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Cerritos, CA is a gateway city at the southern edge of LA County known for its warm weather and friendly residents. It got its name, which means "little hills" in Spanish, from Spanish settlers. Now, Cerritos hosts diverse people and attractions, including an amazing library, a local shopping center, and the popular Cerritos Sculpture Garden. 

A wide selection of unique food trucks is scattered near the neighborhood. You'll find meal options ranging from casual Mexican fare to gourmet delights. Read on to learn more about the food carts available by the Cerritos region. 

Best Food Trucks in Cerritos 

Taco Trucks 

If you ask any California resident what their favorite street food is, there's a good chance they'll respond with "tacos." This delicious Mexican treat is easy to carry, making it the ideal street food. 

You can usually find taco trucks, trailers, and carts near cities by Cerritos, such as Artesia, Buena Park and La Mirada. A popular option is Chancho's Tacos, a truck that caters to cities across Los Angeles County. 

Ice Cream and Dessert Trucks 

Everybody gets a craving for dessert once in a while (or every day), and Cerritos offers ice cream and dessert food trucks to help fill your sweet tooth. During the summer months, you can usually find an ice cream truck near a local park or shopping center. In the winter, you might prefer a warm coffee and pastry, which you can find at Urban Espresso near Lakewood. 

Burger Trucks 

There's nothing better than sinking your teeth into a burger. If you like old-fashioned burgers but crave a modern twist, check out Belly BombZ. This location provides Korean-inspired sliders and wings and is just a stone's throw away from the local Cerritos high school. 

Finding Food Trucks Near You in Cerritos 

The easiest places to find mobile food trucks in Cerritos are by the shopping centers and parks. Los Cerritos Center has an open lot where you might be able to grab a quick meal. You should also look for food carts near Heritage Park — the city sometimes holds recreational events here. 

If you're interested in a food park with multiple trucks, consider visiting the nearby city of Cypress. On Tuesdays at Lincoln Avenue, you'll find a Street Food Tuesday event with trucks featuring a variety of cuisines. Also check out the Cerritos Farmers Market every Saturday 8am-12pm for local vendors and tents.

Frequently Asked Questions 

How do I find a Cerritos food truck for my event, party, or business?

You can easily hire a food truck for your special occasion by visiting our Cerritos food truck catering page. 

How many food trucks are in and around Cerritos?

You can find a list of popular food trucks in Los Angeles County by checking our Food Truck List page. We do our best to keep it up to date.