5 new Austin food trucks that will rock your world

If you're interested in new Austin food trucks, consider dropping into one of these new spots. Here are the newest places to check out the next time you're in search of a new food truck near you.

Artipasta

7800 S. First St.

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Artipasta is a pasta shop, food truck and Italian spot.

It makes handcrafted pasta and dishes up gnocchi with tomato sauce and fresh mozzarella, four-cheese macaroni, caserecce with sage and almonds pesto, lasagna and tagliatelle with a house meat sauce. Make sure to save room for dessert, such as sugolo (grape pudding, Italian semifreddo and cannolis. (Click here to see the menu.)

With a five-star Yelp rating out 23 reviews, Artipasta has been getting positive attention.

Yelper Maddie B., who reviewed Artipasta on Feb. 11, wrote, "I love Artipasta. ... I ordered to-go and had the tagliatelle with house meat sauce and [my boyfriend] had the gnocchi and both were the best pasta I've ever had in Austin."

Elizabeth P. noted, "Delicious homemade pasta and sauces! I've had the carbonara and the mushroom/sausage pasta, both were delicious. As others have mentioned, the tiramisu is exceptional."

Artipasta is open from noon–3 p.m. and 5–9 p.m. on Tuesday-Saturday and noon–8 p.m. on Sunday. (It's closed on Monday.)

Sauce Odyssey

1403 E. Seventh St., East Cesar Chavez

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Sauce Odyssey is a food truck and traditional American spot.

This truck serves nachos (queso and a monthly rotating selection) rotisserie (roasted chicken legs, wings, beats and tater tots) and dessert. (Click here to view the full menu.)

Yelp users are excited about Sauce Odyssey, which currently holds five stars out of five reviews on the site.

Yelper Alyse B., who reviewed Sauce Odyssey on March 7, wrote, "I'm becoming a frequent flyer at this truck. My favorite dishes are the avocado toast (on truck-made sourdough bread), the Leaning Tower (Italian-inspired nachos) and the potato soup (the best I've ever had)."

Yelper Andrea B. wrote, "The side dishes, beets and carrots were phenomenal. They had a nice smoky flavor to them and were paired with really great sauces to complement. I also shared two different nacho plates with a friend. They were both so good."

Sauce Odyssey is open from 8 a.m.–3 p.m. on Monday, 11 a.m.–9 p.m. on Wednesday-Saturday, and noon–5 p.m. on Sunday. (It's closed on Tuesday.)

Las Abuelas

11444 Manchaca Road,

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Las Abuelas is a food truck and Mexican spot, offering sandwiches and more.

It serves five spicy sandwiches, including the El Pimento (crispy chicken, green chile pimento and hot honey) and the H-Town (crispy chicken, queso, avocado and roasted serrano crema), along with Bandera Tots and Camote Fries as sides. (Click here for the full menu.)

With a five-star Yelp rating out of 36 reviews on Yelp, Las Abuelas has been getting positive attention.

Yelper Mayra B., who was one of the first users to visit Las Abuelas on Jan. 8, noted, "Besides the spicy chicken sandwich being extremely hot, it was really yummy. They fill their sandwich with a hot chipotle sauce, and a cabbage and carrot coleslaw. ... I also ordered their bandera tater tots. They drizzle some sour cream, crushed pepper and finish it off with some powdered cheese."

Yelper Alison L. wrote, "The chicken was superb — crispy and spicy. The bun was this nice fluffy soft potato roll. The avocado and cream and spicy sauce with the coleslaw put it all together. Get a hibiscus lemonade to wash it down too.  "

Las Abuelas is open from 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m. and 5:30–8 p.m. on Tuesday-Thursday, 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m. and 5:30–9 p.m. on Friday, 11 a.m.–2 p.m. and 5:30–9 p.m. on Saturday, and 11 a.m.–2 p.m. on Sunday. (It's closed on Monday.)

DittyDog

519 E. Seventh St., Downtown

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DittyDog is a food truck, offering hot dogs and more.

The menu features quarter-pound all beef franks, pork, bratwurst and veggie hot dogs. Toppings include cream cheese, honey mayo, Sriracha sauce, Asian ketchup, caramelized onions and more. 

DittyDog's current rating of 4.5-stars out of six reviews on Yelp indicates positive attention from users.

Yelper Armando G., who reviewed DittyDog on Oct. 28, wrote, "Bottom line is my doggy was fantastic and I'd go there again in a heartbeat if I'm ever around there again. The guy making them was crazy quick, made it look like an art form, the way he squeezed those sauces and sprinkled that crunchy stuff was like nothing I've ever seen."

Yelper Daniel B. wrote, "We ordered a beef dog and a veggie.  ... The sauces were bomb, and the crunchy stuff added some texture that brought it all together. It was really good."

DittyDog is open from 8 p.m.–8:15 p.m. on Tuesday and 8 p.m.–3 a.m. on Thursday-Saturday. (It's closed on Monday, Wednesday, and Sunday.)

Veracruz All Natural

4209 Airport Blvd., RMMA

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Veracruz All Natural is a food truck, offering tacos and more.

Start with either chips and salsa or guacamole or the empanada de queso, and then move on to the signature breakfast tacos or traditional tacos. There is also a picada available, along with beverages like Mexican Coke and Topo Chico. (Click here to see the full menu.)

Veracruz All Natural currently holds 4.5 stars out of four reviews on Yelp, indicating good reviews.

Yelper Sommer A., who reviewed Veracruz All Natural on Nov. 20, wrote, "My favorite is the poblanas because I don't like cheese, but my kid is all about the migas originales. Sure, sometimes there's a wait, but I know it's because they're making everything from scratch. Worth the wait for good and fresh food.  "

Yelper Colin S. wrote, "What's not to like? ... They're serving up delicious tacos for cheap, including the spicy El Sancho chorizo taco and their hearty migas breakfast taco. Be sure to get some of the spicy green sauce."

Veracruz All Natural is open from 7 a.m.–2 p.m. on Tuesday-Sunday. (It's closed on Monday.)


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