5 places to catch a food truck in San Francisco

1) Off The Grid

On Friday nights, crowds convene here with over a dozen food truck options, a band and other live performances. These occur during the Spring to Fall months when the weather is warmer. As it is located by the waterfront, be sure to wear extra layers and maybe bring a blanket.

Off the Grid food market in San Francisco

at: Fort Mason Center Parking Lot 2, Marina Boulevard

+1 415 339 5888


2) Presidio Picnic

During the warmer months and on Sunday only, pack some blankets and lawn chairs and head to the Presidio for this massive daytime lawn party. There are a great number of trucks offering food and drinks. Plus the location offers perfect views of the Golden Gate Bridge and waterfront.

people at Presidio Picnic

In front of: Walt Disney Museum, 104 Montgomery Street

+1 415 561 5300


3) SoMa StrEat Food Park

It’s called a culinary carnival and urban playground, as there are food trucks, booze, carnival games, TVs and Wi-Fi. Lots to entertain you while you eat. This one is also open daily and you can check the schedule online to preview the food options. They also host trivia nights here.

food stands at SoMa StrEat Food Park

4) Spark Social SF

An urban gathering place that combines food trucks, a beer garden and events. It is open throughout the week for lunch and dinner and there are special happy hours Monday to Saturday. The food truck options change each day, so be sure to check the online calendar.

food market Spark Social SF

601 Mission Bay Boulevard North


5) Off The Grid

Rain or shine, plenty of food trucks line up inside the tunnel for this one. It is held every Wednesday and Friday from 11 am to 2 pm and serves the downtown crowd. Visit the website to see which trucks will be popping up.

Off the Grid Foodmarket at 5th and Minna in San Francisco

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