You don’t have to break the bank to get a quality meal -- just ask our favorite chefs and foodies!
We surveyed Alex Guarnaschelli, Ryan Scott, Jason Smith and more food gurus on their favorite cheap eats in the U.S. -- and wonderfully for us, they were MORE than happy to share.
See everyone’s picks for the best cheap eats in the United States below!
Jet Tila: CBS Seafood, Los Angeles, CA
Alex Guarnaschelli: Nom Wah Tea Parlor, New York, NY
Melissa Clark: Dosa Royale, Brooklyn, NY
Fabio Viviani: Eggslut, Los Angeles, CA
Geno Vento: Geno's Steak, Philadelphia, PA
Ryan Scott and Kelsey Nixon: The Halal Guys
Graham Elliot: Hema's Kitchen, Chicago, IL
Hugh Mangum: El Tarasco, Los Angeles, CA
Jason Smith: Jack's Bar-B-Que, Nashville, TN
Jeff Mauro: Katy's Dumpling House, Oak Park, IL
Daniel Holzman: Locol, Oakland, CA
Gail Simmons: Made Nice, New York, NY
Rachael Ray: Mamoun's Falafel
Photo Courtesy of Mamoun's Falafel
Michael Chernow: Num Pang, New York, NY
Andrew Zimmern: Papaya King, New York, NY
Mike Solomonov: Pho 75, Philadelphia, PA
Emeril Lagasse: Pho Tau Bay, New Orleans, LA
Buddy Valastro: Piccolo's Famous Cheesesteaks, Hoboken, NJ
Anne Burrell: Republic, New York, NY
Duff Goldman: 7-Eleven