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Governors Ball food lineup

You're heading to Governors Ball for the food, right?

Even if your primary objective is to hear as many bands as you can (headliners include Chance the Rapper, Phoenix and Tool), you'll need to eat, and the food lineup promises to help you do that well.

There are 53 vendors slinging eats this year and while we've chosen a few fan favorites below, you can view the entire lineup at govball.com. The music festival runs June 2 to 4 on Randall's Island.

Here are some highlights:

If you haven't made it to Greenwich Village
Photo Credit: Christa Lopez

If you haven't made it to Greenwich Village or Citi Field to try this trendy shop's cookie dough creations, Governors Ball might just be your chance. Among the vendor's most popular flavors are original and cake batter. Prices vary, but one scoop is typically $4 to $6.

Luke's Lobster

Grab your summer go-to at Luke's Lobster; the
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Grab your summer go-to at Luke's Lobster; the East Village seafood eatery is packing up its lobster rolls and bringing them to Randall's Island. The classic lobster roll goes for $17.

Mighty Quinn's

The popular barbecue joint, with locations in Brooklyn
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The popular barbecue joint, with locations in Brooklyn and Manhattan, boasts some of the city's best smoked meats. The classic pulled pork sandwich starts at $8.80.

Wafels & Dinges

The yellow Wafels & Dinges food truck brings
Photo Credit: Wafels & Dinges

The yellow Wafels & Dinges food truck brings two of your favorite meals together on one plate: breakfast and dessert. Order your Belgian waffle drenched in chocolate or peanut butter and topped with whipped cream. Waffles start at $7.58.

Arancini Bros.

Specializing in flavored risotto balls, Arancini Bros. will
Photo Credit: Jeremy Bales

Specializing in flavored risotto balls, Arancini Bros. will open your taste buds to the concept of savory and sweet rice-filled creations. The vendor has vegan, vegetarian and seafood options aside from the traditional meat-filled poppers. Dessert options include Nutella, strawberry and chocolate peanut butter. Available in variety packs of six; prices vary.

The Nugget Spot

These aren't your kid's meal nuggets. The Nugget
Photo Credit: The Nugget Spot

These aren't your kid's meal nuggets. The Nugget Spot serves gourmet chicken nuggets -- yes, that's a thing -- with a variety of sauces (O.G. Ranch, Shady Gravy), sandwiches and nachos topped with tortilla-crusted nuggets, pictured. Nuggets start at $6.50.

Dough

Not to be confused with Dō, this Brooklyn
Photo Credit: Dough via Facebook

Not to be confused with Dō, this Brooklyn bakery is known for its unique cake doughnut creations, like dulce de leche and chocolate nibs. Doughnuts are $2.75 each.

Melt Shop

Go classic comfort (American and cheddar on white
Photo Credit: Aaron Zebrook

Go classic comfort (American and cheddar on white with a side of tomato soup) or get crafty (pepper jack, muenster, goat cheese and tomatoes on sourdough) at Melt Shop. Sandwich prices range from $5 to $10.

Dan & John's Wings

Don't be afraid to get a little messy
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Don't be afraid to get a little messy in the name of lunch. A new Citi Field vendor last season, Dan & John's Wings serves up hand-tossed chicken coated in a variety of mild to super spicy sauces. A 5-piece will cost you $7.35.

Wowfulls

After opening its first brick-and-mortar shop on the
Photo Credit: Dana Reszutek

After opening its first brick-and-mortar shop on the Lower East Side in March, Wowfulls takes its festival-ready ice creams to Governors Ball (again). Treat yourself to an Instagram-worthy cone filled with cinnamon swirl cereal, rainbow sprinkles and Pocky, if you're craving something sweet. Wowfulls typically cost $8 each.

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