More than most cities in the United States, Angelenos can get their fill of tacos on an almost daily basis. The density of taco shops in the Southern California area may be great, but a good taco is not always easy to find. Explore these great taco trucks for your next taco adventure.
The Kogi Beef Truck, known for their delicious Korean BBQ, serves up Korean Mexican fusion tacos each day. Founders Mark Manguera, Caroline Shin-Manguera and Chef Roy Choi have made their tacos some of LA’s favorite. Don’t miss their Spicy Pork Tacos, Short Rib tacos, Calamari Tacos, Chicken Tacos, or Tofu Tacos, all served on handmade tortillas topped with meats and plenty of fresh veggies. Add Kimchi to any taco for extra bold flavor.
Although Jogasaki Sushi Burrito is most famous for its sushi-inspired burrito combinations served on either soy paper or choice of rolled tortilla, they also boast one incredible LA taco, the Salmon Ceviche Taco. Made with salmon sashimi and pico de gallo, this taco is dressed with ponzu and yuzu dressing, wrapped up in a crunchy taco shell.
Komodo Food Truck mixes 100% fresh organic ingredients with unique flavor combinations and flavors to create some of LA’s best gourmet tacos. Chef Erwin Tjahyadi mixes his French cuisine with his palate for Asian Fusion while serving up his worldy-inspired fusion tacos and dishes on the Komodo Truck. A few of the truck’s most famous tacos include Komodo 2.0, with seared top sirloin steak, Japanese aioli, and southwest corn salad; Java, filled with Indonesian pork rendeng braised in coconut milk w/ tomato/cucumber salad, green onions & fried shallots; Roma, seared Italian sausage, olives, tomatoes, red onion, red bell pepper, parmesan cheese & Romesco sauce; Asian Marinated Chicken, made with grilled marinated chicken, jalapeno stir-fried rice, green onions, mandarin oranges, sesame seeds & sweet soy sauce glaze; and the Fish and Grapes, boasting deep fried Alaskan cod, fresh concord grapes, roasted almonds w/ sour cream salad.
Dia de los Puercos
Serving up some of Los Angeles’ best Mexican Street Food, Dia de los Puercos boasts a menu almost completely devoted to pork, and their pork tacos are some of the best. The El Chefe taco is corn tortillas filled with pork & cheese, topped with cabbage, onion, radish & salsa. The El Tri tacos come in triplets and include your choice of pork, cabbage, onion and salsa. 90% of the menu is gluten free.
“Vchos,” slang for for “young people,” is frequented by many a young person, hipster, and Angelino in search of a good taco. The truck’s fare focuses around Central American culinary creations, including a heavy focus on Pupusas, a taco-esque food at its core. Served with Salvadoran coleslaw and homemade, try a variety of pupusas including pork, bean & cheese, pork & cheese, chicken, spinach & cheese, and loroco & cheese.
Hang 10 Tacos
With a nod to SoCal’s beach loving atmosphere, Hang 10 Tacos infuses every dish with a nod to California culture and cuisine. The tacos themselves have each been modeled after a different city on the California coast, from The Manhattan with charbroiled steak, cheese, cilantro, and pico de gallo, to the Palos Verdes with battered shrimp, cabbage, chipotle sauce, and pico, and dozens of “cities” in between featuring fresh ingredients and robust flavors.
Taco Maniaco, an authentic Mexico City style food truck, serves Los Angeles everything from tacos and burritos to empanadas and flan. Their very authentic, street style tacos are bargain priced and filled with a variety of expertly cooked meats including Carne Asada, Al Pastor, a super moist Pollo Asado, and more. Unique tacos, including a conchinita pipil taco and