Best cheap eats in Salt Lake City

Somedays you just need to stretch your budget a little. That’s why we compiled this list of the best cheap eats in Salt Lake City. One mans cheap is another’s expensive though, so we did apply some logic to the collection. So how do we judge what’s a bargain and what’s not?

All the restaurants listed here have plenty of filling options you can order for under $10 and still get change. In this day and age, we call that cheap eats I think. If you’re looking for something close to you right now check out our other page of cheap eats near me.

The following are 50 random restaurants with cheap dining options. If you can’t find something you like just refresh the page for fifty more random suggestions.

Tacos Mi Caramelo - al pastor tacos. Credit Tacos Mi Caramelo

Tacos Mi Caramelo menu

This restaurant in West Valley City is all about four simple things: Tacos, Mulitas, Vampiros and Quesadillas. Once you've picked what type of dish you want, simply choose the type ...
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Bratwurst (Cafe Berlin)

Cafe Berlin menu

Cafe Berlin in the former Britton's location in Sandy is a casual diner that serves American and German comfort foods. In addition to all day breakfast sol seven days a ...
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Belgian Waffle And Omelet Inn menu - waffles and bacon 24 hours a day. Credit Belgian Waffles

Belgian Waffle And Omelet Inn menu

This is one of the very few restaurants in Utah that is open around the clock 24 hours a day, seven days a week. That means you can grab waffle ...
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Nicos restaurant Tilapia fish tacos. Credit, Brett Ricley, Google Local Guide.

Nico’s Restaurant menu

Nico's Restaurant in North West Salt Lake City has a menu packed with value. From their $5.99 daily specials through hefty combination plates that don't even break the ten dollar ...
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Tacos Blanquita exterior (Curt W)Tacos Blanquita exterior (Curt W)

Tacos Blanquita menu

Tacos Blanquita is a Mexican restaurant located in Logan Utah. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner six days a week. The restaurants offers wallet friendly prices that ...
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Pho Hue Ky cuisine, credit PHK

Pho Hue Ky menu

Moving into the spot left vacant by CY Noodles who moved just a few doors down for bigger digs, comes Pho Hue Ky, a new Vietnamese restaurant for South Salt ...
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Finn's Cafe - fresh Danish pastries. Credit Finn's

Finn’s Cafe menu

Since 1952 this family owned and operated Cafe has powered many a Salt Lakers breakfast and lunch for 62 years. Finn's Cafe offers both classic American dishes and traditional Norwegian ...
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Sconecutter - chicken club scone with fries and fry sauce. Credit, Sconecutter

Sconecutter menu

Sconecutter is a Utah classic, first opening in downtown Salt Lake City in 1977. The family owned business was an instant hit growing to locations across Utah at one point ...
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Ginger Tofu Noodle Salad (Vegan Bowl)

Vegan Bowl menu

Vegan Bowl is 100% vegan restaurant new to West Jordan Utah in early 2018. The family owned and operated restaurant serves up a full range of Vietnamese classics, all 100% ...
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Yanni's Greek Express menu - gyro with red sauce

Yanni’s Greek Express | Menu | Prices

Yanni's Greek Express in Sugar House is one of my personal favorites in Salt Lake City when it comes to Greek food - fast. I've a particular soft spot for ...
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Big Tortas - stuffed torta. Credit, Tyillere Hansen

Big Tortas menu

Big Tortas on 39th South specializes in big, bold, Mexican tortas - magnificent creations overflowing with fillings. Which means, in the words of the restaurant itself, "you should be completely ...
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Tacos Don Rafa - tacos

Tacos Don Rafa menu

Since 1998, Tacos Don Rafa has wowed locals, many hailing it as the very best taco in Salt Lake City hands down. Often found in the popular Sears parking lot ...
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McDonalds Hot N Spicy McChicken

McDonald’s menu prices

McDonald's is one of the most successful fast food businesses in America If you need to quickly check what's on the McDonald's menu and its price, check out the following ...
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Chicken Express - gyro plate. Credit Chicken Express Facebook page

Chicken Express menu

Chicken Express offers a menu packed with juicy chicken selections all at wallet friendly prices. Order up everything from a whole chicken with sides for the whole family or maybe ...
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Curry Corner Cafe

Curry Corner Cafe menu

Curry Corner Cafe is a new (as of early 2017) Indian-Pakistani-Middle Eastern cafe, opening inside the Qaderi Sweetz 'N' Spicez market on State Street. You'll find well recognized staples such ...
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Rollz and bowls - lemongrass beef noodle salad. Credit, Rollz and bowls

Rollz and bowls menu

Located in the South end of the Taylorsville Harmons building is this family owned Vietnamese restaurant. Open all day long, seven days a week the restaurant offers a range of ...
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Rancherito's Mexican Food - cuisine. Credit, Facebook.

Rancherito’s | Menu | Hours | Info

Wallet friendly prices, open 24 hours and with more than 15+ locations around the valley, Rancherito's Mexican Food is a goto for many Salt Lakers for late night eats, and ...
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Cubbys Chicago Beef - The Gypsy, credit Cubbys.

Cubby’s Chicago Beef menu

This family run business from Provo started over a love of sandwiches and salads. Husband and wife team Cubby and Amanda's concept is clearly a hit with Utahns - there ...
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Fat Boy Phillies - cheesesteak and fries (Jeff Olson)

Fat Boy Phillies menu

Fat Boy Phillies in Murray is the work of owner Olive Duran. The restaurant, new for 2018, keeps the menu simple and focuses on just one favorite dishes: classic Philly ...
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Kiitos Brewing in Salt Lake City. Credit Kiitos

Kiitos Brewing menu

Kiitos Brewing is a craft brewer in the heart of Salt Lake City. Like many craft brewers they offer a tap room where you can grab a brew to go, ...
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In N Out burger - number one combo - Credit In N Out

In-N-Out Burger | Menu | Prices

Finding prices for fast food restaurants can be hard. In-N-Out Burger, the popular California burger chain is no different. It's hard to find the prices for their awesome burgers and ...
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Cuisine at MakanMakan (MakanMakan)

MakanMakan menu

Or MakanMakan Asian StrEat Food Fare to give the restaurant its fuller name. This modern restaurant in Sandy offers what we think is Utah's only Indonesian and Malaysian menu. MakanMakan ...
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Hires Big H - burger andr rings. Credit Hires

Hires Big H menu

What's more to say about Hires Big H, that's not already been said? Hires is an iconic Utah institution. Dating back to 1959, the SLC location still offers classic car ...
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La Fountain cuisine - credit La Fountain

La Fountain | Menu | Prices | Delivery

La Fountain is one of several businesses that stems from the work of Antonio Tovar in 1980. La Fountain currently has six locations in Utah, each independently operated and ran, ...
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Millie's Burgers sign (Millie's)

Millie’s Burgers menu

Milile's has been a staple of central Sugar House for decades, feeding those in search of a quick meal - and always easy on the wallet. With 40 years under ...
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Twin Suns Cafe - Uncle Tommy’s wet burrito. Credit Josh Shimizu

Twin Suns Cafe menu

Twin Suns Cafe replaces the former Rocky Mountain Grill restaurant in the center of Sugar House. At first glance you'd think this was a classic American style diner. But dig ...
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greek souvlaki gyro and fries

Greek Souvlaki downtown menu

If there's one type of cuisine Salt Laker's are no stranger to, it's Greek. The valley is littered with options, North to South. A favorite of downtown residents is Greek ...
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Freebirds World Burrito - credit Freebirds

Freebirds World Burrito | Menu | Prices | Delivery

Freebirds is a national chain with several locations here in Utah. The star of the show are the build your own burritos that are offered in a range of sizes ...
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Korean Bistro menu

Korean Bistro menu The following Korean Bistro menu is dated April 2018: The above Korean Bistro menu was provided by the restaurant directly. Other interesting menus and items from our ...
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Town And Country Market - turkey pot roast sandwich

Town And Country Market menu

Town and Country Market is a classic deli, loved by locals and owned by locals. The market is goto spot for many folks who pack the place out every lunch ...
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The Robins Nest - sadwiches galore. Credit Robins Nest

The Robin’s Nest menu

If you're looking for lunch in downtown Salt Lake City, The Robin's Nest should be at the top of your list. This wallet friendly sandwich, soup and salad shop has ...
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Taqueria El Rey de Oros - tacos. Credit SLC Foodie

Taqueria El Rey de Oros menu

This modest taco shop on the West side of SLC is popular with locals for many reason: great prices and great authentic cuisine. The tacos and horchata are must buys ...
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Stellar Wings galatic fries

Stellar Wings menu

New to State Street in 2017 this family owned and operated restaurant serving wings, wraps, galactic chicken fries (pictured) and many other dishes too. If you go for the namesake ...
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Mad Greek - gyro

Mad Greek restaurant menu

One of SLC's finest spots to grab a bite to eat on the go - mixing both quality and affordability. Our standout favorite here is the classic gyro and a ...
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Mulan Chinese Restaurant menu

Mulan Chinese Restaurant in Sandy offers a range of familiar dishes most families will know and love. Egg Rolls, Kung Pao Chicken, Beef With Brocolli, Egg FooYoung and more, there's ...
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Taco Bell | Menu | Prices | Info

One of America's favorite, fast food joints - Taco Bell. From basic tacos through modern creations like Gordita crunch and nacho fries here's the full drive thru menu with prices ...
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Boltcutter - BBQ tacos. Credit, Purefood

Bolt Cutter menu

Bolt Cutter in Salt Lake City is a vegan restaurant from the folks behind the popular Buds sandwich shop. In the words of the business itself, "The time has finally ...
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Sill's Cafe - classic Utah scones. Credit Sills

Sill’s Cafe menu

Since 1957 Sill's Cafe has been one of Northern Davis County's most cherished gathering place. Layton locals come for the home cooked classics available for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven ...
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Curry In a Hurry - combo plate (Hernz Vick, Curry In A Hurry FB page)

Curry In A Hurry menu

Curry In A Hurry is one of SLC's institutions - an icon on State Street for more than two decades. Opened by the Nisar family in 1998 the restaurant offers ...
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Chick-fil-A menu with prices

Chick-fil-A is one of the most popular fast food franchises in America hands down - people love this chicken focused fast food restaurant. See Menu And Price for a text ...
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Doki Doki - rolled ice cream (Doki Doki)

Doki Doki menu

Doki Doki is an ice cream shop in downtown Salt Lake City, albeit one with an exotic twist. The Asian inspired menu at Doki Doki offers a completely unique way ...
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DP cheesesteaks menu - sandwiches

DP Cheesesteaks menu

DP Cheesesteaks is a favorite of SLC locals looking for an authentic cheesesteak sandwich; the the menu offers much more than this staple of Philly. The business now has five ...
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HandleBar - baked potato (HandleBar)

HandleBar menu

HandleBar is the collaboration between David Morris (Ice Haus, Piper Down) and Jesse Wilkerson (Trolley Wing Company). The new for 2018 bar replaces Club Jam in the Marmalade area of ...
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Jeremiah’s Restaurant menu

Originally opened in 1979 as Moore's High Country and later High Country Fare, in 1989 the business became known as Jeremiah's, and has been ever since. The restaurant expanded in ...
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Koko Kitchen menu

Koko Kitchen menu

These two pictures show the majority of Koko Kitchen's menu (please note sushi selections are not pictured). The shots were submitted by a reader of the site, and were taken ...
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One More Noodle House - spicy noodles, credit one more noodle

One More Noodle House menu

One More Noodle House menu is the business that opened when CY Noodle House left this spot to move a few doors down in late 2017. The business is still ...
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