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New Halal food truck joins park in south Ocala

A new food truck that specializes in halal dishes joins the growing food truck park in south Ocala that opened earlier this year.

Zo's Halal Food Truck is now open in Ocala
Zo’s Halal Food Truck is now open in Ocala

Zo’s Halal Food Truck is now open at the Ocala Food Trucks park, which is located at 2655 SW Hwy 484 in Ocala.

Owned and operated by Quetsy Pacheco, the new food truck celebrated its grand opening in late April.

Zo’s offers a variety of platters, gyros, wings, tenders, sandwiches, and subs.

Platters feature a different protein (chicken, lamb, falafel, tilapia, etc.) over rice, while gyros are filled with falafel, chicken, lamb, or a mix.

Zo's Halal Food Truck serves up a variety of proteins over rice. (Photo: Zo's Halal Food Truck)
Zo’s Halal Food Truck serves up a variety of proteins over rice. (Photo: Zo’s Halal Food Truck)

The restaurant also offers a large variety of wing sauces for 6, 9, or 12-piece orders. Sauces include Korean BBQ, sweet chili, Jamaican jerk, and mango habanero, among many others.

Fried chicken tenders are one of several chicken options at Zo's Halal Food Truck.
Fried chicken tenders are one of several chicken options at Zo’s Halal Food Truck.

For those with a sweet tooth, Zo’s offers different cakes and cheesecakes, as well as a large variety of smoothies.

The term “halal” means “permissible” or “lawful” in Arabic and refers to foods that are allowed to be eaten in compliance with Islamic dietary laws. It designates not only what types of foods are allowed to be eaten, but also how food should be prepared.

For more information on the food truck, follow Zo’s Halal Food Truck on Instagram or Facebook.