Summer is here and we all know what that means – food trucks! Cadillac Square has been full of them for the last few weeks. The Downtown Street Eats program is bringing food trucks and huts downtown every weekday from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
From Detroit favorites like Mac Shack to delicious new comers like the Mean Weenie, Downtown Street Eats has some great lunch options for Detroiters! Check out the complete list of food trucks that will be participating on different weeks throughout the summer.*
The Mean Weenie
One of the newest food trucks to hit the streets of Detroit, The Mean Weenie serves up an American classic with a twist. You’ve never had a hot dog quit like this! Try a specialty hot dog, like Guacin’ the Dog, a hotdog topped with chipotle cheddar, homemade guacamole, and nacho cheese Dorito crumbles.Slows To-Go
That’s right! The Detroit staple, Slows To-Go is coming to Campus Martius as a food hut! Many attribute Slows with reinvigorating the food community in Detroit. Stop by for a pulled pork sandwich and their famous mac and cheese!
Go! Sy Thai
The food truck or “truk” as Sy Thai calls it is bringing Thai favorites from the restaurant to the street! The truk has a more limited menu than their midtown location, but it’s sure to satisfy that Asian craving.
The owners of this truck have over 30 years of combined experience in the culinary industry. After working in numerous restaurants, the duo brought their gourmet taste to the streets! Their frickles (fried pickles) are a crowd favorite as well as their gourmet sandwiches. If you’re looking for comfort food or new flavors, Concrete Cuisine has you covered!
When you see the red and black checkered truck in Cadillac Square, you know you’re in for some food, old-fashioned fried chicken. Chick-a-D is another on of the newer food trucks to hit the streets of Detroit and they are making an impact. They’re serving up convenient street food like chicken on a stick and some mouth watering dishes you’re gonna need to sit down for, like their chicken and home-made waffles!
You’ve never had fine dining from a food truck? Then you’ve clearly never had Stockyard. Their elevated street food brings a new culinary experience and makes it accessible in the middle of the workday. Stop by when you see them in Cadillac Square for a food truck experience like no other.
Los Dos Amigos
Is there ever a time that tacos don’t sound like a good idea? We didn’t think so. Stop by Los Dos Amigos to get your taco fix at lunch-time! We won’t try to sell you on them anymore; we know we had you at tacos.
The Pita Post
When you hear pita, you’re probably thinking it’s going to be a flat piece of bread that’s, well, a little boring – but not these pitas! The Pita Post makes their own pitas from their special recipe and make some of the tastiest sandwiches you’ve had in a while. For those who have dietary restrictions, they understand how hard it can be to find food truck eats that you can have. So they make gluten free and vegetarian friendly pita options!
Union Street Detroit
A staple in the Detroit food community, Union Street Detroit will be taking over the food hut and bringing some of their top sellers to downtown. Their jambalaya, fried brussles sprouts and homemade green tea lemonade are enough to satisfy any lunch time cravings.
Rollin’ Stone Pizza
Have you smelled that delicious, wood burning smokey scent streaming out of Cadillac Square? That’s Rollin’ Stone Pizza and their wood burning pizza oven. That’s right! This food truck brings a wood burning oven with them to make sure you’re pizza has just the right amount of smoke and char to build a delicious flavor profile.
Buffy’s Mexi-Casian Grill
Hold the phone! You can get tacos and burgers at the same spot? Only one word could describe this – perfect. Stroll on over to Buffy’s Mexi-Casian Grill to curb two food cravings at once! These guys even make chimichangas! Mouth-watering.
Smoke Ring BBQ
Barbeque food is synonymous with summer time. Bring the back yard grilling experience to downtown Detroit when you stop by Smoke Ring BBQ. They’ve got barbeque classics, like a brisket sandwich and even order of ribs! Finger-licking good!
Chef Cari is bringing her catering experience and healthy style to Downtown Street Eats. Healthy doesn’t have to be bland, her international flare builds flavor profiles you won’t see anywhere else. Chef Cari is also serving up Kosher options.
Hero or Villian
Have some fun with your food! Hero or Villian offers unique deli sandwiches that can satisfy with their meaty, vegetarian, and gluten free options. Choose from a menu of “hero” sandwiches or “villain” sandwiches and see which one you are.
Lady Louisa’s is bringing their slow cooked, barbeque ribs downtown to the food hut in Cadillac Square! If you’re in the mood for some comfort food, they’ve got you covered.
Norma G’s Food Truck
Norma G’s Caribbean cuisine is bound to entice taste buds all over Detroit! One of the newer trucks on the block, they aren’t letting that hinder them. With bold, tropical flavors, and eye-catching design and friendly service, this truck will be here for a long time.
*Food trucks will be rotating through Campus Martius though out the summer. For a complete list of this week’s food trucks, visit CampusMartius.com.