SoMa StrEat Food Park

428 11th St, San Francisco, CA 94103, United States

Walk around the city and you are likely to stumble upon a food truck that dishes out some incredible grub. San Francisco residents love these modern chuck wagons, including native Carlos Muela, who opened SoMa StrEat Food Park in 2012. Its location under a freeway might feel like an unlikely spot to gather, but that hasn’t stopped locals from coming seven days a week to a space that serves as beer garden, communal dining space, and party spot all at once. Customers sit at picnic tables under strings of Edison bulbs and nibble selections bought from a rotating fleet of some of San Francisco’s best food trucks, including treats like crème brûlée, burgers, fish tacos, and eggs Benedict. The already festive atmosphere gets even more energized on nights when there is live music, or on days when the Giants or the 49ers games are broadcast on large TV screens.

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