Best Food Trucks in Santa Barbara, CA

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Food Trucks in Santa Barbara

Best Food Trucks in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is truly a special place. If you've never visited this sparkling coastal community a few hours north of Los Angeles, you're missing out. This area features a relaxed pace compared to the city, and some of the prettiest beaches in the entire state. The University of California has an outpost here, and the Montecito area just south of the city continues to draw big money developers and celebrities lining up to build second homes. At midday, State Street awakens as the center of the community, a fun place to stroll, dine and shop. The Farmers Market features amazing produce and wine grown right here in the surrounding fertile soils, Santa Barbara is truly a foodie's paradise! Locally sourced ingredients, prime wines and fresh seafood combine for some truly memorable dining experiences. The Santa Barbara food truck scene here is just ramping up, but here are two of our preferred vendors: Ventura BBQ Co. serves award winning Tri-Tip and Pulled Pork Sandwiches paired with delicious sides, and McConnell's Fine Ice Creams which features Ice Cream that's been made the right way since 1949. Get yourself a double scoop on a warm summer day!

Food Truck Catering in Santa Barbara As Lively As The Community Here

Food trucks in Santa Barbara have the best affordable options for catering any type of event. Made to order meals delivered and served right at your location. Have you asked yourself, "Where can I find Food Truck Catering near me in Santa Barbara?" The Best Food Trucks team will help you find the right food vendors nearby: we specialize in weddings, graduations and employee appreciation events. Whether it’s catering for your office or for your event, Best Food Trucks will set up an online ordering process or grab and go service to get guests served fresh and delicious meals quickly and efficiently. Many CA neighborhoods and offices team up to bring the best food trucks in Santa Barbara weekly to serve meals. A rotating selection of food trucks ensures variety and fun! If you’re interested in booking a food truck to set up a regular rotation, click here.

The Best Way to Find Food Truck Rentals in Santa Barbara 

You can use the Best Food Trucks map above to find and order from the best food trucks in Santa Barbara. If you want the best way to search for local food trucks, use the Best Food Trucks mobile app. You can download it here for either IOS or Android. The Best Food Trucks app provides detailed information on each food truck, including the location and what type of cuisine they offer. Customers can order food right from the app for pick up and get alerted when the food is ready!

Time to Eat

Now it’s time to eat! Get out there and enjoy everything the SB Food Truck scene has to offer. Don’t forget to take some awesome pictures of your delicious meals, tag your favorite food trucks and please tag Best Food Trucks USA. We love seeing customer pics and we’ll typically repost with permission.

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McConnell's Fine Ice Creams

Desserts, Ice Cream, Vegetarian

Santa Barbara Food Connection


sugar lips mini donuts


Ventura BBQ Co.

Barbecue, Sandwiches

They talk about us

4.64 (129,532 reviews)

Deanna K.

19 July 2023

Process was super easy with the website. The food truck crew was friendly and efficient and the food was amazing!!!!! Would recommend 10/10.

Amanda K.

29 September 2023

The food was good but the crab cake was advertised as having 4 shrimp and neither one had any shrimp 😟

Cindy F.

29 September 2023

The food was delicious BUT they need to put the number of items for the appetizers so you know what you are getting. The picture of the gyoza shows six on their website and we only received 5.

Tracy L.

29 September 2023

- great flavors but a disproportionate amount of rice and beans to shrimp for me. Would have preferred more shrimp. Loved the salsas too!

Sharecia T.

28 September 2023

Every now and then I find a burger spot that sends my taste buds to the moon and OMG this is one of them!!!! Soooo good!!!!

Laura P.

28 September 2023

Great costumer service, he said he was 2 onions rings short and gave us sweet potato fries. Super thoughtful 10/10 recommend and the food was amazing as well

Dale W.

28 September 2023

I had general Tso's chicken. There was way too much breading, which was very soggy, and way too little actual chicken. But the flavor was good although a bit too sweet.

Katherine E.

28 September 2023

The burger was delicious but it was the fries that really stood out. Every single fry was warm on the inside and crisp on the outside with perfect seasoning. They were the best!

Dawn L.

28 September 2023

How easy it is to order online & receiving a text when it's ready to pick up. The food is always amazing!

Kiera L.

28 September 2023

Their food is ALWAYS amazing...and generously portioned! The meatballs and caprese salad are among my favorites. And I didn't know that I liked tiramisu until I tried theirs! Delicious! And on top of that, their service is terrific. Always friendly and enthusiastic!