Food Trucks

All Mobile Food Vendors must be licensed by the City of Ankeny

NOTICE: An Ankeny Vendor License must be obtained to operate in the City on Wednesday, July 26, 2023. Annual licenses are invalid on July 26, 2023 per Ordinance 2143. 

Residents are encouraged to look for the permit to be posted in the food truck or stand.

Approved vendors are required to keep their license posted in their unit at all times while conducting business in the City and be able to produce the license upon the request of prospective customers as evidence of compliance. Licenses are valid for one year, from April 1 through March 31.

Residents who encounter unlicensed vendors are encouraged to file a report with the Ankeny Police Department at 515-286-3333.

Please refer to the City's Municipal Code for license application requirements and exemptions.

Download a copy of the Mobile Food Vendor Checklist (PDF)

Download a copy of the Mobile Food Vendors License Application (PDF)

File the License

When finished, please email the completed application or return the completed application by mail or in-person to:

City of Ankeny
City Clerk's Office - City Hall
410 W First Street
Ankeny, IA 50023 

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday through Friday

Food Vendors Licensed by the City of Ankeny

The following is a list of vendors licensed to sell food in Ankeny. If a vendor who is not on this list attempts to conduct business within the City and fails to produce a valid City of Ankeny Mobile Food Vendor permit, please contact the Ankeny Police Department non-emergency number at 515-286-3333 to file a report.

Mohamad Chabayta
Loudi's LLC
Jessica ShillingtonVintage Road Coffee Co.
Scott WelbournMactopia Food Truck
Thomas J. Lawler Jr.iiawah Grill
Darren R Warth Smokey D's BBQ
Juan Zuniga RosasTacos Don Juan
Ocean AndrewOn The Hook Fish and Chips
Christina FazioIowa's Classic Concessions
Jeni PlattBella's Energy Cafe
Grant MontourAmigos Taco Truck/Roadside Tacos
Darrah OswaltTwo 'Ol Chefs
Brad & Valerie  BoeckenstedtThe Outside Scoop
Brandon ArcherSweet Swirls Ice Cream
Kyong S. HatfieldSook's Korean Kitchen
Javier Rodriguez RamirezSabores De Mexico
Tyler & Emily BakerDonutNV Central Iowa
Tyler & Emily BakerKona Ice of Central Iowa
Tyler & Emily BakerTravelin' Tom's Coffee of Ankeny
Thao PhamThe Eggroll Ladies
Ryan McCauleyMain Street Cafe & Bakery
Shon BruellmanThe Big Red Food Truck
Mike WhitneyComfort Food
Brian RohretCharlotte's Kitchen The Food Truck
Matthew EvansMagoo's Pizza
Enedina TejedaNinas Tacos
Brian GomezLos Gueritos Tacos LLC
Hamid KaramKaram's Grill, LLC
Andrea AckerlyRubia's Casita, LLC
Heath DurlamTwo P's "N" a Pod Food Truck LLC
Trent MurphyToasted Mary's LLC
Arturo MoraFlame
Lynda WebbSticky Fingers
Hollie MimingWhip Delight
Kristie JacobeOff the Griddle


Please contact the City Clerk's Office at 515-965-6400.