Are you looking for the best food trucks in Northwest Arkansas?  There are quite a few fabulous ones, and you need to buckle up because they offer some incredibly delicious meals.

Food trucks have been around since before the invention of the automobile, but they weren’t called food trucks back then, they were dubbed chuck wagons, which were used by American cattlemen as they drove their herds the long miles to market. Thankfully, they are on the rise in the U.S., and particularly in Northwest Arkansas where chefs from around the world create amazing cuisine to tempt your taste buds. Check out the Top 10 list below to find an excellent food truck near you:

Bella Vista

Mai Chinese Food Truck $

13472-13482 Lookout Dr, (417) 291-4625

The next time you’re craving Chinese food, drive over to Mai Chinese Food Truck. Offering delicious Chinese favorites, the service is friendly and efficient, the portions are huge and the prices are very reasonable. The orange chicken is to die for, but unless you’re a big eater, just order one portion and split it.

Bentonville

Crackerjack $

218 N Main St, (479) 366-0111

Chef Jason Hector is at the helm of this delightful gastro lab. If the idea of gourmet sandwiches makes your taste buds tingle, then you will love Crackerjack’s. No ordinary fixin’s on these sandwiches, just a blending of mouthwatering flavors. There’s also an unusual breakfast menu sporting such items as cornmeal pancakes and biscuits and andouille gravy. Patronize this food truck soon, you’ll be happy you did.

Crepes Paulette $

213 NE A St (479) 250-1110

What could be better than authentic French Crepes served in an open-air setting? A warm, cozy canopy wall provides comfortable seating unless the weather turns really foul. The delicious crepe menu is varied, and offers something for everyone. While Crepes Paulette is a food truck, don’t expect typical fast food, you can look forward to gourmet crepes made to perfection. Try the Spicy Piggy and for a sweet crepe, try the La Foster.

Tandem Tacos $

406 Razorback Dr, (479) 599-9917

This delightful, little food truck specializes in delicious, flavorful, filling tacos that are bursting with just the right amount of seasonings that will win over even the most stubborn of appetites. The owners are friendly and helpful, and will even dash out to your car in foul weather. Can’t say enough good things about Tandem Tacos! .

Fayetteville

Andouille $

758 W. North Street

Andouille is a cajun and creole food truck that offers fresh food with just the right amount of authentic spicy. Even Louisiana natives rate it as top notch. Service is efficient and friendly too. Please check FB page for weekly locations.

Dot’s Nashville Hot Chicken $ 

617 N College Ave, (615) 594-6172

If you like your chicken spicy, then you simply must stop by Dot’s where you can get some of the most delicious hot chicken you’ve ever put in your mouth. Spiciness ranges from mild to hot, and the medium will bring you to tears. The breading is flavorful and the chicken on the inside is moist and tender. Dining at Dot’s is bound to be an experience you’ll repeat often.

Wicked Wood Fired Pizza $

1946 N. Birch St, (479) 466-8911

Wicked Wood Fired Pizza puts out delicious crispy pies baked in an Italian made wood fire oven, which fires to over 700 degrees. These signature pizzas will keep your taste buds popping and begging for more. Try the Wicked Supreme first and then try all the rest.

Lowell

La Carreta Food Truck $

515 S Bloomington St, Lowell, AR, (479) 502-4868

This local taco truck has tasty tacos at very reasonable prices. Five bucks buys you a huge burrito or quesadilla. Close to J.B. Hunt, it has outdoor seating and takeout.

Rogers

Big Sexy Food Truck $$

623 W Walnut, (479) 222-1675

Located at the City Pump, where downtown Rogers begins, Big Sexy Food Truck designs, creates and serves some of the tastiest and most exciting cuisine to ever come from a food truck. With a focus on outlandish burgers and fresh made cuisine, Chef, Brent Hale, dishes up food that will keep you coming back time after time. Also locations in Springdale and Fayetteville.

Persephone on Wheels $

321 S Arkansas St, (479) 715-9032

If you enjoy falafel and Mediterranean street food, you will love this delightful food truck where Chef Michael Robertshaw is at the helm. Delicious flavors, large portions and reasonable prices make this a new Rogers favorite eating destination. Try the light, fluffy, melt-in-your-mouth Loukoumades (donuts), they are available on Saturdays and Sundays and are a taste of Heaven.

Takashimure Hibachi Express $

623 West Walnut, Rogers, AR, (479) 899-4244

Takashimura Hibachi Food Truck is not your ordinary food truck. Everything is fresh, freshly made and so delicious you’ll wonder how it could be coming from this simple looking food truck in Pea Ridge. This is Japanese food on par with some of the very best in the region, and while the portions are large, the prices are so affordable. Plan to take the family soon for some excellent Japanese cuisine.

Honorable Mention

Purple Banana $
900 S Main St, Bentonville (479) 770-9969

Open 11 – 2 Tues – Fri, the Purple Banana is a food truck specializing in amazing, fresh Mexican and latin flavors including its signature deep-fried tacos. If you enjoy sweets, try the Banana Chimi, it will knock your socks off. Check FB or Instagram for weekly location.

Tyler’s Craft BBQ $
109 N Arkansas St, (479) 409-7423

Located at Ozark Beer Company and with a goal to provide Northwest Arkansas its best BBQ, Tyler’s Craft BBQ, a local family owned food truck, has their work cut out for them, but it seems they are up to the task. Many NWA BBQ enthusiasts have already gone out on the limb to proclaim that Tyler’s makes the best BBQ sandwich in the region. The meats are tender and moist, the accompanying slaw  is heavenly and the service is friendly and efficient.