As much as there are jaw-dropping dining prices in New York city, there are as much incredibly affordable cheap food that wouldn't break the bank if you know where to look. Lucky for you, we've compiled this list of the top 15 best cheap eats destination in New York City

1. Percy's Pizza

134 Elridge St, Lower East Side

Happy #NationalCheesePizzaDay from a true new yorker, the $1 slice.

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Deal: $1, $2, $3 Pizza

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2. Lam Zhou Handmade Noodle

40 Bowery, Chinatown

Deal: $3 for 8 Lam Zhou Dumplings

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4. Caracas Arepas

291 Grand St, Williamsburg

Deal: $7-$8 Delicious Arepas

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5. Vanessa's Dumplings

118 Elridge St, Chinatown

This is definitely one of my favorite epic meals in NYC. #dumplingsgalore As Asian influenced as we are, I wish Hawaii had better and cheaper Chinese food.

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Deal: Most dishes under $5!

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6. 169 Bar

169 East Broadway, Lower East Side


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Deal: Infamous $3 Beer and a Shot

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7. Dough

14 West 19th St, Flatiron

Deal: $3 Whopping Dulce De Leche Doughnut

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8. Yafa Deli and Grocery

907 Fulton Street, Clinton Hill


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Deal: $1.50 Killer Fried Chicken

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9. Basically every BaconEggNCheese

From just about any bodega/deli

That pull tho 🙏🏼🙌🏽 #bagel #cheesepull #breakfast #baconeggncheese

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10. Lao Bei Fang Dumpling House

85-05 Broadway, Elmhurst

Pan fried dumplings - 8 for $2.75 #dumplings #laobeifangdumplinghouse

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Deal: Eight Pork Dumplings for $3.75

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11. Banh Mi Saigon

198 Grand St, Chinatown

Pre-teaching nourishment. Bahn Mi Saigon never disappoints.

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Deal: $6 Banh Mi Sandwiches

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12. Mamoun's

30 St. Marks Place, East Village

Deal: 3.50 Falafel Sandwich

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13. Peter Pan Donut & Pastry Shop

727 Manhattan Ave, Greenpoint

Summer is back in NYC ☀️ #summervibes #summerisback #winterisnotcoming #nyceeeeeats #williamsburg #manhattanlife

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Deal: $1 Donuts, duh.

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14. Every dollar pizza place

All around the city

Deal: $1 Pizza. Bow down.

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