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Best Detroit Cheap Eats

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 GAYOT's selections for the best cheap eats.

Armando's Mexican
4242 W. Vernor Hwy.
Detroit, MI 48209
Lively, affordable Cuban and Mexican fare translates to a festive experience. More...

The Big Salad Healthy
Quick Bite
738 E. Big Beaver Rd.
Troy, MI 48083

A quick-service spot for salads, soups, sandwiches and wraps. More...

Brooklyn Pizza Pizza
Quick Bite
111 Henrietta St.
Birmingham, MI 48009
Wood-fired pizzas are the specialty here, made while you watch. Try the house-churned ice cream, too. More...

Lafayette Coney Island Hot Dogs
Quick Bite
Dining Room at Lafayette Coney Island, Detroit, MI 118 W. Lafayette Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48226
Hot dog lovers shouldn't miss this place --- it's home to the original chili-slathered, Coney-style hot dog. More...

Nemo's Bar & Grill American
Dining Room at Nemo 1384 Michigan Ave.
Detroit, MI 48226
Tiger Stadium may be gone, but this sports bar lives on with an inexpensive, basic burger and chili menu. More...

Russell Street Deli Deli
Quick Bite
2465 Russell St.
Detroit, MI 48207
Fun and lively, this is a solid deli with a legendary breakfast. More...

Steve's Deli Deli
Quick Bite
Bloomfield Shopping Plaza
6646 Telegraph Rd.
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301
Good corned beef sandwiches and huge deli salads --- as well as brownies, strudel and coffee cake --- are the draws. More...

Traffic Jam & Snug Eclectic
511 W. Canfield St.
Detroit, MI 48201

Innovative dishes benchmark this dining tradition in Detroit’s Cultural Center. More...

Zingerman's Roadhouse American
2501 Jackson Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Neon lights help create the feel of an old-time roadhouse at this full-flavored spot. More...

Zoup! Soup
Quick Bite
Renaissance Center
200 Renaissance Center, Ste. A-2012
Detroit, MI 48243
An authentic soup bar with 200 steaming varieties. More...

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