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Savannah’s Food Truck Scene on the Rise

Savannah is slowly coming around to the food truck craze, and starting just last month, a few food trucks are permitted to serve food between 10pm and 5am off of Johnson Square, with other designated food truck zones located at Daffin Park and the Scarborough, Minick, and Paulson sports complexes (read the most recent government updates here). While these hours will hopefully expand, Savannah is still testing the waters when it comes to regularly allowing food trucks to serve downtown, but food trucks are welcomed with open arms during events like St. Patrick’s Day, Savannah Food Truck Festivals, and River Street events.

Considering the fact that it can be tough to find a table during peak times in Savannah, food trucks will undoubtedly become a bigger part of our food scene. And as we’ve seen in food-centric cities Chicago, Austin, New York, Portland, and LA, it pays off to embrace more ways for talented chefs to share their delicious creations with us.

Browse this Instagram journey showcasing tasty bites from Savannah’s food trucks in operation, and look for this list to expand soon!


2017 Winner of best food truck by Connect Savannah readers serving Latin cuisine like empanadas, ropa vieja and burritos.

6 Gear Dog House

The name comes from their six hot dog choices, all sold for $6 and each topped with fries and some combination of sauerkraut, chili, and other hot dog staples.

Roy’s Nutz and Buttz

This smoked meats and boiled peanuts food truck won the random lottery as one of the first three food trucks to earn a spot off Johnson Square, and they’ll be slinging their meaty goodness at this location through July.

Savannah food truck

Squeaky Beaver

Poutine is the name of the game at Squeaky Beaver, like this massive helping of steak, peppers and onions piled on crispy fries.

Dark Shark-Taco Attack

With weekly specials and tacos inspired by practically every type of cuisine, Dark Shark is quickly making a name for themselves. And with white bean bruschetta, fried banana & PB, and hummus hush puppies, these guys are showing quite the flavor range.

PK Cafe Truck

Paul Kennedy has been a trusted caterer for weddings and events for years, but now folks don’t have to wait for a special occasion to get their tasty concoctions cultivated from Paul’s 35+ years in the business.

Molly MacPherson’s

Some food truck operator start with hopes of opening a brick-and-mortar restaurant one day, but Molly MacPherson’s started a food truck to take their beloved, Scottish-inspired cuisine mobile.

Which Savannah food truck is your favorite? Let us know on Facebook!