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Eating on the Go

Eating on the Go

A look at the island’s food trucks.

This year is definitely an exciting one for all foodies out there, especially since the weather is still great! It’s the perfect time to explore the several food trucks located in Bahrain.

One rule to remember with all these food trucks: keep an eye on their social media to find out where they are.

Planet Caravan

06-ds-march-2017-80-92-13Tel: +973-17262626
Instagram: theplanetcaravan

Commonly found in the Seef area at The Courtyard, the food they serve ranges from classic food truck fare such as burgers and fries, to the more innovative edamame tabbouleh. They even offer a few delicious desserts to curb your sweet tooth attacks.

Planet Caravan’s retro airstream caravan was custom built from scratch, making it the first of its kind in the GCC.


06-ds-march-2017-80-92-14Tel: +973-17305031
Instagram: vm1856

Roaya Saleh, owner of renowned Bahrain fixture Villa Mamas, recently launched her own food truck: VM1856.

With the tagline Mama is in the Neighborhood, this retrofitted school bus travels to popular locations and serves their delectable cuisine to everyone looking for great food. They even set up the area with their own outdoor seating, with tables designed from wooden pallets and mini-benches made out of crates!

They serve traditional Bahraini food, sandwiches, wraps, burgers, fries, rice dishes, hot and cold drinks and desserts.

VM1856 stands for Villa Mamas; while1856 is the villa number of their main restaurant in Saar.

Gastro Street

06-ds-march-2017-80-92-10Tel: +973-17001777

As you’re driving around Bahrain, you might have come across a classic yellow school bus painted black, with a large Gastro St. painted on its sides. What’s cool is you can choose to eat your food in their pop-up tables and chairs outdoors, or dine inside the bus!

Gastro Street serves a variety of starters, burgers, hot dogs, fries and creative dessert-y drinks like cake-shakes!

The back of the bus is closed off and is where all the delicious cooking happens. The rest of the bus is furnished with booths giving a retro diner feel to it.

Terminal Burger

06-ds-march-2017-80-92-9Tel: +973-17600077
Location: Marassi Beach, Rd. No. 3469, Diyar Al Muharraq, Manama

Apart from their dine-in restaurant in Riffa, Terminal Burger can also be found on Marassi Beach in a stationary food truck. Their menus are designed like boarding passes with their burger types named as destinations such as New York, Beirut or even Milano. They even wrap the burgers with baggage tags, completing the whole “going on a trip” feeling.

La Creperie

06-ds-march-2017-80-92-15Tel: +973-32243222
Instagram: lacreperie_bh
Location: Marassi Beach, Rd. No. 3469, Diyar Al Muharraq, Manama

Had your Terminal burger and looking for something sweet? Hit up that bright blue food truck nearby, serving a creative selection of sweet and savory crepes as well as milkshakes. They even provide options to create your own crepes or milkshakes from the wide array of ingredients they have available.


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