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Best Cleveland Cheap Eats


As the world economy slows down, we may want to tighten our belts, but we still need to fill our stomachs. Splurging at top-rated restaurants is fun for special events, but where can you go for a good quality meal that won't break the bank? Gather the change out of your piggy bank and sofa cushions and take it to one of our selections for the best cheap eats in Cleveland.

Aladdin's Eatery Middle Eastern
Quick Bite
12447 Cedar Rd.
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118

From the inventive pita pizzas to the eight different daily soups, this Lebanese-themed restaurant covers all the bases. More...

B Spot Burgers
12/20
Dining Room at B Spot, Woodmere, OH Eton Collection
28699 Chagrin Blvd.
Woodmere, OH 44122
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Michael Symon’s casual burger joint has a cool vibe, killer burgers and an impressive beer list. More...

Happy Dog Hot Dogs
11/20
5801 Detroit Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44102
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There may only be four items on the menu---hot dogs, vegan sausage, fries and tots---but the topping possibilities go on and on. More...

Harry Buffalo Burgers
11/20
Dining Room at Harry Buffalo, Lakewood, OH 18605 Detroit Ave.
Lakewood, OH 44107
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Harry Buffalo has carved a niche with its bison burgers and myriad TVs broadcasting sporting events. More...

Johnny Mango International
13/20
Dining Room at Johnny Mango, Cleveland, OH 3120 Bridge Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44113

The Latin American cuisine and fresh juice bar make this place popular with Ohio City hipsters. More...

La Bodega Sandwiches
11/20
869 Jefferson Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44113
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This local gem attracts diners of all kinds with its long list of sandwiches and sides. More...

Mama Santa's Italian
12/20
Dining Room at Mama Santa 12305 Mayfield Rd.
Cleveland, OH 44106
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A staple of Cleveland's Little Italy serves pastas, pizzas and salads sans pretension. More...

Melt Bar & Grilled Sandwiches
13/20
Dining Room at Melt Bar & Grilled, Lakewood, OH 14718 Detroit Ave.
Lakewood, OH 44107
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Melt delivers gourmet sandwiches, fresh salads and homemade soups alongside an array of craft brews. More...

Tommy's Eclectic
12/20
1824 Coventry Rd.
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
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Whether you're a vegetarian, meat-eater, vegan or just plain hungry, Tommy’s will surely satisfy. More...


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