465 Catchy Food Truck Names (BBQ, Mexican, Ethnic Fusion, and more…)

If you’re thinking of starting a food truck, you need a catchy name to go with your business!

Here you will find a list of 465 food truck names sorted into the most popular categories like gourmet burgers, vegetarian, sushi, smoothies, and more. This list can help as a starting point on your hunt for the perfect business name.

The food truck industry is growing. More and more people are opening food trucks to start a business with limited overhead, and to be one of the many food truck entrepreneurs out there is a dream for many. However, coming up with a name for your food truck isn’t always easy.

You want something catchy that’ll make people stop and take notice. After all, the name is the first thing that they’ll see. It’s the first thing that they’ll remember. And it’s the first thing that will set your food truck apart from all the other food trucks out there. 

Food Truck Name Ideas

Creating a cool food truck name takes a little bit of work. Therefore at the end of the list, you will find 3 essential tips on how to name your business.

Now, let’s get into the list;

Barbeque Food Truck Names
Coffee Truck Name Ideas
Ethnic Fusion Food Truck Names
Falafel & Kebab Truck Names
Gourmet Burger Food Truck Names
Grilled Cheese Food Truck Name Ideas
Ice Cream & Dessert Food Truck Names
Juice & Smoothie Truck Names
Mexican Food Truck Name Ideas
Pizza Food Truck Names
Sushi Food Truck Names
Vegetarian Food Truck Names
Funny or Cool Food Truck Names

Barbeque Food Truck Names

Barbeques are wonderful to sell from a food truck. Find the correct spices and sauces to cook your barbecue to perfection, and people will love what you do.

  • Rolling Ribs
  • Sticky Fingers
  • Hotbox BBQ
  • Holy Smoke BBQ
  • Uncle Bear BBQ
  • Urban Smoke BBQ
  • Glorious Smokehouse
  • Smokey Bear
  • Sizzle Sizzle BBQ
  • T-Joy Grille
  • Hot Rods
  • Urban Cooks
  • The Rooster BBQ
  • Sweet Home BBQ
  • Rumble Road BBQ
  • Roast Queen
  • Porky’s Ribs
  • Black Mountain BBQ
  • Mama Sizzle & Grill
  • Smokey Bones BBQ
  • Fat Headz BBQ
  • Urban Beef
  • Bubba’s Texas BBQ
  • My BBQ World
  • Smoke On Main Street
  • Brixton BBQ
  • The Smoke Box BBQ
  • Strictly Ribs
  • The Urban Fire
Food truck coffee

Coffee Truck Name Ideas

Everyone loves the idea of finding a food truck that sells their favorite foods, like soft pretzels or gourmet cookies. But, which mobile market foods are the most profitable? Coffee might not come immediately to mind. But, it should.

  • The Rolling Beans
  • Grinding Wheels
  • Java Express
  • Caffe De Medicie
  • The Cuppa Shoppe
  • The Coffee Concept
  • Passion Espresso Truck
  • Caffe Verdi
  • The Coffee Spot
  • The Alley Coffeeshop
  • Java Express
  • Red Rock Coffee Truck
  • Caffe de Coco
  • Coffee Cup Truck
  • Latte Life
  • Coffee Boss
  • Chill Spot Coffee
  • The Coffee Station
  • Java Rocket
  • Hothouse Grind
  • Bean Station
  • Kaffe Xpress
  • Coffee Agents
  • Coffee Cloud
  • Coffee Dash
  • Espresso Jet
  • Pinto Bros Brew
  • The Second Cup
  • The Bean Spot
  • The Rolling Coffee Pot
  • Espresso Trucking
  • The Java Crew
  • Aroma Espresso Cart
  • The Roasty Bean
  • Naked City Cafe
  • Pulse Coffee
Food truck quote by Marcus Samuelsson

Ethnic Fusion Food Truck Names

Blending different types of food and flavors to create something new is one of the hottest trends in food today. Ethnic Fusion refers to dishes that mix several ethnic cuisines and cultures to create new flavors and ingredients. Here are some food trends that are considered ethnic fusion: Korean barbecue, Vietnamese cuisine, and Filipino cuisine.

  • The Noveau Noodles
  • Urban Gumbo Fest
  • Pho Thanh Kitchen
  • Wok Of Life
  • Wok Masters
  • Asian Fusion Spot
  • Saffron Dragon
  • Orient Express
  • Sushiro Fusion
  • Kung Fu Noodles
  • Fuji Fusion
  • Thai Delight
  • Chopstick Queen
  • Sesame Street Truck
  • Papaya Fusion
  • Shanti Fusion
  • The Wok On The Spot
  • Fusion Grill
  • Mimi Thai Truck
  • Curry Roll King
  • The Ginger Grill
  • The Blue Lotus
  • A Taste For Fusion
  • Kung Fu Taste
  • Kowloon Chef
  • Aroma Food Truck
  • Dragon Boat Fusion
  • Mamalai Fusion
  • Jung Tofu
  • Soul Burrito
  • The Fusion King
  • The Fusion Crew
  • Bamboo Noodle
  • Bamboo Sticks Truck
  • Kao Rice + Noodles
  • Red Pepper Fusion
  • Dong Fu Food Truck
  • Curry Charm
  • Yakima Noodle
  • Oriental Heat
  • Roses Asian Fusion
  • Shanghai Flavors
  • The Taste of Noodle
  • Jade Food Truck
  • Yogis Grill
  • Curry Love & Fire
  • Seoul Love Chicken
  • Tasty Dragon Food
  • Sweet Roll Express
  • Quesadilla Fusion
Food truck quote by Tyler Florence

Falafel & Kebab Truck Names

Falafel is a healthy, meatless, and popular food truck menu item. They are deep-fried balls of chickpeas that are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. They can be filled with any combination of toppings, from spicy to sweet.

Kebab is a meat dish popularized in the Middle East that is gaining popularity amongst mobile caterers.

  • Saffron Street Food
  • Aladdin’s Deli
  • Babylon Hamburgers
  • The Turkish Kebab
  • The Falafel Brothers
  • Lebanese Falafel
  • Mimosa Kebab
  • The Kebab Factory
  • Sultan Kebab
  • Farooq Foods
  • Royal Kebab
  • Kabab Xpress
  • Saffron Olive City
  • Kabab City Roll
  • Cafe El Falafel
  • Babylonia Burger
  • Abba Kebab
  • The Kabab King
  • Baba’s Kitchen Truck
  • Sultan’s Falafel
  • Kabab On the Way
  • Mosaic Falafel
  • The Kebab Machine
  • Arabesque Kabab
  • Sahara Kebab
  • Saffron King
  • The Kebab Bros.
  • Red Onion
  • The Kabab Delight
  • Omega Istanbul
  • Habibi’s Food Truck
Gourmet burger

Gourmet Burger Food Truck Names

Gourmet burgers are still one of the most popular food truck menu items today. When it comes to gourmet burgers, you will not run out of ideas. There are hundreds of different combinations. 

  • The Urban Burger
  • The Burger Brothers
  • Zeus Burger
  • Burger Time Truck
  • The Grill of Kings
  • The Happy Burger Truck
  • Smokin’ Good Burgers
  • The Burger Beast
  • Gourmet Burger Truck
  • The Burger Room
  • Big O’s Burgers
  • Gourmet Burger Bros
  • The Mighty Burger
  • The Burger Boss
  • Gourmet Burger Kings
  • Bonanza Burger
  • The Burger Bandito
  • Happy Burger Company
  • Presto Burgers
  • Gusto Hamburgers
  • Berliner Trolley
  • Burger by Wolfgang
  • Burger Shack Express
  • The Hamburg Truck
  • Beefy Burgers
  • Wicked Beefy Burgers
  • Killer Burger Co.
  • Smokey Bones Burgers
  • Goodfellas Burgers
  • The Burger Shack
  • Grill City Burgers
  • My Little Hamburger
Food truck menus - grilled cheese sandwich

Grilled Cheese Food Truck Name Ideas

Grilled cheese sandwiches are the ultimate comfort food, and they’re perfect for the food truck business. They can be eaten as a midnight snack or for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

  • Cheese on Wheels
  • Cheesy Croissant
  • Grill In Peace
  • The Big Cheese Co.
  • The Good Cheese
  • Grilled on the Go
  • Cheddar Street Grill
  • The Cheese Train
  • Cheesewich Express
  • Grilled On The Go
  • Beasty Cheese
  • The Cheddar Truck
  • Cheese Fest
  • Cheese Shop USA
  • Grill Zone Co.
  • Cheese My Way
  • The Cheese Crew
  • Titan Grilled Cheese
  • Cheesehead Kitchen
  • The Gilded Grille
  • Cheese Art Society
  • Cheddar Love
  • The Cheese Station
  • Village Cheese Co
  • Cousin Cheddar
  • The Cheese Board
  • The Good Goat
Food truck ice cream handcrafted

Ice Cream & Dessert Food Truck Names

Ice cream is one of the most popular food truck businesses in the world. People from all over the world are buying ice cream from these mobile kitchens.

  • Mobile Muffins
  • The Waffle Way
  • The Rolling Baker
  • Bagel Bros.
  • Peach Street Kitchen
  • Tutti Frutti
  • Tropicana Delight
  • The Lime Team
  • Sweet Fig
  • The Yogurt Riders
  • Rocco’s Donut Truck
  • Taste of Temptations
  • Sweet Creamery
  • Cool Cone Creations
  • Polar Perfection
  • Swirl Fusion Truck
  • Ice Cream Heaven
  • Joy Cream Club
  • Frozen Minty
  • Ice Candy Paradise
  • Ice Cream Fix
  • Palace Scoops
  • Glitz Vanilla
  • Split Supreme 
  • Rolling Penguin
  • L’Sorbet
  • Desserts by Daphne
  • Dessert Scoop
  • Golden Ice
  • Ice Cream Barons
  • Mobile Ice Box
  • Ice Cream United
  • Sweetest Chill
  • The Candy Apple
  • Royalty Creamery
  • Desserts by Nature
  • Candyman’s Bakery
  • Creamsicle Express
  • Bold Ice Cream
  • Snowman’s Ice Cream
  • Chocolate On The Run
  • Pegasus Ice Cream
  • The Cool Cone
  • Creamy Street
  • Loco de Gelato
Food truck menus - juice

Juice & Smoothie Truck Names

Smoothies and juices are a popular addition to today’s street food menus. They’re especially popular among students and employees on the go. Not only do these items account for a large proportion of lunch sales, but they also offer an excellent profit margin.

  • Smoothie Operator
  • Peach Bistro Truck
  • Papaya Crew
  • Swizzle’s Food Truck
  • Berry Juicery
  • Aroma Smoothie Truck
  • Elixir Smoothie
  • Coconut Sunrise
  • Smoothie Frenzy
  • Thirsty For Berry
  • Booster Juice
  • Jamba Juice Truck
  • Sweet Juicy Shakes
  • Smoothie King
  • The Juice Snap
  • The Freshly Squeezed
  • Sweet Life Juices
  • Tropical Smoothies
  • Juice & Salsa
  • The Juice Crafter
  • Lemonheads
  • Nectar’s Bliss
  • The Berry Blossoms
  • Temptation Fruit Co.
  • Juice Station
  • Easy Peachy Shake
  • Omega Healthy Juice
  • Nektar Smoothies
  • Mango Smoothie Truck
  • True Juice Delight
  • The Juice Bandit
  • Juice It Is
Food truck quote by Jose Andres Puerta

Mexican Food Truck Name Ideas

Mexican food is internationally renowned for its vibrant flavors, colorful decoration, and various spices and ingredients. If you’re a fan of Mexican cuisine, a few popular recipes you can transform into a food truck menu item include tacos, burritos, tamales, and tortas.

  • The Traveling Burrito
  • The Taco Tribe
  • Viva La Tortilla
  • The Rolling Mexican
  • The Rolling Tortilla
  • Burrito Bandits
  • Burrito Boys
  • Fuego Food Truck
  • Tortilla Street
  • Taco Lab
  • Wings Taco Shop
  • Cactus Taco
  • El Tango Taco
  • The Taco Bandit
  • Texas Taco Kings
  • Tacos Loca
  • Hot Head Tacos
  • Big M Taco
  • The Nacho Zone
  • The Taco Bomb
  • Pancho Nachos
  • Nacho Vega
  • Tacos On the Run
  • Salsa Street Grill
  • Cancun Corner
  • Taco Bros
  • Guacamole Brothers
  • Tortilla Street
  • Big Mamas Taco Truck
  • Taco Box
  • Rollin’ Burritos
  • Taco Amigos
  • Speedy Gonzales
  • Rolling Taco Kitchen
  • Holy Guacamole
  • Mad Mex
  • Loco Loco Taco
  • Salsa Taco
  • Amigo’s Food Truck
  • Chill Tacos
  •  The Urban Tortilla
  • Tacos In Oak
Food truck quote by Tyler Cowen

Pizza Food Truck Names

Pizza is the most famous food in the world. It is a very versatile dish with a lot of toppings options. It will be easy to brand your food truck as a ‘Pizza’ truck and attract your customers.

  • The Rolling Pizzeria
  • All-City Pizza
  • Gringo’s Pizza Truck
  • Panache Pizzeria
  • Romeo’s Pizza
  • Slice Busters
  • Ventura Pizzeria
  • Pizza Delights
  • Urban Pizzeria
  • Pizza Nova
  • Pizza Express
  • The Pizza Crew
  • Pizza Loco
  • Pizza Galore
  • Sizzling Crust
  • The Epic Pizza
  • Peppino Pizza Truck
  • Pizza Pit
  • Papa Gino’s
  • Vittorio’s Pizza Box
  • Tropical Moon Pizza
  • The Pizza Pie Crew
  • Pizza Hero
  • Pizza Rocket
  • Pieology Pizza
  • Pizza Vibe
  • Wiseguy Food Truck
  • Papa Don’s Pizza
  • Paradise Pizza
Food truck quotes by Robert Sietsema

Sushi Food Truck Names

Sushi is a light, Japanese meal that is famous for its freshness and healthiness. Freshly prepared sushi rolls are an excellent business idea for aspiring entrepreneurs interested in mobile food catering.

  • Sukiyaki City
  • The Sushi Miss
  • The Sushi Six
  • Sukari Sushi
  • Nakamori Sushi
  • The Red Rock Sushi
  • Oceans Sushi Truck
  • Sushi Life Truck
  • Takimi Express
  • O-san Sushi
  • Ten Ton Sushi Truck
  • Sushi Taifu Wheels
  • The New Leaf Sushi
  • Koshiyaki
  • Nozumi Sushi
  • Yokohama Sushi House
  • Sushi Bar by Akira
  • Momo Sushi Food
  • Jade City Sushi
  • Sushi Express
  • The Sushi Bandit
  • Presto Sushi
  • Sushi Pop Co.
  • Kintaro Sushi
  • Sushi S
  • Sumo Me
  • Shades Of Sushi
  • Koi’s Kitchen Truck
  • Sapporo Sushi
  • Rolling Sage Sushi
Vegetarian juice - food truck

Vegetarian Food Truck Names

Vegetarian food trucks offer an alternative to fast food. If you are interested in starting a business related to food trucks, veggie food trucks may be the way to go.

  • The Herbivore
  • Green Kitchen
  • Raw Food Truck
  • Noodle Bros Truck
  • Greens & Sprouts
  • The Fresh Green Leaf
  • Leafs and Stalks
  • Raw Bar
  • The Ramens Vacation
  • The Parsley Tomorrow
  • The Veg Parlour
  • Sweet Potato Fusion
  • The Herbivore Truck
  • Zesty Veg
  • Taste Vegas
  • Vegan Avenue
  • The Fresh Fix
  • Village Vegetarian
  • Purely Raw
  • Beet & Onion
  • Vegafood Me
  • The Noodle Emporium
  • Urban Noodle Truck
  • Karma Veg
  • Sweet Panda Express
  • Cheeky Vegetarians
  • The Urban Cater
  • Seed of the Valley
  • Fluffy Greens
  • Super Healthy Bites
  • Cravings of India
  • The Green Chicks
  • Totally Green
Funny food truck names

Funny or Cool Food Truck Names

  • The Soy Pistols
  • The Meatloaf Mustangs
  • The Tomato Infantry
  • The Twice Sandwich
  • The Chickens Of Mother
  • Go-Go Food Truck
  • Smokey Dawg Eatery
  • Famous Munchie Truck
  • The Pepperoni Saints
  • The Melting Pot
  • Soaring Duck Saloon
  • The Breakfast Bus
  • Morning Goat Goodies
  • Artisanal Chow
  • Fat Panda Food Truck
  • Sticky-Fingers Pizza
  • The Salad Bandit
  • Igloo On The Move
  • Alphabet Soup Truck
  • Wagon Wheel Eatery
  • Chili Chicken Shack
  • Fantasy Fries
  • Wheels on Wings
  • Hot Wings
  • Fire & Ice Truck
  • New Moon Bowl
  • The Alley Food Truck
  • Urban Taste
  • The Flavour Engine
  • Rolling Eats
  • Fast Cuisine
  • Quick Snacking Truck
  • Red Rock Hotdogs
  • The Hungry Hopper
  • Boomerang
  • Sausage King
  • Bun Dogs Kitchen
  • Xpress Gourmet
  • Mobile Dogs
  • Big Mamas Dogs Kitchen
  • The Hot Dog King
  • Urban Chop
  • The Lunch Box
  • Nouveau Turquoise
  • The Street Deli
  • The Sizzle Queen
  • Wheeled Fast Food
  • Hot Pot Alley
  • Moby-Dick Fish & Chips

3 things to consider when naming a food truck

1. Start with considering your offering and your customers:

  • What type of food truck is it? BBQ, vegetarian, ice cream, etc.
  • What is the atmosphere of your business? Traditional, alternative, hipster, on the corner, etc.
  • Which neighborhood or city is your food truck operating in?
  • What type of customers do you have? Singles, couples, office workers, creators, etc.

2. What are your values and background:

Consider your business values first. What story do you tell your customers with your name?

Effective marketing is based on articulating and extending a harmonious concept from the inside out. Communicating what defines your business is how to engage potential customers because it puts your story in context.

3. The best food truck names often have a good story behind their name

See if you can find some interesting story or fact about the origin of your food or the area you operate in and incorporate that into the name of your food truck. 

Conclusion

We hope this article will help you to come up with a cool name for your food truck. It might seem like a daunting task to come up with a short, catchy name, but it can be a lot easier than you think.

If you are looking for inspiration on how to design a food truck then don´t miss this post: 13 Best Examples of Food Truck Design and Branding.

You might also be interested in the following post that has a section on Indian food truck names: 300 Catchy & Unique Indian Restaurant Names

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Jan Erling

UX Designer | Content Writer.