staple, and you can probably find a great taco truck in every single LA neighborhood. For one of the best tacos in the Arcadia area, try Pepe's Red Tacos, with a small yet delicious selection of tacos. It's a staple at the San Marino Car Show.

Ice Cream and Dessert Food Trucks

Ice cream trucks can be found around town, especially on hot days, pulling up to local parks and neighborhoods. If you’re looking for something more gourmet, bring a dessert truck to your next event from the list above. Check out The Fluff Ice Truck for a real statement piece, along with delicious cold treats. Or you can book one of the churro trucks that roam around LA. Check out Churro Boss or Ridges Churro Bar.

Burgers and American Fare Food Trucks

Burger trucks are plentiful in Los Angeles, and you can find them at large events in Arcadia. A great fry truck in the area is Hotato Potato again for a great side, serving up spiralized fried potatoes two feet long! They also have homemade dipping sauces to complement the different potato flavors. Rodney's Ribs, a local BBQ food truck, has delicious, falling-off-the-bone ribs, homemade baked beans, and everything southern comfort food.

Asian Cuisine Food Trucks

If you're craving authentic Asian flavors, try the Vintage Dumplings from Mad Dumplings. You may need a fork or a pair of chopsticks, but the extra effort is worth it!

Finding Food Trucks Near You in Arcadia

Santa Anita Park has several events every year where you can get some great food truck grub. The 626 Night Market is Food Truck Heaven. As a local outdoor hotspot and gathering place, the 626 Night Market has concerts, shows, different vendors, and of course, food! All the local food trucks come here, and there are booths from some local restaurants. Regular Night Market-goers suggest going with friends and sharing several dishes, simply because there are so many delicious things to try.

The Arboretum is also a great place to find mobile food, especially during events or summer concerts.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How do I find an Arcadia food truck for my event, party, or business?

If you need food trucks for self-serve eats, or you wish to hire a few specific ones to cater meals for an event, check out our Food Truck Catering Page.

2. How many food trucks are in and around Arcadia?

Food trucks can open and close with little notice, and some may move around the greater LA area, so it's hard to get a precise number. For a current directory, or to look for your favorite, take a peek at our Food Truck List Page for all the local trucks.