Food Truck Tracker: Jan. 4 – 11 [Free]

Lobster Dogs
Lobster Dogs franchise just opened in Wilmington on Sunday, Jan. 4, and will be rolling across town all week long. (Port City Daily/Shea Carver)

SOUTHEASTERN NC—The food truck tracker is a place to find Wilmington’s best food trucks. Events are subject to weather conditions and cancellations — so check back throughout the week.

Run a food truck and want to be included? Let us know the schedule every Monday morning by 8 a.m. by emailing Shea Carver at shea@localdailymedia.com.

Jan. 4 – 11 Schedules:

LOBSTER DOGS
Specializing in lobster, crab and shrimp rolls, plus avocado stacks. Read all about the truck here.


  • Tuesday, Jan. 5 — Eagle Island Seafood, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., and Edward Teach Brewing, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 6 — Amberleigh Shores Apartments, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, Jan. 7 — End of Days Distillery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Friday, Jan. 8 — NHRMC Offices (Leland), 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., and The Sour Barn, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 9 — Mad Mole Brewing, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m., and New Anthem Beer Project, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, Jan. 10 — Alcove Beer Garden, 5 p.m. – 7 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.

  •  Friday, Jan. 8 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

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

  • Monday, Jan. 4 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Jan. 5 — Auto Dentz, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 6 — Auto Dentz, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, Jan. 7 — Alcami (behind building), 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Friday, Jan. 8 — Auto Dentz, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 9 — Stevenson Hendrick Honda, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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

  • Tuesday, Jan. 5 — Jerry’s Barber Shop, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 6 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, Jan. 7 — Fairway Ford, Burgaw, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Friday, Jan. 8 — Jerry’s Barber Shop, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 9 — Jerry’s Barber Shop, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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

  • Monday, Jan. 4 — Flying Machine, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, Jan. 7 — Hi Wire Brewery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Friday, Jan. 8 — Broomtail Craft Brewery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan 9 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Sunday, Jan 10 — Flying Machine, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Monday, Jan 11 — Flying Machine, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

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

  • Tuesday, Jan. 5 — GE, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 6 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., and Propane Fill Up, 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, Jan. 7 — Pender County Health Department, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Friday, Jan. 8 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 9 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 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, Jan. 7 — Flying Machine, 5 p.m.
  • Friday, Jan. 8 — Mad Mole, 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 9 — Fermental, 5 p.m.

CHAMPS BBQ
Champs serves breakfast and lunch items. like breakfast sandwiches, pulled pork sandwiches, Philly cheesesteaks, hot dogs, hamburgers, quesadillas, and more.

  • Monday, Jan. 4 – Friday, Jan. 8 — Kohl’s Parking Lot, 6 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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

  • Thursday, Jan. 7 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 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.

  • Thursday, Jan. 7 — Broomtail, 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 9 — End of Days Distillery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

THE CHROME GNOME
Brought to you from the folks at downtown’s Platypus and Gnome, The Chrome Gnome is stopping all around town to feed the masses.

  • Friday, Jan. 8 — Flying Machine, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 9 — End of Days Distillery, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m., and Waterline, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, Jan. 10 — Alcove, noon – 3 p.m.

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

  • Friday, Jan. 9 — Flytrap, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

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

  • Wednesday, Jan. 6 — Broomtail Brewery, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. 
  • Thursday, Jan. 7 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 9 —  Flying Machine Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, Jan. 10 — Sundays Surf Cafe, 5 p.m. – 7 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, Jan. 5 — Leaf and Barrel, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 6 — End of Days Distillery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, Jan. 7 — Mad Mole, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Friday, Jan. 8 — Aquesta Bank, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., and Tipsy Goat, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 9 — Ironclad Golf and Beer Garden, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, Jan. 10 — Cross Creek Neighborhood, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

2 BROS COASTAL CUISINE
Menus published daily on Facebook and ever evolving. 910-279-4946 to text an order.

  • Thursday, Jan. 7 — Seagate Bottle Shop, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Friday, Jan. 8 — Stevenson Hendrick Honda, 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., and Waterline, 6 p.m.

MADE IN VENEZUELAN FOOD
Serving arepas, empanadas and other Venezuelan specialties.

  • Tuesday, Jan. 5 — Salty Turtle, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, Jan. 7 — Broomtail, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Friday, Jan. 8 — Salty Turtle, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, Jan. 10 — Flytrap, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Find a location

  • Alcami — 2320 Scientific Park Dr.
  • All Saints Church — 18737 US-17, Hampstead
  • Auto Dentz — 6412 Market St.
  • Aquesta Bank and Insurance — 901 Military Cutoff Rd.
  • Bottega — 723 N. 4th St.
  • Bradly Creek Marina — 6338 Oleander Dr.
  • Broomtail Craft Brewing — 6404 Amsterdam Way
  • Burnt Mill Creek — 2101 Market St.
  • Canady’s Sport Center — 3220 Wrightsville Ave.
  • Cape Fear Customs — 6121 Market St.
  • The Cargo District — 1608 Queen St.
  • The Crooked Lotus — 1283 NC-210 Unit G, Sneads Ferry 
  • Coastal Harley Davidson — 6620 Market St.
  • 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.
  • Hudson’s Hardware — 6301 Castle Hayne Rd., Castle Hayne
  • Ironclad Golf — 2368 Country Club Dr., Hampstead
  • Jerry’s Barber Shop — 11975 US-117, Rocky Point, NC
  • Kohl’s — Old Eastwood Rd.
  • 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
  • Mike Chappel Park — S. Dow Rd. , Carolina Beach
  • New Anthem — 116 Dock St.
  • New Hanover County Courthouse — 316 Princess St.
  • New Hanover County Sheriff’s Department — 3950 Juvenile Center Rd. Castle Hayne
  • New Hanover Regional Medical Center — 1415 Physicians Dr.
  • NHRMC Emergency Department North — 151 Scotts Hill Medical Dr.
  • Peace Baptist Church — 320 Military Cutoff Rd.
  • Pender County Health Department — 803 Walker St., Burgaw
  • 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.
  • Sparrows Bend —  75 Siskin Circle, Hampstead
  • Stevenson Hendrick Honda, 6720 Market St.
  • UNCW, 601 S. College Rd.
  • Washington Acres — 132 Dogwood Ln., Hampstead
  • Waterline Brewing — 721 Surry St.
  • White Weather Farm — 1135 Edgewater Club Rd.
  • Wilmington Moose Lodge — 4610 Carolina Beach Rd.

Wanna add your truck? Contact Shea Carver at shea@localdailymedia.com.

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