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Published on December 18, 2019
Louisville's 5 favorite food trucks (that won't break the bank)SnoWhat Snoballs | Photo: Emily H./Yelp

Looking to try the top food trucks around?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable food trucks in Louisville, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture when cravings strike.

1. SnoWhat Snoballs

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Topping the list is SnoWhat Snoballs. Located at 3801 Poplar Level Road in Poplar Level, the food stand and food truck, which offers shaved ice and more, is the highest-rated budget-friendly food truck in Louisville, boasting five stars out of 61 reviews on Yelp. 

Yelp can tell you more about SnoWhat Snoballs.

In terms of signature items, "Gourmet New Orleans-style snoballs are made with all-natural ingredients and locally-sourced when possible," the business note on its Yelp profile.

2. Crave Cafe and Catering

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Next up is Clifton's Crave Cafe and Catering, situated at 2250 Frankfort Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 56 reviews on Yelp, the food truck, which offers sandwiches, soups and more, has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an inexpensive option. 

Yelper Julie F., who reviewed Crave Cafe and Catering on Aug. 30, wrote, "Great decor and fabulous food...Everything is made fresh and so yummy!"

Saphace A. noted, "I love sandwiches, and I know a good one when I see it. They've got a good variety if you want more than just the typical turkey or chicken salad."

3. Germany's #1 Food


Central Business District's Germany's #1 Food, located at 101 S. Fifth St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the low-priced food truck and German and Turkish spot five stars out of 21 reviews. 

Yelp can tell you more about Germany's #1 Food.

"Founder Samuel Caklo launched Germany's #1 Food in 2016 in Louisville, KY," according to the history section of the business' Yelp profile. "He had the simple idea of serving the popular food they missed from Germany for American consumers. Samuel's dream, when he was in 5th grade, was to serve bratwurst in the United States."

4. Las Gorditas


Las Gorditas, a food truck, is another much-loved, inexpensive go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 43 Yelp reviews. Head over to 4756 Bardstown Road to see for yourself.

We looked to Yelp for more information about Las Gorditas.

"We began by serving tacos and elotes (a delicious corn mixture) off of a hot dog cart," the business says in the history section of its Yelp profile. 

Regarding signature items, "We are a mobile food restaurant, specializing in authentic Mexican cuisine," it writes on Yelp in the section about specialties. 

5. V-GRITS Food Truck

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Over in Highlands, check out V-GRITS Food Truck, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 26 reviews on Yelp. Dig in at the food truck and Southern and vegan spot by heading over to 1025 Barret Ave.

We turned to Yelp to learn more about V-GRITS Food Truck.

About the business' signature items: "V-GRITS serves up Southern-style vegan dishes out of a bright orange truck," it writes on Yelp in the section about specialties. "Our goal is to serve people healthier comfort food. Hot brown melts, burgers, grits, mac & cheese and more."

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