Miami: Gourmet Food Trucks Coming to Tropical, Tamiami Parks

By Laura Phillips | Kendall Gazette

The Miami-Dade Park and Recreation Department has announced the arrival of gourmet food trucks to Tropical Park and Tamiami Park.

There will be music and food choices galore, with a popular assortment of participating food vendors each week, offering everything from Cuban influenced burgers and Asian-style chicken wings to a crab grilled cheese sandwich and even deep-fried Oreos and cupcakes.

The food truck events will be a permanent feature taking place every Tuesday from 6 to 10 p.m. at Tropical Park, 7900 SW 40 St. (Bird Road and 79th Avenue entrance), and every Friday from 6 to 11 p.m. at Tamiami Park, 10901 SW 24 St. (The Fair’s main entrance, Coral Way and SW 112th Avenue).

Patrons are invited to bring along a picnic blanket or folding tables and chairs to enhance their dining experience. Glass containers and pets will not be permitted at this activity. Event admission and parking is free.

CheeseMe Mobile, Dim Ssäm à gogo, The Fish Box, The Flying Saucer, Grill Master, Café Latin Burger and Taco, Latin House Grill, The MexZican Gourmet, Mr. Good Stuff, Ms. Cheezious, Muscle Truck, The Red Koi, Sir Pizza Mobile, and Sugar Rush, are among 30 food trucks participating in the ongoing events.

This brings the total number of Miami-Dade parks hosting food truck events to three, including Haulover Park, which began hosting food truck events from 11 a.m. to sundown, Saturdays and Sundays, in April.

For more information about Miami-Dade Parks food truck events and its other activities at Tropical Park, call 305-226-8315, and for Tamiami Park, call 786-315-5295, or visit  online at