Here are 10 trucks, carts and trailers that serve up seriously delicious street eats in Kingston.
🌾 gluten-free options
🌱 vegan options
🍄 vegetarian options
BBQ BABES 🌾🌱🍄
Canadian Tire, 1040 Division Street
11am – 6pm daily
This mother-daughter duo transitioned from traveling festival to festival across Ontario to being one of Kinston’s most beloved stationary food trucks. Their food truck was voted Kingston’s #1 Food Truck and #1 BBQ of 2020. If you try their burgers, brisket, or corn dogs, your taste buds will know why. They serve smoked meats with a signature rub and sauce, all made from scratch. With weekly specials like cheeseburger pickle poutine and gluten-free options for every item on the menu, you’re bound to find something you love – no extra condiments required.
Must-try: Pulled pork sandwich (applewood smoked pulled pork with dill pickle, homemade BBQ sauce, and a soft bun)
SOUP CHEF FOOD TRUCK 🌾🌱🍄
Fairfield Park, 4574 Loyalist Parkway
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday 11am – 6pm, Friday, Saturday 11am – 7pm, Closed on Tuesday
Must-try: Spicy Italian sausage soup
JUICY KIK KINGSTON 🌾🌱🍄
3100 Princess Street
Weekdays 11am – 6pm, Saturday 11am – 5pm, Closed on Sunday
This is not your regular food truck. Juicy Kik packs their menu with nutrient-dense options like super juice, smoothies, smoothie bowls, wraps, and salads. While you can still get some great French fries here, Juicy Kik is dedicated to fresh ingredients and healthy, innovative food and drinks. Brighten your day with one of their signature blue smoothies!
Must-try: 24K GOLD smoothie bowl (acai, banana, mango, blueberries, and coconut milk base topped with edible gold flakes, dates, banana, granola, mango, and bee pollen.)
THE GREAT CANADIAN COUNTRY CABIN CHIP HUT 🍄
666 Collins Bay Road
Monday – Saturday 11am – 7pm, Sunday 11am – 6pm
Is it possible to create a list of food trucks without including a fry truck? While technically not a food truck, this small stand is ready to fulfil your craving for hand-cut chips. You can also order traditional fare such as hotdogs, burgers, and even hand-dipped corn dogs. Powered by a food-loving family, this is a stop you don’t want to miss.
Must-try: French fries
DAYS ON FRONT FOOD TRUCK 🌾🌱🍄
730 Front Road
Wednesday – Saturday 4pm – 8pm
Although new to the food truck scene this summer, Days on Front restaurant has already proven itself by offering simple, yet refined, dishes. By using local and seasonal ingredients whenever possible, their licensed food truck is sure to be a summertime hit with a patio where you can sit to enjoy your meal. The menu may evolve but it currently offers mains (like pasta), sandwiches, salads, and even desserts. You can definitely get a well-rounded meal here.
Must-try: Anything from their extensive drink menu and wine list
THE CHURRO GUY 🍄
Memorial Centre Farmers Market – 303 York Street
Sunday 9am – 2pm
If you needed another reason to take a trip to the Memorial Centre Farmers’ Market, The Churro Guy should be it. Place your order online if you have your heart set on something specific, then head over to the Memorial Centre to pick up your delicious treats. You also don’t have to order ahead as they have a selection of baked goods available on-site. Their small but mighty selection includes Cape Breton oatcakes, sweet potato burger buns and hot, fresh, churros. The Churro Guy uses pasteurized, whole goat milk and farm-fresh eggs in their products.
Must-try: Cinnamon Twist (a single twisted cinnamon bun)
B’S BIKE BITES 🌾🌱🍄
While not technically a food truck, you’ll want to keep an eye out for this travelling food cart. B’s Bike Bites has a live tracker so that you can follow along with B’s route and listen for the telltale bells that mean some refreshing snacks are on their way to you. Bailey DiGenova (B) rides a cart similar to an old-fashioned Dickie Dee, delivering ice cream and beverages. B, who has Autism and is non-verbal, developed the business with his parents in summer 2020.
Must-try: Whatever chilly treats you’re craving!
MULLER’S KITCHEN 🍄
Leon’s Furniture Kingston – 2730 Princess Street
Wednesday – Sunday, 11:30am – 5:30pm
This food truck brings you both barbecue staples and unique features. They’ve managed to make hotdogs, burgers, sandwiches, and poutines even yummier with distinct pairings – oxtail poutine with homemade gravy, cheese curds, and fried leeks, anyone? Whether they’re offering rainbow buns from a local bakery or bringing the east coast to you with 4 oz. lobster rolls, you’re sure to find something creative and delicious here.
Must-try: B.C. Grilled Cheese (goat cheese, candied pecans, buckwheat honey, rosemary butter, sourdough bread)
OTTER CREEK FARMS FOOD TRUCK 🌱🍄
The Royal Kingston Curling Club – 130 Days Road
Wednesday – Sunday 12 pm – 7 pm
*While mainly parked outside the Curling Club and Spearhead Brewery, hours and locations shift each week, so be sure to check out their Facebook page for updated schedule information on Mondays.
Otter Creek Farms Food Truck is a fan-favourite. They serve their original Otter Creek Wagyu Burger along with vegan and vegetarian options, fries, salads, and even a Buddha Bowl packed with seasonal vegetables. Keep an eye out on their social media for their funky “Chalkboard Specials” that rotate weekly.
Must-try: Thousand Islands burger (two 3oz Otter Creek Farms wagyu patties, special sauce, Wilton cheddar, lettuce, pickle, onion, sesame seed bun)
WEST END SMOKEY
RONA Parking Lot – 2342 Princess Street
Thursday (Pulled Pork Sandwich) 11:30 – 4:00 pm, Friday (Pulled Pork Sandwich, Smoked Wings) 11:30 – 6 pm, Saturday (Pulled Pork Sandwich, Smoked Ribs) 11:30 – 6 pm
If you’re craving smoked meat, look no further than the RONA parking lot. While single portions are available on-site, you might want to pre-order as well, because customers are saying this is truly the best smoked BBQ meat around. Depending on the day, you can find pulled pork that’s been slow cooked for 14+ hours, saucy ribs, and chicken wings. West End Smokey focuses on low slow cooking, secret spices, and a lot of patience.
Must-try: Their Friday night chicken wings