10 Restaurants You Can’t Miss at Coachella 2018

It’s that time of the year again. The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is this weekend!

Prepare yourself for hordes of music fans, a sea of flower crowns, last-minute ticket swaps, and of course: craveable festival eats.

In the spirit of festival season, we’ve rounded up our top 10 restaurants making an appearance at Coachella this year. From BBQ to Poke, Chinese to Vietnamese, here’s the mouthwatering lineup.

1. Go Get Em Tiger

Go Get Em Tiger Coachella Food Lineup 2018

Location: Indio Central Market

Go Get Em Tiger is returning to Coachella with more coffee to help you get your caffeine fix. Order a refreshing iced latte or brunch goodie while you jam out to your favorite performer.

2. Bludso’s Bar and Que

Bludso's Bar and Que Coachella 2018

Location: Craft Beer Bar

Slow-smoked, saucy, and dangerously addicting. L.A.’s beloved Bludso’s will fulfill all your BBQ cravings—and don’t forget their cornbread & housemade pickles!

3. Trejos Tacos

Trejos Tacos Coachella Lineup 2018

Location: Craft Beer Bar

Why not jam out to a headliner with a taco in hand? From tacos, to burritos, to bowls—get your Mexican food fix this year from Trejos’s Tacos.

4. Little Fatty

Little Fatty Coachella LineUp 2018

Location: Craft Beer Barn

Taiwanese takeout is always a great idea and we’re into Little Fatty because their noodles, spicy wontons and minced pork over rice will leave you wanting seconds.

5. Sweetfin Poke

Coachella Sweetfin Poke Lineup

Location: Indio Central Market & Main VIP

The folks at Coachella know that L.A. locals can’t give up poke bowls for a whole weekend so don’t worry, they’ve got you covered. Sweetfin Poke will satisfy any Hawaiian food cravings with their two locations: Indio Central Market and the Main VIP area.

6. Backyard Bowls

Backyard Bowls Coachella Lineup

Location: Main VIP

Cool off from the Indio heat wave with a refreshing acai bowl from Backyard Bowls. Why not incorporate some superfoods in your meal while you dance to some Queen B.  Sounds like a win-win to me.

7. Phorage

Phorage Coachella Lineup 2018 Food

Location: Craft Beer Barn

Pho-nomenal Vietnamese food? Phorage has got you covered. They are slinging out fan-favorites like Lemongrass Pulled Pork Bahn Mi, Imperial Egg Rolls, & Bahn Mi Avocado Toast.

8. Cassell’s Hamburgers

Cassell's Hamburger Coachella Lineup 2018

Location: Indio Central Market and Rose Garden VIP

If you’re craving some good ol’ American Classics, you can never go wrong with Cassell’s Hamburgers. Singing and dancing with an iconic cheeseburger in hand sounds like the perfect way to spend an afternoon to me.

9. Fat Dragon

Fat Dragon Coachella Lineup 2018

(Photo taken by @cookingwithcocktailrings)

Location: Indio Central market

This popular Silverlake restaurant is serving Orange Chicken Bowls and will fulfill all your Chinese takeout cravings. Expect crispy fried pieces of chicken covered in a spicy orange sauce with a hint of sweetness. Order their cold-brew green tea with fruit infusions to keep you fueled and refreshed.

10. HiHo Cheeseburger

HiHo Cheesburger Coachella Lineup

(Photo taken by @forkmeetsfood)

Location: Main VIP

We included another burger joint because you can never have too many burgers—especially if they are made with 100% New Zealand Wagyu Beef. You can find these addicting smashed burgers at the Main VIP area and expect to leave with a happy stomach.

It may be difficult to hit up all 10 of these food stands during one Coachella weekend (prove us wrong, we dare you). BUT, you can get every delicious dish above when you’re back to reality in L.A. and in festival recovery mode — just order online directly through our app or eat.chownow.com.

You’re welcome. Now excuse us while we finalize our outfits…

Want to add a little adventure to your takeout? Read this post about hidden gems in some of the most popular cuisines.