Have a craving but are looking for an experience that is different from the traditional restaurant setting? Food trucks are the solution! Over the past few years, food trucks in Dubai have become more popular than ever; in fact, food trucks have become so popular that you can even hire them for private events! If you are curious to know where to find these food trucks in Dubai MyBayut has your guide on the few places that you can visit.
places to find food trucks in Dubai
The following places are home to some of the best food trucks in Dubai, so head down to any of the following to enjoy some great street food in Dubai.
1. LAST EXIT
There is no better place to find food trucks in Dubai than at the Last Exits at in Khawaneej, Jebal Ali and Al Qudra. Taking inspiration from American fuel stations and food joints of the 1950s, Meraas has taken the concept to the next level by converting a small area into a food truck park making the Last Exit is one of the most popular hotspots in the city. Not only do you get to enjoy delicious gourmet street food but it’s also a place with decor so unique that you can definitely get an insta-worthy shot!
These food truck parks are called the Last Exit because that are situated right before the last exit when travelling to other emirates. Currently, there are four places where you find the Last Exit food truck parks in Dubai and they are Jebal Ali South, Jebal Ali North, Al Khawaneej and Al Qudra. Each location has its own unique theme and a selection of food trucks to choose from. Let’s take a closer look at what all you can find at these areas.
Last Exit Jebal Ali South
Location: Interchange 11, Sheikh Zayed Road in the direction of Abu Dhabi.
Timing: Open 24/7
Driving from Dubai to Abu Dhabi and need a quick pick me up before you make the long drive? The Last Exit at Jebal Ali South offers various drive-thru or dine-in options, serving some amazing food. The theme of this Last Exit is straight from 1950s America. Some of the food trucks in the Last Exit at Jebal Ali South include:
- Don Pizza
- Pop Slider
- Urban Seafood
- Big Smoke Burger
Last Exit Jebal Ali north
Location: Jebel Ali Hills on Sheikh Zayed Road – just after Interchange 11 in the direction of Dubai.
Timing: Open 24/7
If you’re travelling back from Abu Dhabi to Dubai, the Jebal Ali North Last Exit will your pit-stop to grab a bite or just stretch those legs. This Last Exit is designed in the theme of a post-apocalyptic world surrounded by war rigs, monster trucks and abandoned cars. This last exit has some of the best food trucks in Dubai that can feed any monster appetite. Here are some you should try if you do end up visiting.
- The Stuffed Burger
- Pad Thai
- Hot Chix
- Burger Pit
- Il Café De Roma
Last Exit al Khawaneej
Location: Just off Al Khawaneej Street at the roundabout where D89 and D54 meet
Timing: Open daily from 7 am to 2 am
The Last Exit in Al Khawaneej is designed by taking inspiration from nature. Over here you’ll find beautiful greenery in the form of hanging baskets and courtyards with fragrant flowers and green grass. The food tucks in Al Khawaneej’s Last Exit also serve wholesome dishes that you can enjoy with friends and family. Here are some of the food trucks at Al Khawaneej to try out.
- Mooya Burgers
- Dity Dog
- Kebab and Rigag
Last Exit Al Qudra
Location: Edge of the Saih Al Salam Desert at the end of Al Qudra Road.
Timing: Open daily from 10 am to 12 am
Whether you are our exploring the sandy dunes in Al Qudra lake or cycling on the designated paths – the Last exit in Al Qudra will be there if you want a bite to eat. Featuring an equestrian-themed layout, this Last Exit includes many elements that are designed to resemble horse trailers. Here are some of the food trucks to try out here:
- Saddle Cafe
- The Brass
- Burger Pit
- My Karak
If you will be cycling around the Al Qudra cycle track, make sure to read up on our guide to cycling in Dubai.
2. KITE BEACH
Next up on our list of places in Dubai with food trucks, we have the ever-popular Kite Beach. This beach is the ideal spot for kitesurfers and beach lovers. Kite beach has everything you need in one place – its availability of beach volleyball courts, jogging tracks, stationary workout stations even shower facilities, is the reason why it is considered to be one of the best beaches in Dubai. Alongside all this, Kite Beach is also home to a collection of food trucks that serve a range of cuisine, that you can enjoy while soaking in the sun and enjoying spectacular views of the ocean. Whether you want to enjoy a juicy beef burger or some delicious sushi, you’ll be able to find it at the food trucks in Kite Beach. Here are a few of the amazing food trucks you can find in Kite Beach.
- Taste Of Brazil
- Vicki Da Dhaba
- Chez Sushi
- Krush Burger
Planning to head to Kite Beach? Make sure to read our article about the beaches in Dubai to get to know more about the facilities and timings.
3. LA MER
La Mer is another Meraas Destination that has its very own food truck and its called the Loca Lito Food Truck. If you are in La Mer and are craving Mexican food, just head over to the Loca Lito Food Truck! It sits on the sandy shore of the La Mer Beach and serves authentic Mexican cuisine to its visitors – whether it is quesadillas, tacos or any other Mexican dishes, Loca Lito Food Truck will be at your service. If you plan to visit La Mer, make sure to try out their fun new activities.
And there we have it, a list of all the places with food trucks in Dubai. While food trucks in Dubai are seasonal and tend to show up at festivals and events, the above three places have them on a permanent basis. So if you ever want to indulge in some street food, you can head to any one of them. But if you are looking for more places to find food trucks, keep an eye out for the festivals such as Etisalat Beach Canteen or Truckers DXB – these events are known to feature popular food trucks like GoBai, Yumtingz and many more!
Do you know of any other amazing food trucks in Dubai? Let us know in the comments below. And if you’d like to check out more roundups of restaurants in Dubai, you will enjoy our feature on the top 10 burger restaurants in Dubai.