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.

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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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Fajita Grill - combo plate. Credit John Vest

Fajita Grill menu

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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 ...
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doner kebab express - doner meat

Doner Kebab Express menu

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Dickey's Barbecue Pit SLC

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Salt Lake City menu

Dickey's BBQ Per is a national chain restaurant that serves up classic BBQ plates, sandwiches and sides. With 600 locations nationwide, Dickeys has 10 locations across Utah. For 45% off ...
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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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Bewilder Brewing menu

Bewilder Brewing is a new brewery located in Salt Lake City. The brewery is open seven days a week and is notable in creating a solid food menu. Of particular ...
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Senor Pollo Mexican Grill - fresh grilled chicken (SPMG)

Senor Pollo Mexican Grill menu

Senor Pollo Mexican Grill is a Mexican restaurant that specializes in freshly grilled chicken. This healthy preparation is available in a variety of preparations and with various side dishes. There ...
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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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Costco food court

Costco food court menu and prices

Who doesn't love Costco? Aisle upon aisle of bargains stacked to the roof, plus at the turn of every corner, samples galore! And after all that shopping, or even before ...
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Jurassic Street Tacos menu

Jurassic Street Tacos is a food truck in Provo Utah. The business also operates out of the communal food hall concept - The Hut. Jurassic Street Tacos menu The following ...
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Polar King Drive-Inn menu

Polar King Drive-Inn is a casual restaurant located in Coalville Utah. The menu offers both American and Mexican classics, a range of comfort foods sure to hit the spot. Polar ...
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Honest Abe’s Coffee menu

Honest Abe's Coffee is a coffee shop on the East side of Salt Lake City. The business is open early seven days a week and sports a handy drive thru ...
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Asia Palace 2 menu

Asia Palace 2 is a pan-Asian restaurant located in Salt Lake City Utah. The extensive menu features everything from Chinese food to American dishes. The specialty of the restaurant though ...
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Mali Thai menu

Mali Thai is a quick and casual Thai restaurant in downtown Salt Lake City. The restaurant offers a fast and affordable menu that offers new dishes every day of the ...
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El Paisa Grill - mulitas (El Paisa Layton)

El Paisa Grill menu

El Paisa Grill is a popular Mexican restaurant with locations across Utah. Currently there are locations in West Valley, Ogden and Layton - where the menu here was provided from ...
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The Deli At University Pharmacy menu

The Deli is a quick causal restaurant hidden in the back of the University Pharmacy business up by the U of U. Popular with students for a quick meal , ...
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Donut Star Menu

Donut Star in Draper is a donut shop that's open every hour of the day. Yep, that's right, you can grab a donut, donut hole or bagel 24 hours around ...
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Thai Issan menu

Thai Issan is a Thai restaurant located in Taylorsville Utah. The menu features a range of lesser seen dishes not least a few cross overs from Japan and Vietnam. Thai ...
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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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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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Cancun Cafe menu

Cancun Cafe is a casual Mexican restaurant with three locations across Salt Lake City - downtown, Millcreek and Midvale. Cancun Cafe delivered Get great Mexican delivered right to your desk ...
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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 ...
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Freebirds World Burrito menu

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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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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Duck Donuts - box of donuts

Duck Donuts menu

Duck Donuts is a dessert shop located in South Jordan. This is the first location for the national chain in Utah. Duck Donuts menu The following Duck Donuts menu is ...
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Bok Bok Chicken Utah - snow chicken

Bok Bok Utah menu

Bok Bok is a restaurant in Provo and American Fork. The restaurant specialized in Korean style fried chicken available in a variety of preparations. Bok Bok Utah menu The following ...
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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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Teriyaki Boy menu

Teriyaki Boy is a casual Japanese restaurant located in Draper Utah. The mainstay of the men are teriyaki bowl dishes - with thirteen different options available. The menu also includes ...
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Sticky Bird menu

Sticky Bird is a fast food restaurant in Farmington Utah. A portion of all sales goes directly towards addiction awareness and recovery. Sticky Bird menu The following Sticky Bird menu ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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Cubby’s Chicago Beef menu

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Seoul Korean Best Teriyaki Restaurant menu

If you're in the Layton area and looking for great flavors on a budget you don't need to look further than this restaurant. Known also as Best Teriyaki Restaurant to ...
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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 ...
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Sweeto Burrito menu

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Stun Cube - half and half dosirak

Stun Cube menu

Stun Cube is a casual Korean restaurant in South Salt Lake Utah. The restaurant focuses on Dosirak - a Korean bento box of sorts. Follow the business on Facebook for ...
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Teriyaki beef and brown rice (Honolulu Gril)

Honolulu Grill menu

Honolulu Grill is a Hawaiian restaurant with three locations in Utah: West Jordan, Cedar City and St. George. The restaurant offers a number of combo plates at fantastic prices. Honolulu ...
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Chuck's Burger - big cheese

Chuck’s Burger menu

Chuck's Burger is a casual restaurant located in Layton Utah. The special of the house is the Chuck burger that comes loaded with a thick slice of ham. Chuck's Burger ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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Noodle Run menu

Noodle Run is an Asian restaurant located in Murray, Utah. The menu offers a fast casual spin on a variety of noodle based dishes. The restaurant is the work of ...
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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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