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Food Trucks Central Illinois

Looking for a new dining experience? Our real estate agents may have a few ideas!

Some of the best restaurants in Central Illinois are easy to overlook. That's because they're not always in the same place! Yes, Central Illinois is one of the epicenters of America's food truck craze. No matter if you're hankering for smoked barbecue, Japanese hibachi, or authentic Mexican food, it's all here.

Part of the food truck experience is making sure you know exactly where your favorite meal will be served today. Luckily, lots of modern lunch trucks have sleek websites where you can order directly without needing a third-party app. It's the easiest way to get a location update, too.

Let's zero in on some of the top lunch trucks right here in Central Illinois:

  • Tin Roof Smokehouse – See Website for Location Details
    Looking for some of the best barbecue near Bartonville homes for sale? You're in luck with Tin Roof Smokehouse. Typically found at Bartonville Hardware on Wednesdays and Fridays and at the Morton Market on Tuesdays, Tin Roof's innovative offerings are always changing. It recently introduced the "Inside Out Egg Roll"  and has new specials, like the Smoked Chicken Philly Sandwich, every day. Our Bartonville real estate agents have been known to pop in from time to time.

  • Kenzi Hibachi Express on Wheels – 3324 Court Street, Pekin, IL 61554
    Want to try Japanese dishes near Pekin homes for sale? It's more likely than you think with Kenzi Hibachi Express on Wheels. Available Monday through Saturday with carryout dining only, it's a delicious "local secret" that you'll be glad to be in on. The menu is stuffed to the brim with all your classic hibachi favorites and makes for a filling, satisfying lunch or dinner any day.

  • The Tornado Truck – 1355 North Illinois Route #48, Decatur, IL 62526
    The Tornado Truck rambles through the area near Decatur homes for sale but is most often found in the Colonial Mall parking lot. Known far and wide for its "Tornado Potatoes and Fries," it also offers a tantalizing assortment of treats inspired by the flavors of Illinois. You will not want to miss out on the Polish sausage, corn dogs, and other "state fair" foods served up fresh and piping hot.

  • Watson Shack & Rail – 211 North Neil Street, Champaign, IL 61820
    Watson Shack & Rail is a little bit easier to find than some of the other entries on this list. Visit its location near Champaign homes for sale, and your order can be ready in advance. No need to fuss around with apps; simply use the food truck's website. With a wide range of sandwiches and some surprisingly creative appetizers, you'll need to visit more than once to sample it all.

  • Mo's Burritos Cocina Latina – 1104 North Prospect Avenue, Champaign, IL 61820
    Mo's Burritos Cocina Latina will tempt your taste buds with its burritos heaped to bursting with all the fixings. Log on and set your order up through the online menu, and you'll be in and out in just a few seconds! Try a plate of nachos, El Salvador-style tamales, tacos, quesadillas, and more. Wash it all down with a drink of authentic Mexican horchata, and you have a memorable taste experience right here in Champaign.

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