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Capitol Complex Mobile Food Trucks


Capitol Complex Mobile Food Trucks will be back again in 2019!






The Mobile Food Truck Zone will be located in Visitor Lot 15 just north of the Lucas Building.


​May 1 through December 31, 2019

Truck Information

The Mobile Food Trucks must be approved by DAS to serve on the Capitol Complex. Employees and guests on the Capitol Complex can access the Mobile Food Truck's Facebook page or website to review menu options and location schedules. 

  • Top Bun was voted City View's 2018 Best Local Food Truck! Their meat is from a local butcher and the buns are made at the South Union Bakery to make many unique and tasty burger options! Include a side of side of fries to top off the meal.

  • Railroad Bill's food truck is an extension of their East Village dining car. Like the diner, the menu include a classic breakfast & lunch menu with vegetarian and vegan dishes. As well as items Plain Talk Books & Coffee, Brick Street Bakery & Raccoon Forks Foods coffee.

  • Grumpy J's Gourmet Sliders is back with the slider menu options include  grilled chicken sliders, steak burgers, cheese steak burgers, bbq pulled pork, tortilla tilapia, and ham & cheese. Sides include bbq baked beans, potato salad and french fries. 

  • Karam's Grill - Mediterranean Cuisine is the health comfort food you're looking for such as salad, pita or quesadilla gyro and shawarma options! Hamid is also serving Moroccan style kefta pockets and falafel plates. Top off your lunch with handmade sweet baklava.

  • Veggie Thumper will be at the Complex with the vegetarian and vegan food bus serving a variety of sandwiches that are vegetarian and gluten free along with a rotation of burgers, ribs, gyros, meatballs, veggie wraps, as well as in season and moon-based snacks.

  • The Big Red Food Truck featured on the The Food Network, Family Food Showdown with Valerie Berenelli, serves a variety of tacos along with burgers, tenderloins, brisket nachos, loaded baked potato tots as well as a breakfast skillet! They also have sides including fried pickles, and lobster ravioli bites.

  • Outside Scoop is serving handmade artisan style ice cream full of robust flavor in your choice of single or double scoop in a cup or cone. They will be carrying 5-7 of their unique flavors on the truck at a time, with flavors changing each visit. Root beer floats and vegan options are always available!

  • Taco Loco 


Interested in being part of the Capitol Complex Mobile Food Truck program? 
Please contact Suzy Trotter at 515/281-7259 or

Iowa Department of Administrative Services
109 SE 13th St
Des Moines, IA 50319-0101