If done right, owning a food truck can be a fairly lucrative gig for some owners. According to Off the Grid’s Matthew Cohen, most trucks are making annual revenue of around $250,000 to $500,000, while the top 25 percent bring in upwards of $1 million.Click to see full answer. Also asked, can you make good money with a food truck?Yes, food trucks can earn a lot of money. However, most of them typically spend almost all they make. Unfortunately, your fixed costs don’t change, and your bills come due every month. You can earn a decent living as a food truck owner only if you intend to work in the truck.Similarly, why do food trucks fail? High expenses are a common reason food trucks fail. A large number of food truck owners end up spending more money on their business than they initially expected. With one too many unwanted surprises, a food truck business can fold. Another factor in food truck failure is lack of proper understanding of accounting. Also, what food trucks make the most? And because food trucks run on volume, they can reach $400,000 or more in sales a year pretty quickly. The 10 most popular food trucks in America Oink & Moo BBQ, Florham Park, New Jersey. Cinnamon Snail, New York City. Ms. Kogi BBQ, Los Angeles. The Cow and Curd, Philadelphia. Luke’s Lobster, New York City. How profitable is a coffee truck?Well the average coffee truck that is out five days a week averages 800 to 1,000 sales per day of coffee sales alone. If they add on bagels, danish pastries, panini sandwiches, cookies or other upsell items like other coffee shops do, they can potentially double their sales.