International Street Food

International Street Food in the D: Where to Find the Best Local Food Trucks


If you’re looking for a bunch of flavor on your lunch break when you’re on the go, street food can always be satisfy. Whether it’s a Thai stir-fry dish, falafel platters, or mediterranean nachos, there are plenty of great food trucks around southeast Michigan that offer up convenient ready-to-eat meals. The next time you’re in the mood for international flavor, check out these unique street food menus around Metro Detroit.

The Elephant Shack

Eastern Market will be featuring global flavors during the weekends when The Elephant Shack rolls into the market. The newly opened truck features mouth watering entrees such as their curry noodles, Kofta and Falafel platters, along with sandwiches such as their chicken schnitzel. The truck is parked permanently near Eastern Market Brewing and is open Friday through Sunday at 4 p.m. until 8 p.m.

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El Guapo Grill

One of Detroit’s top Mexican grills is also the city’s first mobile food truck in the form of El Guapo Grill. The truck is known for their Guapo sauce that comes on almost all of their tacos and burritos, adding an enormous amount of flavor to their offerings. Be sure to look at their catering menu, which includes a full service taco bar, perfect for any type of party.

Bangkok 96 Street Food

Often regarded as one of the best Thai food restaurants in Southeast Michigan, Bangkok 96 offers plenty of delicious dishes. With numerous stir-fry Thai specialties, freshly made soup, spicy salads, and more, your lunchtime cravings will surely be satisfied. You can also check out their catering menu with even more options.

Qais Truck

Specializing modern Mediterranean dishes, Qais Truck features falafels and fresh salads. The truck takes pride in their made from scratch dishes and locally sourced ingredients, making their food unique and fresh! Be sure to follow them on Facebook for menu updates and where they are headed next.

Concrete Cuisine

Concrete Cuisine is a gourmet food truck that is always willing to try new and interesting dishes, and their menu proves it. With tasty options such as Mediterranean nachos, a wild Alaskan salmon burger, and sweet potato fries tossed in cinnamon sugar, it’ll be pretty difficult to find a menu like Concrete Cuisine’s. You can visit their website to see where the truck will be and what’s on the menu!

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