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Local Favorites: Food Trucks in Albuquerque

A few of the best food trucks to eat at in Albuquerque.

Local Favorites: Food Trucks in Albuquerque

The elusive, versatile, delicious food truck. Albuquerque's food truck scene has grown in parallel as the city's brewery culture has exploded. "Albuquerque has a great food truck scene,” said Cassie Adams of My Sweet Basil.

Visit Albuquerque has put together a list of the Local Favorites: Food Trucks in Albuquerque based on conversations with local chefs, brewers, makers, and experts.

My Sweet Basil

Recommended by: Jeff Erway, Tertia Gillett

A food truck is a brewery's best friend, and La Cumbre Brewing's Jeff Erway has tried them all. "My Sweet Basil is probably the most creative and eclectic food truck in Albuquerque. It's consistently impressive food that is unbelievably good."

Chicharronia Don Choche

Recommended by: Tess Coats, Jeff Erway

La Cumbre Brewing’s Jeff Erway also shared, "One of the most popular food trucks in Downtown Albuquerque is Chicharronia Don Choche. He has an avocado-based, Verde Salsa that I could pour on just about anything and be happy. I think his tacos are really solid!"

Soo Bak Foods

Recommended by: Cassie Adams

Cassie Adams runs My Sweet Basil and knows the competition well. “Soo Bak Foods for Korean has great tacos."

El Paisa

Recommended by: Hakim Bellamy, Jeff Erway

La Cumbre Brewing's Jeff Erway keeps heaping on the praise. "El Paisa has the best tacos I've ever had in the U.S. El Paisa is like one of those places you're going to spend like $5 or $6 on lunch and you're going to leave really full and happy. They have fantastic tripa lengua, barbacoa, and a whole platter of different types of salsas and stuff."

Street Food Institute

Recommended by: Cassie Adams

Cassie Adams of My Sweet Basil speaks with experience when chatting about others' food trucks. "Albuquerque has a great food truck scene, specifically spots like the Street Food Institute. Sapphire is doing pretty good stuff."

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