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Food truck tracker October 12 – 18: Find your favorite trucks [Free read]

Made in Venezuelan Food Truck serves arepas (pictured) and empanadas, and has multiple stops this week. / Port City Daily, courtesy photo

WILMINGTON — The food truck tracker is a place to find where your favorite trucks will be this week. It lists events open to the public, not catering events for offices and private parties.

Keep in mind: Events are subject to weather conditions and cancelations — so check back throughout the week.

Want to see your favorite on this list? Run a food truck and want to be included? Let us know at info@portcitydaily.com

Food truck tracker Monday, October 12 – Sunday, October 18

Bill’s Front Porch – Food truck launched by the Wilmington craft brewery.

  • Thursday, Oct. 15 — Eagle Island Seafood, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

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. Find location updates on Facebook and Instagram.

  • Thursday, Oct. 15 — Broomtail, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

On Thyme – Serving po’ boys, burgers, wings, seafood and more! Check Facebook for menu and location updates.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 13 — Pender County Government Complex, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 14 — Stevenson Hendrick Honda, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Trolly Stop – Classic hotdogs, homemade toppings, founded in 1976.

  • Monday, Oct. 12 – CFCC North Campus, 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., and Auto Dentz, 11 a.m – 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 13 — New Hanover County Courthouse, 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 14 — CFCC North Campus, 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Thursday, Oct. 15 — Auto Dentz, 11 a.m – 2 p.m.
  • Friday, Oct. 16 — Auto Dentz, 11 a.m – 2 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 17 — Stevenson Hendrick Honda, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

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.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 13 — Leaf & Barrel, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 14 — Salty Turtle (trivia night) 5:30 p.m – 8:30 p.m
  • Thursday, Oct. 15 — Sour Barn, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 16 — Hampstead Ace Hardware, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., and Flying Machine, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Sunday, Oct. 17 — Edens’ Produce, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., and Hawkeswater Neighborhood, 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Made in Venezuelan Food – Serving arepas, empanadas and other Venezuelan specialties.

  • Monday, Oct. 12 — Flying Machine, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 13 — Salty Turtle, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 14 — End of Days Distillery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, Oct. 15 — Flytrap, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Friday, Oct. 16 — Salty Turtle, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 17 — The Crooked Lotus, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Sunday, Oct. 18 — Flying Machine, 1 p.m. – 5 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.

  • Monday, Oct. 12 — UNCW, Fisher Student Center, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, Oct. 15 — UNCW, Fisher Student Center, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Lane’s Ferry– The Pender County institution returns, this time hitting the road with its popular burgers.

  • Monday, Oct. 12 — Fairway Ford, Burgaw, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 13 — Stevenson Hendrick Honda, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 14 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Friday, Oct. 16 — Jerry’s Barber Shop, Rocky Point, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 17 — Jeep Rally, Cape Fear Customs, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m

T’Geaux Boys – Serving traditional New Orleans cuisine featuring PoBoys, french bread grilled cheese, Creole rice dishes, crawfish mac, vegan and gluten-free options.

  • TBA — Check back soon!

Port City Que – Brisket, ribs, pulled pork, and other serious barbecue classics. Based out of Rocky Point, but spotted all over Wilmington.

CheeseSmith – CheeseSmith serves new takes on the classic grilled cheese each week.

Joe Loves Lobster Rolls – Chef Tony Herndon brings his award-winning lobster rolls to Wilmington. Herndon serves until the lobster runs out — and it usually runs out. Check out the counter-service restaurant in Boiling Spring Lakes.

  • Nothing scheduled this week — check back later!

Catch the Food Truck – The spinoff of Keith Rhodes’ Catch restaurant, serving all kinds of seafood.

  • No public events this week, check back next time!

2 Bro’s Coastal Cuisine — Menus published daily on Facebook and ever evolving. 910-279-4946 to text an order.

Papadom’s Singing Sangwich Truck — Singing and sandwiches, including the classic Italian sausage roll, Latin-style roast pork, and the spiedie sandwich (upstate New York’s answer to shishkabob, on a sandwich).  

  • TBA — Check back soon!

*Oak Island location: 4602 Beach Dr., between Middleton Park and the Beach Cabana access point.

Soulful Twist – Low country food, with a twist. Call for details: 910-622-2628

  • Take out and some delivery

Donut Bus – A converted school bus serving up fresh donuts, with flavors like Maple Bacon and Strawberry Shortcake. Get the latest on Facebook.

Vital Seen – After years as head chef in some of Wilmington’s top restaurants, Tripp Engel’s latest project is a food truck, featuring a menu that reflects a Rastafarian philosophy influenced by Jamaican, Ethiopian, Egyptian, and Indian food cultures.

  • TBA — Check back soon!

A&M’s Red Food Truck – Classic sliders and tacos, featuring beef, pork, chicken, fish, and vegan options. A&M is also known (and loved) for their “loaded tots.”

  • TBA — Check back soon!

Find a location

  • Alcami — 2320 Scientific Park Dr.
  • Auto Dentz — 6412 Market St.
  • Bottega — 723 N. 4th St.
  • Bradly Creek Marina — 6338 Oleander Dr.
  • Broomtail Craft Brewing — 6404 Amsterdam Way
  • Burnt Mill Creek — 2101 Market St.
  • The Cargo District — 1608 Queen St.
  • The Crooked Lotus — 1283 NC-210 Unit G, Sneads Ferry 
  • Downtown Sundown Concerts / Riverfront Park — 5 N. Water St.
  • Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood — 2500 US-421
  • Edens’ Produce — Corner of US Highway 17 North and Sidbury Rd.
  • End of Days Distillery — 1815 Castle St.
  • Fermental — 7250 Market St.
  • Flytrap Brewing — 319 Walnut St.
  • Flying Machine Brewing Company — 3130 Randall Pkwy
  • Hampstead Ace Hardware — 15597 US Highway 17 North, Hampstead
  • Hawkeswater Neighborhood on the River — 588 Coniston Dr. SE, Leland
  • Health Department — 2029 S. 17th St.
  • Leaf & Barrel — 15010 US-17, Hampstead, NC
  • Mad Mole Brewing — 6309 Boathouse Rd.
  • Makai Brewing Co. — 5850 Ocean Hwy W Unit 1, Ocean Isle Beach
  • New Hanover County Courthouse, 316 Princess St.
  • NHRMC Emergency Department North — 151 Scotts Hill Medical Dr.
  • NHRMC — 1415 Physicians Dr.
  • Pender County Government Complex, 820 Walker St., Burgaw
  • Poplar Grove Plantation — 10200 US-17
  • Red Hare Brewing — 4802 Main St., Shallotte
  • Residence Inn — 1200 Culbreth Dr.
  • Salty Turtle Beer Company — 103 Triton Ln., Surf City
  • Seaglass Salvage Maret — 1987 Andrew Jackson Highway
  • Sour Barn —  7211 Market St.
  • Stevenson Hendrick Honda, 6720 Market St.
  • UNCW, 601 S. College Rd.
  • Waterline Brewing — 721 Surry St.

Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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