Food Truck Guide for San Marcos, Buda and Kyle

Chicken chow mein from Meera's Kitchen in San Marcos. (Zara Flores/Community Impact Newspaper).
Chicken chow mein from Meera's Kitchen in San Marcos. (Zara Flores/Community Impact Newspaper).

Chicken chow mein from Meera's Kitchen in San Marcos. (Zara Flores/Community Impact Newspaper).

This noncomprehensive list represents a number of food trucks in the San Marcos, Buda and Kyle areas that are home to a variety of cuisines. Truck owners regularly post their location on social media.

Asian

Meera’s Kitchen

210-803-9344

The truck serves chow mein, fried rice, dumplings and quesadillas. Red Bus Food Park at 801 Chestnut St., San Marcos. Call ahead for hours.


Pinoy Express

512-596-8543

The Filipino truck specializes in authentic dishes and dessert such as chicken and pork adobo and turon, a deep-fried banana topped with ice cream. Red Bus Food Park at 801 Chestnut St., San Marcos. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Thu.-Sat.

Thai 2 U

512-993-1771

The truck features daily menu items such as Pad Thai Red Curry Rolls or Lemongrass Noodle Rolls. Other options include pad thai and specialties such as the Papaya Salad Roll. Red Bus Food Park at 801 Chestnut St., San Marcos. Call ahead for hours.

Barbecue

Bat Wings Co.

512-994-5602

www.batwingsco.com

The truck offers fried chicken wings with flavors ranging from mild to extra hot such as Sweet Thai Chili and Caribbean Jerk. The menu includes meatless alternatives, such as cauliflower wings. 400 Main St., Buda. 5:30-10 p.m. Thu.-Mon.

Courtesy Louie’s Craft BBQ

Louie’s Craft BBQ

512-649-2727

www.louiescraftbbq.com,

www.facebook.com/louiescraftbbq

The barbecue truck specializes in brisket, pulled pork and racks of ribs paired with loaded sides enough for one or the whole family. 112 N. Main St., Buda. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Wed.-Sun.

Sander’s BBQ and Soul Food

512-351-0363

www.facebook.com/sandersbbq

The truck has Texas classics such as brisket sandwiches, potato salad and cornbread.

1101 Hwy. 123, San Marcos. Call ahead for hours.

Coffee & Desserts

Coffee Box

512-850-1530

Tea or espresso drinks and breakfast tacos are available at the truck. Lunch options include a hamburger with chips or a BLT sandwich. 1101 Bunton Creek Road, Kyle. 6:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sat., closed Sun.

King of Snacks

210-552-8337

This truck is known for it deep-fried carnival foods, including brownies, cheesecake and Oreos. Other treats include funnel cakes, chili cheese fries and nachos. 128 S. Guadalupe St., San Marcos or the Tanger Outlet Mall. Noon-8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., noon-7 p.m. Sun. Call ahead for location.

MamboFreeze

www.mambofreeze.com

The menu has traditional and specialty shaved ice flavors and toppings, such as Flaming Hot Cheeto nachos and tamales. The truck also has doggy snow cones for four-legged friends. 5401 S. FM 1626, Kyle. 15300 S. I-35, Buda. Open daily 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

Mexican & Latin American

Bandit Tacos

512-909-9086

www.bandittacos.com

The taco truck has breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert. Breakfast tacos come with scrambled eggs, cheese and a choice of meat. Other options include chips and salsa, street corn and fried-to-order tortillas tossed in cinnamon sugar. 824 Main St., Buda. 4-9 p.m. Wed.-Thu., 4-10 p.m. Fri., 1-10 p.m. Sat.

Francis Pupusas

512-627-7412

www.orderfrancispupusas.com

The menu has an array of classics such as the namesake pupusas, ceviche and enchiladas as well as agua fresca. 101 Summit Drive, Kyle. Noon-10 p.m. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sun.

Lucy’s Tacos

512-920-7962

www.lucystacostx.com

The Mexican food truck serves classic and breakfast tacos with a selection of toppings as well as tortas, tostadas and burritos.

705 Aquarena Springs Drive, San Marcos.

7 a.m.-3 p.m. Mon.-Tue., Thu.-Fri.; 10 a.m.-

3 p.m. Wed.; 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat.

Tejas Birria

https://tejas-birria.square.site

The truck has Mexican favorites with hints of Japanese flavors, such as birria tacos and a beef birria ramen. 2390 FM 2001, Buda. Noon-8 p.m. Thu., noon-9 p.m. Fri.-Sat.,

11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sun.

Other

Gotji’s Kitchen

512-766-0279

www.facebook.com/gotjikitchen

With vegetarian, gluten-free and spice options, customers can find customizable authentic Thai food. 400 N. Main St., Buda. 5-9 p.m. Wed., 4-9 p.m. Thu.,

noon-9 p.m. Fri.-Sun.

Parasol

512-333-4543

https://parasolfood.square.site,

www.facebook.com/parasolfood

The truck serves an adult version of an Uncrustables sandwich, grilled PB&J topped with corn flakes. Vegetarian options include a grilled barbecue tofu sandwich or a tempeh BLT. 400 Main St., Buda. Open daily, call ahead for hours.

Quick Fix Cuisine

210-606-2057

www.facebook.com/quickfixcuisine

Customers can find healthier entrees or smaller plates such as chickpea taquitos or a serving of grilled chicken with ginger, turmeric and jasmine rice. 801 Chestnut St., San Marcos. Call ahead for hours.

Texas Crab Co.

830-433-9063

www.facebook.com/texas-crab-company-102222314802081

The seafood truck offers crab and shrimp boil trays, fried lobster, a variety of po’boy sandwiches with fries, sausage and fried corn. The truck periodically sets up in the Blanco Vista neighborhood, 4040 Trail Ridge Pass, San Marcos. 5-8 p.m. or until sold out. The main location is at 350 N. Hwy. 123 Bypass, Seguin. Check Facebook for days open or call.

PizzaPie Shack ATX

512-655-3855

www.pieshackatx.com

Now open in a new location, the Pie Shack offers wood-fired pizzas with a twist such as a savory peach or BLT pizza. Arugula

and garden salads are also available along with homemade cookies and a s’mores brownie covered in toasted marshmallows.

408 N. Main St., Buda. 5-9 p.m. Fri.-Sat.,

noon-7 p.m. Sun.
By Zara Flores
Zara joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in August 2021. Prior to CI, she interned at Picket Fence Media in Southern California and graduated from Cal State Fullerton where she was assistant news editor for the Daily Titan and copy editor for Tusk Magazine. Zara covers education, business, government and more for Buda, Kyle and San Marcos.
By Eric Weilbacher

Editor, New Braunfels and San Marcos/Buda/Kyle

Eric joinedCommunity Impact Newspaper as an editor in July 2021, returning to journalism after several years in the New Braunfels business community. Prior to CI, Eric freelanced for multiple publications and was a reporter for the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung. He brings a passion for accurate, compelling story telling and human interest to his work.



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