Stopping for a quick bite doesn’t have to mean fast food. Next time you’re looking for authentic flavor, try one of these local food trucks that offer an abundance of spicy, mild and fresh fare.
Hours: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday
Address: Along Main Avenue between 2nd and 3rd streets
Accepts card: Yes
Tres Bro’s food truck is your vehicle to authentic Nicaraguan food. Yadira Lopez, one of the truck’s owners, was born in Nicaragua and brings personality to his skills in the kitchen. Lopez opened the bright red food truck in downtown Warrenton with Josh Colby last year. The menu offers wraps filled with grilled Mahi, grilled shrimp or seasonal local catch. The shrimp ceviche ($12) is a fresh choice made with lime-marinated shrimp, cilantro, tomato and onion, and your choice of heat, from none to habanero.
Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday
Address: 1140 Marlin Ave., Warrenton
Accepts card: Yes
Guadalajara Combo is the place to go if you’re in the mood for an outstanding burrito. The menu offers a variety of options from breakfast burritos with chorizo, egg, pico de gallo and jalapenos, to fish or shrimp burritos with fresh avocado and lime. Tacos, tostadas, enchiladas and quesadillas are also available. If you plan on getting one of their burritos, keep in mind you probably won’t have room for anything else.
Taqueria Pelayos #2
Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday
Address: 30 SE Anchor Ave., Warrenton
Accepts card: No
Taqueria Pelayos #2 is the second location of the Taqueria Pelayos food trucks, the first being in Astoria. They also have a restaurant in Seaside. All three locations are run by the family who opened the first Taqueria Pelayos food truck on the North Coast. The food trucks have a built up a strong reputation throughout Clatsop County for quality food. The menu includes Mexican dishes like tamales, tacos and burritos. They also have a hamburger and cheese steak sandwich.