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Best Food Truck Finds in Greater Portland

Best Food Truck Finds in Greater Portland

Maine’s Food Truck Frenzy

Food trucks, kiosks, and carts rolling across the region

If you’re familiar with Greater Portland, you know how much we love our food trucks! Find favorites from across the globe—everything from sushi burritos and BBQ to gelato and lobster rolls. We have it all on wheels! Learn about the rise in popularity of food trucks, as well as the best places to find your daily dose of food truck deliciousness.

Elevated Street Eats

Food trucks have transformed from grabbing a simple snack to a foodie phenomenon. Now, these local lunch staples are taking the main stage as they serve-up any kind of food you can imagine. Immerse yourself in local or international cuisine while you bask in the sea breezes and scenic views of the region.

View of East End. Photo Credit: Capshore Photography
View of East End. Photo Credit: Capshore Photography

The sky-rocketing popularity of pop-up trucks, kiosks, and carts is raising the bar on our foodie city and pushing our world-class cuisine to new heights. It’s inspired televised competitions, food truck festivals, and a great way to enjoy delicious food with family and friends in a unique setting!

Food Truck Hotspots in Greater Portland

They didn’t name Portland “Restaurant City of the Year” for no reason. There are plenty of places in Greater Portland that are guaranteed to have food trucks lined-up for you to enjoy. Make sure to check out these food truck hotspots on your next visit!

Local Coffee Shop. Photo Credit: Capshore Photography
Local Coffee Shop. Photo Credit: Capshore Photography

Eastern Promenade, Portland

The Eastern Promenade on the East End of Portland will not let you down on the food truck front. Every day, food trucks will line up so you can grab a bite, sit back and have yourself a little picnic at the park. You can take in the beautiful view of Casco Bay while munching on some good eats.

Fore Points Marina, Portland

You have to check-out Downtown Portland’s newest waterfront hotspot. Fore Points Marina is steps away from Casco Bay on Portland’s East End. Complete with 1000 square feet of public waterfront access and open green space. It’s also home to attractions, tours, a marina bar—and pop-up food trucks and kiosks like: Evo X and Bard Coffee.

Fort Williams Park, Cape Elizabeth

Portland Head Light, one of the most visited lighthouses in the country, has no shortage of food truck options. Get a true Maine experience with a lobster roll from Bite Into Maine, or cool off with the homemade Gorgeous Gelato. Portland Head Light makes the perfect backdrop to enjoy your meal.

Thompson’s Point, Portland

If you’re looking to hit the gold mine, look no further than Thompson’s Point. Every Thursday and Friday evening all summer long, Thompson’s Point hosts Summer Sunsets, a free annual tradition full of live music, drinks, and of course, food trucks. With almost a dozen of food trucks stationed there, the whole family can find something they like. You’ll find a diverse lineup of food that is Mediterranean, Vietnamese, Greek, and American Barbecue to name a couple.

Across Greater Portland

Not all food trucks can be found in the same hub locations across area towns. You’ll find these mobile restaurants on the move and sprinkled at neighborhood beaches and breweries or set-up on main streets across the region like by the L.L.Bean boot in Freeport or the Riverwalk in Westbrook. Keep on top of your favorite food truck locations by following them on social media and checking back on our website for more.


PARTICIPATING FOOD TRUCKS IN MAINE

Outdoor Seating. Photo Credit: Capshore Photography
Outdoor Seating Near Marina Bar and Food Trucks. Photo Credit: Capshore Photography

Dimillos on a roll

Menu: Lobster rolls, clam chowder, and some sweet treats!
Map it: Located in the front of the DiMillo’s lot on Commercial Street.
More Info: Thursday to Saturday from 12pm-6pm.

Bard Coffee Trailer

Menu: Specializing in single-origin brews made from beans roasted in-house.
Map it: Located at the Fore Points Marina Bar.
More Info: Thursday to Sunday from 8am–2pm.

Bite Into Maine

Menu: Nationally recognized for both their traditional and unique lobster rolls.
Map it: Located at Fort Williams Park, The Commissary, Allagash Brewing Co.
More Info: Open May-October at Fort Williams Park and Allagash; Open year round at The Commissary.

Evo Kitchen + Bar

Menu: Fish, lobster rolls, burgers & more.
Map it: Located at the Fore Points Marina Bar.
More Info: Open Wednesday to Sunday 12pm-9pm.

Gorgeous Gelato

Menu: Enjoy homemade gelato and other treats!
Map it: Located at Fort Williams Park.
More Info: Open 11am-5pm. Closed Tuesdays.

Mainstay by Mast Landing

Menu: Fresh, seasonal offerings such as chicken tacos and burgers.
Map it: Located at Mast Landing Brewing Company
More Info: Thursday-Saturday 12pm-7pm, Sunday 12pm-5:30pm


Quick Eats + Food Trucks

Fried Scallop Plate with Beer Downtown. Photo Credit: Capshore Photography

Full list of Quick Eats + Food Trucks below! “This foodie region has long welcomed the edible artistry taking place inside carts with canopies, Air Streams, milk trucks, and colorful vans…”