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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
Menu
The typical deli sandwich takes a tasty turn toward Asia. More...

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

This cozy shop in a funky old Pioneer Square building offers classic and revamped sandwiches. More...

Geraldine's Counter American
12/20
4872 Rainier Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98118
Menu
Upscale takes on diner and comfort food favorites. More...

Huong Binh Vietnamese
11/20
1207 S. Jackson St., Ste. 104
Seattle, WA 98144
Menu
Enjoy a taste of central Vietnam in central Seattle. More...

Il Corvo Pasta Italian
12/20
217 James St.
Seattle, WA 98104

Fresh pasta presented at refreshing prices. More...

Kabul Afghan Cuisine Afghan
13/20
2301 N. 45th St.
Seattle, WA 98103
Menu
Authentic Afghan food and a warm welcome at this Wallingford restaurant. More...

La Carta de Oaxaca Mexican
12/20
5431 Ballard Ave. NW
Seattle, WA 98107
Menu
Oaxacan cuisine tinged with Northwest spirit and paired with freshly-made margaritas. More...

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

Ping’s Dumpling House Chinese
Quick Bite
508 S. King St.
Seattle, WA 98104

The destination for the International District’s plumpest, handmade, home-style dumplings. More...

Red Bowls Korean
Quick Bite
812 3rd Ave.
Seattle, WA 98104

Proof that fresh can be fast and tasty at this downtown Seattle Korean/Japanese lunch spot. More...

Salumi Italian
Quick Bite
Dining Room at Salumi, Seattle, WA 309 Third Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98104
Menu
Sandwiches made with house-cured meats at this Pioneer Square destination. More...

Tamarind Tree Vietnamese
13/20
Dining Room at Tamarind Tree, Seattle, WA 1036 S. Jackson, Ste. A
Seattle, WA 98104
Menu
Elevating Vietnamese cuisine and dining from an International District strip mall. More...

Yanni's Greek
11/20
7419 Greenwood Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98103
Menu
Neighborhood Greek restaurant serving family-friendly fare. More...


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