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Port Elizabeth’s food trucks are serving some lip smacking fare – here are 4 to visit this weekend

These PE food trucks give some of the other food trucks a run for their money.

by: Rentse Khiba | 25 Apr 2018
row of food trucks serving customers

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Makoy Food Truck

Serving some of the best street food in Port Elizabeth, the Makoy food truck is a huge favourite amongst the locals. The menu offers canapes, gourmet street food and even dessert options. From beef burritos to avocado and tempura prawns, Makoy has something for everyone. Although they have expanded into a full-blown restaurant the Makoy food truck can be found at festivals and markets around Port Elizabeth and also have an additional catering option, so if you have any events coming up and you would like to treat your guests to some authentic street food, then the Makoy food truck should be the first people you dial.


It all started with the Makoy Food Truck... But you can get the same incredible taste all week round from the Makoy Diner! Be sure to visit us at 152 Main Road, Walmer from 11am daily. 041 581...

Gourmet Girl

Sweet-toothed? Love pancakes? Adore cupcakes? Then the Gourmet Girl food truck was made for you! The pink Gourmet Girl tuk-tuk brings all your favourite sweet treats straight to your door and to any festival and market in the surrounding areas. Gourmet Girl is a regular at the Baakens Food Truck Friday and is usually parked on the corner of Cape Road and 2nd Avenue, Newtown Park a few days every week. GG also caters for events, especially weddings!

Our corner at food truck Friday

24 Likes, 1 Comments - Gourmet Girl (@gourmet_girl_pe) on Instagram: "Our corner at food truck Friday"

The Taco Box

We all know that tacos are everything and The Taco Box is probably the best type of food truck to ever hit P.E. Bringing you the best tacos in town, Taco Box serves you nothing but delicious, tasty and freshly made tacos. With a variety of flavours each taco offers you a unique but heavenly meal. The Taco Box food truck can be found at Baakens Food Truck Friday and also can be contacted for any events you need catering for.


Serving you waffles with a twist, the Wafelbak food truck, serves your traditional waffle but you also have the option of a chicken waffle sandwich – which is exactly that, or the bacon and chakalaka cheese waffle sandwich which is said to be delicious.  The Wafelbak food truck can be found at local festivals or markets and also can be spotted at the local university. 

We back baby. Nmmu south campus outside building 35... We now accept credit and debit cards #wafelbakpe #wafelbak #nmmu #chickenandwafflesandwiches #waffles

7 Likes, 1 Comments - Wafelbak (@wafelbak) on Instagram: "We back baby. Nmmu south campus outside building 35... We now accept credit and debit cards..."

Know of any other great food trucks in Port Elizabeth, feel free to let us know! 


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