Best cheap eats in Salt Lake City 2020

Arctic Circle - burnt ends
Arctic Circle – burnt ends

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 man’s 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.

Deals: if you’re looking to save a dollar, check out our restaurant coupon page here – with all the best and latest dining deals around.

kabob stop naan

Kabob Stop menu

Kabob Stop in South Salt Lake offers a treasure trove of tandoor treats. As you might expect from the name, the menu here is built around kabobs; mainly chicken, beef ...
View Full Menu
Generic beef sub sandwich

Arby’s menu

Arby's is one of America's favorite fast food locations with more than 3000 locations across the country. Famous for their roast beef sandwiches the restaurant also offers much more; recent ...
View Full Menu
Generic meatballs over orzo

Sapori Italian Bakery And Cafe menu

Sapori Italian Bakery & Cafe is a business located in Ogden Utah. The restaurant offers a menu of pasta, crepes and coffee drinks. Sapori Italian Bakery & Cafe menu The ...
View Full Menu
Generic Mexican food (Freepik)

La Montaña menu

La Montaña is a Mexican restaurant located in North Salt Lake. Open six days a week, the restaurant serves all your favorite dishes plus breakfast all day long. La Montaña ...
View Full Menu
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, ...
View Full Menu
Victor's Restaurant exterior. Credit Slug Mag

Victor’s Restaurant

Do you have a menu for this restaurant? Please email if so, we'd love to hear from you! We will add the menu to our website ASAP in an ...
View Full Menu
Generic sandwich picture

Knickerbockers Deli menu

Knickerbockers Deli has three locations in Utah offering. range of hot and cold sandwiches, salads and soups. This menu is from the Wakara Way location near the U of U ...
View Full Menu
Generic mushroom and swiss burger

Culver’s menu

Culver's is an American fast food restaurant with locations across multiple states. The menu's signature items are the feature Butterburgers. These menu pictures with prices come to us from a ...
View Full Menu
Generic bar photo (Freepik)

Hitching Post Bar And Grill menu

Hitching Post Bar And Grill menu The following Hitching Post Bar And Grill menu is dated March 2017: The above Hitching Post Bar And Grill menu was converted from a ...
View Full Menu
Generic potstickers

Dragon Diner menu

Dragon Diner has been a staple of the Millcreek area for decades. The causal restaurant offers a classic American-Chinese menu full of comforting foods like chow mein and egg foo ...
View Full Menu
Red Moose Coffee Company - muffin and coffee. Credit, Red Moose

Red Moose Coffee Company menu

Red Moose Coffee Company is a coffee shop in Sugar House that also offers a range of sandwiches and paninis not to mention breakfast. Open seven days a week the ...
View Full Menu
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 ...
View Full Menu
Lee's Fish And Rice menu - fried rice and fish

Lee’s Fish And Rice menu

Lee's Fish And Rice is a casual restaurant located in Roy Utah. The restaurant is beloved by in the know locals for the simple menu at amazingly wallet friendly prices ...
View Full Menu
Tacos Mi Caramelo - al pastor tacos. Credit Tacos Mi Caramelo

Tacos Mi Caramelo menu

Do you have a menu for this restaurant? Please email if so, we'd love to hear from you! We will add the menu to our website ASAP in an ...
View Full Menu
Grinders 13 sign. Credit Grinders

Grinders 13 West Valley City

Grinders 13 has been serving East coast sub sandwiches SLC for more than 40 years. All deli meats are sliced fresh daily, right down to slow cooking the roast for ...
View Full Menu
Monkeywrench - vegan ice cream

Monkeywrench menu

This sister restaurant to next door Bolt Cutter, Monkeywrench offers a similar 100% vegan friendly menu. Here you'll find a vegan ice cream and coffee shop replete with various house ...
View Full Menu
Pending restaurant picture

Krispy Kreme menu

Krispy Kreme is one of America's favorite stops for a sweet treat. The fast food chain offers a satisfying mix of doughnuts and coffee, that start the day for 1000s ...
View Full Menu
Generic tacos

Taqueria El Rey De Oros West Jordan menu

Taqueria El Rey De Oros is a Mexican restaurant with multiple restaurants in Utah. The following menu is for the West Jordan location. See the West Valley menu here. Taqueria ...
View Full Menu
Chef's breakfast The Other Place restaurant

The Other Place restaurant menu

One of the best breakfast spots in Salt Lake City hands down. Friendly, affordable and fast - oh - and a menu that covers all the American and Greek comfort ...
View Full Menu
All Chay vegan cuisine. Credit, Talyn Sherer

All Chay menu

All Chay in Rose Park offers exclusively vegan, Vietnamese cuisine. From noodle dishes like those pictured above through vibrant fresh rice paper rolls to satisfyingly crunchy banh mi sandwiches. All ...
View Full Menu
la frontera soft shell taco and smothered burrito

La Frontera menu

Founded by Anotnio Tovas, La Frontera now stretches the Wasatch front with locations from Roy to Salt Lake City to St. George. The popularity of the Mexican restaurant is clear: ...
View Full Menu
Amber Restaurant - Monte Cristo sandwich

Amber Restaurant menu

The Amber, as its more commonly known, is a traditional American restaurant in South Salt Lake Utah. The diner-style menu offers family favorites like country fried steak through to spaghetti ...
View Full Menu
bruges waffles and frites - frites

Bruges Waffles And Frites menu

Do you have a menu for this restaurant? Please email if so, we'd love to hear from you! We will add the menu to our website ASAP in an ...
View Full Menu
Generic Mexican food (Freepik)

Rubio’s menu with prices

Rubio's is a quick casual fast food restaurant that specializes in tacos. They're most known for their popular fish taco, which is certainly not to be missed. Rubio's menu The ...
View Full Menu
hectors mexican food carne asada plate

Hector’s Mexican Food menu

The constant line of cars piled up at Hector's drive through window day and night is testament to the restaurant's much loved concept: solid portions, killer prices, and man oh ...
View Full Menu
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 ...
View Full Menu
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 ...
View Full Menu
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 ...
View Full Menu
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 ...
View Full Menu
No Frills Diner - biscuits and gravy (No Frills Diner)

No Frills Diner menu

No Frills Diner is a restaurant in Ogden Utah. The restaurant serves up a classic American diner menu seven days a week for breakfast and lunch. On Thursday-Saturday, dinner is ...
View Full Menu
Generic potstickers

Red 8 Asian Bistro & Sushi Bar menu

Red 8 Asian Bistro & Sushi Bar is a pan Asian restaurant located in Holladay, Utah. The restaurant features a range of Japanese, Thai and Chinese dishes as well as ...
View Full Menu
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 ...
View Full Menu
Generic rice and beans and chicken

Sabor Latino menu

Sabor Latino is a restaurant in South Salt Lake Utah. The restaurant specializes in the cuisine of Latin America. Sabor Latino menu The following Sabor Latino menu is dated March ...
View Full Menu
The Habit Burger Grill. Crdit Habit Burger

The Habit Burger Grill menu with prices

The Habit Burger Grill is a national chain that hails from California. Now with multiple locations in Utah, locals get to experience the brands' award winning flame grilled burgers across ...
View Full Menu
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 ...
View Full Menu
Chinese BBQ at Little World Chinese Restaurant (Little World)

Little World menu

Do you have a menu for this restaurant? Please email if so, we'd love to hear from you! We will add the menu to our website ASAP in an ...
View Full Menu
Arctic Circle - Black Angus burger fries and shake. Credit Arctic Circle

Arctic Circle menu

There surely isn't a Utah original as famous as Arctic Circle. The burger joint is the reputed inventor of Utah's famed fry sauce and its own secret recipe has been ...
View Full Menu
New Golden Dragon - chicken fried rice and dumplings

New Golden Dragon menu

New Golden Dragon is a Chinese restaurant in Salt Lake City. The restaurant is one of the oldest in town and sports a huge menu. Also worthy of note is ...
View Full Menu
Generic sliced steak sandwich

Crow And The Pitcher menu

Crow And The Pitcher is a bar located in Murray Utah. As a bar the business is 21+ only. The menu takes in all the bar food hits including some ...
View Full Menu
Generic pizza image

Big Daddy’s Pizza menu

Big Daddy's Pizza is ap popular pizza restaurant chain in Utah. The business promosies "pizza to the whole valley, 365 days a year", meaning you can grab a tasty pie ...
View Full Menu
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 ...
View Full Menu
Al' s Cafe - whole fish (Al's Cafe)

Al’s Cafe menu

As best we know Al's Cafe in Farmington is the only place in the entire state of Utah to get traditional Filipino cuisine. That means delicious authentic dishes such as ...
View Full Menu
Crown Burgers - burger with pastrami and fries

Crown Burgers menu

Crown Burgers is now of the most famous restaurant chains in Salt Lake City, and still family owned and run. The iconic Crown Burger topped with layers of meltingly soft ...
View Full Menu
Breakfast (Millcreek Cafe and Eggworks)

Millcreek Cafe And Eggworks menu

Millcreek Cafe And Eggworks is a cafe located in Millcreek Utah. The casual restaurant is open early, seven days a week. Extra special of note is that breakfast is served ...
View Full Menu
Deli sandwich (Caputo's)

Caputo’s Holladay menu

Caputo's is one of SLC's most well known businesses with multiple locations across the valley. The deli offers a range of imported and domestic gourmet items, plus stellar soups, salads ...
View Full Menu
Fajita Grill - combo plate. Credit John Vest

Fajita Grill menu

Do you have a menu for this restaurant? Please email if so, we'd love to hear from you! We will add the menu to our website ASAP in an ...
View Full Menu