Monday, October 13, 2008

Recession Edition

Times are definitely tough right now - no question. But, you still have to eat! I have decided to make a quick list of restaurant options for those on a budget (and we probably all should be). Apologies to the uptowners, but my cheap eats are definitely concentrated in the downtown region. So hop on the subway, come visit, and let's dine!

WEST VILLAGE
:
Hummus Place - 71 7th Avenue South (at Bleecker)
Westville - 210 W. 10th St. (between west 4th and Bleecker)
Ghandi Cafe - 283 Bleecker St. (between 7th and 6th avenues)
Wogie's - 39 Greenwich Avenue (Charles St.)
BLT Burger - 470 6th Avenue (between 11th and 12th streets)
Moustache - 90 Bedford St. (between Grove and Barrow streets)
Cafe Asean - 117 West 10th St. (between Greenwich and 6th Avenues)
Piadina - 57 West 10th St. (between Fifth and Sixth Avenues)
Zampa - 306 West 13th St. (between 8th and 9th Avenues)

EAST VILLAGE:
Lil Frankies - 19 1st Avenue (between 1st and 2nd streets)
Dumpling Man - 100 Saint Mark's Place (between A and 1st Avenues)
Cafe Himalaya - 78 East 1st St. (between A and 1st Avenues)
Nicky's Vietnamese Sandwiches - 150 East 2nd st. (between A and B Avenues)
Cafecito - 185 Avenue C (between 10th and 11th streets)
Boca Chica - 13 1st Avenue (at 1st street)
Dok Suni- 119 1st Avenue (between 7th and 8th streets)
Momofuku Ssam Bar - 207 2nd Avenue (at 13th street)

LOWER EASTSIDE:
Kuma Inn - 113 Ludlow (between Delancey and Rivington)
Spitzer's Corner - 101 Rivington (at Ludlow)
Tiny's Giant Sandwich Shop - 129 Rivington (at Norfolk)
Teany - 90 Rivington (between Orchard and Ludlow)
Zucco: Le French Diner - 188 Orchard St. (at Houston street)
Bruschetteria - 92 Rivington (between Orchard and Ludlow)

CHELSEA:
OMai - 158 9th Avenue (between 19th and 20th streets)
Nooch - 143 8th Avenue (at 17th street)
El Cocoter0 - 228 West 18th St. (between 7th and 8th Avenues)
Chelsea Thai Wholesale - 75 9th Avenue (Chelsea Market)

UPPER WESTSIDE:
Kefi
- 222 west 79th Street (between Amsterdam and Broadway)
Dinosaur Bar B Que - 646 West 131st St. (at 12th Avenue)
Cafe Frida - 368 Columbus Avenue (between 77th and 78th streets)

4 comments:

Bee said...

Well done, Meg!

Carrie said...

Love this!! Always looking for cheap eats in the city!

BF said...

seriously, great idea! i'm keeping this list handy

Luisa said...

this is great! i'm bookmarking this page.