A Local’s Guide To Kanpur’s Best Food Trucks

A Local’s Guide To Kanpur’s Best Food Trucks

How do you understand the soul of a city, the fabric of it and the true texture of it? Eat local. We took this advice to heart and asked a foodie to give us the 101 on the best food trucks in Kanpur. Everyone knows the city is a melting pot of cuisines ranging from regional specialties to surprising international delicacies. But it's the streets we wanted to hit, and that's exactly where we take you. Locals swear by these food trucks!

Taste Mafia
Where: Civil Lines and Kidwai Nagar
When: 5 pm till midnight
What: Fusion food
KanpurWants recommends: The tandoori momos and cheese burst dosa. Try the Bazooka café if you are not in the mood for street food. It is by the same people creating more finger-licking food.

Where: Arya Nagar
When: 5 pm onwards
What: Lebanese
KanpurWants recommends: This little place with a big taste has the best chicken shawarma rolls in town that have your mouth watering from a long distance away.

Kukkad @ Nukkad
Where: Swaroop Nagar
When: 6 pm till 11 in the night
What: Snacks and Mughlai
KanpurWants recommends: A food truck mixed with dhabba-feel a must-have here is the chicken tikka roll. Looking for a vegetarian option? Try the paneer tikka. It will melt in your mouth!

Desi Firangi
Where: Opposite U.P. Kirana school, Kidwai Nagar
When: 5 pm till 10:30 in the night
What: Fresh Snacks
KanpurWants recommends: Have a desi gastronomical experience with the garlic bread topped with mashed potatoes.

Hunger Bunger
Where: Opposite Yogi Sweets Lajpat Nagar
When: 5pm till 11pm
What: Chinese and Italian
KanpurWants recommends: With a completely vegetarian menu, the food truck is heaven for veggie-lovers. Try out the cheese cigar rolls and tell us have you tasted something better?

WTF – Wow Tasty Food
Where: Kakadeo
When: 4 pm till midnight
What: Chinese and other fast food
KanpurWants recommends: Quick, fast and piping hot; we say have a crack at anything on the menu.

Where: Shyamnagar
When: 6 pm to 10:30 pm
What: To Be Explored
KanpurWants recommends: For all the food enthusiasts who are forever looking for a 'new place to eat' mark your calendars. This new food truck will be serving yummylicious dishes from November 5th!