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Missoula's got a thriving food truck scene. There's an impressive range of cuisine: Asian, Mexican, Indian, BBQ, burgers, sausages, pizza, sweets, sandwiches, and more. Many of these mobile eateries serve high-quality, organic, locally-sourced food. A few of them come only in vehicular form; others have brick-and-mortar counterparts. Their schedules vary widely and change frequently, so we've included social media links to help you locate them, as well as a list of common food truck gathering places. Happy eating!

Beastro 

The vehicular version of Burns Street Bistro serves up all manner of fare. In this case, chicken wings. Facebook 

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Big Dipper Ice Cream

Keep your eye out for the big yellow truck bearing Missoula's favorite ice cream. Splurge on a double scoop combo like this one: yellow cake and huckleberry. Facebook

Big Thai Country 

Big Thai Country serves authentic eats from Thailand, like this plate full o' Pad Thai. Facebook

Bitterroot Bison

Eat a hearty Montana meal of bison burgers and Tatanka tacos. Bitterroot Bison Co. raises their herd humanely, giving the animals room to roam, grass to eat and zero growth hormones. Facebook

The Chameleon

This food truck changes dishes as easily as the chameleon changes colors. Anything goes, from tacos to cajun to pasta primavera (below). Facebook

Clark Fork Charcuterie

How about locally made bratwurst, chorizo, & Italian sausages hot off the grill? All of Clark Fork Charcuterie's meats come from humanely-raised local hogs. Facebook

Clove Cart Pizza

What's better than wood-fired pizza? Wood-fired pizza that comes out of a mobile brick oven shaped like a garlic clove. Clove Cart's sausage and date pizza is pictured below. Facebook

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Cruz Tacos

Tacos, fresh fried corn chips, & house-made salsas will satisfy your desire for Mexican munchies. Loaded nachos with chicken shown below. Facebook

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Dobi's Teriyaki

Nobody outflanks Dobi's regular and spicy teriyaki. Facebook

Iron Cakes 

Pizza waffles, PB&J waffles, s'more waffles, banana bread waffles and more. All gluten-free! Facebook

Missoula Waffles

For those lucky enough to enjoy gluten-FILLED waffles... Facebook

Montana Q

How'd you like to dig into this bad boy? The Montana Gold Miner is half pulled pork and half beef brisket. Montana Q hails from Frenchtown, but they'll be hauling their smoked meats and curly fries to Zootown. Facebook 

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Sonny's Original Cheesesteaks

You don't have to be in Philly to enjoy a delicious cheesesteak. 

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Suppertime

Run by the manager of Great Burn Brewing, Suppertime serves specialty tacos - Korean pork and Tinga chicken - that go great with beer. Facebook

Take It or Leave It

St. Ignatius' Lower Crossing Farm shares vittles made from their pasture-raised animals and local produce (like loaded fries!).

Tia's Tamales

Tia's Tamales food truck was so successful it led to the opening of a permanent restaurant, Tia's Big Sky. Lucky for Missoula, they continue to sell their locally sourced, organic, authentic Mexican fare from their mobile unit. Facebook

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Two Crows Tacos

Fresh out of Arlee, Two Crows Tacos distinguishes itself by offereing five different salsas, including "Volcanica."

Wally + Buck

Sink your teeth into a juicy 1/4 pound burger. Wally + Buck's sources their beef from from the pasture-raised cows of Missoula's Oxbow Cattle CompanyFacebook

Even more food trucks:

Covered Wagon Hot Dogs: 100% grass-fed beef hot dogs.  Facebook

Crepe Cuisine: French crepes with a Montana style. Facebook

El Cazador: Authentic Mexican. Mobile version of the popular downtown restaurant. Facebook

Great Ape Crepes: Crepes. Food truck based out of Helena. Facebook  

Gumbo Bus: Gumbo & Po-Boys.  Facebook

Ina's Indian Tacos: Fresh homemade bread & local ingredients. Facebook

Just Barbeque: BBQ. Facebook

Lil' Orbits Donuts: Mini donuts. Facebook

Masala: Indian cuisine. Like Tia's, their successful cart led to a brick & mortar restaurant. Facebook

Noodle Wagon: Stir-fried soba noodles & Teriyaki chicken. Facebook

Pagoda: Chinese & Thai food. A mobile version of the eatery on North Orange Street. Facebook

Polka Dot Patties: American food. Facebook

Puffy's PoBoys and More: Lousiana-style PoBoys. Facebook

Sa Wad Dee: Authentic Thai. A mobile version of their downtown restaurant. Facebook

Taco Sano: Burritos. A mobile version of the fast-casual eatery on the Hip Strip. Facebook 

Two Chicks Scratch: Everything's made from scratch, from burritos and cinnamon rolls. They travel up from Stevensville. Facebook

Vietnam Noodle: Vietnamese cuisine. A mobile version of the restaurant on Stephens.

Whipped Up: BBQ. Based in Superior, they make frequent stops in Missoula. Facebook

The Wild Weenie: Hot dogs & polish sausages. Facebook

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Where to find food trucks:

Missoula's food trucks make regular appearances at Western Cider, Imagine Nation Brewing, KettleHouse, Big Sky Brewing, Draught Works, Great Burn Brewing and nearly any event at Caras Park or the Missoula Fairgrounds. You'll want to check social media to see who's where when. Want a sure thing? You'll always hit the food truck jackpot during these occasions: 

Clark Fork Market: Saturdays, May 5-October 27, 2018, 8am-1pm,* on the northeast side of the Higgins Street Bridge  *9am-1pm in October

Missoula Farmers Market: Saturdays, May 5-October 27, 2018, 8am-12:30pm and Tuesdays, June 19-September 25, 2018, 5:30pm-7pm, at the northeast end of Higgins Ave.  

Missoula People's Market: Saturdays, May 5-September 29, 2018, 9am-1pm, at Higgins Ave. & Pine St.

Out to Lunch:Wednesdays, June 6-August 29, 2018, 11:30am-2pm at Caras Park

Downtown ToNight: Thursdays, June 7-August 30, 2018, 5:30pm-8:30pm at Caras Park