Gallery: Müvbox Fast Food Shipping Container Restaurant

Muvbox, Montreal, Shipping Container, Restaurant
Muvbox, Montreal, Shipping Container, Restaurant

Fast Food Nation meets Shipping Container Nation in a brilliant concept that not only looks amazing, but probably tastes just as good. The Müvbox is a new concept, which recently emerged from Montreal, Canada and is a shipping container that opens up into a full-fledged mobile, outdoor fast food restaurant. Think Adam Kalkin’s Push Button House with a gourmet kitchen inside and a fabulous graphic paint job. Oh, and they serve local lobster from the Magdalen Islands.

Daniel Noiseux, owner of well-known Montreal Pizzaiolle restaurants, placed his first concept restaurant at the Old Port in Montreal and is serving fresh, local and gourmet food at reasonable prices. The fact that his Müvbox is portable means he can pick it up and take it anywhere he wants – an outdoor festival, a new venue, a convention. But what we really like about it is with a push of a button, the restaurant goes from closed as tight as a drum to deployed in 1.5 minutes, and with only 3-4 employees the restaurant can be fully open and running in 15 minutes. At the end of the night, take down is just as simple, and all is safe and contained inside.

Müvbox is constructed from a standard 20-foot shipping container and has been retrofitted with a modern kitchen and seating for 28 people. Solar panels on the roof generate 40% of the restaurants energy needs, and most likely the remaining 60% comes from propane to fuel the kitchen appliances. The shipping container is reused and the floor is made from recycled tires. The menu is primarily local, healthy, and fresh, serving local delicacies like, Îles-de-la-Madeleine lobster, Brome Lake duck and Bilboquet ice cream.

Noiseux wants to expand this concept beyond his own restaurant into other local eateries around the world – possibly cupcakes in London, ptarmigan in Reykjavik, sushi in Japan, pizza in New York. But he also thinks that the concept is applicable for other types of businesses, since the shipping containers are completely customizable. We think it is a stellar idea, beautifully executed and refreshingly mouthwatering. In fact, we think we need a field trip to Montreal to sample the goods.

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  1. Ardon Hudson November 2, 2014 at 4:19 pm

    If anyone interested we are building one for next summer and taking more orders. Please contact or hudson3317(skype)

  2. Kgalalelo October 10, 2013 at 5:31 am

    I’m interested in muvbox looking to open takeaway/restaurant with like concept. Please provide information design, costs of it and shipping upto Gaborone, Botswana and any other important information.

  3. Carmen María July 1, 2013 at 4:33 pm

    I´m very interest knowing how much this conteiners cost, with all the kitchen equipement and shipping coast to Guatemala. Thank you

  4. dsmyle June 14, 2013 at 2:59 pm

    A very unique and cutting edge concept. They have created a vision for future mobile vending. In the United States Boxman Studios is also creating new and innovative uses for shipping containers. If you have questions please feel free to give us a call at 704-333-3733

  5. jcruvinel June 10, 2013 at 3:26 pm

    Awesome! I would appreciate it if you could let me know how much this container costs, the delivery time to Brazil, São Paulo and if it you send any brochure with information about the use of it. Thanks a lot in advance.

  6. josevillarsaenz February 2, 2012 at 10:05 pm

    can you send me a catalog or the information about the muvbox best regards

  7. naresh mody January 24, 2012 at 7:31 pm

    Astounding.I do many outdoor catering at various messes,fairs and festivals and am interested in Müvbox Fast Food Shipping Container Restaurant.Can you send me the cost and availability nearest to Estonia,Europe.Thanks Naresh Mody

  8. emwenda84 June 25, 2011 at 6:17 am

    i am excited about this innovation! I hope it will be affordable. Please let me know the cost and how long an order takes to be delivered to dar rasalaam tanzania port, then i can collect it from there. am currently in zambia. I am planning to start my own fast food business at a temporary site. . Thank you in anticipation of your prompt response.

  9. cjmccarthy May 15, 2011 at 6:21 pm

    If you could please provide me with some information regarding the cost of the unit to finished state, and are you producing any for sale? From Australia and very interested :-)

  10. Mrs. Maureen W. Labiran April 17, 2011 at 12:06 pm

    I am excited about this innovation! I hope it will be affordable. Please let me know the cost and how long an order takes to be delivered to West Africa. I am planning to start my own fast food business at a temporary site. Do oblige me with more information on the interior accessories. Thank you in anticipation of your prompt response.

  11. blessing March 14, 2011 at 10:50 am

    i am very impressed by this idea.i am cracked my head trying to figure out how i can get that sort of resto to Zimbabwe.Please someone give me a quotation of the finished thing and shipment to either Durban or Beira then i will move by road across the border to Zimbabwe.Please respond.


  12. matt Blumhart November 16, 2010 at 8:51 am

    I’m very interested in what you’re doing & would like to learn more.

  13. florence August 4, 2010 at 4:08 pm

    What is the price of one unit

  14. 774222333 July 31, 2010 at 7:59 am

    i m a hasan kalair from uganda and wants to buy a mobil container resturant with all kitchen equipement at uganda plz can u tell me how much ur saleing to me and what is the condition of this container than i ll visit to ur place than we ll make a deal for that .

  15. green0102 May 4, 2010 at 8:24 pm

    wow finally my dreams mobile restaurant come true true . works in chicken restaurant for 10 years i have got load of experience i have been wondering to run my own business i thought about this ideas mobile restaurant on shipping container because it secure unit when you finish your day and go home and come next day still there or you can move around any where in the world you still going to be apple to run your business please please let me get one of those

  16. emersonclauss April 28, 2010 at 10:32 pm

    Awesome. I’m beginning to use containers for homes, cabins and (almost) traditional residence units. The idea and technology are cool. MUV BOX is the COOLEST! Recycling at its ultimate. Thinking inside the BOX.

  17. samb April 13, 2010 at 3:24 pm

    I’m looking to open restaurant with like concept. Please provide information re design, costs, etc., etc.

  18. April 5, 2010 at 10:49 pm

    is the muvbox open yet and if so could i get the address thks rob

  19. lon ballinger January 12, 2010 at 7:20 am

    I would like to see your muvbox restaurant in person I am in the service industry in new yourk city and think this concept might work well on an empty building lot on avenue b in the east village thank you LON ! 914 806 5949

  20. lon ballinger January 12, 2010 at 7:17 am

    I live in new york city and I am preparing to open a new restaurant on an empty building lot on avenue b in the east village I was hoping to come and see your muvbox could some one please contact me about details thank you LON BALLINGER

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