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Food trucks are an increasingly popular phenomenon throughout New York City. These mobile restaurants trek the city, serving delicious, one-of-a-kind meals, cooked and crafted in their travelling kitchens. A plethora of food trucks travel and park around the city to provide a vast array of exotic cuisines for hungry businesspeople and curious foodies alike. We’ve compiled the following list of our must-try food trucks that frequent Park Avenue in Midtown. Find out which trucks are in your area today!

1. Rafiqi’s
Temporarily nestled on the corner of 52nd Street and Park Avenue, Rafiqi’s is an excellent choice for a solid, affordable meal in Midtown. This traveling eatery offers a variety of halal dishes, including the famous chicken and rice platter. Although often rivaled by The Halal Guys, Rafiqi’s is a satisfying alternative for busy Park Avenue professionals seeking a quick Food truck Rafiqisand exotic bite near the office.

Our Top Pick: Chicken over rice with lettuce, onions, and white sauce – $5
Location: 52nd & Park Avenue
 
2. Uncle Gussy’s
Situated on 51st Street and Park, Uncle Gussy’s offers deliciously affordable Greek specialties. From savory souvlaki and gyros, to sweet and nutty baklava, this fantastic food truck provides a flavorful taste of Greece for a reasonable price. Midtown foodies line up at the truck throughout the corporate lunch hour – either arrive early or later to avoid waiting! The irresistible gastronomic aromas of Athens and Santorini are at your doorstep with Uncle Gussy’s!

Our Top Pick: Chicken Breast Greek Salad with Tzatziki Sauce – $7
Location: 51st & Park Avenue

3. Comme Ci, Comme Ça
The alluring zests of Morocco are transcended to the streets of New York City thanks to Samir, the young Casablanca native who founded Comme Ci, Comme Ça. This food truck’s specialty is couscous, self-proclaimed as “the best couscous in New York”. Couscous is a delectable staple from the Maghreb, composed of crushed and steamed semolina, typically coupled with meat or vegetables. Regularly parked on the corner of East 52nd Street and Park Avenue, Comme Ci, Comme Ca whips up an incredible platter of lemon chicken and couscous.

Our Top Pick: Lemon Chicken over Moroccan Couscous – $9
Location: 52nd & Park Avenue

 

4. Eggstravaganza
Rain or shine, the folks at Eggstravaganza park their unique egg-centric food mobile on East 52nd Street and Park Avenue. One of our recommendations is the chorizo fresco, with a Food Truck Eggstravaganzamixture of fresh cheese and eggs melted between two pieces of fresh seven grain bread.  Meals from Eggstravaganza vary from breakfast and lunch specials with a spicy Mexican twist including healthy salads as well as burritos, tacos, and wraps.

Our Top Pick: Chopped salad bowl with avocado, mixed greens, jalapenos, sprinkled with shredded cheese and includes a choice of chicken, steak, or shrimp pieces. -$7
Location: 52nd & Park Avenue

5. Luke’s Lobster/Nautimobile 
The Nautimobile often frequents the Midtown area seeking hungry foodies in the mood for a fresh taste of mouthwatering lobster straight from the clear waters off the coast of Maine. The parent company, Luke’s Lobster, was founded by Maine native Luke Holden. Luke’s Lobster has several locations throughout the city, but our favorite is the Nautimobile, conveniently parked on 46th Street and Park Avenue on Wednesdays and Fridays.

Our Top Pick: “A Taste of Maine” – includes a crab roll, shrimp roll, and lobster roll. Cape Cod chips and a beverage are included. — $20
Location: 46th & Park Avenue

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