All Aboard the Marrakesh Express, Next Stop Locust Street

Philadelphia’s newest food truck, Marrakesh Express is opening today at 40th and Locust. The truck will be cooking up halal Moroccan food like falafel and shawarma. The truck will be on location daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.


All sandwiches are served on pita bread with lettuce, tomatoes, red onions, pickles and yogurt sauce.

Chicken Shawarma 5.

Fish Shawarma (tilapia) 6.

Beef and Lamb Shawarma 6.

Philly Cheesesteak Shawarma. 6.

Falafel 4.

Platter with Moroccan Fries add 1.


Homemade Hummus with Pita 3.75

Baba Ganoush with Pita 3.75

3 Stuffed Grape Leaves 2.5

Moroccan Fries 2.


Homemade Baklava 2.


Homemade Moroccan Mint Tea 2.

Snapple 1.5

Water and Soda Cans 1.

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  • Amarikah

    Is this Brahim Ighladen or did someone else take on the name? Seems like someone else because falafel and shwarma are more Middle Eastern foods than Moroccan.

  • DreBird

    Does’nt seem to be Brahim’s spot, b/c he made an excellent lamb merguez. Not on the menu, my only fault is that this truck is at 40th and Locust, where a majority of solid middle eastern fare is already sold. I hope they move further east.

  • barryg

    We need more trucks in Center City, and at locations besides Love Park.

  • MooseMan

    It’s definitely Brahim from the Marrakesh Express that used to be on Chestnut! He was very busy today, probably best to go say hi sometime after 2 when the lunch rush is finished.

  • DreBird

    Thanks MooseMan. This is great!