Budget Restaurants in New York City

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Budget Restaurants in New York City

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Name Price/
Cuisine
Location
 
456 Shanghai Cuisine
Come to this Chintown eatery for above-average...
$ Chinese Chinatown
 
Adrienne's Pizza Bar
It's hip to be square at this downtown pizzeria....
$ Italian Financial District
 
Artichoke Pizza
Grab a gargantuan slice at this popular take-out...
$ Pizza East Village
 
Balthazar Bakery
Follow the beguiling scent of fresh-baked...
$ Café SoHo
 
Bereket
This brightly lit corner spot serves Turkish food...
$ Turkish Lower East Side
 
Bleecker Street Pizza
Flavor reigns at this bustling corner pizzeria....
$ Pizza Greenwich Village
 
Bouchon Bakery
Never mind that you're in the middle of a...
$ Café Upper West Side
 
Bozu
The next evolution of sushi draws the locals to...
$ Japanese Williamsburg
 
Bubby's
Neighborhood crowds clamoring for coffee and...
$ American TriBeCa
 
Burger Joint
What's a college burger bar, done up in...
$ Burger Midtown West
 
Café Gitane
Specializing in simple salads, sandwiches, and a...
$ French NoLIta
 
Café Habana
The Mexican-style grilled corn, liberally...
$ Eclectic NoLIta
 
Cascabel Taqueria
At Cascabel, the wrestling-theme decor is a...
$ Mexican Upper East Side
 
Chez Oskar
This funky French bistro on a Fort Greene...
$ French: Bistro Fort Greene
 
The City Bakery
This self-service bakery-restaurant has the urban...
$ American Flatiron District
 
Co.
Co., or, as it's pronounced, "Company," took the...

Reserve
$ Pizza Chelsea
 
Congee Village
Don't be put off by the name—this boisterous...
$ Chinese Lower East Side
 
Coppelia
Named for a legendary ice cream shop in Havana,...
$ Eclectic Chelsea
 
Crif Dogs
Gluttony reigns at Crif Dogs, where you can...
$ Fast Food East Village
 
Cubana Cafe
This small Brooklyn brother of the Park Slope...
$ Cuban Carroll Gardens
 
Ditch Plains
Named for a surf spot in Montauk, this laid-back...

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$ Seafood West Village
 
Doughnut Plant
If the cupcake craze is getting you down, head to...
$ Café Lower East Side
 
Egg
Hipsters love it. Even Manhattanites make the...
$ American Williamsburg
 
Fatty Crab
This rustic Malaysian cantina showcases the...
$ Malaysian West Village
 
Fette Sau
It might seem odd to go to a former auto-body...
$ American Williamsburg
 
Financier Patisserie
On the cobblestone pedestrian street that has...
$ Café Financial District
 
Five Napkin Burger
This perennially packed Hell's Kitchen burger...

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$ American Midtown West
 
Fornino
The wood-fired oven, exposed brick, and family...
$ Pizza Williamsburg
 
Frankies Spuntino
Delectable culinary treats await those willing to...
$ Italian Carroll Gardens
 
Franny's
Though many swear by Grimaldi's for Brooklyn's...
$ Pizza Park Slope
 
Gahm Mi Oak
The deconstructed industrial design, inexpensive...
$ Korean Midtown West
 
Grand Sichuan
Yes, it's a local Chinese chainlet, and no, you...
$ Chinese East Village
 
Gray's Papaya
It's a stand-up, takeout dive. And, yes, limos do...
$ American Upper West Side
 
Great New York Noodletown
Although the soups and noodles are unbeatable at...
$ Chinese Chinatown
 
Grimaldi's
This legendary New York–style parlor serves...
$ Pizza DUMBO
 
Havana Central
This is a great place for reasonably priced group...

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$ Cuban Midtown West
 
Ippudo
Crowds wait hours for the ramen noodles at...
$ Japanese East Village
 
Jackson Diner
Neighborhood folk and Manhattanites alike...
$ Indian Jackson Heights
 
Jing Fong
On weekend mornings people pack this vast dim sum...
$ Chinese Chinatown
 
Joe's Pizza
You might recognize this Greenwich Village...
$ Pizza West Village
 
Joe's Shanghai
Joe opened his first Shanghai restaurant in...
$ Chinese Chinatown
 
Kabab Café
Middle-Eastern restaurants are a dime a dozen in...
$ Middle Eastern Astoria
 
Kashkaval
Lunchtime is the right time to sample the...
$ Mediterranean Midtown West
 
Kati Roll Company
You can think of a kati roll as a South Asian...
$ Indian Greenwich Village
 
Katz's Delicatessen
Everything and nothing has changed at Katz's...
$ Deli Lower East Side
 
Kefi
"Kefi" is Greek for the bliss that accompanies a...

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$ Greek Upper West Side
 
Keste Pizza & Vino
At the back of the long, narrow Keste Pizza & Vino...
$ Pizza Greenwich Village
 
Kitchenette
This small, comfy restaurant lives up to its name...

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$ American TriBeCa
 
La Bonne Soupe
Midtown office workers and in-the-know out of...

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$ French Midtown West
 
La Superior
"Kiss Manhattan's lousy street food goodbye;...
$ Mexican Williamsburg
 
Le Pain Quotidien
This international Belgian chain brings its...
$ Bakery Midtown West
 
Legend
Sure, there's nothing Chinese about the generic...
$ Chinese Chelsea
 
Levain Bakery
Completely unpretentious and utterly delicious,...
$ Bakery Upper West Side
 
Lexington Candy Shop
Established in 1925, this corner luncheonette...
$ American: Diner Upper East Side
 
Lombardi's Pizza
Brick walls, red-and-white checkered tablecloths,...
$ Pizza NoLIta
 
M. Wells Dinette
When the original version of this beloved and...
$ Canadian Long Island City
 
Mamoun's Falafel
Mamoun's is an institution. Bustling day and...
$ Middle Eastern East Village
 
MarieBelle
Practically invisible from the front of the...
$ Café SoHo
 
The Meatball Shop
New York's first full-service meatball restaurant...
$ Italian Lower East Side
 
Mile End
Named for a neighborhood in Montréal where the...
$ Deli East Village
 
Minca
It may have received less fanfare than some other...
$ Japanese East Village
 
Momofuku Milk Bar
This combination bakery, ice cream parlor, and...
$ Café East Village
 
Motorino Pizza
The Manhattan branch of the Williamsburg original...
$ Pizza East Village
 
Moustache
There's typically a crowd waiting outside for...
$ Middle Eastern West Village
 
Nathan's Famous
No visit to Coney Island would be truly complete...
$ American Coney Island
 
New Malaysia
This Malaysian restaurant is a real find....
$ Malaysian Chinatown
 
Peanut Butter & Co. Sandwich Shop
For a childhood classic kicked up a notch,...
$ American Greenwich Village
 
Pies N' Thighs
With its battered wood floors and rustic tables,...
$ American: Southern Williamsburg
 
Pinche Taqueria
Offshoots of a popular Tijuana taco shop...
$ Mexican East Village
 
Pio Pio
You're here for the Peruvian rotisserie chicken,...
$ Peruvian Midtown East
 
Porchetta
Super-succulent Italian roast pork—dusted in...
$ Italian East Village
 
Primorski
Enjoy inexpensive lunch specials or lavish dinner...
$ Eastern European Brighton Beach
 
Republic
When Republic first opened, it was one of very...
$ Asian Union Square
 
Roebling Tea Room
It may look like a factory from the outside but...
$ American Williamsburg
 
Salumeria Rosi Parmacotto
This compact space is a temple to cured meats....

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$ Italian Upper West Side
 
Sembrado en Nueva York
Chef Danny Mena, who runs the show at Hecho en...
$ East Village
 
Shake Shack
Although there are other locations of Danny...
$ American Flatiron District
 
Shopsin's
Don't ask for substitutions or sauce on the...
$ Eclectic Lower East Side
 
The Smile
Subterranean and almost hidden, The Smile will...

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$ American NoLIta
 
Spicy and Tasty
Flushing is crammed with quality...
$ Chinese Flushing and Corona
 
SriPraPhai
The main reason foodies flock to Woodside is...
$ Thai Woodside
 
Sugar Sweet Sunshine
The brainchild of two former Magnolia Bakery...
$ Café Lower East Side
 
Taïm
There's a real chef behind this tiny sliver of a...
$ Middle Eastern West Village
 
Tasty Hand-Pulled Noodles
The name says it all. And it doesn't lie. The...
$ Chinese Chinatown
 
Tatiana Grill
It's open year-round, but Tatiana's, right on the...
$ Russian Brighton Beach
 
Taverna Kyclades
The current powerhouse of Hellenic eats in the...
$ Greek Astoria
 
Teresa's
At the end of Montague Street, right before the...
$ American: Diner Brooklyn Heights
 
Tía Pol
It may be sardine-can small and dark, but that...
$ Spanish Chelsea
 
Tom's Restaurant
Fans of Suzanne Vega may want to make a...
$ American: Diner Prospect Heights
 
Traif
"Celebrating pork and shellfish," the...
$ American Williamsburg
 
Tulcingo Del Valle Restaurant
This authentic Mexican grocery and restaurant...
$ Mexican Midtown West
 
Ulysses'
Nestled alongside skyscrapers and the towering...
$ American Financial District
 
Vanessa's Dumpling House
One of the best deals in Chinatown can be...
$ Chinese Chinatown
 
Veniero's Pasticceria
Since 1894, this bustling bakery-café has sold...
$ Café East Village
 
Veselka
The name means "rainbow" in Ukrainian, and you...
$ Eastern European East Village
 
Westville
If New York's neighborhoods were small country...
$ American West Village
 
Xe Lua
A good Vietnamese restaurant in Manhattan is...
$ Vietnamese Chinatown
 
Xi'an Famous Foods
Serving the very unrepresented cuisine of far...
$ Chinese Chinatown
 
XO Kitchen
Chinese students throng this Hong Kong–style...
$ Chinese Chinatown
 
Zero Otto Nove
Though insiders who can get a table swear by...
$ Italian The Bronx
 
Zum Schneider
Located in Alphabet City—the wilds of the East...
$ German East Village

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