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Best Seattle 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 Seattle.

 

Baguette Box Sandwiches
Quick Bite
1203 Pine St.
Seattle, WA 98101
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Freshly baked baguettes packed with goodies raise the sandwich bar to new heights. More...

Delicatus American
12/20
103 1st Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98104

Contemporary sandwiches served in historic surroundings. More...

Geraldine's Counter American
12/20
4872 Rainier Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98118
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A fun, vibrant diner dishing up elevated comfort food. More...

Huong Binh Vietnamese
10/20
1207 S. Jackson St., Ste. 104
Seattle, WA 98144
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Where Seattle insiders go for authentic Vietnamese food. More...

Kabul Afghan Cuisine Afghan
13/20
2301 N. 45th St.
Seattle, WA 98103
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Exotic Afghan cuisine offered amid a lovely ambience. More...

La Carta Oaxaca Mexican
12/20
5431 Ballard Ave. NW
Seattle, WA 98107
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Affordable prices, the big flavors of Oaxaca and first-rate margaritas. More...

Malena's Taco Shop Mexican
Quick Bite
620 W. McGraw St.
Seattle, WA 98119
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Get a Mexican food fix fast at this Queen Anne taco shop. More...

Paseo Caribbean Restaurant Caribbean
Quick Bite
4225 Fremont Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98103
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Authentic Caribbean-style sandwiches are well worth the wait. More...

Salumi Italian
Quick Bite
Dining Room at Salumi, Seattle, WA 309 Third Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98104
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Pioneer Square destination serving sandwiches crafted with house-cured meats. More...

Tamarind Tree Vietnamese
13/20
Dining Room at Tamarind Tree, Seattle, WA 1036 S. Jackson, Ste. A
Seattle, WA 98104
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Vietnamese restaurant tucked into a nondescript strip mall in the International District. More...

Yanni's Greek
11/20
7419 Greenwood Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98103
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Greece showcases its many flavors at this family-run taverna. More...


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