Truck Stops: Where to Find Lunch on Wheels

Every morning, we’ll let you know where the area’s food trucks are rolling

By: Kate Nerenberg

BadabingDC: Ninth and North Stuart streets, Arlington (Ballston).

BBQ Bandidos: 19th and Lynn streets, Arlington (Rosslyn).

Big Cheese Truck: Capitol South Metro (First and D sts., SE)

Cap Mac DC: 21st and H streets, Northwest.

Curbside Cupcakes: Pinky One: First stop: Smithsonian Metro (12th St. and Independence Ave., NW); Second stop: L'Enfant Plaza Hotel (D St. and L'Enfant Prom., SW); Third stop: Mandarin Oriental Hotel (12th St. and Maryland Ave., SW); Fourth stop: DC Superior Court (Sixth St. and Indiana Ave., NW). Pinky Two: First stop: Federal Center Metro (Third and D sts., SW); Second stop: Union Station (North Capitol St. and Massachusetts Ave., NW); Third top: Federal Triangle Metro (12th and Pennsylvania Ave., NW); Fourth stop: Fourth and G streets, Northwest.

DC Empanadas: L'Enfant Plaza (roughly Seventh and D sts., SW) with traditional beef, chicken, chorizo, and veggie empanadas.

DC Pie Truck: Farragut Square (17th and K sts., NW).

DC Slices: Franklin Square (13th and K sts., NW).

Eat Wonky: George Mason University-Arlington Campus (roughly N. Kirkwood Rd. and Fairfax Dr., Arlington).

El Floridano: L'Enfant Plaza (Seventh and D sts., SW) with loaded baked-potato-and-bacon soup, cream-of-breadfruit soup, and more.

Fojol Bros.: 20th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, Northwest from 11:30 to 2.

Pedro and Vinny's: 15th and K streets, Northwest.

Porc Mobile: 22nd and M streets, Northwest, with pulled pork, sloppy Joes, Utz chips, and more.

Red Hook Lobster Truck: Van Ness-UDC Metro (Van Ness St. and Connecticut Ave., NW) with lobster rolls, shrimp rolls, clam chowder, and whoopie pies.

Sâuçá: Pangea: Seventh and F streets, Northwest; Saucalito: 22nd and H streets, Northwest; Marco Polo: 19th and North Lynn streets, Arlington.

Sidewalk Sweets: First stop: L'Enfant Promenade (between Independence Ave. and D St., SW); Second stop: Federal Triangle (12th St. and Pennsylvania Ave., NW).

Sweet Bites Truck:  McPherson Square (13th between I and K sts., NW).

Sweet Flow Mobile: First stop: L'Enfant (Sixth St. and Maryland Ave., SW) from 11:30 to 1:30; Second stop: George Washington University, exact location TBA, until 4. On board: Guac greens, seasonal salad, falafel wrap, spicy crispy kale, and more.

Takorean: F Street and Massachusetts Avenue, Northwest,

Tasty Kabob: Cart one: 1525 Wilson Boulevard (next to Safeway and Lynne St.), Arlington; Cart two: 1735 North Lynne Street (between 19th St. and Wilson Blvd.), Arlington; Cart three: North Courthouse Road and Clarendon Boulevard, Arlington.

Yellow Vendor
: 19th and I streets, Northwest.

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