Athens Area Food Trucks & Carts



Athens County is no stranger to great food – in fact it’s really the mecca of dining for Southeast Ohio – and food trucks are no exception. Check out some of Ohio’s best and longest-running food carts and trucks to discover some delicious eats on the streets!

Locations will vary. Most trucks and carts offer a website or Facebook page that provides updates on locations and menus.  The City of Athens offers food vending spaces at the intersection of Union and Court Streets at the edge of the Historic College Green.

In addition to street corners and parking lots, our area breweries, wineries and festivals are great places to find all your favorite mobile meals. Most Athens Area food trucks and cart also cater private events and parties.  Sample them all and share your best food pics with us on Instagram and Facebook using #AthensOhio and #Athens30MM.  Eat up!

A Town Pies & Fries – Home of the late-night jumbo slice of pizza!  Plus other great street foods.

Ali Babas – Gyros, Lamb, Beef and Chicken Falafels, plus White Castle burgers, fresh lemonade.  One of Athens’ oldest food cart businesses, now grown to include 3 food trucks!

Atheenie Weenie – Hot dogs, cold drinks and now, tacos in a bag! Classic street grub done right.

Burrito Buggy – Everything good wrapped up in a burrito. An Athens classic, open since 1984. The Buggy can typically be found at the corner of Union and Court Streets.

Chelsea’s Real Food – Great local, fresh salads, soups and sandwiches made with 30 Mile Meal freshness.

Dirty Girl Coffee – Cold brewed coffee served with a little attitude…..Typically at the Athens Farmers Market.

Dr.May’s Thai Kitchen – Authentic Thai food made just for you. Usually found Uptown at their storefront location.

Holy Guacamole – Meet Rudy, enjoy great tacos and a Central American menu.  Located in The Plains on Rt. 682 and area festivals.

Hot Diggity Dog Unlimited – Sample hot dogs, brats, funnel cakes and other fair style fare at this special event food truck which you’ll find at fairs and fests around the area.

Hot Potato Truck – Serving gourmet hot backed potatoes including international and vegetarian fare.  Typically Uptown at the College Green.

Ice Age Express – This ice cream truck is stationed next to Holy Guacamole in The Plains. New flavors each week, so keep stopping back!

Kona Ice – Tropical shaved ice in an endless number of flavor combinations.

Mike’s Dog Shack – An extension of the uptown location, this food truck serves hot dogs, chips and drinks. Find them around town and at special events throughout the area.

Mister Softee – Who doesn’t love the ice cream man?  Straight from Larry’s Dog House.

Nixtamalized – Authentic tamales, tacos and atole made with fresh local ingredients.  Find them at the Farmers Market & the Wolf Tree Collective on E. State Street.

Tornado Potato – Serving that signature tornado potato treat plus other great late-night street foods.