Located in Chinatown, this is the spot if you are trying to save a buck. The peanut noodles are $3 and the dumplings are $3 for an order of 6, or $4 for an order of 10.
7th Street Burgers has mastered the art of the "smash" style burger. Featuring a simple menu, every burger is accompanied by their distinctive sauce, grilled onions, pickles, and cheese.
Xi’an Famous Foods offers the best cheap eats in New York City. Traditional noodle-centric meals are made from family recipes with the motto, “if it’s not spicy, it’s not as good."
The straightforward menu pays homage to traditional southern flavors, featuring in-house-made corn tortillas and pineapple slivers in their bestselling adobada tacos, setting them apart from the competition.
Mamoun’s signature sandwiches, priced at $6.50, are among the most beloved cheap eats in the city. The classic option includes falafel, hummus, lettuce, tomato, onions, and tahini sauce wrapped in a pita bread pocket.
Two Hands gained rapid popularity online, thanks to its unique take on the classic corndog—a dish enjoyed by both adults and children. The best part? You get to customize your perfect dog.
Originating in southern China, steamed rice rolls have gained a devoted following in New York City, especially thanks to Joe’s Steam Rice Roll—a staple among affordable eats.
The breakfast sandwiches are made with bread that is perfectly fluffy and served toasted, so all the ingredients are melted together and every bite is guaranteed to satisfy.
Serving what some like the call the “adult version of a hot pocket”, this popular Roman street food (called Trappizzini) is a cone-shaped pizza stuffed with fillings.
This delicious Vietnamese sandwich is made with crisp baguette-style bread, pickled carrots, daikon, chiles, cucumber slices, cilantro, mayo, and a protein (typically marinated pork).