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Downstate Illinois Is Filled With Food Trucks

Downstate Illinois Is Filled With Food Trucks

Posted on 08/05/2022 by Tyler Pletsch

Here in Downstate Illinois, we have so many great eateries from drive-ins to hidden gems. But did you know we have an amazing selection of food trucks as well? Join us as we introduce you to some tasty places you MUST try.
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Western Region

Clara B’s Kitchen Table – If you love brunch, then this is the place for you. Both a food truck, and a restaurant rooted in downtown Belleville, Clara B’s serves brunch with a Texas-Southern state of mind. To learn more and follow their journey, click here.
Soulcial Kitchen – While it is a restaurant, the Soulcial Kitchen in Swansea has a rotation of food trucks and live music. To learn more about their lineups, click here.
The Sweet Side – From cinnamon rolls to cookie sandwiches, all sweet tooths can be cured at The Sweet Side. Based primarily in the Metro East area, this food truck is one that will have you chasing it for more. Click here to find out more.

Central Region

Crave Shave Ice – Summer heat in our area can get intense, so why not get some refreshing shaved ice? Crave Shave Ice will have you cooling off in no time with all their flavors but be sure to eat it before it melts! To learn more, click here.
Fantastick Pops – Based out of St. Louis, this popsicle truck frequents the Clinton County area. Made with locally-sourced fruits and veggies, these artisan popsicles draw quite a crowd! To learn more, click here.
The Hole Dozen – Whether you like coffee or donuts, The Hole Dozen has both! Nothing beats a good, iced coffee and some sugary donuts to start  or  reboot your day. To learn more, click here.
Rollin’ Dough Brick Oven – Who doesn’t like pizzas, especially brick oven fired and made-to-order pizzas? This food truck will have your mouth watering just smelling it blocks away! Oh, and don’t forget to get a side of cheesy garlic sticks. To learn more, click here.
Suits Me BBQ and Dessertz – Nothing beats a 24-hour smoked pulled pork! Suits Me has all your BBQ needs and tops it off with dessert. To learn more, click here.
Taco Queen – For over 15 years, Southern Illinoisans have been served tacos from the taco queen and there is a reason this food truck has withstood the test of time! Their entire menu is made from scratch as you order, so go get a taco, sancho, or burrito! To learn more, click here.

Eastern Region

Beer Bones BBQ Catering and Food Trailer – Since 2014, Beer Bones has been serving Wabash, Lawrence, and Edwards County mouthwatering BBQ. With locally sourced meat and up to 16-hour smoke times, this food truck has got to be on your list! To learn more, click here.
Curbside Cravings Mini Donuts – When you’re on the go at a fair or concert, mini donuts are perfect to eat on the move. These cinnamon-sugar-dusted vanilla cake donuts will have you coming back again and again. Curbside Cravings has several variations including maple bacon and éclair. To learn more, click here.
Georgie’s Southern Fried Fish – It can be hard to find fresh and tasty entrées in the Midwest for fish lovers, but Georgie’s can change that! Complimented with homemade slaw and old-fashioned lemon and strawberry shake-ups, Georgie’s will have you running to Edwards, Clay, Clinton, or Marion County. To learn more, click here.
Rosie Jean’s Sweet Tea & Jesus – A thirst-quenching, Christ-centered food truck that serves quality tea by the glass. With 41 flavors to choose from, it may take a minute to debate which one you want, or you may just have to keep coming back! To learn more, click here.
The Smokin’ Pig – From BBQ nachos, BBQ tacos, BBQ potatoes, and others, the Smokin’ Pig has some fun spins on BBQ and traditional sandwiches. Put this truck on your list and get out to Richland, Clay, Edwards, or Wabash counties. To learn more, click here.
Sno Shack – Serving Wabash County, the Sno Shack has a variety of flavors while adding new ones year after year. Be sure to stop by and snag a sno cone for us! To learn more, click here.
Two Farmers Burgers and Beignets – Smash burgers are a way into anyone’s heart, especially when it is paired with a tasty beignet! From amazing toppings to perfectly cooked patties, this food truck does no wrong. To learn more, click here.
Wood Fire Pizza Junkies – From wood fired pizza to sub sandwiches, your hunger will be no more! Whether your stomach is wanting a margherita pizza or a buffalo chicken sub, they have your appetite covered! To learn more, click here.

Keep us updated

While we have a handful listed, we know there are still so many food trucks in our region. If you own a food truck, we would love to help get the word out! Please fill out our Google Form linked here.


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