Naples is well known for having amazing restaurants and great cuisine. To build on the traditional choices of dining venues, in the last few years there has been the introduction and growing popularity of area food trucks. Celebration Park (a local food truck park) served as an assertor in the explosion of food trucks. This article is to showcase the variety of food trucks in the Naples area ranging from sweet treats to an eclectic collection of cuisines.
Food trucks not only provide a great casual option for enjoying a tasty treat, many of them are also available to hire for your special events. Know of a food truck you don't see highlighted here, let us know so we can include it.
Chef Asif Syed owns a popular brick and mortar Indian restaurant called 21 Spices and launched Deccani Bites on November 2021. Although his wide-ranging menu incorporates dishes from all over the Indian subcontinent, the inspiration was his home region of the Deccan Plateau.
This truck launched truck in 2010 by owner Sebastian Hermans. This food truck specializes in Dutch beignets stuffed with fresh apple slices or Swiss chocolate as well as poffertjes or “Poffers”—bite-sized, puffed-up beignets served with powdered sugar and butter. Hermans also serves his proprietary blend of coffee, made with beans ground to his specifications by a local roaster. Everything is freshly made on board.
Fire & Rice Paella
Chef Paul Schmidgall launched his first food truck in 2014 and can often be found at the local farmers markets. This food truck creates magnificent, authentic paella on site with only the finest ingredients. The Chef's repertoire includes a range of tapas and three paella variations.
Gigis is sourced by local ingredients, mixed with a gourmet flair. One favorite is the Big Kahuna Burger- kobe beef burger w/ grilled pineapple, korean BBQ sauce, & sweet chili cole slaw
Andreas Visilias Piraeus (the Port of Athens) began operating his food truck in early 2018 serving sweet and delicious Baklava, delicious and fresh Pita Bread, tasty Gyros and much more. Their most ordered dish is the classic lamb gyro, served on a grilled pita with tomato, onion, tzatziki, and feta.
This food truck features signature sandwiches and shareables.
I Love Curry
Digambar Sahu (better known as Chef Di)opened his food truck in in 2018 and later opened up a brick and mortar restaurant. The truck’s menu is smaller, but many of the most popular dishes are the same: tikka masala, butter chicken, and a dish he calls curry fried chicken (chicken legs marinated in Indian spices and served with a trio of chutneys).
Islands Seafood truck serves mouth-watering, premier seafood dishes with tropical flavors of the islands with a Jamaican flair.
JewBan’s Deli Dàle
Cuban husband Ray Garcia and Jewish wife Julie Dana renounced the corporate life to launch their food truck in 2015. This food truck is a wonderful fusion of culinary offerings including pastrami and Cuban media noche (midnight) sandwiches, and ropa vieja (shredded beef) with rice and beans... Cuban & Jewish favorites with a twist.
Mega Sabor Mexican
Mega Sabor Mexican is a food truck that uses the best ingredients and recipes for all of their dishes packed with bold flavors to serve authentic Mexican dishes.
Kenny Holland is preparing pork shoulder and brisket the proper way at Porker BBQ.
He smokes it for four hours, then cooks it — low and slow — for 12 to 14 hours in a CVap oven right inside the food truck, keeping it moist and flavorful. At Porker BBQ, you can get that slow-roasted smoked pork in the porker tacos and it comes with spicy chorizo, chili crema, fresh pineapple, house made red slaw, cilantro, jalapeño and cojita cheese.
Rollin' Raw Bar
The Rollin' Raw bar serve fresh oysters from the Northeast, Pacific Northwest and Gulf Coasts.
This food truck specializes in Raclette, a delicious cheese that is melted and served over various items. Raclette's a cheese you're about to be a lot more familiar with - if you're lucky that is. It sits at the center of everything Sweet Cheesus does, and does so well.
The Brit Pit
The Brit Pit is bringing Naples a selection of world wide cuisine, culled from a myriad of tasty influences. This food truck is all about transporting tastebuds with exotic cuisine, using imported ingredients and traditional recipes to add to that fresh flavor. At The Brit Pit, of course they're highlighting British food such as classic fish and chips but also offers classics such as chicken gyros, black bean burgers, and Korean BBQ pulled pork tacos.
The Great Foodini's Mobile Bistro
Chef and owner David Yarinsky built his own truck and takes pride that he creted a mobile bistro, not just a food truck. He grows his own produce and herbs on the truck in addition to workign with local farmers. The menu is extensive and features a wide range of options from Duck Sausage to Lobster rolls.
The Pit Commander BBQ
Stephan Nedwetzky serves Texas-style barbecue and Neapolitan pizza. The meats are pulled from the smoker and sliced specifically for your order and served on butcher paper. Stephan also marries his meats with his pies to create TEXAPOLITAN Pizza®, the only real entirely barbecued pizza.
The Sizzle Truck
The Sizzle Truck is a partnership among Z. Zacakary Ziakis , his wife, Adrienne, and his cousin, Anthony Badalamenti. Ziakis buys its vegetables daily and makes all its own sauces, such as tzatziki and garlic aoli. They even do their pickling. The Sizzle Truck creates weekly specials as well — boutique sammies such as chicken teriyaki stack and a pork báhn mì.