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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
Creative Vietnamese-inspired sandwiches, a respite from the typical downtown deli lunch. More...

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

An array of sandwiches created in a funky old Pioneer Square building. More...

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

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

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

La Carta de Oaxaca Mexican
12/20
5431 Ballard Ave. NW
Seattle, WA 98107
Menu
A Ballard-influenced take on Oaxacan food, served alongside punchy-fresh 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...

Salumi Italian
Quick Bite
Dining Room at Salumi, Seattle, WA 309 Third Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98104
Menu
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
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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