The Lime Truck

3303 Hyland Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
949-292-6282
The Lime Truck +

Christopher Victorio

Details

  • Sun, Tue-Sat 11am-9pm
  • $$
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • No Alcohol
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Not Accepted
The Lime Truck's Daniel Shemtob know their repeat customers are not only open for something new, but they also expect it. Quinn is as apt to adopt a Filipino seasoning technique to make sugary-delicious tocino tacos one day as he is likely to ditch it the next. The crew are cuisine-agnostic-one of the few food-truck kitchens to truly improvise, to cook on their toes. They have attention spans that are as itinerant as their vehicles, rewriting the whiteboard menu daily. The lamb sandwich seems to be a permanent fixture--though it may be called "Yum Yum" today and "Slamin' Lambin" tomorrow: largely Greek-inspired, with mint seasoning a patty of ground lamb that's sizzled to crispness and served open-faced on thick pita bread with yogurt and lines of Sriracha squiggled on top.

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