Revisiting Thursday's Ferry Plaza Market, the OG Food Truck Rally

Our monthly review explores the city's food trucks gatherings, one at a time, breaking down each one with statistics, descriptions of the scene, and vital info to help you plan a trip there.

Location: South arcade of the Ferry Building

Schedule: Thursdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Market Info Website: CUESA Thursday Market Site

Approximate Number of Trucks: Nine

Parking/Public Transit: Ferry, BART, Muni, validated parking on the weekends

Restrooms: Inside Ferry Building

Music: No

Booze: No

Seating: Yes, behind the stalls in the covered arcade.

Best for: Those looking to escape the office for lunch.

Other notes: Also a great place to pick up some local produce while you wait for your lunch. Also a great place to hit early for a no-wait, hangover-soothing porchetta sandwich.

Some street food gatherings become so woven into the fabric of a location, that it's easy to forget what it was like before they were there. The Thursday Ferry Plaza Farmer's Market, which started its current incarnation in early July of 2009, is one of them.

See also: Food Truck Bite of the Week: The Wise Bowl and the Fool

Food Truck Bite of the Week: Smoking Out at 4505 Meats

Food Truck Bite of the Week: Porchetta Sandwich at Roli Roti

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