Cheap Eats: Mobile Food Fascination in Providence

New mobile vendors are popping up every week, so we made a list of the latest additions and our old favorites.

New mobile vendors are popping up every week. Here's a list of our old favorites.


There are no set schedules or locations for every food truck and cart, but most use social media to communicate their whereabouts. Use our guide to track them down and enjoy the feast hitting our streets.  


Twitter: @ChezPascal 

Specialty: Hewtin's Dogs: sausages, meatloaf sandwiches

Locations: North Main and Smith sts., Grant's Block



Twitter: @Fancheezical 

Specialty: Gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches with unique ingredients like pesto and pulled pork

Locations: Grant's Block, Thayer Street, Kennedy Plaza



Twitter: @joedegacoffee 

Specialty: Craft-brewed coffee bar

Locations: Jewelry District, Thayer Street



Twitter: @LikeNoUdder 

Specialty: Non-dairy soft-serve and vegan treats

Locations: Thayer Street; public and private events



Twitter: @MamaKimsKbbq 

Specialty: Korean barbecue, dumplings and bulgogi

Locations: Kennedy Plaza, Thayer Street



Twitter: @MijosTacos 

Specialty: Tacos, quesadillas and burritos

Locations: Kennedy Plaza, Armory Farmers Market, Thayer Street



Twitter: @PaninoExpress 

Specialty: Paninis, salads and soups

Locations: Thayer Street, beaches


Twitter: @ploufplouftruck 

Specialty: Organic, rustic French cooking

Locations: Kennedy Plaza, Thayer Street, Mount Hope Farmers Market


Twitter: @pocolocotacos 

Specialty: Tacos, burritos and quesadillas  

Locations: Grant's Block, Kennedy Plaza, Text 281-YUMM (9866) to find out where they are


Twitter: @PVDPops 

Specialty: Pudding pops made with Rhody Fresh milk, including flavors like chocolate, vanilla bean, butterscotch, coffee milk and cinnamon toast

Locations: Thayer Street, Kennedy Plaza, festivals and farmers markets



Twitter: @rockettruck 

Specialty: Sliders and mac and cheese made from scratch using fresh ingredients which are locally sourced whenever possible 

Locations: Kennedy Plaza, Thayer Street, farmers markets



Twitter: @ROXYSLobster 

Specialty: Lobster rolls, fish sandwiches, clam cakes, clam chowder and lobster bisque 

Locations: Narragansett