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Best Houston 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 Houston.

Avalon Drug Co. & Diner Diner
12/20
2427 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, TX 77098
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Avalon boasts authentic diner breakfasts and drugstore-style lunch fare. More...

Cafe Express River Oaks Café
Quick Bite
1422 West Gray St.
Houston, TX 77019
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Find a colorful mix of urban professionals and singles dropping in for a quick classy bite. More...

Cleburne Cafeteria American
Quick Bite
3606 Bissonnet Ave.
Houston, TX 77057
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Old Southern standby cafeteria caters to West University families and far away regulars. More...

La Mexicana Mexican
12/20
1018 Fairview St.
Houston, TX 77006
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Montrose-area Mexican favorite serves a huge menu for poco dinero. More...

Lankford Grocery & Market Burgers
12/20
88 Dennis St.
Houston, TX 77006
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Amidst towering Midtown townhouse developments, old-fashioned Lankford Grocery & Market lives on. More...

Paulie's Italian
Quick Bite
1834 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, TX 77096
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Kid-friendly, cool counter-service café for pastas, panini and dinner specials. More...

Pollo Campero Chicken
Quick Bite
5616 Bellaire Blvd.
Bellaire, TX 77081
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Addictively fiery Guatemalan fried chicken transplant that has diners clucking for more. More...

Ragin' Cajun Cajun
Quick Bite
4302 Richmond Ave.
Houston, TX 77027
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Roll up your sleeves for Cajun seafood with a fun, laid-back attitude. More...


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