Food trucks have come a long way in the last few years. No longer are they simply a portable deep fryer offering French fries and hotdogs.

Today, you can find what amounts to gourmet street food served on the fly, with everything from dumplings to seafood available. Of course, you can still satisfy a craving for great fries, the point is that now there are other options, too.

With that in mind, here are 10 popular – and sometimes unexpected – food truck offerings in the Ottawa area.

The Merry DerryType: ice cream
Location: moves around (you can track it) but there’s also a store now at 102 Fairmont Ave.

Ad Mare

Type: seafood
Location: Slater & O’Connor

Dumpling ParkType: dumplings and lunch bowls
Location: 538 Rochester St. (parking lot of Morning Owl coffee house)

Yakko TakkoType: Mexican
Location: 890 Bank St.

Blended BerryType: salads, Acai bowls, smoothies
Location: 298 Preston St.

Caribbean CruiserType: Caribbean
Location: 1533 Merivale Rd.

Angry DragonzType: Asian fusion
Location: Gloucester and Lyon streets

Meryenda SnackType: Filipino
Location: 1448 Prince of Wales Sr.

Relish the FlavourType: Variety, including salad and sandwiches
Location: U of O, Marie-Curie St.

Glen’sType: fast food
Location: Canadian Tire parking lot, 8181 Campeau Dr. in Kanata
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