Mobile Lunch Trucks in Dallas: Tasty Treats Bordering the Trinity

by Jim Brown |

As the Trinity River runs through it, Dallas and the “Metroplex,” as it’s called, is home to a wide and increasing assortment of mobile lunch trucks in Dallas. They range from American burgers to Mexican burritos, and everything in between. Here’s a sampling of some of the finest mobile lunch trucks in Dallas, and throughout the DFW Metroplex:

Yum Yum! Food Truck
The arrival of Yum-Yum! Food Truck, which opened for business in December 2010 and which describes itself as one of the first gourmet food trucks in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, prepares breakfast tacos, burritos and quesadillas on weekday mornings beginning at 7 a.m. For lunch, it offers tacos, burritos and quesadillas, in addition to cheeseburgers, until 2 p.m. Prices range from $2 for a lunch taco to $7 for a “monster burrito.” Breakfast rates are similar: from $1.50 for a breakfast taco to $6 for a “monster” breakfast burrito.

Mint Leaf Frozen Yogurt
Mint Leaf Yogurt is selling premium frozen yogurt with live & active cultures and the toppings of your choice including fresh berries, fruit, nuts & granola. Check out their soft-serve frozen yogurt in sugar-free vanilla and non-fat chocolate, with toppings like blackberries, raspberries, strawberries, bananas, blueberries, mango, peanuts, almonds, pecans, walnuts, granola, peanut butter cups, coconut, brownie bites, chocolate chips, M&Ms, Butterfinger and Oreo.

Sassy Hot Dogs
Simple but bold, Sassy Hot Dogs is a mobile platform, but nevertheless has usually chosen to park itself along South Freeway in Fort Worth most weekdays since it opened for business in early 2009. Nevertheless, Sassy has taken the American hot dog and burger to a new gourmet level. Sample Sassy’s “Stent” – Monterey Jack cheese on smoked bologna, bacon, with grilled onions and topped with horseradish mayo and a pepper; or the Krause Dog – a quarter pound Vienna hot dog topped with pepper jack cheese, grilled red onions with jalapeno peppers, sauerkraut and spicy brown mustard.

Crazy Sisters Crazy Sisters gourmet food truck is a combination of modern Latin and American cuisines from a family born and raised in San Antonio, composed of family members of Spanish, Italian, Puerto Rican, Mexican and American descent. Just as varied as its demographic composition, Crazy Sisters’ truck has one of the widest varieties of menus of nearly any mobile food truck in the United States. From slow-cooked beef brisket to pork carnitas and portabella fajitas, Crazy Sisters seems to have it all. Follow the Crazy Sisters on Twitter and Facebook.

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