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Highland Lakes Food Truck Roundup

Stop at a Highland Lakes food truck for a variety of your favorite foods.

The Highland Lakes has become a food-truck grub hub, noshing in on the latest trend in food on the go. Here’s what you need to know before you go on a taste tour of these local hot spots.

MARBLE FALLS

The Silver Spartan is located at 1006 Mission Hills Drive at U.S. 281 in Marble Falls. Staff photos by Jennifer Greenwell

Mission Hills Food Court

1006 Mission Hills Drive at U.S. 281, Marble Falls

Diners will find picnic tables to sit and enjoy the grub from the food trailers at the Mission Hills Food Court.

Trailers taking up residence at the Mission Hills Food Court include:


• Augustino's Mexican Food Trailer

7 a.m.-3 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. Monday-Friday; 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday

Cash and cards

Call-in or text orders: 830-613-5254

Fajitas are the customer favorite at Augustino's. They serve a wide variety of Mexican food including mini tacos, chile relleno, nachos, enchiladas, and more. They also offer burgers.

See their very large menu on their website or Facebook page.


• The Silver Spartan

11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday

Cash and cards

Call-in orders: 830-220-4722

Very large menu includes offerings such as lamb gyro, catfish po’ boy, bacon and egg burger, Greek salad, beer-battered onion rings, jalapeño corn fritters, and funnel cake fries.

The Silver Spartan has picnic tables on site for those who don’t want to grab and go.

For a full menu, visit its website or follow it on Facebook.

HWY 281 Food Court

1610 U.S. 281 North, Marble Falls

This culinary caravan includes a large, covered central dining area cooled by fans in the warmer months and warmed with heaters in the cooler months.

Currently cooking are these fabulous food trucks:

Local Eats Craft Food at the HWY 281 Food Court.


• Local Eats Craft Food

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday-Friday as well as 6-8 p.m. Friday; closed Sunday and Monday.

Cash and cards

Call-in orders: 512-294-5581

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Serves craft burgers such as the Farm House with a fresh, fried-egg topper and the Texican topped with avocado, fresh pico, and melted queso. Also serves tacos, fries, and sweet treats such as Southern-fried donuts coated with honey and powdered sugar.

Truck specialties: Pecan chicken salad sandwich, Skinny Jeans portabella sandwich, and the Texas Philly

• Tatita's Taco

7 a.m.-2 p.m. daily; closed on holidays.

Cash, cards, checks, Apple and Samsung Pay.

Call-in orders: 830-220-8217

Menu includes breakfast tacos (served all day), fajitas, tinga de pollo, veggie tostadas, gorditas, the Fire Burger, menudo (only on Saturdays), and more.

HWY 1431/INDUSTRIAL FOOD PARK

2202 RR 1431 West, Marble Falls

Break bread under the large, covered patio complete with picnic tables for customer comfort.

Choose from among these trucks:

• Taquitos El Charro

Only closed Tuesday

Cash only

Call-in orders: 830-220-0423

Authentic Mexican food with homemade tortillas. Tacos, gorditas, tortas, burritos, quesadillas, and breakfast tacos. Menudo served on Saturday and Sunday.

Truck specialty: Gordita

The Wild Chicken at the HWY 1431/Industrial Food Park.


• The Wild Chicken

10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday

Cash and cards

Call-in orders: 830-220-7657

Mesquite-grilled cuisine. Chicken, beef, potatoes, burgers, and fries. Whole and half chickens. Desserts include churros, flan, and pie.

Truck specialty: The chicken!

COTTONWOOD SHORES

Cowtown Texas BBQ is located at 3803 RR 2147 West in Cottonwood Shores.

Cowtown Texas BBQ

3803 RR 2147 West, Cottonwood Shores

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday

Cash and cards

Call-in orders: 512-755-3863 or 830-220-4481

They serve good ol’ Texas barbecue in just about any form or fashion: brisket, ribs, sliced, chopped, and sausage. On the lighter side, order a deli-style sliced turkey. Don’t leave without a big helping of Cowtown’s famous ranch potato salad.


Tacos El Mexicano is now located at 4901 FM 2147 in Cottonwood Shores.

Tacos El Mexicano

4901 FM 2147, Cottonwood Shores

8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday

Cash and cards

Call-in orders: 512-567-0302

Authentic Mexican food. Breakfast tacos served all day. Tacos, burritos, tortas, gorditas, quesadillas, shrimp cocktail, and menudo.

KINGSLAND

El Grande Taco is located at 2642 RR 1431 in Kingsland.

El Grande Taco

2642 RR 1431, Kingsland

7 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday; 8-11 a.m. Saturday; closed Sunday

Cash only

Call-in orders: 830-265-8590

Serving breakfast and lunch. Authentic Mexican tacos and burritos. Covered seating area in front.

SPICEWOOD

Spicewood Food Park is located at 9334 Texas 71 East and includes Beto's Tacos y Mas and Dian's.

SPICEWOOD FOOD PARK

9334 Texas 71 East, Spicewood

Visitors to this food park will find a canopied dining area where they can kick back and enjoy their grub.

• Beto’s Tacos y Mas

6:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday

Cash and cards

Call-in orders: 512-900-0247

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Serves Mexican fare with breakfast tacos and burritos and a variety of lunch tacos as well as burritos, and gorditas. Offers a large variety of breakfast and lunch plates.

BURNET

The Bite Food Park at Mojo Coffee

607 E. Polk St., Burnet

• Potato Haus

11 a.m.-4 p.m. and 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday

Call-in orders: 512-212-1164

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Serves Texo-European potato dishes. Offers a build-your-own option as well as haus-fries, mashers, bakers, and sweet potato fries -- each with a wide variety of options.

Dian’s

900 E. Polk St., Burnet (next to carwash)

11 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday

Cash and cards

Call-in orders: 325-423-2351

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Chargrilled burgers and sandwiches complemented with fresh-cut french fries are what’s on the menu at Dian’s. Sandwiches include the likes of the Big Bird sandwich, a French dip, and, of course, a grilled cheese, to name a few. A kids’ menu is available.

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