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Welcome to Carpe Durham’s beta food truck mapper. The map resets daily and tracks truck locations as their operates tweet their daily locations. If you know of a food truck that we are not currently mapping, please contact us using the link at the side of the page.

Carpe Durham has an exclusive partnership with Food Truck Fiesta to provide Durham food truck map data. A national directory of food trucks is maintained at Food Truck Directory


Food Trucks:
 
American Meltdown @AmericanMltdwn
Baguettaboutit @baguettaboutit 
Bavarian Brats @bavarianbrats
Cafe Bellezza @caffebellezza
Bluesky Dining @blueskydiningnc
bikeCOFFEE @bikeCOFFEEdrm
Big Als BBQ @BIGALSBBQ 
Big Deez Dogs @BigDeezDogs
Blue Ribbon Delights @BlueRibbonDlite
Box Carr Farms @boxcarrfarms 
Bulkogi @ncbulkogi
Café Prost @cafeprost
Chick_N_Que @Chick-N-Que 
Chirba Chirba @ChirbaChirba
CJ’s Street Food @cjstreetfood
CrossRoads Kettle Corn @XRdsKettleCorn 
Dang Good Dogs @DangGoodDogs
Daisy Cakes@daisycakesnc
Deez Hot Diggity Dog @dhddogs 
Don’s Classic Ices @donsclassicices
Doughnette Truck @DoughnetteTruck
Dusty Donuts @dustydonuts 
Farmhand Foods @farmhandfoods
Grilled Cheese Bus @grilldcheesebus
Honey of a Handcake @honeyhandcake
The Humble Pig @thehumblepig 
Indian Food Truck @IndianFoodTruck
Joey Ds NY Dogs @JoeyDsNYdogs
Klausie’s @klausiespizza
KoKyu BBQ @KoKyuBBQ
Kona Chameleon @konachameleon
La Farm Truck @lafarmtruck
Locopops @locopops
LoYo On The Go @LoYoOnTheGo
Lunch Box @lunchboxnmore
Monut Donuts @MonutsDonuts 
Olde North State BBQ @ONSBBQ
Onlyburger @onlyburger
Parlez-vous Crepe @parlezvouscrepe
Parlour Durham @parlourdurham
Pie Pushers @piepushers
Sarges Chef @SargesChef 
Slippin Sliders @slippinsliders
Sweet ‘N Savory P @sweetnsavorync
Sympathy4Deli @Sympathy4Deli
Triangle RawFoodists @trianglerawfood
Valentino Truck @valentinotruck
Will and Pops @willandpops

 
 

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  • Kathy said:

    For all who enjoy food from trucks: http://blogs.newsobserver.com/food/food-truck-feast-this-sunday

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  • TSQ75 said:

    all of the major trucks will also be vending at the Beaver Queen Pageant at Duke park this saturday afternoon from 5pm on…

    taco truck
    Bulgoki truck
    pupusa truck
    Liberacion juice truck
    Indian truck

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  • ahsh said:

    Does anyone know where the Indian food truck has gone?(the one that used to be next to Sam’s Quickstop)

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    JB replies on July 29th, 2010 at 4:48 pm:

    We’ve tried to go a few times over the past couple of weeks – twice on a weekday at 5-ish and once on a Saturday for a late lunch – but no truck. Anyone had success finding it lately?

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    linda replies on July 30th, 2010 at 7:36 am:

    i called sam’s, they said the guy is having electrical issues and said he’ll probably be back next week.

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    ahsh replies on August 18th, 2010 at 8:40 pm:

    We found the truck in the Nice Price Books parking lot. It sounds like he’ll be there for a while. Mmmmm… chicken curry!

    Varani replies on August 19th, 2010 at 5:40 pm:

    Dollar General on Broad Street!

    DID replies on August 21st, 2010 at 12:12 pm:

    Talked to the Indian Food Truck guy last week and he says he’s going to be at Nice Price everyday from 5-9pm and is working on a permit for lunch. He is on twitter, though not the best at updating and confirming his location.

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  • VanBriggle said:

    I drove past Pupuseria & Taqueria Orellana this evening and they had what appeared to a bright yellow Orellana food truck parked in their lot. I’ve never seen it before and don’t know if it is up and running yet, but wanted to share the news.

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    Alan replies on September 17th, 2010 at 11:45 am:

    We went to the Durham Green Flea Market a few weekends ago and Orellana were there with their new food truck. Don’t know if they’re going any other places though.

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  • Drivin'Past said:

    Everyone should check out a new food truck/trailer I saw in South Durham. Chef Mike’s Blue Sky Dining, they have a website and are on Facebook. www,blueskydiningnc.com

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  • Nick D said:

    Just found a new food truck (well, cart) in Durham! Joey D’s, a hot-dog cart bringing Buffalo, NY dogs to Durham, opened last Friday at The Rock Shop on Hillsborough. I had their Carolina Dog (dog, chili, slaw) and it was outstanding! Joey D’s distinguishes themselves by grilling their dogs (they have an actual grill built in to the cart) rather that boiling/heating in water. Prices are reasonable- $3 for a regular size dog, $3.50 for a footlong. I believe they will be at The Rock Shop everyday- definitely worth a stop!

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    Jam replies on October 13th, 2010 at 2:27 pm:

    They were at the beer festival this bast weekend and it was the worst hot dog I have ever had.

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  • scarf002 said:

    Check out Joey D’s at the Rock Shop for a grilled hot dog or sausage like you would have in your back yard. They are located at the Rock Shop at 3121 Hillsborough Road. Their site is http://www.joeydsnydogs.com
    Great dog unlike any other you’ll find in Durham.

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  • KW said:

    Just went to Joey D’s. It’s a really good hot dog, which fills a niche in Durham since it’s not easy to find a good one around here. Nice snap to the dog that comes from grilling it and the meat is a good quality which makes a big difference in the taste.

    I recommend checking this place out. I hope he’s invited to the next food truck roundup so he can get some more exposure.

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    Joey D's NY Dogs replies on September 29th, 2010 at 9:21 am:

    Do you know who runs the truck round up. We would be more than happy to participate and introduce our products to the Durham community.

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    Joe replies on September 29th, 2010 at 11:21 am:

    I believe Brian at Only Burger was usually heading them up. They were monthly for a little while but not certain when next one is scheduled.

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    Joey D's NY Dogs replies on September 29th, 2010 at 9:21 am:

    Thanks for trying us out and glad you enjoyed our food. Appreciate the nice comments.

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  • Joey D's NY Dogs said:

    Hey everyone,
    Just because it’s raining it doesn’t mean you can’t get a great hot dog or sausage. Joey D’s is open for business rain or shine at 3121 Hillsborough Road in the parking lot of the Rock Shop. We have tents so you won’t get wet. Come try the best flame grilled (that’s right flame grilled)hot dog in Durham shipped in from Buffalo New York along with the best sausages and rolls. We have an awesome horseradish mustard you should try.
    http://www.joeydsnydogs.com

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  • Joey D said:

    Announcing the new daytime location for Joey D’s NY Dogs and Sausages. Starting today, November 2nd we will be located Monday through Friday from 11:00 until 2:00p.m. and beyond depending on how hungry everyone is on the corner of Erwin Road and LaSalle Street next to the Suntrust Bank. We are very excited about this new location so walk up and get a grilled hotdog or sausage and enjoy.

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  • Jeff Porter said:

    Trinity Park Food Truck Rodeo and Hootenanny

    This afternoon at the Park in Trinity Park

    Nov 14th, 2010

    3:30 to 5:30 PM

    Presented by The Trinity Park Neighborhood Association

    Bring non-perishable food items to Trinity Park for Urban Ministries
    of Durham, and enjoy a meal from a local food truck with your
    neighbors

    Apple cider will also be for sale

    There will be live music presented by your talented neighbors

    Bring your acoustic instrument or fine singing voice to join the band
    for a song or two

    Scheduled to appear: Daisycakes, OnlyBurger, Farmhand foods, Joey D’s
    Hot dogs, and Klausie’s Pizza

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  • Flip said:

    Sweet, does this pinpoint bases on tweet location?

    Flip

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    DID replies on January 18th, 2011 at 3:32 pm:

    exactly! expect a few hiccups the first week or so.

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  • Durham A Day: Food Trucks | Mobile Food News said:

    [...] Moon Grill. But Durham has really grabbed it. The web site Carpe Durham tracks trucks daily on a map, and there are trucks with real personality, such as the Daisy Cakes baker who sells cupcakes on [...]

  • 'Thew said:

    Does anyone know about an imminent food truck rodeo in Durham? I hear there’s one coming up in May, but can’t find any specific information about the date, etc.

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  • This Summer | The Daily Triangle said:

    [...] On the agenda:  Learning to make Indian food; hoping that Lan finds a new place for her Chinese cooking class, figuring out how to use my digital camera, tasting wine at Fridays Uncorked (or grabbing drinks with a side of music at Fridays on the Front Porch), sitting in the sand in Wrightsville, renewing my pass at InsideOut, taking hip-hop at 9th Street Dance (and wishing my dear friend J was in NC to do this with me again!), checking out the Eno River trails, baking bread, making the pilgrimage to Allen & Son, stopping by Maple View to pick up some Carolina Crunch, finding time for a museum visit & some pie, hanging out on the lawn at the American Tobacco Campus, and tracking down food trucks. [...]

  • Lori said:

    Does anyone know if food trucks come to the Hillsborough “Last Fridays” and Art Walk?

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    DID replies on July 11th, 2011 at 11:27 am:

    I don’t think so – I’ve never seen any out there for Last Fridays

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  • Diane said:

    Anyone try the new mobile bakery called Blue Ribbon Delights Mobile Bakery Boutique? They are located on 1614 South Miami Blvd across from the Suntrust Bank, great cupcakes..

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  • What do Detroit and Raleigh have against food trucks? | Right Angles said:

    [...] While “backward” and “unenlightened” Durham is considered one of the country’s most vibrant food-truck scenes, in Raleigh, food truck chefs have been kicked to the curb. Durham’s scene is vibrant enough to have spurred one blogger to create a food-truck mapper. [...]

  • Diane said:

    Starting today we will be located on Park Dr in the RTP…Right between the First Citizen Bank and RTP Federal Hwy 54.

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  • KWard14 said:

    Local Yogurt, Durham’s first locally owned and operated frozen yogurt shop recently launched North Carolina’s first frozen yogurt truck! Spinning 4 flavors, with over 30 fresh toppings, this frozen yogurt truck travels throughout NC and across the State to serve up tasty froyo! To reserve call Tyler at 252-917-0332 or email Loyoonthego@gmail.com

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  • Food truck info, listings and news « Red Devil in the Kitchen said:

    [...] The kind folks at CarpeDurham have done a little better and have provided a beta version of a food truck locator. [...]

  • steve said:

    Oct 17th 7 pm Town Council meeting to discuss food trucks in Chapel Hill. The planning dept. is advising against “trailers” Why? Please voice your concern

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  • Food Truck Mania | The Daily Triangle said:

    [...] the list of all the participants, and Carpe Durham’s live map of current food truck locations, along with their Twitter feeds. Neopolitan cupcake from Honey of a [...]

  • KWard14 said:

    How are new food trucks added to your list?

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    RPP replies on November 9th, 2011 at 1:40 am:

    Please email us (use the address on the About page) or leave a comment here. Thanks!

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  • Trinity Lounge said:

    Hi there:
    We just opened a sofistacated Lounge and Night Club in Durham area across from DUKE East Campus.
    We are looking into to have a contest among the majority of the Food Trucks in the Triangle.

    If you would like to participate. Please e mail us at:
    thetrinitylounge@gmail.com

    All best,

    The TL Team

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  • J W said:

    Hello Carpedurham We are the Triangles Newest Food Truck, and would love to be added to your list. We expect to be open mid to late December
    Featuring CHOP SOUL Down home cooking with a Asian/Caribbean Flair

    Sarge’s Chef on Wheels
    @Sargeschef
    http://www.Sargeschefonwheels.com
    919 827 7308

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    ernesto replies on December 5th, 2011 at 3:36 pm:

    Looks great! Good luck! How do we know where the truck is?

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    J W replies on December 13th, 2011 at 10:20 pm:

    Thanks for the question. We will tweet our location when we Open Thanks again

    PS and you can follow us on twitter @Sargeschef

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  • Melissa Scales said:

    http://bullcityfoodtrucks.com/

    This is an awesome website by a Durham Resident and food truck lover. It tracks where all the food trucks are at all times based on the tweets or facebook status location updates. Super useful and all in one place!

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  • Linda Crabtree said:

    Hello everyone, my name is Linda Crabtree and I am co-captain of Relay For Life team..One More Day.. we are holding our 3rd annual Poker Run/Block Party on Saturday April 14, 2012. Im not sure how all these food trucks work but I have heard some really good things..Can someone please explain the “truck rodeo” we are looking to have food vendors for our Relay For Life Fundraiser..

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    DID replies on January 25th, 2012 at 2:49 pm:

    HI LInda – you’d be best served by contacting specific trucks to check their availability – Pie Pushers and Only Burger have both organized rodeos.

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    Linda Crabtree replies on January 31st, 2012 at 3:56 pm:

    Thanks a bunch for the info…

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  • Alice said:

    Don’t forget about the new Hibachi Xpress Food Truck. Follow it on twitter @HibachiXpress for its current locations!

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  • Susie said:

    How do I recruit food trucks for a rally we are holding on June 9 in Durham???

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    judas_escargot replies on March 20th, 2012 at 10:29 pm:

    Have you tried communicating with any of them?

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    DID replies on March 21st, 2012 at 7:36 pm:

    messaging via twitter is the best way

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    Triangle Raw Foodists replies on March 22nd, 2012 at 5:03 pm:

    Email is the best way to reach us (I think that probably goes for most of the others as well.)

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    Sarge replies on March 23rd, 2012 at 6:20 pm:

    SargesChef@aol.com or @SargesChef

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  • christina alexakis said:

    Check out mamadukesinc@yahoo.com !!

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  • Paul said:

    Hi There, could you add American Meltdown to your list of food trucks in the area?

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  • suzi said:

    Durham Tech’s cafe will close in mid May, that means there will be no food available unless you (1) leave the cmapus, (2) bring in your own. Would love to have a food truck visit on a rotating basis. Let me know if this interests you so I can make some arrangements (parking)

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    Paul replies on April 23rd, 2012 at 3:19 pm:

    Suzi, is there contact info that we could have to follow up with that? You can contact us via our website also.

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    gussy"s replies on May 30th, 2012 at 3:14 pm:

    Hi there,

    My name is Gus Megaloudis and i am happy to announce that our Food Truck should be up and running in about 1 month. The name of the truck is called Gussy’s. We currently run a food stand on the plaza at Duke University. We have been there for 4 years and our business has grown tremendously. We will be serving authentic greek cuisine…..Gyro’s,chicken and pork shish-kabobs,Greek fries, greek salads, hummus , greek stuffed peppers, baklava, greek frappe coffee, soups and more. We look forward to joining the very hip and growing food truck scene. Look forward to seeing you all soon.

    Gus
    A.K.A the greek devil
    919 656 7096

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    DID replies on May 30th, 2012 at 3:41 pm:

    great news! do you have twitter or facebook yet?

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  • Jane Howard Crutchfield said:

    Hey, Triangle Raw Foodists is now “Triangle Raw Foods” and the new twitter tag is @trianglerawfood.

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  • Greg said:

    The cafeteria at the Network Center on HWY 54 in RTP will close for 6 months effective Friday, June 29, 2012. It will be great to have an alternative to walking to the parking lot and getting in the car just to get lunch. Looking forward to seeing the awesome awesome Durham food trucks!

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  • Bob said:

    Is it the popularity that causes the much to high prices on these food trucks or are their sales numbers not what we think they are (high!)

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  • Ryan Donovan said:

    Yeah! I sensed that food trucks will be coming back in the business. I prefer this than delivery cause you can see how the food is handled. When I visited my aunt at Australia they had a similar way like this, its called frozen party food sydney . Its like a mini food festival at your place. Its quite delighting if all of your neighbors are there and eating with you.

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  • Steve said:

    Just moved here from Portland and we miss our Food Trucks. We’re on the lookout to check out the local flavors. Can’t wait to meet some of you guys. We’re also planning on coming to the Food Truck Rodeo in October.

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  • Brent Gibert said:

    I am looking to get in touch with a few food trucks that have open availability during lunch hours on week days. I am working on trying to set up a presentation for my boss for lunch hours of the employess at our training facility and I thought it would be nice to have a food truck around for lunch time. IF you or someone you know might have some information for me i would greatly appreciate it.
    Brent
    9857059028
    brentgibert@ymail.com

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  • leane said:

    New Mobile Cupcake truck hitting the scene! Sweet Traditions by Leane Follow them on Twitter: @traditionssweet
    Awesome cupcakes!!

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  • Mark said:

    Hey! Could you add CJ’s Street Food to your list for your food truck locator? We are on Twitter @cjstreetfood. Let me know if you need any more information. Thank you!

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  • Kaitlyn said:

    What about Hibachi Express (@HibachiXpress)? They’ve started coming out to the food truck rodeos and channel advisor for weekday lunches. They post their location on their twitter account.

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  • BDK said:

    Grindage, a new deli truck w/people from NYC, was at Motorco last week.

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  • Christine said:

    Many of these seem to have died out. Is the trend over up there?

    Christine
    Fort Bragg, NC

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  • ernesto said:

    Live and well enough to be having a Food Truck Rodeo in Durham tomorrow from 12:30 to 4:30 at Durham Central Park (Foster St. a few blocks north of the downtown loop).

    Largest rodeo yet – 62 trucks! More info at
    http://durhamcentralpark.org/event/food-truck-rodeo-june/

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  • jn said:

    Does anyone know which foodtrucks come to Northgate Park on Wednesdays?

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  • Tim Morris said:

    Heyo! Please add Caffe Bellezza, Mobile Coffee Bar to the list! Our twitter handle is @caffebellezza, and our website is http://www.caffebellezza.com. We serve specialty coffee and teas from our solar-powered truck! We are based out of Durham and we are regularly seen at the Hunt St Market on Saturdays and in various locations throughout the week. Thanks! -Tim

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  • Jeff Johnson said:

    If you have not signed up for the Tanger Outlets Gourmet Food Truck Rodeo in Mebane, it’s not too late! $100 fee for three days (3/21-23) to cover the picnic tables, advertising, etc. We have advertised on radio and internally for this event and the last two have been well attended. If interested in this one or our next one in July, please email me at jeffrey.johnson@tangeroutlets.com. Thanks!

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