There's enough variety to please everyone, whether you're craving a Middle Eastern gyro, a Peruvian empanada or just hot dogs and French fries. Global celeb chef José Andres even has a food truck called Pepe, which features the famous Spanish flauta sandwiches and patatas bravas.
Arlington has mobile vending zones (MVZs) dedicated to food trucks in several neighborhoods. These MVZs provide reserved parking for food trucks between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. That’s when you’ll find quick bites there, as well as near Metro stations in other neighborhoods.
Here’s where to find a bite on the go in several neighborhoods.
Welburn Square is the hub for Ballston’s food truck scene.
The Clarendon mobile vending zone operates on Friday and Saturday at:
Near the intersection of Clarendon and Wilson Boulevards
The Courthouse mobile vending zones operate Monday to Friday at:
15th Street North at the intersection with North Courthouse Road
On Clarendon Boulevard at the intersection with North Veitch Street
Rosslyn has outdoor seating on the corner of Wilson Boulevard and North Kent Street that makes it easy for food-truck diners to sit and enjoy their food. Rosslyn has three mobile vending zones, Monday to Friday, at:
19th Street (between Lynn and Kent Streets)
Wilson Boulevard (between Lynn and Kent Streets
Pierce Street (between Clarendon Boulevard and Wilson Boulevard)