Food Truck Tracker: August 20-27

For the Shell of It's trailer is with steamer pots to cook lobster shipped live from Maine. (Port City Daily photo/Courtesy For the Shell of It)
For the Shell of It’s trailer is equipped with steamer pots to cook lobster shipped live from Maine. (Port City Daily photo/Courtesy For the Shell of It)

WILMINGTON — Port City Daily publishes the Food Truck Tracker every Friday, so folks can know where to access the best mobile eats while planning their weekend activities.

All schedules, which will run Friday to Friday, are subject to weather conditions and cancellations. The addresses of where the food trucks will be parked are alphabetized at the bottom.

Run a food truck and want to be included? Send schedules every Thursday by noon to Angela Benitez at benitezas724@gmail.com.


Weekly Schedules:

FOR THE SHELL OF IT
Bringing New England to Coastal NC! Lobster-inspired food truck now available to cater to public and private events in New Hanover, Pender, and Onslow counties. Serving whole steamed lobster, lobster bisque, lobster mac and cheese, and more.

  • August 20 — Ironclad Golf & Beer Garden, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 21 — Wilmington Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 27 — Hi-Wire Brewing, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

PORT CITY QUE
Brisket, ribs, pulled pork, and other serious barbecue classics. Based out of Rocky Point, but spotted all over Wilmington.

  • August 20 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • August 21 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • August 27 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

NOWADAYS GOURMET SANDWICH BAR
Offering always fresh and elevated sammies served from a ’61 Serro Scotty vintage camper, and believe us when we say that these are not your momma’s sandwiches! Caterings available here.

  • August 22 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
  • August 24 — Seagate Bottle Shop, 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

POOR PIGGY’S BBQ
Traditional North Carolina-style barbecue and Southern food, now with three trucks in the Wilmington area. Two of the trucks serve classic BBQ, and the ‘Goin’ Ham’ truck serves burgers. Caterings available here.

  • August 20 — Windsor Park Community, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 21 — Live Oak Bank Pavilion in Riverfront Park, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • August 22 — Hi-Wire Brewing, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • August 25 — Live Oak Bank Pavilion in Riverfront Park, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • August 27 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

BILL’S BREW FOOD
Food truck launched by the Wilmington craft brewery.

  • August 26 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood,11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

TAQUERIA LA VILLITA #2
Offering freshly made tacos, tortas, sopes and quesadillas weekly at Advanced Auto Parts, located at 2722 Carolina Beach Rd.

  • Tuesday – Saturday, 11:30 a.m. – 9 p.m., and Sun., 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, 11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Closed Mondays

WILMYWOODIE
The region’s first wood-fired pizza oven on wheels, this food truck’s 1000-degree oven can cook a pizza in less than 2 minutes.

August 20 — Del Webb retirement community, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
August 24 — Figure Eight Island Yacht Club, 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
August 26 — GE-Wilmington, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
August 27 — Hi-Wire Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

LANE’S FERRY
The Pender County institution returns, this time hitting the road with its popular burgers.

  • August 20 — Jerry’s Barber Shop, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • August 21 — Jerry’s Barber Shop, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • August 25 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • August 27 — Jerry’s Barber Shop, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

ISLAND SQUEEZE
Gourmet fresh-squeezed lemonade, all-natural and eco-friendly, made to order — serving Wilmington, NC, and area beaches.

  • August 24 — Kure Beach Farmers Market, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • August 25 — Poplar Grove Farmers Market, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

TROLLY STOP
Classic hot dogs, served with homemade toppings since in 1976.

  • August 20 — Windsor Park Community, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 23 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • August 26 — Sounds of Summer, Wrightsville Beach Park, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 27 — Poplar Grove Plantation, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

CBT BURGER
CBT Burger is James Beard Foundation Winning Chef Bud Taylor’s modern take on classic roadside burgers. Fresh ground beef, cooked thin on a flat top, with crispy edges and melted cheese on a soft bun; read more here.

  • August 20 — The Crooked Lotus, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • August 21 — Mad Mole Brewing, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

NACHOFALT
Serving various styles of nachos across southeastern North Carolina weekly. Read more about the truck here.

  • August 20 — Hawkeswater Neighborhood on the River, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 21 — Salty Turtle Beer Company, noon – 3 p.m.; Summerhouse Clubhouse, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • August 22 — Fermental Beer & Wine, 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
  • August 24 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Edward Teach Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 26 — Grayson Park subdivision, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 27 — Seagate Bottle Shop, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

PEPE’S TACO TRUCK
Bringing authentic tacos, tortas, quesadillas, and burritos to our friends in New Hanover and Pender counties.

  • August 20 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 27 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

BUNS IN THE SUN CONCESSIONS
Food truck selling hot dogs, sausage, burgers, popcorn chicken, fries and concession snacks. 

  • August 20 — Oak Island Concert in Middleton Park, 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 21 — Southport Tap and Cellar, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • August 27 — Oak Island Concert in Middleton Park, 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

MADE IN VENEZUELA
Serving arepas, empanadas and other Venezuelan specialties.

  • August 20 — Sundown In The Ferry Festival, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • August 21 — Bodega Market, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 22 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 24 — Salty Turtle Beer Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 26 — Mad Mole Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 27 — The Sour Barn, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

MOMMIEZ
Offering old family recipes, including shredded beef, famous chicken salads, with other yummy things.

  • August 20 — Riverlights, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 22 — Hi-Wire Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 23 — Figure Eight Island Yacht Club, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 25 — Edward Teach Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 26 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

WHEELZ GOURMET PIZZA
Your neighborhood food truck, serving Wilmington the best gourmet, Neapolitan-Brooklyn-style pizza in the area.

  • August 20 — Fisher Student Center at UNCW, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Outer Dunes Brewing, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.; Seagate Bottle Shop, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.; Waterline Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • August 21 — Flying Machine Brewery, 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.; Hi-Wire Brewing, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.; Broomtail Craft Brewery, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • August 22 — Edward Teach Brewing, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.; Alcove Beer Garden, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Outer Dunes Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 23 — Hi-Wire Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; End of Days Distillery, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • August 24 — Flying Machine Brewery, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • August 25 — Fisher Student Center at UNCW, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Flying Machine Brewery, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m
  • August 26 — Fermental Beer & Wine, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; End of Days Distillery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Sounds of Summer, Wrightsville Beach Park, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  • August 27 — Fisher Student Center at UNCW, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Outer Dunes Brewing, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

BANH SAI
A new Asian-inspired food truck is rolling through Wilmington, NC. It specializes in curries, noodle dishes and banh mis.

  • August 20 — Hi-Wire Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 21 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • August 25 — Broomtail Craft Brewery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m..
  • August 26 — Waterline Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 27 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

THE FIRST BITE
The First Bite is a breakfast food truck. We offer breakfast burritos, sandwiches, as well as some other breakfast items. We serve breakfast in the morning, noon, and evenings.

  • August 20 — Biggers Market, 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • August 21 — SUNdays Cafe, 7:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.; Seagate Bottle Shop, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • August 24 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 26 — Leaf & Barrel Provision Co., 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

GRIMM BURGER
Serving smash burgers, fries, homemade condiments and more. Read more here.

  • August 20 — Mad Mole, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Find a location

  • Advanced Auto Parts — 2722 Carolina Beach Rd.
  • Alcove Beer Garden — 348 Hutchison Ln.
  • Biggers Market — 6250 Market St.
  • Bodega Market — 1222 3rd St.
  • Broomtail Craft Brewery — 6404 Amsterdam Way
  • The Crooked Lotus — 1283 NC-210 Unit G, Sneads Ferry
  • Del Webb retirement community — 4136 Passerine Ave.
  • Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood — 2500 US-421
  • Edward Teach Brewing — 604 N. 4th St.
  • End of Days Distillery — 1815 Castle St.
  • Fermental Beer & Wine — 7250 Market St.
  • Figure Eight Island Yacht Club — 15 Bridge Rd.
  • Fisher Student Center at UNCW — 615 Hamilton Dr.
  • Flying Machine Brewing Company — 3130 Randall Pkwy.
  • Flytrap Brewing — 319 Walnut St.
  • GE-Wilmington — 3901 Castle Hayne Rd.
  • Grayson Park subdivision — 3000 Ramble Dr., Leland
  • Hawkeswater Neighborhood on the River — 588 Coniston Dr. SE, Leland
  • Hi-Wire Brewing — 1020 Princess St.
  • Ironclad Golf & Beer Garden — 2368 Country Club Dr., Hampstead
  • Jerry’s Barber Shop — 11975 US-117, Rocky Point
  • Kure Beach Farmers Market — 105 Atlantic Ave., Kure Beach
  • Leaf & Barrel Provision Co. — 15010 US-17, Hampstead
  • Live Oak Bank Pavilion in Riverfront Park — 10 Cowan St.
  • Mad Mole Brewing — 6309 Boathouse Rd. Unit C
  • Oak Island Concert in Middleton Park — 4610 E. Dolphin Dr., Oak Islandv
  • Outer Dunes Brewing Company — 7976 Market St.
  • Poplar Grove Plantation/Farmers Market — 10200 US-17
  • Riverlights — 4124 Watercraft Ferry Ave.
  • Salty Turtle Beer Company — 103 Triton Ln., Surf City
  • Seagate Bottle Shop — 6005 Oleander Dr.
  • The Sour Barn — 7211 Market St.
  • Southport Tap and Cellar — 827 N. Howe St., Southport
  • Summerhouse Clubhouse — 261 Spicer Lake Dr., Holly Ridge
  • SUNdays Café — 708B S. Lumina Ave., Wrightsville Beach
  • Sundown In The Ferry Festival — 126 Park Ln., Sneads Ferry
  • Waterline Brewing Company — 721 Surry St.
  • Wilmington Brewing Company — 824 S. Kerr Ave.
  • Windsor Park Community — 1301 Windsor Pines, Leland
  • Wrightsville Beach Park — 3 Bob Sawyer Dr., Wrightsville Beach

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