Food Trucks in Rest Areas

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Food Truck Operators

Licensed Commercial Food Truck Vendors whose license and permit requirements are within with State and Local compliance may request temporary permission to operate and sell "to-go" food in Caltrans’ Rest Areas.

Questions? Ask your local Permit Office about:

  • My Food Truck Permit Application
  • Additional information/documentation I need to submit
  • Requesting a time extension (rider)

Truck Drivers

Find out where you can buy "to-go" food in Caltrans’ Rest Areas.