9 Birmingham food trucks you should try this spring

Nola Ice
Officially shaved ice weather. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

New food trucks keep popping up in the Magic City, so bookmark this page and start your foodie bucket list. From lobster rolls to sweet treats, here are nine new and classic Birmingham food trucks you should taste test now.

1. Cousins Maine Lobster

Cousins Maine Feature
John Haskins, manager at Cousins Maine Lobster in Birmingham. Photo via Cecilia Wood for Bham Now

Lobster rolls, lobster tacos, whoopie pies, oh my. Cousins Maine Lobster is officially here in Birmingham and rolling around the city with stops like Avondale Brewing Company. Follow their social media for updates on their daily stops.

2. Golden Boy Pizza

Golden Boy pizza
I could go for a pizza this. Photo via Golden Boy PIzza on Instagram

It’s not delivery or carryout, it’s a food truck. Golden Boy Pizza is bringing a food truck to Birmingham by June of 2021, so the countdown’s on for crisp crusts and mouthwatering toppings.

  • Follow Golden Boy Pizza on Instagram for updates.

3. Nola Ice

Snow cone from Nola Ice
Don’t forget to save room for dessert! Photo by Marie Ghossein for Bham Now

Nola Ice is officially open at The Pizitz, but you can still catch their bright yellow food truck serving up sweet shaved ice throughout Birmingham. Choose from tons of flavors including king cake, cotton candy, strawberry and chocolate.

4. Eat at Panoptic

Eat at Panoptic
So many sliders, so little time. Photo via Bham Now

Eat at Panoptic opened their first brick and mortar in Irondale on May 1, but it all began in a food truck serving up tasty sandwiches and sides. Executive Chef Raquel Ervin’s menu features her signature six-cheese spinach dip and sliders.

5. Eugene’s Hot Chicken

Eugene's Hot Chicken
Craving this meal all over again. Photo via Cecilia Wood for Bham Now

Is there anything better than hot chicken and fries? I think not. Plus, there are a variety of heat levels from southern (no heat) to stupid hot, so you’ll find something you love. If you’re craving Eugene’s, you can follow their food truck or head to one of their storefronts in Uptown or Hoover.

6. Beignets and Lattes Food Truck

Beignets and Lattes
The ideal way to start a day has to involve coffee and a beignet, right? Photo via Beignets and Lattes’ Facebook

If you need a caffeine and sweet treat fix, check out Beignets and Lattes when it rolls to a stop near you. They serve lattes, Nitro coffee, freshly made beignets and everything else you need for a perfectly sweet day.

7. Hyderabad Dum Zone

Hyderabad Dum Zone
YUM. Photo via Hyderabad Dum Zone’s Facebook

Hyderabad Dum Zone is an Indian food truck and one of my favorites with delish options like chicken tikka masala, samosas and waffle curry fries.

  • Find them: They head to different locations every day, so your best bet at finding them is following along on Facebook.
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8. Hotbox

Hot Box Muchacho dog
Is this Muchacho Dog calling your name? Photo via Hot Box’s Instagram

Good People beer and eats from Hot Box make the perfect combination, and now that Hot Box has parked outside of Good People, it’s even easier to enjoy them both. Hot Box has even paired beer suggestions with their menu items so you can eat and drink like a champ.

  • Find them: Hot Box is parked at Good People Brewing and open Wednesday-Friday 4-10PM, Saturday 12-10PM and Sunday 12-8PM.
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9. RendezVous

RendezVous vegan tacos
Whether you’re meat-free or not, this looks tasty. Photo via Rendezvous Kitchen Co.’s Facebook

Looking for vegan options? You won’t want to miss RendezVous’s plant-powered menu with options like loaded curly fries, corndogs and chick’n and waffles.

We know there are tons of other food trucks in Birmingham, so let us know your favorites by tagging @bhamnow on social!

Cecilia Wood
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