Don’t feel like cooking? Feel like it’s a takeaway and glass of red kind of night? Venture out from your usual takeaway choices and try one of Canberra’s authentic takeaway foods on wheels. We guarantee you won’t be disappointed with these choices of multicultural eats.


Fares Bueller

Try something new with Fares Bueller’s exciting modern twist on traditional Lebanese food. Fairly new to Canberra’s food scene, the truck has taken off with customers following them around to various locations. The team are dishing up burgers, wraps and salads as you’ve never seen before, on the menu find their own version of KFC’s ‘twister’ named the Lebanese twister, a Lebanese fried chicken burger and loaded fries with Zaatar salt and Persian feta. Also a crowd favourite is their house made Knafeh: crispy layers with creamy sweet cheese filling topped with rose water syrup and pistachios. Get your updates on Bueller’s next location on their Facebook page or Instagram.


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Zaab Station

Walk past the streets of Thailand right here in the heart of Braddon, at Zaab’s Zaab Station, parked out the front of their restaurant. Inspired by South East Asia cuisine, Zaab is dishing up authentic Lao and Thai street food with a modern twist. On their menu you’ll find all your Thai favourites; beef massamun curry, satay skewers, pad Thai and chilli basil chicken…but as you’ve never seen it before. Order online through their app or website for dinner, or also now on offer is a $8.50 takeaway lunch boxes available from Mon – Fri from 12-3 or until sold out! If you’re working in the city this is the place to be for your lunch break. To keep things interesting their lunch menu changes every month, so keep up to date on what you can get your hands on on their Instagram or website.


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Mr Papa

Showcasing Peruvian culture through tasty creative food, this is street food on the move. Order online and take home a Chanchito-Peruvian pork belly burger, empanadas, street wings or a Peruvian burrito. They even deliver their culinary street eats right to your door or you can pick up at the Coop at Soho in Dickson. Check out their menu on their website.


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Short Eats

Specialising in Sri Lankan food, Short Eats is the newest addition to Canberra’s food truck scene opening its truck to us in July. A no better time to showcase their mouth-watering rich curries, pastries and fried foods. Find them located at Lathlain street carpark entrance into Westfield Belconnen. Check out their Facebook page for more info!


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The ‘G’ Spot

One of the pioneers of Canberra food trucks, Gungahlin’s ‘G’ Spot has been serving up some of the best late night salty foods since 2001. Located in the Gungahlin’s Lakes Club car park this one you won’t want to miss. With daily specials every week to cure your cravings think BBQ pork ribs, loaded fries, burgers, schnitzels, burritos, nachos and jam donuts, dessert nachos and their famous deep-fried chocolate bars! Check out their Facebook page for what’s installed this week.


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Tikka Stand

It’s in the name, it’s in the food, marinated to perfection, Tikka Stand has everything tikka! Loaded tikka fries, tikka and rice, tikka rolls and burgers, and even fries with special tikka seasoning. Now taking online orders, pick up at the Coop at Soho in Dickson and skip the cue. Order yours here.  


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Bringing you burgers and beers from a truck since 2009, now in two locations in the capital. Find them in Fyshwick and Dickson for the ultimate takeaway experience. Get all your favourite burger classics or something with a little twist, from a cheeseburger and chicken burger to a salmon or vegan burger. Also on offer is two ultimate loaded hotdogs American style. Sometimes nothing beats a simple burger and chips, especially from one that has the rep of being Canberra’s best burger joint. Check out the menu on their website.


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Momos Taste of Tibet

Located in the Coop at Soho in Dickson is another food truck venue for you to sink your teeth into. Momos Tate of Tibet is family run and has for you Momos; an Indian dumpling dish that are steamed or fried with your choice of beef, pork or vegan filling. On their menu you’ll also find other traditional eats like Tibetan noodle soup Thukpa, and deep-fried bread filled with red meat and cabbage known as Shabaley. See everything that is in stall for you on their website.


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Mandalay Bus

Although closed for winter, we couldn’t leave out the Mandalay Bus, a Canberra classic. Located at Haig Park across from Braddon, it’s hard to miss the bright yellow bus painted with colourful patterns and designs. Some local favourites from their menu include waffle fries, satay chicken and delectable Nutella crepes. To keep posted on their return follow them on Facebook.


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