Using a coupon or finding a deal for these places will make the savings even greater. There really is no end to the delicious cheap places to eat in New York City that one can choose from and feel satisfied while still saving money and enjoying the meal.
Top 10 cheap places to eat in New York City
By Dude88 Mar 9, 2012 Edited Nov 28, 2015 0 0
Cheap places to eat in New York City are really quite abundant. From food carts to sit down restaurants one can find real bargains and delicious meals as well. Cheap dining need not exclude some of the good restaurants in New York, especially if one takes the time to search the internet for some great deals, coupons, or vouchers that will amount to a nice discount when used. If you are unsure of what to do in New York City or you want to spend a little less money on meals then try the restaurants on this list:
1. Dumpling House on Eldrige Street will fill you up for under $5 with some of the most succulent pork filled dumplings and a large slice of scallion pancake. On a cooler day try one of their enormous bowls of noodle dumpling soup. This place has a counter that seat 4 or 5 and often has a long line but it is more than worth it and there is a park a block or so away with comfy benches in the warmer weather.
2. Gray’s Papaya has tasty hotdogs with toppings. For a budget friendly lunch go for the recession special, 2 hotdogs and a beverage for under $3.
3. Patsy’s Pizzeria has a coal oven and makes a great pie. Two slices to go is around $3 and is as delicious as ever.
4. Chennai Garden is a Kosher, vegetarian Indian restaurant with a great and affordable lunch buffet. Good food and all you want to eat for under ten dollars in New York is a great deal.
5. Arepa Arepa is a Venezuelan restaurant with an interesting menu. Try an arepa and a side for less than ten dollars and you will be bragging to all who will listen about one of the best cheap places to eat in New York City.
6. Wo Hop is open 24 hours and offers some great cheap eats. A huge bowl of duck wonton late at night is a real treat that will definitely not bust the bank. Eat downstairs for the character and be prepared to wait on the weekends and most days at dinner time.
7. Lunch Box Buffet in Chinatown has decent food that is really just about as cheap as it can get. For $5 one gets a choice of 5 items from a wide array that changes daily. The lines move quickly, some dishes are better than others, but at these prices you will be satisfied if not wowed and very full when you leave.
8. NY Dosas is a food cart that sells vegetarian treats that are delicious and filling and very cheap. Add to that wonderful samosas, lentil soup and amazing coconut chutney and for only a few dollars you will have a truly great meal.
9. Yonah Schimmel’s Knishes is a Lower East Side tradition. Knishes are filling pastries made from potatoes and some spices and are not very pricy at all. For under $5 one can get a huge either savory or sweet knish add a can of Dr. Brown’s cream or black cherry, a ricky or an egg cream and for a few dollars more you have a real treat that will leave you filled and smiling.
10. Sur Empanadas offers organic Argentine empanadas that are baked to order, at less than $2 apiece; three will fill most people and leave most of their cash in their wallet. Try the Nutella –banana desert empanada to end a great meal.