3 cool new food trucks to check out in Austin

Want to check out the newest food trucks in Austin? You're in luck: we've found the freshest businesses to fill the bill. Here are the newest places to check out the next time you're in search of a new food truck near you.


3111 W. 35th St.


Gastronomical is a food truck, offering salads, burgers and more.

On the menu, you'll find grilled cheese and crispy chicken sandwiches, plus specialty pizzas. Try the squash (made with mozzarella, feta, roasted garlic, sumac and white sauce) and barbecue chicken pizza (made with pickled jalapeño, red onion, cold brew barbecue sauce, mozzarella, cheddar and cilantro).  In the mood for a burger? Get it on a brioche bun with bibb lettuce, tomato, red onion, pickles, American cheese and dijonnaise. 

Yelp users are excited about Gastronomical, which currently holds five stars out of one review on the site.

Yelper The S., who reviewed Gastronomical on March 30, wrote, "Love this place! Everything is so good and fresh. The pizza crust is perfect — thin and light and just the right amount of crispy. Plus, [it has] great salads. The burgers are amazing and so are the fries. They are so nice and get food ready quickly. Tarrytown needed this place!"

Gastronomical is open from noon–7 p.m. on Wednesday-Sunday. (It's closed on Monday and Tuesday.)

Tacos El Boo

2718 Guadalupe St., West University

Photo: ERIKA P./Yelp

Tacos El Boo is a food truck, offering tacos and more.

It's the brainchild of friends Erika Pereyra, Luis Arellano and Norma Martinez — the former retail co-workers set out to create a workplace that cares and offers authentic Mexican street food like gorditas, al pastor, flautas and elote, reports Daily Texan Online.

Tacos El Boo's current Yelp rating of 3.5 stars out of three reviews indicates the newcomer is getting solid feedback.

Yelper Paul B. who reviewed it on March 16, wrote, "Since discovering Tacos El Boo I have eaten here frequently in just a few weeks. The food is excellent, and the servers very friendly. I would recommend Tacos El Boo as a great place for tasty Mexican food"

Tacos El Boo is open from 5–11 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, 5 p.m.–2 a.m. on Thursday and 5 p.m.–3 a.m. on Friday-Sunday. (It's closed on Monday.)

Ted's Farm BBQ

6014 Techni Center Drive, Suite 2-101, MLK 183


Ted's Farm BBQ is a food truck and Vietnamese spot, offering barbecue and more.

Line up in front of the bright blue truck, and you can take your pick of sandwiches made with smoked brisket, pork belly or sausage. The spot offers a fusion of Texas barbecue and Vietnamese flavors. Try the famous Ted's Texas Banh Mi, which comes with smoked brisket, cilantro, cucumber, jalapeño, pickled carrot and daikon. Wash it all down with some brews from Southern Heights Brewing Company. (To view all of the offerings, click here.)

Ted's Farm BBQ's current rating of 4.5 stars out of seven reviews on Yelp indicates positive attention from users.

Dennis S., who was one of the first users to visit it on January 29, wrote, "Food truck at the office today. Texas brisket bahn mi and ridiculously crunchy baguette. ... Great concept. Really tasty stuff!"

Yelper Will H. noted, "First time trying a banh mi with brisket, in true Texan form and from a food truck no less. I was truly surprised how well the flavors worked well together."

Ted's Farm BBQ is open from 4–10 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, noon–10 p.m. on Saturday and noon–7 p.m. on Sunday. (It's closed on Monday-Wednesday.)

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