(949) 350-6553

The original Orange County Argentine food truck.  Since November 2009 Piaggio’s Chimichurri Truck has been serving empanadas, skirt steak tacos, chimichurri, sausage and milanesa sandwiches, skirt steak and chimi fries, and dulce de leche to the public.


It started with the empanada…

Piaggio has been making his signature Argentine empanada for almost 30 years. His savory recipe has travelled from his native Argentina to his restaurants in Brazil and California, and is now the iconic item of his food truck.

During his years in Brazil Piaggio developed a tropical beat. But he remained a gaucho at heart, and there he perfected the meat grilling techniques that are his trademark.

How it all evolved into a taco truck…

Piaggio thrives in fusing his Argentine roots with the food culture of his adopted land. With Piaggio Gaucho on Wheels, he has taken the three main taste sensations from Argentina (the empanada, skirt steak and chimichurri), combined them with his expertise in cooking meats, and then blended all with the taco culture of California.

The result is that Piaggio on Wheels is delighting fans with taco, burrito and quesadilla creations, as well as introducing them to the lomito sandwich, the choripan made with traditional Argentine sausage, the chicken milanesa sandwich (voted best milanesa sandwich in O.C. by OC Weekly)*, his ever-so popular version of pulled pork, and the addicting chimichurri sauce.

Piaggio can be found in Orange County or LA County doing what he loves best, living his  motto: “At your service!”

contact:  949-350-6553


Now at Oracle - Irvine Concourse. 17901 Von Karman Ave, Irvine until 2pm. Ask for our angus fries or chicken empa… https://t.co/CXr0jyBnUb

1 day ago

Serving at Pacific Vista, 25500 Commercentre Dr, Lake Forest until 2pm. Back of building on the right (c).

5 days ago

UCI campus lunch until 2pm. Aldrich Park https://t.co/JDLxxUbYRH

1 week ago

Skirt steak on board! 36 Executive Park, Irvine 11-2pm

2 weeks ago

Support your lady truckers! 11-2pm at 6531 Irvine Center Drive, Irvine 11-2pm. With @BabysBBsOC and yes, skirt ste… https://t.co/LA7njoB9ab

2 weeks ago

Canvas lunch, 11-2pm. 3100 Bristol, Costa Mesa https://t.co/uyhNqStX93

3 weeks ago

You should brave the cold. At least it’s not snowing in OC! https://t.co/fzecj7fHjH

4 weeks ago

RT @StreetFoodOC: From 11am-2pm @piaggioonwheels is @ Lakeview Business Center / 38 Technology Dr, 92618 https://t.co/h3lyEdWhnT

4 weeks ago

RT @SlenderSherbet: Just in case the only thing missing from your day is a man dancing with a dog to Careless Whisper. 🔊 https://t.co/6n822…

4 weeks ago

Think of these as hand warmers! Cold but sunny ⁦@UCIrvine⁩ Aldrich Park 11-2pm https://t.co/LWYdr11G0A

4 weeks ago

Bring the flavors of Argentina and Brazil to your next event. We can cater private and corporate events. Call Piaggio for details 949-350-6553  or email: piaggioonwheels@gmail.com

Also accepting bookings for PIAGGIO GAUCHO ON WHEELS, the mobile Argentine/Brazilian barbecue. We bring the truck and churrasqueira to you.

Perfect for company parties and other large events!



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