Affordable eats that don't burn a hole in your pocket.
Even though holiday shopping is around the corner, you still deserve to eat well.
Here are 5 cheap eats for $8 or less. Prices are subject to change.
4th Avenue Delicatessen
425 N. Fourth Ave.
One of the more affordable restaurants on Fourth Avenue, 4th Ave Deli features hot dogs from $3 – $4.25, BLTs from $5 – $6.50, and sandwiches starting at $7.50.
The Cali.L.T. is a favorite for our resident BLT aficionado, Melissa Stihl.
For more information, visit 4thavedeli.com.
Los Olivos Pizzeria en Menlo Park
937 W. Congress St.
You won’t leave Los Olivos with a whole pizza for under $8, but you can get a Calzone ($6.99), Stromboli ($7.49), Meatball Sandwich ($6.95), Panino Al Italiano ($6.95), or Southwest Chicken Salad ($7.95).
Honorable mention for the $12.95 Seafood Cioppino.
Read our January 2018 article Los Olivos Pizzeria is a charming hidden gem on Tucson’s west side.
Keep up with Los Olivos Pizzeria en Menlo Park on Facebook.
Luke’s Italian Beef
1615 S. Alvernon Way • 6741 N. Thornydale Rd., #157
For a classic Italian Beef Sandwich, Chicago Dog and Fries, or countless other Chicago sandwiches, check out Luke’s. Most items will be under $8, but the price might go over if you add cheese and giardiniera.
Keep up with Luke’s Italian Beef on Facebook.
St. Mary’s Mexican Food
1030 W. St. Marys Rd.
A Tucson institution, St. Mary’s Mexican Food has kept their exceptional scratch-made food at inexplicably affordable prices for decades. Their carne seca plate is the only thing for one person that costs more than $8… and it’s $9.
Read our March 2019 article article St. Mary’s Mexican Food: Fresh Tortillas, Tamales To Go & Legendary Red Chile Burros.
For more information, visit stmarysmexicanfood.com.
Broadway Pizza Cafe
4558 E. Broadway Blvd.
From 11 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., order a humongous slice of cheese pizza for $4.50. Add $2 for a topping and a soft drink.
For more information, visit broadwaypizzacafe.com.
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